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Effective date – 20/08/21

Welcome to mackayanimalrescue.com.au. We understand that privacy online is important to users of our Site, especially when conducting business. This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of the Site (“Visitors”) who visit without transacting business and Visitors who register to transact business on the Site and make use of the various services offered by Mackay Animal Rescue Society Inc. (collectively, “Services”) (“Authorised Customers”).

“Personally Identifiable Information”

refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, financial profiles, social security number, and credit card information. Personally Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.

What Personally Identifiable Information is collected?

We may collect basic user profile information from all of our Visitors. We collect the following additional information from our Authorised Customers: the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of Authorised Customers, the nature and size of the business, and the nature and size of the advertising inventory that the Authorised Customer intends to purchase or sell.

What organisations are collecting the information?

In addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow services may collect this information from our Visitors and Authorised Customers. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them from Visitors and Authorised Customers. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain, and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.

How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information?

We use Personally Identifiable Information to customise the Site, to make appropriate service offerings, and to fulfill buying and selling requests on the Site. We may email Visitors and Authorised Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the Site or information related to the subject matter of the Site. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Authorised Customers in response to specific inquiries, or to provide requested information.

With whom may the information may be shared?

Personally Identifiable Information about Authorised Customers may be shared with other Authorised Customers who wish to evaluate potential transactions with other Authorised Customers. We may share aggregated information about our Visitors, including the demographics of our Visitors and Authorised Customers, with our affiliated agencies and third party vendors. We also offer the opportunity to “opt out” of receiving information or being contacted by us or by any agency acting on our behalf.

How is Personally Identifiable Information stored?

Personally Identifiable Information collected by Mackay Animal Rescue Society Inc. is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of Mackay Animal Rescue Society Inc except for use as indicated above.

What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use and distribution of the information?

Visitors and Authorised Customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at Po Box 11614, Mackay Caneland, QLD, 4740.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.

Are Cookies Used on the Site?

Cookies are used for a variety of reasons. We use Cookies to obtain information about the preferences of our Visitors and the services they select. We also use Cookies for security purposes to protect our Authorised Customers. For example, if an Authorised Customer is logged on and the site is unused for more than 10 minutes, we will automatically log the Authorised Customer off. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using mackayanimalrescue.com.au with the drawback that certain features of website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Cookies used by our service providers

Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website. You can find more details about which cookies are used in our cookies info page.

How does Mackay Animal Rescue Society Inc. use login information?

Mackay Animal Rescue Society Inc. uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyse trends, administer the Site, track a user’s movement and use, and gather broad demographic information.

What partners or service providers have access to Personally Identifiable Information from Visitors and/or Authorised Customers on the Site?

Mackay Animal Rescue Society Inc. has entered into and will continue to enter into partnerships and other affiliations with a number of vendors. Such vendors may have access to certain Personally Identifiable Information on a need to know the basis for evaluating Authorised Customers for service eligibility. Our privacy policy does not cover their collection or use of this information. Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to comply with the law. We will disclose Personally Identifiable Information in order to comply with a court order or subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency to release information. We will also disclose Personally Identifiable Information when reasonably necessary to protect the safety of our Visitors and Authorised Customers.

How does the Site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure?

All of our employees are familiar with our security policy and practices. The Personally Identifiable Information of our Visitors and Authorised Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees who are given a password in order to gain access to the information. We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers, is protected by encryption protocols, in place to protect information sent over the Internet. While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering, and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or Authorised Customers for any such occurrences.

How can Visitors correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information?

Visitors and Authorised Customers may contact us to update Personally Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at [email protected].

Can a Visitor delete or deactivate Personally Identifiable Information collected by the Site?

We provide Visitors and Authorised Customers with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personally Identifiable Information from the Site’s database by contacting. However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor’s entry without retaining some residual information. An individual who requests to have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated will have this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personally Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way moving forward.

Your rights

These are summarised rights that you have under data protection law

• The right to access
• The right to rectification
• The right to erasure
• The right to restrict processing
• The right to object to processing
• The right to data portability
• The right to complain to a supervisory authority
• The right to withdraw consent

What happens if the Privacy Policy Changes?

We will let our Visitors and Authorised Customers know about changes to our privacy policy by posting such changes on the Site. However, if we are changing our privacy policy in a manner that might cause disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information that a Visitor or Authorised Customer has previously requested not be disclosed, we will contact such Visitor or Authorised Customer to allow such Visitor or Authorised Customer to prevent such disclosure.


Mackayanimalrescue.com.au contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours.

Saturday 27th January
Petstock North Mackay
10:00am - 2:00pm

Thinking of adopting a furry baby? Come visit us for our Cat and Kitten Adoption Day! We’ve got heaps of kittens available of all colours and personalities, we’ll help you find the perfect new addition to your family.
We have a coin donation box, shopping bags, key rings, calendars.
Also some cat toys from @Designer Kitten Keepsakes
Come and say hello! Hope to see you there!

We desperately need foster carers for kittens. We have over 30 kittens in care and more to come in.
Can you help with kitten wet food. Just 1 tin is 1 meal for a kitten.

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G A R N E T ✨ this sweet kitty is ready for adoption and eagerly waiting to meet her forever family, please contact her carer today!
#adoptdontshop #mackayanimalrescuesociety #rescuecat #kitten #catsofinstagram #catsofig #catsoftheworld #catsofworld #sleepingkitty #kittycat #supportlocal #mackaypets #adoptme #fosterkittensofinstagram

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Who guessed correctly?! Daisy Mae has two sweet babies! Much to our surprise considering how big her belly was! But these two angels don’t need to compete at the milk bar and will be big in no time 😻🥰
#catsofinstagram #cataofinsta #catsofig #kittens #kittensofinstagram #adoptdontshop #mackayanimalrescuesociety #rescue #meow #cutecats #cutekittensofinstagram

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Who doesn’t love two sisters that match 🥰🫶🏻 Flame and Maple are the purrfect addition you need to make your house a home, contact their foster carer today 💗
#catsofinstagram #catstagram #kittens #kittensofinstagram #kittenlovers #sweet #sisters #adoptdontshop #mackayanimalrescuesociety #fostercare #animalshelter #animals #animalsofinstagram

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Mumma Daisy Mae is about ready to pop! Can anyone guess how many kitties are in this tummy? 😻🩷 if you look closely, you can see them all wriggling around in there 😍🫶🏻🤭
#catsofinstagram #catlover #catmumma #adopt #adoptdontshop #kittens #kittensofinstagram #rescuegroup #mackayanimalrescuesociety #MARS #animalshelter

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A big Big BIG thank you to ARC and supporting organisations for this epic donation for our fosters! With the massive influx of Last Litter applications we will certainly put this to good use feeding our 50+ kittens coming into care over the coming weeks! We can’t spell “Rescue” without “U”!


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Say hello to some of our newest MARS babies! Breeding season is heavily upon us and there is no shortage of little ones who desperately need a loving temporary home.
If you have ever considered fostering, please apply now! We’re bursting at the seams with puppies and kittens, and have so many more waiting patiently for foster care. Adults too! Be the safe harbour and save a life, please help us help them 💚🐾


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We love our animals to the moon and back! Enter your best photo of your pet dressed as a Martian, Alien, Robot or Star for your chance to win!
Good luck and happy snapping!! 📸

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These gorgeous girls are in our last litter program and have just arrived in care. Their 2 mums will now be desexed as part of our last litter program so it`s Last Litter for everyone including mum.
Keep an eye on our page for their profiles once their vet work is done.
If you would like to find out more about our last litter program pm us or go on our website and fill out a Last Litter Application and we will be in touch to discuss further.

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