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Our Privacy Policy

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
The YMCA of Greater Richmond is committed to maintaining the privacy of our members and donors, and is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from those disclosed in this statement. The YMCA of Greater Richmond collects information from visitors at several different points on our web site.

JOINING ONLINE, PROGRAM REGISTRATION AND ONLINE DONATIONS
In order to use some of the features on this web site, including online program registration, membership, and donations, visitors must submit billing and contact information. This information is used solely by the YMCA of Greater Richmond for processing donations, membership dues, or program dues. The YMCA of Greater Richmond is the sole owner of the information and will not sell, share, or rent this information to outside parties.

The YMCA of Greater Richmond may send mailings, emails or other means of communication to donors, members and program participants. You may opt out of these communications by sending a request to our marketing department to be removed from future communications. To do so, please contact the YMCA of Greater Richmond Marketing Department at 649-9622 or send an email.

COOKIES
The YMCA of Greater Richmond may use cookies to remember if visitors have logged in while on our site. This allows web site users to avoid logging in more than once, thereby saving time. Users have the option of disabling or not accepting cookies by changing the preferences on their browsers*. If users opt to disable cookies, they will still be able to use our web site. No personally identifiable information (such as email address, name, etc.) is collected with the cookies that we set. Accepting cookies while on the YMCA of Greater Richmond’s site will not put the user at risk for marketing to other sites.

*Different browsers have different cookie settings. With Netscape, you can ask the browser to allow, warn you about, or completely disable cookies. Internet Explorer has an additional feature with which you can specify different settings for different security zones. You can choose to allow web sites to create cookies for you in your trusted sites (such as YMCA of Greater Richmond), to warn you before you create them in your local intranet zone, or to give you the option of never allowing them in a restricted zone. See the "Help" section of your particular browser for more information on working with cookies.

WEB STATISTICS
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track visitor interests, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use for reporting. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

SHARING
We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners, sponsors, and donors. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. We share this aggregate information as a statistical analysis only to show the reach and impact of our site, which helps validate to potential supporters the value of having the web site. The YMCA of Greater Richmond partners with local organizations to provide services and programs that would otherwise not be available. We will not share any personal information of members or program participants involved with these programs or services without prior written consent.

LINKS
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that the YMCA of Greater Richmond disclaims any responsibility for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our visitors to be aware of this when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by our web site.

SECURITY
Precautions are taken to protect any information provided. Security measures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. All data transmissions are encrypted. Access to individual information is password protected and restricted to authorized personnel.

SURVEYS
Occasionally, our site requests information from users via web surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary, and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include demographic data (such as zip code and age), but nothing that can identify any individual person will be collected. Survey results will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use of and satisfaction with this site.

NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
If we change our privacy policy, we will post notice of those changes on our home page so that our visitors are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy currently posted on our web site.

CORRECTING / UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION
If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code or email address) or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update, or remove the personal data that was provided to us. To update your personal information, please contact the YMCA of Greater Richmond Marketing Department at 649-9622 or send an email.

KIDS AND PARENTS
Kids – If you are 18 years of age or younger, please be sure to ask your parents for permission before providing any information to us.

Parents – We hope that you and your kids enjoy our web site. In communicating directly with minors over the Internet, we recognize the unique issues raised regarding the protection of your kid’s privacy. The YMCA of Greater Richmond will take all reasonable measures to protect your kids and their privacy. We recommend, however, that you caution your children on the importance of scrutinizing sources and checking with you before revealing any personal information.

GENERAL
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and the YMCA of Greater Richmond with respect to use of the Website, superseding all prior or contemporaneous communications and/or proposals. The YMCA of Greater Richmond reserves the right to make changes to these Terms and Conditions immediately by posting the changed Terms and Conditions in this location. By continuing to use the Website, you are agreeing to all changes made by the YMCA of Greater Richmond. A printed version of these Terms and Conditions shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to use of the Website to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

The Website is controlled and operated by the YMCA of Greater Richmond from its principal office in the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA. The YMCA of Greater Richmond makes no representation that materials on the Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access the Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. The Website is not intended to subject the YMCA of Greater Richmond to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States of America

YOUR IDEAS
We encourage you to share your comments and questions with us. We promise to read all the mail you send to us, but we may not be able to respond to all of it. However, please note that we assume no responsibility for reviewing unsolicited ideas for our business (like product, service or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities between your ideas and future YMCA of Greater Richmond products, services or programs. This means that we have no obligation to treat your idea submissions confidentially and that we can use them without paying you for them. Any and all idea submissions will be owned by the YMCA of Greater Richmond exclusively and may be used by the YMCA of Greater Richmond for any purpose, now or in the future.

You may send comments or questions to us by going to our Association Contact Page.

The YMCA of Greater Richmond may send mailings, emails or other means of communication to donors, members and program participants. You may opt out of these communications by sending a request to our marketing department to be removed from future communications. To do so, please contact the YMCA of Greater Richmond Marketing Department at 649-9622 or send an email.