privacy policy


Online Privacy Policy - Effective November 22, 2012. Updated 3.26.2016.

At Pet Adoption Fund (PAF) we respect and are committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website (  PAF does not automatically capture your email address, nor does it employ the use of electronic cookies to recognize your computer.  PAF may collect information if provided to us voluntarily and knowingly, such as an email communication from a visitor to our site, or receipt of donations.  We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. 

Online Donors:

When you make a donation to PAF on our site, PAF does not store nor has access to your credit card information.  All of our online donations are securely transmitted through PayPal( and no financial information is ever shared with us. What PAF will receive is a notification of your donation, including your name, your billing address, and your email address.  Your information will be used by PAF for mailing an acknowledgment receipt of your donation, and for future organizational marketing and promotional purposes.  You may “opt-out” of our promotional mailing list at any time.  See section “Unsubscribe-Opt Out.”

E-Newsletters and Promotional Materials:

If you subscribe to our e-newsletter, you implicitly “opt-in” to receiving promotional materials such as but not limited to videos and stories of our featured pets, organization updates, and  fundraising appeals. Upon receipt of electronic marketing or other promotional materials, you will have the ability to “unsubscribe” or to “opt-out” of receiving any future electronic marketing notifications from us.  See section “Unsubscribe-Opt Out.”

Unsubscribe-Opt Out:

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may choose to be removed from our mailing list at any time.  You may ask to be removed by following the “opt out” or the “unsubscribe” instructions contained in the electronic communications, or by sending us an email to

Third Party Links:
Our website may contain links to third party websites.  PAF has no control or authority over third party privacy standards, and assumes no responsibility or liability for their actions.

The Law
PAF reserves the right to disclose your information if required by law or for judicial proceedings, and/or when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and our property.

The above posted Privacy Policy is effective Nov. 22, 2012 - updated on 3.26.2016.

By using our site, you consent to our Privacy Policy; and we reserve the right to modify the above posted statements at any time.

Any questions regarding our online Privacy Policy, please email

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