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.

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.dogfriendlycompetition.co.uk (referred to in this Privacy Policy as the "Website"). Other sites to which the Website may be linked are not covered by this Privacy Policy.

Data protection

Dog Friendly complies with the Data Protection Act 1998 ("the DPA"). For the purposes of the DPA, Dog Friendly is the data controller and sole owner of the personal data collected on the Website.

Dog Friendly do not sell, share or transfer this information except as set out in this Privacy Policy.

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 DPA gives you the right to access details that We hold about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the DPA. A small fee may be payable in respect of any access request.

For more information please refer to Our respective Data Protection Policies.

Information We may collect from you

It is not necessary for you to register with Us in order to access the Website. However We may collect some information from the Website. 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 vote for a picture in the Competition
  • to notify you about the Competition's prize winners

We may also use your data for the purposes of advertising, marketing and public relations, so as to provide you with information about relevant goods and services We provide which may be of interest to you and We may contact you about these by post or telephone. We will only contact you via e-mail for marketing purpose if we have received your consent via ticking the appropriate boxes

You can unsubscribe from receiving e-mails using the unsubscribe option within e-mails. If you do not wish to hear from us via post or telephone please let us know at any time.

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 steve@dogfriendly.co.uk

Third Parties

We offer you the option of consenting to receive information from selected partners via tick box options. We will not provide your information to third parties without this consent except where we are required by law to do so in order to enforce or apply our conditions of use.

At all times, Dog Friendly will control and be responsible for the use of your personal information.

Consent

By using the Website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in the manner set out above. And as described we will only send marketing information to you via e-mail

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 steve@dogfriendly.co.uk