Cookie Policy

Our websites use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can normally modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

This website uses cookies from external services to improve the user experience. The site users Google Analytics Version 4 to help us better understand how visitors use our site. We also use Google Maps API (Maps JavaScript API, Geocoding API, and Places API), these services allow us to allow you to filter apprenticeship results based on your location. Google ReCaptcha V3 is also used to reduce spam across form submissions.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. We do not have any control over other websites and we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst visiting such sites; such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the websites in question.

If you interact with us using social media forums like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn, Youtube, etc., please use the tools provided by those sitesĀ to make choices about how you share your personal data in your social media profile(s).

Social Media

Any content, views, opinions and/or responses to questions uploaded, expressed or submitted by users, other than the content provided by IFST, are solely the views, opinions and responsibility of the person submitting them and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of IFST. IFST is not responsible for content that third parties publish, post, upload, distribute, disseminate or otherwise transmit via the social media accounts created by IFST.

We may share links to other web pages, but these links are not an endorsement of those pages. Similarly, any interactions such as likes, retweets and follows are not an endorsement to those accounts. IFST is not responsible for the content of any website or social media platform not operated by IFST, nor accounts claiming to be IFST.

IFST does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the information available in its social media channels. Nothing contained in or provided through these online channels is intended to constitute advice. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk.

We strongly advise you to protect your identity: do not publish any personal data on our page. These include telephone numbers, email addresses, or any other personal information. If you need to send us these details, please contact us via emailĀ info@ifst.org.

More information

We are registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner. Our registration can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website:

https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/what-we-do/register-of-data-controllers/