Partners in Animal Care Privacy Policy

Partners in Animal Care (PIAC) places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate PIAC’s firm commitment to the privacy of our supporters and website users.  This policy explains the types of information collected by the PIAC’s website, www.partnersinanimalcare.org, and how this information is used.

What Personal Information is Collected?

Individuals who sign up to receive PIAC communications or who wish to participate in fundraising efforts such as donations to the PIAC organization, contests, surveys and who make general inquires to the organization through e-mail, voluntarily provides us with contact information which may include name, phone number, email address or mailing address.  We may use this information for specific, limited purposes.  You may always ‘opt out’ either now or at any time in the future if you do not wish to receive our messages by following the instructions on any electronic communication we send.

This Site is a general-audience website, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you should not and may not provide any personal information to us through or on this Site.

IP Addresses

Partners in Animal Care uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.partnersinanimalcare.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

Cookies

www.partnersinanimalcare.org uses ‘cookie messages’ to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before.  The ‘cookie’ is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website.  Cookies let us take you to the information and features you are particularly interested in.  They also let us track your usage of www.partnersinanimalcare.org, so we know which parts of our site are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your web browser accordingly.

Ways Information About You Is Used

We use your personal information to provide you with personalized messages such as to acknowledge your donation in order to furnish you with a tax-deductible receipt, to keep you updated regarding Partners in Animal Care’s Programs and our efforts to support Greenville County Animal Care.  We also use your information to answer your requests and to maintain records of donation history.We may also use your information to track visitors of our website which allows us to see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs.  It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic to outside parties – not identifying you personally but, for example, showing how many visitors used which features.   Upon your written request at any time we will remove your personal information from our database, except where legislation or regulation requires our retention for the express purpose of charitable giving history tied to income tax receipts. All further communication will cease from us.

Email Privacy

Partners in Animal Care does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside of the organization.

External Links

www.partnersinanimalcare.org includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.partnersinanimalcare.org domain and Partners in Animal Care is not responsible for privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

Modifications

We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website.  Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

Contacting Partners in Animal Care

If you would like to contact us about correcting information we might have collected, or if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please e-mail us at info@partnersinanimalcare.org or write to us at Partners in Animal Care, Inc., P.O. Box 4712, Greenville, SC 29608.

7/2017