Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. We will never misuse or sell your data to anyone. We ensure any data we hold is stored securely.

This privacy policy sets out how Ridgeback Rescue uses and protects any information that you give us.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using our services or our website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page, we will endeavour to advise of changes but you should also check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

We report annually to the Charities Commission. Our Registered Charity Number is 1146704.

Should you wish to contact us regarding

Data Protection or
Request a copy of the information we hold about you or
Request removal of your information

Please email our Secretary, Julie Robinson, who will be happy to help and can be contacted via


Information We Have:

All personal information is stored securely and remains confidential to The Trust.

We never gather data about you without your consent and will treat all names, addresses and personal information as confidential at all times.

The Trust has no access to any Credit Card information unless given to them by telephone by the card holder. All card transactions are processed by PayPal and at no time during the process is the charity given access to this information.

Personal details regarding any dog’s previous or current ownership will remain confidential at all times.

Personal data is only used internally and is never shared with external third parties with the exception of:

  • Agria Insurance and then only on the adoption of a Rhodesian Ridgeback and only for the purpose of ensuring there is a 5 week insurance policy available on all newly adopted dogs
  • HMRC for all Gift Aid claims.

Personal data is only held as supplied by the inputter following consent for such information to be stored and only for legitimate use within The Trust in order to be able to undertake day to day operations.

Name and contact details will be shared with registered volunteers only for the purpose of contacting a family to arrange and carry out either a Home or Dog Check.

For those who have applied to become “Potential Owners” details are kept for a period of 1 year after which the form is marked closed, although details may be held indefinitely unless requested otherwise.

Those who are Supporters (i.e.: donated) may have their details held indefinitely but they will be removed on request.

If you no longer wish to hear from us simply get in touch and let us know via

Links to other websites:

Our website and eNewsletter may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting third party sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.