Operation Kindness


Operation Kindness respects the privacy of visitors to our web site. We strongly believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, Operation Kindness has implemented the following policy.


Most of the data and information we collect through our web site is used only to help Operation Kindness achieve its mission to help homeless animals be adopted into new forever homes. It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that our visitors knowingly provide.
From Casual Web Site Visitors and General Users. We do not collect any personal information from users browsing our web site. When you use the public areas of our web site you are doing so anonymously. We do collect aggregate use information, such as the number of hits (visits) per page. We use aggregate data for internal and marketing purposes, but we don't collect any personally identifying information.
From Our Adopters, Donors and Event Participants. If while visiting our web site you make a donation, register for an event, or submit an adoption form, you will be asked to provide certain information. In all cases this information is submitted voluntarily. In most cases, Operation Kindness asks visitors to provide their name, title, organization name, address, telephone, and e-mail. If you're making a purchase, you may be asked for credit card information in order to complete your purchase. Similar information may be submitted to Operation Kindness on a donation form or registration form.


Our adopter and donor lists are not for sale. When you visit our web site or become a donor or adopter, your name and mailing information will not be sold to a commercial organization.


Operation Kindness utilizes secure transaction methods (SSL) when collecting credit card information over the Internet. Operation Kindness does not disclose credit card account information provided by its clients.


Cookies are small bits of code that are sent to your computer when you logon to a web site that allows us to identify you when you return to the site. Operation Kindness uses cookies only to support the operations of our shopping cart. We do not use cookies to track your usage or any other personal information about you.

If you suspect that we have handled your personal information in a manner that doesn't comply with this privacy statement, please contact us by e-mailing an explanation to Lynn Handley or by calling (972) 418-7297.