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The Sexwise website is owned and run by the sexual health charity FPA (the Family Planning Association).
Your privacy is important to us. We comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and will comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
We collect information from visitors to our website to help us understand how the site is used and to send out information to you when you have requested this.
We record and store information about all visits made to the Sexwise website. This information will not identify you; it may include:
If you have a Google account and have previously logged into it on the device you’re using to access our website, we may collect information from Google such as your age group, gender and interests. We can't and don't link this information to you or use it to identify you.
If you register an account, request information or wish to opt in to email updates you may need to provide us with personal details such as your email address, name, address or telephone number.
When you’re logged into our website you’re no longer completely anonymous to us and we may collect information such as when you last logged in.
If we give you (or you choose) a username and password to access certain parts of this site, you’re responsible for keeping these confidential.
A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer. We use a number of different cookies on our website. We use them to give you a better experience or to help us learn what we’re doing well and where we can improve.
We hope you’ll be happy for us to use these cookies but, if not, please take one of the following actions:
You can use Google's browser add-on to reject Google Analytics cookies.
We may use Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting service. This helps us understand information about our website visitors such as age group, gender and interests. This information is gathered and stored by Google. We can't identify you from this information. Google records information using cookies named ‘AID‘ and ‘TAID‘. These can be used to link your activity across different devices if you’ve previously signed in to your Google Account on another device. More information about Google advertising cookies. You can use Ads Settings to control which advertising cookies you receive.
If you log in to your account on our website we use a session cookie to remember that you’ve logged in. Without it, you would need to log in every time you visited a new page. The cookie only lasts until you close your browser.
If you prefer not to have cookies stored on your computer you can use your browser to reject them. You can also delete any cookies already stored on your computer. More information about cookies and how to control and delete them can be found at www.aboutcookies.org
Any anonymous information is used to help us improve our website.
Any personal details you provide may be stored on the FPA web server and/or other FPA database(s) and may be used by us:
The information we collect from our website is for the use of FPA only, unless stated otherwise.
We’ll never pass your personal information to a third party without your consent, except to companies acting on our behalf in performing our normal business or when obliged to do so by law.
You’re entitled to find out if we hold any personal information about you and to access this information. You have the right to ask us to amend and/or delete this information. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Sexwise c/o FPA, 23–28 Penn Street, London N1 5DL for more information.
The information on this website can only give you general information about sexual health. This information is based on the evidence and medical opinion available at the time this information was produced. Different people may give you different information and advice about certain points.
You don’t need permission to create a link from your website to most pages of our website. However, please do not link to our PDFs, Word documents or image files without written permission. You can request permission by emailing email@example.com. We reserve the right to request the removal of any link to any part of our website.
If you would like Sexwise to link to your website please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We get many requests so you may not hear back from us straight away. Our policy is to link only to sites which provide accurate, up-to-date and UK-applicable information around sexual health. We don’t link to directories. We’ll contact you by email to let you know of our decision. We reserve the right to choose which sites we link to and will not enter into any correspondence about our decision process.
You may not download any of our files (for example PDF versions of our leaflets) and host them on another website.
FPA is not responsible for the content or policies of external websites we link to from the Sexwise website.
We may link to websites which also offer commercial services. The inclusion of a link to an external website from the Sexwise website is not an endorsement of that website, the site's owners or their products/services