The Financial Services Compensation Scheme Limited ("FSCS") receives personal information through this website. You may, for example, be asked for personal information if you want to take advantage of specific services that we offer, such as when completing our endowment claim questionnaire or requesting copies of our publications.
In any case where you provide personal information, we will only use it to deliver the services you have requested.
This privacy statement only covers the FSCS's website.
The FSCS site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user's IP address and session information such as the duration of the visit and the type of browser used. This is recognised by the web server and is only used for system administration and to provide statistics, which FSCS uses to evaluate use of the site.
This privacy statement does not cover links within this site to other websites.
Summary of terms
Used to locate and display web pages via a software application. Popular examples include Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Apple Safari.
IP (Internet Protocol)
All networks connected to the internet speak IP, the technical standard that allows data to be transmitted between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood.
If you are connected to the Internet you have one, for example it may look something like this 220.127.116.11..
Delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.