The Humane Society of Elkhart County Web site is not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by visitors. The site logs do generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and site visits. This information is used for internal purposes by technical support staff to provide better services to the public and may also be provided to others, but again, the statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. This Website uses non-identifying cookies to provide easier site navigation and access to forms. You can still use the site if your browser is set to reject cookies. These cookies do not generate personal data, do not read persona data from your machine and are never tied to anything that could be used to identify you.
If you choose to submit any electronic submission via this Web site, unless you otherwise consent, we will use your personal information only for the purpose for which it is submitted, such as to reply to your e-mails, handle your feedback, and process requests related to program participation, and we will use such information to provide operational notices and in program record-keeping. Physical, electronic and managerial procedures have been employed to safeguard the security and integrity of any personal information collected.
The Humane Society of Elkhart County keeps all information confidential. The Humane Society does not share, rent or sell membership or mailing list information. All staff, volunteers, agents and contractors with access to personal information adhere to the Humane Society's policy.
The Humane Society may release personal information under the following circumstances:
- Where release is required by law (for example, a subpoena) or regulation or is requested by a government agency.
- Where information indicates potential fraudulent activity or other deceptive practices that a governmental agency should be made aware of;
- To appropriate persons, if communication suggests possible harm to others.
The Humane Society of Elkhart County ensures fair and equal treatment in all its practices, to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, socioeconomic status or veteran status.