ADP
The Animal Defense Partnership

Privacy Policy

June 20, 2018

The Animal Defense Partnership PRIVACY POLICY


This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we collect and how we use it.  It applies to all information ADP receives on our website, as well as any electronic, written, or verbal communications.

Acceptance of Terms

By visiting ADP and/or using our Services, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy please do not use the ADP website. 

Our Commitment to Our Donors ("Donor Privacy Policy")
We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or Personal Information (as defined below) with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. This Donor Privacy Policy applies to all information received by ADP, both online and offline, on any platform, as well as any electronic, written, or verbal communications.

The Information We Collect
ADP collects information when you visit our website or use features on the platform to donate to a charity. Some of this information is technical information automatically logged by our servers. Outlined below are the types of information, both directly from you and indirectly through the collection of information by third-party service providers that we specifically collect.

You authorize us to use, store and otherwise process any personal information that relates to and identifies you, including (but not limited to) your name and address, to the extent reasonably necessary to provide the services which are available through our website, our Partners, successors, assignees, associates, sub-contractors, or other third parties.

1.         Personal Information ("Personal Information")
For purposes of this Privacy Policy, Personal Information means any information  that identifies or could be used by or on behalf of ADP, to identify a natural or legal person. Personal Information does not include information that is encoded, aggregated, anonymized, or publicly available information that has not been combined with non-public Personal Information.

        Examples of different purposes for which we may collect Personal Information include, but are not limited to: 

     a.      Donations made directly to ADP, and to ADP made through resources. from which we collect Personal Information such as your name, billing address, and e-mail address, if you have not already provided these details. We collect information about your donation, including the amount.

     b.     On-Line donations made through ADP using MoonClerk, from which we collect Personal Information such as your name, billing address, and e-mail address, if you have not already provided these details. The MoonClerk privacy policy can be reviewed here.  We collect information about your donation, including the amount. We also collect (but do not retain) credit card numbers which are processed by a third-party payment vendor. By using a third-party vendor, your information is subject to use based on the vendor’s terms of service and policies.  ADP encourages you to review these policies carefully.

     c.      Job applications.

     d.     Voluntary submissions to ADP requesting information about our products and services, signing up to receive information from us, or sending us an e-mail

     e.     E-mail subscriptions. ADP may also compile a subscription list to which you voluntarily submit your name, mailing address, and/or email address. The purpose of such a subscription list would be to send you periodic updates to subscribers on matters of interest, provided you will have the ability to opt out of further communications in accordance with procedures described in each such update.

2.           Non-Personal/Other Information
In addition to the Personal Information, we and our Partners may collect additional information that does not personally identify you (“Other Information”). Other Information may include information collected:

     a.     From Your Activity.  Information that we or our Partners may automatically collect when you visit, access, and/or use the Platform, including, but not limited to your IP address, Internet service provider, browser type and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, which sections of the ADP or Partner website you visit, number of links you click while on the Platform, search terms, operating system, general geographic location, and technical information about your mobile device.         

     b.     Do Not Track (“DNT”).  ADP assumes no responsibility for responding to “Do Not Track” web browser signals. Consult external website polices regarding their responses to DNT signals.

     c.     Google Analytics.  ADP uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The Other Information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.  Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.  Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.

     d.      MoonClerk,   MoonClerk is a payment processing service that allows us to accept donations from our generous donors. You can read the MoonClerk Privacy Agreement here.

     e.     Search Engines and Other Sites.  Search engines and other sites not affiliated with ADP, such as archive.org or google.com, may crawl the Site and make available to the public publicly-available content and postings from the site. The Site may also contain links to other websites. ADP is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. ADP encourages its visitors and users to be aware of such search engines and other sites when they leave the Site and to read the privacy statement of each website they visit.

How We Use and Share the Information     
We use Personal Information and Other Information to provide you Services, process your donations, solicit your feedback, inform you about our products and services, personalize communications and fundraising appeals that we believe will be of interest to you, and to improve our Services to you.     

We may also use and/or share Personal Information, Other Information, and User Content as described below:  

· .    a.     We may from time to time share ADP Users’ (“Charity Representative User” is the charity’s designated official representative to manage its ADP profile, ) Personal Information and Other Information with other companies who may provide such users information about the products and services they offer. However, to the extent required by law, such users will be given the opportunity to opt-out of such sharing by contacting us as described in the “How to Contact Us” section below. 

· .    b.     We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include providing technical assistance and customer service. These other companies will have access to Personal Information and Other Information only as necessary to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by law. 

     c.      In an ongoing effort to better understand visitors to our site and our products and services, we may analyze Other Information in aggregate form in order to operate, maintain, manage, and improve our products and services. This aggregate information does not identify individuals personally. We may share this aggregate data with our affiliates, agents, and business partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our products and services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.

     d.     We may use charity logos, marks, mission statements, or other identifiers provided by a Registered User when updating a Charity Profile on the ADP Website to continue the normal course of ADP business.

     e.     To the extent permitted by law, we may also disclose the Personal Information and the Other Information: (i) when required by law, court order, or other government or law enforcement authority or regulatory agency; or (ii) whenever we believe that disclosing such information is necessary or advisable, for example, to protect the rights, property, or safety of ADP or others.    

Accessing and Modifying Information and Communication Preferences
Upon request, ADP will grant individuals reasonable access to Personal Information that we and our agents hold about them. For example, visitors to the Platform who have provided Personal Information to us may review and/or make changes to the same by contacting ADP. In addition, individuals may manage their receipt of marketing communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any ADP marketing e-mail or by following the instructions found on the Platform. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to process such requests in a timely manner. You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our subscription databases. 

How We Protect the Information
We take commercially reasonable steps to protect Personal Information and Other Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information that you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Platform may not be secure, and you should, therefore, take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail

Important Notices to Non-U.S. Residents
Our Platform and our servers are operated in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any Personal Information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using the Platform and by providing us Personal Information in any manner, you consent to this transfer and our use of the information and data provided by you in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

Links to External Websites
ADP’s website or any externally-facing communications from ADP (from any Platform, online or offline, verbal, written, or electronic) may contain links to third-party websites. ADP has no control over the privacy practices or the content of those websites and is therefore not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of those third-party websites. You should check the applicable third-party privacy policy and terms of use when visiting any other websites.

Children
We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 through the Services. If you are under 13, please do not give us any Personal Information. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provide Personal Information through the Services without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to us, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

California Residents
Except with respect to ADP Users as discussed above, it is ADP’s policy not to disclose any personal information we collect to third parties for direct marketing purposes under any circumstances. However, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 requires that all California residents be afforded the option to exercise your choice of whether your personal information may be shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes or not, as well as to receive information specified in the statute if your personal information is disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes. Accordingly, if you are a California resident and you wish to inform ADP whether you permit or refuse the sharing of your personal information with third parties for direct marketing purposes, or if you wish to request certain information if your personal information were to be disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes, please contact us as described in the “How to Contact Us” section below.

Changes to This Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date stated at the top of this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Please be aware that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, our use of the Personal Information and Other Information is governed by the Privacy Policy in effect at the time we collect the information. Please refer back to this Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us as described below. We will investigate your question, respond to your inquiry, and attempt to resolve any concerns regarding your privacy question. 

·       e-mail at info@animaldefensepartnership.org with “PRIVACY POLICY” in the subject line; or

·       Postal mail to: The Animal Defense Partnership, 3 West Main Street, Suite 201E, Irvington, NY 10533

Our intent is to promptly reply to every message we receive. This information is used to respond directly to your questions or comments. We also may file your comments to improve our services in the future.