Privacy Policy

Who we are

This is the website of Boxer Welfare Scotland Trust. At Boxer Welfare Scotland we are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. This privacy policy details what information we collect about you when using this website and how we use this information.

Types of data we collect

We collect information provided by you in order to communicate with you and/or to provide a service requested by you or your organisation. Personal details (such as your name, contact details and email address) which you provide when submitting an enquiry via our website are recorded for a period of six months and are used only to contact you in relation to your request.

When you make an application to foster or adopt one of our dogs, your personal details are stored for a period of twelve months and are used only to process your application and to provide follow-up if you are successful.

We only collect details which are required in order to deliver a service or to provide you with details about a service which we can provide.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

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There will also be a cookie with a unique name (a string around 32 characters long) with a similarly unique value. This is a cookie set by the CMS our site runs on in order to allow it to track your progress through the site and is helpful to allow the site to be able to remember any settings or requests you have made.

You can block cookies by clicking on the decline button on our site's cookie notification bar. This appears at the foot of each page either as a full bar or as an icon (like the one to the right!) which can be clicked on to choose your preference.

You can also activate the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Mailing Lists

Any person or organisation with whom we have an existing and ongoing relationship may be added to our mailing list. We will use your preferred method of communication to let you know about any offers, services and information we feel would be of interest to you or your organisation. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided in any of our emails. Alternatively, you can email us at

We will not add you to our mailing list simply because you have enquired about our services.

Google Analytics

Like most websites, this site uses Google Analytics to track user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website. Google Analytics makes use of cookies, details of which can be found here. Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop Google Analyltics from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.

Storage of your information

The security of your personal information is important to us and we endeavour to keep your personal details safe at all times. We use SSL to encrypt any personal information transmitted to us via email or through this website and employ best practise methods to keep this information safe.

Whilst we strive to keep this information safe, please remember that no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.

Use of your information

We collect information about you in order to communicate with you and provide a service requested by you or your organisation. We will only contact you if specifically requested to do so by you or your organisation. We will only pass on your details to third parties if specifically requested to and usually in relation to the provision of a requested service.

Links to external sites

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy relates to this website only and we encourage you to read the privacy policy on any of the sites you visit. We cannot be held responsible for the practices and privacy policies of other sites even if you access them from our website.

Access to personal information

You may request to have access to the personal information we hold on you at any time and can do so by putting the request in writing to Boxer Welfare Scotland, Buller’s View, Greenleaves, Longhaven, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, AB42 0NT. We may charge a small fee for this.

You may ask for us to amend or delete this information at any time by contacting us at the same address or alternatively by email at

Disclosure of information to third parties

We never sell your information on to third parties.

We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

We may pass on your details to a third party but ONLY when specifically requested by you OR if a Court has made an Order requiring us to do so.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this page. This privacy policy was last updated on 8th May 2018.

Support Us

There are many ways to support us and our work including raising money using some of the ideas on our Ways to Help page.

Alternatively you can quickly and easily make a donation though one of the following channels:

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Get in touch

If you would like to get in touch with us to find out more about what we do or if you would like some more information on rehoming a boxer then please get in touch with us using our contact form or the details below.

Email:
 

Phone:
01224 515101

Post:
Buller's View, Greenleaves, Longhaven, Peterhead, AB42 0NT

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/BoxerWelfare

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