Helping Animals Since 1977


Whenever Animalert works with any individual or organization involving sensitive and personal information, everyone has a right to expect that information will be managed and maintained in strictest confidence. The following comprise the ten principles of the Privacy Code for Animalert Pet Adoptions, hereinafter referred to as "Animalert". Animalert will:

  • be accountable and will properly manage all personal information;
  • identify beforehand why the information is needed and how it will be used;
  • obtain your prior consent for the use of personal information about you;
  • limit the collection of personal information to that which is necessary for the identified use - in most cases, to facilitate the adoption of a companion animal;
  • limit the use and/or disclosure of the information i.e. your personal information will not be shared with any third party unless you consent beforehand;
  • keep information complete, accurate and up-to-date;
  • maintain personal information in a secure setting;
  • will, prior to the commencement of offering service, provide to you, if requested, information about Animalert privacy code and practices;
  • will, upon your request, allow you access to all of your personal information in Animalert’s file;
  • facilitate any challenge to compliance at any time if you believe the Privacy Code is not being followed.