We take privacy issues seriously and we are committed to protecting your personal information.
WCEA does not sell or rent your information for marketing purposes.
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it.
Please note that the type of information we collect and hold about you will depend on whether or not you have created an account on our website.
What information is being collected?
If you create an account with our website you will be asked to submit personal information. This may include your name, surname, address and email address and other personal details.
By using our website (whether you have created an account or not), our webserver may collect certain information (through log files or cookies) such as:
- IP addresses
- host names
- domain name
- the time and date information is requested
- the browser version and platform when information is requested
- a record of which pages have been requested.
We may use the webserver information to produce visitor statistics in relation to which pages are being accessed. We may also use it to monitor usage patterns on this website in order to improve navigation and design features to help you get information more easily. This information is collated in order to help us develop our website and our services we may provide such information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
To whom will personal information be disclosed?
Your personal information may be made available to representatives of Maryland Veterinary Medical Association, to Stripe or where required to by law.
Other users of the WCEA websites can be provided with your contact details if you expressly require your details to be conveyed to them.
How is personal information being used?
If you have created an account we may use your information to communicate with you generally and to provide you with more targeted digital content in order that you can get the most out of the services provided on the website.
Representatives of Maryland Veterinary Medical Association can view some of your personal details and information on any e-learning captured or taken on the WCEA websites.
If you are purchasing or selling through the website we may supply Stripe with the details required to facilitate the transaction.
How is personal information stored and protected?
Keeping your personal details private is very important to us.
Despite our best efforts, unfortunately no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
Cookies are small pieces of information stored by our web server on your computer when you visit our website. The information is stored in the form of a small data file written to your hard drive. These contain information which enables the web server to personalize your use of our site and present you with relevant content.
Most browsers allow the user to control the cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. If you disable cookies on your computer or device, some of the features of our website may be unavailable to you.
Each time you use the internet, an IP address is assigned to your computer via your Internet Service Provider. This number may either be the same or different each time. Each time your computer requests information from our website, we log your IP address on our server. We may use this information in order to gather information about website traffic.
By using our website and or by submitting your information to us you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy.
Links to other websites
Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.Last Update: 1st August 2017