This policy is effective from March 2011 and will be updated periodically.
The Karlton Index Ltd takes its obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 seriously. This policy relates to information we hold about individuals and how we intend to use that information.
What information do we collect? How do we use it?
When you register with us we may ask for information such as your name, email address and the breeds of dog that interest you. This is necessary for us to recognise you as a registered user and to provide you with the information you requested.
Any confidential information offered to us relating to a specific dog, as opposed to a specific breed, will be kept confidential by us.
We may keep this information for a reasonable period of time for these purposes.
We intend to continue improving the content and function of our website. For this reason, we may monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us improve the design and layout.
How do we use your information for marketing?
The aim of our operation is to raise awareness about health issues relating to dog breeds and dog breeding. We may contact you by email with details of services and updated information relating to those subjects. By providing us with your contact details you consent to being contacted by us for these purposes. If you do not wish to receive further information from us please indicate this when contacting us. By providing us with your personal information you confirm that you have read the above and consent to our processing your personal data for the above purposes.
How do we protect your information?
We take appropriate measures to ensure that information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as it is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.
We link to a wide variety of external websites and are not responsible for the content or privacy policies if these sites, nor for the way in which information about users is treated. In particular, unless expressly stated, we are not agents for these sites nor are we authorised to make representations on their behalf.
You should note that if our business is sold or transferred at any time, the information we hold may form part of the assets transferred although will still only be used in accordance with this policy.
You are entitled to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.