Last Revised: March 23, 2005
This privacy statement applies to all Web sites produced and
maintained by CASA of the Pikes Peak Region,
including without limitation CASAPPR.ORG and ACHILDSVOICEINCOURT.ORG
The information on these Web sites (the “Sites”) is being collected
by CASA of the Pikes Peak Region. This privacy statement is
designed to tell you how we collect and use personal information
so you can
make an informed decision about using our Sites. Please read
this statement before using our Sites or submitting any personal
information to us. By using any of our Sites, you consent to
the information collection and use practices described herein.
CASA of the Pikes Peak Region reserves the right to change
the provisions of this privacy statement at any time, but will
alert you that
changes have been made by indicating on the privacy statement
the date it was last updated. Your use of the Site following
the posting of such changes or revised statement shall constitute
your acceptance of any such changes. We encourage you to review
our privacy statement whenever you visit any of our Sites to
make sure that you understand how any personal information
you provide will be used.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
CASA of the Pikes Peak Region, together with its state and
local members, supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer
advocacy for abused and neglected children so that they can
thrive in safe, permanent homes. In order to further this
mission, CASA of the Pikes Peak Region may collect certain information from
you through the Sites, including personal information (i.e.,
individual information that may be used to personally identify
or contact you). Collection is done both actively (information
you voluntarily submit to us) and passively (information
automatically gathered from your computer).
At several places on our Site, we collect certain information
you voluntarily provide to us which may contain personally
identifiable information. For example, if you make a donation,
become a member, request an invitation to join our judges
page, fill out a form or register for an event through the
site, we may collect your name, address, phone and email.
We collect similar information if you purchase an item in
our online store. You may also provide us with credit card
information for payment of purchases, donations, membership
fees or other fees collected by CASA of the Pikes Peak Region. However, credit
card information is only used to process the transaction.
In addition, from time to time our Sites may request information
as part of surveys or contests or in connection with grant
applications and reporting. If you send us an email request
or participate in our forums, we may store that information
Our software automatically collects certain information from
your computer (such as your Internet address and browser
type) using two methods: (1) “cookies” and (2) log files.
- Cookies. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s
hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of
a cookie is not linked to any personally identifiable information
for security purposes, to collect aggregate web statistics
and in an effort to enhance the experience on our Site. If
you wish to block, erase, or be warned of cookies, please
refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn
about these functions. If a user rejects a cookie, they may
still use our Site, however they will be limited in some
of its areas. For example, the user may not receive certain
information from us and the shopping cart feature may not
- Log Files. We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer
the Site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic
information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked
to personally identifiable information.
HOW DO WE USE THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
CASA of the Pikes Peak Region is the sole owner of the information collected
on this Site. Personal information that you provide CASA of the Pikes Peak Region (such as a personal email address) may be used by CASA of the Pikes Peak Region in the following ways:
- to contact you about your use of the Site or about our
programs, services, products, activities or special events;
- to advocate for children and otherwise further our mission
- to respond to your comments or requests;
- to request feedback and to enable us to develop and improve
the Site and our products and services;
- for internal and marketing, promotional, informational
and fundraising purposes; and
- for the specific purpose for which the information was
For example, we may send new members a welcoming email, and
members and donors may occasionally receive newsletters or
information on our programs, services, products, fundraising
campaigns, or special events. Please see “What Choices Do You
Have Regarding The Use Of Your Information?” below regarding
your options not to receive such communications.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE SHARE WITH THIRD PARTIES?
We will not sell, share, or rent any personal information to
others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement
without first obtaining your authorization.. We may provide
aggregate information (i.e., information we collect that
does not allow you to be personally identified or contacted)
to third parties without your authorization, such as information
about your access and use of the Site.
We may disclose personal information you provide to independent
contractors, volunteers, agencies, service providers and consultants
who are engaged by or working with CASA of the Pikes Peak Region and who need
access to such information to carry out their programs or services.
For example, we may use credit card processing companies to
process payments and outside shipping companies to ship orders.
We may partner with other agencies or organizations to provide
specific programs or services and will share information with
them in order to facilitate their provision of such programs
or services. We may also disclose personal information we have
collected if we are required to do so by law or if in our good
faith judgment, such action is reasonably necessary to comply
with legal process, to respond to any claims, or to protect
the rights of CASA of the Pikes Peak Region, its constituents and the public.
Please note: This Site may contain links to other sites. Please
be aware that CASA of the Pikes Peak Region is not responsible for the privacy
practices of such other sites. We encourage our users/subscribers
to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy
statements of every web site that collects personally identifiable
information. Similarly, if you entered this Site through another
Web site, CASA of the Pikes Peak Region is also not responsible for the privacy
of the originating site before providing any personal information
to that site. This privacy statement applies solely to information
collected by CASA of the Pikes Peak Region.
WHAT STEPS DO WE TAKE TO PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We use reasonable precautions to protect user information online. For example,
our employee’s computers are password protected, and we provide regular education
to our employees regarding our security and privacy practices. When we collect
credit card information we use a secure server with Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
encryption software that makes unauthorized access more difficult.
HOW CAN YOU CORRECT AND UPDATE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
If you wish to verify, correct or delete any personal information,
please contact us and
we will endeavor to correct, update or remove the personal
data you have provided
us as you indicate to the extent such information is not
necessary to complete any services or transactions with us.
WHAT CHOICES DO YOU HAVE REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR
You may “opt-out” of receiving communications from CASA of
the Pikes Peak Region, except to the extent such information
is not necessary to complete any services or transactions you
have entered into,
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or
how personal information collected on our Web sites is used,
you can email us or
call us at 719-447-9898.