Our Privacy Policy

Safe & Sound places a high priority on protecting your privacy

GENERAL POLICY

This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate Safe & Sound’s commitment to the privacy of our website users. This policy explains what type of information is collected by Safe & Sound’s website, safeandsound.org and how this information is used. The collection of donor information is governed by our Donor Privacy Policy.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Safe & Sound 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. Safe & Sound’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Safe & Sound’s visitors use its website.
Safe & Sound also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged-in users and for users leaving comments. Safe & Sound 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 blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Safe & Sound’s website choose to interact with Safe & Sound in ways that require Safe & Sound to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Safe & Sound gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Safe & Sound are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Safe & Sound collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Safe & Sound. Safe & Sound 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 activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Safe & Sound may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, Safe & Sound may monitor the most popular posts on safeandsound.org and may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Safe & Sound does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Safe & Sound discloses potentially 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 Safe & Sound’s behalf or to provide services available at Safe & Sound’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Safe & Sound 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, Safe & Sound discloses potentially personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Safe & Sound believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Safe & Sound, third parties or the public at large. Safe & Sound takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying information.

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. Safe & Sound uses cookies to help Safe & Sound identify and track visitors, their usage of Safe & Sound’s website, and their website access preferences. Safe & Sound visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Safe & Sound’s website, with the drawback that certain features of Safe & Sound’s website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Safe & Sound, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Safe & Sound goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Safe & Sound may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Third Party Links

Safeandsound.org includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the safeandsound.org domain, and Safe & Sound is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

Children Under the Age of 13

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 or knowingly allow such persons to log in to the websites. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on these websites or through any of its features or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as soon as practicable. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Safe & Sound may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Safe & Sound’s sole discretion. Safe & Sound 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.