Who we are
Furseals.org is a project of Harpseals.org, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization registered as a nonprofit corporation in California, United States of America. Our purpose with furseals.org is to educate people about fur seals and the threats that they face, especially the annual massacre of Cape fur seals in Namibia.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you send an activist email from our site, we receive a copy of the email text, along with your name.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We may share your data with other organizations that share our mission. You may let us know that you do not want us to share your data by emailing us at email@example.com.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
What rights you have over your data
You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you other than comments that you have posted or attempted to post and the associated contact information that you included. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How we protect your data
We limit access to the data that we collect to our organization officers.
What data breach procedures we have in place
We use SSL encryption to protect transmitted data.
What third parties we receive data from
We do not receive personal data about you directly from third parties.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We do not do automated decision making or profiling.
We are also utilizing Google Analytics for this website. Please see Google’s privacy information regarding this application.