Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy2019-04-22T22:53:01+00:00

Welcome to Gigi’s Shelter for Dogs website. We are committed to respecting your right to privacy and protecting your personal information.

This privacy policy relates to the URL https://gigis.org, which is operated by Gigi’s Shelter for Dogs (Gigi’s) for the benefit of those interested in supporting shelter dogs and the people who love them. Gigi’s utilizes several online services, including but not limited to, various communication tools, social networking features, third-party services, and other content and applications accessed via the Internet, mobile, or other device. This collectively is referred to as the website.

You can visit Gigi’s website without sharing who you are or any identifying information. However, because the website does include areas in which visitors can provide personal information, we have developed this privacy policy to inform you of our policies and practices regarding information we collect.

Information Collection and Usage

Gigi’s collects and stores 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 or subscribe to our online communications. Such information may include your name, email address, phone number and/or mailing address. If you are making an online donation through the website, you may be asked to provide credit card information.

Gigi’s will use the information you voluntarily provide us to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us and deliver services to you. As such we may share this information with third-party applications and service providers. We will never sell or rent this information.

Gigi’s may use the information you provide us to contact you regarding various dog sheltering and adoption topics, keep you updated about our program, extend opportunities for you to support our work, and seek your feedback in order to provide you with enhanced service. If at any time you wish to no longer receive electronic communications from us, you can use the unsubscribe function found within those emails to quickly “opt out” of future emails. You also may contact us at info@gigishelterfordogs.org to modify your receipt of those communications.

We may also collect non-personally identifiable information when you visit our website, including potentially your IP address, browser type, and other software and hardware information. We use this information to monitor the use of our website and measure various website analytics. This information helps us provide a better online experience for our visitors.

Like many websites, we may also use cookies and other tracking technologies. A cookie is a small file that is sent out by a web site, accepted by the user’s browser, and placed on the user’s hard drive. If you have concerns regarding cookies, you can set your browser to warn of cookies being placed, and then choose which cookies you want to accept. Gigi’s does not match any information gathered by cookies with personal information you may have provided to us.

If you would like to access or correct information that you provided, please contact us at info@gigishelterfordogs.org.  We will respond to your request within thirty (30) days.

Other Websites

Our website may include links to other websites not affiliated with Gigi’s. We strive to link only to those websites that also respect a visitor’s privacy, however Gigi’s cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party websites. Please check with these organizations for their specific privacy policies. If you find broken links or have concerns about any sites to which Gigi’s currently links, contact us at info@gigishelterfordogs.org

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Gigi’s reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy policy at any time and for any reason. If we make significant changes to this privacy policy, we will notify you using the email address you have provided us. Any changes to this privacy policy also will be preceded by a notice posted to this privacy policy at least ten (10) days prior to the effective date of such change.

Security

We are committed to keeping your personal information private, and any personal information you provide is protected both online and offline. We use industry-standard security systems and software to protect against unauthorized access to our servers, collected information, and other components of our online presence. This includes using third-party vendors with industry-standard security systems to protect credit card processing information. As always, we encourage you to protect your computer and personal information by staying safe online and being aware of online security, phishing, malware, password safety, and other practices for safety online.

Contact Us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@gigishelterfordogs.org.