Your Privacy

This Policy combined with our terms and conditions forms the ‘User Agreement’ of this website (tvs.org.uk). Please ensure that you read the Terms and Conditions in conjunction with this policy.

We take your privacy seriously. This privacy policy describes how and why we obtain, store and process data which can identify you.

The Tissue Viability Society (TVS) may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page periodically to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was last updated on the 8 May 2018.

Consent

By using this website you consent to the terms of our online privacy policy. You can withdraw your consent at any point by either unsubscribing from our email newsletters or emailing us at tvs@pinkatpink.com You can also request any data that we may hold from you by emailing us at tvs@pinkatpink.com

What information do we collect?

We collect two kinds of information from visitors to this website:

  • email sign up in the form of your name and email address
  • site usage information which is collected in log files

Why we collect your data?

We collect your email address so that we can send you our latest newsletters and your browsing data to enhance your experience and to help us improve the website.

Our reasons for collecting your email data

Legitimate interest.

What email data do we collect and keep?

Your name and email address only.

How we use your email data

To send you our newsletters.

How long we keep your data for and the reasons for this

We will keep your data for up to two years. Then we may ask you to re-opt in to receiving emails from us.

Who will we share your data with?

Email delivery service providers like MailChimp. But your data will not be shared with any third parties.

Site usage data

Cookies usage

Our website, like lots of websites, uses cookies. Cookies are small data files that we place on your computer, they help our website work better and you to have a more enjoyable browsing experience.

They improve things by:

  • remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you’ve given (eg your postcode) so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

The cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. However if you don’t want the cookies on your computer, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org

Our website also uses Google Analytics cookies:

  • _UTMA – This randomly generated number is used to determine unique visitors to our site – Expires after 2 years.
  • _UTMB – This randomly generated number works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site – Expires after 30 minutes.
  • _UTMC – This randomly generated number works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser – Expires when you close your browser.
  • _UTMZ – This is a randomly generated number and information about how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) – Expires after 6 months.

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. 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. You can read Google’s privacy policy if you wish to know more.

Online privacy policy

1 Introduction
The Tissue Viability Society (TVS) takes your privacy seriously. This privacy policy describes how and why we obtain, store and process data which can identify you. We may update this policy from time to time and shall indicate on the web site when changes have been made.

2 The information we collect
Information is collected from you when you register with us, or when you contribute to or use some of the advanced features on the site. The information we collect is clearly set out on the web page on which we collect it. In addition, we may collect your IP address and use cookies unless you configure your web browser not to accept them.

3 Who we disclose it to
Nobody.

4 Security
Keeping information about you secure is very important to us and certain sections of the site may encrypt data using SSL or a comparable standard. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. As a result, whilst we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information which you send to us, and you do so at your own risk.

5 Accessing and updating your personal information
We will always let you have a copy of personal information we have about you, should you request it, and you may correct it if you wish.

6 Questions?
If you have any questions or complaints relating to this Privacy Policy or how we use the personal information we have about you, please email tvs@pinkatpink.com. We will endeavour to respond to you promptly.