Our Commitment to Data Security:
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. This includes but is not limited to, industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving consumer financial data.
Our Commitment to Privacy:
Your privacy is important to us. Children’s Friend does not rent, sell or exchange our mailing lists nor any information submitted through this website. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
The Information We Collect:
For non-donating visitors, we collect only the domain name but not the e-mail address of visitors to our Web page, and aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit. The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web page and to gather information about web site traffic patterns.
On some pages, you can make a donation or register for an event. The types of personal information collected on these pages may include some or all of the following:
Email address (for those who choose to provide it)
Credit/Debit Card Information
How We Use Information:
We use the information you provide about yourself on the donation page to complete the donation process. We may also use the information you submit to provide you with additional information if you choose to be added to our mailing and email lists. In order to be added to these lists you must specifically choose to do so by checking the appropriate box on the donation information page. If you do not choose to do so, your email and mailing address will not be used.
Children’s Friend does not rent, sell or exchange our mailing lists nor any information submitted through this website. We never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above.
This site contains links to other sites. Children’s Friend is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy:
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important to Children’s Friend. For that reason, and in accordance with COPPA (the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1999), we do not knowingly collect or maintain information at our website from children who are younger than 13.
How to Review and/or Correct Your Information:
Upon request we offer visitors the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information, financial information, unique identifiers or transaction information. Consumers can have this information corrected by sending us an email, calling us at the telephone number below or writing to us at the address below.
153 Summer Street
Providence, RI 02903
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will contact you before we use your data for these new purposes to notify you of the policy change and to provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. We will also post the policy changes to our website to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our website periodically.
Your privacy is important to us. Children’s Friend values our relationship with all our clients, friends and donors who, by their support and involvement, enable us to provide important and much-needed benefits to the children we serve. Thank you.