Pets in Spain Charity, Legal Notice

Pets in Spain, Animal Rescue and Rehoming Charity

According to the law 34/2002 of the 11th of July, concerning services of information and electronic trade with information (LSSI-CE), we inform all clients and users of this website by means of this legal note that the proprietor of this website is Mark Lewis with the registered address of: Pets in Spain, Calle Justo Antonio Quesada, La Marina Urbanisation, San Fulgencio, Alicante 03177. NIF G-54669262, registered charity number CV01-050123A.

Our Privacy Policy: Your Rights

We value your privacy and we process your data inline with existing Spanish legislation and European Directives regarding the processing of data, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679).

Data collection and consent

When you submit an enquiry to us via our website, or social media accounts, or when you complete a contact form and send it to us electronically, you are providing specific consent for us to receive that data.

You don’t have to give us consent. If you prefer not to consent to passing data to us by these electronic methods, please refer to our contact us page for alternative methods of communication.

Who you are submitting your data to

When you submit your information to us, this information is received on the electronic devices (laptops, computers, and mobile phones) belonging to PETS IN SPAIN or partners that work with us to provide care, adoption or fostering services for the animals.

What happens to your data ?

Irrespective of the device used, all information is stored securely and we take every possible real world care of your data.

We never sell your data for any reason, or in any way pass your data on to another person, company or organisation, unless that is specifically necessary to provide the assistance you are asking for.

For instance, we might be asked to provide your personal information to our veterinary clinics so that the animal you have adopted or fostered can receive treatment.

We might also be asked to provide your information to legal authorities here in Spain, for example, if you were a witness to an act of animal cruelty.

We do not produce any marketing material of any type and we use your data only to complete the adoption process of an animal you are be interested in, or to provide veterinary treatment which you have requesed help with .

If you consent to a photograph being taken at one of our charity events, when you adopt or foster an animal then you are consenting to that photograph being used to raise awareness of the charity, encourage donations and increase the number of people who offer to adopt or foster an animal.

How long do we keep your data?

We keep your data only for as long as is reasonably necessary to ensure the safety and well being of the animal which you have chossen to adopt or foster.

We keep data from individual enquiries that do not result in a adoption or foster home for a animal for a maximum of 28 days.

If you adopt an animal from us we will keep your data, including the data completed on the pre-adoption form only as long as it nessacary to complete the adoption process and ensure that the animal is in loving and safe environment.

We respect your rights to your data

You have the right to remove consent for us to use your data at any time.

Simply get in-touch with us via any method detailed on our contact us page and we will immediately delete your data and any information we hold about you.

Please note that if you have adopted or fostered from us previously, we will remove your data from our electronic systems and devices, but we cannot destroy your pre-adoption form until a maximum of 3 months have passed subsequent to the adoption or the foster animal has found a permant home.

Cookies, and How We Use Them

A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s electronic device by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing.

Our website uses cookies to function properly, to record your preferences (for instance your choice of language or your log in details if you opt to store them), and to improve the user experience whilst on our website.

We don’t use cookies that track you once you have left our website, but depending on the settings and operating system of your device, our cookies might remain on your device.

You can control or remove cookies from your device using a third party extension or plugin, or you can choose not to accept cookies when you visit our website for the first time.

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If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please get in-touch with our data manager or contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help you. Alternatively, you can get more information about the General Data Protection Regulations by following the link below …