This website is the property of Dorchester Paws, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Please direct any comments or questions to:
136 Four Paws Lane
Summerville, SC 29483
We can be reached by telephone at 843.871.3820 or by email at email@example.com.
Dorchester Paws Privacy Pledge
At Dorchester Paws, our policy is to hold your personal information in the strictest confidence. As part of this responsibility, we let you know what information we collect on our website, how we collect it, and how we use this information to improve our programs and services. We will not sell or otherwise share your information with any third parties.
Information We Collect
Dorchesterpaws.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. This information may include your name, mailing address, e-mail address, pets owned and various demographic data. You may be asked to provide credit card information, but only where required such as when you generously donate to Dorchester Paws via our donation page.
Dorchesterpaws.org also collects certain information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our website. This information includes your IP address and domain name. This information is used 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 provide more useful and engaging online content to dorchesterpaws.org visitors.
Information Third-Parties Collect on Our Behalf
We use third-party service providers to perform certain services, such as collecting donations you generously make to Dorchester Paws. The third-party services providers may collect your bank or credit card information if you submit a payment, but that information is not passed on to Dorchester Paws. The third parties conform to information security industry standards for online sales.
How We Use Information
We may use the information you voluntarily provided to contact you regarding animal-related issues we feel you may interested in, keep you up-to-date regarding programs & services at Dorchester Paws and to extend an invitation to support our various fundraising events and initiatives.
The personally identifying information we maintain at Dorchester Paws is for internal use only and will not be sold, rented or exchanged with any third party except when (a) you have consented to share the information; (b) we need to share information in order to provide a product or service requested by you; or (c) we need to share the information with others who work on our behalf to provide a requested product or service to you. These third parties do not have the right to use the personally identifying information that we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.
Email: We maintain an internal email list of all persons who have requested information, adopted an animal, joined our Foster Hero program, volunteered or made a donation. We may use this list to send updates and announcements about our programs and services, or emails of a marketing nature such as giving campaigns. If you do not wish to receive an email, you may opt-out at any time. Email requests may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that transactional emails may still be sent to you on an as-needed basis.
Postal Mail: Persons who submit their postal address with the goal of receiving further information, after adopting, volunteering or donating may periodically receive postal mail from us. If you do not wish to receive mail, please let us know by sending a request to email@example.com. Please include your exact name and address so we can be sure you are removed from our postal mailing list.
Phone: Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers may receive telephone contact from us responding to a request for more information, volunteering, or donating. We do not make unsolicited marketing calls.
Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some promotions may already be in progress.
Dorchester Paws uses generally accepted, industry standard security systems, software and encryption technologies to protect against unauthorized access to the Dorchester Paws servers, equipment and other components of our online presence.
Dorchester Paws may link to other web sites not affiliated with Dorchester Paws. We attempt to link only to those web sites which also respect a visitor’s privacy and the mission of Dorchester Paws. However, Dorchester Paws cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party websites. Please check with these third-party organizations for their specific privacy policies.
If you find inoperable links or are concerned about any of the sites that Dorchester Paws currently links to, please notify us by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Privacy Protection for Children
The Dorchester Paws website can be used by individuals of all ages. However, Dorchester Paws 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 Dorchester Paws knowingly accept personal data from anyone under 13 on www.dorchesterpaws.org.
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