This privacy policy is for and served by Dogs Adored and governs the privacy of those who use it.  The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information while using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations.  If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease using this website.

Policy key definitions:-


“I”, “our”, “us” or “we” refer to the business Dogs Adored.

  • “you”,  “the user” refer to the person using this website.

  • GDPR means General Data Protection Act.

  • PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.

  • ICO means information Commissioner’s Office.

  • Cookies means small files stored on a users computer or device.


Processing of your personal data

Under the GDPR we control and process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases:

  • We are exempt from registration in the ICO Data Protection Register because we only use your personal data for business purposes i.e. sending you your orders or contacting you regarding your orders, if you have subscribed then sending you promotional emails, keeping invoices for accounts purposes.


  • We process your information in the following ways:

    Legal Obligation

    Data retention period: We will keep invoices for six years as per HMRC requirement for the purpose of our accounts.

    Sharing your information:  The only third party we share your information with is, as they are the provider of our website.  Their policies are set on  their website in sections 8, 12 and 13.


If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis o be used if required.  We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.

Your Individual Rights

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows:

  • The right to be informed;

  • The right of access;

  • The right to rectification;

  • The right to erasure;

  • The right to restrict processing;

  • The right to data portability;

  • The right to object; and

  • The right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to complain to ICO ( if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

Internet Cookies

We use cookies on this website to provide your with a better user experience.  We do this by placing a small text file on your device/computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen particular messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable , to display relevant adverts or content, referred you to a third party website.

Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.

Cookies that we use are:

svSession  Permanent  - Creates activities and BI

hs - Session - Security

incap_ses_${Proxy-ID}_${Site-ID} - Session - Security

incap_visid_${Proxy-ID}_${Site-ID} - Session - Security

nlbi_{ID} - Persistent cookie -Security

XSRF-TOKEN -Persistent cookie-Security

smSession-Two weeks-Identify logged in site members


Data Security and Protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information.  Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

Transparent Policy Explanations

We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.

Sponsored links, affiliate tracking & commissions

Our website does not contain adverts or sponsored links.  It may contain affiliate links to other doggy related websites.  We do not use cookies, but affiliate links may do.


If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any affiliate links found throughout the website.

Email marketing messages & subscription

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list.  We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the “processing of your personal data” above.  Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider.  An EMS is a third party service provider of software applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.

Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons/tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages.  Where used, such marketing message may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data.  Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR.  We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage the information we hold about you at any time.  See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences by following the link, otherwise contact

Our EMS provider is  We hold the following information about you within our EMS system:

  • Your email address.