Guard Hog is committed to protecting your personal information when you use our services and website. This Privacy Statement relates to our use of any personal information you provide through the www.guardhog.com website or an affiliated partner.
In order to provide you with the best experience, we are sometimes required to collect information about you.
Guard Hog is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information.
What information will Guard Hog collect about me?
When you sign up to receive a service from www.guardhog.com we may ask for personal information about you. This can consist, for example, of your name, email address or website URL.
How will Guard Hog use the information they collect about me?
Guard Hog uses your personal information in a number of ways including the following:
to contact you about a submission you have made to the website, including any content you provide
to personalise the way we present content to you
to analyse and improve the services offered on www.guardhog.com.
When will Guard Hog contact me?
Guard Hog may contact you in relation to any service you have asked to receive following completion of the information you have made on www.guardhog.com.
Will Guard Hog share my personal information with anyone else?
We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies). Guard Hog does not sell or otherwise transfer any personal data to commercial companies or other organisations, with the exception of web statistics (see below) which is hosted and managed by a third party company (Google, Inc). We collect this information to help us understand how the website is used in order to maintain and improve it and to deal with your requests such as managing your account(s) and providing you with information about products and services.
Cookies, Web Statistics and third party monitoring
Guard Hog maintains continuous logs of its web server activity. These log files include the details of website users’ IP address, browser type and page last visited etc. The log files are used to analyse how the website is being used by visitors and may be kept in an anonymised form for historical records.
Guard Hog website uses hosted web analytics software. This hosted service is provided and managed by a third party company (Google, Inc). The service ‘Google Analytics’ uses ‘cookies’ (a text file sent to users’ computers as they browse our website) to help analyse how users navigate our website. The information generated by the cookie regarding our website (including IP addresses) will be anonymised and transmitted to and stored by Google, Inc. on servers that may be hosted in the United States. Google, Inc. will use this information for the purpose of evaluating use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other related services to Guard Hog.
Offensive or inappropriate content on the Guard Hog website
If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to www.guardhog.com, or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on www.guardhog.com, Guard Hog may use your personal information to stop such behaviour.
Where Guard Hog reasonably believes that you are or may be in breach of any laws (e.g. because content you have posted may be defamatory), we may use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your employer, Internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.
How long will Guard Hog keep my personal information?
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant service. Where you contribute to www.guardhog.com Guard Hog will generally only keep your content for as long as is reasonably required for the purpose(s) for which it was submitted.
Can I find out what personal information Guard Hog hold about me?
Under the Data Protection Law you have the right to request a copy of the personal information Guard Hog holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (We are entitled to and do charge a fee of £10 for information requests and will require you to prove your identity with 2 pieces of approved photographic identification.). We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files.
Please address requests and questions about this or any other question about this Privacy Statement to Compliance Officer, 1A May Road, Twickenham, London, TW2 6QW or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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