Cofunds Blog Privacy Policy

Cofunds is committed to protecting your personal information and ensuring that it is used fairly and responsibly. This policy explains what information we collect about you when you visit this Blog and how it will be used. This policy should be read in conjunction with Blog Terms and Conditions.

Cofunds Ltd is a registered Data Controller under the Data Protection Act 1998. Our registration entry can be found by accessing the Search facility on the Information Commissioners website and entering our company name in the appropriate search box.

All visitors to our websites

Cofunds' websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for Cofunds and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to Cofunds. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

Neither Cofunds nor Google will associate your IP address with any other data held by Cofunds and/or Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Cofunds and Google in the matter and for the purposes set out above.


Cookies are small text files sent by a web server to an internet user's computer when the user accesses the website. There are basically two types of cookie, session and persistent.

Session cookies are used to maintain the state of the connection between the web server and users computer enabling a user once logged in to move between web pages on the same website without having to keep logging in. These are deleted at the end of the browsing session.

Persistent cookies are stored on the hard disk of the internet user's computer, unless the user has configured the web browser not to accept cookies. Persistent cookies can be used for authenticating users and maintaining specific information about users, such as site preferences and to provide the website owner with information about how users use their site.

As explained above, Cofunds website uses cookies to analyse how users use the site. A full explanation of cookies and how they can be controlled and deleted can be found at the following website,, operated by international solicitors Pinsent Masons LLP.

User Registration

During the user registration process you will be asked for your name and email address. This information will be retained and used by Cofunds only for the purpose of identifying you when you login to the site and attributing any information you post on the site to you. This information will be shared with service providers purely for the purposes of granting you access to this site.

Posting of Information

When you post information to this site you implicitly consent to Cofunds publishing this data on the site, subject to the terms, and in particular the House Rules. Where you post information identifying another individual you will be deemed to have gained the consent of that individual for the publishing of that information.

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Last updated 19/10/2010