Last changes: July 11, 2001
Beech Acres is a child-focused family services agency in Greater Cincinnati dedicated to providing effective programs which preserve and strengthen families, enabling their children to live more productive lives.
We are aware that visitors to our Web site are concerned about what information is being gathered from site users, how that information is used, and with whom information may be shared.
We believe that you should have control over who receives your personal information, whether it concerns where you live, what your interests are, or how you choose to conduct transactions.
Therefore, we do not use or disclose information about your individual visits to beechacres.org or information that you may give us, such as your name, address, e-mail address or telephone number, to any outside companies.
2. Information about beechacres.org visitors
Beech Acres gathers and analyzes certain general usage information, like the numbers and frequencies of visitors to beechacres.org and its areas – very much like television ratings that tell networks how many people tuned in to a program. Whenever you access Beech Acres’ site, certain non-identifying information is gathered from your Internet connection. This information is analyzed monthly, allowing us to determine how often the website is accessed, from where the website is accessed, when the website is accessed, and what information is being accessed. This analysis enables us to make changes that reflect our visitors’ interests. Information collected includes the Internet Protocol (IP) number assigned to your computer when you access the Internet, the name of the domain from which you access the Internet, the time and date of your visit to our site, the Web pages you viewed within beechacres.org, and, sometimes, the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked to Beech Acres’ site. None of this information allows us to identify or contact you and is collected for statistical purposes only.
We do use “cookies” on this site. Cookies are files or pieces of information that may be stored in your computer’s hard drive when you visit a web site. Most browsers are set initially to accept cookies. If you prefer you can set your browser to alert you when cookies are sent to your computer.
3. Information about You
Beech Acres collects personally identifying information from you when you register for a group, make a donation, ask a question, register for “For the Love of Kids,” or submit a volunteer application or employment application. Participation in these areas of the site is voluntary. We want to be very clear: We will not obtain personally identifiable information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Beech Acres does not share, sell or trade any information it obtains from you on its web site to any third party.
We may use the information that we collect to send mail or email about Beech Acres’ services or events to people who have visited Beech Acres’ site. Please understand that any submitted questions or messages reach Beech Acres through a standard email connection, no extra security is provided. Beech Acres intends to keep such information secure. However, you should be aware, that others may attempt to circumvent our security measures and access such information and use it, though any such use would be without our consent.
3.a. Children’s Privacy Statement for Beechacres.org
Beech Acres does not knowingly collect any personal information about children without first getting consent from the child’s parents. If we inadvertently collect personal information about any child, we will immediately delete that information from our database, upon this information being brought to our attention.
This privacy statement explains our practices with respect to the online collection and use of personal information from children under the age of thirteen, and provides important information on your rights under federal law with respect to such information.
We do NOT knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. Because we do not collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen, we do NOT knowingly distribute such information to third parties.
We do NOT knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information.
We do NOT condition a child’s participation in online activities on providing more personally identifiable information than is needed to participate in the activity.
If you have questions about this policy, please contact us by mail, email or telephone at the address listed below:
6881 Beechmont Avenue,
Cincinnati, Ohio 45230
Phone: (513) 231-6630
Beechacres.org uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to keep your personal information secure. When you make a donation, Beechacres.org helps to protect your information by working with vendors that provide a secure and safe environment for credit card donations. For more information on making an online donation, click here.
5. Beechacres.org Privacy Changes
If we decide to change our privacy statement for beechacres.org, we will post those changes prominently so that you will know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone.