HSNT Privacy Policy

The Humane Society of North Texas (HSNT) is committed to your right to privacy and to keeping your personal information private. You can visit the Humane Society of North Texas web site without telling us who you are or revealing any identifying information about yourself. However, our web site includes areas in which visitors can provide personally identifying information. Please read our Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy governs the URLs http://www.HSNT.org and http://www.HSNT.net. This web site is owned and operated by the Humane Society of North Texas for the benefit of our shelter, the animals in our care, and other visitors interested in the protection and welfare of all animals. HSNT reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason.

How We Collect Information About You

Information You Voluntarily Provide

HSNT.org collects and maintains certain personal information about you when you send us an e-mail or complete any of our online forms, such as when you request information from us, make a donation, send a "happy tail", sign up for HSNT emails, or request to become a volunteer or foster parent. Such information may include your name, mailing address, e-mail address, types of pets owned by you, and various demographic data such as age, family size and Internet use.

Pictures You send us

HSNT may use any picture that is sent to us (via email or otherwise) on our website and in our shelter. Please do not send any pictures that you do not want possibly displayed on our website and in our shelter.

Other Information

HSNT.org also collects certain other information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our web site. This information includes your IP address and your domain name. HSNT.org logs these IP addresses and domain names and aggregates them for system administration and to monitor the use of our site. We use the aggregated information to measure the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on our site, the number of pages viewed, and various other site statistics. This monitoring helps us to provide a more useful and engaging online experience to HSNT.org visitors, and to improve the quality of our content.

HSNT uses cookies in order to make search results available for your searches. Cookies are not used for any other reason on this site. A cookie is a small file that is sent out by a web site, accepted by the user's browser, and is placed on the user's hard drive. You can always set your browser to warn of cookies being placed and then chose which cookies you want to accept. HSNT does not match any information gathered by cookies with personal information you may have voluntarily submitted to HSNT.

Ways Information About You Is Used

We may use the information you voluntarily provided to contact you regarding animal-related issues we feel you may be of interest, to keep you updated regarding HSNT's programs, to extend an invitation to support our various fundraising programs, to send out general emails about animals in our care or changes to our site. You may unsubscribe to HSNT emails or email newsletters at any time.

Protection of Children's Online Privacy

The HSNT understands the importance of protecting children's privacy, especially in an online environment. Protecting children's identities and information online is very important. While HSNT's web site can be used by individuals of all ages, HSNT does not knowingly solicit data from children online. No one under the age of 18 is allowed to register or subscribe on this site, nor will HSNT knowingly accept personal data from anyone under 18 on www.HSNT.org.

Outside links

From time to time, HSNT may link to other web sites not affiliated with HSNT. HSNT attempts to link only to those web sites which also respect a visitor's privacy and the goals of HSNT. However, HSNT cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party web sites. Please check with these third-party organizations or companies for their specific privacy policies. If you find inoperable links or you are concerned about any of the linked sites, please inform HSNT by contacting us at hsnt@sbcglobal.net.

Security

HSNT uses generally accepted, industry-standard security systems, software and encryption technologies to protect against unauthorized access to HSNT servers, equipment, and other components of HSNT's online presence. HSNT only accepts credit cards online via Paypal. No credit cards are processed using HSNT's website.

Unauthorized Access

Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this system, to defeat or circumvent security features, or to utilize this system for other that its intended purposes are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.

Contacting The HSNT

We work hard to ensure that your experience on our site is a positive one. If you would like to contact HSNT about correcting information we might have collected, or if you have any questions about this privacy policy, please e-mail us at hsnt@sbcglobal.net or write to us at: HSNT, 1840 East Lancaster Fort Worth, Texas 76103-2124.

Unsubscribe to HSNT emails

If you would like to unsubscribe to HSNT emails, please email us at hsnt@sbcglobal.net. You may also unsubscribe by sending your request in writing to HSNT, 1840 East Lancaster Fort Worth, Texas 76103-2124.