At Canine Companions for Independence, your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this statement explaining our online information practices, and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and other pages where personal information may be requested.
Canine Companions values the privacy of our donors and so has instituted this policy for donor information processed through the web-site as well donor information acquired on the phone, through mailings, or personal interaction.
Canine Companions does not share or sell any personal information provided by a donor (including but not limited to Name, Address, Phone, E-mail, Credit card data) to a third party.
Canine Companions also does not send donor mailings on behalf of other non-profit organizations & businesses or sell lists of donor information.
How Canine Companions Uses Your Personal Information
We do not sell any personal information collected through this website, but we may share it with third parties in connection with providing you with services you request, maintenance and operation of our site, or as may be legally required. For example, personal information is shared for the following business purposes:
Donations: Canine Companions uses a vendor called Kintera, Inc. to process donations made through this website. If you have questions about Kintera’s privacy practices, you can contact Kintera at 9605 Scranton Rd., Suite 240, San Diego, CA 92121, (1-866-Kintera).
Purchases: Canine Companions uses a vendor called Volusion, Inc. to process its online gift shop purchases. If you have questions about Volusion, Inc.'s privacy practices, you can contact Volusion, Inc. at 1835 Kramer Ln #100, Austin, TX 78758, (800) 646-3517.
Newsletters: Canine Companions sends newsletters to users upon request. Canine Companions uses a third party vendor for printing and mailing services relating to distribution of the newsletter.
Canine Companions also may use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our web site and for other business purposes.
How Canine Companions Protects Your Information
We realize that you trust us to protect your personal information. We take that task seriously. This website is hosted by a company called Kintera, www.kintera.org. With the assistance of Kintera, we maintain physical, electronic, procedural and managerial safeguards to protect the information we collect online. For example:
How You Can Review And Correct Your Information
You can telephone, write or email Canine Companions to review or change information previously provided, or to discontinue receiving Canine Companions newsletters. To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.
Children Under 13
We do not wish to collect information from children under 13. If you are under 13, you cannot make a purchase or donation through this website, and you should not provide personal information to us in our applications or contact forms. We ask parents or legal guardians to assist us by supervising the activities of children on this website.
This policy is designed to protect children. Federal law requires special steps to safeguard children’s privacy. For more information about this federal law and about children’s privacy, click here.
We collect some anonymous information about how you use the site by setting and accessing cookies on your computer. These cookies track information such as how often you visit our web site, what pages you view, and where you go after you leave the site. The cookies track your computer, not you. They are not connected to any personal information about you.
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Canine Companions for IndependenceUpdated: 2015