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Privacy Policy

The Humane Society of Monroe County’s Privacy Policy explains how we will protect your personal information within our website. The Humane Society of Monroe County will not sell, trade or share any personal information submitted to, or given to HSMC on, or off our website. We will not share personal information with anyone else, or send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use. The Humane Society of Monroe County reserves the right at any time to change this Privacy Policy posting. Said changes will be published on our site and will be effective immediately upon posting.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to Humane Society of Monroe County by contacting us, on our contact page. Please reference this Privacy Policy in your subject line.

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:

Our registration and donation forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.

Internet Protocol Address:

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, analyze trends, track user movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use for improving the site, to deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Use of “Cookies”:

Our Site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

Security:

All information provided to Humane Society of Monroe County is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Humane Society of Monroe County. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Other Web Sites:

Our Site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which Humane Society of Monroe County has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

Contacting the Web Site:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact:

Humane Society of Monroe County
PO Box 1457
Monroe, MI 48161

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