Who we are
The registered office of the Certified Institute for Further Accreditation (CIFA) is at 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9JQ UK. Telephone +44 1865 655704
More information on the CIFA can be found at www.cifa.ac
Your data privacy
CIFA is a data controller and committed to protecting the rights of
to the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR and may
be changed as necessary to reflect changes in the law or in the provision of
CIFA has a Data Protection Officer who can be contacted at the above address.
The information we may collect
We may use your personal information to:
The legal basis for using your information
We only share information with
International transfer of data
As we operate internationally, we may transfer information to other countries for the purposes described in this policy. We rely on multiple legal bases to lawfully transfer personal information internationally. These include your consent, compliance with a legal duty and European Commission approved model contractual clauses which require certain privacy and security protections.
We use your information, as necessary, to send you notifications and
respond to you when you contact us. We may also use your information to promote
new features or products that we think you may be interested in.
How long we keep your personal information
We will keep your personal information for as long as you are a customer and/or member of CIFA. After you stop being a customer and/or member, we may keep your data for one of the following reasons:
We may also keep your data if we cannot delete it for legal or regulatory reasons or for statistical purposes. If we do, we will ensure that your privacy is protected, and the data only used for those purposes. We do not store any payment card information.
Your rights under data protection laws
As a data subject you have certain legal rights regarding data protection:
Please note that, under certain circumstances, your right to have your personal information erased may be limited. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your relationship with us.
Requesting a copy of information held
You can request a copy of the
personal information we hold on you by completing a subject access request (SAR) form or by writing to us at this
Subject Access Request
Certified Institute for Further Accreditation
71-75 Shelton Street
If you have any queries about CIFA and Data Protection, please feel free to contact the Data Protection Officer.
You also have the right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.