Terms of Use, Privacy and Cookie Policy

The terms and conditions set out below refer to this website (http://www.vetwork.org.uk/) as well as any micro sites these websites operate.

Copyright Notice

Copyright © 2012, Vetwork UK. All rights reserved. All text, images, graphics, animation, videos, music, sounds, and other materials on this website ("site") are subject to the copyrights and other intellectual property rights of Vetwork UK, its affiliated companies, and its licensors. Vetwork UK owns the copyrights in the selection, coordination, and arrangement of the materials on this site. These materials may not be copied for commercial use or distribution, nor may these materials be modified or reposted to other sites.

Privacy

We want you to get the most out of our Vetwork UK site and to trust that we make every effort to protect your confidentiality. Personal information is either requested or required on some areas of Vetwork UK or other Vetwork UK operated sites, to verify your identity and ensure that you qualify to use particular sections of the site. The amount and type of information received depends on how you use our site. The information may be stored and used in order to enhance our relationship with you.

Normal Website Usage

Visit http://www.vetwork.org.uk/ to access company, products, and services information, without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information. The only data we collect and store during normal website usage is typical web server log data. Examples of this type of data are: the name of your Internet service provider, the site that referred you to us, any pages you request, and the time and date of those requests etc.

We use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to benefit  Vetwork UK (or other  Vetwork UK operated sites) users. This same information may be shared with third parties in order to provide these services or to analyze, store, or aggregate the information. It may also be shared with other third parties, working with us to improve the services of Vetwork UK or this website.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information

There are instances where Vetwork UK requests personally identifiable information to provide site visitors with a service. This information, such as name, mailing address, email address, and type of request, is collected and stored in a manner appropriate to the nature of the request, as determined by  Vetwork UK, to fulfill your needs. To reiterate, all information you provide is used to improve the services offered by Vetwork UK. This information may also be provided to our agencies for use on behalf of Vetwork UK in accordance with our proscribed privacy statement. However, it is never provided or sold to any other company for that company's independent use.

During the course of your visit, you may move to other Vetwork UK websites. In addition, this site may provide links to third party sites not controlled by Vetwork UK. It is recommended that you check the specific privacy statements of any site before providing any personally identifiable information.

Cookies

We use cookies on this site in order to ensure the best possible experience for our users. Cookies are used for a number of different purposes including site functionality and analytics.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a users device.

For more information on cookies visit www.allaboutcookies.org

What are the different types of cookies?

Session cookies - Allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. They may be used for a variety of purposes such as remembering what a user has put in their shopping basket as they browse around a site. They could also be used for security. These session cookies expire after a brower session so would not be stored long term.

Persistent cookies - Are stored on a user's device in between browser sessions which allows the preferences or actions of the user across a site to be remembered.

First and Third Party Cookies - Whether a cookie is 'first' or 'third' party refers to the website domain placing the cookie. First party cookies in basic terms are cookies set by a website visited by the user. Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user.

If you are concerned about cookies and would like to disable their use then you can do this in your browser settings. Links are given for instructions on how to do this below:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and 8
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
Google Chrome
Safari
Mozilla Firefox

If your browser is not listed then instructions can easily be obtained by searching for 'Managing cookies' followed by the name of your browser in Google, Bing or similar service.

Please note that Vetwork UK can not guarantee the accuracy or safety of any content on third-party sites.

Electronic Mail Containing Personal Information

Website users may decide to send Vetwork UK personally identifying information via email. We will use this information for the purpose identified in the email message and to enhance our understanding of you in order to improve our services to you.

Limited License

This site is provided by Vetwork UK and may be used for informational purposes only. By using this site or downloading materials from this site, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions, set forth in this agreement. If you do not agree to abide by these terms and conditions, do not use this site or download materials from this site.

Subject to your continued compliance with the terms and conditions set forth in this agreement, Vetwork UK grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use, display, and listen to this site and the information, images, sounds, and text ("materials") thereon. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the site in any way.

Vetwork UK authorizes you to view and download the materials at this site only for your personal, non-commercial use. This authorization is not a transfer of title in the materials and copies of the materials and is subject to the following restrictions:

  • you must retain, on all copies of the materials downloaded, all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials;
  • you may not modify the materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, distribute, or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose;
  • you must not transfer the materials to any other person unless you give them notice of, and they agree to accept, the obligations arising under these terms and conditions of use.

This site, including all materials, is protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions, whether or not a copyright notice is present on the materials. You agree to comply with all copyright laws worldwide in your use of this site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the materials. Except as expressly provided herein, Vetwork UK does not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, trademarks, or copyrights.


 

A note about cookies.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time. For instruction about changing cookie settings, you can see a list here, alternatively you can refer to your browser help or instruction manual.