Privacy Policy 2017-07-12T15:48:29+00:00

Privacy Policy  

We, The Dog Man (Stafford) Limited (“The Dog Man ”) are committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of anyone using The Dog Man ’s website and the confidentiality of any information provided. The purpose of this statement is to set out how we use any personal information obtained or that you have provided us with.

 Use and collection of personal information

In general you can visit The Dog Man ’s website without telling us who you are and without revealing any information about yourself. If, however, you use The Dog Man ’s site you will need to register, and you will be asked to provide certain information such as your contact details. The Dog Man will store this data and hold it on computer or otherwise.

The Dog Man may use information that you provide:

  • for registration and to administer The Dog Man ’s website; and
  • for assessment and analysis, e.g. marketing, customer and product analysis, to enable us to review, develop and improve services.

The Dog Man may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • in the event The Dog Man sells or buys any business or assets, in which case The Dog Man might have a requirement to disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer or seller; or
  • if The Dog Man is under a legal duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with or meet any legal obligation.

Cookies

The Dog Man collects information directly from you through the use of ‘cookies’. Most websites use cookies in order to make them work more efficiently as well as to provide information. Information acquired through use of our cookies help The Dog Man understand how customers and potential customers use The Dog Man ’s website so we can develop and improve the design, layout, content and function of the site. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive by websites that you visit. They save and retrieve pieces of information about your visit; for example, how you entered the site, how you navigated through the site, and what information and documentation was of interest to you. This means that when you go back to a website, it can give you tailored options based on the information it has stored about you on your last visit. Some of our cookies are used to simply collect information about how visitors use a website and these types of cookies collect the information in an anonymous form.

Where there is a login process relating to buying products or services from The Dog Man we also use cookies to store personal registration information so that you do not have to provide it to us repeatedly on subsequent visits.

If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can disable cookies on your computer by changing the settings in the preferences or options menu in your browser. You can set your browser to reject or block cookies or to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer. You can also delete any cookies that are already stored on your computer’s hard drive. Please be aware that if you do delete and block all cookies from The Dog Man ’s website, parts of the site will not then work. This is because some of the cookies used are essential components for parts of the website to operate.

To find out more about cookies, including seeing what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

If you do not wish to accept cookies from The Dog Man ’s website, please leave this site immediately and then delete and block all cookies from this site. Alternatively, you may opt out of receiving information from us by e-mail, telephone, or post. Our phone number is 01785 664805, or you can e-mail us on info@thedogman.co.uk.

Security

The Dog Man endeavours to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However, The Dog Man cannot guarantee the security of any data that you disclose online and will not be responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to The Dog Man ’s negligence or wilful default.

Your rights

You have the right to ask The Dog Man not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. The Dog Man will aim to inform you before collecting your data if we intend to use your data for such purposes or we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purpose. You can exercise your right to prevent this happening by checking certain boxes on the forms The Dog Man uses to collect data.