BARC Uvalde

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Table Of Contents

  • Our Commitment To Privacy
  • The Information We Collect
  • Other Information
  • How We Use Information
  • External Links
  • Our Commitment To Data Security
  • How To Correct Your Information
  • How To Contact Us

Our Commitment To Privacy
The Humane Society of Uvalde (HSU) is committed to respecting your right to privacy and to keeping your personal information private. You can visit the HSU website without telling us who you are or revealing any identifying information about yourself. However, because our website includes areas in which visitors can provide personal identifying information, we have developed this privacy policy to inform you of our policies and practices regarding information we collect about you.

This privacy policy relates to the URL This website is operated by HSU for the benefit of its supporters and other visitors interested in helping animals. HSU reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy policy at any time and for any reason. Any changes to this privacy policy will be preceded by a notice posted to this privacy policy at least ten (10) days prior to the effective date of such change.

The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the HSU website. On the “Donation Form” page, we collect information that will be help us be sure that your donation is being used in the exact way that you intend. The types of personal information collected on this page are:

  • Name
  • Address

After you complete the donation form, you must complete the donation process by selecting a PayPal button that best fits your donation intention. Once you select one of the PayPal buttons located on our site, you are redirected to PayPal. All financial information is collected through PayPal.  See their privacy policy here.

Other Information
We also collect other information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our website. This information includes your IP address and your domain name. We log these IP addresses and domain names, and aggregate them for system administration and to monitor the use of our site. We use the aggregated information to measure the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on our site, the number of pages viewed and various other site statistics. This monitoring helps us provide a more useful and engaging online experience to our visitors and helps us to improve the quality of our web content.

The Way We Use Personal Information
The primary purpose of gathering your personal information is to ensure that your donation is used exactly as you intend. We collect donations through PayPal, a secure and trusted online payments system. Before you make your actual donation using PayPal, however, we collect information about how you would like your donation to be used. We then use the personal information that you provide on the “Donation Form” page to match your donation intention with your monetary contribution in PayPal.

We may use the information you voluntarily provided to contact you regarding animal-related issues we feel you may be interested in, to keep you updated regarding HSU programs and/or events, and to extend an invitation to you to support our programs. We may also contact you if there is a question regarding the intended use of your donation monies. Every recipient of our electronic communications can quickly and easily “opt out” of future communications by following the instructions on any electronic communication we provide.

We never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to “opt-out” or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

External Links
The website includes links to other websites not affiliated with the HSU. We attempt to link only to those websites that also respect a visitor’s privacy. However, the HSU cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party websites. Please check with these third-party organizations or companies for their specific privacy policies. If you find inoperable links or are concerned about any of the sites to which we currently link, please inform us by contacting

Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We use generally accepted, industry-standard security systems, software, and encryption technologies to protect against unauthorized access to our servers, equipment, and other components of our online presence. This includes using third-party vendors (PayPal) with industry-standard security systems to protect credit card processing information.

How You Can Correct Your Information
You can correct all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by calling us at .830.591.9229 or emailing

How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at 830.591.9229 or send us an email at


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