Humane Society of
Wayne County, New York

1475 County House Road, Lyons, NY 14489


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This page was last modified on Sunday November 18, 2012

Privacy Policy

The Humane Society of Wayne County (HSWC) is committed to your right to privacy and will keep your personal information private. You can visit The Humane Society of Wayne County web site without telling us who you are or revealing any identifying information about yourself. However, because our web site includes areas in which visitors can provide personally identifying information, we have developed this privacy policy to inform you of our policies and practices regarding information we collect about you on this site.

The Humane Society's privacy policy governs the URL http://www.hswaynepets.org. This website is owned and operated by The HSWC for the benefit of its members and other visitors interested in the protection of domestic animals in Wayne County. Our headquarters are located at 1475 County House Road, Lyons, NY 14489. The HSWC reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy policy at any time and for any reason. Any changes to this privacy policy will be preceded by a notice posted to this policy at least ten (10) days prior to the effective date of such change.

How We Collect Information About You

Information You Voluntarily Provide. HSWC collects and maintains certain personal information about you when you send us an e-mail or complete any of our forms, such as when you adopt a pet from us or make a donation. 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.

Other Information. The HSWC 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. We log these IP addresses and domain names and aggregate 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 hswaynepets.org visitors, and to improve the quality of our content.

Cookies. 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. The HSWC does not make use of cookies for any reason at this time.

We may use the information you voluntarily provided to contact you regarding animal-related issues we feel you may be interested in, to keep you updated regarding HSWC's programs, and to extend an invitation to support our various fundraising programs.

Other. From time to time, HSWC may link to other web sites not affiliated with HSWC. The HSWC attempts to link only to those web sites which also respect a visitor's privacy. However, HSWC cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party web sites. Once you leave hswaynetpets.org, you are subject to the privacy policy of the linked site. If you find inoperable links or are concerned about any of the sites that HSWC currently links to, please inform HSWC by contacting us at humane@usadatanet.net.

Security. The HSWC uses generally accepted, industry standard security systems, software and encryption technologies to protect against unauthorized access to HSWC servers, equipment and other component of HSWC's online presence.

Contacting HSWC. If you would like to contact HSWC about correcting information we might have collected, or if you have any questions about this privacy policy, please email us at humanesocietywaynecounty@verizon.net or write us at: Webmaster, The Humane Society of Wayne County, 1475 County House Road, Lyons, NY, 14489.