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    Privacy Statement

    This IFG Group website is operated by IFG Group plc ("IFG") a company incorporated in Ireland.The purpose of this Privacy Policy statement is to explain how we use personal information that we may obtain about you on this IFG Group website. By using the IFG Group web site you agree to the use of your information as set out below.

    Use of your Personal Information

    You are not required to provide your details or complete any registration process before you can use this website. When you use certain products and services, you may be required to provide your details, for example, in completing a loan application. For an explanation of how your information will be used, please refer to the specific privacy policy statements, which will be brought to your attention for such specific products and services.We may use your information to administer any prize draws or competitions you may enter.

    Marketing Programme

    When you provide us with your information, the specific privacy policy for any product or service will explain to you how we may use information to select products or services which we think will interest you. We may keep you informed of such products and services (including special offers, discounts, offers, competitions and so on by any of the following methods: e-mail, telephone, SMS text message, post, or otherwise (including products and services of other companies and organisations) which we consider may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive such information you will be provided with the means to indicate this when you use the particular products or services on this website.

    Cookies

    New technologies are emerging on the Internet that help us to deliver customised visitor experiences. In particular, there is a technology called "cookies" which may be used by us to provide you with, for example, customised information from our website. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your internet browser, which may then store it on your system. Cookies allow us to understand who has seen which pages and advertisements, to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our website. Depending on the type of cookie we use, cookies also allow us to make our website more user friendly, for example, permanent cookies allow us to save your password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time you visit our website.If you wish, you can usually adjust your browser so that your computer does not accept cookies. Alternatively you can adjust your browser to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer. How you adjust your browser to stop it accepting cookies or to notify you of them, will depend on the type of internet browser programme your computer uses. If your computer uses Microsoft Windows Explorer or Netscape Navigator, you will need to follow these instructions after clicking onto this link www.allaboutcookies.org. Go to the heading "Manage Cookies". Click onto the option you prefer, either stopping cookies being installed, or notifying you of them. From the list provided, click onto the programme which your computer uses. If this is not shown on the list, click on the "help" heading on the bar at the top of this page, search for information on "cookies" - an explanation of how to delete cookies will appear, then follow these instructions.Please remember, cookies do not contain confidential information such as your home address, telephone number or credit card details. We do not exchange cookies with any third party websites or external data suppliers.Your browser also generates other information, including which language the site is displayed in, and your Internet Protocol address ("IP address"). An IP address is a set of numbers which is assigned to your computer during a browsing session whenever you log on to the Internet via your internet service provider or your network (if you access the Internet from, for example, a computer at work). Your IP address is automatically logged by our servers and used to collect traffic data about visitors to our web sites. We do not use your IP address to identify you personally. We only keep cookies for the duration of your visit to our website

    Security

    We take security issues seriously and will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. We use 128-bit secure encryption through a secure socket layer. This is currently the Internet standard for the secure transmission of data. You may see your browser show a padlock or key at the bottom right hand side of your screen. For more information about the security settings double click on this icon when it appears.

    General

    You have the right to see a copy of any personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998) that we keep about you, upon receipt of a written request and payment of a fee. If you wish to see your information or are concerned that any of the information we hold on you is incorrect please contact us.If you have any concerns about this Privacy Policy, please email group@ifggroup.com