Privacy Policy

This Website (the “Website”) is operated by Emancipet (the “Company” or “We”). Emancipet manages an expanding national network of high-quality, low-cost clinics; offers customized training and consulting programs to animal welfare organizations nationwide; and advocates for strategies and public policy that improve the lives of pets in underserved communities.This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) explains what information the Company collects on this Website, how We use your information and the choices you have about the way your information is used.

How We Use Your Information

We and our affiliates may use the information we collect from or about you through the Website for a number of purposes, including, but not limited to:

•providing you with products, services, or information you request;

•processing any transactions you have authorized;

•following up on services or information we provided to you;

•contacting you about fundraising campaigns or advocacy efforts;

•delivering advertisements targeted to your interests;

•promoting Emancipet’s services;

•processing an employment, internship, or volunteer application;

•providing you with information about the Website or required notices;

•allowing us to improve the Website and the services we provide;

•generating and analyzing statistics about your use of the Website; and

•detecting, preventing, and responding to fraud, intellectual property infringement, violations of our Terms of Use, violations of law, or other misuse of the Website.

To Whom We Disclose Your Information

We may disclose the information we collect from or about you through the Website:

•to our affiliates;

•to service providers who work on our behalf;

•as required by law;

•when required to protect our rights or your safety or the safety of others, or to detect, prevent, or respond to misuse of the Website; and

•to the extent reasonably necessary to proceed with the negotiation or completion of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets.

In addition, we may share de-identified information, such as reports on user demographics and traffic patterns, with third parties, including researchers.

Under what circumstances do we disclose your information?

We may disclose the information we collect from or about you through the Website:

•to our affiliates;

•to service providers who work on our behalf and who have agreed to keep the information confidential and use the information solely to carry out the services that they are performing for us, including, but not limited to, service providers who process credit card transactions, facilitate our fundraising activities and campaigns, and deliver Targeted Advertisements on our behalf;

•when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary (a) to protect our rights, the integrity of the Website, or your safety or the safety of others, or (b) to detect, prevent, or respond to fraud, intellectual property infringement, violations of our Terms of Use, violations of law, or other misuse of the Website; and

You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the collection and use of your information by third-party websites and applications that are not under our control, and such information is not governed by this Privacy Policy.

What information do we collect?

Information You Provide – We and our service providers collect information that you provide when you use the Website, including, but not limited to, when you:

•make a donation;

•contribute content;

•use interactive features on the Website, such as our tools and apps or the chat feature;

•make a purchase

•sign an online petition;

•apply for a job or for a volunteer or internship opportunity;

•sign up to receive updates and other communications from Emancipet;

•enter a contest, sweepstakes, or promotion;

•participate in polls or surveys; or

•otherwise contact us with a question, comment, or request.

The information that you provide us can include, but is not limited to:

•your name;

•your photograph;

•your contact information, such as your physical address, email address, and phone number;

•your username, password, and other account information;

•demographic information such as your age, gender, and ethnicity;

•transaction-related information, such as credit card information;

•information you provide when submitting an application for employment, internship, or volunteer opportunities; and

•information you provide when you request information or contact us.

 

Online advertisements

Our third-party advertising partners may use cookies and similar technologies on the Website and on third-party websites on which our ads appear, which allow the advertising partners to track certain information about user behavior, such as “click-stream data.” The information practices of these advertising partners are governed by their own privacy policies and are not governed by this Privacy Policy.

Where is this information processed?

Information collected through the Website will be processed in and subject to the laws of the United States. In addition, we may transfer your information outside the United States to our affiliates and service providers located in other countries. By using the Website, you consent to such transfer to, and processing in, the United States and these other countries.

How is your information secured?

We strive to maintain reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to safeguard the information collected through the Website. However, no information system can be 100% secure, so we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information. Moreover, we are not responsible for the security of information you transmit to the Website over networks that we do not control, including the Internet and wireless networks.

Your choices

If you do not want the Website to collect information through the use of cookies, you can set your web browser to reject cookies from the Website. Each browser is different, so you should check your browser’s “Help” menu to learn how to change your cookie preferences. If you reject or block cookies from the Website, however, the Website may not function as intended.

In addition to the records left on your computer by cookies, your browser and operating system contain other records of your web browsing and other actions (e.g., browser history). As with cookies, you can find information about how to clear these history trails in your browser’s “Help” menu.

We do not currently respond to web browser “do not track” signals. If we do so in the future, we will describe how we do so in this Privacy Policy. For more information about do not track, visit www.allaboutdnt.org.

To opt-out of Google Analytics for the web, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page and install the add-on for your browser.

California Residents

Pursuant to California Civil Code § 1789.3, the provider of an electronic commercial service shall provide to consumers with which it contracts to provide the service, at the time it contracts to provide the service and annually, on or before June 30 of each year thereafter, all of the following information:

•The name, address, and telephone number of the provider of service;

•Any charges to the consumer imposed by the provider for the use of the service; and

•The procedures a consumer may follow in order to resolve a complaint regarding the service or to receive further information regarding use of the service, including the telephone number and address of the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the Department of Consumer Affairs.

To make such a request, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and include “California Resident” in the subject line, and your full name, e-mail address, and postal address in your message.

Children Under Thirteen (13) Years of Age

Emancipet is committed to safeguarding our users’ online privacy and recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of personal information, particularly that of children. Emancipet takes all required steps to protect the privacy and safety of children in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”).

Emancipet does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register as users. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will use every reasonable effort to delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from a child under 13, please contact us at [email protected]. You can learn more about online privacy for children from the Federal Trade Commission at https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/privacy-and-security/children’s-privacy.

Sale or Merger

Should Emancipet undergo a business transition, merger, sale, or acquisition by another entity, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets that are transferred. Should this situation arise, the Company will notify you by prominently placing a notice on this site.

Collection In and Transfer to The United States

This Website is operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide will be collected in or transferred to the United States. By using the Website, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

Emancipet

7010 Easy Wind Drive #260

Austin, Texas 78752

[email protected]