This statement covers the use of your information whilst using www.rspca-online.co.uk.

The purpose of this statement is to inform users of www.rspca-online.co.uk, which is managed by RSPCA Beds South Branch, about the information that is collected when they visit the site, how this information is used, if it is disclosed and the ways in which we protect users privacy.

Confidentiality and security

Any information you provide will be held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Your personal details will not normally be disclosed to third parties. In some circumstances however we may need to disclose your personal details to a third party so that they can provide a service you have requested, or fulfil a request for information.

Any information about you that we pass to a third party will be held securely by that party, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, and used only to provide the services or information you have requested.

You have a right to access the personal information we hold about you at any time. If you wish to do this, please put your request in writing (explaining that your interest is in the RSPCA Beds South Branch website) by email to: alison@rspca-online.co.uk

Contact and animal adoption forms

If you use the contact form to send us an email or make an enquiry about an animal for adoption via our adoption page we will only use that information to answer your specific queries and to process your animal adoption enquiry.

Cookies

When first entering the www.rspca-online.co.uk website you will be prompted by a message at the bottom of the screen to agree to us placing cookies on your computer. www.rspca-online.co.uk uses cookies for collecting non-personal user information from the site, the site does not collect any information about you except that required for system administration of the website. Whilst we can’t offer assistance in managing cookies for every browser, the following website provides information on controlling cookies in most of the major browsers.

Google Advertising Cookie

Google uses cookies to help serve the ads that it displays on the websites of its partners, such as websites displaying AdSense ads or participating in Google certified ad networks. When you visit our website, a cookie may be dropped on your browser. Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s previous visits to your website or other websites. Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet. You may opt out of personalised advertising by visiting Ads Settings or by visiting www.aboutads.info.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics gathers non-personal data regarding the visitors to our site on our behalf using cookies and code embedded in the site. Both the cookies and the embedded code provide non-personal statistical information about visits to pages on the site, the duration of individual page view, paths taken by visitors through the site, data on visitors’ screen settings and other general information. We use this type of information, as with that obtained from any other cookies used on the site, to help improve the website and our services.

Log files

Log files allow us to record visitors use of the site. RSPCA Beds South Branch puts together log file information from all our visitors, which we use to make improvements to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it. Log files do not contain any personal information about you.

External Links

Our website may contain external links to other third party websites. RSPCA Beds South Branch is not responsible for the privacy practices within any of these other sites. You should be aware of this when you leave the RSPCA Beds South Branch website and we encourage you to read the privacy statements on other websites you visit.

Changes to this privacy policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

Updated: 13 August 2016