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Dogs Trust USA Privacy Policy

Dogs Trust USA is committed to the lawful and transparent collection and use of personal information. This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) explains what information we collect and why we collect it, how we use that information, and your options for controlling and updating your information.

"Website" refers to the web pages associated with  By accessing the Website, you consent to the way information is collected and used, as described within this Policy. Dogs Trust USA gives the commitment that we will use the personal data you provide only in ways that are compatible with the following Policy.

The Collection of Information on this Website

Every time you visit our Website, we collect certain information that includes your location, language, browser operating system and device type, source or referral site, and information about your browsing behavior, such as pages you have visited and hyperlinks you have clicked.  All of this information is anonymized.

We do not collect your Internet Protocol or “IP” address, or any other personal information (i.e., names or e-mail addresses of visitors, credit or debit card information, etc.). Nor do we use it for any purpose other than to help us monitor traffic on our website, or (in case of criminal activity or misuse of our information) to cooperate with law enforcement.

Use of Information Provided to Dogs Trust USA

Information provided to Dogs Trust USA, whether through this website or otherwise, may be shared with Dogs Trust affiliates outside the United States, including Dogs Trust UK.

Dogs Trust UK will use this information (including your name, contact details and bank account information) to administer donations, record your interactions with the charity and to contact you about the work of Dogs Trust (where you have agreed to such communications).  For more information about how Dogs Trust UK uses this information, and how you can exercise your rights in respect of it, please click here.


We use a number of different cookies on our Site which allow us to measure activity. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit for detailed guidance about doing so.
The list below describes the cookies we use on the Site and what we use them for.  If you do not want us to collect information using cookies, you can delete the cookies once you have visited the Site, or you can browse the Site using your browser's anonymous usage setting (for example, called "Incognito" in Chrome, "InPrivate" for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari, etc.).  If you block cookies from us, however, you may not be able to see personalized content and our website may not function optimally.

First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by the Website.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behavior on our Website.  Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the Website, how you got here and what you click on. This data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our Site and is not tied to personally identifiable information. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) with Google Analytics so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

Find out more about Google's position on privacy as regards its analytics service.

Third Party Cookies

These are generally cookies set on your computer by external websites whose services are used on this Website. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the Website that allow visitors to share content with social networks. Cookies may be set by social media sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our Website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this Website.
You should check the respective policies of each of your social media sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.


Our Site may contain links to third-party websites. This Policy does not apply to any third-party websites. Dogs Trust USA is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any third-party websites.  We encourage you to review the privacy and other online policies of other websites that you link to, visit, and/or use.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Dogs Trust USA may update this Policy at any time.  Any changes to the Policy will be reflected on this “Privacy Policy” page, and by continuing to use the Sites, you agree to those changes.  We may also notify you about significant changes in the way we treat Personal Information via email or placing a prominent notice on our Sites.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please email us at