privacy policy

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact us at Aggieland Humane Society, 5359 Leonard Rd, Bryan, TX 77807. You can also send an email to

We respect your privacy and will never sell, trade, rent, lease, give away, share or disclose your personal information with anyone or another organization; nor will we send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

This privacy policy applies to online and offline donors and email and physical addresses. If you wish to opt-out of emails or postal mailings from Aggieland Humane Society, please email us at

Who We Are

The Aggieland Humane Society is recognized as a tax-exempt charity under the US Internal Revenue Service Code 501(c) (3) and has the following IRS Tax ID number; 74-2150288.
We are an independent animal welfare organization and are not affiliated with or receive operational support from any other local, state or national animal welfare organization.
Aggieland Humane Society (AgHS) respects the privacy of its donors, volunteers, staff, and others who choose to support us and we take their privacy seriously. Therefore, we have put in place this Privacy Policy to honor their privacy. Complete details of our policy appear below.

In order to fully understand your rights, we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy. As Aggieland Humane Society, its programs and services evolve and transform, this Privacy Policy will be modified as needed. In addition, AgHS reserves the right to amend the Privacy Policy at any time, for any reason. The date of the last revision to the Privacy Policy will be indicated by the “Last updated” date at the bottom of this document.

Information Collected

Aggieland Humane Society collects and maintains the following types of information when it is voluntarily provided to us:
• Contact information such as name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address
• Giving information
• Adoption information
• Pet surrender information
• Volunteer information
• Information on events attended, publications received, and additional miscellaneous information exchanged between an individual or company and Aggieland Humane relating to the business of AgHS.
• Information provided by an individual or organization in the form of comments and suggestions

This confidential information is kept on file for IRS purposes. It is also used to analyze overall patterns in order to make accurate budget projections, as well as to understand an individual’s or an organization’s interest in our mission and to update them on AgHS’ plans and activities. This information is shared with staff, board members, volunteers, and consultants only on a confidential and need-to-know basis.

List Sharing

• Aggieland Humane Society does not sell, rent, trade or share its lists with any other organization. AgHS never sends out mailings on behalf of other organizations.
• AgHS will use our best efforts to comply with the expressed wishes of anyone who does not want their name used in any promotional material, wishes their name removed from solicitation lists, or wishes to have their gifts or services be anonymous.
• This information is shared with staff, board members, volunteers, and consultants only on a confidential and need-to-know basis.

Discontinuing contact upon request

It is the policy of AgHS to communicate with donors, volunteers, staff, and others according to their expressed preferences whenever possible. AgHS will discontinue or change the method used to contact any person upon that person’s oral or written request directed to the organization, its professional fundraiser, or other agents.
• AgHS shall maintain a record of all requests by persons who indicate to Aggieland Humane Society, its professional fundraiser, or other agents, that they do not wish to be contacted by or on behalf of Aggieland Humane Society.
• This policy does not prohibit contact by an individual or group voluntarily soliciting on behalf of Aggieland Humane Society, even if the person being contacted has requested to be placed on the “do not contact list.”
• Upon a person’s (or a person’s authorized representative’s) request that Aggieland Humane Society discontinue further contacts, the person’s name and address will be promptly modified in AgHS’ database(s) to ensure that no further contact is made with the person. AgHS will also take steps to ensure that no further contact is made with the individual or organization and that the person’s or organization’s name is removed from any external databases or records under AgHS’ sole control.
• Individuals and organizations may request they not be solicited in the future.
• Individuals and organizations may request not to receive mailings, such as our newsletter.
• This information is shared with staff, board members, volunteers, and consultants only on a confidential and need-to-know basis.

Google Analytics Information

This website is like millions of other websites using Google Analytics to gather information about site visitors and their behavior. We use Google Analytics to get an idea for:
– how many visits our website gets
– how visitors found our website
– in which content they are interested
– how long they stay on our website and on each individual page
– what region they are from
– what type of computer hardware and internet software they are using
– and similar details
However, we do not send any additional personally identifiable information to Google Analytics and we will not merge submitted information from the forms on the AgHS website with data from Google Analytics. The collected information is used only for statistics, which in turn help us serve you with content relevant to you. We will not give third parties access to our Google Analytics account and data. This does not include our website host and other parties who assist us in the operation of our website and business, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
Furthermore, we may release information to comply with the law or requests by law enforcement agencies.
Google Analytics’ functionality is based on first-party cookies, which are stored on each visitor’s computer. You can delete or disable cookies anytime by using your browser. In Chrome, you can delete your cookies by clicking on the three vertical dots in the top right corner, and then click on “More tools” and then on “Clear browsing data…” The operation is similar in other browsers, such as Edge or Firefox. To opt-out of Google Analytics completely, install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add on.