Privacy Policy

Last updated: April 2nd, 2021

This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.

We use Your Personal Data to provide and improve the Service.

By using the Service, You hereby consent to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Interpretation and Definitions


The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.


For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.

Country refers to: France where the website is hosted, Zimbabwe where the Trust is registered.

Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.

Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.

Service refers to the Website.

Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Trust. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Trust to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Trust, to perform services related to the Service or to assist the Trust in analyzing how the Service is used.

Trust (referred to as either “the Trust”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to the TurgweHippoTrust.

Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, content of the cart when adopting).

Website refers to “”, “”, “”.

You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

Collection and use of Personal Data

Personal Data

While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City


We use both Session and Persistent Cookies.

Session Cookies are essential to provide You with services available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features (especially for adoption and eshopping). Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those services.

Persistent Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of cookies on the Website and allow us to remember choices You make when You use the Website, such as remembering your adoption choice or product order.

Use of Your Personal Data

The Trust may use Personal Data You have provided for the following purposes:

  • Email address, if provided, will not be used to market to you. Use is limited to sending a donation or purchase receipt
  • To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.

Selling Your Data

At no time will the Trust sell, lend or give Your Personal Data to any group or person without obtaining consent unless required by law.

Donors on the site are linked to an industry standard secure payment service for payment transactions. Personal Data entered into the Shopping Cart page is passed to payment provider to populate information for the transaction. The Trust does receive confirmation of the transaction and personal information limited to what is required to perform settlement (i.e., name, address, email and amount).

Retention of Your Personal Data

The Trust will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

Transfer of Your Personal Data

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Trust’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.

The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Law enforcement

Under certain circumstances, the Trust may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Other legal requirements

The Trust may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the Trust
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
  • Protect against legal liability
  • Security of Your Personal Data

Safeguard your Personal Data

We safeguard your Personal Data/Safeguarding your Information

The Trust will protect your Personal Data by safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity of that information.

Access to your Personal Data is restricted to the Trust employees and volunteers who need it to do their jobs. We maintain appropriate technical and organizational safeguards to protect your Personal Data against loss, theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification.

We are responsible for all Personal Data in our possession and keep your Personal Data and the business you do with us in strict confidence. We take every precaution to ensure confidentiality of your Personal Data.

Links to Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “Last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us:

By email: