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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the Otter Cares Foundation. This website, ottercares.org (the “Website”) is operated by the Otter Cares Foundation (“OtterCares”). The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you when you visit our Website how we use your personal information and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to review and correct, such information.

We value your privacy, and we make this policy easily accessible throughout our site to assist you in understanding the way information is handled in the course of using this site. We are committed to making your online experience easy and safe. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we want you to fully understand our policies surrounding the attainment and use of that information.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

If you elect to be contacted by us, we will collect personal information, including your name, phone number, e-mail address, and the organization you are inquiring on behalf of. We may also ask you for personal information if you call us or email us directly or sign-up for our newsletters. Your personal information enables us to provide you with the information you have requested and contact you for the purposes for which you submitted your personal information.

With your consent, we may also collect and share pictures, videos, and stories about you, on this Website as such content relates to OtterCares. If you no longer wish for this content to be posted on our Website, please email privacy@ottercares.org or contact us at the address/phone number indicated in the contact information below.

We provide visitors to our Website the opportunity to receive communications from us. These communications may include a periodic newsletter, upcoming grant opportunities, Project Heart notifications, and any other information that we feel may be pertinent to the visitor. You may opt out of receiving any non-product related communications by emailing us at privacy@ottercares.org by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in any email we send to you, or by replying to any email we send you and entering the word UNSUBSCRIBE in the subject line.

Tracking Technologies  

This Website utilizes industry standard analytics packages that gather limited information on visitors to our website automatically, and stores this anonymous information in server log files. This information may include IP addresses, browser type, referring pages, operating system used and date/time stamps. This information does not identify individual users; it is used only for site administration, as well as for analysis of website usage and trends.

Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by OtterCares and its analytics or service providers (e.g. marketing partners, analytics providers, or payment processors). These technologies are used in analyzing trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site. We use Google Analytics demographic and interest reports to gather demographic and interest information about customers. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual or aggregated basis. If you want to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics, you can opt-out by clicking here.

Some visitors may not know that cookies are being placed on their computers when they visit websites. If you want to know when this happens, or to prevent it from happening, you can set your browser to advise you when a website attempts to place a cookie on your computer. We use cookies for our shopping cart, to remember users’ settings, to enable us to track and target the interests of our users so as to enhance the overall experience of using our site, and for authentication purposes. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited.

Our web site includes social media features, such as the Facebook Like button. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Sharing of Your Information

We share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this Privacy Policy.  We do not sell your personal information to third parties. We may provide your personal information to our affiliates and companies that provide services to help us with our business activities, such as marketing or administering our grants. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us. We will not share your personal information with any other third party organizations except with your express consent.

We share your personal information with our partners and with third-party independent contractors for purposes of tracking information generated through the Website. Our partners and third-party independent contractors are obligated contractually not to use your personal information other than to provide services we require of them or share your personal information for unauthorized purposes. For instance, we share cookie information with Google Analytics for the purpose of tracking statistical, demographic, and interest information for the Website.

OtterCares may disclose your personal information to comply with a court order, subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process; to comply with legal, regulatory, or administrative requirements of any governmental authorities; to protect and defend OtterCares, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees, attorneys, agents, contractors, and partners, in connection with any legal action, claim, or dispute; to enforce the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website; to prevent imminent physical harm; and in the event that we find that your actions on the Website violate any laws, our Terms and Conditions of Use, or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services.

We reserve the right to transfer your personal information to a third party in the event of a transfer of all or substantially all of OtterCares’s assets, provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this Privacy Policy. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

Access to Personal Information

If your personal information changes, or if you no longer wish us to possess your information, you may request a correction, update, or deletion of your information by emailing us at privacy@ottercares.org. You also may make your request by phone or postal mail at the address/phone number indicated in the contact information below. We will respond to your request to access personal information within 30 days.

We will retain your information for as long as needed to provide services.  We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Security

We follow accepted industry standards to protect any personal information you have provided to us. However, please be aware that no method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure. Therefore – as is the case with any organization – we are not in a position to guarantee the absolute security of your information.

Third-Party Hosting

OtterCares contracts with a third party to maintain and host the Website. Therefore, any information you submit, including personal information, will be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by this third-party host. The third party has agreed to implement technology and security features and strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of your personal information from unauthorized access or improper use.

Links to Other Materials

The Website contains links to other sites. These links are an accommodation to the respective third-party site owners and for your convenience. Sites linked to and from the Website are not necessarily under the control of OtterCares, and OtterCares shall have no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the content or privacy practices of any linked sites, or any link or linking program at any time. You should read and understand OtterCares’ policies with respect to such third-party links, as stated in the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website.

Changes to This Policy

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by OtterCares. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email or by means of a notice on this Website or by an email to your address on file prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Contact Details

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, or if you wish to contact us by postal mail, our contact information is as follows:

OtterCares Foundation
ATTN: Privacy

401 W. Oak Street

Fort Collins, CO 80521

Email: privacy@ottercares.org

 

This Privacy Policy was last updated on September, 26 2017.