The K9 Project – Privacy Policy

 Your Privacy

The K9 Project is committed to protecting your privacy. We do not collect personal information such as names, address, contact numbers, email addresses, date of birth, GP or Surgery addresses or medication’s unless you knowingly provide that information yourself or by consent of a parent, carer, GP or surgery, local authority or school acting on your behalf.

Policy on Information Collection

We collect personal information for keeping up to date client information records for the sole purpose of managing the wellbeing of the client. We may also request information about a client’s background and again this is for client information records and as to ensure the wellbeing of the client. Information about you and/or your family is destroyed/deleted 12  months after completion of any work with you. Data is not shared  with any other third party without your consent, (see Safeguarding below).

Policy on Information Disclosure

We collect personal information to deliver the services you or by consent of a parent, carer, GP or surgery, local authority or school acting on your behalf request and to understand our audience so that we can better meet the client’s personal needs. We do not sell, trade or rent any personal information. We may at times compile aggregate statistics (Schools only) and provide them to third parties, but we do not include information that identifies individual client’s.

We may by Law have to share information in the event of safeguarding a child, young person or vulnerable adult or to protect the safety and wellbeing of the public or if summoned to do so by a Court of Law. In this instance we would share any information that may have to be disclosed with yourself in person beforehand.


If you have been involved in any way with the K9 Project we may occasionally send you a newsletter. If you do not wish to receive it there will be information to unsubscribe alongside.

Revisions to the Privacy Policy

We may revise this privacy policy at any time in the response to changes in the law or other factors. We encourage you to periodically visit this page to review the most current policy.

Date 20/3/19

Who we are

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it



When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your e-mail address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.



If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms



If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, e-mail address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites


Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

 Where we send your data


Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

 Your contact information

 Additional information

 How we protect your data

 What data breach procedures we have in place

 What third parties we receive data from

 What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

 Industry regulatory disclosure requirements