Privacy Policy

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate the Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County’s firm commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This policy explains which types of information is collected by the Boys & Girls Club website, www.bgcelkhartcounty.org, and how this information is used.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected

Boys & Girls Club members that register for www.bgcelkhartcounty.org and individuals that sign up to receive Boys & Girls Club e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address.) We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always "opt out," either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

Cookies

The website www.bgcelkhartcounty.org uses "cookie" messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The cookie is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you are particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.bgcelkhartcounty.org so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

How Your Information May Be Used

We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your membership application, etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may use your information to track visitors of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve the needs of our users. It also let us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.

Email Privacy

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County does not provide, sell or rent email addresses to anyone outside of the organization.

Membership

We work with PayPal’s secure site to collect credit card payments for membership. PayPal will not sell, share or rent information they collect on our behalf in ways different than what is disclosed in this statement. See www.paypal.com for their complete privacy policy.

Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be award that the Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County is not responsible for the 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 each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

E-mail Newsletter

We send out email newsletter to those users who have signed up to be on our mailing list. Every email from the Boys & Girls Club contains an option for the user to unsubscribe.

Notification of Changes

We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy policy at any time by electric notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.