Our Privacy Policy

The Atlanta Humane Society is committed to open and honest business practices in everything we do. This Privacy Policy will explain how we endeavor to protect your privacy when you submit information to us and when you view this url: http://www.atlantahumane.org.

Please read this policy fully and carefully. The Atlanta Humane Society reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time and without notice by simply posting these changes on our site. By visiting this web site, you agree that you shall submit no libelous, untrue, improper, inappropriate, or unlawful information to us.

Information we collect or receive

Information You Provide to Us Voluntarily. The Atlanta Humane Society collects and receives certain information from you when you send us an email or submit one of our online forms. Some of our pages contain forms in which users can submit names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, etc. in order to receive information about our services or programs. It is up to each user to decide if he or she wants to submit this information. Once submitted, this information is used to disseminate AHS policies, procedures and services to that user, such as how to become a volunteer with us, information about our basic dog training classes, and information about donation options, to name a few. The AHS does not sell such email addresses or names and addresses to other organizations.


The AHS website does not use cookies at this time. Cookies are widely used pieces of information, for record-keeping, that are sent to a user’s computer when they view certain sites. This information makes it easier for the user’s computer during repeated viewings of the site, and can be used to track site usage. Since the AHS url does not require you to use a password, and is not advertising driven, cookies are not placed on your computer, and your computer does not have to be configured to accept cookies in order to view our site.

Links to other sites

Our site contains some links to other websites. Please note that when you click to view another site, you are viewing that site under that site owner’s policies. The Atlanta Humane Society has no control over policies not respective to our own site. It may be helpful for you to view the Privacy Policies of these sites, as they may differ from ours.

The Atlanta Humane Society uses Artez Interactive to process online credit card transactions. If you click the “donate” button at the top of our site, click any link that enables you to contribute with a credit card (such as for a memorial donation), or register online for certain events such as the Pet Parade or Leader of the Pack Motorcycle Pledge Ride, the information you provide is submitted to www.artez.com as a secure transaction processing service.

Internet Protocol Addresses

When you visit our site, we collect your IP address. This address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. This IP address is not intended to contain any verifiable personal information about you. IP addresses are used to diagnose problems with Internet Servers and to track usage.


If you have questions about this site, your dealings with it, or this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at Atlanta Humane Society, 981 Howell Mill Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318.

You can also send an email to tfrench@atlantahumane.org.