The Decatur Prevention Initiative believes that you have the right to know what information is being collected about you when you visit our website, and what is done with that information.
Personal Identification Information
We will collect personal identification information from Visitors and Members only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Visitors and Members can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities. We may collect personal identification information from Visitors in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to Visitors who subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, Members who register via this Site, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Visitors may be asked for their name and email address. Members may be asked for their name, email address, cell phone number, and graduation class year(s) of their children. No children’s names or data (other than graduating year) will be requested on this website. Visitors may visit our Site anonymously.
Non-Personal Identification Information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Visitors whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Visitor means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
How we use collected information
Decatur Prevention Initiative may collect and use Visitor and Member personal information for the following purposes:
- To send periodic emails – We may use the email address to send information and news pertaining to Decatur Prevention Initiative. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If a Visitor or Member decides to opt-in to our mailing list and/or joins our Network, they will receive emails that may include network news, information, etc. If at any time Visitors and Members would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails or disengage from our network membership, we include detailed unsubscribe and exit membership instructions at the bottom of each email.
- To connect Members with each other – We use your information to connect you to the general membership and the general membership to you to create networking relationships to propel stated Decatur Prevention Initiative vision, mission, and goals.
- To personalize Visitor and Member experience – We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Visitors as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
- To improve our Site – We may use feedback you enhance to usability and Site content.
How We Protect Your Information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Visitors and Members happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
Sharing Your Personal Information
Our Decatur Prevention Initiative Directory (Directory) will be shared with other Members within our Network. At registration, Members agree to maintain the privacy of other Members and refrain from sharing the Member Directory while registered in our Network and after exiting our Network.
We will not sell, trade, or rent Visitor or Member personal identification information to any outside entity. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding Visitors and Members with our trusted affiliates for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
Third Party Websites
Visitors may find other content on our Site that link to information providers and trusted affiliate resources. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.
Your Acceptance of these Terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.