Privacy Policy

Cat Chat is a UK charity, registered in England and Wales (no. 1100649)

Our contact details
Name: Cat Chat
Address: PO Box 358, Ramsgate, CT12 6YP
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
General privacy statement:
Cat Chat does not pass on personal information to third parties for any reason, except as required by law (ie for Gift Aid purposes).
 
The type of personal information we collect
We currently collect and process the following information, when it has been supplied to us voluntarily:
  • Names, email addresses, and in some circumstances addresses.
  • All data is securely stored.
 
How we get the personal information and why we have it
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
  • Registering with our forum
  • Signing up to receive our newsletter
  • Purchasing from our web shop
  • Donating to our charity
  • Joining our Friends of Cat Chat supporter scheme
  • Placing a tribute on our remembrance gallery
  • Entering prize draws or other fundraisers
  • Rescue organisations contacting us for help
 
We use the information that you have given us in order to provide the service for which you contacted us, or to process donations.
Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:

(a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(b) We need it to perform a public task.
 
Financial information:
Cat Chat does not collect or process any financially sensitive information. Transactions such as donations or web shop sales are handled securely through trusted payment providers such as Paypal and CAF Bank (Charities Aid Foundation).
 
News Updates
Email addresses given to Cat Chat for the purpose of receiving our monthly news updates will not be shared with anyone else. You can opt-out at any time, via the un-subscribe link on our news updates or by emailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Website cookies:
Like many websites, our site uses 'cookies', which collect certain types of information when your web browser accesses Cat Chat. If you choose to disable your browser's cookies, you will still be able to access the website facilities but some of the personalised features may not be available to you.
 
Have a question about the information we hold?
To find out what information we hold about you, or to ask us to remove all information we may hold about you, or if you have any other queries about our privacy policy please contact us at Cat Chat, PO Box 358, Ramsgate, CT12 6YP or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Policy updated: 12.04.22