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Penmellyn Vets
Padstow & St Merryn
Riviera Saint Merryn
PL28 8NR

Privacy and Cookies Policy

Please note that we record all calls to the practice for training and monitoring purposes

What are cookies?

This website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile when you browse websites.

Our Cookies help:

– make our website work as you’d expect;
– remember your settings during and between visits;
– improve the security/speed of the site;
– allow you to share pages with Facebook;

We do not use cookies to:
– collect any personal identifiable information (without your express permission);
– collect any sensitive information (without your express permission);
– pass data to advertising networks;
– pass personally identifiable data to third parties;
– pay sales commissions.

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Allowing us to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies, we take this, and your continued use of our website to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work, as you would expect.

We use cookies to make our website work in the following ways:
– contact form validation to prevent spam e-mails being sent
– tracking anonymous visits to website for statistical purposes

Anonymous visitor statistics cookies

We use cookies to compile anonymous visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g Mac or Windows which help to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analytic programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g from a search engine).

Google analytics places four cookies on your browser (_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz).
Google’s cookie policy can be found here: Link
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Turning Cookies Off
Most modern browsers allow you to control your cookie settings. You can disable them completely by editing your browser settings, however in doing this you may be limiting the functionality that is displayed on our website and also a large population of websites on the Internet that use cookies to serve their content.
To learn how to disable cookies on browsers please click here.

Google Maps
We use Google Maps to give users the opportunity of visiting our business location. Google Maps only uses cookies to enable you to use the functionality of their map software. No personal information is stored on our website through the use of Google Maps.

Website: Any articles, views, comments or statements on any of the Penmellyn Websites are for general, educational purposes only and do not intend to prejudice or replace a Veterinary consultation. If you do have any concerns about the wellbeing of your animal, please do contact the practice for qualified advice or make an appointment for a consultation or visit.

Penmellyn Veterinary Group Ltd reserves the right to publish client pet photos and reviews from our practice Facebook page on our latest news website Blog posts and other social media such as Google Plus. Should you wish any pet photos be removed from our Penmellyn St Merryn Vets website or social media pages, please contact our web developer in the first instance at and the required image will be removed straight away.

To disallow any further images of your pet on our Penmellyn Vets St Merryn social media and practice website pages, please e-mail us at or write to us at Penmellyn Vets Padstow & St Merryn Riviera Saint Merryn Cornwall PL28 8NR to update your preference. We will never use client pet photos in any of our advertising features without prior client consent.