Privacy and Cookie Policy

FUW.org.uk is owned by the Farmers' Union of Wales (FUW). This document outlines how company handles personal information. If you have any questions or comments, email us at Mae'r cyfeiriad e-bost hwn wedi'i warchod rhag robotiaid sbam. Rhaid i chi alluogi JavaScript i'w weld..

Your privacy is important

You needn't supply any personally identifying information to browse the website. FUW may amend this privacy policy without notification, and if so, any revisions will be available through the website.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies, small files that are stored on your computer, in order to allow our website to function properly as well as to evaluate and improve the experience and performance of our website. We use cookies in 4 ways:

  1. Functional purposes The WordPress software that powers our website relies on non-tracking cookies in order to function properly.
  2. Analytical purposes We use cookies to measure visitor behaviour so that we can improve and enhance the website. This information is anonymised.
  3. Social Web We use third-party cookies from social networks such as Facebook to enable 'liking' and 'sharing' content on your social networks.
  4. User preferences Part of our work to comply with EU directives on disclosure of cookie use is to gain your consent to use cookies as described in points 1-3. We use a cookie to remember your consent preference.

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We may use both "session" cookies and "persistent" cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit.

Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Read Google's privacy policy

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies" using the sliding selector.) This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

Information We Collect

  • information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views)
  • information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services
  • information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us
  • information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters
  • any other information that you choose to send to us

Using Your Personal Data

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:

  • administer the website
  • improve your browsing experience by personalising the website
  • enable your use of the services available on the website
  • send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website
  • send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you
  • send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications
  • send you email notifications which you have specifically requested
  • send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications)
  • provide third parties with statistical information about our users - but this information will not be used to identify any individual user
  • deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website

Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose information about you:

  • to the extent that we are required to do so by law
  • in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings
  • in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk)
  • to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

International Data Transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

If you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), information which you provide may be transferred to countries (including [the United States and Japan which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the EEA.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world.

You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

Security of Personal Data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.

Policy Amendments

This privacy policy is incorporated into and subject to the terms and conditions of FUW's terms of use, also available on the website. Use of the website and the services offered thereby is subject to your compliance with the terms of use, which constitutes a legal agreement between you and Company. Each time you use the website and the services offered thereby you signify and acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the terms of use, which incorporates the privacy policy and any applicable posted guidelines. Use of the website and any services offered thereby signifies the acceptance of the terms of use and the privacy policy. If you do not agree with the terms of either of these documents, do not provide Company with any information and do not use the website or the services offered thereby. Your continued use of the website and the services offered thereby in light of changes to this privacy policy, the terms of use, or to the relevant principles thereof will signify your acceptance of the changes.

Your Rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00).

You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email at any time. (In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes.)

Third Party Websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

Updating Information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email to Mae'r cyfeiriad e-bost hwn wedi'i warchod rhag robotiaid sbam. Rhaid i chi alluogi JavaScript i'w weld..

Data Controller

The data controller responsible for our website is Farmers' Union Wales.

This privacy policy is based on a template created by Template-contracts.co.uk and distributed by Website-law.co.uk.