Tayside Dogs is committed to protecting your privacy when using our online
services and will process any personal data in accordance with the current Data
Protection Legislation. In this policy we explain how and why we collect your
information, what we do with it and what controls you have over our use of it.
Tayside Dogs collects and processes information about you
in order to;
(i) identify your device(s), browser(s) and operating system(s) to enhance your web experience with us;
(ii) improve our Services and Website;
(iii) carry out research on the demographics, interests and behaviour of users;
(iv) send you information we think you may find useful in order to keep in touch with you and supply you with information relating to our work;
You may be asked for information about yourself, such as your name, e-mail address, postal address and telephone number when you attempt to contact us. You are under no obligation to provide this information, but if you don’t then we may not be able to provide you with the best service.
When you visit our website, we automatically log your IP address (the unique address which identifies your computer, or mobile device, on the internet) which is automatically recognised by our web server. We use IP addresses to help us administer our websites and to collect broad demographic information. Non-personal information about you is used to collect such information as the type of internet browsers used, the site from which you linked to our websites or the type of device you are using to access our website. You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on our websites as stated in "why do we collect data".
We will keep the information and data relating to your use of the website only for as long as we consider it necessary in relation to the reasons we set out in "what data do we collect and how do we use it."
Tayside Dogs places a great importance on the security of all
information associated with our users. We have security measures in
place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of any user
data under our control.
For example, our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorised personnel have access to user information. With regard to our websites, we use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt financial information you input before it is sent to us. While we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur, we use our best efforts to prevent this.