Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice:

Effective Date: January 1, 2019

Turning Pointe Donkey Rescue created this Privacy Notice to explain what information we collect and how we process and protect that information. This Notice discloses our practices for our website: (Website).

Turning Pointe Donkey Rescue reserves the right to change this Notice at any time and without advanced notice by posting such a revised Privacy Notice on our Website. Change to the Privacy Notice will be immediately effective, unless otherwise specified. For significant changes, we
may notify you be a pop-up window or other message.

If you have questions about this Notice or you want to exercise any rights it provides, contact us at:

Tia Bonkowski
216 North Meech Road, Dansville, 48819
517.623.0000 or

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:

If you register for an event, to donate, adopt or sponsor, personal information is collected. This information may include some or all the following: your name, e-mail address, physical address, phone number, gender and age. If your information needs to be changed, you can contact us using the information above. Turning Pointe Donkey Rescue does not sell or trade personal information (including email addresses) we collect. However, as described below, we do share some personal information with our advisors to help us improve our services.

We maintain your personal information only until the later of

  • the time needed to provide the information, product or service for which you provided it
  • the time needed to comply with applicable law (such as tax and donation reporting).

We are located in Michigan, United States of America, all data we collected is provided to us within the U.S. and remains within the U.S. for the duration of our maintaining the information.

Text Messaging Opt-In Data

 If you choose to opt-in to receive text messages from us, we may collect your phone number and related data required for text messaging services.  Text messaging opt-in data, consent and related collected personal information will not be shared with or sold to any third parties, unless required by law. You can opt-out at any time by texting ‘STOP’.

Internet Protocol (IP) Address:

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our website. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Website, analyze trends, track users’ movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use to improve the Website. IP  addresses are sometimes considered personally information and we keep them private and secure like other personal information we maintain.

Use of “Cookies” and Responses to Do Not Track Signals:

Our Website may use cookies to enhance your experience. Cookies are pieces of information some websites transfer to your computer that are used for record-keeping purposes at many websites. Use of cookies makes web surfing easier by performing functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of particular website and to make sure you do not see the same ad repeatedly. You do not need to permit the use of cookies to visit or use our Website. However, if you do not allow cookies to be used, you may not have the same or as good of an experience as you would if cookies were permitted. You can check or change your cookie preferences by viewing the preferences or settings in your Internet browser. Do not track signals are optional settings in some Internet browsers that inform websites you visit that you do not want to be tracked. As with many other websites, we currently do not respond to do not track and similar requests or signals.

Do I Have Control Over How My Information Is Used?

Information used for communication. You may opt-out of receiving communications from us by sending an email to us at stating you want to opt-out of communications and include your email address. Each of our communications (other than those
that act as a receipt for registering for an event or making a donation) contain an unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.

Information used for other purposes. We use your information only for the reason for which it was provided and other legitimate purposes (such as maintaining a confidential list of donors and governmental reporting). At any time, you can contact us using the contact information above
and we will delete your personal information, unless we are required to maintain a copy for legal reasons.

Individual Rights

Certain jurisdictions provide their residents or citizens with certain rights about their personal information. These may include the right to request access to the data we hold about you, obtain a copy your personal information, to request that your personal information is erased, that we
correct inaccurate information, to know from where we obtained information about you, to ask us to restrict how we process your personal information, or withdraw your consent to  our processing of your personal information. Your rights will depend on your residency. To exercise
any rights your jurisdiction may provide, contact us using the information provided above.


All information provided to Turning Pointe Donkey Rescue through its Website is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt or scramble data before you send it to us. We also protect your personal
information by storing it in a secure location (electronically and physically) only accessible by certain employees with a need to process that information.

Our Website contains links to other websites that have their own privacy policies. We do not have control over, review or endorse these policies. Before clicking on these links, you should read these policies. This includes links to social media such as Facebook, Twitter and other
similar websites and applications.

No Use of Website Children

Our Website is not directed to children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect information from children. If we obtain actual knowledge that we have collected information from a child under the age of majority, we will promptly destroy that information, unless we are legally obligated to retain the information. If you believe we have mistakenly or unintentionally collected information from a child under the age of majority, please contact us using the information provided above.

If you have any questions about this Notice or the practices it describes, contact us using the information provided above.