Business privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how The Jacob Sheep Society Ltd uses and protects any information that you give The Jacob Sheep Society Ltd when you use this website.

The Jacob Sheep Society Ltd 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.

The Jacob Sheep Society Ltd 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 1st Dec 2017.

What we collect

We may collect the following information when you visit this website or participate in the forums:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information including postal address and postcode if given
  • other information given by you, relevant to the context of our website and forums

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:

  • To log you as a forum member. (You may change or delete your information at any time)
  • 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.

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 on-line.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

The main cookies used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.

A cookie is also set by us once you’ve read and/or accepted the cookie usage notice in order to prevent you being asked again each time you visit.

Some cookies may be set when forms are submitted in order for our website to be able to provide the relevant information back to you on subsequent visits. We also use cookies to remember the contents of your shopping cart and to remember who you are in case you navigate away from our website and then navigate back again. A cookie may be generated when a visitor clicks a ‘like’, ‘follow’ or ‘share’ button on a post or page.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org

Third party cookies

We use some providers of third-party services to enhance the functionality and usability of our website. Pages that use these third-party services may present cookies from these websites. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. We may also work with third parties to collect user data through our websites for the purpose of serving ads targeted to your interests. You can opt out of interest-based advertising through ‘Do Not Track’ settings in your web browser or mobile devices. through such other methods as Twitter may specify from time to time at  (or any successor url). Please check the policies of each service for further information. These third-party services include, but are not limited to, Google Analytics which monitors traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website social media sharing services AddThis and Twitter and Facebook

 

Links to other websites

Our website does 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

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee of £10 will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Jacob Sheep Society, Grassroots Systems Ltd, PO Box 251, Exeter, Devon. EX2 8WX

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, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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