GIRLS INC. OF FORT SMITH PRIVACY POLICY

 

 

Girls Inc. of Fort Smith is committed to protecting your online privacy and providing a safe online experience for all of its users.

This Privacy Policy applies to information collected online when visiting our website www.girlsincfortsmith.org and governs online data collection and usage at the Girls Inc. of Fort Smith site. Our site is directed to our adult donors, friends, and supporters. Please review the information below to familiarize yourself with our policies on website privacy and contact Girls Inc. of Fort Smith if you have any questions.

 
OVERVIEW OF THE GIRLS INC. OF FORT SMITH WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY
• You do not have to provide personal information to visit and enjoy many features of our site. To make a contribution online or sign up for e-updates or newsletters, or engage in certain other activities, we will request personal information from you, such as your name, age, address, e-mail address.

• We use the information that you voluntarily provide to fulfill your requests, such as signing you up for e-updates or newsletters.

• We do not share your personal information with third parties.

INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE
Visitors can visit our site without registering or providing personal information. We collect personal information when it is voluntarily provided registering for e-mail updates, making a donation or requesting to volunteer with our organization. We may ask for first and last name, mailing address, phone number, and an e-mail address; an address and phone number is required to process online orders or donations, and other demographic information is requested to help us understand our visitors’ backgrounds, needs, and interests.
 
INFORMATION GIRLS INC. COLLECTS AUTOMATICALLY
Your web browser offers “cookies” which, if you allow their use, store small amounts of data on your computer when you visit a web site. Cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information about you and therefore cannot be used to identify you personally. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your browser and our web sites are viewable even if you disable the cookie function on your browser. However, if you disable cookies, some advanced and customized features of our site will not be available to you.

Girls Inc. of Fort Smith may utilize cookie technology to assist us in tracking which of our features you like best. We DO NOT use cookies or other non-consensual methods to take personally identifiable or online contact information about you or your family off of your computer. Girls Incorporated of Fort Smith DOES NOT use cookies for direct marketing or promotional purposes. Cookies are also NOT used to collect information specifically about you or your family for sharing with third parties [without consent.]

WHAT WE DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION
We use the personal information we collect to fulfill your requests. For instance, if you wish donate to Girls Inc. of Fort Smith we will use the information you provide to provide you with information to process your donation. If you visit the girls site and register to receive a newsletter, we will use the registration information to send the newsletter. We also use collected information to evaluate and administer our service, respond to any problems that may arise, and to gauge user trends to determine what features are of most interest to our visitors.

We may, at times, produce reports containing aggregate information about our users such as demographic, age, and online usage information. This allows us to provide information and features that are most relevant to our users. We do not include personally identifiable information in these reports.

OUR SECURITY FEATURES
We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to protect credit card data during transmission. Girls Inc. of Fort Smith employees are made aware of its website privacy practices and we limit access to personal information to those employees with a specific need to retrieve this information.  We may also give other companies access to the information necessary to process your donation. Our technical and fulfillment agents must agree to use personal information only to process or fulfill your requests or to service our site.
 
UPDATING YOUR PREFERENCES
A user can, at any time, change, correct, modify or delete any personal information they may have provided to Girls Inc. of Fort Smith. Users can also unsubscribe from any newsletters or opt out of various promotional e-mailings at any time by clicking on “unsubscribe” links in the newsletter or e-mails.
 
VISITORS FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES
Girls Inc. of Fort Smith and the server which makes this site available worldwide is located in the United States. All matters relating to this site are governed by the laws of the State of Arkansas in the United States. Any information you provide will be transferred to the U.S. By visiting this site and submitting information you authorize this transfer.
 
PROTECTING OUR SITE
We reserve the right to use or disclose any information without notice or consent as needed to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request; to conduct investigations of consumer complaints or possible breaches of law; to protect the integrity of our site and our property; to protect the safety of our visitors or others; to fulfill your requests; or to cooperate in any legal investigation.
 
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy as necessary to maintain the highest protection for our users and to comply with a changing environment. We recommend that you check the policy when you visit our site to be sure you are aware of and understand our current policy. If we make material changes to this policy or in how we will use or collect your personally identifiable information, we will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change. We will not make retroactive changes in how we handle previously collected personal information unless legally required to do so.

We want all our visitors to have fun surfing our site and urge you to use common sense whenever disclosing personal information on this site or anywhere on the Internet.

GOVERNING DOCUMENTS
Girls Inc. makes available the following documents upon written request by outside parties:  annual audit by an independent auditor, IRS Form 990, corporate by-laws, and conflict of interest policy.  To the extent allowed by law, the cost of reproducing and mailing these documents is passed on to the entity requesting the document(s). 

 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@girlsincfortsmith.org