Privacy and cookies policy

At Family Rights Group we take your right to privacy very seriously. We do not sell, share or rent any personally identifiable information to third parties.

We understand that not everybody will be familiar with what cookies are or why they are used and this Policy serves to provide our valued users with some general information about cookies and some specific information about the cookies that we use.

This Policy adheres to the Privacy and Electronic Communications ( EC Directive) (Amendment ) Regulations 2011, as implemented by UK Law in accordance with European Directive 2002/58/EC and its amended provision, European Directive 2009/136/EC.

Any personal information will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and is strictly for Family Rights Group use only. We may revise this privacy policy from time to time.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are effectively small text files comprising of letters and numbers which are downloaded on to a user’s computer device whenever the user visits certain websites. Although Cookies do not provide personally identifiable information the purpose of the recently implemented legislation is to protect the privacy of internet users.

How do I manage my Cookies?

Most web browsers automatically have Cookies enabled by default. This does not mean that you cannot change your default setting. You can easily do so by locating the 'Help' menu on your device.

What type of Cookies does Family Rights Group's website use?

We DO NOT use Cookies in order to gather and store information of a confidential, sensitive and personal nature. We use Google Analytics and the information we retain through the use of Cookies is made up of letters and numbers and creates a unique reference individual to each user.

Research surveys

When completing online research surveys for Family Rights Group, most surveys will be anonymous. However depending on the nature of the research to be carried out, Family Rights Group from time to time will ask for your contact details i.e. name, address, organisation, telephone number and email address. Surveys are currently completed via a secure external online survey called Survey Monkey which is password protected. In compliance with the Data Protection Act, Survey Monkey complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Program and will take all steps, reasonably necessary to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of personal information. The data collected through these surveys will be used for research analysis for Family Rights Group and its associated projects only. 

What is Google Analytics and why do we use it?

A significant number of websites across the globe use Google Analytics in order to analyse data relating to the number of unique visitors visiting their websites on a daily basis. The information which Google provides enables companies to monitor the success of the website which in turn enhances the users' visiting experience. We use Google analytics as it enables us to monitor how long each user spends on each individual page, meaning that we can observe carefully, the length of time each visitor spends on each page. We can therefore remove any content which is not viewed and replace this material with more helpful material therefore enhancing both the users' visiting experience and the functionality of our website. For more information on Google Analytics please see here.


By observing and using the services offered on our website you signify that you accept our Cookie Policy. If you do not agree or consent to any part of our Policy then we must ask you to please discontinue using our website immediately.