Donor Privacy Policy

Policy Statement

Humane Ohio is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We have developed this privacy policy to ensure our donors that donor information will not be shared with any third party. This policy includes a statement of a donor bill of rights.


Humane Ohio provides this Donor Privacy Policy to make donors aware of our privacy policy, and to inform donors of the way their information is used.

Information that we collect
  • Contact information, addresses and phone numbers
  • Possibly information concerning how you heard about Humane Ohio
  • Information you wish to share and information pertaining to the health of your animals.
Uses of Information received
  • All confidential information collected in relation to donors and volunteers remains private property of Humane Ohio and is not sold to supporters of the organization or outside entities.
  • Donors’ personal information is limited to the access of Humane Ohio personnel only
  • The information received from our donors is collected for the sole purpose of helping Humane Ohio fulfill its goals and its mission
  • Humane Ohio will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to other organizations.
  • We assure you that the identity of all our donors will be kept confidential
Contacting us

You may contact us by phone 419-266-5607 ext 111 and also by email to review or make changes to your information collected to ask about what is collected.

A Donor Bill of Rights

  • To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
  • To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
  • To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.
  • To be assured their gifts will be used for the purpose for which they were given.
  • To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
  • To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provident by law.
  • To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
  • To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
  • To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from any mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.
  • To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.