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Website Privacy Policy

This Website is owned by Forss House Fishings (hereafter “Company”) , a Trust registered in Scotland C/o The Clydesdale Bank plc, 30 St. Vincent Place Glasgow,G1 2HL.

We take User privacy seriously and take reasonable efforts to protect it. We have created this Privacy Policy (hereafter “Policy”) in order to share with you our information collection and use practices. As more clearly defined herein, we will never knowingly sell or assign your personal information without your knowledge and/or approval.

This website privacy policy works hand-in-hand with the Website Terms and conditions of use , found elsewhere on the web site.

Please read this Policy carefully before sharing any personally identifiable information described below.

By using, or registering to use The Owners Section on this website at www.fishforss.co.uk, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy. Since this is a growing web site and because Internet technologies are constantly evolving, this Policy is subject to change at any time and any changes will be posted on this page.

This Policy works hand-in-hand with the Terms and Conditions of Use, found elsewhere on the web site.

For the purposes of the Data protection Act 1998, the Data Controller is the Administrator.

What personally identifiable information does the Company collect and how is it used?

When you visit or register to use The Owners Section the Company’s website you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, email address, home or business address and other information. The Company will not collect personally identifiable information from Users while they use the web site, unless they voluntarily provide it to us or authorize us to collect such information. Users may provide other information about themselves, in addition to the mandatory Personal Information (hereafter “Voluntary Information").

The Company may use or disclose User’s personally identifiable information to:
1. Operate and manage the Company web site;
2. Enable you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
3. Provide products/services that have been requested by User;
4. Respond to other inquires or requests by User.

In order to provide the best services to User, The Company may disclose User name on certain pages at www.fishforss.co.uk. We may also disclose personally identifiable information in the establishment or exercise of legal rights or defences against legal claims, to comply with applicable laws or regulations, to comply with a valid legal process, such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order or to investigate suspected fraud or a violation of our Terms and Conditions of Use. We will never sell User information to any 3rd-party not affiliated with the Company without consent, except in connection with the sale or merger of the Company or the division responsible for such services provided.

The Company may also use such Voluntary Information for marketing its products and services to User unless User has ‘opted out’ of receiving such marketing information from us. User may ‘opt out’ by contacting Customer Service at admin@fishforss.co.uk

The Company may, from time to time, send or post surveys or requests for User Feedback in order to help us make our web site and services better. Any responses we receive from Users will be used only to evaluate our web site and services and no personally identifiable information from respondents will be shared with any non-employees of Company, except that information provided in the Feedback/Comments areas.

What non-personally identifiable information does the Company collect and how is it used?

The Company may collect and track certain non-personally identifiable information, including, but not limited to, IP numbers and browser type, access times, domain names, usage habits and other information which does not specifically identify any individual.
The Company may use and disclose non-personally identifiable information for any number of reasons, including but not limited to, working with business partners and improving our web site and services

Disclosure of your information

The information you provide to us may be accessed by or given to third parties who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. Those parties process information, provide support services on our behalf. We may also pass aggregate information on the usage of our website to third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.

Where you have consented when providing us with your details, we may also allow other companies in our group, if applicable, to contact you occasionally about products and services which may be of interest to you. They may contact you by e-mail. If you change your mind about being contacted by these companies in the future, please let us know by contacting the Administrator, To maintain customer service standards and to assist staff training, we may record and monitor incoming calls.

You agree that we may disclose your identity and contact details to (1) any third party who claims to us that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights or their rights of privacy, and (2) to other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Finally, if our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

Does the website use cookies?

We use Category 1 cookies these cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing the Owners Section of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for cannot be provided.

We use Category 2 cookies. These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how our website works.
By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Is my information private with company merchants and advertisers?

The Company web site may contain links to various 3rd-party web sites and the external web sites of our advertisers and/or 3rd-party partners. Each of these web sites may have a Privacy Policy that differs from that of Company. This Policy does not cover the Privacy Policies of other web sites. We urge Users to check the Privacy Policies of each web site that you may visit or interact with.

What about data security?

We employ security measures to protect, so far as reasonably possible, your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage.
We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires or permits.
The Company requires that our advertisers and partners ensure the security of the data that Users provide to them, however, in the event of a breach of their security measures, the User agrees that Company will not be liable for any losses or damages.
The Company limits access to personal information about Users to employees, for whom we reasonably believe it is necessary, in order to provide products or services.

May I see the information company collects about me?

You are entitled to see the personal information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us at admin@fishforss.co.uk.  We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you, but we may at our discretion waive this charge.

Can I Opt-out?

The Company gives users the option to remove personally identifiable information from our list of active Users.
If you want to unsubscribe or opt-out of communications from us, send an email to Customer Service at admin@fishforss.co.uk.  We will normally respond within 72 hours.

The Company is not responsible for removing User’s personally identifiable information from the lists of any 3rd-party partner or advertiser who has previously been provided your information in accordance with this Policy.

Where is the web site located?

Company web site is maintained in the United Kingdom. If User is located outside of the U.K., by using the web site, User authorizes the import of their information and its use, as specified in this Policy.

What is the minimum age to use this website

Use of www.fishforss.co.uk and its services are intended for persons who are eighteen (18) years or older or business entities.
If proof comes to the attention of the Company that an individual User is under the age of eighteen (18) years, and is accessing our services without the consent, approval or authorization of their parents or legal guardian, the Company will immediately terminate such account.

Will there be changes to this Privacy Policy?

The Company reserves the right to amend this Policy at any time, in the event that this becomes necessary after initial release, or in the event that it becomes necessary with respect to additional, deleted, modified or amended services provided by Company.
The Company will not personally notify you of any amendments to this Policy. Users are urged to check this Policy frequently in order to determine whether any changes have been made. Users understand and agree that continued use of the Company web site assumes that they have read and accepted this Policy, as it may be amended from time to time.

Where can I access this policy?

This Policy is accessible from the Home page, Owners Section Login page and the Owners Section Home page of the Company web site

Spyware

The Company never uses or installs spy ware on User computers, nor do we use spy ware to retrieve information from User computers.

Your California Privacy Rights

IF YOU ARE A USER IN CALIFORNIA, USA: The State of California, USA, has passed legislation requiring certain specific disclosures be made available to California residents who use the Internet and provide information that may be used for marketing purposes. That legislation requires any business that discloses a customer's personal information (as defined by the “Act”) to any 3rd-party, for direct marketing purposes, to provide the customer a method for obtaining the names, addresses and certain other specified details of anyone who might have received that personal information. If you are a California resident you may request this information from Company by sending an e-mail, with “California, USA Privacy Rights” in the subject line, to admin@fishforss.co.uk.  

Section Titles

The section titles used in this Policy are purely for convenience and carry with them no legal or contractual effect.

Contact

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be addressed to admin@fishforss.co.uk.  

What is the effective date of this privacy policy?

This Privacy Policy was last updated, and became effective, on 06/12/2013

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