Privacy Policy

Pawsitivity Service Dogs is a nonprofit, charitable 501(c)(3) organization on a mission to rescue dogs and train them as service dogs for people with disabilities. Our dogs and services are subsidized for those we serve, thanks to the generosity of donors and support of volunteers. To better protect your privacy (and follow best practices for nonprofit organizations), we provide this statement explaining our online information practices.

SSL: All donation pages use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), which is a protocol which creates a secure connection between a client and the server over which to send information. SSL works by using a cryptographic system that uses two keys to encrypt data.

The specific security information in place to protect personal information collected is: 

  • How individuals may inform the charity to not share personal information:
    You can inform Pawsitivity not to share personal information by contacting us directly at mail@pawsitivityservicedogs.com.
  • How one may review and update personal information: 
    You can review and correct the information about you that Pawsitivity keeps on file by contacting us directly at mail@pawsitivityservicedogs.com.
  • List the security measures in place to protect the personal information provided by visitors: 
    To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from Pawsitivity, at all times.

The many purposes of this website include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide information and education to the general public and professionals about the organization's mission and services; Provide information to those who might have need of our services; Assist those who wish to apply for a service dog; Solicit volunteers to support the organization's programs, including puppy raisers; Solicit contributions to support our programs and services. 

Information We Collect

This notice describes our privacy policy. By visiting our site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy notice. From time to time, we may modify this policy, so please review it periodically for changes. We may collect anonymous information about users who visit our site and compile this anonymous information for statistical analysis. Our organization collects personally identifiable information only when you voluntarily provide it to us on our site, such as when you register, sign up to receive emails, make purchases or donations, or complete applications/forms. You can choose what information you give us, but you may not be able to access certain features on our site as a result. We will use your information for the purpose for which it was provided. Examples include to complete an online Gift Shop purchase, donation, volunteer or admissions application. We may also use this information to send you occasional mail or emails. If you have provided us with your information in the past and would like to be removed from our mailing list, please contact us. 

Answering Email

We use return email addresses to answer emails we receive. Such addresses are only shared with outside parties for Pawsitivity business and the outside partner is bound by our term of confidentially agreement. Postal addresses may be used, as required, to properly respond to your message and to send you Pawsitivity newsletters.

Security

We strive to keep your information secure and safeguard it from unauthorized access but no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed 100% secure, so you provide your information at your own risk.

Links

This site may include links to other websites that may be of interest to you. Links are provided only as a convenience and do not imply any endorsement of another site. Once you access another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that website.

Copyright

Much of the content included on this site, including but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Pawsitivity and protected by United States and international copyright laws.

Trademarks

Many marks indicated on our site are registered trademarks of Pawsitivity including licensors, in the United States and other countries.

Program Descriptions

We attempt to be as accurate as possible in the information provided on this site. However, we do not warrant that descriptions or other content of this site are accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free.

Terms and Conditions

This site (the "Site") is owned and operated by Pawsitivity. Please feel free to browse the Site; however, your access and use of the Site is subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with any of these Terms and Conditions, do not use the Site. Pawsitivity reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, alter or otherwise update these Terms and Conditions at any time and you agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations or updates.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability

This site is provided by Pawsitivity on an "as is" and "as available" basis. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials, products or services included on this site. You expressly agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Despite the use of security measures, we do not warrant that this site, its servers, or email sent from us are free of viruses or other harmful components. We will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages. Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.

Changes to Information

If you would like to submit changes to your contact information that was collected on this site, please email us at mail@pawsitivityservicedogs.com with the updated information.

Thank you!