This privacy policy sets out how Dog Friendly Perthshire uses and protects any information that you give Dog Friendly Perthshire when you use this website.

Dog Friendly Perthshire is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Dog Friendly Perthshire may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 27th April 2018.

Dog Friendly Perthshire is the trading name of Mrs Katie Jane McCandless-Thomas.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title;
  • contact information including email address;
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
  • other information relevant to customer surveys or offers.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.

We may contact you by email, telephone or post. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests. When you provide your information on the website, we will limit the use of the information for the purpose for which it was collected in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. Other limited uses of your information may include:

∙           To respond to your questions and comments; to provide you with access to certain areas and features on the website; and to communicate with you about your activities on the website.

∙           To fulfill your requests.

∙           To investigate suspected fraud, harassment, physical threats, or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, the rules or policies of the website, or the rights of third parties; or to investigate any suspected conduct which we deem improper.

∙           To the extent that you provide us with financial information (such as credit card or bank account numbers) in connection with shopping or commercial services offered on the website, we may use the financial information that you provide to fulfil your order.

∙           To help us develop, deliver and improve our products, services, content and advertising.

∙           To share with our partners involved in creating, producing, delivering, or maintaining the website, as required to perform functions on our behalf in connection with the website (such as administration of the website, administration of promotions or other features on the website, marketing, data analysis, and customer services).In order to share such information, it may be necessary for us to transmit your information outside the European Union and you agree to this transfer. Further use or disclosure of information by these parties for other purposes is not permitted.

∙           To share with third party service providers whom we employ to perform functions on our behalf in connection with the website (such functions may include, but are not limited to, order fulfilment, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analysing data and providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service). These third party service providers have access to information that is needed to perform their functions, and may collect or store information as part of their performance of these functions, but are not authorised to use it for other purposes.

∙           For our internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve our products, services and customer communications.

∙           For other purposes as disclosed when your information is collected or in any additional terms and conditions applicable to a particular feature of the website.

∙           For disclosures required by law, regulation, or court order.

∙           For the purpose of or in connection with legal proceedings or necessary for establishing, defending, or exercising legal rights.

∙           In an emergency to protect the health or safety of users of the website or the general public, or in the interests of national security.

Except as provided for herein, we will not provide any of your information to any third parties without your specific consent.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes;
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at info@dogfriendlyperthshire.co.uk

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law so to do. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU 2016/679). If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Dog Friendly Perthshire, 8C James Street, Perth PH2 8LZ or e-mail info@dogfriendlyperthshire.co.uk.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.