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This page explains how Pet Blood Bank uses any information you
give to us, and the ways in which we protect your privacy.
Pet Blood Bank UK ("[Company]") takes your privacy seriously.
process data which can identify you. We may update this policy from
time to time and shall indicate on the web site when changes have
2: The Information we collect
When you visit
www.petbloodbankuk.org, our web servers
automatically gather information that your web browser sends
whenever you visit any website, such as your IP (Internet Protocol)
address and information relating to which pages have been visited.
This does not involve collecting personal data and is used to
improve the visitor experience.
We collect personal information voluntarily provided
by you, for example, your name and email address and any other
details submitted by you when you complete a form on our website.
By entering details such as your name and email address in the
fields requested, you enable us to provide you with the services
We will not pass on your data to any
third party unless we have told you who those third parties are, or
if required by law, or if we are bought by another company or sell
part of our business.
Cookies. Our website
issues cookies. A cookie is a small file containing an identity
code, which your computer accepts and stores. We would like to use
cookies to track the way you use our Site so that we can improve
your experience. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts
of our Site to operate. You may delete and block all cookies from
this Site through your browser settings, but parts of our Site will
not work. To find out more about cookies we recommend that you
Cookies for improving
Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately
estimate the number of visitors to the Site and volumes of usage.
This to ensure that the service is available when you want it and
fast. We also use this to understand how the site is being used in
order to improve the user experience. User data is all anonymous.
The cookies used for this are listed below:
At end of session
Randomly generated number +
info. on how the Site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link,
organic search or paid search)
For further details on the cookies set by Google
Analytics, please refer to the Google Code
Cookies which are set to maintain your
session on our Site
This is a cookie that ASP.NET uses to store a unique
identifier for your session.
at end of session
Social buttons. On many of the
pages of the site you will see 'social buttons'. These enable users
to share or bookmark the web pages. There are buttons for: Twitter,
Google +1 and Facebook 'Like'. In order to implement these buttons,
and connect them to the relevant social networks and external
sites, there are scripts from domains outside of Pet Blood Bank.
You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting
information about what you are doing all around the internet,
including on our Site. So if you click on any of these buttons,
these sites will be registering that action and may use that
information. In some cases these sites will be registering the fact
that you are visiting us, and the specific pages you are on, even
if you don't click on the button if you are logged into their
services, like Google and Facebook. You should check the respective
policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your
information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such
3: Why we collect it
We collect information about you so that we can personalise your
use of the site, assist your use of the site and improve the site
generally. We collect information to enable your dog to be
registered as a blood donor.
4: Who we disclose it to
4.1 We will only pass on information about you as an individual
(as opposed to aggregate information) to third parties to enable us
to perform services requested by you or with your prior
4.2 In certain circumstances we may need to disclose information
Terms and Conditions. We may also disclose or access your account
if required to do so by law or by any Governmental body.
4.4 We will not pass on information about you as an individual (as
opposed to aggregate information) to any third parties
5: Data Protection
As a not-for-profit organisation Pet Blood Bank UK is exempt
from registering with the Information Commissioner in the UK as a
"data controller". Pet Blood Bank UK will always follow Data
Protection procedures in accordance with the provisions of the Data
Protection Act 1998. Further details of the registration are
available at www.dpr.gov.uk.
Keeping information about you secure is very important to us and
certain sections of the site may encrypt data using SSL or a
comparable standard. However, no data transmission over the
Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. As a result,
whilst we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot
ensure or warrant the security of any information which you send to
us, and you do so at your own risk.
7: Automated decisions
Parts of www.petbloodbankuk.org are automatic and we may process
your personal data as part of www.petbloodbankuk.org.
8: Accessing and updating your personal
If you have any questions or complaints relating to this Privacy
Policy or how we use the personal information we have about you,
please contact Pet Blood Bank UK, Units 21 & 22 Loughborough
Technology Centre, Epinal Way, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11
3GE. We will endeavour to respond to you promptly.
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