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South Florida Wildlife Center Privacy Policy

South Florida Wildlife Center

South Florida Wildlife Center (SFWC) is committed to your right to privacy and to keeping your personal information private. You can visit South Florida Wildlife Center's web site without telling us who you are or revealing any identifying information about yourself. However, because our web site includes areas in which visitors can provide personally identifying information, we have developed this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and practices regarding information we collect about you.

This Privacy Policy governs the URL http://southfloridawildlifecenter.org and certain electronic communications sent out by SFWC. This web site is owned and operated by South Florida Wildlife Center for the benefit of its members and other visitors interested in the rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife. Our center is located at 3200 SW 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315. SFWC reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be preceded by a notice posted to this Privacy Policy at least ten (10) days prior to the effective date of such change.

How We Collect Information About You 

Information You Voluntarily Provide

SFWC collects and maintains certain personal information about you when you send us an e-mail or complete any of our online forms, such as when you request information from us, make a donation, subscribe to one of our online newsletters, request to become a member, sign up for mobile text alerts, or forward a web page, electronic postcard, electronic ballot, or electronic newsletter. Such information may include your name, mailing address, and e-mail address; it may also include a mobile phone number, the e-mail addresses of those to whom you forward SFWC electronic content, and any other information collected in the forms. You may be asked to provide credit card information to become a member of SFWC, contribute to SFWC, purchase certain information or materials from SFWC, or subscribe to various SFWC publications.

Other Information

southfloridawildlifecenter.org also collects certain other information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our web site. This information includes your IP address and your domain name. southfloridawildlifecenter.org logs these IP addresses and domain names, and aggregates them for system administration and to monitor the use of our site. We use the aggregated information to measure the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on our site, the number of pages viewed, and various other site statistics. This monitoring helps us to provide a more useful and engaging online experience to southfloridawildlifecenter.org visitors, and helps us to improve the quality of our content.

The SFWC uses cookies in order to make the results available for your on-site searches. Cookies are not used for any other reason on this site. A cookie is a small file that is sent out by a web site, accepted by the user's browser, and placed on the user's hard drive. You can always set your browser to warn of cookies being placed, and then chose which cookies you want to accept. SFWC does not match any information gathered by cookies with personal information you may have voluntarily submitted to SFWC.

Ways Information About You Is Used

We may use the information you voluntarily provided to contact you regarding animal-related issues we feel you may be interested in, to keep you updated regarding SFWC's programs, and to extend an invitation to you to support our programs. We may also send such information to the people whose e-mail addresses you provide when forwarding SFWC electronic content. When we do so, our sole intent is to enlarge our family of informed animal advocates and organizational supporters. Every recipient of our electronic communications can quickly and easily "opt out" of future such communications by following the instructions on any electronic communication we send.

From time to time, we may make such voluntary information, excluding credit card information (which will never be disclosed), available to SFWC's affiliate organizations or to sponsors or licensees that provide special programs or services we think you might find interesting or beneficial. SFWC uses very strict standards in determining which reputable companies become sponsors and licensees, to ensure that such organizations are committed to the protection of visitors' privacy and committed to the goals of SFWC. If your volunteered personal information will be used in any manner other than as stated above, such use shall be specifically posted. If you wish to update or remove your information, or if you do not wish your information to be shared with affiliated third parties, please e-mail us at info@southfloridawildlifecenter.org. You may also unsubscribe at any time in every issue of our newsletters.


From time to time, SFWC may link to other web sites not affiliated with SFWC. SFWC attempts to link only to those web sites which also respect a visitor's privacy and the goals of SFWC. However, SFWC cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party web sites. Please check with these third-party organizations or companies for their specific privacy policies. If you find inoperable links or are concerned about any of the sites that SFWC currently links to, please inform SFWC by contacting us at info@southfloridawildlifecenter.org


SFWC uses generally accepted, industry-standard security systems, software, and encryption technologies to protect against unauthorized access to SFWC servers, equipment, and other components of our online presence. This includes using industry-standard security systems to protect credit card processing information.

Contacting SFWC

If you would like to contact SFWC about correcting information we might have collected, or if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please e-mail us at info@southfloridawildlifecenter.org or write to us at SFWC, 3200 SW 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315.