Forest Dog Rescue is an independent dog rehoming charity - registered charity number is 517173.
Forest 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.Â
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.
If 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.
If 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
HOW THE LAW APPLIES TO FOREST DOG RESCUEâ€™S USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Forest Dog Rescue will only use your data if we have:
Asked you and have a record of your recent consent for us to do so:
A 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:
We 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 after adoption.
In extreme situations, such as accidents or medical emergencies, we may share your personal details with the emergency services.
Forest Dog Rescue will not rent, swap or sell your personal information to other organisations.
Forest Dog Rescue will always ask for your consent before we communicate with you and this can be withdrawn at any time by emailing [email protected]
WHAT WE HAVE A LEGITIMATE INTEREST TO DO
We 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
These 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 this.
* FINANCIAL DONORS AND SUPPORTERS OF FOREST DOG RESCUE
These 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.