GENERAL INFORMATION

The owner of this website, www.streetcats-rescue.org, (hereinafter Website) is , STREET CATS RESCUE, registration number 13367 in the Register for Foundations and Associations in Andalucia, Spain. 

Contact details: Carretera La Florida 43 | 11140 Conil de la Frontera | Spain | email: info@streetcats-rescue.org

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

The object of the conditions: The Website

The purpose of these General Terms and Conditions of Use (hereinafter: Conditions) is to regulate the access and use of the Website. For the purposes of these Conditions, the Website is understood to be: the external appearance of the screen interfaces, both statically and dynamically, the navigation tree; all the elements integrated in both the screen interfaces and in the navigation tree (hereinafter, Content) and all those online services or resources that may be offered to Users (hereinafter, Services).

Street Cats Rescue reserves the right to modify the presentation and configuration of the Website, including the Content and Services offered, at any time and without prior notice. The User acknowledges and accepts that Street Cats Rescue may interrupt, deactivate and/or cancel any of the elements of this Website as well as access to these at any time.

Access to the Website is open and free of charge. There are no prior requirements on behalf of the User to access and use the Website. Excluded from this are (potential) costs to the User incurred for internet access and any contract with an Internet Service Provider.

The use of parts of the Content or Services of the Website may be done through the subscription or prior registration of the User.

The User

A User is any person who accesses, navigates or uses the Website including spaces for interaction between Users or the User and Street Cats Rescue, such as comments and/or blogging spaces. It is assumed that a User accepts all the Conditions and their subsequent modifications outlined in these policies from the moment the Website navigation begins, notwithstanding the application of any corresponding mandatory legal regulations in individual cases.

Given the importance of these policies, it is recommended to review these conditions prior to each visit of the Website.

The Street Cats Rescue website provides a great diversity of information, services and data. The User is responsible to use it appropriately. This includes:

  • Always using information, content, services and data offered by Street Cats Rescue in accordance with these Conditions, the Law, morals or public order, and protecting the rights of other people by not causing any harm to third parties or interfering with the operation of the Website.
  • Always providing true and lawful information and data when participating or contributing in any way in Content or Service accessible on and offered by the Website. Furthermore, the User must notify Street Cats Rescue immediately about any breaches and security concerns that allow the improper use of the data entered/recorded in forms, comments or blogs. This includes but is not limited to the theft, loss or unauthorized access to identifiers and/or passwords and will set in motion immediate action to remediate the issue.

Street Cats Rescue reserves the right to remove all comments and contributions that violate the law, express disrespect for the dignity of other people, that are discriminatory, xenophobic, racist, pornographic, spamming, represent abuse or misuse of children or young people, are endangering public order or safety or that are deemed as not suitable for publication.

Furthermore, Street Cats Rescue will not be responsible for the opinions expressed by Users through comments or blogging tools or any other participation.

The mere access to this Website does not imply any kind of commercial relationship between Street Cats Rescue and the User.

The User declares to be of legal age and have sufficient legal capacity to be bound by these Conditions. This Website of Street Cats Rescue is not directed to minors. Street Cats Rescue declines any responsibility for the breach of this requirement.

ACCESS AND NAVIGATION ON THE WEBSITE: EXCLUSION OF GUARANTEES AND LIABILITY

Street Cats Rescue does not guarantee the continuity, availability and relevance of the Website, nor of the Content or Services. Street Cats Rescue will do everything possible for the proper functioning of the Website, however, does not assume responsibility or guarantee that access to this Website will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Neither is Street Cats Rescue responsible or guarantees that the content or software that can be accessed through this Website, is free of error or could not cause damage to the computer system (software and hardware) of the User. Under no circumstances will Street Cats Rescue be liable for harms, damages or losses of any kind arising from access, navigation and use of the Website, including, but not limited to, those caused to computer systems or those caused by the introduction of viruses.

Street Cats Rescue is not responsible for any damages that may be caused to Users due to improper use of this Website. In particular, it is not responsible in any way for interruptions, lack or defect of telecommunication services that may occur.

PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION POLICY

In compliance with current legislation and regulations Street Cats Rescue undertakes all reasonable effort to adopt and implement the necessary and appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect the collected data.

Laws incorporated in this privacy policy

This privacy policy complies with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, the European Union’s (‘EU’) General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’), which regulates the processing by an individual, a company or an organisation of personal data relating to individuals in the EU.

Identity of the person responsible for the processing of personal data

The person responsible for processing the personal data collected on Street Cats Rescue (hereinafter ‘Controller’) is:
Jacqueline Suzan Palmer with the following contact details:

Address: Carretera La Florida 43 | 11140 Conil de la Frontera | Spain| Email: gdpr@streetcats-rescue.org

Principles relating to processing of personal data

The processing of the personal data of the User will be subject to the following principles set forth in article 5 of the GDPR:

Personal data shall be:

  • processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the User (‘lawfulness, fairness and transparency’);
  • collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes; further processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes shall not be considered to be incompatible with the initial purposes (‘purpose limitation’);
  • adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed (‘data minimisation’);
  • accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data which are inaccurate with regards to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay (‘accuracy’);
  • kept in a form which permits identification of Users for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed; personal data may be stored for longer periods insofar as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes subject to implementation of the appropriate technical and organisational measures required by this Regulation in order to safeguard the rights and freedoms of the User (‘storage limitation’);
  • processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures (‘integrity and confidentiality’).

Categories of personal data

Street Cats Rescue only collects and processes identifying data, and no data that falls into in the group of special categories of personal data as per article 9 of the GDPR.

Consent for the processing of personal data

Street Cats Rescue assumes that the User is giving consent to the processing of their personal data for one or more purposes by contacting Street Cats Rescue via the available contact form(s), registrations or any other means .

The User has the right to withdraw their consent at any time by contacting Street Cats Rescue in writing. Withdrawing consent will not affect or limit the use of the Website.

When the User is asked to provide personal information through contact or registration forms to make inquiries, request information, sign up for newsletters or for other reasons related to the Content of the Website, it is understood that this information is necessary and required to deal with the request.

Purposes of the processing of the personal data

The personal data is collected and managed by Street Cats Rescue in order to facilitate, expedite and fulfill the commitments established between the Website and the User, to maintain the relationship established in the forms completed by the User or to answer a request or inquiry.

Likewise, the data may be used to improve individual user experiences by adapting the Content offered to a specific user. Furthermore the data may be gathered, stored and analysed in order to improve the general quality, operation and navigation of the Website.

Recipients of personal data

The personal data of the User will not be shared with third parties.

Privacy and security of personal data

Street Cats Rescue undertakes all reasonable effort to adopt and implement the necessary and appropriate technical and organizational security measures to ensure the security of the personal data.

The Website has an SSL certificate (Secure Socket Layer), which ensures that personal data between the server and the User is transmitted in a secure and confidential manner through encryption.

However, Street Cats Rescue cannot guarantee the flawless functioning of the internet nor the total absence of hackers or others who fraudulently access personal data. The Controller will notify the User without undue delay should any violation of security of personal data which could pose a high risk for the rights and freedoms of natural persons occur. A violation of the security of personal data means any breach of security that causes the destruction, loss or accidental or unlawful alteration of personal data transmitted, preserved or otherwise processed, or the unauthorized communication or access to this data.

Personal data will be treated as confidential by the person responsible for the processing. This will extend to all employees, associates, and any person who has access to this data.

Rights derived from the processing of personal data

The User can exercise the following rights recognized in the GDPR towards Street Cats Rescue:

  • Right of access: the User has the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her is being processed, and, where that is the case, to what extend and purpose.
  • Right to rectification: the User has the right to inaccurate personal data concerning him or her being rectified without undue delay. Taking into account the purpose of the data processing, the User shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
  • Right of erasure (“the right to be forgotten”): the User has the right to have all personal data concerning him or her be deleted without undue delay.
  • Right to restrictions of processing: the User has the right to restrict the processing of data in the following cases: the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the User, until the accuracy of the personal data can be verified; the processing is unlawful and the User opposes the deletion of the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead; the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the User for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; the User has objected to processing pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the User.
  • Right to data portability: The User has the right to receive their personal data they have provided, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and has the right to transmit this data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data has been provided.
  • Right to object: at any time the User has the right to object, on personal grounds,  to the processing of their personal data and can request that processing of their data must cease.
  • Right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly affects him or he.

The User may exercise their rights by contacting Street Cats Rescue in writing with the reference “GDPR www.streetcats-rescue.org”, specifying:

  • First and Last name of the User and a copy of some form of formal identification/DNI. In cases in which the User is legally represented by another person, it is also necessary to provide the same information and documentation for the representative together with documentation authorising the representation. The photocopy of the formal identification/DNI may be substituted by any legally valid form of identification.
  • The request including the underlying reasons for the request or the information the User wants to access.
  • Address to where any notification shall be sent.
  • Date and signature of the applicant.
  • Any document supporting the request.

This request and any other attached document may be sent to the following address and/or email:

Postal address: Carretera La Florida 43 | 11140 Conil de la Frontera | Spain

Links to third-party websites

The Website may include hyperlinks or links that allow access to web pages of third parties other than Street Cats Rescue, and therefore are not operated by Street Cats Rescue. The owners of said websites will have their own data protection policies and are in each case responsible for their own files and their own privacy practices.

Claims before the supervisory authority

In the event that the User considers there is a problem or infringement of the current regulations in the way in which their personal data are being processed, they have the right to effective judicial protection. They may lodge a complaint to the relevant control authority, the Spanish Agency for Data Protection (http://www.agpd.es).

Acceptance and changes in this Privacy Policy

The use of the Website implies the acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Street Cats Rescue reserves the right to modify its Privacy Policy, according to its own requirements or as required by a legislative, jurisprudential or doctrinal change of the Spanish Agency for Data Protection. Changes or updates of this Privacy Policy will not be explicitly communicated to the User. It is the User’s responsibility and a recommendation to  check this page periodically to be aware of the latest changes or updates.

COOKIES POLICY

Access to this Website may involve the use of cookies. Cookies are small amounts of information that are stored in the browser used by each User. Cookies enable the server to remembers certain User specific information that can be read later and only by the server that set these cookies. Cookies make browsing easier and more user-friendly, and do not damage the navigation device.

Cookies are automatic procedures used to collect information about Users and their preferences during their visit to the Website. They assist in identifying and recognising them as a User and can be used to personalise their experience and use of the Website. They may also help to identify and resolve errors.

The information collected through cookies may include the date and time of visits to the Website, the pages viewed, the time spent on the Website and the sites visited just before and after it. However, cookies cannot make contact with the User’s by using their phone number or any other means of personal contact. Cookies cannot extract information from the User’s hard drive or steal personal information. The only way that the User’s private information is part of the Cookie file is if the User actively and personally enters that information onto the Website and the server.

Cookies that allow to identify a person are considered personal data. Therefore, the Privacy Policy described above will apply and the User’s consent is required for their use. This consent will be obtained by an active, affirmative and positive decision by the User prior to the initial, removable and documented data processing.

Own cookies

Own cookies are those sent to the computer or device of the User and managed exclusively by Street Cats Rescue with the aim to ensure the best functioning of the Website. The information collected is used to improve the quality of the Website, its Content and the user-experience. These cookies allow for the User to be recognized as a recurring visitor to the Website and to adapt the content to better suit their preferences.

Third party cookies

Third party cookies are cookies used and managed by external entities whose services Street Cats Rescue is using to improve the Website. The main objectives of third-party cookies is to obtain access statistics and navigation information, that is analysed to understand how the User interacts with the Website.

The information that is obtained may refer to the number of pages visited, the language, the IP address to identify the location from there the User is accessing the Website, the number of Users that access the Website, the frequency and bounce rate of the visits, the visit time, the browser they use, the operator or type of device from which the visit is made. This information is used to improve the Website and identify how to improve the Content and/or Service and to optimise its quality. The information is collected anonymously and web site trend reports are produced without identifying individual users. 

Some of these services include, but are not limited to:

Google Analytics

Facebook 

Mailchimp

Paypal

Elegant Themes

Social network cookies

Street Cats Rescue incorporates social network plugins, which allow access to these services from the Website. Consequently, social network cookies can be stored in the User’s browser. The owners of these social networks have their own data protection and cookies policies, and respectively being themselves responsible for their own files and privacy practices. The User must refer to them for information about these cookies and, where appropriate, the processing of their personal data.

Disable, reject and delete cookies

The User can disable, reject and delete cookies installed on their device through the configuration of their browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Explorer, etc). The procedures for rejecting and deleting cookies may differ from one Internet browser to another. Consequently, the User must consult the instructions provided by the Internet browser they are using. In the event that the User rejects the use of cookies they may continue to use the Website, although they may have limited use of some of the features.

Changes to the Cookies Policy

The Cookies Policy of the Website may be changed or updated from time to time. It is therefore recommended to review this policy each time when accessing the Website in order to be adequately informed about how and why we use cookies.

INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY

Street Cats Rescue by itself or as a transferee, is the owner of all the intellectual and industrial property rights of the Website, as well as the elements contained therein (for example and not exclusively images, sound, audio, video, software or texts, trademarks or logos, combinations of colours, structure and design, selection of used materials, computer programs necessary for its operation, access and use, etc.). They are therefore considered work protected as intellectual property by the Spanish legal system, other applicable Spanish and European regulations, as well as international treaties relating to the subject and signed by Spain.

All rights reserved. Under the provisions of the Law on Intellectual Property, the reproduction, distribution and public communication, including its method of making available the contents of this web page –  all or in parts –  for commercial purposes, in any form and by any technical means are expressly prohibited without the authorisation of Street Cats Rescue.

The User agrees to respect the intellectual and industrial property rights of Street Cats Rescue. The User can view the elements of the Website or even print them, copy them and store them on their computer’s hard drive or any other physical support, provided that it is exclusively for personal use. The User, however, may not delete, alter, or manipulate any protection device or security system that was installed on the Website.

In the event that the User or a third party considers that any of the Content of the Website constitutes a violation of the rights of protection of intellectual property, it must immediately notify Street Cats Rescue through the contact information in the GENERAL INFORMATION section of these General Conditions of Use.