Privacy and Cookies

At Pseudomyxoma Survivor, we’re committed to ensuring and protecting your privacy at any time you are on our website or communicate electronically with us. Our Privacy Policy below provides a detailed explanation of how we can use your personal information provided to us or any we collect.

Pseudomyxoma Survivor is governed by UK legislation. The data we collect from you may be processed outside the EU. Your permission is always requested when you share your information with us.

Information we collect from you

We collect information from you when you fill out a form or place an order.  When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To improve our website
    (we continually strive to improve our website based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To process transactions
    Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the site
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Making our shopping basket and checkout work
  • Determining if you are logged in or not
  • Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions
  • Allowing you to add comments to our site

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video or our maps. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter, we have included sharing buttons on our site. The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before, helping us to develop our services for you.

We use:

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so, however, will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk/, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool or learn more about preventing your browser from accepting cookies or managing cookies with antispyware software.

Disclosing your information

Your personal information is never disclosed to third parties without your consent.  We don’t sell, trade or otherwise transfer information to outside parties.

Third party links

Whilst using our website, you might discover links that belong to third parties. Any third party website on our site should have its own privacy policy. You should check their terms.  We don’t accept liability or responsibility for their privacy policies, based on our lack of control over these third party links.  Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites. The Pseudomyxoma Survivor website does not host any form of advertisement.

Currently, we are using Google Analytics to analyse the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google Analytics, please go here, https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Access to information

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you rights to access to any data we have about you. To gain access to this information, a small fee of £10 is charged. This fee allows us to process your request by covering our costs. Contact information is given below, which should be used to gain details about the information we hold on you.

Online privacy policy only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your consent

By using our site, you consent to our website’s privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we’ll post those changes on this page.

Contacting Us

Please do not hesitate to make any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy.  We welcome your comments – you can contact us here.

 

 

Last updated: August 16th, 2017