Privacy Policy

last updated 3/15/2020

Welcome to our Privacy Policy

It is Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to (hereinafter, "us", "we", or ""). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only the information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary's visitors use its website. From time to time, Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website to our internal team.

Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses to internal team members under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary's websites choose to interact with Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary in ways that require Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who are interested in receiving our e-newsletters to provide an email address.

Heat mapping services

Smartlook is used to display the areas of a page where Users most frequently move the mouse or click. This shows where the points of interest are. These services make it possible to monitor and analyze web traffic and keep track of User behavior. It may record sessions and make them available for later visual playback to Hope Haven's internal team.

Smartlook (, s.r.o.)

Smartlook is a session recording and heat mapping service provided by, s.r.o.

Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data; various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: Czech Republic – Privacy Policy.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

Aggregated Statistics

Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary may display this information publicly or provide it to others helping to improve Hope Haven's website. However, Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary does not disclose your personally-identifying information.


To enrich and perfect your online experience, Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary uses cookies to help Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary identify and track visitors, their usage of, and their website access preferences. Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary's websites, with the drawback that certain features of Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary's use of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary's sole discretion. Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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