Privacy Policy for Papayago Rescue House, Inc.

Last Updated: September 2023

Welcome to Papayago Rescue House’s website. We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website or interact with us in any way. By accessing or using our website, you consent to the practices described in this policy.

1. Information We Collect

1.1 Personal Information
We may collect personal information when you visit our website, make a donation, submit a volunteer application, or interact with us in any other way. This information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Mailing address
  • Payment information (donations, payments, fees)
  • 1.2 Non-Personal Information
  • We may also collect non-personal information, such as your browser type, device information, and website usage data through cookies and other tracking technologies. This information helps us improve our website and provide a better user experience.

2. How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

2.1 Providing Services

  • To communicate with you about our services, events, and volunteer opportunities.
  • To process payments, fees, and/or donations and provide related receipts.
  • To send you updates, newsletters, and other informational materials.

2.2 Website Improvement

  • To analyze website traffic and usage patterns.
  • To enhance and personalize your website experience.

2.3 Compliance and Legal Purposes

  • To comply with legal obligations.
  • To protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property.

3. Sharing Your Information

We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties. We may share your information under the following circumstances:

3.1 Service Providers
We may share your information with trusted third-party service providers who help us operate our website, process donations, and perform other necessary functions. These service providers are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

3.2 Legal Requirements
We may disclose your information if required to do so by law or in response to a valid legal request.

3.3 Consent
We may share your information with third parties if you provide us with explicit consent to do so but not likely, as your information is not ours to share.

4. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to collect non-personal information about your browsing behavior. You can configure your browser to reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is set. However, please note that certain features of our website may not function properly without cookies or if you use an ad block.

5. Your Choices

You have the following choices regarding your personal information:

  • You can access, update, or correct your personal information by contacting us.
  • You can opt out of receiving marketing communications from us by following the instructions in our emails.
  • You can request the deletion of your personal information, subject to legal and contractual obligations. We have a button that will do that. All the way through to the database. Poof! Gone!

6. Security

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is completely secure. If they want to get in, they can.

7. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy periodically to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. We will post the updated policy on our website with the “Last Updated” date.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or your personal information, please contact the Executive Director

Thank you for visiting Papayago Rescue House’s website and for supporting our mission to rescue and protect parrots in need. Your privacy is important to us, and we are dedicated to safeguarding your personal information. Thank you.