Online Privacy Standards. While there are no official standards governing privacy practices on the Internet, AnimalRights.org follows the principles supported by the Federal Trade Commission’s Fair Information Practices Principles, currently available at http://www.ftc.gov/reports/privacy3/fairinfo.htm
What This Policy Covers. This policy covers AnimalRights.org’s treatment of personally identifiable information that we obtain when you visit our website at AnimalRights.org. AnimalRights.org regards personally identifiable information as information that someone can use to identify or contact you in person.
1. Information You Provide
2. Information We Do Not Collect
3. Information We Track
Log Files. Similar to many websites, AnimalRights.org gathers certain anonymous, non-personal information automatically and store it in web server log files. This information includes Internet protocol addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), site entry/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp and clickstream data. AnimalRights.org uses this information to improve our site, analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements around the site and gather aggregate information about our user base as a whole. Aggregate information is data AnimalRights.org collects about a group or category of services or users from which individual member identities have been removed, and therefore does not include your personally identifiable information.
How Information Is Used
Promotional Announcements. In order to improve the experience for our users, AnimalRights.org may offer you the ability to sign up for optional email communications, such as updates from AnimalRights.org, periodic newsletters or invitations to events. These communications are enhancements to the AnimalRights.org service and are entirely optional. AnimalRights.org will ask for your consent before sending you promotional communications and will make it easy for you to unsubscribe from these communications. On the AnimalRights.org Website.
Identification Of Authors. The AnimalRights.org website may offer opportunities for users to comment on content found on the AnimalRights.org website, engage in dialogue, share information and may allow you to submit original content. This means that to some extent, AnimalRights.org depends on the contributions and actions of our users to improve the quality of the site experience. When you make a contribution to the site (such as posting a comment), you will be identified by whatever social network or social sharing profile you provide, if using a feature offered by a third party website, or you can elect to remain anonymous.Site Statistics. As noted above, AnimalRights.org may use information collected from our web log files to calculate and publish anonymous, non-personal, aggregate statistics that we believe our users are interested in viewing. For example, AnimalRights.org may track and publish the total number of users who have viewed a particular web page. AnimalRights.org may publish this data in aggregate form only and will not tie it to any personally identifiable information.For Internal Reporting And Analysis.As noted above, we use information gathered from log files and cookies to improve our site, analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements around the site and to gather aggregate information about our user base as a whole. We do not tie this data to personally identifiable information.
How Information Is Shared And Disclosed
How Information Is Kept Secure
Network Security. AnimalRights.org has implemented a variety of commercially standard encryption and security technologies and procedures to protect information, including your personal information, stored in our computer systems from unauthorized access. Please be aware that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, thus AnimalRights.org strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, but AnimalRights.org cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Management Procedures. AnimalRights.org also maintains standard physical and electronic procedural safeguards that limit access to your personally identifiable information to our employees (or people working on our behalf and under confidentiality agreements) who, through the course of standard business activities, need to access your personally identifiable information.
Your Personal Choices
Sharing Information With Other Members. You are able to control what personal information about you is shared with other users and what information you choose to keep private in your use of the site.Receiving Communications. If you subscribe to any optional promotional communications, you will be able to unsubscribe from them through the emails we send you.
Special Notice To International Users