Please read this Privacy Policy very carefully before using this site. The website you have entered is owned and operated by The Victorian Basenji Breed Association Inc (“the publisher”).

We are committed to protecting your privacy. The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you about the publisher’s practices relating to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information that may be provided through access to or use of our websites or that may otherwise be collected by us (e.g., from forms, surveys and submissions). This privacy policy also tells you what to do if you do not want your personal information collected and how you can change or delete information you have already provided to us.

By using this website, you also agree with the following terms of service.

What Personal Information We Collect and How We Use It

Among other reasons, the publisher collects and retains information for the purposes of communication with you by email, telephone or post. The information we collect may also assist the publisher to reunite your Basenji with you in the event that it is lost, in the event that its details are lodged on this website and in the event that we are contacted by an agency that has located it. The information is collected only when you enter it yourself.

Examples of personal information collected by the publisher are:

  • Contact information (such as name, address, e-mail address and telephone number in a non-business capacity) details about the dog(s) and its microchip that your are lodging;

The publisher uses your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to develop and maintain our relationship with you and to communicate with you;
  • to address your inquiries or respond appropriately;
  • to inform you if your Basenji has been found and the publisher is contacted;
  • to assist other agencies such as the RSPCA, local council, pounds and animal shelters reunite Basenjis in their care with the owner; and
  • to send you regular reminders to keep your dogs microchip details up-to-date.

When We Disclose Your Personal Information

Except with your consent, we will not sell, share, license, trade or rent your personal information to others outside of the publisher’s network of websites and related services. The publisher will not disclose personal information to third parties to any agency without your written consent unless the publisher is required to do so by law.

Knowledge and Consent

The publisher collects personal information only when you voluntarily provide it. If you don’t want us to have access to your personal information, please do not provide it while using our sites. You may withdraw consent by using the appropriate link contained in all our mailings to unsubscribe from our mailing list.

Cookies & IP Adresses

The publisher does not use cookies on its network of websites. However, when using this website or in communicating with our website through a mail-in form, your IP maybe logged onto our server. If you do not wish for your IP to be logged then log out of and do not use this website. Also our host is monitoring traffic mainly for keeping track of statistics.

How We Protect Your Personal Information

The publisher makes all commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that personal information collected from you is protected against loss and unauthorized access. Access to your personal information is restricted to selected employees or representatives. In addition, the publisher employs generally accepted information security techniques, such as access control procedures, to protect personal information against loss and unauthorized access.

Retention of Your Personal Information

The publisher retains your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected.

Children’s Privacy

The publisher believes that it is very important to protect the privacy of children and encourages parents or guardians to spend time with their children to participate in and monitor their activities. The publisher does not intend to collect personal information from children, should we be aware that we have such information in our database it will promptly be deleted and where possible the parent or guardian will be informed.

Links to Third Party Sites (where applicable)

Our website may offer links to other websites which the publisher does not control. You should be aware that operators of linked websites may also collect your personal information (including information generated through the use of cookies) when you link to their websites. The publisher is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose your personal information, so it is important to familiarize yourself with their privacy policies before providing them with your personal information. These websites links are provided for your convenience and by including such websites the publisher is not implying that it endorses or recommends them.

Contact Us

We appreciate any customer feedback. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us using our contact form.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, without prior notice. You should visit our Website periodically to review any changes to this policy. Your continued use of the publisher’s websites following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using the publisher’s websites, you signify your acceptance of the publisher Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website. If for any reason you do not agree with any of the changes whole in part, you must stop using the publisher’s websites.

The publisher reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to accept or reject a submission on this website by any applicant, for any reason, or for no reason, whatsoever.

Last update: January 2015