Website Privacy Practices
Your Privacy is Important to Us
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you join our mailing list, complete a questionnaire through the website or make a donation electronically.
When joining our email list, completing questionnaires or donating on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number(s), credit card information or other specific information related to the topic to which you are responding. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: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 processing an electronic donation. This transaction is processed by a trusted third party, and your credit card information is not retained after the donation transaction is processed unless you choose recurring donations – at which time, your credit card information is stored remotely by our trusted third party vendor and will only be available for additional transaction processing at the interval(s) of your choosing.
To send periodic emails
The email address you provide may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your donation, in addition to receiving occasional newsletters,agency updates, stories about individuals we serve, etc.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products, services or resources on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
This policy was last modified on 06/18/2013.
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