Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


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Prior permission must be obtained for the reproduction or use of textual and multimedia information (images, software, etc.), such permission shall clearly indicate any restrictions on use.

AFOA’s logo or AFOA’s projects logos can only be used if permission is specifically granted by the Chairman of AFOA via email at To seek permission, AFOA must be sent a description of the materials and/or location where the logo(s) will be placed. Only when confirmation of use is received the logo(s) may be used.


AFOA maintains this website to provide information about its activities to the industry and to offer expert advice through the membership. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them.

However, AFOA accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information on this site.

This information is:

  1. of a general nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;

  2. not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date;
  3. sometimes linked to external sites over which AFOA has no control and for which AFOA assumes no responsibility;
  4. not legal advice.

Please note that it cannot be guaranteed that a document available on-line exactly reproduces an officially adopted text.

It is our goal to minimize disruption caused by technical errors. However, some data or information on our site may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. AFOA accepts no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using this site or any linked external sites.

This disclaimer is not intended to limit the liability of AFOA in contravention of any requirements laid down in applicable national law nor to exclude its liability for matters which may not be excluded under that law.

Personal Data Protection/ Privacy policy

AFOA is committed to user privacy. As a not-for-profit organisation, we respect the United Kingdom law and European legislation regarding the General Data Protection Regulation. You have the right to access your personal data and, if necessary, to rectify or remove your information.

The Airport Fire Officers Association seeks to be clear and transparent in the work that we do and, in our recording and use of your personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation.

We hold personal information about you when you apply for AFOA membership and when you retain membership through subscription. We hold personal information about any member and attendee of our annual conference.

Your personal details will not be shared with any other parties and it will be stored securely on our encrypted servers.

If you attend a course or event, we process information about you in order to run the event. We retain information about you relating to the course or event billing, if appropriate, and we track the CPD hours you get credited with by virtue of your participation.

If you want to modify, remove or check your personal data (eg e-mail address) please send an e-mail to Catherine O’Brien. You have the right, by request to be removed from our email lists at any time that you wish by requesting it in writing.

Acceptance of Terms

By visiting AFOA’s website, viewing, accessing or otherwise using any of the services or information created, collected, compiled or submitted to, you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of Service. If you do not want to be bound by our Terms your only option is not to visit, view or otherwise use the services of
You understand, agree and acknowledge that these Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and AFOA and that your use of shall indicate your conclusive acceptance of this agreement.

When you submit content to AFOA you simultaneously grant an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to publish, display, modify, distribute and syndicate your content worldwide. You confirm and warrant that you have the required authority to grant the above license to

AFOA reserves the right to modify these Terms from time to time at our sole discretion and without any notice. Changes to our Terms become effective on the date they are posted and your continued use of after any changes to Terms will signify your agreement to be bound by them.


When someone visits we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify individuals. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source unless we tell you specifically and will explain what we intend to do with it unless the need is clear. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Purpose

Site cookie acceptance This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on the website. You are asked for your consent every time you visit the site.

Google Analytics These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

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