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Privacy Policy

ABILITY Awareness is committed to safeguarding your personal privacy while using this site. Please read the following policy to understand how the personal information you may choose to provide will be treated as you make full use of the offerings of this site. This policy may change from time to time so please check back for updates.

What Information Does ABILITY Awareness Collect?
To maximize the benefits provided by this site, we encourage all users to use ABILITY Awareness' sign-up form, which is linked directly to the home page. The types of information requested include your name, address, zip code, e-mail address, telephone number, and organization. There is also a "comments" section where you can enter additional information. Beyond the feedback form, we offer the option of making tax deductible donations to ABILITY Awareness with a credit card and will collect the information needed to make those transactions.

Opportunity to Decide Whether to Provide Information
Provision of the information described above is strictly voluntary. Although we hope most users of the site will use the sign-up form, it is your choice to do so and access to the site is not dependent on providing the information.

How is the Personal Information Used?
The information you provide to us in the feedback form will be used to learn more about the community we serve, to provide individual users access to information via newsletters or updates, and to have a way of contacting you in the future regarding upcoming opportunities with ABILITY Awareness. If after providing this information to us, you decide at some point that you no longer wish to be contacted regarding the volunteer opportunities or other services we provide, you can simply contact us by e-mail and stop the use of your personal information in this manner. With respect to any use of your credit card on this site, such information of course will be covered by our software protection program and its use will be strictly limited to completing the specific transaction with the credit card company.

Will the Personal Information I Provide Be Given to Third Parties?
ABILITY Awareness respects the rights and privacy of every individual and does not provide any personal information collected to corporate sponsors or other third parties.

Are "Cookies" Used On This Site?
A "cookie" is a small amount of data sent to your browser from a Web server which is stored on your computer's hard drive and used to store or sometimes track information about your use of a site. This site does not use any cookies at this time, and ABILITY Awareness will give you the option to reject any cookies that may be used in the future. We do provide links to other Web sites which may use their own cookies and you should familiarize yourself with their practices. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of those Web sites.

Aggregate Survey Information
We will protect any personal information you provide as described above, however, ABILITY Awareness reserves the right to use aggregated, anonymous data about our users as a group. This data does not contain any personally identifiable information. For instance, we might report to current or potential partners or advertisers that a certain percentage of our users live in a specific area of the country, or represent certain types of organizations, or have certain types of interests. This type of survey information is intended to allow a more targeted selection of benefits and opportunities for our users as a group.

Other Potential Disclosure of Information
ABILITY Awareness may disclose account information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be (1) violating ABILITY Awareness' terms of service or (2) causing injury to or interference with our rights or property, other ABILITY Awareness users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such actions. ABILITY Awareness may also access or disclose account information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it and for other administrative purposes necessary to maintaining the site.

Bulletin Board/Discussion Group Messages
Please remember that any personal information which you include in messages posted on ABILITY Awareness' online Bulletin Board/Discussion Group is available to the public and can be collected and used by others. All viewpoints, ideas, proposals, information and other intellectual property posted on ABILITY Awareness' Bulletin Board/Discussion Group are the property of ABILITY Awareness and may be used in furtherance of the organization's goals and objectives.

Parents and Children Under the Age of 18
If you are under the age of 18, be sure to ask your parents for permission before you send any information about yourself to this site or to anyone over the Internet. ABILITY Awareness recommends as a general matter that parents accompany children under the age of 18 when using content on the Internet and that you carefully review this privacy policy before any personal information about children is provided to the site.

ABILITY Awareness reserves the right to amend or alter its online privacy policy at any time without notice by posting such change to this site.



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