At Alpaca Research Foundation, we take your privacy seriously. We
use the information we collect about you on our Web site to process
your donations, respond to information requests and create a better
experience for our Web site users. Please read the following to learn
What information do we collect?
When you make a donation to Alpaca Research Foundation, we ask for
personally identifiable information, including your name, mailing
address, phone number, e-mail address, credit card number and expiration date, so we can process your donation. For certain types of gifts,
such as Veterinary Memorials and Gifts in Tribute, we also may ask
for personal information regarding persons you are honoring so that
we may inform them of the generous gift made in their name.
If you send us e-mail, we may collect and store such information.
We use the information to reply to your e-mail communication.
How do we protect customer information?
In order to locate additional supporters for Alpaca Research Foundation, we may occasionally trade names with other non-profit organizations
to lower fund-raising costs. Our friends are always given the option
to opt out if you do not wish to have your name or postal address
exchanged. To opt out, simply check the appropriate box on the form
you are using.
Alpaca Research Foundation does not use or disclose sensitive personal
information, such as race, religion or political affiliations. We also
do not use your information for future solicitations.
Alpaca Research Foundation may disclose your personal information with
your express approval or if legally required to do so by a qualified
government entity through, for example, subpoena, search warrant or
other legal process. Under these circumstances, disclosure may take
place without your consent.
We limit access to personal information about you to our employees
and agents who we believe need to use your information to provide services to you or in order to do their jobs for Alpaca Research Foundation.
We take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information
through physical, electronic and procedural safeguards.
When you fill out a donation form, your information goes through a
server using secure socket layer (SSL) software to encrypt all information you input before it is sent to us.
Cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers to your
computer hard drive. Cookies can identify a particular computer, but
not an individual user. Cookies contain a unique identifier that allows
us to match your computer with the information we store for you in
our database. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying
information, but they do enable us to enhance your experience with
us and help us track the pages our customers visit in order to determine
which are most popular.
Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies. If you choose not
to accept cookies, you may only be able to use features of our Web
site that do not involve personalization and making purchases.
What about privacy policies of Web sites linked to the Alpaca
Our Web site contains links to third-party Web sites. Once you access
site. We do not represent or guarantee that those Web site policies
conform to our own.
Information that Alpaca Research Foundationpublishes on the World
Wide Web may contain links to other sites. We make no representations
about any other web site that you may access through this site. Unless
expressly stated in writing, Alpaca Research Foundation does not endorse
any products or services offered by any company or person linked to
this site nor are we responsible for any software or the content of
any information published on the site of any other party. You should
take precautions when downloading files from sites to protect your
computer software and data from viruses and other destructive programs.
By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of information
will post those changes on this page so you are aware of what information
we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose
Alpaca Research Foundation welcomes your comments regarding this Statement
of Privacy. If you believe we have not adhered to this Statement, please
contact us by telephone, e-mail, or postal mail.