Alexandria Zoological Park and Friends of the Alexandria Zoo (FOTAZ) respect the privacy of our visitors, members, and donors. The purpose of this statement is to define our policy with regard to the collection and use of personally identifiable information via our website, www.thealexandriazoo.com.
On Zoo Grounds and Commercial Photography
Alexandria Zoological Park and Friends of the Alexandria Zoo reserve the right to photograph, videotape, or film our guests, on Zoo grounds, for promotional purposes. The commercial use of photographs, video, and film taken during your visit is strictly prohibited without the written consent of Alexandria Zoological Park.
Two kinds of user information are collected through this website: anonymous information and personally identifiable information.
Anonymous information is information that does not identify specific individuals and is automatically transmitted by your browser. This information can consist of: the URL (Uniform Resource Locator or address) of the Web page you previously visited; the domain names and/or IP addresses of the computer you are using; and your browser software and operating system. This information is used to monitor site usage and traffic patterns of our customers in order to improve our website. This information is always devoid of any personally identifying information.
Personally identifiable information is information that could include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number. By sending us an e-mail or filling out an online form, you are sending us personal information. We store this information in order to respond to or process your request. Transactions are processed through PayPal. We do not see or collect credit/debit card information.
If you are purchasing a membership, making a donation, signing up for a fee-based event or educational program, purchasing merchandise, or making a similar financial transaction through www.thealexandriazoo.com, we need to know your name, e-mail address, billing and shipping address, credit card number and expiration date in order to process and fulfill your order. We may also request additional information about your interests or experiences so that we may better serve you. All personal information we receive is kept secure.
Alexandria Zoological Park and Friends of the Alexandria Zoo do not exchange or sell personally identifiable information with any third parties.
“Personal Information” is information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address, telephone number, and email address. We collect and store the personally identifiable information that you have provided us. Here are some examples of ways in which we may collect your information.
The above list provides a sample of personal information that may be collected by Alexandria Zoological Park and FOTAZ. From time to time, we may collect personal information from you in ways not described above.
E-mail addresses obtained through the website will not be sold or given to third parties for marketing purposes.