Who we are
Our website address is: https://furryrefuge.com
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Your email will not be shared with anyone. Mailing list content and information is only accessible to the website developer. Please don’t put others’ emails in our forms.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Google Analytics data is only shared with the website developer.
Who we share your data with
We do not share or sell any information with anyone. 3rd party platforms like Discord, Telegram, and video game servers we use to base our community on may treat your information differently. We have no control over that. However, on our website and content we host and own, any information being stored on our servers is made secure and not shared. If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email. If you purchase something, your address will be included in the sale email. Only the website developer has access to this.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Requests of Personal Identification
To be able to host adult content, it is our responsibility to ask for Identification in the form of a Drivers License, Passport, or ID. To protect your information, DO NOT show anyone your ID unless you can confirm they are a Furry Refuge staff member. Upon reciept of an ID, a staff member will quickly verify age and will NOT download, save, or reproduce the images. No identifiable information will be saved when verified. If you leave all of our NSFW chats, you will have to reverify as we do not keep any such information.