Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Thank You for being apart of the Virginia Fosters (“organization”, “we”, “us”, “our” or “VAF”) community. We are committed to protecting your personal information (“you”  or “your”) and your rights to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at connect@virginiafosters.org.

When you visit our website http://virginiafosters.org/ (“the site” or “ our site”), you are using (“the service”) Virginia Fosters services and may trust us with your personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this notice, we describe our privacy policy. We seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it. Please take the time to read through this notice carefully. If there are any terms in the privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our site and services.

This privacy policy applies to all information collected through our website (http://virginiafosters.org/) and/or any other related services or events. Please keep in mind that the services we provide are intended for use in the United States. If you use the service outside of the United States you are obliged to comply with the laws and regulations of the territory or country you are accessing the site from.

I. Information We Collect

This site collects (1) personally identifiable information that is voluntarily provided by you. This includes, but is not limited to, your name, physical address, email address, and telephone number. Our site also allows messages to be sent to our email (connect@virginiafosters.org) and may pertain to interests in our services or organization and its events. We also collect (2) nonpersonal statistical data which may be information such as site traffic and usage patterns. The use of industry-standard technology such as cookies are used to collect information.

II. How Do We Use Your Information?

Personal information that is submitted voluntarily to the site is used to deliver requested information or answer concerns or interests you may have. This also includes the opportunity for us to send you promotional or informational emails, newsletters, etc.


Any non personal statistical information collects is used to measure our site activity. We measure this in order to improve the structure of our website, and Virginia Fosters may use the information to garner an understanding and better build upon the interests and concerns of the site’s visitors.

III. Will Information Be Shared?

Virginia Fosters should not sell, trade or otherwise disclose your personally submitted information to any third parties for their own purposes without your consent. The only time any of your personal information is disclosed is as described in this Privacy Policy, we give and obtain a notice to receive your consent, or it is within accordance with data protection laws.

We may disclose your personal information when we or our service partners deliver Virginia Fosters services to you, such as sharing emails to our email provider in order to send you transactional or promotional emails.

We may disclose your information (personal and non personal) if we (1) need to protect our rights (2) enforce our Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy (3) if it is required by law or (4) to prevent imminent harm.

IV. Privacy Protection for Children

Virginia Fosters, in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, does not knowingly or intentionally permit anyone under the age of 13 years old to provide any personal information through our site. If any indication of such information is shared or submitted, then the VAF team will take appropriate steps and measures to remove it.

V. Changes to the Privacy Policy

It is within our rights to update this Privacy Policy at any given time. Changes that are made will be posted on this page with an updated effective date. Please be encouraged to return to this page often in order to review our Policy for updates.

If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy or any of our terms stated within this or our Terms of Use, then please discontinue use of the site.

VI. Contact Information

Virginia Fosters is committed to protecting your information and privacy. While using our site, we encourage any feedback or questions and concerns that you may have. Given that this campaign is powered by our partner, Virginia’s Kids Belong, please reach out through their main contact channel provided below.

Virginia’s Kids Belong
connect@vakidsbelong.org

 

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