Information Collection and Use
The Burton Fletcher Foundation for Animals, Inc. is the exclusive owner of the information gathered on this site, at our in-person events, or through donations made via PayPal or the USPS (USPS). This information will not be sold, shared, or rented to others in ways that are not mentioned in this statement.
Visitors to our websites have numerous options for signing up for informational mailings. Users must provide contact information on these registration forms, which are linked to our email lists (such as name and email address). Name, physical address, email address, and/or phone number may be included in correspondence from our supporters. This information is collected and used to deliver information about Burton Fletcher Foundation for Animals, Inc. fundraising events, news updates, and new projects to our supporters. Supporters have the option to unsubscribe from future mailings at any time.
Sharing and Usage
Your personal information will never be shared, sold, or rented to third parties for promotional purposes. We occasionally enter into agreements with third parties to help us in providing services to you (for example, providing customer service). They are prohibited from using any of your personal information for their own purposes, and they are expected to keep the information we give them secret. Personal information may be disclosed or reported in certain instances if we think in good faith that disclosure is required by law. To comply with a legal procedure such as a court order, subpoena, search warrant, or law enforcement request, we may be obliged to disclose personal information to regulators or law enforcement agencies.
Use of Web Technologies
On our website, we utilize a number of technologies. Cookies are one of these; they are little pieces of data that our websites send to your browser when you visit them. Cookies allow us to validate the login status of customers who utilize services that are directly linked to our website, monitor the point of entrance to point of registration for users who sign up for our email newsletters, and track and measure the success of a specific email blast. Cookies also enable us to measure general site usage and determine which parts users like, allowing us to make your visit to our website more convenient by recognizing you when you return and providing you with a more personalized experience. While on our site, the use of a cookie is not linked to any personally identifying information. You may still use our site if you disable cookies, but you may have limited access to some portions of our websites.
Using log files saved on our web servers, we also keep track of activities on our website. We track your IP address, browser kind and version, and the pages you visit. We also keep note of how you arrived at our website and any links you use to depart. We do not track you once you leave our site. Your website activity helps us provide you with a tailored Web experience, provide technical assistance, identify server problems, operate our websites, and customize our informational offers to you.
We use industry-recognized security safeguards like firewalls, along with carefully developed security procedures, to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information — whether collected through our websites, via PayPal, or at in-person events — by using industry-recognized security safeguards like firewalls, along with carefully developed security procedures to protect your information from loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration. Supporter data received at in-person events or through USPS contributions is password-protected at the document level and will not be emailed “in the clear.” When we request sensitive data, such as credit card numbers, we encrypt it during transmission using the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
The Burton Fletcher Foundation for Animals, Inc. emphasizes the significance of security and privacy to our online visitors and offline contributors among our personnel. Our staff are educated and mandated to protect your information, and we limit access to personal information to those employees and agents who need it for business reasons only, employing physical, technological, and procedural measures.
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