GDPR – Our Privacy Policy

General Data Protection Privacy Policy

RSPCA Macclesfield South East Cheshire and Buxton Branch
Charity No.: 225689

Privacy Policy

  • The Branch is committed to ensuring personal data is dealt with in line with General Data Protection Regulations
  • We will never sell, rent or swap your information to 3rd parties
  • We will not share your information without your permission unless required to do so by law
  • You have a right to query the information we hold. If you wish to exercise this right please write to David Gorton, Chairman, RSPCA Macclesfield S E Cheshire and Buxton Branch, PO Box 518, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 9DJ or telephone 07846 539500 stating your business

How we collect information

  • The information we hold on you will only have been given to us by you and will be used for our work in line with the legitimate interest basis of GDPR.

How we use this information

  • For legitimate business of the Branch
  • Where the Branch has a legal obligation to disclose the information

Types of personal information we hold

  • Name, address, telephone number, mobile phone number, email address
  • The name and type of animal only where this is necessary
  • Bank details are only used to comply with your instructions for setting up donations and are destroyed as soon as the process is operating

Types of information we hold on 3rd parties

  • Name, address, telephone number, fax number and emergency contact details (where applicable)
  • Contracts for business purposes

Using your personal information

  • For the purposes of our legitimate business
  • With your consent to notify you of fundraising activities and branch activities and to comply with any legal requirements.

How long we will keep your information

  • We will delete your information if you have not been in contact for 12 months
  • We will follow RSPCA national guidelines retention policy
  • Where there are legal requirements (eg accounting) we will comply with the legal requirements

How we protect your information

  • Our electronic information is password protected
  • Paper storage is kept under lock and key
  • We will delete material which is no longer needed for our legitimate business

You are in control

  • You can change your mind
  • You can ask us to stop using your information for any aspect of our legitimate business
  • You can ask to see it, for us to delete it, part of it, correct it or restrict it

How to complain

In the first instance please contact David Gorton Chairman , RSPCA Macclesfield S E Cheshire and Buxton Branch, PO Box 518, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 9DJ or telephone  01625 66920 stating your business.

You can complain to the Information Commissioners Office if you think that there is a problem in how we have handled your information.