Privacy Policy

Privacy & Data Policy

Please note that the terms of our privacy policy (below) apply to all personal data you submit to The Sheffield Cats Shelter, and when you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy, you consent to us handling your data in accordance with this policy.

a) The Sheffield Cats Shelter will use information collected about you in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

b) The Sheffield Cats Shelter may ask you for certain information and you may submit personal data to the Web Site (such as your name, email address and contact details) when you subscribe or sign up to the Web Site and/or a Course or Event.

c) The Sheffield Cats Shelter may also record which parts of the Web Site and services you are interested in as well as user traffic patterns and site use. This information will be kept securely in accordance with an internal security policy and may be used to:

    • i) process your Donations, Orders for Products, Event bookings, Communications, User Content, your use of the Web Site and to enable your use of the Web Site and associated services
    • ii) open and run your account and provide you with an up to date, efficient and reliable service
    • iii) send your promotional and marketing material
    • iv) generally run the Web Site.

d) By subscribing and submitting your data you agree to this use.

e) From time to time The Sheffield Cats Shelter may also monitor and record telephone calls for training purposes and to improve the service to you.

f) The Sheffield Cats Shelter will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.

g) In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, The Sheffield Cats Shelter is registered with the Information Commissioner with number ZA156461

h) If you believe The Sheffield Cats Shelter has information about you that you do not want The Sheffield Cats Shelter to have or that is incorrect, please contact The Sheffield Cats Shelter as described below and The Sheffield Cats Shelter shall correct or remove the data as you request as soon as is reasonably practicable.

j) You (a Data Subject) may request, in writing, to obtain copies of the information we store in electronic and paper form. We reserve the right to charge a £10 administration fee in respect of complying with such a request.

k) This privacy policy affects our Website only. You should review the privacy policy of any web site you visit which is linked from this website and any display advertising for their own privacy policies.

l) If you have any other concerns over privacy, this privacy policy or this Web Site please contact The Sheffield Cats Shelter as described below.

Marketing Communications

a) The Sheffield Cats Shelter gives you a choice whether or not you want The Sheffield Cats Shelter to contact you about future events, initiatives, services or related activities and matters that you may find useful. The Sheffield Cats Shelter won’t sell, give or trade personal information to other companies but The Sheffield Cats Shelter would like to keep you informed of the developments on the Web Site and certain content.

b) The Sheffield Cats Shelter will not send you any marketing emails or pass your information on to third parties unless you give your consent or you have given it already.


a) The Sheffield Cats Shelter uses ‘cookies’ on the Web Site.  A ‘Cookie’ is a small file stored on your computer hard drive and that assigns a numerical user ID and stores certain information about your online browsing.

Cookies are a way that information such as whether you have visited the Web Site before is recorded on your computer and used by The Sheffield Cats Shelter to improve the Web Site and the services available to you.

If you do not wish for The Sheffield Cats Shelter to use cookies when you use the Web Site please adjust your Internet browser settings to not accept cookies. Your computer’s help file should tell you how to do this but please note that this may affect your ability to use the Web Site and the Content.

b) If you don’t disable “cookies” the Web Site will ask for and store details including name and email address and may automatically insert certain information on the Content submission forms so that you can use the Web Site with less form filling.

c) By setting your web site browser to accept cookies, you consent for us, and out advertising partners, to place cookies on your hard drive to help analyse Web Site traffic or let us know when you visit a particular site that is part of our advertising network.

d) We analyse the data on how people use our Web Site, but please note that we use this information for statistical analysis purposes only.

e) To learn more about cookies and how they are used, visit All About Cookies.


a) If you want to contact us in respect of this privacy policy or your personal data that we may hold, you can do so by calling 0114 272 4441 during our office hours (1pm-4pm daily), or emailing or writing to us at The Sheffield Cats Shelter, 1 Travis Place, Broomhall, Sheffield, S10 2DB.