South Coast Humane Society Website Use Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from http://mysouthcoasthumane.org (the “Site”).

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

​When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

 

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

    - “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

    - “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

    - “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information you provide including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit or debit card numbers and PayPal account information), email address, and phone number.  We refer to this information as “Order Information.”

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We use the Information that we collect generally to fulfill membership requests placed through the Site, including processing your payment information. Additionally, we use this Order Information to:

Screen membership requests for potential risk or fraud; and

 

Communicate with you; by signing up for a membership, you agree to be placed on our email list so we can send you information about our community activities, services, and products we may provide now or in the future. You may opt out of email communications at anytime by emailing us at southcoasthumane@gmail.com , or by using the Unsubscribe link on our email communications sent to you via our email service provider.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

​We only share your information to the third party services we use to provide payment processing and email marketing that you agree to receive. We never sell your information.

 

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

 

We use Constantcontact.com to distribute email notifications. If you sign up for a membership, your name, address, and email address is entered into our account with Constant Contact so we can provide you with email notifications you agree to receive. Constant Contact maintains internal security policies and procedures in support of its ongoing operations. You can read more about their security and privacy policies at: https://www.endurance.com/privacy/privacy

 

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site--you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.  You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

Our website provides links to third party websites. Because we do not control the information policies or practices of these third party sites, you should review their privacy policies to learn about how they collect and use personal information.

​RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA

​Where the CCPA or related data protection laws apply, you may:

  • Request to know the categories of personal information we collect about you, as well as the sources from which the personal information is collected; the business or commercial purpose of our collection; the categories of third parties with whom we share your personal information; and the specific pieces of personal information we hold about you.

  • Request certain information regarding, and/or opt-out of, our disclosure of your personal information to third parties.

  • Request that we delete the personal information we hold about you in certain limited circumstances.

 

SECURITY

We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and unauthorized use, access or modification. However, it’s important to know that transmission of information via the internet, email or text message is not completely secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted through our website, text, or over email. Any transmission is at your own risk.

 

DATA RETENTION

When you place a membership order through the Site, we will maintain your information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

 

MINORS

The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18.

 

CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

 

CONTACT US

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, comments, concerns, or if you would like to opt out of any or all contact from us, please contact us by e-mail at southcoasthumane@gmail.com or by mail using the details provided below:

 

South Coast Humane Society

828 Railroad St. Brookings, OR, 97415, United States

South Coast Humane Society is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Use of this site is subject to our privacy policy.

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