Privacy Policy

Vet Treks Foundation. (“Vet Treks Foundation”) operates Veterinarytreks.org. It is Vet Treks Foundation’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Vet Treks Foundation collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Vet Treks Foundation’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Vet Treks Foundation’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Vet Treks Foundation may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Vet Treks Foundation also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments. Vet Treks Foundation only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Vet Treks Foundation’s website choose to interact with Vet Treks Foundation in ways that require Vet Treks Foundation to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Vet Treks Foundation gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Vet Treks Foundation are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Vet Treks Foundation collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Vet Treks Foundation. Vet Treks Foundation does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Vet Treks Foundation may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, Vet Treks Foundation may monitor the most popular posts on Veterinarytreks.org and may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Vet Treks Foundation does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Vet Treks Foundation discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Vet Treks Foundation’s behalf or to provide services available at Vet Treks Foundation’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Vet Treks Foundation will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Vet Treks Foundation discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Vet Treks Foundation believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Vet Treks Foundation, third parties or the public at large. Vet Treks Foundation takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Vet Treks Foundation uses cookies to help Vet Treks Foundation identify and track visitors, their usage of Vet Treks Foundation website, and their website access preferences. Vet Treks Foundation visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Vet Treks Foundation’s website, with the drawback that certain features of Vet Treks Foundation’s website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Vet Treks Foundation, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Vet Treks Foundation goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Vet Treks Foundation may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Vet Treks Foundation may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Vet Treks Foundation’s sole discretion. Vet Treks Foundation encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.