The YMCA of Orange County (“YMCAOC“) is committed to respecting the privacy rights of all visitors to our website. This privacy statement is intended to provide you with the information on how we collect, use and store the information that you provide, in order for you to make appropriate choices for sharing information with us. If we make any changes to this statement, they will be posted on this page and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of any change shows your acceptance of the changes. At this time, the YMCA does not have certification by a third party online privacy seal.
WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED?
YMCAOC does not require that visitors reveal any personally identifying information in order to access our website. However, we may request such information to, among other things, allows a visitor to register online for one of our programs [other examples, eg. to receive one of our newsletters]. Collection of personal information for these services may include the collection of your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, date of birth, and/or credit card number. We only collect personally identifiable information that is voluntarily submitted to us.
As with most sites, certain non-personally identifiable information is recorded by the standard operation or our server. Such information may include: the name of the ISP from which a visitor accesses the Internet, the date and time a visitor accessed the site, the Internet address of the Web site from which a visitor entered our site and where a visitor goes after leaving this Site. This information may be used to measure and monitor the use of our Site and to improve its content.
USE OF INFORMATION
YMCAOC uses this information to create and maintain registration records for each person registered to one of our programs. E-mail addresses are used to communicate with kids and their parents about YMCAOC programs, as well as activity on the site and other features. None of this information is sold or rented to any third parties. We encourage parents to be involved with all of their child’s online activities.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
We may create links to the websites of affiliated or unaffiliated organizations. We will do our best to make sure that every link we have on our site works and sends you to a safe place on the Internet. Although we will make every effort to link only to sites that meet similar standards for maintaining each individual’s right to privacy, we cannot guarantee the content of third party sites. Additionally, many other sites that are not associated or authorized by YMCAOC may have links leading to our site. YMCAOC cannot control these links and is not responsible for any content appearing on those sites.
Cookies are bits of electronic information which a website can transfer to a visitor’s hard drive to help tailor and keep records of his or her visit on the website. This site does use “cookie” technology. Most Internet browsers include preference settings that allow you to be notified and control whether you are sent a cookie.
Our Site uses industry standard security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. While there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the Internet, we will try our best to make sure that your transmissions to and from the Site are kept secure.
Access to personal information is limited to employees and program volunteers who need access to this information in order to do their job or provide you a service.
If you have any questions regarding our Internet Privacy Statement, please contact us at:
YMCA of Orange County
13821 Newport Ave. Suite 200
Tustin, CA 92780