Privacy Policy for the National Icelandic Sheepdog Rescue Alliance Website

Effective Date: March 1, 2024

This Privacy Policy describes how the National Icelandic Sheepdog Rescue Alliance (hereafter referenced as NISRA) collects, uses, and discloses your personal information when you use our website ,

Information We Collect

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to improve our services to you.

  • Personal Information: We may collect certain personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) from you, such as your name, email address, phone number, mailing address, and IP address when you:
    • Donate
    • Adopt a dog
    • Volunteer
    • Sign up for our newsletter should we create one
    • Contact us through a form
  • Non-Personal Information: We may also collect non-personal information that does not directly identify you. This may include:
    • Usage data, such as browsing history, pages viewed, and time spent on the Website
    • Device information, such as your browser type, operating system, and IP address

How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including:

  • To process your donations and adoption applications
  • To provide you with information about our organization, events, and adoptable dogs
  • To send you communications
  • To improve our Website and services
  • To analyze how users interact with the Website
  • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements

Sharing Your Information

We will not share your Personal Information with third parties without your consent, except in the following limited circumstances:

  • With service providers who help us operate our website and services, such as payment processors.
  • To comply with legal or regulatory requirements
  • To protect the rights and safety of ourselves or others

Data Security

We take reasonable steps to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no website or internet transmission is completely secure.

Children’s Privacy

Our Website is not directed to children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you believe your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us.

Your Choices

You have several choices regarding your Personal Information:

  • You can opt out of receiving our newsletters and other communications by clicking the unsubscribe link in the emails you receive from us.
  • You can request to access, correct, or delete your Personal Information by contacting us.

California Residents

California residents have certain rights regarding their Personal Information under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). You have the right to:

  • Know what categories of Personal Information we collect and use.
  • Request to access, delete, or correct your Personal Information.
  • Opt-out of the sale of your Personal Information (we do not sell Personal Information).

For more information about your CCPA rights, please visit the California Attorney General’s website at

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Website.

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