Privacy Policy

The National Fostering Agency is committed to protecting your privacy on line and we appreciate that you do not want the personal information you provide to us distributed indiscriminately. Here we explain how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

How we use the information we collect

Our website is predominantly information based, although there are some area’s we may ask you to register your name, e-mail address and relevant personal details. This information is used by us to communicate with you in connection with the purposes that you have requested. We will treat any personal information by which you can be identified in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 0f 1998

If you have submitted your CV to us via our website, we shall only use the information provided by you (including sensitive personal data) to aid the recruitment process within NFA and its associated companies. We will contact you in the future as The National Fostering Agency grows, to inform you of any relevant career opportunities. We will make your information available to managers throughout The National Fostering Agency and its associated companies if relevant to recruitment. We reserve the right to carry out independent checks to verify the contents of your CV. We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website and our services.

The National Fostering Agency and associated companies may also wish to provide you with information about special features of our website or any other service or products we think may be of interest to you. If you would rather not receive this information, please send an e-mail to


Cookies are used for operational purposes within the website.

Protecting your information

The National Fostering Agency places great importance on the security of all

personal identifiable information and recognises that the internet is not a totally secure medium. The National Fostering Agency will keep your details on our server or on a database where every reasonable care has been taken to ensure the security of your data. We also keep your information confidential. The internal procedures of The National Fostering Agency cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information. We will only disclose your information as required by law.

Updating your details

You have a legal right to a copy of all personal information about you held by us. You also have a right to correct any errors in that information. If any of the information that you have provided to The National Fostering Agency changes, you change your e-mail address or name or if you wish us to remove your details from our records, please let us know by sending an e-mail to


By using the National Fostering Agency website you consent to the collection and use of your information by The National Fostering Agency as set out in this privacy policy. If we change our privacy policy, we will post the changes on this page and may place notices on other pages of the website. We will also place a notice on our website should we make any changes so that you may consent to our use of your information in that way. If you do not agree to any such changes please contact us by sending an e-mail to and we shall remove your details from our records.

Contacting our website manager

If you would like to comment about our website or privacy policy we would be please to hear from you: