Animals America Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us at AnimalsAmerica.org (“Animals America”).  That said, we have developed this privacy policy that explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information. Please read this privacy policy in its entirety to understand how Animals America will handle the privacy of personal information that you provide us through the areas defined below.

This Privacy Policy covers the following:

  • Animals America website(s), including, but not limited to AnimalsAmerica.org and AnimalsAmerica.com
  • Animals America social media properties including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram
  • Animals America mail, email, and phone communications including, but not limited to marketing, event, and fundraising communications

Please understand that this privacy policy applies only to information collected by Animals America. Animals America is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites or networks that are operated or owned by third parties. Please note, that the privacy policies of those third-party sites may not be consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Animals America may use and disclose the information that you provide through its properties or other communications networks only for purposes permitted or required by law, for purposes described in this privacy policy, or for purposes which you might authorize.

Animals America also has established Terms and Conditions describing your responsibilities when using its properties and/or the Animals America communication networks. Please read the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions in their entirety.

Policy Updates and Revisions

Animals America may change this privacy policy at any time. If or when a change occurs, an updated notice will be posted on the policy itself. Please refer to the privacy policy regularly because your use of the website(s), social media sites and other communication networks signifies that you agree to be bound by this privacy policy.

Information We Collect

User-submitted personally identifiable information:

  • Your name
  • Home address
  • Email Address
  • Telephone number

Demographic Information (non-Identifiable):

  • Zip code
  • Gender
  • Interests

We may also collect information about your interaction with our organization and its properties. We may use website analytic tools on the website(s) to retrieve information including but not limited to the site you came from or the keywords you used to find our website(s). Technologies, such as cookies and pixel-based tracking, to collect information about the pages you view, the links you click on and other actions taken on the websites. We use this information to provide the most useful and engaging experience to our visitors. This information may sometimes be used to display content to you on our website(s), and/or social media sites.

In order to access certain areas on our website(s), you may need to become either a registered user/subscriber. During these steps, you may be required to provide us with personally identifiable information such as your name and/or email address. This information is used to help us understand who uses our website(s), and to deliver the services or carry out the transactions you have requested.

Children

Animals America services are not targeted toward or intended for use by anyone under the age of 13. If you are under the legal age of (18) please note that our website(s) services may only be used under the direct supervision of a parent or guardian. By using our services, you represent that you are at least 13 years of age or older. If you are not at least 13 years of age, please refrain from use of our site(s). No persons under the legal age of (18) may make purchases from our sites. If you are a parent or guardian grating permission for use, you agree to be bound by these terms in respect to said minors use.

Information Security

Animals America provides visitors to our website(s) with a secure experience when making a donation or purchasing merchandise. We work with Payment Card (PCI-DSS) compliant vendors.  When personal information is transmitted, it is protected through Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Even with these measures in place, users should use special caution when using publicly accessible computer terminals or transmitting personal information over unsecured wireless networks.

Donors

Animals America does not sell, rent, or exchange its donor list for direct mailing purposes. Its Board of Directors adopted a policy prohibiting the sale, rental, or exchange of its donor list. This Privacy Policy outlines how donor information is used.

Use of Personal Information

Animals America collects and uses your personal information to circulate news about Animals America and its programs, to promote events, to acquire new members or subscribers, to operate Animals America properties, and for other internal marketing, promotional, and fundraising purposes.

We may use your personal information, demographic information or usage information that we collect about you:

To provide you with information or services or process transactions that you have requested or agreed to receive.

To enable you to participate in the features of the website(s), including event registration, fundraising, or GPS mapping.

To improve our website(s) or our services, to customize your experience on the website(s), or to serve you specific content that is most relevant to you.

To contact you about your use of our properties or for purposes disclosed at the time you provide your information or as otherwise set forth in this privacy policy.

Other: We may share aggregated demographic information with our funders, such as grant-making organizations and foundations, for the purpose of demonstrating that we are meeting our organization goals.

Animals America may release personal information if we believe that the law or legal process served on Animals America requires it, to protect and defend the rights or property of Animals America, or in an emergency, to protect the personal safety of an identifiable visitor or the public.

Use of Cookies

Animals America websites(s) use “cookies” to ensure the integrity of the registration and transactional processes and to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your device’s hard drive or other storage medium by a Web page server. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

To protect our visitors, cookies do not save payment or credit card information. You can accept or decline cookies. 

Use of Pixel Tracking

Animals America may use pixel-based tracking on its websites to gather information about your website activities and display relevant content to you on the websites and other media networks.  Any personally identifiable information shared with or gathered by these media networks is considered confidential.

Use of Email Addresses

Animals America sends email to opt in addresses only.  An individual who receives email from us may opt out of email, at any time, by following the opt-out instructions contained in all Animals America email.

Contact Information

Animals America welcomes your comments regarding this privacy policy. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at:

Animals America Inc.
10 Freeport Road
Pittston, PA 18640

You can also send an email to: info@AnimalsAmerica.org

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