K9s For Warriors (“K9s”) wants you to know that we are committed to the responsible management, use, and protection of your privacy. The following is intended to inform you how we use and protect the important information you provide to us. This information summarizes our policy, procedures and practices.
- We collect information to further our mission to provide service canines to our Warriors suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disability, Traumatic Brain Injury, and/or Military Sexual Trauma as a result of military service post-9/11. We use your information to help us provide you with high quality service, carry out our mission effectively, and keep you updated on the latest news, opportunities, and achievements.
- Unless you tell us otherwise, when you provide your information we assume you are agreeing to allow us to use and disclose, it as allowed by law and K9s policies, in furtherance of our mission. We comply with all U.S. laws.
- We use—and require our data management vendors to use—reasonable and appropriate security practices to safeguard your information.
- If you have questions about our privacy practices, please use our Contact Us page to let us know.
This privacy statement is an explanation of what we do with your information.
Information We Collect
“Personal Information” means information that we can use to identify or contact you. We collect personal information when you:
- register on our site to receive newsletters, alerts, and updates;
- respond personally to our mailings and phone calls; or
- make a donation; or
- opt-in to receive communications when purchasing items from our online store.
Our registration forms require users to provide contact information that may include your name, e-mail address, mailing address and telephone number. Our staff may ask for similar information in a mailing or phone call. If you are donating, or placing an online order, we additionally request your credit card number to process your order.
Information from Other Sources
We may also collect information about you from additional online and offline sources. These include: social media activities, other nonprofits and commercially available third-party sources. We may combine this information with the personal and other information we already know about you.
How We Use Information We Collect
When you make a donation or sign up to receive our newsletter we keep your information private and secure. K9s For Warriors does not distribute, sell, rent or share your personal information collected online or offline to anyone, including third party vendors or businesses. We use this information to process your payment and to ensure your gift is correctly credited to your account.
We use your information several ways, such as:
- Processing donations and purchase transactions;
- Verifying your identity;
- Responding to your requests and communicating with you;
- Managing your preferences;
- Performing analytics concerning your use of our online services, including your responses to our emails and the pages and advertisements you view;
- Providing you tailored content and messages; and
- Complying with and enforcing applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards, contractual obligations and our policies.
We may also use data that we collect on an aggregate or anonymous basis (meaning it does not identify any individuals) for various purposes, where permissible under applicable laws and regulations, to help deliver products, services, and content that are better tailored to the users of our services and for other purposes.
You may request that we do not use your personal information at any time through our Contact Us page, or by calling 904-686-1956.
What We Disclose to Others
We may share the information we collect from and about you within our organization and with certain third parties. For example, we may share your information with:
- Credit card processing companies, to process your donation;
- Other organizations we work with to provide services, research, products or programs;
- Other similar charities; and
Links to Third-Party Websites
Our network is composed of access-controlled measures, security monitoring tools, vulnerability management program, SSL encryption, scheduled network scans, and internal and external penetration tests. When it is necessary for our service providers to have access to your information, we expect the same level of data security, integrity and confidentiality standards as K9s itself provides. Additionally, we conduct security awareness training for our staff and volunteers.
While K9s uses its best efforts to maintain this level of security across all of our systems we cannot guarantee or warrant that our systems or our service providers are not vulnerable to viruses, hacking or other security threats.
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