Privacy Statement

Located in Hanover, Maryland with over 40 years of shepherd experience, we take our dogs, rescue and breeding very seriously.

Our Commitment To Privacy:

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.  Sequoia Shilohs is committed to protecting your privacy. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Sequoia Shilohs Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Sequoia Shilohs website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


Collection of your Personal Information:

Sequoia Shilohs collects personally identifiable information on our application form, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Sequoia Shilohs also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.


There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Sequoia Shilohs for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Sequoia Shilohs Web site.


Use of your Personal Information:

Sequoia Shiloh Shepherds collects and uses your personal information to inform you of other products or services available from Sequoia Shilohs. Sequoia Shilohs does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. In addition, Sequoia Shilohs may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.


Sequoia Shilohs does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations.


Sequoia Shilohs keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Sequoia Shilohs website, in order to determine what Sequoia Shilohs services are the most popular. There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Sequoia Shilohs. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Sequoia Shilohs to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.


Sequoia Shilohs Web site will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Sequoia Shilohs or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Sequoia Shilohs; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Sequoia Shilohs, or the public.


Internet Protocol Address:

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our website. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our website, analyze trends, track users’ movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the website, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.


Use of Cookies:

The Sequoia Shilohs Web site uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.


One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Sequoia Shilohs pages, or register with Sequoia Shilohs site or services, a cookie helps Sequoia Shilohs to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Sequoia Shilohs Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Sequoia Shilohs features that you customized.


You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Sequoia Shilohs services or Web sites you visit.


Our Commitment To Data Security:

Sequoia Shilohs secures the personally secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Sequoia Shilohs’ identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.


Links to Third-Party Websites:

The Sequoia Shilohs website contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which Sequoia Shilohs has no responsibility. Sequoia Shilohs encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Sequoia Shilohs so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Sequoia Shilohs is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Sequoia Shilohs Web site.


Changes to this Statement:

Sequoia Shilohs will occasionally, without notice, update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Sequoia Shilohs encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Sequoia Shilohs is protecting your information. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.


Contact Information:

Sequoia Shilohs welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Sequoia Shilohs has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Sequoia Shilohs at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem. Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please feel free to contact us.

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