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Privacy Policy

The Women’s Humane Society respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”). 

The Privacy Policy is designed to provide you with information about how we collect, store and use non-personally identifiable and personally identifiable information obtained through our website. By visiting our website, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. The Women’s Humane Society reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting such change here.  Your continued use of the website after such change is made constitutes acceptance of and agreement to be bound by the terms of the Privacy Policy as modified.

This Privacy Policy applies to all our websites, including but not limited to  (the “Women's Humane Society Websites”). The Women’s Humane Society is not responsible for the privacy policy or content of any third-party website linked to our website. Please check with these third-party organizations or companies for their specific privacy policies.



What information does The Women’s Humane Society collect?

The Women’s Humane Society collects and maintains certain personal information about you when you send us an e-mail or complete any of our online forms, such as when you request information from us, make a donation, subscribe to one of our online newsletters, sign up for mobile texts, or forward a web page, electronic postcard, or electronic newsletter.  Such information may include your name, mailing address, and e-mail address; it may also include a landline or mobile phone number, the e-mail addresses of those to whom you forward Women's Humane Society electronic content, and any other information collected in the forms. You may be asked to provide credit card information to contribute to The Women’s Humane Society, purchase certain information, education programs or materials from The Women’s Humane Society.

Other Information

The Women’s Humane Society Websites also collect certain other information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our website. This information may include your IP address and your domain name.

How is the information used?

The Women’s Humane Society respects your privacy and has instituted policies intended to ensure that your personal information is handled in a safe and responsible manner.

The Women’s Humane Society may disclose your personal information when: (i) the person submitting the information authorizes us to do so; (ii) sharing the information is a necessary operation of the website (i.e. to process credit card information); or (iii) we are required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Women’s Humane Society or the website, (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Women’s Humane Society , the website or the visitors to the website, and/or (c) prevent or mitigate harm or potential harm or damage of any type to visitors to the website or the public. Occasionally, The Women’s Humane Society may contact visitors who have provided their personally identifiable information through the website to, among other things, donate, sign up for advocacy alerts, or take advocacy actions. The Women’s Humane Society may also contact visitors to conduct surveys seeking feedback about their experience on the website. These surveys are used for quality assurance purposes to improve our level of customer service. The data collected may also be shared with third parties on an aggregated basis. The Women’s Humane Society also logs non-personally identifiable information, such as IP addresses and domain names, and aggregates them for system administration and to monitor the use of our site. We use the aggregated information to measure the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on our site, the number of pages viewed, and various other site statistics. This monitoring helps us to provide a more useful and engaging online experience to visitors to The Women’s Humane Society Websites, and helps us to improve the quality of our content.

Does The Women’s Humane Society use cookies?

The Women’s Humane Society may store some information on your computer in the form of a "cookie" (i.e. a small piece of text that stores information on your browser in your computer’s hard drive) or similar file. We do this to collect information about your activities on the website, make it possible to deliver to you content that is specific to your interests, and/or to prevent you from re-entering all your registration data at each connection. We also use conversion tracking cookies as part of our ad campaigns in order to analyze trends, gather broad demographic information, and monitor site traffic patterns that can help us further develop and improve the design and functionality of our site. The cookies shall only be used to obtain non-personal information to improve your online experience. No other information is stored in these cookies. You can always set your browser to warn of cookies being placed, and then choose which cookies you want to accept.

Does The Women’s Humane Society collect information from children?

Protecting the privacy of children is especially important to us. For that reason, we do not knowingly collect information provided by users under the age of 18, nor do we solicit information from users under the age of 18. The Women’s Humane Society is committed to safeguarding our users online privacy and recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of personal information, particularly that of children.  The Women’s Humane Society takes all required steps to protect the privacy and safety of children in accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA").

Do I have control over how my information is used?

You may opt-out of receiving communications from The Women’s Humane Society by unsubscribing to a communication at any time. The Women’s Humane Society assumes no responsibility for the data collection and use practices of third parties that process online credit card transactions. You may request a record of your information by contacting The Women’s Humane Society at


The Women’s Humane Society reserves the right to amend this policy at any time.

How can I get more information about the Privacy Policy?

If you have questions or concerns about the Privacy Policy, you can contact The Women’s Humane Society at