Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At the Upper Palmetto YMCA we have a few fundamental principles:

» We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We dislike services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
» We don’t share your personal information with anyone.
» We don’t store personal information on our website.

Below is our privacy policy which incorporates these goals:

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, the Upper Palmetto YMCA 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. the Upper Palmetto YMCA’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how the Upper Palmetto YMCA’s visitors use its website. From time to time, the Upper Palmetto YMCA may release non-personally identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to the Upper Palmetto YMCA’s websites choose to interact with the Upper Palmetto YMCA in ways that require the Upper Palmetto YMCA to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that the Upper Palmetto YMCA gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who register online to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with the Upper Palmetto YMCA – by signing up for a program with a fee– are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, the Upper Palmetto YMCA collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with the Upper Palmetto YMCA. The Upper Palmetto YMCA 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

The Upper Palmetto YMCA may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, the Upper Palmetto YMCA may monitor which programs recieve the most visits or the highest number of sign-ups. The Upper Palmetto YMCA may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, the Upper Palmetto YMCA does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally Identifying Information

The Upper Palmetto YMCA discloses potentially personally-identifying and 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 the Upper Palmetto YMCA’s behalf or to provide services available at the Upper Palmetto YMCA’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. By using the Upper Palmetto YMCA’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Upper Palmetto YMCA 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, the Upper Palmetto YMCA discloses potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information only when required to do so by law. If you are a registered user of an the Upper Palmetto YMCA website and have supplied your email address, the Upper Palmetto YMCA may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with the Upper Palmetto YMCA. The Upper Palmetto YMCA takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally identifying and 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. The Upper Palmetto YMCA uses cookies to help the Upper Palmetto YMCA identify and track visitors, their usage of the Upper Palmetto YMCA website, and provide a more interesting experience (cookies are used to show the website in multiple colors). The Upper Palmetto YMCA visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Upper Palmetto YMCA’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of the Upper Palmetto YMCA’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, the Upper Palmetto YMCA may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in the Upper Palmetto YMCA’s sole discretion. The Upper Palmetto YMCA 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.

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