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Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Terms of Use

These Terms of Use govern the use of the Wood County Humane Society (“WCHS”) website, located at (the “Website”). If you are a visitor accessing the Website, and you do not wish to be bound by these Terms of Use, then you should not access or use the Website.  In order to submit information to WCHS through the Website, you must accept these Terms of Use before clicking on the “Submit” button shown on the relevant page. 


WCHS may update or modify these Terms of Use from time to time, by posting updated Terms of Use on the Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of such updated Terms of Use constitutes your acceptance of such updated Terms of Use.


Privacy Policy

By submitting your information to WCHS through this Website and any associated links, you consent to the use of that information as set forth in WHCS’s Privacy Policy, as follows:


  • Your privacy is important to WCHS, which has developed this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") that covers how WCHS collects, uses, discloses, and protects your personal information. Please read this Privacy Policy in its entirety to understand how WCHS will handle the privacy of personal information that you provide through the areas defined below. 

  • WCHS may use and disclose the information that you provide through its Website only for purposes permitted or required by law, for purposes described in this Privacy Policy, or for purposes which you might authorize. 

  • WCHS may change this Privacy Policy at any time.   

  • WCHS may collect user-submitted personally identifiable information, such as your name, home address, email address, and telephone number.

  • WCHS does not sell, rent, or exchange its donor list for direct mailing purposes.  

  • WCHS collects and uses your personal information to circulate news about WCHS and its programs and for other internal marketing, promotional, and fundraising purposes.  

  • WCHS may employ independent contractors, vendors and suppliers (collectively, "Outside Contractors") to provide specific services and products such as to help send email or postal mail, process donations or send email or other messages on your behalf.  Access to your personally identifiable information by these Outside Contractors is limited to the information reasonably necessary in order for the Outside Contractors to perform their limited function for WCHS.

  • WCHS also requires that these Outside Contractors protect the privacy of your personally identifiable information consistent with this Privacy Policy, and not use or disclose your personally identifiable information for any purpose other than providing us with products or services for which contracted.  

  • By accessing this Website, you agree to be bound by WCHS’s Privacy Policy, in addition to the Terms of Use.

  • Use of and access to the Website will be monitored by WCHS, without a requirement of advance notice to Website users. 


Use of Images

You hereby affirm that the use of any photographs or images does not constitute any form of compensation, including royalties arising from the photographs, to your benefit. You understand and agree that photographs in the possession of WCHS shall become the property of WCHS. The use and publication of the photographs however, shall conform to your rights as a subject of said photographs. You hereby waive your right to inspect of approve the photographs in which your likeness appears. You hereby hold harmless, release, and forever discharge WCHS from all claims, demands, and causes of action which you, your heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on your behalf or on behalf of your estate have or may have by reason of this authorization.


Limitation of Liability

WCHS has attempted to provide accurate information in the preparation of the content of this Website; however, WCHS disclaims all warranties, express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law, as to the accuracy of all information contained herein.


These Terms of Use only cover the use of the WCHS Website.  Hypertext or other links available on the WCHS Website may lead to websites which are not under the control of WCHS.  Any other websites to which you link from this site may be governed by their own terms and conditions.  WCHS accepts no responsibility or liability with respect to the material on any website which is not controlled by WCHS. 



WCHS disclaims any warranties, express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property relating to the Website.   


Content Ownership  

All content on this Website may not be reproduced, republished, or posted, without the express written consent of WCHS.  You agree not to adapt, alter or create any derivative work from any material on this site, or to restrict or inhibit the use or enjoyment of this Website by anyone else.    


Contact Information

If you have questions and/or comments about WCHS’s Website, please contact WCHS via e-mail:

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