Animal Ultrasound Association CIC is committed to maintaining your privacy so please read carefully in order to fully understand how we go about doing this. This policy covers Animal Ultrasound Association CIC’s use of personal information that is collected when you use this website.
- How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about products and services, to make comment on a blog post, if you register for our webinars or to receive our regular newsletters. We also collect information when you apply to become a member, search our member’s database or upload information to your profile page in our member’s area.
- Information that we collect from you
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. For example, you may be asked at the time of registering for our services or commenting on a blog post, to provide information about you, including your name, contact details (such as telephone and mobile numbers and e-mail address), demographic information (such as address and/or post code) and information about your business or organisation.
When you supply this information to Animal Ultrasound Association CIC we have a legal obligation towards you in the way we use that data. We must collect the information fairly, that is, we must explain to you how we will use it and tell you if we want or pass the information on to anyone else.
- Use of Your Information
We use this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping;
- to improve our products and services;
- to facilitate the provision of our goods and services to you (including training; provision of goods from our online shop etc);
- to periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting;
- to administer the AUA ‘Find a Scanner’ database.
We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
- Security and Storage of Your Data
Any personal information we request from you will be safeguarded under the Data Protection Act 1998. We store your data on our secure servers where it could be viewed by our staff or suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this. We will only hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via internet is not completely secure. We will always endeavour to do our best to protect your personal data however we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website therefore any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information and in order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place strict physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
- Following a Link to Another Website
- Following a Link from Another Website
- Access to Your Personal Information
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that Animal Ultrasound Association CIC holds about you and have any inaccuracies corrected.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us or using the unsubscribe link in any of our newsletters.
Any such requests should be made to this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Review of this Policy
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in May 2019