Terms & Privacy

Privacy Policy

MSIF is committed to protecting the privacy of its users. MSIF collects no personal information except where specifically and knowingly provided by such users. Personal information will be gathered by MSIF to improve its services to its users and to personalise website content and style. MSIF will not sell, trade or rent the users personal identifying information to third parties or to advertisers. 

Currently all sections of the site are public access and as such any communication or material that you transmit to, or post on, any area of the site including but not restricted to data, questions, comments, suggestions and contact information or images, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary unless specifically specified on the site.

MSIF collects information on users in two ways: through cookies, and through subscriptions.


‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information that are stored by your Internet browser on your computer. They make it possible for the MSIF websites to identify users and provide them with preferential information e.g. MS in focus downloads

MSIF will use cookies to track users as they travel through the site – for instance, to count the total number of unique users who are accessing the website over a particular period of time.

If you are concerned about cookies, they can be turned off (see the help section in your browser). However, if you do this please note some of the areas of the website may not work as intended. Use of cookies by the MSIF Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Usage

Google Analytics:

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
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It is set only for those people using the forms to prevent multiple submissions. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
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YouTube cookies

We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page