Privacy Policy

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data We collect from you, or that you provide to Us, will be processed by Us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how We will treat it.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data We collect from you, or that you provide to Us, will be processed by Us in respect of the DogFriendly Award website only. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how We will treat it.

Use of this website by you constitutes acceptance by you of this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy"). If you do not wish to accept this Privacy Policy, then you must not use this website.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is:

  • to assure you that We recognise and fully respect the privacy and personal data of the visitors to this website; and
  • to explain what personal information We collect from this website and how We ensure its best protection.

This Privacy Policy governs this website at www.dogfriendlyawards.com (referred to in this Privacy Policy as the "Website"). Other sites to which the Website may be linked (including DogFriendly.co.uk) are not covered by this Privacy Policy and have their own privacy policies.

Data protection

Dog Friendly comply with the General Data Protection Regulations May 2018 ("GDPR). For the purposes of the GDPR, Dog Friendly is the data controller and sole owner of the personal data collected on the Website.

We use up-to-date industry procedures to keep personal data as safe and secure as possible and to protect against loss, unauthorised disclosure or access. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although We will do Our best to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once We have received your information, We will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

The GDPR gives you the right to access details that We hold about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the GDPR at any time.

Information We may collect from you

It is not necessary for you to register with Us in order to access the Website. However in order to nominate/recommend a business for the awards we require some information from yourselves to validate the nomination and provide you with free DogFriendly membership access. The basic personal information about you which we may collect and process is:

  • your name
  • your phone number
  • your e-mail address

We may also collect and process information provided by you at the time of posting material to the Website, as well as details of your visit to the Website (including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data), and the resources that you use. Further, if you contact Us, We may also keep a record of that correspondence.

Uses made of the information

We may use information held about you in the following ways:

  • to ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer, tablet or mobile device
  • to allow you to participate in the free prize draw
  • to enable you to post information about recommended places or businesses and images of those locations
  • to allow you to send personal images to the Dog Friendly Facebook page
  • to notify you about the Awards nominations and prize winners

We will not use your e-mail or data for marketing purposes unless you specifically opt in to subscribe to our e-newsletters. You can unsubscribe to these e-mail at any time using the unsubscribe link within the e-mails you receive. We may provide you information about DogFriendly offers and news via post or telephone, if you do not want to receive this information you can let us know at any time at info@dogfriendly.co.uk.

Changing the information We hold about you

If you would like to change any information We hold about you that has been collected via use of this Website or want to it to be removed from our database, you should contact info@dogfriendly.co.uk

We will only hold onto the personal data you have provided for the Award website for 1 year. After this time your data will be disposed from our records. If you have subscribed to DogFriendly e-mails your data will be periodically cleansed in accordance with the service from our e-mail provider, currently Mail Chimp.

Third Parties

We do not at present forward the information collected about you to any third parties except where required by law to do so or in order to enforce or apply our Conditions of use or if you have specifically opted in to receive e-mails from our Award partners.

The Award partners for 2018 are as follows and you can review their privacy policies relating to using your e-mail data as below.

Agria – click here to see Agria’s privacy policy
Eurotunnel – click here to read Eurotunnel’s privacy policy
Woof & Brew – click here to read Woof & Brew’s privacy policy
Passpawt – click here to read Passpawt’s privacy policy

Consent

By using the Website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in the manner set out above.

You have the right to ask Us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if We intend to use your data for such purposes or if We intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by contacting steve@dogfriendly.co.uk

External websites

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of Our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Changes to Privacy Policy

The internet and data privacy best practice are both developing. We therefore reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time. If this Privacy Policy changes in any way, We will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information We collect, how We use it and under what circumstances, if any, We will share it with other parties.

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to info@dogfriendly.co.uk