Introduction

Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP) is committed to protecting the privacy of those who browse the pages and access the online services of cap4pets.org (“the Website”). From time to time, we may update this policy to reflect changes in the site or our privacy standards. If you have any questions about our privacy policy or terms of use, please contact us using the online contact form.

Our Commitment to Your Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. CAP does not share any information gathered on the site with third parties. We have made reasonable efforts to protect your information, both on and offline. Information transmitted by the user to CAP via the Website will be used only for the intended purposes of the transmission. At any time, you may contact CAP to remove your information from our records.

The Information We Collect

Logging Practices

The Website logs visitor IP addresses as part of routine performance and security logging. Neither CAP nor our site administrators will republish, distribute, or otherwise disclose IP address information to third parties or use this information for any reason other than security or performance monitoring.

Cookies

The Website does not use persistent cookies or tracking mechanisms that collect personally identifying information. However, the Website does use session cookies to anonymously collect a visitor’s IP address and the date and time of the visit. Session cookies are temporary files that are erased either when you close the browser or twelve hours after the cookie was loaded. We use these session cookies for site management purposes. Accepting session cookies on the Website is voluntary; you may still use the site if you decline cookies.

The Website may also link to sites that use cookies. Please see the privacy policies of those sites for further information on their collection and use of personal information and cookies.

Forms

The Website has contact, lost/found pets, volunteer application, adoption survey and happy beginnings submission forms that transmit information to our staff via e-mail. CAP will use the information given in these forms to communicate with the user only in the manner the forms prescribe and will not sell or otherwise distribute the user's information to third parties.

Newsletter Subscription

This Website uses Network for Good for e-mail list subscription; please see Network for Good's privacy and security policies for more information on the safety and privacy of the transmission and storage of the information entered into this form. We maintain this email list in accordance with the Can-Spam Act of 2003 - CAP does not buy or sell email addresses and there is an unsubscribe link in every message to list members.

Financial Transactions

All financial transactions are done through Network for Good on a secure protocol; please see Network for Good's privacy and security policies for more information on the safety and privacy of your transaction. CAP will add your name, address and email address to our donor database for direct mail appeals and e-blast newsletters.

Links

This Website contains links to other sites. When you follow a link to another site, you are no longer on this Website and are subject to privacy and other terms and practices of the third party site. CAP is not responsible for the practices or content of these or any other sites.

Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, we cannot guarantee that the transmission is completely safe from third party interruption.

Our Commitment to Children's Privacy

This site is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect or accept any personal information from children.

Contact Us or Change Your Information

To  contact us about this policy or to change your information and privacy preferences on file with CAP, contact our Director of Administrative Services, JoAnne Jackson using our online contact form or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Policy Changes

If CAP changes our privacy policy, we will post the changes on this Website and the changes will be effective upon posting.

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