Privacy Policy

 

INTRODUCTION

Welcome to The Rescue Team, Inc. (“Rescue Team”) website (the “Site”).  Rescue Team is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to the Site.  You (“You” or “Your” as applicable) should read and understand the following Privacy Policy (“Policy”).  This Policy is intended to provide You with information regarding Rescue Team’s collection, storage, use, and disclosure of Your information (“Information”).  This Policy applies to any and all services available on the Site and does not apply to services or products offered by other companies or individuals, including third party sites made available through this Site.  By using the Site, You consent to the collection and use of Your Information by Rescue Team as described in this Policy and the Rescue Team Terms of Use located at www.rescueteamla.org/terms-of-use, which is incorporated herein by reference and may include terms which are listed but not defined in this Policy.

Rescue Team may update this Policy in the future and Rescue Team reserves the right to revise this Policy at any time. Any such revisions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof.  Such notice may be provided by any means, including by posting a revised Policy.  Your use of the Site subsequent to such notice shall be deemed acceptance by You of such revised Policy.

INFORMATION COLLECTED

Information is collected by Rescue Team through two methods: (i) Information provided by You to the Site; or (ii) Information that is obtained from Your use of the Site.

  1. Information provided by You: The Site may offer services, such as adoption or foster services, and/or restricted access features in the future, (collectively the “Services”) which may require You to create an Account with the Rescue Team or to provide certain personal information. You may be asked to: (a) provide to Rescue Team Your first name, last name, occupation, company name, home address, age and email address; and (b) create a username and password.
  2. Information Collected from Your use of the Site: Based upon Your use of the Site, Rescue Team may automatically collect certain information, such as Your usage data, preferences, or other data relating to Your use of the Site. In particular, Rescue Team may collect the following types of information:
    1.  Your browser type, language, plug-ins, Internet domain and operating system;
    2. Your Internet Protocol (IP) address;
    3. The website(s) You visited before visiting the Site and the website(s) You visited after visiting the Site;
    4. Unique identifiers, including mobile device identification numbers, that may identify the physical location of such devices;
    5. Data collected through cookies and other tracking technologies; and
    6. Data related to Your interactions with content on the Site, such as the type of content viewed on the Site.

USE OF COLLECTED INFORMATION

The purpose of collecting Your Information is to enable Rescue Team to provide You with the best experience possible. Rescue Team will not sell, trade or rent Your Information to any third party.  Rescue Team may provide data, such as aggregate data, sales, site traffic and related Site information, to third parties; however Your Information will not be included in such data except in an aggregate manner where the use of such Information will not identify You personally.  Additionally, Rescue Team may disclose anonymized forms of Your email address to third party websites to enable Rescue Team to provide You with any Services.

In general, Rescue Team will use Your Information to: (i) analyze, operate and improve the Site and the Services offered thereon; (ii) customize the content You see when You use the Site; (iii) enforce our Terms of Use and this Policy; (iv) conduct market analysis, traffic flow analysis and related reporting to third parties; and (v) for any other purposes disclosed to You at the time we collect Your Information.

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

Rescue Team uses commercially reasonable procedures to protect the Information collected through the Site. Please understand that no security system is perfect and, as such, Rescue Team does not guarantee the security of the Site, or that Your Information won’t be intercepted while being transmitted to the Site.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

The Site is directed to persons 18 years of age or older. Accordingly, You must be 18 years of age in order to access the Site.  If You are under 18 years of age You may not access the Site without the consent of a parent or guardian.  Rescue Team does not knowingly collect, distribute or share any Information from persons under 18 years of age and Rescue Team is not under any obligation to verify that persons accessing the Site are, in fact, over 18 years of age.  If Rescue Team becomes aware that a child under 18 years of age has provided Information to Rescue Team or the Site, Rescue Team will delete such Information as soon as is possible under the circumstances.

TERMINATION

If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive or be part of any Services from Rescue Team, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications You receive from Rescue Team. If You are not receiving communications from Rescue Team as part of a Service and still wish to terminate Your Account then please submit a termination request, which includes Your username, to info@rescueteamla.com with subject “Terminate My Account.”  Rescue Team will delete Your Account and/or cease providing You with Services within 30 days of receiving Your termination request and all of Your Information will be removed and no longer available on the Site.  Please note that Rescue Team reserves the right to use Your Information in any aggregated data collection after termination, however Rescue Team will ensure that the use of such Information will not identify You personally.

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions concerning this Policy or the Site, please contact Rescue Team at info@rescueteamla.org.

Effective Date: March 6, 2017

The Rescue Team, Inc.