Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting Hope Animal Rescue. This Privacy Policy explains the specific ways we use and disclose data. This website will never sell your personal information.

User Consent

By using this website, you consent to understanding and accepting the terms listed in this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to update, amend or change this Privacy Policy at any time to conform to new laws and regulations, or changes in organization standards. This Privacy Policy does not extend to any third-party websites that link to or from our website and we are not responsible for any content on those websites. External websites have their own privacy policies and it is recommended that users read through them before providing any information to the website owner.

Information Security

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. All forms have 256 bit encryption to securely transmit information.

Information Recording

When you use our website, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

Cookies enable us to customize your browsing experience and speed up website load times. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies at any time. If you decline cookies, you do not have access to the benefits of a custom web browsing experience.

Information Sharing

Our monthly newsletter service sends monthly newsletters with relevant information to the topic of interest. Your email will not be sold, rented or leased to a third-party. You may remove your name from the newsletter list at any time by following the removal instructions at the bottom of any newsletter sent.

Our Privacy Policy does not cover content that is transmitted via email sent to any representative of Hope Animal Rescue. Email does not have the same encryption and security protocols and should not be used to transmit sensitive information.

Anti-Spam Policy

This website uses Akismet spam filter provided by Automattic. Automattic may use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Automattic may display this information publicly or provide it to others. Automattic does not disclose personally-identifying information other than the following: comments and other content submitted to the Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on Automattic’s servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case they store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives. For more information on Automattic’s privacy policy, please visit their website.

Social Media Policy

We are not responsible for any information collected by social networks on which we maintain a social media presence. These include, but are not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube. Each social network has its own privacy policy and it should be read before creating an account on the network. We are not responsible for any marketing or retargeting performed by a social network after you have visited our website.

Changes to This Policy

Please note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. While we expect most such changes will be minor, we will post any Policy changes on this page.

Effective: April 25, 2018.