Privacy Policy for MuffinPug Rescue

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.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to muffin@muffinpugrescue.com. Alternatively, you can telephone 01606 786939.

Who are we?

We are MuffinPug Rescue, a breed specific charity dedicated to activity rescuing pugs and pug crosses in need wherever they may be. We seek to end the suffering of pugs being exploited or neglected. MuffinPug Rescue is a registered charity no.1164018. We based in the UK.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you complete an online adoption form, the contact us tab or send an email directly to the rescue.

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your name, address, date of birth, email address and information about your home and lifestyle.

How is your information used?

We may use your information to:

  • Process application for adopting, fostering or becoming a home checker
  • Contact you to support the adoption or fostering process
  • Contact you to support or help the rescue with fund raising or awareness activities
  • Used to complete home checks for potential fosters and adopters
  • Used to complete background checks for potential fosters and adopters

We regularly review personal information we hold on a regular basis. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity.

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.

Your information may be shared with appointed members of the charity. Appointed members are pre-approved adopters or fosterers that volunteer to help and support the rescue.

We will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us.

We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone, post or text message.

We will only use your information to gain contact with you regarding the adoption or foster of a Pug or Pug cross.

How you can access and update your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us.

If you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: muffin@muffinpugrescue.com. Alternatively, you can telephone 01606 786939.

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information MuffinPug Rescue hold about you. This will provide all information with details of the information we hold about you. If you would like to request a copy of the information held please email us at: muffin@muffinpugrescue.com.

Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

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.

Use of ‘cookies’

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

Links to other websites

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

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.

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in May 2018.