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Privacy Policy

This policy covers how Pennine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)  will use personal information that is collected when you use the PAWS  website. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.


What is collected

The PAWS website does not store or capture any personal information when someone visits it and is not registered. The system will log your IP address along with other information provided by your browser. This may include the name and version of the browser you are using, your operating system and any website address that referred you to the PAWS website. This information will only be used for producing anonymous website statistics and will be used to help us with the delivery of the services on the website.


However the system will record personal information if you:

  • Provide information by filling in a form on our site

  • Subscribe, register or apply for services that require personal information to be given

  • Report a fault and give your contact details for us to respond

  • Complete surveys that we may use for research purposes

What we will do with your information

Any information that is collected by PAWS from this website will only be used for monitoring purposes unless you have given us consent for your information to be used e.g. Providing us with your email address so we can contact you, if you have registered as a regular site user, if you have registered for an event so that we can get back to you.


We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. The data controller is Pennine Animal Welfare Society. If you have any queries regarding this please contact us.

Access to information

The General Data Protection Regulation gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Regulation. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


Changes to our privacy policy


Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.


The information on this page was last updated on Monday, 20 May 2018.

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