Privacy Policy

Doris Banham Dog Rescue

uk charity 1103372


 Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 23/05/2018




This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how Doris Banham Dog Rescue, 217 Lincoln Road, North Hykeham, Lincoln, LN6 8NU (“Charity,” “we,” and “our”) processes, collects, uses and shares personal data when using this website / (the “Site”). Please read the following information carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will process data.


  1. Purposes of Processing

What is personal data?

We collect information about you from this Site in a range of forms, including personal data. e.g. our ‘Contact’ form and our ‘Application to Adopt or Foster’ form . The data from these forms once submitted is transmitted via email to the Charity. The information which you freely give on these forms is not stored on this Site from there on. We also collect information about you when you use third parties to fullfil your wishes on our Site. e.g Just Giving, PayPal.

As used in this Policy, “personal data” is as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation, this includes any information which, either alone or in combination with other information we process about you, identifies you as an individual, including, for example, your name, postal address, email address and telephone number.

Why do we need your personal data?

We only need your personal data to respond to requests from yourself or for you to fulfil your wishes via a third party. e.g. Just Giving, PayPal.  We will only process your personal data in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws. This consent provides us with the legal basis we require under applicable law to process your data. You maintain the right to withdraw such consent at any time if you do not agree to our use of your personal data in line with this Policy.

  1. Collecting Your Personal Data

We collect information about you in the following ways:

Information You Give Us. This includes:

  • the personal data you provide when you send us your data via our ‘Contact’ or ‘Application to Adopt or Foster’ Forms, including your‎ name, postal address, email address, telephone number, and demographic information (such as your gender);
  • the personal data we receive via the third parties you fulfil your wishes through. e.g. Just Giving, PayPal.
  • the personal data you provide when you correspond with us by phone, email or otherwise.


 Information from Social Networking Sites. Our Site include interfaces that allow you to connect with social networking sites (each an “SNS”). If you connect to a SNS through our Site, you authorise us to access, use and store the information that you agreed the SNS could provide to us based on your settings on that SNS. We will access, use and store that information in accordance with this Policy. You can revoke our access to the information you provide in this way at any time by amending the appropriate settings from within your account settings on the applicable SNS.]  e.g. Facebook

Information from external Sites that you have chosen to interact with. Our Site include interfaces that allow you to connect with external Sites that you have chosen to interact with to fulfil your wishes. If you connect to these sites through our Site, you authorise us to access, use and store the information that you agreed these sites could provide to us based on your settings with these sites. We will access, use and store that information in accordance with this Policy. If you wish to revoke our access to the information you provide in this way at any time you should contact the applicable sites concerning your account. e.g. PayPal, Just Giving etc

[Information Automatically Collected. We do not automatically collect information about you and your computer or mobile device when you access our Site but external sites may do by collecting cookies. See section 3. ‘COOKIES’ below.

Automated Decision Making and Profiling.

We do not use your personal data for the purposes of automated decision-making. However, we may do so if we are requested to do so to fulfil obligations imposed by law, in which case we will inform you of any such processing and provide you with an opportunity to object.


What are cookies?

Information about you may be collected using “cookies.” Cookies are small data files stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device by a website. These may be both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer or mobile device until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Site.

There are two broad categories of cookies: (1) first party cookies, served on our site to your computer or mobile device, which are used only to recognize your computer or mobile device when it revisits our Site; and (2) third party cookies, which are served by service providers on our Site, and can be used by such service providers to recognize your computer or mobile device when it visits other websites.

Cookies and how they are used.

Type of cookie Purpose
Essential Cookies These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through our Site and to enable you to use some of its features. Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and these cookies are only to provide you with those services.


e.g. Cloudflare to identify trusted web traffic, Just Giving, PayPal.

Functionality Cookies These cookies allow our Site to remember choices you make when you use our Site. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you visit our Site.
Analytics and Performance Cookies These cookies are used to collect information about traffic to our Site and how users use our Site. The information gathered does not identify any individual visitor. [It includes the number of visitors to our Site, the websites that referred them to our Site, the pages they visited on our Site, what time of day they visited our Site, whether they have visited our Site before, and other similar information.]


[We may use Google Analytics in the future for this purpose. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. It is only used to improve how our Site works. You can find out more information about Google Analytics cookies here:]


[You can find out more about how Google protects your data here:]


[You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our Site by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link:]



Targeted and advertising cookies [These cookies track your browsing habits to enable showing you advertising which is more likely to be of interest to you. These cookies use information about your browsing history to group you with other users who have similar interests. Based on that information, and with our permission, third party advertisers can place cookies to enable them to show adverts which we think will be relevant to your interests while you are on third party websites.]


[You can disable cookies which remember your browsing habits and target advertising at you by visiting If you choose to remove targeted or advertising cookies, you will still see adverts but they may not be relevant to you. Even if you do choose to remove cookies by the companies listed at the above link, not all companies that serve online behavioral advertising are included in this list, and so you may still receive some cookies and tailored adverts from companies that are not listed.]


e.g. Facebook, Twitter

Social Media Cookies [These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or “like” button on our Site or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking website such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. The social network will record that you have done this.]


Disabling cookies

You can typically remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “settings,” “help” “tools” or “edit” facility). Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings.


We do not use other companies to serve third-party advertisements when you visit and use the Site.

  1. Using Your Personal Data

We use your personal data as follows:

  • to respond to your contact and applications that you send to us;
  • to fulfil your wishes through third parties you choose.


  1. Sharing Your Personal Data

We do not share your personal data external to the Charity.

  1. Third Party Sites

Our Site may contain links to third party websites and features. e.g. Facebook. This Policy does not cover the privacy practices of such third parties. These third parties have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their websites, features or policies. Please read their privacy policies before you submit any data to them. e.g via Facebook buttons.

  1. International Data Transfer

Your information, including personal data that you send us may be transferred, stored at and processed by others outside the country in which you reside, where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world. By accepting this Policy, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. e.g. your online email provider

  1. Security

We seek to use reasonable organisational, technical and administrative measures to protect personal data within our organization. Unfortunately, no transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be completely secure, and transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us.

  1. Retention

We will only retain your personal data within the Charity to conclude our response to your contact.

Our Policy on Children


Our Site is/are not directed to children under 16. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us. We will delete such information from our files as soon as reasonably practicable.

  1. Your Rights
  • Opt-out. You may contact us anytime to opt-out of any new processing of your personal data that we may carry out beyond the original purpose.
  • You may access the information we hold about you at any time by contacting us directly.
  • You can also contact us to update or correct any inaccuracies in your personal data.
  • Your personal data is portable – i.e. you to have the flexibility to move your data to other service providers as you wish.
  • Erase and forget. In certain situations, for example when the information we hold about you is no longer relevant or is incorrect, you can request that we erase your data.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us. In your request, please make clear: (i) what personal data is concerned; and (ii) which of the above rights you would like to enforce. For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the personal data associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable and in any event, within one month of your request. Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting such change or deletion.

  1. Complaints

We are committed to resolve any complaints about our use of your personal data. If you would like to make a complaint regarding this Policy or our practices in relation to your personal data, please contact us. We will reply to your complaint as soon as we can and in any event, within 30 days. We hope to resolve any complaint brought to our attention, however if you feel that your complaint has not been adequately resolved, you reserve the right to contact your local data protection supervisory authority

  1. Contact Information

We welcome your comments or questions about this Policy. You may contact us in writing via our ‘Contact’ form or at our postal address Doris Banham Dog Rescue, 217 Lincoln Road, North Hykeham, Lincoln, LN6 8NU.