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About Us

This web site is owned and operated by Blue Cross Shop who are completely dedicated to your total satisfaction. If you have any suggestions or comments or if you need to contact us, please email us using the link on the Contact page or use the details below.

Our Contact details:

Blue Cross Shop
Woodview Road
United Kingdom

Sales telephone: 0844 324 8531
Customer service telephone: 0333 240 6102
Open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm. Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm.


Company Reg No: 002203092

100% of any kind donations that you make on top of your purchases goes directly to the Blue Cross.

Otter House Ltd. (company no. 2655839) produces this catalogue, which includes the products of Otter House and Blue Cross Trading Company Limited (registered company number 02203092) is wholly owned by the Blue Cross (Registered in England and Wales charity no 224392). This is a highly cost effective and successful way of raising funds for animals in need of our protection.

The Blue Cross receives 100% of the sales price of the Charity Gifts featured on page 32.
All other products are supplied by Otter House.

Making A Purchase

Making a purchase could not be easier. Just browse our shop, and add any items that you wish to buy into the shopping cart. After you have finished your selection, click on 'Checkout' and you will be asked for a few details that we need to be able to complete the order.

We accept credit card payments. If you are shopping from outside the UK your credit card company will convert the transaction into your own currency.

We accept Visa, Visa Debit, Mastercard, Solo, Maestro and Visa Electron. We do not charge for any item until it is ready to ship. Backordered items are not charged until they are shipped. You may send your credit card information via phone, fax, mail or over the Internet. Please be aware that we do not recommend sending your credit/debit card information by email for security purposes.

If you have made a mistake in your order and cannot correct it in the shopping cart, contact us either by phone on 0333 240 6102 or by email Bluecross@cbfulfilment.co.uk and we will correct the mistake.

When confirmation of your order is received, this is to indicate that we have received your order. It does not indicate that a contract exists between us. We will indicate acceptance of your order, and hence a contract between us, when we send you an invoice. We have included this term to protect us in the case that a mistake has been made in pricing, we have inadvertently under-priced goods, or we are no longer able to supply a particular product for some reason. In the case of a change of price, we will always contact you first to ensure that the price is acceptable.

Shipping And Handling

What are the shipping and handling costs and where do you deliver to?

The Blue Cross charge just £4.95 per order to post anywhere in the United Kingdom up to the value of £49.99. Postage is FREE on orders with a goods value of £50.00 and over, excluding Blue Cross Warm Hearted Gifts and donations. When purchasing Warm Hearted Gifts ONLY, postage is free. We also offer an express delivery service to UK mainland addresses.

How long will my order take to arrive?

Your order will be processed upon receipt and should be delivered within 7 working days if items are in stock (addresses outside of the UK mainland will take longer). Please allow enough time for any onward postage of cards and gifts and order early to avoid disappointment.

Larger sized parcels are sent via couriers DPD and Parcel Force and if a mobile number is provided you will be advised via text message of the anticipated delivery date. Smaller sized parcels will be delivered by the Royal Mail.

Q) When do I need to order by to get my goods in time for Christmas?
A) We usually deliver within 7 working days but orders can take longer at busy times. All orders received by noon on the 16th December 2023, excluding personalised items, should be received by Christmas Eve subject to stock availability.

Do you offer next day delivery?

The Blue Cross are delighted to offer an express delivery service.

The cost of express delivery is £9.95 for any size of order and can be selected during checkout.
This service is only available for UK mainland addresses, excluding Scottish Highlands.

Please place your order before 12 noon from Monday to Thursday and we will despatch your parcel promptly for next day delivery.

Credit Card Security

When the order is placed at our website, credit card numbers are encrypted using 128 bit encryption. They are only decrypted after they reach our computer. They are not held in clear text on any web site.


We guarantee your satisfaction. <All of our products come with a 30 day no quibble guarantee.

Reaching Us

If you need to reach us, please email us using the link on the Contact page, alternatively, you can call on 0333 240 6102 (International +44 333 240 6102) or email us at Bluecross@cbfulfilment.co.uk or write to us at:

Blue Cross Shop
Woodview Road
United Kingdom

Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice

We treat your data with the utmost respect and care. We always aim to be as transparent to our customers as possible and we treat your data the way we would expect our own personal data to be treated. You can find out about what information we store, how we process your data, your rights and other privacy related information in the following privacy notice.

Who are we?

Blue Cross Gifts is a trading name of Otter House Ltd (Company Number: 2655839) who operate this website on behalf of Blue Cross Trading Company Limited (registered company number 02203092; "Enterprises"), which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Blue Cross (registered company number 00363197; "Blue Cross"). Otter House Ltd is the Data Processor for this website and it is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office under Registration Number Z6136350. Enterprises is the Data Controller for this website and it is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office under Registration Number Z4765166.

Your data will be held and processed by Enterprises and the Blue Cross, and you can view the Blue Cross privacy policy by visiting www.bluecross.org.uk/privacy-policy or calling 0300 790 9903. You can update your communication preferences or ask us to stop contacting you altogether by calling our Supporter Care Team on 0300 790 9903 or emailing preferences@bluecross.org.uk.

What data do we hold?

We only collect personal data from you when you purchase an item from the online shop that is necessary to fulfil our contract with you on behalf of Enterprises and in order to make sure our service is the best it can be. We will need to hold your name, address, email address and telephone number on our systems; we store this data so that we can not only fulfil your order but also for fraud protection reasons and to be able to provide refunds etc.

Our website uses Google Analytics to track user interaction. We use this data to determine how many people are using our site, what they are viewing, when they are viewing it and how they are navigating through the site. We use this data as feedback to be able to improve our service and offerings to you and it helps us with making decisions on how our promotions are doing, server requirements in the future (capacity planning) etc. Google records data like your approximate location, internet browser, device and operating system however, none of this device is identifiable to us. Google Analytics does record your IP address though this is not identifiable to us. Google makes use of cookies. You can control cookies using your browser settings (Please see here for more information: https://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/).

You can read more about our cookie policy here:

We do not store or hold any credit or debit card information. All payments go through our payment providers (Opayo and PayPal) securely using encryption.

We store your device type and IP address in our system logs for fraud protection reasons and to help identify any intrusions or denial of service attacks on our website. We do not use your IP address for any other reason and all logs are stored securely on our servers. These logs are deleted periodically.

Our website servers are hosted in the UK.

Who do we share your data with?

We use a variety of third-party who provide professional services to us and help us run our business. These companies help us with things like merchandising our site and internal search results of our website, marketing agencies, email service providers, advertising partners and other software partners (for example postcode lookup). For example, your order information is passed to WHISTL UK Limited (To view WHISTL UK Limited - GDPR Compliance Statement please see the following link: https://www.whistl.co.uk/news/whistl-gdpr-compliance-statement ) in order to fulfil any order you make. WHISTL UK Limited dispatch your order and then it removes the order information from its systems after is has supplied confirmation order details to Enterprises. We may use companies whose services are either based in the EEA (European Economic Area) or are located outside of the EEA but are under an equivalent and approved privacy scheme by the EU (for example the EU-US privacy shield see here for more information: https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome).

We also share some of your data with our customer support team and other staff members at the Blue Cross as required so they can support you in case of a problem with a purchase or product or to help fulfil our contract with you (for instance a warehouse picker/packer).

We only share your data with third party companies to fulfil our services to you. We will never sell your data to any other company or third party.

We provide several ways for customers to pay for their goods; for example, if you have a PayPal account you can use that account to make a payment. We also use Opayo for standard credit/debit card payments. Whilst we believe that all payment information is processed by servers hosted in the European Economic Area (EEA), we cannot guarantee it and we strongly recommend that you read their respective privacy policies for more information regarding the way in which your data is processed. If you are not happy with the possibility of payment information being sent outside of the EEA, we recommend that you do not use our site to purchase products, services or make a donation.

Our current Data Processors are:

Google analytics: Our website like many others uses Google analytics to track information about number of users, pages visited, length of browse time etc. We use this information to improve our sites and services.

Google reCAPTCHA: Our website like many others uses reCAPTCHA, a CAPTCHA system that enables the website to distinguish between human and automated access to the website on our checkout. We use ensure our site is protected from potential cyber-attacks.

WHISTL UK Limited: Clientbase Fulfilment Ltd fulfil your order and then remove the order information after supplying the order details to Enterprises. WHISTL UK Limited is a Data Processor for this website and are registered with the Data Protection register under Registration Number Z692857X.

Opayo (Formerly Sage Pay): Our website like many others use payment providers to process the payments online for your orders securely using encryption. We use this information to confirm whether payment has been made and to action refunds. For more information on Opayo and their privacy policy, please see here for more information: https://www.opayo.co.uk/policies/privacy-policy

PayPal: As above, we use this payment provider to process online payments. We use this information to confirm whether payment has been made and to action refunds. For more information on PayPal and its privacy policy, please see here for more information: https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-prev

Loqate GBG: Our website like many others uses a Post Code lookup/finder service to help you save time entering your address on our checkout form. By entering your postcode on the checkout address form on our website, Loqate GBG servers then return a full address or a list of addresses from which you may choose from. We use this information to improve our sites and services. This is a vital service to our company as it ensures the integrity of the information we receive to deliver your order. We use the legitimate interest's lawful basis for processing under GDPR in order to do this.

Your Rights
There are a number of rights available to you under the Data Protection Act 2018 in relation to the data we store and hold about you:

- The right to see what personal data we hold about you via a subject access request: please contact the Blue Cross Data Protection Team via email dataprotection@bluecross.co.uk or write to: The Data Protection Officer, Blue Cross, Shilton Road, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4PF. You can also find more information on the Blue Cross website.

- The right to be forgotten and have your data removed from our systems.
- The right to have your data rectified if it is incorrect.
- The right to restrict processing.
- The right to be informed about the way we process and handle your data. You can read about how we process your data and handle it in this privacy policy.
- The right to data portability so you can reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services.
- The right to opt out of automated decision making including profiling.
- The right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.

Whether or not these rights are available to a data subject will depend on the circumstances. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact the Blue Cross Data Protection Team via the contact details displayed above. You can read more about your rights on the Information Commissioner's office https://ico.org.uk


If you do not wish to receive our marketing anymore, you can stop receiving marketing messages from us through
- Previous marketing emails we have sent you by clicking the unsubscribe link
- By contacting our customer services team

Data Retention

We keep personal information and order details for our own records and legal reasons for a predetermined period of time and we will not keep it longer than is necessary. Please note that if you ask for your personal data to be erased, we may not be able to remove all of it as we may be bound by legal or regulatory requirements, fraud and online abuse or because it may be necessary to enable us to enforce our terms and conditions. In connection with marketing communications, we may suppress your information rather than delete it completely in order to ensure that we are still able to meet your request to discontinue this line of communication.

Changes to how we protect your privacy

Data protection and security is an ever-changing landscape. Our website will continually evolve with new service providers and mechanisms to provide our customers with a better service. Your data and privacy are of the utmost importance to us. We will always ensure your data is protected when implementing new services and will update this privacy policy as and when new things become live. If any substantive changes are made to this privacy notice, we will inform you in writing.

How to contact us

We always want to hear from our customers (especially if you feel we've let you down or could do better).

If you:

- Have any questions or feedback about this notice;
- Want to exercise any of your rights as set out above;, or
- You have a complaint

please don't hesitate to contact our customer care team, who will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

You can also contact Enterprises via the Blue Cross Supporter Care Team on 0300 790 9903 or preferences@bluecross.org.uk.

Returns Policy

- We offer a 30-day money-back guarantee.

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may return it to us within 30 days of purchase for a prompt refund.

Returning an item

For a refund, items must be returned within 30 days of purchase with the original packaging.

It is acceptable to return an item with shrink-wrap removed, as long as the item has not been used or damaged after receipt.

You will receive a full refund, including the cost of delivering the goods to you.

Your refund will be processed within 30 days of the cancellation.

This does not affect your statutory rights.

Instructions for Return:

1. Please enclose the delivery note, including your name and order number with the returned item(s). Tape the box securely using heavy-duty packing tape.

2. Send your returned item(s) via an insured carrier, such as Royal Mail Recorded delivery. This will be at your expense. We cannot be responsible for lost returns.

3. Send your return to:

Charity Returns c/o Whistl (Southwest)
Unit 2G
Wrangton Business Park
South Brent
TQ10 9GQ

Phone: 0333 240 6102

Email: Bluecross@cbfulfilment.co.uk

We are not responsible for lost returns. If you have questions about your return, please contact our Customer Service team.

Instructions for damaged or wrong items:

If your order has been damaged or contains the wrong items, you must first contact our Customer Service team. Please provide your name, order number and request for refund or exchange.

Your rights to return goods are protected under the EU Distance Selling Directive which can be found at https://www.hmso.gov.uk/si/si2000/20002334.htm

None of these terms affect your legal rights and these are not diminished in any way. If any term is held to be invalid under any applicable statute or rule of law, that term is automatically omitted from the terms to minimum extent necessary to comply with the law and without affecting the validity or enforceability of the remainder.