SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
When you contact us through the website, or fill out any forms either at the shelter or via the website, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.
When you browse our website, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our news and events and other updates.
SECTION 2 – CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a form or to contact us via the website, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will ask you directly for your expressed consent.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at email@example.com writing to us at: Data Protection Officer, Lothian Cat Rescue, Brewers Bush, Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg, EH19 3JH.
SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service. In extreme situations such as an accident or medical emergency, we may share your personal details with the emergency services.
SECTION 4 – HOSTING
Our website is hosted on servers managed by Numeriq Ltd.
Your data is stored through Numeriq Ltd’s data storage, databases and the WordPress content management system. Your data is stored on a secure server behind a firewall.
SECTION 5 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related or donation-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
When you click on links on our site, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
SECTION 6 – SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
Cookies are small files that our website may place on your computer’s hard drive via your web browser, enabling us to store certain information during your visit.
- Collect anonymous visitor statistics via Google Analytics to help us improve our site
- For certain settings such as your search selections, to persist between pages when you browse our site
By using our website, you agree that we can place these cookies on your computer.
Your web browser has options to control and delete cookies. Please visit www.aboutcookies.org for further details.
About the cookies in use on the website:
The cookies set by Google Analytics help us understand how visitors interact with our website.
_utma tracks the number of times you have been to the site, when your first visit was, and when your last visit occurred. This cookie expires after 2 years.
_utmb and _utmc track how long a particular visit takes. _utmb expires after 30 minutes, _utmc expires once you close your browser.
_utmz tracks which site or search engine the visitor came from, the link clicked or keyword used, and the visitor’s geographic location. It expires after 6 months.
Google Analytics does not collect personally identifiable information, and we do not share our collected data with Google. Read more about Google Analytics or download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
This website also links out to third parties such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. These third party Social Media Sites might be gathering usage information.
SECTION 7 – AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
SECTION 9 – RETENTION PERIOD FOR PERSONAL DATA
We reserve data for the following periods:
- Staff and trustee data – 6 years
- Financial Supporters – 6 years from last donation
- Service Users – up to the lifetime of the rehomed cat for digital records. Up to three years for paper records.
- Lifetime supporters – we will retain your information on an ongoing basis unless you request otherwise.
- CCTV images – two weeks
SECTION 10 – CCTV
Images are monitored and recorded at the shelter car parking areas for the purposes of crime prevention and staff safety.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Data Protection Officer, Lothian Cat Rescue, Brewers Bush, Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, EH19 3JH.