At Tia Rescue, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.
We may change this policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this policy.
Who are we?
Tia Rescue is home to up to 100 Greyhounds, lots of Shire horses, several donkeys as well as a menagerie of other animals. Tia Rescue is an animal sanctuary that was set up by Deb in 1996. We became a registered charity in 2004 & are also an Approved Shire Horse Centre. Our registered charity number is 1105626.
How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you complete the contact form, when you complete the site registration form, purchase a product from our store or engage with other forms within our site.
What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. If you make a donation online or purchase a product from us, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by our third party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions, as explained below.
Use of ‘cookies’
It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, visit our full cookies policy. Turning cookies off may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.
Main Cookies used on our site
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.
The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited
These are Google Maps third party cookies, which are unique identifiers to allow traffic analysis to Google Maps.
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
•Carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us;
•Contact you regarding queries raised in the contact form;
•Progress an order you have submitted and send you information directly related to this;
•Process a donation that you have made;
We also process your information for our legitimate interests, as follows:
•Deal with entries into a competition;
•Seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
•Notify you of changes to our services;
•Send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you.
•These may include information about campaigns, appeals, other fundraising activities, promotions of our associated companies goods and services;
•Process a grant or job application.
Legal basis for using your information
We are required to set out the legal basis for our processing of personal information.
We collect and use your personal information because it is necessary for:
•the purpose of complying with our duties and exercising our rights under a contract with you;
•the purpose of complying with our legal obligations; or
•the pursuit of our legitimate interests (as identified in this policy), including where we share information with third parties.
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
Who has access to your information?
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
Third Party Service Providers working on our behalf: We may pass your information to our third party service providers, agents subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (for example to process donations and send you mailings).
However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own direct marketing purposes. Please be reassured that we will not release your information to third parties beyond the company for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes, unless you have requested us to do so, or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.
When you are using our secure store pages, your payments are processed by a third party payment processor, who specialises in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions. If you have any questions regarding secure transactions, please contact us.
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us about our exciting products and services, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information.
We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted.
You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us (click here for our contact details)
Your rights in relation to your personal data
It is important that the data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if the personal information we hold about you changes.
Data protection legislation gives you the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances or withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information (if you have previously consented). You also have the right to access information held about you.
In accordance with your rights you can ask us to undertake the following:
- Send you copies of the personal information we hold in relation to you or, in certain circumstances, send copies to a third party at your request;
- Update or amend your personal information if you feel this is out of date or inaccurate;
- Restrict the use of your personal information; or
- Remove your personal information from our database entirely.
Please send any requests to us (click here for our contact details), specifying your name and the action you would like us to take.
Data protection legislation may allow or require us to refuse to comply with any requests made in accordance with these rights, but if we cannot comply with your request we will inform you of the reasons why, subject to any legal or regulatory restrictions.
Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information
When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. Any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) is encrypted and protected with the following software 128 Bit encryption on SSL. When you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear on the bottom of web browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
We may analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you. We may make use of additional information about you when it is available from external sources to help us do this effectively. We may also use your personal information to detect and reduce fraud and credit risk.
Links to other websites
In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
16 or Under
We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.
Transferring your information outside of Europe
As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.
If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.
If you have any questions regarding this policy and our privacy practices please contact us at:
post: Tia Rescue, Mill Race Farm, Wroot Road, Finningley, Doncaster DN9 3DY
telephone: 01302 772935
If you are unsatisfied with our response to any issues you raise, you have the right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO is the UK’s independent supervisory authority in respect of data privacy. The ICO’s contact details can be found at https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/.
Review of this Policy
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in December 2017.