As a client of Freedom Service Dogs, you have the following rights regarding the confidentiality of your
personal information and communications with FSD staff:
- The information that you provide to FSD will be kept confidential to the greatest extent allowed by
law. This information can and will be shared across the organization on a need-to-know basis.
Any information disclosed to any member of the FSD staff that would affect the success of your
match or the safety of you, FSD staff, or FSD dogs, will need to be shared by the staff member with FSD leadership.
- The information that you provide to FSD, including your name, address, phone number, and other
personal information will not be shared with other individuals outside of FSD or other agencies
without your permission.
FSD staff may be required by law to report certain situations even if you don’t give them
permission to share or report the situations, such as suspected child abuse or neglect.
Some general information about the types of services provided and overall demographics (e.g.,
age, location, disabilities, and ethnicities) of people that use FSD services must be shared with
the agencies that fund FSD. Anytime information of an identifying information is required, such as
when providing information to your sponsor, we will refer to you and your media release prior to
You can decide how much or how little of your personal information FSD will or will not be shared
with individuals and organizations outside of FSD, including sponsors. If you choose to have FSD
share some of your personal information with a sponsor or funder, you will be told what
information will be shared. If you later decide that you don’t want the information you have
provided to be shared with any of these partners, let us know and we won’t share any more
information with those partners.
- If you have any questions or concerns about this notice or your rights, please contact Amanda
Vallo at 303-922-6231, or if you have a concern that your confidential information was not treated
appropriately, please contact Michele Ostrander at 303-922-6231.
, have received notice of my rights to confidentiality.