About this policy
The policy details the different areas where user privacy is concerned, outlines the obligations and requirements of users, the website and website owners and how this website processes, stores and protects user data and information.
This website and its owners follow a proactive approach to user privacy, taking the necessary steps to protect the privacy of users throughout their visiting experience and to comply with all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server, to provide the users with a tailored experience when using this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
Other cookies may be stored to a user’s computer or device hard drive by external vendors if and when this website features referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
Contact and communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any personal details at their own risk. Personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as required by the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form for email submission but users using the form are advised they do so at their own risk.
This website and its owners limit the use any information submitted to provide users with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist in answering any questions or queries that may be submitted. This includes using user details to subscribe users to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the customer / consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.
Newsletter and marketing emails
This website operates email newsletter and marketing programs, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.
Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the owners and operators of this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 subscribers may request a copy of personal information held about them by this website’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. To obtain a copy of the information held please write to the address at the bottom of this policy.
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity and other related activity. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.
In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscribe system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.
This website only aims to include quality, safe and relevant external links, however, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website (external links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites).
The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Adverts and sponsored links
Any communication, engagement or actions users take through external social media channels that this website and its owners participate on are subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policies of each social media platform.
Users are advised to use social media channels wisely and communicate / engage upon them with care and caution with regard to their own privacy and personal details. Neither this website or its owners will ask for personal or sensitive information through social media channels and encourage users wishing to discuss private or sensitive issues to make contact through private communication channels such as telephone or email.
This website uses social sharing buttons that help share web content directly from web pages to social media platforms. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save information in their social media platform account.
- Data Protection Act 1998
- Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
The owners of this website, www.glenvalleycottage.co.uk, are Paul and Karla Sloggett. Postal address: Smithy Cottage, Mill Street, Duddington, Stamford, Lincs. PE9 3QG.
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Last updated 18/3/2017