Privacy Policy

At the Doris Day Animal Foundation, we respect and protect the privacy of our supporters and those who use our website. The following Privacy Statement provides details about how your personal information is collected and used. This privacy statement applies to the Doris Day Animal Foundation website and services that are located in, our in-person events, and other offline donor activities, and is not limited to or its related domains.

Information Collection and Use
The Doris Day Animal Foundation is the sole owner of information collected on this site, at our in-person events, or via donations through PayPal or the United States Postal Service (USPS). We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. DDAF collects information from our donors through USPS correspondence, and from site visitors at several different points on our website.

Our websites offers several opportunities for visitors to register for informational mailings. These registration forms are linked to DDAF email lists and require users to give contact information (such as name and email address). Correspondence from our supporters may include name, physical address, email address and/or phone number. We collect and use this contact information to send our supporters information about DDAF fundraising events, news updates and new initiatives. Supporters may opt-out of receiving future mailings at any time.

Sharing and Usage
We will never share, sell, or rent your personal information with third parties for their promotional use. Occasionally, we enter into contracts with third parties so that they can assist us in servicing you (for example, providing customer service). The contracts prohibit them from using any of your personal information for their own purposes, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information we provide to them. We may disclose or report personal information in limited circumstances where we believe in good faith that disclosure is required under the law. For example, we may be required to disclose personal information to cooperate with regulators or law enforcement authorities, to comply with a legal process such as court order, subpoena, search warrant, or law enforcement request.

Use of Web Technologies
We use a variety of technologies on our site. Among these are cookies; a piece of information that our websites provide to your browser when you visit our sites. Cookies allow us to verify the login status of customers using services linked directly with our website, track point of entry to point of registration for those users participating in our email signup programs, and to track and measure the success of a particular email blast. Cookies also allow us to track overall site usage and determine areas users prefer, enabling us to make your visit to our website easier by recognizing you when you return and helping to provide you with a customized experience. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. If you choose to disable cookies, you may still use our site; however, you may have limited access to some areas within our websites.

We also keep track of activity on our website via log files stored on our web servers. We collect information such as IP address, browser type and version, and pages you view. We also keep track of how you got to our site and any links you click on to leave our site. Once you leave our site, we do not track you. We use your website activity to assist us in offering you a personalized Web experience, assist you with technical support, diagnose problems with our server, administer our websites and to tailor our informational offerings to you.

We take every precaution to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information -- whether gathered thorugh our websites, via USPS correspondence, via PayPal or at in-person events -- by using industry-recognized security safeguards such as firewalls, coupled with carefully developed security procedures to protect your information from loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration. Supporter data collected at in-person events or via donations made through USPS are secured via document-level password-protection and will not be mailed "in the clear" via email. When we ask for sensitive information, such as credit card numbers, we protect it through the use of encryption during transmission, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

The Doris Day Animal Foundation takes care to reinforce the importance of our website visitors' and offline donors' security and privacy among our employees. Our employees are trained and required to safeguard your information and, using physical, electronic and procedural safeguards, we restrict access to personal information to those employees and agents for business purposes only.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on the Doris Day Animal Foundation Website, so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.