The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for HopeForFeathers.com:
Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line will only receive telephone contact via SMS text message, if requested, to be reminded of upcoming events they have scheduled.
If you choose to post messages in our message areas (such as e-cards), we will only display such information about you as you choose to reveal.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails, e-cards or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the site, we may collect such information into a file which is only accessed by authorized personnel. We may also collect other user's comments about you in our complaints department.
If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us e-mail at the above address, by using the unsubscribe option in user account or by using the "No Thanks" button in the footer.
The information we collect is not shared with unrelated outside third parties. However, it would be shared with a successor entity in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, sale of assets or other corporate change respecting the Website.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.
Consumers can access and update the information that we maintain about them by visiting us at www.HopeForFeathers.com and signing into their account.
With respect to Cookies:
Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to a user's computer hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies make Web-surfing easier for you by saving your preferences while you are at our site. We never save passwords or sensitive personal information in cookies. Accepting a cookie does not give anyone access to your computer or to any personal information. It is simply a small file in which we keep information that identifies you as a unique user. For example, we may use a cookie to indicate when you have already voted for a particular site to prevent multiple voting and a distortion of results.
We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.
All financial transactions are handled thru PayPal which protects your sensitive information with industry-leading security and fraud protection systems. Your financial information is not shared with us or transmitted through our web site.
Please keep in mind that whatever you publicly disclose online - for example in an e-card, or through e-mail - can be collected and used by others or unlawfully intercepted by third parties. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to protect your personal information, the Operators cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. In addition, the Operators may disclose information to law enforcement or other government officials if we determine such disclosure to be necessary or appropriate, or if we are compelled to disclose it by court order or operation of law.
Your HopeForFeathers.com membership registration account is password protected so that only you can access it and view the member information relevant to your account. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.