Dog Rescue takes your privacy seriously. We are committed to protecting your
personal information. This policy sets out how Forest Dog Rescue uses the
information that you provide us with in order to help further our work in protecting
POLICY - AND HOW WE USE IT
Dog Rescue is an independent dog rehoming charity - registered charity number
Dog Rescue collects information from the public in a number of ways, for
example when a member of the public adopts a dog, volunteers at the kennels or
at one of our charity shops . This may include such information as your name
and address, date of birth, contact details and any relevant information needed
when rehoming a dog. We use this information to provide and improve our
services as a charity and to look after the welfare of the dogs in our care.
you support Forest Dog Rescue by making a donation, register to fundraise for
us or join our sponsorship scheme, we will ask for information that enables us
to administer your donation. This will normally include information such as
your name, date of birth, address, email, telephone number, your payment
details and gift aid status. We will use this information you provide to give
you the services or information you require, including processing the gift aid,
to send you a thank you letter and to support your fundraising.
you have given us your consent, we will contact you with information and
updates of our work and how you can support us (such as fundraising). This may
be by post, email, telephone or text messages, depending on your preferences
THE LAW APPLIES TO FOREST DOG RESCUE’S USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Dog Rescue will only use your data if we have:
you and have a record of your recent consent for us to do so:
legal obligation to use or disclose information about you e.g. we are required
by law to keep records of Gift Aid for 4 years and we are compelled to disclose
information relating to incidents involving dangerous dogs for insurance
purposes under the Dangerous Dogs Act:
also require to share your personal details with the microchip data company in
order to register you as the legal owner of the dog which will be done 1 month
extreme situations, such as accidents or medical emergencies, we may share your
personal details with the emergency services.
Dog Rescue will not rent, swap or sell your personal information to other
Dog Rescue will always ask for your consent before we communicate with you and
this can be withdrawn at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
WE HAVE A LEGITIMATE INTEREST TO DO
believe Forest Dog Rescue supporters share our aims and the work we do and want
to know how they can continue to help our charity. Unless you tell us not to,
we think you are content for us to process (keep and use) your personal
information for the following lengths of time and we will not to keep your
personal information for longer than we specify below unless you expressly
request it (where the law allows). This is the length of time that we will
continue to contact you.
FOREST DOG RESCUE REHOMER
are supporters that rehomed a dog with Forest Dog Rescue and on average a dog
in the UK lives to the age of 16 years old. We think that you and the dog you
rehomed from us would like to remain in contact with us throughout their
lifetime and we will therefore keep your personal information to allow for
FINANCIAL DONORS AND SUPPORTERS OF FOREST DOG RESCUE
are supporters that have helped us by making a donation whether as a one off
gift or through regular giving by joining our sponsorship scheme. We believe that supporters of our charity
never stop believing in the importance of improving the lives of dogs but we
will stop using the personal information of these supporters after 2 years from
the last time of donation.
AN INTEREST IN FOREST DOG RESCUE VIA AN ENQUIRY
are supporters of our aims who have demonstrated an interest in the work we do
by contacting us for more information. We think that someone who has contacted
Forest Dog Rescue would like us to provide that information and we would
normally keep your personal information for a period of 2 years.
A cookie is a
small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive.
Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or
lets you know when you visit a particular site.
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
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 personally, other than the data
you choose to share with us.
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.
Our site may
contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these
links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over
that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and
privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and
such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution
and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
We will not
sell, distribute or rent your personal information to third parties unless we
have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal
information to send you relevant information which we think you may find
interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request
details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data
Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of
the information held on you please write to Forest Dog Rescue, Green Gap
Kennels, Far Forest, Worcestershire, DY14 9DX.
If you believe
that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please
write to, or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will
promptly correct any information found to be held in error.