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Portsmouth Interfaith Forum.

" working to meet the needs of the local faith communities ".


A photograph of the Portsmouth Interfaith Forum Interfaith Coordinator and magistrate Taki Jaffer.

The PIF web site privacy policy.

Data collection.

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups, also referred to as "statements".

This policy contains 1 data group or statement.
Group "Access log information".

We collect the following information:
  • click-stream data,
  • HTTP elements.
This data will be used for the following purposes:
  • completion and support of the current web site activity,
  • web site and system administration,
  • and web site research and development.
This data will be used only by ourselves, and by our volunteer Web Designer & Web MasterNick Bryant. The following explanation is provided by Nick Bryant for why this data is collected. "The web server that hosts the PIF web site automatically collects access logs containing this non personally identifiable information." This policy is valid until 2008-12-31 12:00:00 hours GMT.


Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a web site. A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. The PIF web site does not use HTTP cookies.

Opting in or opting out procedure.

As the PIF web site does not collect personally identifiable information, and as the PIF web site does not use HTTP cookies, the PIF web site does not have an opt in or opt out procedure for the use of personally identifiable information. The PIF web site is mindful of: European Parliament Directive 95/46/EC on the protection of personal data, the UK Data Protection Act 1998, and the UK Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Compact policy summary.

P3P compact policies are a form of a P3P policy which summarizes what the policy says about cookies. Since the PIF web site does not use cookies, there is no compact policy form of this policy. A policy mentions use of cookies if the data element "HTTP Cookies" is in any group or statement in the policy. This data element is found under the data collection group or statement "Dynamic data". As the PIF web site does not use cookies this P3P privacy policy does not have a "Dynamic data" data collection group or statement.

Policy evaluation.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 will evaluate this policy's compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions IE will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (low, medium, medium high, or high; the default is medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie's policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy's compact policy against Microsoft's stated behaviour for IE 6.

Satisfactory policy.

This compact policy is considered satisfactory according to the rules defined by IE 6. IE 6 will accept cookies accompanied by this policy under the:
  • high,
  • medium high,
  • medium,
  • low,
  • and accept all cookies settings.

Dispute resolution and privacy seal.

The PIF web site has the following privacy seal and or dispute resolution mechanism. If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way please contact The UK Information Commissioner's Office, which can help you resolve your concern.
The UK Information Commissioner's Office padlock privacy seal. The Office of the Data Protection Registrar,
Wycliffe House,
Water Lane,
SK9 5AF,
United Kingdom.
Telephone +44 (0) 1625 545 745.
Fax to +44 (0) 1625 524 510.

Alternatively, we invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. How to contact PIF.

External links to additional information about some of the words and phrases used on this page.

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  1. Privacy.
  2. Information Privacy.
  3. Internet Privacy Policy.
  4. Personally Identifiable Information.
  5. EU directive on the protection of personal data.
  6. EU Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003.
  7. UK Data Protection Act.
  8. UK Data Protection Act 1998.
  9. UK Freedom of Information Act 2000.
  10. Information Commissioner.
  11. UK Information Commissioner's Office.
  12. Scottish Information Commissioner.
  13. Scotish Freedom of Information Act 2002.
  14. The Platform for Privacy Preferences Project (P3P).
  15. The W3C and P3P.
  16. Click Stream Data.
  17. HTTP.
  18. The W3C and HTTP.
  19. Web Server.
  20. Server Log.
  21. Web Hosting Service.
  22. IP Address.
  23. HTTP Cookie.
  24. About Cookies.
  25. P3P and Cookies.
  26. Cookie.
  27. Session Cookie.
  28. Persistent Cookie.
  29. Internet Explorer 6 and P3P.
  30. The W3C Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) 1.0 Specification.
  31. Microsoft and the Platform for Privacy Preferences Project.
  32. Access Log.
  33. Web Master.
  34. Web Designer.
The photograph shows the PIF Executive Chairman Taki Jaffer.