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PRIVACY STATEMENT updated 20 May 2013
Thank you for visiting www.vi-sa-gb.org.uk We appreciate the opportunity to interact with you using the Internet and are committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy.
The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to inform you about the types of information we might collect about you when you visit our site, how we may use that information and whether we disclose that information to anyone.
What information we collect and how it will be used
Any information we collect on our site generally falls into the personally identifiable information category.
Personally identifiable information: This refers to information that lets us know specifically who you are. In general, you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information.
When you apply to become a member, we collect personally identifiable information (such as name, contact and invoicing information, and other transaction information).
We use this information to process your membership application, your payment, and to communicate with you about the status of your membership.
Sharing your information
Except as disclosed in this privacy statement, we do not sell, trade, rent, or otherwise retransmit any personally identifiable information we collect online unless we have your permission.
Any personally identifiable information you provide to us will be used for your membership application and retained in hard copy form of the original invoice as well as within our database system, which generates our invoices.
From time to time, we may be required to provide personally identifiable information in response to court order, or government investigation. We also reserve the right to report to Police, HM Revenue and Customs, The UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills any activities that we in good faith believe to be unlawful. We may release personally identifiable information when we believe that such release is reasonably necessary to enforce or apply our limited warranty or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others and ourselves.
“Cookies” are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as provide information to the owners of the site. When someone visits www.vi-sa-gb.org.uk we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out information such as the number of visitors to the various parts of our website. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any sources. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
We may at some stage decide to use an online advertising company and our online advertising supplier may use the DoubleClick cookie to provide a better user experience and to serve relevant advertisements. When you visit a website, view an ad, or click an ad we may set a cookie on your browser. This advertising cookie will appear in your browser as coming from the domain “doubleclick.net.”
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them visit, Please note that by using our website you are consenting to our usage of cookies.
Our website search tool is powered by Google. When a user enters text into the search tool, the information is sent to Google which then returns the results.
Links to other web sites
Links to third-party web sites may be provided solely for your information and convenience, or to provide additional information for various other goods and services. If you use these links, you will leave our site.
This privacy statement does not cover the information practices of those web sites linked to our Site, nor do we control their content or privacy policies. We suggest that you carefully review the privacy policies of each site you visit.
Changes To This Statement
Any updates or changes to the terms of this Privacy Statement will be posted here on our site and the date of the newest version posted below. Please check back frequently, especially before you submit any Personally Identifiable Information at our site, to see if this Privacy Statement has changed.
By using our site, you acknowledge acceptance of this Privacy Statement in effect at the time of use.
If you have any concerns about our use of your information or about this Privacy Statement, please use the following ticket -
We will make every reasonable effort to address your concerns and remedy any problems you bring to our attention.
The Visually Impaired Sailing Association of Great Britain receives no statutory funding and is entirely dependent on donations, gifts, and contributions from companies, trusts and private individuals. SAIL BLIND - Our 2014/2016 campaign to raise £1,500000
If you are planning to hold any kind of fundraising activity to raise money and/or awareness for The Visually Impaired Sailing Association of Great Britain please tell us about it and we’ll post it on our events calendar. e-mail ... the basic details plus the relevant contact information and we’ll post it on our site within 48 hours.
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