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The AKC Canine Health Foundation, Inc. (CHF) is committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect about you to process donations and to personalize your experience at our Web site. This privacy statement discloses the information gathering and privacy practices for our Web site.
What information does CHF collect? How do we use it?
When you donate, we need to know your name, e-mail address, mailing address, credit card number, and expiration date. This allows us to process and fulfill your donation and to notify you of your donation status.
Promotions, Online Surveys & Announcements:
If you decide to participate in an online survey, subscribe to an e-mail list, sign up for a program, enter a contest, or use one of our other website features, we may ask for your name, address, e-mail address, and other pertinent information to administer the event, tabulate survey results, and subscribe you to lists.
CHF may use "cookies" for navigation of our online registrations and for customization of information that we may present to you. A "cookie" is a small text file that does not personally identify users, although it does identify a user's computer. "Cookies" do not pose a threat to your computer and they do not contain viruses. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change this feature in your browser.
How does CHF protect donor information?
When you make a donation, we use a secure server to protect your sensitive information. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Customer information is used to process and send order(s), bill credit cards, and to contact the customer when necessary. Credit card information is not retained in our record system. Information supplied via online order forms and registration forms is used only by CHF. CHF does not sell or rent donor lists. CHF may partner with other professional organizations to provide special services to our donors. We will not release personal information about any individual visitors. CHF may disclose personal information if legally required to do so or if necessary to comply with legal process served on CHF, protect CHF's rights or property; or take emergency action to protect the personal safety of users of the CHF Web site or the public.
Links to other Sites
Visitors should be aware that when you are at CHF's Web site, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There are numerous links to other sites from CHF pages that take you outside our service. CHF is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. Always be aware of where you are at all times.
If you give CHF your contact information over this Web site, and you wish to opt out of receiving certain communications, please update your user profile. If you desire to be removed from our CHF's database, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHF accepts donations, event registrations and payment for some goods on this website. We do not offer refunds on these transactions.
Contacting the Webmaster
CHF welcomes your questions and comments about privacy. Please send an e-mail to email@example.com.
CHF Web site
CHF presents the information on this Web site as a service to our users. While the information on this site is about canine health, it is not intended to replace the advice of a veterinarian. Moreover, due to the rapidly changing nature of canine health research, veterinary science and our reliance on information provided by outside sources, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or at other sites to which we link.
CHF Products, Materials, Information
This contains information which is proprietary property of CHF. CHF has invested money, time and effort to develop this information. Such property includes but not limited to copyrights, trademarks, and information about research and technology. These are provided in the form of text, graphic, audio, video, downloads, links or other media formats (collectively hereafter known as Services and Materials). CHF retains all rights to such Services and Materials. CHF grants you no license or property rights to any such Services and Materials. All CHF Services and Materials are copyrighted.