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Vita (Europe) Limited is comprised of Vita Bee Health, Vita Animal Health and Vita Home & Garden. You can find our contact information here. When we collect your information we may share it across our own companies. We never sell personal information or pass it to third parties for marketing purposes without your permission.

This Privacy and Cookie Policy explains how we use any of your personal information that we might collect and how you can limit our use of it.


What kind of personal data do we gather?

Website users. We may collect information that does not directly identify you, such as your IP address and geographic data (from your IP address, no more specific than the country from which you are browsing our website).

Newsletter subscribers and Vita Photo Gallery members. We collect information that directly relates to you, specifically: your first name, last name and email address. If you choose not to provide your name, the service we provide to you will be unaffected. If you choose not to provide your email address, we will be unable to send you our email newsletter and you will be unable to access the Gallery.

Social media followers. We have access to information that directly relates to you, specifically: your social media username and any details associated with your account that you choose to share with us. If you choose not to share any information with us, you may be unable to view our social media updates.


How we use your information

We might use your information to:

  • Remember you when you visit our website and see your journey through it by using cookies.
  • Direct you to our website in the primary language of the country from which you are visiting.
  • If you have opted in to our newsletter, contact you by email to let you know about any of our products or news.
  • We may also contact you directly via social media in relation to any competitions and/or prize draws you have entered or to respond to queries or comments you have made on our social media channels or regarding our products.
  • Make sure that materials on the website or in apps are presented in the most effective way for you and your computer or mobile device.

How we gather your information

We may gather your information in the following ways:

Indirectly (eg using website technology or technology when you use a Vita application [“App”] on a mobile device)

Directly (eg when you subscribe to our newsletter or sign up the the Vita Photo Gallery).

Through your device (eg mobile, PC or tablet) where you have enabled location services for the browser.


How your information is stored, processed and kept secure

The personal information we collect from you may be stored and processed by third-party suppliers, such as newsletter providers. This data may be sent and stored outside the European Economic Area.

The password you provide when registering with the Vita Photo Gallery is encrypted to ensure protection against unauthorised access to your personal information.

We invest in high-quality security and do our utmost to protect user privacy. No data transmission over the internet can be entirely secure, and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and/or use of the website. Any information that you send is at your own risk and might be read by others. However once we have received your personal information we use strict procedures to protect the security of your personal information.

We will hold your personal information until it is no longer required to provide the service you have signed up for or until you ask us to delete it.

We never sell personal information or pass it to third parties for marketing purposes without your permission.


How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which is stored on your computer. The file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web-page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We use this information only for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


How can you modify or delete the personal information we hold about you?

Website users. Adjust your cookies’ settings via the browser you use to access our website.

Newsletter subscribers. Use the ‘unsubscribe’ link in any newsletter or email info@vita-europe.com and your personal information will be removed from our database. To update your email address, you can resubscribe with the new information.

Vita Photo Gallery members. Email info@vita-europe.com asking for your account to be modified or deactivated and we will update or delete your personal information.

Social media followers. Simply ‘unfollow’ or block our accounts and we will be unable to access your personal information via this channel.


Changes

If we make significant changes to our privacy policy, we will notify you by email and social media updates.

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