PRIVACY POLICY

Introduction

Joanna’s Place is strongly committed to protecting your privacy.  We will never sell, rent or make available any information you provide on www.joannasplace.org (the "Site"). We will only send you messages about Joanna’s Place and the services provided, and information about fundraising efforts. In this written Privacy Policy, Joanna’s Place describes the scope and breadth of our commitment to privacy. Joanna’s Place may, in its discretion, amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any material changes to our policy will be reflected on this page, so that you remain informed about the information we collect and how we use it. By exploring and using this Site, and by submitting information as you use this Site, you agree to Joanna’s Place use of such information as described herein. This Site may contain links to external sites, which sites are not governed by this privacy policy, and Joanna’s Place does not take responsibility for the privacy practices of any third party sites to which we link. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any such sites before you submit information there.

Information That We Collect, and How We Use It

Joanna’s Place collects information from our users when they create their account for this Site, seek additional information regarding our services or employment opportunities, or register for events. Some of our Site's registration, enrollment, account setup and other forms may ask users to give us contact information, unique personal identifiers, subject areas of interest and/or demographic information. We may use this data to tailor the visitor's experience at our Site. We sometimes aggregate demographic information and the types of systems and browsers of users for internal purposes, so that we may better understand the user population of our Site, identify subject areas of interest, and determine whether the Site is designed to work with the computer settings of a majority of our visitors. Joanna’s Place also may conduct user surveys on the Web, which usually are intended to improve our web content, navigation, and overall visitor experience.
Any personal information that you provide, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc., allows Joanna’s Place to inform you about events, ask for donations and support, and inform you of new information related to the support and services provided by Joanna’s Place. We will not sell, share, or rent or otherwise make available any of that information to other parties, except that we may disclose the information to third parties who perform services on our behalf in connection with the Site and have a need to access the information in connection with those services. In addition, Joanna’s Place may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information that you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to Joanna’s Place. Individuals that subscribe to e-mail newsletters are given the opportunity to opt-out of promotions, news, and information at the time of sign up. Our Site also provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the points where we request information. You may also feel free to contact us at info@joannasplace.org.

E-Mail Addresses

We may collect the e-mail addresses at the point of subscription, of users who wish to receive e-mail notification of information about Joanna’s Place. We will not, however, share any e-mail addresses with any third party or send unsolicited e-mail to any of the addresses we collect, except in very limited circumstances as set forth in this policy.

Cookies

Joanna’s Place may use browser cookies on this Site to keep track of your visit to our Site. A "cookie" is a small amount of data that is sent from a Web server to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. Use of cookies may allow Joanna’s Place to provide a higher quality, more relevant, site visitor experience. Use of cookies may also allow Joanna’s Place to automate entry into password protected portions of the Site so that you will not need to re-enter your password each time you visit our Site. We may also use cookies to track which areas of the web site are most popular with our users and to further Joanna’s Place's understanding concerning overall use of the site. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your computer. Please refer to your browser instructions or a help screen to learn more about these functions and how to use them. Please be advised that certain sections or functionalities of the Site may be inaccessible to you if your browser does not accept cookies.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

International Transfer of Information

Although Joanna’s Place is based in the United States, the Site may be viewed and hosted anywhere in the world, including countries that may not have laws regulating the use and transfer of personally-identifiable data. By using the Site and submitting information on it, you voluntarily consent to such international transfer and hosting of such information.

Security Processes

Joanna’s Place takes steps that are generally accepted as industry standard to protect your personally-identifiable information, Joanna’s Place cannot guarantee that your personally-identifiable information will not become accessible to unauthorized persons.

Links to Other Web Sites

Joanna’s Place is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any non-Joanna’s Place web sites to which we link from this Site.

Compliance with Law

Joanna’s Place complies with all applicable privacy laws and regulations. Joanna’s Place may be compelled to surrender personal user or customer information to United States or other legal authorities without express user consent if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules and regulations of any nation, state or other applicable jurisdiction. Also, in the event of a violation of the terms and conditions of use of this Site or a violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through this Site, we may disclose personal user information to our affected partners or legal authorities.

Change and/or Delete Information

You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any personally-identifiable information that you submit to this Site. To do so, please either follow instructions on the page of the Site on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered or send a message to info@joannasplace.org.

Children

Joanna’s Place understands the importance of protecting children's privacy, particularly in their online interactions. This website is not designed for and does not intentionally target or solicit to children 18 years of age and younger.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, or Joanna’s Place's practices as we operate this Site, please send an email to info@joannasplace.org.