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Privacy Policy

This policy sets out how Livestock Improvement Corporation (UK) Limited and its related companies and subsidiaries(“LIC UK”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) treats personal information that we collect and receive about you.  This policy tells you what personal information we collect, how we use and share that information, and finally, how you can contact us with questions or concerns.

This Privacy Policy forms part of, and should be read in conjunction with, our Terms of Use.

What information do we collect about you?

When you deal with us, register, or make a purchase via our web site you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself.  We need certain information so we can provide the services you’ve requested. If you do not provide the information requested, we may not be able to provide you with the relevant services.

Some of the information you provide to us is personal information. We might collect the following types of information:

- Contacts details such as  your name, address, telephone numbers and email address;

- Payment details

- Website usage information via cookies. For more information about cookies, please click here. [insert hyperlink to cookies section]

We may collect personal information from third parties such as credit reference agencies.

How will we use your information? We may use your personal information for the following purposes:

- to provide the goods, services or information you’ve requested;

- to check your credit worthiness;

- to send you news, information about our activities and general promotional material which we believe may be useful to you where you have provided your consent;

- to monitor who is accessing our web site or using services offered on our web site;

- for our own internal record keeping and administration;

- to analyse the type of people accessing our web site; and

- to help us provide and/or improve our services and products.

Where practical we will de-personalise and aggregate data for analysis.

We may share your personal information with:

- our group companies;

- third parties where necessary for our reasonable business purposes;

- credit checking agencies;

We may also share your personal information where required by law.


From time to time, and where we have your consent, we will  send you information about our products and services and those of our group companies which may be of interest to you. We will always give you an opportunity to opt out at a later date.

You can also opt out at any time by contacting us here [insert email address].

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer to collect information about your visit to our website.

Each type of cookie can be set and controlled by the operator of the website such as Livestock Improvement Limited (known as a ‘first party cookie’) or a third party such as Google (known as a ‘third party cookie’).

Cookies may be 'session only' (stored only during the period of time when you are browsing a website and automatically deleted) or 'persistent' (stored on your computer and used when you revisit a website).

Which Cookies do we use and how do we use them?

First party cookies


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This cookie is used to identify users between page loads as you navigate around our website.



This cookie is used to identify users between page loads as you navigate around our website.


How do I disable cookies?

Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time.

The last of these options mean that certain personalised services cannot then be provided to that user and, if applied to your use of our website, you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the features of our website.

Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

What will happen if I disable cookies?

This would depend on which cookies you disabled. Generally some of the website functions may not work properly if cookies are switched off. 

Security Measures

We have and maintain appropriate technical and organisational security measures in place in order to protect your personal information.

LIC UK carries out ongoing monitoring of its information technology systems including email, wi-fi and internet systems.  This includes activity logging, analysis and formal audits by LIC UK or third parties who can access information processed and stored on LIC UK’s information technology systems for that purpose.

By using LIC UK’s information technology systems including email, wi-fi and internet you accept that these are being monitored.

Other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites.  This privacy policy only applies to this website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other website owners.  We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any other websites that you visit.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you and the right to have any inaccurate information updated. If you would like to make a request in relation to your personal information, please contact the Privacy Officer at Livestock Improvement Corporation (UK) Limited, LIC UK Ltd, Swallow Byre, Manor Farm, Sixpenny Handley, Wiltshire, UK, SP5 5NU, phone 01725553008, fax 01725553117 or by email at

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and may update this webpage from time to time.

Last updated: 24 August 2016