At Wellingborough Dog Welfare (Wellidog), we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy will help you understand when and why we collect personal information you, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Who are we?

Wellingborough Dog Welfare is a local charity located in Grendon, Northamptonshire dedicated to making life easier for strays and unwanted dogs locally from surrounding areas by finding them loving homes. Wellingborough Dog Welfare is a registered charity (no. 1022949). The registered address is 20 Holme Close, Wellingborough, Northants, NN9 5YF

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed, and when.

If you make a donation via one of our third-party links i.e. PayPal or BT MyDonate; make online purchases via easyfundraising, or purchase items from our Amazon Wishlist  they may collect information about the pages you visit using your IP address.

The Dog Match Pre-Adoption Questionnaire collects information about you including your name, address, email address and phone number using Google Forms.  Please refer to the individual websites for more information on their Privacy Policies.

If you make a donation or make a purchase online on our behalf your card information is not saved by us. When you are using our secure online donation pages, your donation is processed by a third party payment processor, who specialises in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions.

How is your information used?

We may use your information to contact you about suitable dogs that are looking for homes based on your answers to the Dog Match Pre-Adoption Questionnaire. If you no longer wish for us to contact you please email us at

In the event that you decide to adopt a dog from us we will also use your information to arrange home checks and keep in touch following a successful adoption. By adopting a dog from us you are agreeing for us to use your information in this way. Please refer to your Adoption Agreement for more information.

We review our data retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations (for example the collection of Gift Aid). We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

You can request that we delete all of your information by emailing us at with the heading DELETE REQUEST.

Who has access to your information?

We will not share your information with third parties for marketing or any other purposes.

Use of ‘cookies’

Like many other websites, the Wellingborough Dog Welfare website uses cookies. ‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, visit our full cookies policy. Turning cookies of may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to our website‚ so we would encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access those sites using links from our website.

In addition, if you have linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of that third party site and recommend that you check the privacy policy of that site.

Your rights

You have a right to access the information we hold about you. You can request a copy of the personal information we possess and have any inaccuracies corrected.

If you have any queries or concerns about the privacy of your information, or how we use your information, please contact us at or write to us at 20 Holme Close, Wellingborough, Northants, NN9 5YF.

This Policy was last updated May 2018.