Please book your visit!
Entry is FREE but it is essential to book a ticket. Visitor numbers are limited for the welfare of our nervous rescue animals and to provide a better visitor experience.
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The Sanctuary area and dog walk around the lakes are currently closed until the Autumn due to the Project Terrapin construction work.
The Aviaries close at 2pm every day for the welfare of our birds.
Peaceways Pet Crematorium

You volunteer for Raystede


You volunteer for Raystede.

Why we collect your data

To correspond with volunteers or potential volunteers about all aspects of their relationship or prospective relationship with Raystede.

Our reasons for collecting your data


What data do we collect and keep?

Name, address, telephone numbers, mobile numbers. Details of previous employment/volunteering roles. DBS check certificates. Next of kin. Expenses. Disciplinary details.

How we use your data

To administer our relationship with you and provide you with the support you need as a volunteer for Raystede.

How long we keep your data for and the reasons for this

We will retain your data for seven years from when you stop volunteering at Raystede. We will keep this data in order to be able to respond to a potential future employer for references, and for our own records.

If you use other Raystede services as well as volunteering, for example, adopting a pet or making a donation to the charity, we will retain the information on your record for the active life of your relationship with us so we can understand the various services that you have used.

Who will we share your data with?

Potential future employers for references.

Your kind donation helps us to rescue and rehome more animals in need.

We rely on your support to save animal's lives.

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