Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Purrs Cat Rescue is a small, dedicated charity based in Essex. We aim to rescue stray and abandoned cats and find their forever homes. All our cats are cared for in foster homes.

We were established in 2015 and are based in Havering, Essex.

We are registered Charity Number 1168965

Our Privacy Promise. We promise:

  • to keep your data safe and private
  • not to sell your data
  • not to share your data

How the law protects you

As well as our Privacy Promise, your privacy is protected by law, which says that we are allowed to use personal information only if we have a proper reason to do so.

The law says that we must have one or more of these reasons:

  • to fulfil a contract we have with you
  • when it is our legal duty
  • when it is in our legitimate interest
  • when you consent to it.

What Personal Information does Purrs Cat Rescue collect?

Here’s a list of information that we may collect from you that enables us to provide information relevant to your specific needs.·

Depending on your interaction with Purrs, here is a list of the following types of information we collect from you:

  • Your first name or initial, and surname
  • Your email address
  • Your telephone number
  • Your postal address
  • Payment details, if you donate your payment details will be processed by Paypal or by your bank, depending on how you donate. Purrs Cat Rescue does not store any of your payment details, we are given a transaction ID by our payment processor. If you send Purrs a cheque, this is banked, no details of your bank account are stored by Purrs Cat Rescue
  • Your Gift Aid declaration
  • A record of our communications with you
  • Your enquiry about a Pet or our services
  • Information collected as part of our rehoming service, such as details relating to your personal circumstances
  • Information about your Pet, such as their behaviour, medical conditions and treatments as part of the handover process

How does Purrs Cat Rescue use this information

In simple terms, your personal data may be used to help us effectively deliver our charitable services or raise funds for those charitable services, and/or deliver the best service for your pet – be it adopting or when a cat(s) is handed over to Purrs for rehoming or other connected functions.

Purrs Cat Rescue will never share or sell your data to unauthorised companies or organisations.

Email marketing

We currently do not use contact details for marketing purposes. This Privacy Policy will be updated if this changes.

How does Purrs Cat Rescue secure Personal Information?

Purrs Cat Rescue is committed to ensuring the security and integrity of Personal Information. We have adopted reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard your Personal Information. However, due to the nature of Internet communications, we cannot guarantee or warrant that your transmission to us is secure.

How can you correct, change or delete your information held by Purrs Cat Rescue?

You may request to access, update, correct, change, or delete your Personal Information at any time. Purrs Cat Rescue will use reasonable efforts to timely update and/or remove information. To protect the user’s privacy and security, we will take steps to verify the user’s identity before making any requested change. To access, change, or delete your Personal Information, to report problems with our website, to ask questions or to raise concerns, please send an email to purrsrescue@gmail.com

Please note that while we will assist you in protecting your Personal Information, it is your responsibility to protect your passwords and other access credentials from others.

How long do we keep your Personal Information?

Purrs Cat Rescue is committed to ensuring the security and integrity of Personal Information. We have adopted reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard your Personal Information. However, due to the nature of Internet communications, we cannot guarantee or warrant that your transmission to us is secure.

Notification of changes to this Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. For example, we will continue to update it to reflect new legal requirements. Please visit this website page to keep up to date with the changes to our Privacy Policy.
Latest update: 29/11/2019