Privacy Policy

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Our Policy

This policy was developed to explain what information we collect and how we protect personal privacy on our website located at www.accdc.org. By using ECDC ACC DC’s website, you consent to the practices described in this policy. We reserve the right to amend this policy at any time. When the policy is updated, the amended version will be reflected on our website. Changes will go into effect immediately upon posting.

Collection of General Information

Our web servers automatically collect some basic information regarding visits to our site. For example, your IP address is logged when you visit ECDC ACC DC’s website. Your IP information allows us to understand how you use our site and enables us to make changes to our site in order to improve your experience. Information regarding your computer, your connection to our website (such as your browser type, operating system, and platform), and your user history (including, but not limited to, your session information, page errors, and the length of your visits to specific pages within our website) may also be collected. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Use of cookies

Our site uses cookies to remember certain user information. Cookies are electronic identifiers that are transferred automatically to your computer through your browser that allow computers to save certain information you provide so that a website can recognize you when you use the same website in the future. This makes web surfing easier by avoiding logging in more than once, which saves time, and creating a customized website that fits your needs. Use of cookies is considered industry standard and your browser is probably set to accept cookies. You may, however, disable or refuse to accept cookies by changing the preferences or settings on your web browser at any time. If you choose to disable cookies, you will still be able to use our website. However, you will not be able to fully take advantage of certain automation and other functionality features available.

Collecting Personal Data

It is possible to visit our website without entering any personal information. We will not obtain this data unless you choose to provide such information voluntarily. You may choose to do this when completing a donation on our website, signing up for our newsletter, or completing any other form on our site. Personal Information you may be asked to provide is your: Name, Postal Address, Email address, Phone number, and Credit or Debit Card Information. We do not store credit card numbers on any electronic database or maintain any record of them. Personal information about donors and supporters is kept and utilized so that we can acknowledge contributions and maintain contact to share updates on our work as well as reach out for additional appeals. You can unsubscribe from ECDC ACC DC’s newsletter at any time by following the instructions at the bottom of each message.

Security

Donations and other personal information provided to us will be transmitted through Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption. The third-party systems that maintain donation data as well as mailing list information are stored on a secure server and require an authorized staff to log in with a password. However, please understand that whenever you voluntarily disclose Personal Information online this information cannot be made one-hundred percent secure and, in some cases, that information can be intercepted, collected, and used by others.

Disclosure of Personal Information

It is our policy not to disclose, sell, rent, or trade your Personal Information to any individual, business, government entity, or any third party, except when required by law. We will not send you mailings on behalf of other organizations.

Other Websites

Our site contains links to other third-party sites. Be aware that when clicking on these links that take you out of ECDC ACC DC’s website this privacy policy no longer applies. Independent sites likely have their own privacy policy, which we encourage you to read as it may be different.

Children’s Policy

Protecting the privacy of children is especially important to us. For that reason, this site is not designed to be used by children and we do not knowingly collect personal information by users under the age of 13. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under 13 who has provided information to us, please contact us so that we remove that information.

Contact

You may contact ECDC directly by emailing ecdc-it@ecdcus.org should you have any questions regarding this policy, the practices of this site, or your experience on our site.