What We Do : Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Seattle Humane’s policy is to hold your personal information in the strictest confidence.  To this end, our agency will not sell or otherwise share your information with any third parties.
The privacy policy governs the URL http://www.seattlehumane.org and http://www.seattlehumane.com. This website is owned and operated by The Seattle Humane Society for the benefit of its members and other visitors interested in the protection of all animals.  Our shelter is located at 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue, Washington 98005-4408. The Seattle Humane Society reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy policy at any time and for any reason. Any changes to this privacy policy will be preceded by a notice posted to this policy at least ten (10) days prior to the effective date of such change.

 

How We Collect Information About You

Information You Voluntarily Provide

Seattlehumane.org collects and maintains certain personal information about you when you send us an e-mail or complete any of our online forms, such as when you request information from us or make a donation. Such information may include your name, mailing address, e-mail address, types of pets owned by you and various demographic data such as age, family size and Internet use. In limited context, you may be asked to provide credit card information but only where required to: contributions or purchase of certain information or materials from the Seattle Humane Society.

Other Information

Seattlehumane.org also collects certain other information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our web site. This information includes your IP address and your domain name. Seattlehumane.org logs these IP addresses and domain names and aggregates them for system administration and to monitor the use of our site. We use the aggregated information to measure the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on our site, the number of pages viewed, and various other site statistics. This monitoring helps us to provide a more useful and engaging online experience to seattlehumane.org visitors, and to improve the quality of our content.

Cookies

The Seattle Humane Society uses cookies in order to make search results available for your searches . Cookies are sets of information stored on your computer that help you interact with the website. Cookies can store tracking data about your browsing activity (such as registration or web pages visited), but cannot access any personal information from your browser and do not allow third parties to access any of your customer information. If you do not want your computer to receive a cookie, or if you want your browser to notify you before receiving a cookie, you can configure your browser to do so by changing the cookie options in your browser's "Options" or "Preferences" menu.  More information about deleting and controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org.

We and our advertising partners, including advertising networks, use information gathered through cookies and other similar technologies, as well as other information we or they may have, to help tailor the ads you see on our sites and to help make decisions about the ads you see on other sites. For example, if you visit the Seattle Humane Society web site, you may later see a related ad from us on a web site you visit. To opt-out of targeted advertising from many other ad networks click here.

Ways Information About You is Used

We may use the information you voluntarily provided to contact you regarding animal-related issues we feel you may be interested in, to keep you updated regarding the Seattle Humane Society's programs, and to extend an invitation to support our various fundraising programs.
Protection of Children Online Privacy. The Seattle Humane Society understands the importance of protecting children's privacy, especially in an online environment. Protecting children's identities and information online is important. While the Seattle Humane Society's web site can be used by individuals of all ages, the Seattle Humane Society does not knowingly solicit data from children online. No one under the age of 13 is allowed to register or subscribe on this site, nor will the Seattle Humane Society knowingly accept personal data from anyone under 13 on www.seattlehumane.org.

Other

From time to time, the Seattle Humane Society may link to other web sites not affiliated with the Seattle Humane Society. The Seattle Humane Society attempts to link only to those web sites which also respect a visitor's privacy and the goals of the Seattle Humane Society. However, the Seattle Humane Society cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party web sites. Please check with these third-party organizations or companies for their specific privacy policies. If you find inoperable links or are concerned about any of the sites that the Seattle Humane Society currently links to, please inform the Seattle Humane Society by contacting us at [email protected].

Security

The Seattle Humane Society uses generally accepted, industry standard security systems, software and encryption technologies to protect against unauthorized access to the Seattle Humane Society servers, equipment and other component of the Seattle Humane Society's online presence. This includes using VeriSign security systems to protect credit card processing information.

Contacting the Seattle Humane Society

If you would like to contact the Seattle Humane Society about correcting information we might have collected, or if you have any questions about this privacy policy, please email us at [email protected] or write to us at: Webmaster, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, Washington 98005-4408.

Promotional and Marketing Mail and Email

We may send you postal mail and e-mails with promotional offers, special event information, sales notifications or other messages only if you opt-in to receiving such material. If you would no longer like to receive such material from us, please follow the "Unsubscribe" instructions at the end of each email or to stop postal mail contact us at [email protected] or write to us at: Development Department, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, Washington 98005-4408.  Your address will be removed from our database. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some promotions may already be in progress.

 

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