Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Our Donors

We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all information received by Ella Austin Community Center, both online and offline, on any Platform (“Platform”, includes the Ella Austin Community Center’s website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

Internet Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Ella Austin Community Center we have a few fundamental principles:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, support our programs, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our websites or programs.
  • Below is our privacy policy which incorporates these goals:
  • It is Ella Austin Community Center’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
  • If you have questions about accessing or correcting your personal data please contact our support team at ella@ellaaustinsa.org.

Website Visitors

Like most websites, Ella Austin Community Center collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.
Ella Austin Community Center’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Ella Austin Community Center’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Ella Austin Community Center may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its websites.
Ella Austin Community Center monitors visitor potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses accessing our websites for the purpose of identifying potential terms and/or security violations or general misuse.
Ella Austin Community Center collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our websites. Ella Austin Community Center only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that a commenter’s IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the website where the comment was left.

Registration and Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

A user maybe requested to complete a registration form or fill out an application form. As part of this procedure Ella Austin Community Center needs to collect certain information from you (such as name and email address, etc.). This information is used to contact you about the products/programs/services on our site in which you have expressed interest. We may also need to collect demographic information (such as gender, age, income, etc.) about yourself and family to process your request or application.
Certain visitors to Ella Austin Community Center’s websites choose to interact with Ella Austin Community Center in ways that require Ella Austin Community Center to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Ella Austin Community Center gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Ella Austin Community Center – by making donations online, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions.
In each case, Ella Austin Community Center collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Ella Austin Community Center.
Ella Austin Community Center does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related or program activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Ella Austin Community Center may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Ella Austin Community Center may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Ella Austin Community Center does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Ella Austin Community Center discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Ella Austin Community Center’s behalf or to provide services available at Ella Austin Community Center’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Ella Austin Community Center’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.

Ella Austin Community Center will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Ella Austin Community Center discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Ella Austin Community Center believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights Ella Austin Community Center, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Ella Austin Community Center website and have supplied your email address, Ella Austin Community Center may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Ella Austin Community Center and our products. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users.

Ella Austin Community Center takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
From time-to-time our websites will request information via surveys or promotions. Participation in these surveys or promotions is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify participants. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of our websites or programs.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Ella Austin Community Center uses cookies to help Ella Austin Community Center identify and track visitors, their usage of Ella Austin Community Center’s website, and their website access preferences.

Ella Austin Community Center visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Ella Austin Community Center’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Ella Austin Community Center’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.
Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

Other Websites

Ella Austin Community Center’s websites contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Ella Austin Community Center may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Ella Austin Community Center’s sole discretion. Ella Austin Community Center encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Change log:

August 3, 2015: Rewrote new Internet Privacy Policy

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