General Statement – As Good as Gold – Golden Retriever Rescue of Illinois is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information collected online. This privacy statement applies to As Good as Gold’s website only. Links to other websites and to services hosted by other companies can be accessed from our site. Please be advised that the privacy policies on these sites may not be consistent with our own privacy policy.

Information Collection – In several areas of this site we collect personally identifiable information. “Personally identifiable” refers to any information that could be used to contact a person, such as name, home address, e-mail address, and telephone number. Personally identifiable information is collected on this site in areas involving voluntary transactions such as making a donation, purchasing merchandise, or signing up to become a member of As Good as Gold. Personally identifiable information collected online is used by As Good as Gold solely for internal purposes. For more information on the collection and use of personally identifiable information, please see the paragraphs below on “Security” and “Cookies.”

Use of Information – We do not sell, rent, or exchange personal information collected on our website with other companies. We may use e-mail addresses collected on our website to circulate news about As Good as Gold and its programs, to promote events, and to solicit donations. We may share aggregated demographic information with our donors for the purpose of demonstrating that we are meeting our organizational goals. Anyone who receives an e-mail from us may opt out of additional contact by sending an e-mail to

Visitors Under the Age of 13 – As Good as Gold operates a general audience website. We have an education section that may provide material of interest to students and teachers. Donations, merchandise purchases, and membership transactions must be made by valid credit card holders only.

Security – As Good as Gold’s online transaction processing agent, GreaterGiving, uses multiple levels of security technology to protect and encrypt online transaction information including Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates and database encryption, dedicated firewall equipment, file tampering monitoring, intrusion detection, and logging and alerting systems that contact human operators immediately on suspicious activities.

Cookies – Cookies are used on the As Good as Gold website.

Links – As Good as Gold prefers, but does not require, permission to link to our site from other sites. This does not imply that we endorse products or services provided by other websites, unless specifically indicated.

Website Content – Materials published on this website may not be reproduced, retransmitted or distributed without the written consent of As Good as Gold. If permission is granted to reproduce materials from this site, we ask that credit be given to As Good as Gold. If you would like permission to reproduce information included on this website, please contact
and specify the URL and article you would like permission to reproduce.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or would like more information, please contact us by e-mail at
or by phone at 630-588-0115.