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Support for Families places a high priority on protecting your privacy

General Policy

This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate Support for Families’ commitment to the privacy of our website users. This policy explains what type of information is collected by Support for Families’ website, supportforfamilies.org, and how this information is used.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Support for Families collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Support for Families’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Support for Families’ visitors use its website. 
Support for Families also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged-in users and for users leaving comments. Support for Families only discloses logged-in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Support for Families’ website choose to interact with Support for Families in ways that require Support for Families to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Support for Families gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Support for Families are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Support for Families collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Support for Families. Support for Families does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Support for Families may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, Support for Families may monitor the most popular posts on supportforfamilies.org and may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Support for Families does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Support for Families discloses potentially personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Support for Families’ behalf or to provide services available at Support for Families’ website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Support for Families will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, Support for Families discloses potentially personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Support for Families believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Support for Families, third parties or the public at large. Support for Families takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Support for Families uses cookies to help Support for Families identify and track visitors, their usage of Support for Families’ website, and their website access preferences. Support for Families visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Support for Families’ website, with the drawback that certain features of Support for Families’ website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Support for Families, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Support for Families goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Support for Families may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Third Party Links

Supportforfamlies.org includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the supportforfamilies.org domain, and Support for Families is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

Children Under The Age of 3

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 or knowingly allow such persons to log in to the websites. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on these websites or through any of its features or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as soon as practicable. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Support for Families may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Support for Families’ sole discretion. Support for Families encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.