You can visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Our website does include areas in which visitors can provide personally identifying information, so we’ve developed this privacy policy to share our policies and practices regarding information we collect about you. This policy explains what types of information is collected by our website, and how the information is used. This privacy policy governs the URL and certain electronic communications distributed by Gem City Catfé. This website is owned and operated by Gem City Catfé for the benefit of the visitors and users interested in creating a more compassionate community for cats in Dayton, OH or visiting our facility.

While using our website, you may submit personal information. Individuals who, for example, register for programs, make a donation, or sign up to receive our electronic communications voluntarily provide us with contact information. This information may include name, postal address, email address, phone number, financial information, age, gender or other demographic or location information. Gem City Catfé also collects certain other information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our website, such as your IP address logged or domain name when you visit the GCK’s website. Your IP information allows us to understand how you use our site and enable us to make changes to our site in order to improve your experience. Any information regarding your computer, your connection to our website (browser, operating system, etc.), and your user history (including, but not limited to, your session information, page errors, and the length of your visits to specific pages within our website) may also be collected. This information is used to analyze trends in order to better manage and improve our website, and we may also use this information to respond to your message or request.
Gem City Catfé may use the personal information you provide for purposes such as carrying out a registration made by you, improving the content and overall look and feel of our website and services, contacting you, conducting research, providing anonymous reporting for internal and external clients, contacting users regarding changes to the organization or website, and customizing the content you see on the website. The Gem City Catfé partnership list may be shared with the other partners of GCK for the purposes of networking, collaborating, and contacting GCK partners regarding professional development opportunities. GCK partners are given the opportunity to opt out of sharing their information.
Gem City Catfé may also retain the details of donations or payments made to us. We work hard to protect your information at all times, and to protect your information in several ways. Your information is stored on a secure server that Gem City Catfé and its authorized personnel can only access through a password.
From time to time, Gem City Catfé may use return email addresses to answer the email we receive from you. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose. Your personal information will not be collected for use that is in violation of the law, or unrelated to the purposes discussed in this policy, unless you are also provided an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses. We do not sell any of the information collected on our website. You may also unsubscribe at any time in every e-news, or by writing us at
It is Gem City Catfé’ policy not to disclose, sell, or rent your personal information to any individual, business, government entity, or outside parties except: (i) to provide products or services you’ve requested through us; (ii) in response to a validly-issued subpoena, court order, or other legal process; (iii) when necessary to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal action; or (iv) where you request Gem City Catfé to do so.
The Gem City Catfé website,, includes links to external websites. Gem City Catfé attempts to link only to those websites that also respect visitors’ privacy and the efforts of Gem City Catfé. However, these links do not fall under our domain, and Gem City Catfé is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those external websites. Please check the privacy policies of these third-party organizations/companies. Unless Gem City Catfé is required to respond to court orders, subpoenas, or comply with applicable law, we will use our best efforts to ensure that unauthorized third parties do not access your user account information.
We may amend this policy from time to time, as we deem necessary. Feel free to review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy policy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms. If you would like to contact Gem City Catfé with questions about this privacy policy, or about correcting any information we might have collected, please email us at