Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 10/11/2023

Welcome to the website of the Animal Shelter of Sullivan County, Tennessee. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is protected. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information we may collect, the means through which we may collect it, and how we will use, manage and protect this information.

Information We Collect

Direct Information

When you fill out forms for appointments, pet adoption, vet clinics, and employment, we collect the information you provide, which may include name, contact details, and other relevant data.


We utilize cookies on our website to enhance your user experience, gather general visitor information, and track visits to our website. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser, enabling the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

Third-Party Integrations

We use third-party integrations, like the Petfinder plugin, which might collect data about your interaction and usage. This information may include IP addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data.

How We Use Your Information

  • To Process Transactions: Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the service requested.
  • To Send Periodic Emails: The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
  • To Improve Our Website: We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

How We Protect Your Information

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit a request. Among other steps, we offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and they are required to keep the information confidential.

Third-Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Therefore, we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at:

Animal Shelter of Sullivan County
380 Masengill Road

Blountville, TN 37617
(423) 279-2741

Thank you for trusting the Animal Shelter of Sullivan County with your information and for supporting our mission to help animals in need.