Privacy Statement for Refuge Farms, Inc.
Refuge Farms, Inc. has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.
Refuge Farms, Inc. collects personally identifying information with your specific knowledge and consent. For instance, when you register to be on our mailing list, become a volunteer, make a donation, or purchase one of our gifts from the gift shop, you are asked to provide information such as your age, name, mailing address, and email address. Optional information such as your gender, telephone number, and any comments you might have (in addition to other demographic data) may also be requested. Refuge Farms, Inc. does not sell or rent our users' e-mail addresses.
We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape®, Internet Explorer®), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows '95® or Mac OS®) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online®, Earthlink®).
Your IP address
Your Internet Protocol ("IP") address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your university. Using Site Meter® and other website counters we collect aggregate information site-wide including anonymous site statistics. We also log domain names and/or IP addresses. Refuge Farms, Inc. does not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user's session on Refuge Farms, Inc. will be tracked, but the user will be anonymous. Domain names and/or IP addresses are used ONLY to gather broad demographic information. We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and administer our website.
Contact and Member Information
Our site's registration form requires users to give us contact information (like an email address). This information is used to contact the member when necessary. It is Refuge Farms, Inc. policy to respect the privacy of its users. Refuge Farms, Inc. will not monitor, edit, or disclose any personal information about you without your prior permission unless Refuge Farms, Inc. has a good faith belief the action is necessary to conform to legal requirements; protect and defend the rights or property of Refuge Farms, Inc.; or act to protect the interests of its users. Refuge Farms, Inc. does not provide user information in aggregate form to third parties, including its advertisers, for demographics.
This site contains links to other sites. Refuge Farms, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
RefugeFarms.org is not intended for use by children, especially those under age 13. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information, make purchases, use the bulletin board or register for our mailing list. Minors between the ages of 13 and 17 must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before making purchases, use the bulletin board or register for our mailing list on this site.
If your children disclose information about themselves in our public discussion areas (bulletin board), they may get unsolicited messages from other parties. Accordingly, you should tell them not to do so.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have other concerns or questions about any aspect of this policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, you can contact the webmaster
We welcome your feedback.