Humane Society Legislative Fund of Kansas
Effective Date: March 6, 2017
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2. Information we collect
a. Personal information you voluntarily provide
HSLFKS collects and maintains certain personal information about you when you send us an email or complete any of our online forms, such as when you request information from us, make a donation, sign up to be a volunteer, or sign up to receive newsletters or emails from us. Such information may include your name, mailing address, email address, mobile number and any other information collected in the forms.
You may be asked to provide credit card information if you wish to donate to the HSLFKS. If you make a donation, we may obtain limited information about your payment card from our payment processor, such as the last four digits, the country of issuance and the expiration date.
b. Information obtained from your use of the Services
We may also collect information on how the Services are accessed and used ("Usage Data”) This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Services that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Our website platform provider, Squarespace, Inc., will also collect information about your interactions with our site. Squarespace, Inc., uses this information in an anonymous, aggregated or pseudonymized form which does not focus on you individually. Squarespace use this data to evaluate, provide, protect or improve their services.
Some of this information is collected automatically using cookies and similar technologies when you use our Services.
3. Tracking and Cookies Data
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
We also use web beacons. Web beacons track behavior such as who has opened an email and when, the IP address, the browser or email type, which links were clicked and other similar information. This allows us to measure the performance of email campaigns, see what actions subscribers took, create reports about email performance, improve the quality of our emails and segment messages for specific audiences.
4. Use of Data
We use the personal information collected for various purposes:
To communicate with you if you have elected to volunteer, receive emails, newsletters or other communications from us.
To provide and maintain our Service.
To process donations or respond to inquiries.
To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service.
To monitor the usage of our Service.
To detect, prevent and address technical issues and to ensure the security of our Services.
To enforce our Terms of Service and other legal terms and policies and comply with applicable legal requirements.
5. How we share your personal information
We share personal information in the following ways:
Affiliates. We share personal information with our affiliates when it is reasonably necessary or desirable, such as to help us provide information or services you have requested or to analyze and improve the services we or they provide.
Service providers. We share personal information with our service providers that perform services on our behalf. For example, we may use third parties to help us provide user support, send newsletters and other communications on our behalf or assist with data storage. These third parties have access to your personal information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Process donations. We transmit your personal information via an encrypted connection to our payment processor.
Following the law or protecting rights and interests. We disclose your personal information if we determine that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with the law, protect our or others’ rights, property or interests (such as enforcing our Terms of Service) or prevent fraud or abuse of HSLFKS.
6. Links to Third Party Sites.
7. How we protect your personal information
The security of your personal information is important to us, but no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is one hundred percent secure. While we use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
8. How we retain your personal information
Please note that in the course of providing the Services, we collect and maintain aggregated, anonymized or de-personalized information which we may retain indefinitely.
9. Your rights and choices
Please note that, for technical reasons, there is likely to be a delay in deleting your personal Information from our systems when you ask us to delete it.
10. Children's Privacy
Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children"). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with personal information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from Children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
12. How to contact us