TERMS & CONDITIONS

 

PRIVACY NOTICE EFFECTIVE DATE: November 1, 2018

We at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa (“BBBS”) respect your concerns about privacy and value the trust you have placed in us. This Privacy Notice describes the types of personal information we collect, how we may use that information, and with whom we may share it. Our Privacy Notice also describes the measures we take to protect the security of the information. In addition, we describe the choices you can make about how we use the information you provide to us. We tell you how you can update your contact information, remove your name from our mailing list, or answer any questions you may have about our privacy practices.

WHAT TYPES OF INFORMATION DOES BBBS COLLECT AND HOW DOES BBBS USE THE INFORMATION?

We collect and use information about you to communicate with you about our programs, services, promotions, initiatives and events, and to customize our communications in those areas. We also collect information to improve your website experience; enroll Big Brothers and Big Sisters, children and youth; enable you to make donations to BBBS; and assist you to stay informed about BBBS.

Here are the ways we obtain information about you and the types of information we obtain. We also tell you how we use the information.

  1. Requesting Information or Enrolling. When you reach out to us for additional information about BBBS or when you enroll in the program, your contact information will be added to our database to keep you informed about the agency.
  2. Donations or Purchases. When you donate to BBBS or purchase a ticket or product from BBBS, you will be asked to give us contact and payment information (such as credit card information) so we may process your order. When you pay using a credit card, we use your credit card information only to fulfill your order and for other internal purposes.  We will keep your contact information on file for communication purposes.
  3. Contact Us Link. If you contact us via our website, we may ask you for information such as your name, address and email address so we can respond to your questions or comments. We will keep your contact information on file for communication purposes.
  4. Like many organizations, we use cookies and log files on our website. Cookies are small text files that websites often store on the computer hard drives of visitors to their sites. Log files are small text files that websites automatically create when a user visits a site. We use cookies and log files to enhance the online experience of our visitors and to better understand how our site is used.
  5. When you enroll online to become a Big or Little, you give us your name, email address and phone number. If you are under 13 years old, we ask you to have your parent or guardian enroll you or you may call your local agency directly.

DOES BBBS SHARE INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES?

BBBS does not share personal information about you with any third parties for their own marketing purposes. We would only disclose information about you as required by law.

HOW DOES BBBS PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION?

The security of personal information is a high priority for us. We maintain online safeguards to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration and destruction of the personal information in our possession. To protect the security of your credit card information, we use the industry standard for Internet security — Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. This Internet encryption standard scrambles data as it travels from your computer to our server. You’ll know that you’re in a secure area of our website when the “http” portion of the BBBS website address in your browser changes to “https.” The “s” stands for “secure.”

HOW DOES BBBS UPDATE ITS PRIVACY NOTICE?

BBBS’s products, services, promotions and programs will change over time. This Privacy Notice will be updated periodically to reflect those changes and corresponding changes in our information practices. Whenever we revise this Privacy Notice, we will change the date on the notice to indicate when the revisions were made. We reserve the right to change our information practices and the terms of this Privacy Notice, and to apply the changed practices to all information we have about you.

DOES THIS WEBSITE CONTAIN LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES?

The BBBS website may contain links to other websites that operate independently of BBBS and are not under our control. We provide links to those sites solely for your convenience and information. Those sites have their own privacy notices which we suggest you review if you visit any linked sites. BBBS is not responsible for information that is provided by those sites or for any other use of the sites.

HOW CAN I UPDATE MY CONTACT INFORMATION?

Please email us to indicate you want to change the contact information we have for you. Please email us from the email address we would have on file so we can verify ownership. Email us at info@iowabigs.org.

WHAT IF I PREFER NOT TO RECEIVE contacts FROM BBBS?

Please email us to indicate you would like to unsubscribe from our mailings. Please email us from the email address we would have on file so we can verify ownership. Email us at info@iowabigs.org.