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 Seattle Humane.
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.
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 Seattle Humane 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 Seattle Humane’s programs, and to extend an invitation to support our various fundraising programs.
Protection of Children Online Privacy. Seattle Humane understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an online environment. Protecting children’s identities and information online is important. While Seattle Humane’s web site can be used by individuals of all ages, Seattle Humane 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 Seattle Humane knowingly accept personal data from anyone under 13 on www.seattlehumane.org.
From time to time, Seattle Humane may link to other web sites not affiliated with Seattle Humane. Seattle Humane attempts to link only to those web sites which also respect a visitor’s privacy and the goals of Seattle Humane. However, Seattle Humane 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 Seattle Humane currently links to, please inform Seattle Humane by contacting us at [email protected].
Seattle Humane uses generally accepted, industry standard security systems, software and encryption technologies to protect against unauthorized access to Seattle Humane servers, equipment and other component of Seattle Humane’s online presence. This includes using VeriSign security systems to protect credit card processing information.
Contacting Seattle Humane
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, 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.