Privacy Policy

NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy, Inc. we are committed to protecting the privacy of the users of our site and the security of the information they provide to us.

The only “personal information” (i.e. information that identifies an individual, such as a user’s full name or email address) that NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy, Inc.  will collect, through site about our users is information that is voluntarily submitted by a user or received by NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy, Inc.  in connection with our online donations,  adoption, foster and volunteer application pages.

NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy, Inc. shall not disclose your personal information to any third party without your consent. NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy, Inc. may offer additional services, contests, forums, bulletin boards, or other similar promotions on our website. In connection with these offerings, NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy, Inc. may request that you provide personal and other information.

We will identify what personal information is required to provide you with the service or promotion and how that information will be used. By participating in such offerings, you consent to the identified uses of your personal and other information. Such information will not otherwise be disclosed without your consent.

NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy, Inc. may post photos of events, adoptions, etc.  NorthStar WI will not publically identify an individual unless specific consent is provided.  For example, we will post Happy Ending photos of adopted dogs on our website and social media, however, will not provide adopter names or location.

NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy, Inc. has no control over the privacy standards of any third party sites you may link to from our website (there are three: Petfinder, Facebook, and Paypal)  and assumes no responsibility or liability for the privacy and data collection policies or actions of any linked sites. NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy, Inc. recommends you review the policies of third-party sites before providing personal information to any third party sites.

Our website may employ “cookie” technology to collect non-personal information from our users. Cookies are used to help our site provide content tailored to a user’s specific interests. We employ WordPress as our website framework.  WordPress gathers such information is used in the aggregate to help us understand how visitors make use of our site and the services and other resources we provide. While most browsers are set to receive cookies, you can alter your browser setting to refuse cookies or provide an alert when cookies are being sent.

Our website employs an “opt-out” methodology. When you register on our website you implicitly “opt-in” to receiving e-mail, marketing and/or promotional materials from our site. This methodology provides that users will have the opportunity to receive at least one (1) e-mail, marketing, and/or other promotional pieces from our site. Upon receipt of any e-mail, marketing, or other promotional material, you will have the ability to “unsubscribe” or to “opt-out” of receiving future electronic notifications. This status flag will be stored as part of your permanent database record.

NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy, Inc. does not desire or intend to collect any personal information of children on our website or on any of our affiliated private label websites. We ask that children under the age of 13 do not submit any personal information to us. If you are under the age of 13, you can access the offerings on the website or our affiliated private label websites requiring the input of information only in conjunction with your parents or guardians.

Any individual information voluntarily supplied by you that we have within our database will be available to you upon written request and proof of identification to NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy, Inc. 5337 Comanche Way, Madison, WI  53704.  NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy will correct any errors in your personal information upon your request.

Your acceptance of NorthStar WI Dog Rescue & Advocacy’s Privacy Policy for the website is signified by your use of our website. Your continued use of web following the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you accept those changes.