How We Collect Information About You
Information You Voluntarily Provide. Columbus Humane 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 make a donation, subscribe to our online newsletter or become a member. Such information may include your name, mailing address, and e-mail address. You may be asked to provide credit card information to make a gift or become a member of Columbus Humane.
We also collect other information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our web site. This information includes your IP address and your domain name. We log these IP addresses and domain names, and aggregate them for system administration and to monitor the use of our site. We use the aggregated information 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 a more useful and engaging online experience to our visitors and helps us to improve the quality of our web content.
Ways Information About You Is Used
We may use the information you voluntarily provided to contact you regarding animal-related issues we feel you may be interested in, to keep you updated regarding our programs, and to extend an invitation to you to support our programs. Every recipient of our electronic communications can quickly and easily "opt out" of future communications by following the instructions on any electronic communication we provide.
The web site includes links to other web sites not affiliated with Columbus Humane. We attempt to link only to those web sites which also respect a visitor's privacy. However, Columbus Humane cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party web sites. Please check with these third-party organizations or companies for their specific privacy policies. If you find inoperable links or are concerned about any of the sites to which Columbus Humane currently links, please inform us by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHS uses generally accepted, industry-standard security systems, software, and encryption technologies to protect against unauthorized access to CAHS servers, equipment, and other components of our online presence. This includes using third-party vendors with industry-standard security systems to protect credit card processing information.
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