Cookie notice

Effective from 15 September 2021

  1. Introduction

This cookie notice (notice) applies to the use of cookies and other similar technologies on the website (“Website”). The purpose of this notice is to provide you with information about what cookies are and how they work. It also explains what cookies we use, what they do and how you can control what cookies we use when you visit our Website.

References in this notice to “you” or “your” are references to individuals who use the Website.

  1. Who is the controller?

Unless we notify you otherwise the Fraud Advisory Panel (“The Panel”) is the controller for your personal data. The Fraud Advisory Panel is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales, whose registered office is at Chartered Accountants Hall, London, EC2R 6EA, UK.  References in this notice to “The Panel”, “we”, “us” or “our” are references to the Fraud Advisory Panel. If you have any questions about this notice please contact us at [email protected].

This Website includes links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our Website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

  1. What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device (e.g. computer, smartphone, electronic device which accesses the internet) when you visit a website. Cookies can be useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device, preferences and generally help to improve your online experience. You can find more information about cookies at: and

  1. What types of cookies do we use?

There are four types of cookies that we use: Necessary Cookies, Statistics Cookies, Marketing Cookies and Preferences Cookies. These cookies perform different functions as explained below.

We use both first party and third party cookies. First party cookies are set by the website you are visiting. Third party cookies are set by a domain which is different to the website you are visiting.

Cookies can be either session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies are cookies which are deleted when you close your internet browser. Persistent cookies stay in place after you have closed your browser, for example, a cookie which tracks whether you are a new or return visitor to the Website. Details on how long these cookies last for are set out in our cookie tool.

  1. Consent

Necessary Cookies will always be active on your device, but we ask for your consent to place Statistics, Marketing and Preferences Cookies and other similar technologies on your device. If at any time you want to change your cookie settings, including withdrawing your consent to this processing, we would encourage you to do this via the link to our cookie tool which can be accessed here. You may need to refresh the page before the changes to the settings take effect. The link to our cookie tool is also available at the foot of every page on the Website.

  1. Necessary Cookies

  1. Statistics Cookies

  1. Marketing Cookies

  1. Preferences Cookies

  1. How to block all cookies and the consequences of this

If you want to block all cookies, you may be able to do this through the settings in your browser for each browser you use and each device you use to access the internet. Please be aware that some areas of our Website may not work if your browser does not accept cookies. The “Help” function within your web browser should tell you how to make these changes, alternatively provides further information on how to do this and on how to delete cookies.

You may also block cookies using our cookie tool which can be accessed here.