Privacy and Cookies Policy statement for Members, Partners and visitors


Privacy and Cookies Policy statement for Members, Partners and visitors

We collect individual and company name, addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and individual's dates of birth. We also gather information about which site pages you have visited. In addition we also gather details about your pets. This information can only be collected if you register either as a member or a partner.

Sharing of the information this site gathers.

Information is shared with third parties where you have asked for a product or service provided by them directly. Your request for the service is taken as implicit request for your data to be shared with the third party. In other parts of the site you will be offered the opportunity to opt out.

The privacy policies of partners on this site is not under our control.

Opt out procedure

Visitors can opt out of the information sharing with third parties, when they register as a member or a partner by checking the "opt out box".

Other uses of registration information

Information from the user registration is aggregated to provide statistics such as the percentages of visitors with different reasons to be on the site. This information is shared only as aggregate statistical information.

Cookies

Our website uses "cookies", which are small data files that are used as unique identifiers. They are sent from the website's servers to your computer or mobile phone and stored on your device, and may then be sent back to our website's servers with updated data as you browse our website.

Cookies are used to record information about your preferences as you browse our website, which allows us to improve your experience by tailoring the website accordingly. Cookies can also be used to identify you every time you revisit our website.

A 'session cookie' will expire at the end of your browsing session once you close your web browser; 'persistent cookies' on the other hand have a set expiry date and will be stored on your computer until either this date is reached, or you delete your cookies using your browser settings.

How We Use Cookies

The following is a list of cookies used by our website, and what they are used for:

Type of Cookie Purpose of Cookie
Session cookies (sometimes called phpsessid) This type of cookie allows our web servers to respond to your actions on the website, such as moving through online forms or browsing the website. The website wouldn't work for you without it.
Analytics cookies (sometimes called utma, _utmz) These cookies enable the function of Google Analytics or other analytics software. This software helps us take and analyse collective visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers and response to marketing activity. That information is not held at individual customer level and helps us to improve the website and your experience, and to ensure our marketing campaigns are relevant.
Third party referral cookies (sometimes called drt) These cookies are set by third party companies which refer you to our website or advertise our products. We don't control the setting of these cookies.
Preferences cookies These cookies help us recognise you when you return to our website. For example, your language preferences.

Third-Party Cookies

Our website uses the following third-party suppliers and partners who may also set cookies on your computer or mobile phone as you browse our website. If you would like to know more about how these third-parties use cookies to collect and store your data, please use the links below:

Please note that, where we embed content from third-party sites such as Flickr and YouTube, you may also have cookies from these third-party websites installed on your device. Dog Friendly does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website for more information.

Please also note that, if you use one of the ‘sharing tools’ on our website to share content using social networks, these social networks may install a cookie on your device. Dog Friendly does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website for more information.

Blocking Cookies

The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will allow you to block cookies from being installed on your device via your browser settings.

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:

  • Firefox – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies
  • Internet Explorer – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
  • Google Chrome - http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
  • Safari – http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html
  • Opera - http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser.

Please be aware that restricting the use of cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

Deleting Cookies

The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will allow also allow you to delete selected / all cookies currently installed on your device.

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:

  • Firefox – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies
  • Internet Explorer – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
  • Google Chrome - http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
  • Safari – http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html
  • Opera - http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

Similarly, mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to delete cookies using their mobile browser.

Please note that this will usually only remove any cookies currently installed on your device; you must also change your browser settings (above) if you wish to prevent cookies being installed in future. Please be aware that deleting cookies already stored on your device may impact on the usability of our website.

Contact Details and Useful Information

This website is owned and operated by Dog Friendly Limited. If you have any questions about our use of cookies and how we collect and store your data, then please contact sales@dogfriendly.co.uk.

For more information on cookies and how they work, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Log Files

Standard web server log files are used for statistical analysis. This information cannot be linked to your personal information and is used for statistical purposes only.

Third party advertising

Some graphics (advertisements) on the site may be provided by a third party. We do not provide personal information to any such third party which would allow them to associate your personal information with any information they may gather.

Security

Access to data is limited to key employees through use of passwords.

Links

This web site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are clicking to another Web site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

E-mail

If a user contacts the site via email, he/she may receive communications other than the response to the initial e-mail, unless specifically requested by the user (i.e. the user will not be defaulted into receiving any secondary/promotional material).

Server

The server of this site is hosted by another company, but the information of the client are not shared with the server host.

Notification of Changes in Privacy and Cookie Policy

If we are going to use your personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify you via e-mail. Otherwise please check this privacy statement.

Queries / Inaccuracies /Contact

If you find any inaccuracies in your personal information you can have it corrected by e-mailing: info@dogfriendly.co.uk


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