Terms and Conditions

This website is owned by the Canterbury Branch of the Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Inc. Your use of this website is governed by these Terms and Conditions. By accessing and browsing this website you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

Right to Use Website & Content

Subject to the Intellectual Property term set out below, you may access, view, produce and print the content on this website for informational and non-commercial purposes provided you include a prominent written acknowledgement of the SPCA Canterbury’s rights in the relevant content.


Any donation made through this website is subject to the terms and conditions listed on this page. All donations accepted through the website are in New Zealand dollars only. Refunds will not be given and one-off donations cannot be cancelled. If you have made a commitment towards our regular donation programme, you must notify us in writing, within seven days of your preferred cancellation date, to discontinue this payment. Receipts will be issued via email within two weeks of your transaction being processed.

Project 2nd Chance Donations - Any donations made to this Appeal will be automatically displayed on the donation table within the Project 2nd Chance homepage. Your Full Name, Donation Amount and Comments (made within the comments box on the donation form) will be included in the table. If you would like your details removed from this table, please click here. If you prefer, you are welcome to contact us directly to make a donation over the phone, pay by internet banking or cheque - none of these forms of donation will be noted within the online table. Click here for a list of donation options.

Privacy Policy

Any personal details recorded by our website, (e.g. Donation page, Newsletter sign up and/or Contact us form) will not be shared with any third party, unless otherwise stated. All details will remain confidential and will only be used to achieve the purpose for which we collected it.

Membership and Renewals

When paying for SPCA Canterbury Membership and/or Membership Renewal online, all information provided forms the basis of an application for membership of the Canterbury Branch of the Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Incorporated and any false or misleading information supplied may exclude the applicant from membership. The applicant agrees to comply with the Society’s Rules, Regulations and By Laws. The applicant understands that in accordance with the Constitution their application is conditional upon approval by the Society’s Board and if membership is not subsequently accepted any subscription will be refunded in full.


SPCA Canterbury endeavours to ensure information on this website is current and accurate, and it has been compiled in good faith. SPCA Canterbury will endeavour to correct any errors on this website but does not accept any liability for mistakes or out-of-date information.

Third Party Websites & Hyper-linking

All links and references to other websites, organisations or people not within SPCA Canterbury are provided for the user's convenience only, and should not be taken as endorsement of those websites, or of the information contained in those websites, nor of organisations or people referred to. If you have comments or questions relating to sites linked to this one, they should be directed to the relevant organisation. SPCA Canterbury does not implicitly or impliedly endorse any website, organisation or people who may have off-website links to this website.

Intellectual Property

All intellectual property on this website, including without limitation, the text, graphics and copyright works is owned by SPCA Canterbury or used by SPCA Canterbury under licence from the copyright owner. All photos remain copyright of the photographer and may not be copied or reproduced in any format without obtaining written permissions from the photographer.
For permission to use the SPCA Canterbury logos or branding, please contact us and include the reason you require use of any of these logos or branding.


The information provided on this website is for general guidance only. Users of the information contained on this website must make their own assessment of the suitability and appropriateness of the products, services and information for their particular use.


SPCA Canterbury may amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Amendments will be effective immediately upon notification on this website. By continuing to use this website after any such amendment, you are deemed to have agreed to the amended Terms and Conditions.

For more information, please contact us:

SPCA Canterbury
14 Wilmers Road
Christchurch 8025

Postal address: P.O. Box 16880, Hornby, Christchurch 8441

Admin & Finance enquiries: (03) 344 2087 or admin@spcacanterbury.org.nz
Animal queries: (03) 349 7057 or centre@spcacanterbury.org.nz

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