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Privacy Policy

Campaign for Wool Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy forms part of the Terms and Conditions and relates to the Campaign for Wool website available at (the “Website”). It describes how Campaign for Wool (“CfW”, “we”, “us” or “our”) collects, protects and uses the personal information received from the Website. The data controller for the Website is Campaign for Wool Limited who can be contacted at The Campaign for Wool Limited, The Sheep Centre, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6PH.

If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries as to how we use your personal information please contact us at

1. Information we collect.
1.1 We collect personal information from visitors to the Website through the use of online forms, when you send us a message using the ‘Contact Us’ page on the Website,
when you register to create an account in order to bid in the CfW auction available on
the Website (the “Auction”) and every time you e-mail us your details or enquiries,
for example. We will also collect some information automatically about your visit to
the Website.
1.2 We collect several kinds of information, depending on the part of the Website being
visited. For example, we will ask you for personal information such as your name and
email addressso that you can contact us through the Website.
1.3 If you wish to bid in the Auction you must register on the Website and create an
account. In order to create an account we may ask for your name, a username, email
address, the company that you work for, your postal address, postcode, fax number,
daytime and/or mobile phone number. We will also keep a record of the bids you
have made in the Auction.
1.4 You may visit the Website without registering or creating an account. If you choose
not to create an account you may not be able to use the Website to its fullest extent.
For example, you will be unable to bid in the Auction.

2. Use of personal information.
2.1 We use the personal information collected via the Website for the purposes of:2.1.1 providing, improving and personalising our services and the Website;
2.1.2 dealing with your inquiries and requests;
2.1.3 providing the Auction including administering your account, processing your bids,  letting you know by email if you have been outbid during the Auction and delivering the product(s) you purchase through the Auction;
2.1.4 generating anonymous reports about the use of the Website; and
2.2 If you register and create an account on the Website in order to bid in the Auction we
may use the personal information we collect from you to send you information about
our [products,] services[, special offers] and events by email if you give us
permission to do so. You may choose not to receive information about our products
and services when you register on the Website. If you choose to receive marketing
communications when we collect your personal information you can request that we
stop sending you communications at any time by sending us an email at or by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in any email we
send. When you register or create an account on the Website you may also choose for
us to pass your personal details to third parties that we think may be of interest to you
in order that they can send you information about their products and services.
2.3 We may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are
identified) for analytics, marketing and strategic development purposes.
2.4 We will retain the personal information we collect from the Website in accordance
with our data retention policy.

3. Use of cookies.
3.1 A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser,
which enables the server to collect information from the browser. You can find out
more about the use of cookies on
3.2 We use our own cookies to identify you when you visit the Website and to keep track
of your browsing patterns, to build up a demographic profile and to understand who
has seen which of the pages on the Website in order to determine the most popular
areas of the Website so that we can improve and develop it. Our use of cookies also
allows registered users to be presented with a personalised version of the Website and
to access to information about their account.3.3 Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie
is stored on your hard drive. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen
to learn more about how to do this. However, should you decide to disable any
cookies we place on your computer you may not be able to use certain services or
facilities on the Website. Switching off cookies will restrict your use of the Website.

4. Disclosure of your personal information.
4.1 CfW is a limited company formed by a coalition of organisations in the wool industry
(the “Coalition Organisations”) which are working together to raise awareness of
wool. A list of the Coalition Organisations is available here
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Website will not be disclosed to the Coalition Organisations.
4.2 We will only disclose personal information we collect from you from the Website to:
4.2.1 service providers contracted by us to despatch and deliver the product(s) you have
purchased in the Auction;
4.2.2 service providers or Coalition Organisations engaged by us to deliver events or
services in which you are involved;
4.2.3 third parties or Coalition Organisations to provide a service that you have requested;
4.2.4 comply with a legal requirement or request from a competent court, government
body, regulator, law enforcement agency or other authority;
4.2.5 successors in title to our business;
4.2.6 suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf; or
4.2.7 if we believe there has been a violation of the Terms and Conditions, of our rights or
of the rights of any third party.

5. Other websites.
The Website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and
are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other websites using the links
provided, the operators of these websites may collect personal information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ
from ours.

6. Access to your personal information.
You have a right to access the personal information we hold about you. To obtain a
copy of the personal information we hold about you, please write to us at

7. Security. 
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. All
the personal information we collect is stored securely on our servers and sensitive
personal information is sent and received using high level encryption.

8. Internet-based transfers.
Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and
process personal information necessarily involves the transmission of data on an
international basis. Therefore, by browsing the Website and communicating
electronically with us, you acknowledge our processing of personal information in
this way. However, we will endeavour to protect all personal information collected
through the Website in accordance with strict data protection standards.

9. Changes to this Privacy Policy.
From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy. When we do we will publish
the changes on the Website. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not
continue to use the Website. If material changes are made to this Privacy Policy, we
will notify you by e-mail or by placing a prominent notice on the Website.


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