This site is provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of America of Lancaster, PA (“BGC of Lancaster”). BGC of Lancaster is committed to complying fully with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. BGC of Lancaster does not intend to collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Our information collection practices are described below. While we encourage children to visit our site and learn more about our programs, we recommend, however, that parents approve and closely supervise the activity of their children at this and all other online sites. We urge children to check with their parents before entering information on any website and we urge parents to discuss with their children restrictions regarding the online release of personal information to anyone they don’t know.
The Information BGC of Lancaster Collects
BGC of Lancaster collects information in several ways from different parts of this site. BGC of Lancaster may collect personal information from you when you register with this site. BGC of Lancaster also may ask you for personal information at other times, such as when you ask a question or report a problem with this site. If you contact BGC of Lancaster, BGC of Lancaster may keep a record of that session or correspondence, including a record of your e-mail address. BGC of Lancaster may also occasionally ask users to complete surveys for research purposes. There also may be services on this site that require you to fill out an online form or send BGC of Lancaster an e-mail message in order to utilize these services. BGC of Lancaster collects any information that you provide in such circumstances, including any personal information.
We may ask you for identifying and personal information to:
Invite you to receive periodic e-mail updates about our progress: When you accept, or “opt in,” we ask you to give us your e-mail address and respond to some questions that help us tailor our information to your interests. You can “opt out” of receiving these periodic updates at any time.
Processing any online donations you make to BGC of Lancaster: When you donate to honor someone else, we do not use the information you give us about that person for any other purpose.
Accepting your online “registration” at our site: When you agree to give us identifying and personal information, you are giving that information only to BGC of Lancaster and the parties we have involved in operating this site. You are giving it solely to enable the services this site provides.
BGC of Lancaster also may collect IP addresses, domain names, and similar items regarding users of this site to measure the number of visits, pages visited, average time spent on this site, and similar items.
How BGC of Lancaster Uses the Information it Collects
BGC of Lancaster understands the importance of privacy and confidentiality to users of this site. BGC of Lancaster will not share personal information you submit through this site with companies not affiliated with BGC of Lancaster for purposes of marketing or promoting events, products, or similar items, unless such events, products, or similar items are related to BGC of Lancaster, and except that BGC of Lancaster may, from time to time, make personal information available to selected third parties, but only in the aggregate.
Integrity and Security
BGC of Lancaster employs commercially reasonable managerial and technical measures to help protect the security and integrity of the personal information it collects online through this site. You acknowledge, however, that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while BGC of Lancaster strives to protect your personal information, BGC of Lancaster cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to or from this site.
Privacy Practices of Other Sites
We assume no liability for any unauthorized actions of third parties or accidental transmission errors that may disclose information about you, and BGC of Lancaster is not responsible for these other sites’ privacy practices, which may be different from BGC of Lancaster’s privacy practices.
Contacting BGC of Lancaster About Your Personal Information
If you would like to review the personal information that BGC of Lancaster has collected about you through this site in order to verify its accuracy and completeness, or if you have a question or complaint regarding BGC of Lancaster’s privacy practices, or to request that BGC of Lancaster delete your personal information from its records, please contact BGC of Lancaster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last updated: April 27, 2009
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