Privacy Policy

Our website address is: https://fmsaudit.com

What personal data do we collect from you as a user of this Website and why do we collect it?


When you leave comments on this Website, we collect the data shown in the respective form and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help detect spam.


If you upload images to the Website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included as it is possible to extract location data from such images.

Posts and contact forms


If you leave a comment on our Website you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you login, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days and screen options’ cookies last for one year. If you select “Remember me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you logout of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this Website might include embedded content (e.g. videos, images and articles). Embedded content from other websites behaves in exactly the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites might collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged into that website.


Who do we share your personal data with?

No one.

How long we retain your data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

If you register on our Website as a Member, we also store the personal information provided by you in the user profile. You can see, edit or delete your personal information at any time (except you cannot change your username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights do you have over your data?

If you have an account on this Website, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where do we send your data?

Member’s information are checked by an automated anti-virus detection service.

What about your contact information?

We retain just enough to be able to get in touch with you, usually by email.

How do we protect your data?

We take security seriously. Most of us have received reports of a data breach that has affected one or more of our personal accounts and we don’t like it. So we intend to do our utmost to make sure that it does not happen here to you.

What data breach procedures do we have in place?

We use encrypted technology and delete all expired accounts within 28 days so there is far less risk of exposure to hackers. We keep all of our software components up to date and regularly scan the entire system for viruses, trojans or other malware.

What third parties do we receive data from digitally?


What automated profiling do we undertake with user data

We look at where there are areas of nonconformity and corrective actions following an Internal Audit and/or Management Review to determine if we can offer general advice to our Members, who are defined as any individual and organization registered in this Website with a valid membership subscription.

Regulatory disclosure requirements

We comply with the EU’s GDPR regulations and other applicable regulations – see below – and so you can see whatever data we hold about you and your organization – see also above under What rights do you have over your data?

GDPR: The General Data Protection Regulation (European Union)
PIPEDA: The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada)
CCPA: The California Consumer Privacy Act (California, United States)
APP: Australian Privacy Principles (Australia)
LGPD: The Brazilian General Data Protection Law (Brazil)
DS-GVO, PECR, CNIL, DPA and other cookie law, data and privacy regulations

Please read our terms and conditions, which all users of this website are deemed to have read, understood and accepted before entering.