Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual. Exceptions include business contact information and publicly available information such as name, address, and telephone numbers as published in telephone directories. When you apply to volunteer with us, foster or adopt a dog from us or surrender your dog to us, there is certain information that we require to serve you best. This information includes your name, home address, email address, animal history, veterinary information and other personal information such as references, etc. In order to ensure that we fulfill our mandate to place Great Danes in the most loving foster and adoptive homes possible, we may need even more information, in addition to the foregoing items.
Management of Personal Information
Personal information gathered by DSD will be treated with respect. We are responsible for all personal information in our possession. All directors, volunteers, partners and authorized service providers of DSD are required to protect the confidentiality of your personal information. We keep your personal information with us in strict confidence. DSD does not sell, rent or exchange any personal information collected from supporters, volunteers, foster families or families adopting dogs with any other organization or entity.
Use of Personal Information
We collect and use personal information only for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in light of the circumstances. These purposes include contacting any of our applicants, assessing a volunteer’s most appropriate role in DSD, assessing whether a dog and a volunteer are a good match, ensuring Great Danes being fostered or adopted are given the proper care and support and other purposes to further our mandate.
Dames Saving Danes Rescue accepts forms of sponsorship, product and services donations and other forms of compensation. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. Any product or service claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the seller, manufacturer, provider or party in question. Dames Saving Danes Rescue is not liable for any third party product or service obtained via its website.
This privacy and disclosure policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on August 25, 2015. If you have any questions, please contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.