Who we are

Our website address is: https://lighthouseanimalshelter.org

Lighthouse Animal Shelter will not share with any outside organization the personal information you provide to us during your visit to this site. 

We respect your privacy and appreciate your support. If you ever want to remove yourself from our e-mail list, all you need to do is send an e-mail to lighthouseanimalshelter@gmail.com with REMOVE as the subject. 


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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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 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

From time to time, Lighthouse Animal Shelter may link to other websites not affiliated with Lighthouse Animal Shelter. Lighthouse Animal Shelter attempts to link only to those websites which also respect a visitor’s privacy and the goals of Lighthouse Animal Shelter. However, Lighthouse Animal Shelter cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party websites. Please check with these third-party organizations or companies for their specific privacy policies. If you are concerned about any of the sites to which Lighthouse Animal Shelter currently provides links, please inform Lighthouse Animal Shelter by contacting us at lighthouseanimalshelter@gmail.com. 

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Ways Information About You Is Used

Lighthouse Animal Shelter may use the information you voluntarily provide to contact you regarding animal-related issues in which we feel you may be interested; to keep you updated regarding the shelter’s programs, and to extend an invitation for our various fundraising programs and events. To stop any promotional mailings, please contact us at lighthouseanimalshelter@gmail.com or write to us at Lighthouse Animal Shelter, 596 Hathaway Road, New Bedford, MA 02740. Your address will be removed from our database. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some promotions may already be in process. 


 All credit card transactions conducted on this site are routed through a secure server. The secure server can send and receive private information across the public Internet by encrypting it. 

Lighthouse Animal Shelter collects the following information through our secure online financial transaction pages: name, address, e-mail address, phone number, and credit card information. This personal information is used to acknowledge receipt of your donation. When you send a donation in honor of or in memory of someone and request that an acknowledgment is sent to another individual or a family, we will use the name and address of that individual or family for acknowledgment purposes only. 

If you have any questions or concerns about sharing personal information on this site or making credit card transactions, please feel free to contact us at lighthouseanimalshelter@gmail.com.

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