VETLIFE is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information.
We will not sell or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.
This policy applies to all information received by VETLIFE, both online and offline, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.
To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.
The Information. The Information may include but is not limited to the following:
User Information. “User Information” is information that you provide to us and that includes, but is not limited to, your name, address, phone number, email address, and any other contact information.
Technical Information. “Technical Information” means information that we collect automatically from you and your computer and that includes, but is not limited to, your IP address, the referring URL, browser type, your computer’s operating system, internet service provider, geographic location, and other usage information.
Confidential Information. “Confidential Information” is personal information that you may submit as part of a donor application which includes, but is not limited to, billing information, such as your billing address and credit card number. We use secure servers to gather and process your billing information. Your billing information is not shared with any other organizations, and your credit card number is not retained once your transaction has been authorized and processed.
Protection of Information. To respect the expectation of privacy held by contributors with regard to confidential personal and financial information, VETLIFE does not share publicly certain information including, but not necessarily limited to, the following:
Biographical information on a donor unless authorized by the donor.
Information pertaining to donors or prospective donors (whether personal, financial, biographical or gift related) other than as authorized by the donor.
Lists, data, and other confidential and/or proprietary information that if publicly disclosed might jeopardize the organization’s ability to most effectively and successfully fulfill its mission.
Personnel records of VETLIFE employees or volunteers and other information that might infringe on an employee’s or volunteer’s reasonable expectation of privacy, other than information that is required to be disclosed by law.
Use of Information. We may from time to time use your Information for various purposes, including but not limited to the following:
We may use (i) User Information for purposes including, but not limited to, contacting you regarding your interest in VETLIFE, providing services you request, customizing our website and improving your experience and ours, (ii) Technical Information for purposes including, but not limited to, operating, administering and improving our sites and to customize your experience and (iii) Confidential Application Information only for the purpose of facilitating your transaction with the financial service provider.
We may share User Information and Confidential Information with financial service providers in order to process donation applications you submit.
We may share your Information in response to a valid law enforcement request or legal process, to protect our third party interests or property or as otherwise permitted or required by law.
VETLIFE provides you the opportunity to remove your information from our database and to opt out of receiving most communications from us. If you encounter any problems or questions regarding your privacy preferences or opt-out options, you may email or call or otherwise contact us using any of our contact information listed.
You also may not opt out of sharing your Information to comply with valid law enforcement requests, legal process, to protect our interests or property or those of third parties or as otherwise permitted or required by law.