The Veterinary Surgeons’ Board website records your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes: the user’s server address, the user’s top level domain name (e.g. .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc), the date and time of the visit to the website, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous website visited and the type of browser used.

No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service provider’s logs.

If you subscribe or are registered for any services on the Veterinary Surgeons’ Board website then your email address and other personal information you may provide will be recorded. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list, unless you have given specific permission as part of the requested service. Your email address is confidential. The Veterinary Surgeons’ Board will not use or disclose your email address to any third party without your explicit consent, except if required by law, nor will you get any unsolicited bulk email (also known as ‘spam’) with any commercial offers or advertisement.

The Veterinary Surgeons’ Board will take all reasonable steps to ensure that personal information under its control is protected from unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss. Reasonable steps will be taken to de-identify any personal information no longer required. However, users should be aware that there are inherent risks in transmitting information across the internet.