Privacy Policy

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website www.smallholder-directory.co.uk Buzit/Smallholder Directory and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.
The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned andoutlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website andwebsite owners.
Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protectsuser data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure thenecessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout theirvisiting experience.
This website complies to all UK national laws andrequirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies
This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website.
Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user ontheir first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies ontheir computer / device.
This complies with recent legislation requirements forwebsites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or readingfiles such as cookies on a user's computer / device.
Cookies are small files saved to the user's computer's hard drive that track, save andstore 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 within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies fromthis 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. This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand howthey use it.
This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookiesto track visitor usage.
The software will save a cookie to your computer's harddrive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website,but will not store, save or collect personal information.
You can read Google'sprivacy policy here for further information

https://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/?fg=1

Other cookies may be stored to your computer's hard drive by external vendors whenthis website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts.
Such cookiesare 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 & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion andprovide any such personal details requested at their own risk.

Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longerrequired or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Everyeffort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submissionprocess but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so attheir own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you withfurther information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted.
This includes using your details to subscribe you 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 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.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through anonline 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 tosubscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act1998.

No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website's email newsletter program.

A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may containtracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activitymay include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no way a comprehensive list].This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity. Incompliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at anytime through an automated system.
This process is detailed at the footer ofeach email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailableclear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external weblinks mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text /banner / image links to other websites, similar to; www.buzit.co.uk.) The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of anyexternally 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 Links

This website may contain links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve .Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer's hard drive.
Users should therefore note they click on sponsored 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.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on, are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users areadvised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details.
This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. 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 your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.