You are a valued part of Animal Rescue Corps and your right to privacy is something we value. Animal Rescue Corps collects certain types of information in order to better engage compassionate supporters and members of the general public in our work to protect animals. We’re grateful for your trust and support for our shared mission to end animal suffering through direct and compassionate action and to inspire the highest ethical standards of humanity towards animals. Thank you!

Animal Rescue Corps Privacy Policy

Last modified: November 19, 2020

Animal Rescue Corps, Inc (“Animal Rescue Corps,” “ARC,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes the type of information we collect about you when you visit or use our website, including our webstore (collectively, the “Service”), and how we protect, share, and otherwise use your information.

Information We Collect From You and How We Collect It 

Depending on how you use the Service and its features, we or third parties working on our behalf may collect information about you. The type of information we collect from or about you may include: name, email address, address, and any other information you choose to provide to us.

We may collect this information when you use the Service, such as when you:

  • Contact us through the website or via email;

  • Participate in an event;

  • Make a donation;

  • Volunteer;

  • Visit our webstore and make a purchase.

We will retain your information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed.

How We Use and Share Your Information

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

  • To provide you with information you requested;

  • To sign you up for our newsletters or other online and offline mailings;

  • To communicate with you or respond to your correspondence;

  • To process your requests, such as to process donations and webstore purchases;

  • To consider you for employment or for other employment-related purposes;

  • To serve our legitimate organizational purposes and comply with our legal obligations;

  • To detect, investigate, and prevent activities that may violate our policies or be illegal; and

  • To improve our Service in order to better serve you.

We may share your information with subcontractors, vendors, and/or other third-parties that carry out certain services on our behalf, including purposes listed above. In certain circumstances, we may aggregate and/or de-identify information collected through the Service and use or share that aggregated/or de-identified information for additional purposes.

Animal Rescue Corps is based in the United States, and the Service and this website are designed for users in, and operated by us from, the United States. If you reside outside the United States and use our Service or otherwise provide information to us, you consent that your personal information will be transferred to and processed in the United States, which may not provide a level of protection for personal information deemed adequate by your home country.

Legal Bases for Processing of Your Information

The legal bases for processing your information as set out in this Privacy Policy are as follows:

  • Where use of your information is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of others (for example, to operate our organization, provide security for the Service);

  • Where use of your information is necessary for compliance with a contract or legal obligation to which we are subject; or

  • Where you have consented to your information being processed in this way.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

As you navigate through and interact with the Service, we may use “cookies,” pixels, or other technologies to assist us in collecting certain information. Cookies are small text files that a website or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your browser (if your browser allows it) that enables our websites’ or service providers’ systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. A pixel is an analytics tool that consists of a piece of code embedded in the website that allows us to better understand actions taken through the website.

When you use the Service, cookies and similar technologies may collect:

  • Details of your visits to the Service, including data about the features that you access and use; and

  • Information about the computer or device and internet connection used to access the Service, such as your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

These technologies do not collect information that can directly identify you, but we may link the information we collect through these cookies to personal information about you from other sources, including information you provide to us.

We may use the information gathered by cookies and similar technologies to:

  • Help us remember and understand your preferences based on your previous or current site activity to make the Service more easily navigable and more useful for you; and

  • Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to improve the Service.

How to Refuse the Use of Cookies

Most browsers include tools to help you manage cookies. For example, you should be able to choose to have your browser warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off (i.e., refuse to accept) all cookies. Each browser is different, however, so please consult your browser’s “Help” menu to learn the correct way to modify how your browser handles cookies. You can find more information about cookies and how to disable cookies at

Keep in mind that we need certain information in order to provide the Service to you. If you disable cookies, you may no longer be able to use or access some features of the Service.

Do Not Track and Third-Party Links 

Some web browsers may give you the option to request that a website operator not track your information across its website or other websites using the browsers’ “Do Not Track” settings. While we may not currently honor such browser requests, we will only use your information in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.

The Service may include links to third-party websites and services that are not owned or controlled by us, such as social media sites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. If you choose to use these third-party websites or services, the collection, use, and disclosure of your information will be subject to the privacy policies of these websites and services. When information is shared with us by these third-party websites, we treat this information consistent with this Privacy Policy.

How We Protect Your Information

We use reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification or unlawful destruction or accidental loss of personal information.

Although we exercise reasonable care in providing secure transmission of information and storage of the information you provide us through the Service, no method of transmission over the Internet, and no means of electronic or physical storage, is absolutely secure. Accordingly, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.

Children’s Privacy 

The Service is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information through the Service or on or through any of its features. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will promptly delete that information. We do not knowingly process the data of EU residents under the age of 16. If we become aware we are processing the data of an EU resident under the age of 16 without parental consent, we will take reasonable steps to delete it as soon as possible. If you believe we might have personal information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at

California Privacy Rights

California law gives residents of California the right under certain circumstances to request information from us regarding the manner in which we share certain categories of personal information (as defined by applicable California law) with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. However, we do not share your personal information with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes.

Modifications to This Privacy Policy

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. All such changes will be reflected on this page and the date of revision will be noted at the top of the Privacy Policy.

Contacting us 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at Additional contact details are as follows:

Animal Rescue Corps, Inc

Attn: Privacy Compliance

1380 Monroe St. NW #326

Washington, DC 20010

United States