Last Updated: December 22, 2022

The website also known as (AVDAF) is to provide a place for people to learn about the Fund.

As a result of this website’s technology, and to accomplish our goal, we may receive information about our visitors and users, and how we use this information about you is outlined in our privacy policy below. respects your privacy and we request that you please read this Privacy Policy and agree before you use our website.

This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how, (“Company”) and any related companies, collect, use and share the personal information of users of the service and website including any mobile or web-based app (collectively, the “Service”). Any capitalized terms not otherwise defined in this Policy have the meaning assigned to them in our Terms of Service. We use common industry standards to safeguard the data we collect.

What We Collect

We get information about you in a range of ways. Information You Give Us. We may collect your name, email address, phone number, as well as other information you directly give us on our Service. [If you register or log in to your Account using any 3rd party authenticator login, ex. Facebook, Google, you authorize us to access certain account information, such as your public profile (consistent with their privacy settings), email address, interests, likes, gender, birthday, education history, work history, relationship interests, current city, photos, videos, personal description, friend list, and information about and photos of your Facebook friends who might be common Facebook friends with other users of the Service. [Location Information. When you use the Service, you will be asked to automatically provide us with your location information from your device. This location information will include your longitudinal and latitudinal coordinates. We may also collect cell site or GPS data. If you do not agree to this collection, you can change your privacy preferences on your device, but some functionality of the app may be disabled.]

Information We Get From Others.

We may get information about you from other sources. We may add this to the information we get from this Service.

Information Automatically Collected.

We may automatically log information about you and your device. For example, when using our Service, we may log your device’s operating system type, language, browser type (where applicable), the website you visited before browsing to our Service (where applicable), items you viewed, how long you spent on a particular item, mobile device IDs or Advertising IDs, access times, [Other] and information about your use of and actions on our Service.

Cookies. On our website, may log information using “cookies.” Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with an accelerated personal and interactive experience on our Service.

We may also use other tools like pixel trackers, for conversion tracking. This type of information is collected to make the Service more useful to you and to tailor the experience with us to meet your special interests and needs.

Use Of Personal Information

We use your personal information to:

  • Operate, maintain, and improve our sites, products, and services.
  • Respond to comments and questions and provide customer service.
  • Send information including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages.
  • Communicate about petitions, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by us and our selected partners.
  • Link or combine user information with other personal information.
  • Protect, investigate, and deter fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.
  • To administer contributions, payments, or donations made and provide payment to our intended charity or cause choice.
  • To enforce our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
  • Provide and deliver products and services customers request.

Sharing of Personal Information

We may share personal information:

  • With your consent. For example, you may let us share personal information with others for their own marketing uses. Those uses will be subject to their privacy policies.
  • When we do a business deal or negotiate a business deal, involving the sale or transfer of all or a part of our business or assets. These deals can include any merger, financing, acquisition, bankruptcy transaction, or proceeding.
  • For legal, protection, and safety purposes, including, but not limited to (i) complying with laws, (ii) responding to lawful requests and legal processes, (iii) protecting the rights and property of, our agents, customers, and others (including enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms of use), and (iv) in an emergency (this includes protecting the safety of our employees and agents, our customers, or any person).
  • We may share information with those who need it to do work for us.

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered, AVDAF may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

First and Last Name

E-mail Address

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through AVDAF’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services. These may include: (a) registering for an account; (b) entering sweepstakes or contests sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Use of your Personal Information

AVDAF collects and uses your personal information to operate and deliver the services you have requested.

AVDAF may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from AVDAF and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

AVDAF does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

AVDAF may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. AVDAF may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to AVDAF, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

AVDAF may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with the legal process served on AVDAF or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of AVDAF; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of AVDAF, or the public.

Tracking User Behavior

AVDAF may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within AVDAF, in order to determine what AVDAF services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within AVDAF to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by AVDAF. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of the AVDAF website.

Use of Cookies

The AVDAF website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize AVDAF pages, or register with AVDAF sites or services, a cookie helps AVDAF to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same AVDAF website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the AVDAF features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of AVDAF services or websites you visit.


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security of your Personal Information

AVDAF secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. AVDAF uses the following methods for this purpose:

SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Right to Deletion

Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:

  • Delete your personal information from our records; and
  • Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.

Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:

Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, and provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us;

  • Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
  • Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
  • Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;
  • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
  • Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;
  • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us;
  • Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
  • Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.

Information Collected from Children

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children without parental consent. Users under 18 must have parental consent. If we learn that we have inadvertently obtained information from a child, or done so without parental consent, we will promptly delete the information.

Third-Party Sites And Services

The Service may contain links to third-party websites, products, or services. The Service may also offer content from third parties. Information collected by third parties is governed by those third parties’ privacy policies. uses PayPal, or Stripe, both highly rated online payment service providers in the United States to process contributions, payments, or donations.

Location Of Servers

Our servers are located in the United States of America. If you are accessing the site and service from outside the United States, please be advised that through your continued use of the site or service, which is governed by U.S. law and this Privacy Policy, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer and the maintenance and processing of such information in the United States.

Information Choices and Changes

Our marketing emails tell you how to “opt out.” If you opt-out, we may still send you non-marketing emails. Non-marketing emails include emails about your accounts and our business dealings with you.

“Opt-In” marketing emails may be distributed by or

You may send requests about the personal information to our Contact Information below. You can request to change contact choices, opt-out of our sharing with others, and update your personal information.

You can typically remove and reject cookies from our Service with your browser settings. Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings. If you remove or reject our cookies, it could affect how our Service works for you.

California Residents

If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your Personal Information. To learn more about your California privacy rights, please read
California Consumer Privacy Act

Your right to know about the personal information collected or disclosed.

  • You have the right to request a personal information report which details all of the information we hold about you from the last 12 months.
  • We will confirm that we have received your request within 10 days.
  • You can contact us to request a personal information report by emailing us at fund .
  • Where possible, we will provide your personal information report to you within 45 days. If we need more time to process your request we will contact you to let you know why and ensure that you receive your report no later than a further 45 days from the first deadline.
  • Your personal information report will contain the following data:
    • Sources of information
    • The purpose for which it was collected
    • Third parties it was disclosed to
    • Purpose for disclosure

To protect your personal information we have security measures in place to ensure that no one other than you can access your personal information report.

You have the right to delegate your request for a personal information report to an agent.

If you do choose this method, we will ask you to confirm your identity and that your agent has permission to act on your behalf.

Your right to request deletion of your personal information

  • You have the right to request the deletion of all of the personal information we hold about you. We will confirm that we have received your request within 10 days.
  • You can contact us to request the deletion of your personal information by emailing us at Or by calling us at 1-800-634-3439.
  • Within 45 days of your request, we will delete all of the personal information we hold about you and send you a report detailing how we have completed your request. In some circumstances, we may need to keep data because of legal obligations. We will not use this data for any business purpose.
  • You have the right to delegate your request for the deletion of your personal information to an agent. If you do choose to use this method we will ask you to confirm your identity and that your agent has permission to act on your behalf.


We welcome your comments or questions about this privacy policy. You may contact us at our email address:

Or by calling us at 1-800-634-3439

Changes To This Privacy Policy

AVDAF reserves the right to change this privacy policy from time to time. If we make any changes, we will indicate this at the top of this page in the “Last Updated” column. Your continued use of the website and/or Services available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Legal Notices and Copyright Protection

The website including the database and content found on the website is a copyrighted subject matter owned by and is protected by the United States and international copyright law. You may not reproduce, modify, distribute, or publicly display the website, in whole or in part.

The website contains information from third-party sources. Please notify us in writing if you believe your copyright material has been used on the website in error.

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Animal Victory Disaster & Abuse Fund (AVADF) is a registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization All donations for these projects are tax-deductible as authorized by law. EIN# 88-3617975

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