What you need to know
Who we are
WildAid is a non profit making UK registered charity. Our charity number is 1001595. WildAid specialise in wildlife welfare and has provided specialist welfare and rehabilitation care for over 20 years. WildAid’s principal objectives are to raise awareness of the natural world and wildlife welfare through education.
WildAid is committed to protecting your privacy. It is very important to us and we respect anyone's concerns about maintaining it. This statement tells you how and why we use your information.
Why we may collect your data
You may at times be asked to supply personal information via the WildAid website, including when you register for information about volunteering. Personal information is anything that enables us to identify you in some way, such as your name and an email address. If you supply such information, we are legally bound by the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that such information is only used for the purpose for which it was requested and also to ensure that the data is held securely.
Occasionally we may ask you to fill in questionnaires or surveys whilst online. The data collected by the questionnaire or survey will only be used for the purpose stated on the form. You may also be given the opportunity to add your address details to our databases so we can contact you in the future. We will only use this information to contact you if you expressly give us permission to do so.
In order to make an online donation by Direct Debit, Credit Card or other financial transactions we may ask for your bank or card details. In order to do this you will be directed to a secure area of our site, hosted by WildAid’s agent The Charities Aid Foundation. To ensure the maximum level of security is applied to your data, all transmissions over the internet to and from this area are encrypted using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). Credit card and bank detail information is not retained on our web servers, but is transferred to our secure internal databases (for the purpose of collecting and recording payments).
Data protection / Request for information
Our intention is that all data collection is open and obvious to the site visitor. Our website collects personal information from visitors to the site only with the permission of the individual.
WildAid does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. This information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent unless required by law.
The Data Protection Act allows you to have access to information held about you and, where appropriate, to have it corrected or deleted. Visitors to our website responding to advertisements should satisfy themselves that they know how their personal information will be used.
You may request a copy of any personal information that WildAid has about you. Please write to: WildAid Foundation Trust, The Hive, Halton Mill, Mill Lane, Halton. Lancaster. Lancashire, LA2 6ND.
WildAid is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other websites linked to this site. If you have followed a link from this website to another website you may be supplying information to a third party.
Who we share information with
WildAid does not rent or sell mailing details to any third party. However, occasionally WildAid works with partner organisations or companies to send you information on other ways in which you can support WildAid.
Access to your information
We do not believe that we have any formal obligation under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as we're not a designated public authority. However, we fully support the principle of openness and will endeavour to supply information to enquirers whenever possible.
As a charity relying on voluntary donations, we will have to take into account the purpose of any request for information and the costs involved in providing it for the enquirer.
WildAid will reply within 40 days of receipt of your request. It will help us to locate your records more easily if you can tell us something about the nature of your contact with WildAid.
Any changes to this policy will be notified by an icon being placed next to the 'Terms and Conditions' link on the Safe Network website homepage for one month after the change occurs. Registered Charity Number 1001595.
"It's all about encouraging people to participate and learn about the natural world through hands on discovery."
Established over 25 years ago, as a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre, WildAid has been making a difference for wildlife welfare throughout the UK ever since.
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