Privacy Statement

Your privacy is very important to us. Greyhound Pets of America respects your concerns about maintaining strict privacy. Any information that you divulge to us is kept in confidence, and used only to help determine the suitability of a greyhound adoption by your household. We also use various forms of the data for mailing information to you about us, and also for fund raising efforts by our group. We do not provide this information to anyone else unless you give us permission.

We do not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose mailing lists or other personally identifiable information to anyone outside our organization.

On occasion we are asked by the outside sources to provide names of our adopters, we do not share such names or other identifying information unless you specifically authorize us to do so.

We also do not give information regarding the kennel, trainer or owner of the greyhound being adopted unless the kennel, trainer or owner has granted such permission.


Greyhound Pets of America information is one of its vital assets. The purpose of the Information Security Policy is to protect this asset by establishing National, Chapter, Sub-chapter, and volunteer responsibility for the protection and use of information.

General Policy Statement

It is the policy of the Greyhound Pets of America to protect its information assets and allow the use, access and disclosure of such information only in accordance with Greyhound Pets of America interests and applicable laws and regulations. All Greyhound Pets of America Chapters, Sub-chapters and volunteers providing services or working with Greyhound Pets of America information are responsible for protecting it from unauthorized access, modification, destruction or disclosure.

“The Greyhound Pets of America Information” is defined as any information within its purview, including information which it may not own but which is governed by laws and regulations to which the Corporation is held accountable. It includes all adopters record data, all personnel data, all Greyhound Pets of America financial data, all administrative data, and donor data, and all other data that pertains to, or supports Greyhound Pets of America. This data may be facts, records, reports, planning assumptions or any information meant only for internal use.

Data collected will be, but not limited to: E-mail addresses, phone numbers, names, home addresses, and any other data that is required to determine the suitability of greyhound adoption.

This policy encompasses the safekeeping of Greyhound Pets of America information in whatever physical form, such as printed, audio, video and electronic.


Greyhound Pets of America National, Chapters, and Sub-Chapters “Information administrators” shall develop and administer information security programs that appropriately classify and protect information under their control. The protection of Greyhound Pets of America information must be part of the overall business plan.

National, Chapter, Sub-chapter administrators are responsible for:

  • Establishing access to and utilization criteria of data to be protected.
  • Define the criteria for archiving and or storing the information to satisfy retention requirements.
  • Determine the value of proprietary information to the functioning of the Greyhound Pets of America and defining reasonable requirements for protecting the asset.
  • Develop a workable plan for resuming operations in the event a disaster destroys the information.