Privacy & Cookies is the web site of FISITA, the International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies. The publisher of this web site is FISITA (UK) Limited, a wholly owned company of FISITA. We have developed this Privacy Policy to advise users of our site about our policy regarding the collection and use of personal information about visitors and customers to the site.


Visitor Information

We may set cookies to your computer. Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. The information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information about cookies visit [] or []. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. [However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function if you remove cookies from your browser.]


Collection and Use of Your Personal Information

When you subscribe, register, make purchases or at other times, we collect and store personally identifiable information from you that may include your name, postal and e-mail addresses, credit card information, facts about your profession, company and responsibilities and information regarding your computer system.

Information collected about users and customers may be used by us and our affiliates and partnering third-party companies to provide users and customers with information concerning the features of the site, to enable us to provide the products you requested, to personalise content and advertising, to send you e-mail notifications about our services and products, for audits, to perform statistical analysis of user behaviour in order to measure interest in the various areas of our site (such as for product development purposes), to enforce our user agreement and to inform advertisers as to how many users have seen or “clicked” their advertising banners. We will disclose site usage information to third parties only in aggregate.

From time to time, we may conduct online surveys and competitions or generate content that is presented by aggregating activity of users on the site. These surveys and competitions are entirely voluntary and you may decline to participate.


Opting Out from Mailings

From time to time, we may make individual user or customer information available to carefully selected third parties to send you information through e-mail or postal mail about their products or services. In all cases, you will have the opportunity to opt-out of receiving such third party mails at the point where we request the user or customer information (such as our mailing list form or bookstore checkout).

If you currently receive communications from FISITA and you wish to be removed from our database, you can either: email us at [email protected] or call the following telephone number:

+44 (0) 1279 883 470.

A user may change/correct his/her preferences or personal information at any time by contacting us at the above e-mail address or phone number. We retain the right to contact a subscriber or registered user regarding account status, orders for products or services, changes to the registration agreement or to enforce any user agreement.

We will remove any registrant (and their personal information) from our database pursuant to a request from the registrant, including full name and e-mail address, to [email protected]. You may not be able to fully access this web site if you request removal of your personal information.

Third Party Web Sites

Forms may be provided on behalf of partners when special offers or discounts on services are made available to visitors. Information collected on these forms is not used us for any purposes other than to provide the service in question. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of our web site partners.

This site also contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external web sites which we link to.


How we protect your information

We have put in place security procedures and technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal information.

We will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information. However, you should be aware that the use of the Internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred from you or to you via the Internet.

Overseas Transfers

The information you provide may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (‘EEA’) that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and restrictions on its use as set out in this policy. However, we will take steps to ensure adequate protections are in place to ensure the security of your information. The EEA comprises the EU member states plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. By submitting your information you consent to these transfers for the purposes specified above.


The site provides users with opportunities to purchase technical papers, books, CD ROMs and other knowledge related products and services. All transactions through the site are covered by a dedicated terms and conditions statement. Visitors are encouraged to read this statement to ensure they understand the conditions of sale.

FISITA Spotlight, Blog and Technical Webinars

The views and opinions expressed in the FISITA blog and Technical Webinars are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of FISITA.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the operation of this site, or your interaction with it, please contact us at:

FISITA (UK) Limited,
New Mead Barn,
Wickham Hall,
Hadham Road,
Bishops Stortford,
CM23 1JG

Phone: +44 (0) 1279 883 470
[email protected]