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Rules/Disclaimers/Privacy Policy/Terms of Use

Visitor's Rules of Conduct


Visitors are required to sign a waiver before entering the main enclosure.  This waiver protects Wolf Mountain Sanctuary from any liability from actions contrary to these Rules of Conduct.


At NO time shall a visitor enter the main enclosure or any wolf enclosure without a WMS staff member or tour guide.


At NO time shall a visitor ignore ANY instruction given by a WMS staff member or tour guide.  These instructions are for your safety and are not to be considered frivolous.


At NO time shall a visitor give any animal on our property any treats or food without permission from Our Founder Tonya Littlewolf.  


Visitors are allowed to take photographs only in designated areas.  If instructed to not photograph an area or a particular wolf, the visitor must agree to said instruction.  No photos of Staff unless permission given.


All photographs taken by visitors are for PERSONAL use only.  No visitor is allowed to sell any image taken at WMS without permission from WMS.  If a visitor intends to use an image taken in a professional manner, the visitor must sign an Artist Contract.


ALL videos will be taken by a Staff Member ONLY.  No Exceptions.


General Information


Wolf Mountain Sanctuary is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, duly recognized by the Internal Revenue Service and all donations are tax-deductible.


The Sanctuary operates under permits from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), California Department of Fish & Game, and the County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health.  All permits are kept up to date and are displayed at the Sanctuary.


Images


All images on this website are the express property of Wolf Mountain Sanctuary and were taken by either Tonya Littlewolf, Danna Cruzan or Stacy Westly.


All rights reserved which means no printing, copying or saving to your computer or any other electronic device.


Any and all images (photography, drawing, painting, sculpture, computer imaging, video, etc.) taken at, developed at, or inspired by Wolf Mountain Sanctuary, the wolves or staff at Wolf Mountain Sanctuary, and/or of Tonya Littlewolf shall be subject to the rules and regulations set forth in theArtist Contract


If any image taken at, developed at, or inspired by Wolf Mountain Sanctuary, the wolves or staff at Wolf Mountain Sanctuary, and/or Tonya Littlewolf, but NOT credited to WMS as per the rules and regulations set forth in the Artist Contract, said artist will be subject to legal action.


Thank You


Express thanks to Stacy Westly for her great photos, writing , proofing  and to Candie Koehn for content proofreading and great ideas.  


Website Design, Development and Management by Danna Cruzan.


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Privacy Policy / Terms of Use



Your privacy is important to Wolf Mountain Sanctuary.  Please read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use, and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and on how to contact supervisory authorities and us in the event you have a complaint.

Who we are

Wolf Mountain Sanctuary collects, uses and is responsible for certain personal information about you.

What information do we collect

Wolf Mountain Sanctuary may collect, use, and is responsible for certain personal information that you provide when you voluntarily sign up for e-mails, give donations, purchase a membership or a product, or otherwise contact Wolf Mountain Sanctuary [via an online form or e-mail]. The information collected may include your name, e-mail, address, phone number, and/or billing information. You are not required to provide any personally identifiable information to merely access or visit this website. You can unsubscribe at any time from receiving any information by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the information email you received.

If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA), we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as controller of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). This website and any products and services offered herein are not intended for persons under the age of 13. Wolf Mountain Sanctuary does not knowingly collect information from anyone under 13 years of age. Wolf Mountain Sanctuary prohibits children under the age of 13 from using all interactive portions of this website, including leaving any comments, filling out forms, or otherwise submitting information Wolf Mountain Sanctuary will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If Wolf Mountain Sanctuary learns it has any information or content from anyone under the age of 13, it will delete that information.

Information collected from other sources

Wolf Mountain Sanctuary also obtains contact information from other sources, such as GoDaddy Forms and Facebook Messages and Text Messages sent to us

How we use your personal information

Wolf Mountain Sanctuary collects such information in order to send e-mails, fulfill orders, deliver services and products, complete customer transactions, oversee contests and promotions and improve website performance and customer service.

Who we share your personal information with


Wolf Mountain Sanctuary respects your privacy and will never sell, trade or transfer your personally identifiable information to third parties (beyond what is necessary for fulfilling a customer transaction or for the basic functionality of an online service) without your consent.

We do, however, share your name, email address, with our third party suppliers, credit card processors or email marketing programs. For a list of our third-party suppliers such as PayPal, GoDaddy, Get Response (email processor), and Gmail.  This data sharing enables us to deliver the goods & services you purchased directly to you. Those third-party recipients are based outside the European Economic.

Wolf Mountain Sanctuary may release personal information to enforce its Website Terms and Conditions of Use, other Terms and Conditions, manage its business, protect users or the general public, or to otherwise comply with legal obligations.

If you give Wolf Mountain Sanctuary your permission, it may also use personal identification information for internal or external marketing and promotional purposes.

On occasion, Wolf Mountain Sanctuary may collect personal identification information from you in connection with optional contests, special offers or promotions. Wolf Mountain Sanctuary will share such information with necessary third parties for the purpose of carrying out the contest, special offer or promotion. We will ask for your consent to such disclosure and use of such information, prior to your participation in the contest, special offer or promotion. We will not share your personal information with any other third party.

Whether information has to be provided by you and why

The provision of name, address, delivery address, etc. is not required by you to provide any personal data in order to view our website. We will inform you when we collect it whether you are required to provide the information to us.

How long your personal information will be kept

We will hold your name, address, contact details and purchase history for a minimum of six years.

What we use your information for

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

To improve our website

We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.


To improve customer service


Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.


To process transactions


Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.


To administer a contest, product advertisement, promotion, or event.


To send periodic emails


The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

Use and transfer of your information out of the EEA

This website is operated in the United States and third parties with whom we might share your personal information as explained above are also located in the United States. If you are located in the EEA or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide will be transferred to the United States. By using this website, participating in any of its services and/or providing your information, you consent to this transfer.

These countries do not have the same data protection laws as the United Kingdom and EEA. While the European Commission has not given a formal decision that such countries provide an adequate level of data protection similar to those which apply in the United Kingdom and EEA, any transfer of your personal information will be subject to a European Commission approved contract as permitted under Article 46: Transfers subject to appropriate safeguards of the General Data Protection Regulation that are designed to help safeguard your privacy rights and give you remedies in the unlikely event of a misuse of your personal information. To obtain a copy of such safeguards, please visit the GDPR website at https://gdpr-info.eu/.

If you would like further information, (see “How to contact us” below.)  We will not otherwise transfer of your personal data outside of the United Kingdom OR EEA or to any organization (or subordinate bodies) governed by public international law or which is set up under any agreement between two or more countries.

Your rights

If you want to unsubscribe from receiving e-mails from Wolf Mountain Sanctuary, you may do so at any time. Each e-mail from Wolf Mountain Sanctuary includes instructions for unsubscribing from these e-mail communications.

If you are covered by the General Data Protection Regulation, you have a number of important rights free of charge.

In summary, those include rights to:

Fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your use personal information
Access to your personal information and to certain other supplementary information that this Privacy


Notice is already designed to address:


  • Require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold.

  • Require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations

  • Receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations

  • Object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct marketing

  • Object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you

  • Object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information

  • Otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances


You may also have the right to claim compensation for damages caused by our breach of any data protection laws.

For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals’ rights under the General Data Protection Regulation, available at: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/

If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:

  • Email, call, or write to us

  • Provide us enough information to identify you (e.g., name, and email details)

  • Provide us proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driver’s license or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill)

  • Provide us with the information to which your request relates including any account or reference numbers, if you have them


Keeping your information secure

We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorized manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable authorities of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

Please note that any comments or information that you post on the website, to our social media pages, become public and third parties may use your information. Wolf Mountain Sanctuary is not responsible for any unauthorized uses by third parties in such context. You disclose such information at your own risk.

Third party links

You may see advertising or other content on this website that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors or other third parties.  Any products or services reached through a third-party link are subject to separate privacy policies. Wolf Mountain Sanctuary is not responsible for or liable for any content on or actions taken by such third-party websites.

How to complain

We hope that we can resolve any question or concern you raise about our use of your information.

If you are covered by the General Data Protection Regulation, you may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live, or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred.

Terms of Service

Please also visit our Rules and Disclaimers section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.wolfmountainsanctuary.net/rules---disclaimers.html .

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

This policy is effective as of 05/24/18. We may change, modify or update this Privacy Policy at any time and will notify you of any such changes by email or postal mail.

How to contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, the information we hold about you, or you wish to change your personal information in our records, please contact Tonya Carloni, info@wolfmountain.com, Post Office Box 385, Lucerne Valley, CA  92356.

Do you need extra help?

If you would like this notice in another format (for example: audio, large print, braille) please contact us (see “How to contact us” above).