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Legal & Cookies

The RSPCA is the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and this is the website for the East Berkshire branch.

Each branch covers a defined area of the country and is a separately registered charity. For more information see our About Us page.

The registered charity number of the RSPCA East Berkshire branch is:  No. 251481.

External Links

We are not responsible for the contents of external websites or the availability of linked pages. Inclusion of a link to an external website does not imply any endorsement by or affiliation with the RSPCA of that site, its content, any product or service its operators may provide

Privacy Policy

We endeavour to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018 and we take reasonable precautions to protect your personal data. However, in the very unlikely event that security is compromised, we will not be liable, unless negligent, for unauthorised access to any data supplied by you.

We use MailChimp to securely hold the contact details of people who opt-in to receive our electronic newsletter. It is possible to opt-out of our newsletter at any time either by clicking the unsubscribe link on a newsletter, or by visiting our website and following the instructions to unsubscribe.

Spam – We do not send random marketing emails to personal email addresses (spam).


A cookie is a small file that our website sends to a user’s device (computer/tablet/mobile), which is then readable by the website at a later point in time. The cookie cannot be used to identify you personally. Our site uses cookies to provide a better experience for our website users.

Examples of how we use cookies are to:

  • Speed up the way our users see our pages
  • Provide statistics on the number of visitors and most popular pages

Google Analytics Cookies

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. The information allows us to compile reports to help improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, and the pages they visited.

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org.

Restricting Cookies

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website. If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.

For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual. To opt-out of third-parties – like Google – collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.