Cookies Policy

Welcome to Fuels Industry UK's Cookies policy. The association, company no 01404376 registered in England and Wales is committed to protecting your personal data. Whenever we collect such data, we are legally obliged to use your data in line with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal data. 


This privacy policy is in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and UK GDPR. 



What cookies will be used on the website? 


The website uses (first party and third party) cookies (small files placed on website users’ hard drive) or similar to distinguish you from other users of the website. This helps us to provide you with a high-quality experience when you browse the website and also allows us to improve the website.  


We use the following categories of cookies on the website: 


Type of cookies 


Strictly Necessary Cookies 

Some cookies are essential for the operation of the website. For example, some cookies allow us to identify registered users and ensure they can access the website. If a registered user opts to disable these cookies, the user may not be able to access all of the content of the website. 

ARRAffinity - This cookie is set and used by Azure Hosting Platform. 

ASP.NET_SessionId - This cookie is set and used by the runtime. 

_RequestVerificationToken - This cookie is set when accessing any members area page.  

yourAuthCookie - This cookie is set when logged into the members area. 



As long as necessary 

Performance Cookies 

Other cookies may be used to analyse how users use the website and to monitor its performance. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience by customising the offering and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For example, performance cookies may be used to keep track of which pages are most popular and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages.  

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. We use Google Analytics to monitor how visitors use the website, to compile reports and to help us improve the website. Please see Google’s privacy policy here for further information on the data Google collects and how it is processed. If you prefer to not have data reported by Google Analytics, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On by following the instructions here. You may opt out of Google's use of tracking technologies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page here. 

_ga, _gat, _gid cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. 


As long as necessary 



We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. 




We share your personal data with the following: 

  • Third party providers where this is necessary for essential operations of the business (such as the operator of our website). In such instances, we require via contracts that third party providers comply with our data protection policies or confirm that they have a suitable data protection policy in place. 


  • Auditors, regulators and government authorities in connection with our compliance procedures, and our legal and regulatory obligations; 


  • a purchaser or prospective purchaser of all or part of our assets or our business, and their professional advisers, in connection with the purchase; and 


  • other recipients where we are authorised or required by law to do so. 


 We do not transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area (please note, we cannot guarantee such data is kept within the UK only due to the service level agreements with some of our third party providers).  




Under the UK GDPR, you may have rights in certain circumstances in relation to your personal data of: 


  1. Access to and porting of your personal data; 
  2. Rectification, erasure or restriction of your personal data;
  3. Right to withdraw consent; 
  4. Objection of certain processing of your personal data (for example, that based on our legitimate interests – as described above).  


If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us by telephone 020 72697600 or email 




We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.  



This site has links to sites that the association does not own, control or maintain. We cannot be responsible for their privacy policies and practices and we make no representations or warranties about the privacy practices of those sites. Similarly, we cannot be responsible for the policies and practices of any site from which you linked to our site. We recommend that you review the privacy policy of other sites carefully and contact the operator if you have concerns or questions. 



This version was last updated in September 2022. 



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