1. Explanation

Rescate Catopolis values the protection of your personal data.
In this privacy statement we want to provide clear information about how we handle personal data. We do everything we can to guarantee your privacy. Rescate Catopolis complies in all cases with applicable laws and regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation.

This means that we in any case:

  • Process your personal data in accordance with the purpose for which it was provided (see 3. What personal data do we process for?);
  • Processing of your personal data is limited to only those data that are minimally necessary for the purposes for which they are processed;
  • Ask for your explicit consent if we need it for the processing of your personal data;
  • have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the security of your personal data;
  • Do not pass on personal data to other parties, unless this is necessary for the purposes for which they were provided;
  • To be aware of your rights regarding your personal data, to point this out to you and to respect them.

As Rescate Catopolis we are responsible for the processing of your personal data. If, after reading our privacy statement, you have questions about this or wish to contact us, you can do so via the contact details below:

Asociación Rescate Catopolis Protectora De Animales
Calle Azahar, num3
Portal 2, Planta 5, Puerta A
29730 Rincón De La Victoria – (Malaga/Spain)

2. To whom is this privacy statement addressed?
This privacy statement applies to all our current and former members, participants in activities, persons who show or showed an interest in our activities, services or products, customers and prospects, suppliers.

3. For what purposes do we process which personal data?
Your personal data is processed for the following purposes and legal grounds:

Obtaining government funding. We pass on your membership on the legal basis to comply with our legal obligations and to assist clients in the context of our recognition as an assistance organization.

Being able to participate in the activities of Rescate Catopolis with the execution of an agreement as legal grounds; the legitimate interest; your permission. Rescate Catopolis is a non-profit organization: we raise awareness, we respond to current events, we set up experimental collaborations to reach as many people as possible, we recruit people with a heart for animals, inspire volunteers and fundraise.

Sending newsletters and invitations by post, e-mail, and social media with legitimate interest as the legal basis.

Being able to deliver/upload tax certificates after donations received with the legal basis of meeting our legal obligations.

Insofar as the processing of personal data takes place based on consent, you always have the right to withdraw the consent given.
For the above purposes, we may request the following personal data from you:

Identification and contact information: surname, first name, address and place of residence, e-mail address, telephone or mobile number, …
Personal characteristics: gender, date of birth, place of birth, nationality, interests
We only process personal data of minors (persons under the age of 16) if written permission has been given by the parent or legal representative.
We only collect personal data that you communicate to us yourself in various ways (including registration forms, fill-in and contact forms or donation forms on our website, personal / telephone / e-mail contact, …).
Rescate Catopolis can also collect and process data via Facebook.

4. Whether you provide data by yourself
If applicable, the stated information must be provided to become a member or to participate in activities of Rescate Catopolis.

5. Provision of personal data to third parties – processors
We may provide the data you provide to us to third parties if this is necessary for the purposes described above.

For example, we use a third party (external service provider) for purely administrative processing:

Storing and processing data in the Cloud (via a Cloud Service Provider)
Taking care of the internet environment (web hosting, mail hosting, ..);
Providing IT infrastructure (including IT network, servers, …);
Insuring our members, participants and volunteers
Providing (and distributing) newsletters, invitations and notification of events.
We never pass on personal data to external service providers (processors) with whom we have not concluded a processing agreement n.

6. Retention Period
Rescate Catopolis does not store personal data longer than necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was provided, taking into account the period that is necessary to comply with legal requirements (including in the field of accounting). However, retention periods may differ per purpose.

7. Data security
We have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against unauthorized access, use, loss or disclosure.

For example, we have taken the following measures;

All persons who can take note of your data on behalf of Rescate Catopolis are bound to maintain their confidentiality.
We have a username and password policy on all our systems.
We use a virus scanner and update it systematically and in a timely manner, and we installed a ‘firewall’.
We systematically make backups of the personal data in order to be able to restore it in the event of physical or technical incidents.

8. Your rights over your data
You have the right to inspect and copy the personal data relating to you.

You have the right to correction and addition if your data is incorrect or incomplete.

You have the right to erasure (deletion) of the personal data that we have received from you, and which are no longer strictly necessary for the purposes for which they were processed. We do reserve the right to determine whether your request is justified. A data erasure may trigger the member’s deletion.

You have the right to limit data processing: if you object to the processing of certain data, you can ask to stop this processing.

You can also object (oppose) to the way in which certain personal data of yours are processed. For example, you have the right to object to the use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes (via unsubscribe options in e-mails).
You also have the right to have the data provided by you transferred by us to yourself or, on your instructions, directly to another party.
If you do not want us to process your data, it is sufficient to inform us via Via that address you can also always ask what data we process about you and correct it or have it erased or ask to transfer it.

We may ask you to identify yourself before we can comply with the requests. To prevent misuse, we may ask you to identify yourself. To check your identity, we ask you to add a copy of the front of your identity card to your application. We strongly recommend that you make your passport photo invisible and state that it is a copy.

No category of person is subject to any form of automated decision-making or profiling.

9. Complaints
If you have a complaint about the processing of your personal data or about the exercise of your rights, we ask you to contact us directly.

10. Changes to our privacy statement
Rescate Catopolis can always adjust its privacy statement. The last change happened on 09-01-2023.

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