THE JERSEY CATTLE SOCIETY OF THE UK (JCS) is the data controller for the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation superseding the Data Protection Act in 2018.
We understand that your privacy and the security of your personal information is extremely important. This notice sets out what we do with your personal information, what we do to keep it secure, from where and how we collect it, as well as your rights in relation to the personal information we hold about you. This policy applies if you interact with us by telephone, online, at events or otherwise by using any of our websites or communicate with us on Social Media.
Commitment to your privacy
Information we may hold about you:
1. Personal information
We may collect information from you when you engage with Jersey Cattle Society of the UK.
Examples of personal information include name, job title, organisation, address, telephone number, mobile number, email address, date of birth, age, third party contact details and bank account details for payment of services you purchase. Data collected specifically related to registering Pedigree Jersey Cattle with the Jersey Cattle Society of the UK please see Pedigree Animal Information section.
2. Pedigree Animal information
To register a Jersey animal with the Jersey Cattle Society of the UK, the Society will require specific information from you about the animal you wish to register as pedigree. The Society uses the following third party suppliers: the National Database of Bovine Cattle (NBDC) & Holstein UK to record and maintain the following recorded information about each animal registered as pedigree: County Parish Holding number, Eartag Number, Parentage (DNA if applicable), genomic data if recorded, date of birth and registered pedigree name. The collation and processing of this information provides a Pedigree Herd Record for the Society and you.
3. Pedigree Animal information
Sensitive personal information is personal information relating to your religious or ethnic origin, religious or political opinions, sexual orientation, physical or mental health, trade union membership or criminal convictions. We don't ask for sensitive personal information about you.
How do we use your information?
We use the personal information we hold about you only for the following purposes:
(i) To provide the Jersey Cattle Society of the UK membership services denoted in your membership package.
(ii) To administer our relationship with you.
We will use the personal information you supply to us for the purpose in which it was collected. Examples include; sending you information, answering a query, to enter you into a Society competition or event you have requested or asked to attend, to enable you to purchase membership services from the Society, receive publications and make donations.
The Jersey Cattle Society of the UK uses third party providers to enable the Jersey Cattle Society of the UK to provide the membership services you have purchased. For example, the Society works with third party providers to provide animal registration services. The Jersey Society of the UK works with the following third-party providers who store your data to provide you with Society’s membership services:
- Holstein UK (HUK) – Membership and Animal Registration
- National Bovine Data Centre (NBDC) – Online JCS Herdbook and Milk Records
When the Society works with a third-party provider to deliver membership services, the Society does not authorise the named third parties to use your personal information in any other way. All third-party provider are responsible to ensure they adhere to the General Data Protection Regulations under the Data Protection Act.
(iii) To contact you about other related products, services, events or developments.
The Jersey Cattle Society of the UK would use your personal information to contact you with information about the Society, our services, events and / or developments. We may also like to contact you to inform you of the latest pedigree Jersey bulls available for breeding. We may also use your contact details to communicate with you on Social Media.
(iv) For research (including market research) purposes.
We may analyse the personal information we collect about you to enable our Field Service Officer to support your interests, needs of your membership and your herd records.
(v) If the assets of The Jersey Cattle Society of the UK were transferred to a third party.
If the Jersey Cattle Society of the UK decides to transfer its assets or ceases to operate, becomes insolvent, enters into receivership or any similar or equivalent event occurs. The Society or those acting on its behalf may sell its assets or parts of it to a third party or parties. In such circumstances, the Jersey Cattle Society of the UK or those acting on the Society’s behalf may transfer your personal information to these third parties.
(vii) If disclosures are required by law
If required to do so by any applicable law or other legally binding obligation with which the Society is required to comply, The Society will disclose some or all of your personal information and to the extent that it is required to do so.
Sharing of data
The Jersey Cattle Society of the UK uses a number of mechanisms to protect the security and integrity of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet or by post can be guaranteed to be completely secure. So, while we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit or post to us and you do so at your own risk. Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps and all other precautions required by law to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
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Consent to collection and use of personal information
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We use the following types of cookies:
1. ESSENTIAL COOKIES
These cookies are required in order to enable basic functionality around our website and the use of its features, such as access to secure areas of our website.
2. WEBSITE PERFORMANCE COOKIES
These cookies collect information on how you visit and interact with our website. For example, the page you visit on a regular basis. These types of cookies do not collect any user or personal information. They are only used to improve how our website works and its functionality.
3. FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES
These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website. They enable us to personalise the content, greet you by name and remember your preferences. For example, the first time you visit our website you may choose a username which is stored in the cookie, and then provide data such as password, name, prefix, etc. - this information would all be stored on a database using your username as a key. When you revisit our website the cookie will find your username, and retrieve information from the database without it having to be re-entered.
4. RE-MARKETING / TARGETING COOKIES
These cookies record the pages you have visited on our website and any links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at the Google Analytics Terms of Service or at the Google Analytics Privacy Overview.
Please be aware that restricting or blocking some cookies may have an effect on the functionality of the website and the features within it.
You can manage cookies by activating the setting on your internet browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Please refer to the instructions or the online help files available on your relevant browser if you wish to manage cookies in this way. Alternatively, you can visit the following websites for further information: www.allaboutcookies.org. To manage cookies relating to targeted advertising activities, you can visit www.youronlinechoices.com. To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you can visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
How do I request for a copy of the personal information held by the Society?
If you would like a copy of your personal information please write to:
The Jersey Cattle Society of the UK,
Please state your full name and provide us with sufficient information to verify your identity.
Please also help us to respond quickly by indicating why you think we hold personal information about you and what information you think we may hold.
Sometimes there may be a reason why access will not be possible. If that is the case, you will be told why.