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The Habitat and Wildlife Conservation Society (HAWCS) is an independent non profit organisation /registered UK charity which raises awareness and funds and supports other organisations who are active in the field of wildlife and habitat conservation worldwide. HAWCS will raise conservation awareness through workshops and events. HAWCS will raise funds through donations, gift aid, auctions, events and collections.

The purpose of this privacy policy is to tell you what kind of information we may collect from you and how we collect it, how we may use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone else. It also explains how we store the information you provide to us, how you may access or correct it, and how you can contact us.

HAWCS is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and that personal information that it collects from you will be used in accordance with this privacy statement. HAWCS respects and upholds your rights to privacy protection under the UK Data protection Act.

Data Collection

HAWCS does not store a data base of members or subscribers.

HAWCS may collect personal information from you in a number of ways through volunteering ,or make donations to HAWCS through PAYPAL, and when you take part in an event or action with HAWCS, such as a petition or protest, and through social media. By engaging with us you consent to the collection and use of your personal information, we may contact you to ask you to donate to or get involved in some other action in connection with our campaign.

Occasionally we may also collect personal information from publicly available sources such as the telephone directory, and occasionally from third party sources such as

When we collect personal information from you, we expect you will only provide information that is accurate, complete and up to date. We will only collect personal information by lawful and fair means, and not in an unreasonable or intrusive way.

Use of Data

The personal information that we collect from you is used via paypal to process your donations and online purchases and to provide you with receipts. We may also use your personal information to communicate with you about campaigns and events, and to ask you to participate in these campaigns and events. We may also contact you to inform you of how your gifts are helping us to reach our goals.

If you choose not to provide us with certain personal information, we may not be able to perform certain services, including processing your requests and payments, communicating with you or giving us full access to your supporter history (for example, donation history or previous campaign support).


We may disclose your personal information to third parties acting on our behalf, where it is required or allowed by law, or where you have otherwise consented.

For example, if you purchase products from our online shop, we may need to disclose your personal information to third parties to fulfil your order, for example for postage services. This will only happen when it is required to provide the service for which you originally disclosed your personal information.

Data Security and Credit Card Security Online

HAWCS takes reasonable steps to ensure that donations through our website are safe and secure by only using the Paypal service.

Visiting our Website

We do not collect personal information from our visitors other than what is supplied to us on a voluntary basis, we make no attempt to link that information with the individuals that browse our site.


When you visit our website, we may collect and store your computer’s assigned IP address, the date and time of your visit, the information accessed and the referring page. We will also collect other non-identifying data for statistical purposes. This information is not linked to your personal information unless required by law.

Like many websites, our website may use ‘cookies’ from time to time. Cookies are small text files that the website transfers to your computer through your web browser to enable the website’s systems to recognise your computer. Cookies may also be used to record non-personal information such as the date, time or duration of your visit, or the pages accessed, for website administration, statistical and maintenance purposes. Any such information will be aggregated and not linked to particular individuals unless required by law.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. Please note that some parts of the website may not function fully for users that disallow cookies.

Access, Correction and Complaints

HAWCS reasonable steps to update information and will provide you with access to information we hold about you where this is possible and where it is necessary and lawful for us to do so. If you want to change any information that you have previously given to us, or if you have any complaints relating to privacy issues, please contact our privacy officer using the contact information provided at the end of this privacy policy.

When you contact us, please include your email address, name, address, and telephone number and clearly describe your request or complaint. We will respond to within a reasonable period. If we decline your request to access your personal information or to correct it we will provide you with written notice setting out why your request has been refused and the mechanisms available to complain about the refusal.

For further information about our privacy policy or to lodge a complaint, please contact our Privacy Officer on the following details:

Habitat and Wildlife Conservation Society Registered Office;
Tonnau Gwynion
Cemaes Anglesey
LL67 0DA

Telephone Director/Trustee Sharen McBride: 07747 714034

Registered Charity No. 1134106
Registered Incorporation No. 07029072
Data Protection Registration ICO Registration Reference: ZA144645

Any updates to this privacy policy will be posted on our website.

Last updated: May 2018

Our Projects

Stop Deforestation

HAWCS are committed to saving habitats and wildlife

Stop Deforestation

Overseas Project Sumatra

Campaigns on the ground with the Sumatran people and wildlife

Overseas Project Sumatra

Project Education

Spreading the messages and making changes

Project Education

Zoo Conservation

Supporting the Zoos and taking pro-active action to ensure animals are protected

Zoo Conservation
HAWCS Future