1. Who we are

Afia Consulting ltd, trading as Afia, is a private limited company registered in England & Wales (05760844). Our registered office is Swan House The Park, Market Bosworth, Nuneaton, England, CV13 0LJ.

2. Disclaimer

The information, materials and opinions on this site are for general information only and can’t be taken as professional advice. Don’t rely on them as a substitute for advice on specific circumstances and we don’t take responsibility for any loss that might come from you relying on them.

Where we link to other websites their information practices might be different to ours. Obviously we’re not responsible for the privacy policies or content of those sites and we don’t have any control over any information they collect.

3. Copyright

The contents of this site are protected by copyright. You can make copies of copyright material on this site for your own use but not for publishing. If you say it came from this site and don’t change any content you can make a reasonable number of paper copies to distribute (not including any third party material included on this site). You can’t use the materials published on this site in any other way unless you get our permission, which you can ask for by emailing ben[@]benafia.com.

his is how Afia Consulting ltd uses and protects information you give us when you use this website. We promise to keep your information private and will never pass it on to a third party.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to surveys and offers

We use three types of cookies:

  • essential
  • advertising and tracking
  • analytics and customisation


These cookies are essential to you moving around the websites and using its features, like accessing secure areas. Without these cookies our websites won’t work properly.

Advertising and tracking

We advertise our own products and services on our website and you may see adverts for us elsewhere on the internet. The cookies mean we can show you adverts based on the content you visit the most, therefore topics you’re most interested in. The cookies show us where you saw the advert, help us understand how effective our advertising is and limit the number of times you see an advert.  We also use cookies to tailor the content of our newsletter and the emails we send you so that the content is more relevant to you. Cookies help us to see which of our articles are most popular and the types of journey visitors have to our websites. If we include links to social networks like Facebook they may use information about your visit to target advertising to you on their websites.

Advertising and customisation

Our analytics cookies collect information about how you use our website and help us improve how it works. For instance, this could be the pages you visit most often and error messages from those pages.

We also have customisation cookies that allow us to remember the choices you make (such as your username and password) and give more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you’ve made to text size, fonts and other parts of our web pages that you can customise.

They may also be used to provide services you’ve asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.

How we use cookies

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to visitors’ needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis and then the data is removed from the system.

Cookies help us provide you with a better website, by seeing which pages you find useful and not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookies we use

Cookie nameDescription
__utmaGoogle Analytics: We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.
__utmbGoogle Analytics stores IP address anonymously on its servers in the US, and neither CIVIC or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.
__utmcThese cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.
Cookie nameDescription (not accepting notice)
_gat_Used to Throttle request rate
PHPSESSIDDefault PHP cookie that fires as soon as a session starts on the website, and ends when the browser closes.
__gid gtag_Google Analytics to distinguish users

What’s a web beacon?

Web beacons are usually tiny transparent images or anchor tags that help website owners track what people do on web pages. They can also send us information in cookies such as whether an email has been opened. We use web beacons with cookies to better understand our website and the emails we send you. They help  us improve the site, make sure content is relevant to you and to better manage our site and email content.