This site is owned and operated exclusively by Family Builders By Adoption, a non-profit licensed agency operating within California. Family Builders is committed to protecting your privacy. As a result we have put this page together in order to communicate to you exactly how and why we collect personal information from this website and what it is used for. Also, if at any time, you do not want information from us, please send an email to email@example.com.
What information does Family Builders collect?
Family Builders collects the following information from this website:
- When you fill out a request form on our web site or call our offices, we will ask for information such as your name, address, business, phone number and e-mail address.
- We also provide you with the ability to leave specific messages when using our website.
- If you are making a donation, we will ask for your contact information including billing information, credit card
information and how you would like to use your donation. Our website has a number of security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information under our control. Our computer systems have restricted access limited only to those persons and organizations necessary to the proper functioning of Edgewood.org. This access applies to all electronic and physical security measures. Highly sensitive data, including credit card information, is additionally secured through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
How is the information used?
We use information from our website visitors to help us assess your situation so we may offer better services or to provide you with information packets, newsletters, or other materials. We also use your information to appropriately process your requested online donations.
Is the information shared?
Do you track site usage?
Family Builders tracks the movement of our visitors through our site through such vehicles as HootSuite and Google Analytics. Information that is tracked includes:
- Reports based on links visited
- Reports based on source of entrance to the site domain
- Reports based on search engines and search terms used to find our site
- Reports based on amount of time spent viewing specific sections/pages of the site
Please note however that we do not track the movement of individual users. The above listed vehicles we use does not allow for the personal identification of individual users. That is, individuals remain anonymous when visiting www.familybuilders.org until they choose to provide personally identifying information via email, request forms, or other means.
What about other links accessible from your site?
Cookies are pieces of information that a Web Site transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that. Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means they cannot be used to track your movements around the web. Although they do identify a user's computer, cookies do not personally identify users or passwords. Credit card information is not stored in cookies.
(i) To estimate our audience size and patterns; and
(ii) To track preferences and to improve and update our Web Site;
Protection for Children
In compliance with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), Family Builders does not knowingly request or display personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting and receiving parental consent first.
If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us.