Website Privacy and Refund Policies

For the Boys & Girls Club of Sherman

  

Privacy and the Boys & Girls Club of the Sherman


The Boys & Girls Club of Sherman recognizes that respecting user privacy over the Internet is of utmost importance. This privacy statement is designed to provide information about the privacy and data collection practices for the site: http://www.ShermanClubLife.org. The Site is operated by Boys & Girls Club of the Sherman.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact our Vice President of Business Operations at E[email protected] or by postal mail to:

· Boys & Girls Club of the Sherman

· PO Box 452

· Sherman, Texas 75091


Identifying Information. In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are or providing any information about yourself. In some areas of the Site, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to process an order, offer services that require registration, assist you with technical support issues or to follow up with you. Generally, the Boys & Girls Club of the Sherman requests identifying information when you: 

· Register on any of our web sites. 

· Make a payment 

· Provide feedback to an online survey or tell us about an idea or suggestion. 

· Request information or files from technical support or customer service.


In these instances, BGCS will ask for your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and other appropriate information needed to provide you with these services. In all instances, if you receive a newsletter or other mailing from us, you will always be able to "unsubscribe" to these mailings at any time.

BGCS values the trust that our families and service providers place in us when they give us personal information. We believe that privacy is more than an issue of compliance and endeavor to manage personal information in accordance with our core value of respect for the individual. Boys & Girls Clubs of America is a national organization that serves local independent member organizations (the "Local Boys & Girls Clubs"). Together Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Local Boys & Girls Clubs form one of the nation's largest networks of local youth organizations dedicated to promoting the health, social, educational, vocational and character development of youth throughout the United States of America. Each Boys & Girls Club organization is a separate legal entity, is governed by an independent board of directors, executive committee or other governing body and is solely responsible for its own affairs, including, but not limited to, matters of safety; compliance with federal, state and local laws; physical facilities; uses of technology, finances; policies and programs and personnel policies and decisions. 

Each Local Boys & Girls Club has sole authority to hire, to terminate, to prescribe the duties of and to establish the terms of employment of its employees and officers. The national Boys & Girls Clubs of America has no authority with respect to employment policies or decisions of Local Boys & Girls Clubs. Accordingly, each Local Boys & Girls Club controls its own affairs and Boys & Girls Clubs of America does not control and cannot be held responsible for the actions of Local Boys & Girls Clubs. Boys & Girls Clubs of America Privacy Policy. This site is solely provided by BGCS . BGCS is committed to complying fully with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. BGCS does not collect personal information other than information voluntarily entered by web users. We may ask you for identifying and personal information to: Invite you to receive periodic e-mail updates about our progress: When you accept, or "opt in,” we ask you to give us your e-mail address and respond to some questions that help us tailor our information to your interests. You can "opt out” of receiving these periodic updates at any time. Processing any online donations, you make to BGCS. When you donate to honor someone else, we do not use the information you give us about that person for any other purpose. Accepting your online "registration” at our site: When you agree to give us identifying and personal information, you are giving that information only to BGCS. You are giving it solely to enable the services this site provides. Integrity and Security BGCS employs commercially reasonable managerial and technical measures to help protect the security and integrity of the personal information it collects online through this site. You acknowledge, however, that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while BGCS strives to protect your personal information, BGCS cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to or from this site. Privacy Practices of Other Sites This Privacy Policy only address the use and disclosure of information from the BGCS site. For your convenience, this site may contain links, or addresses, that you can simply click to open other useful sites where we do not control the content or privacy policy. Carefully review the approach these sites take to your privacy before you use them or provide them with information. We assume no liability for any unauthorized actions of third parties or accidental transmission errors that may disclose information about you, and BGCS is not responsible for these other sites' privacy practices, which may be different from BGCS's privacy practices. Changes To This Privacy Policy BGCS may revise this Privacy Policy at any time by updating this posting. Please consult this Privacy Policy regularly. 


What BGCS Will Do With Your Information. 

If you choose to give us personal information for any of the purposes above, this information is retained by BGCS and will only be used by BGCS to support your customer relationship with us. We will not add you to a mailing list, or newsletter without your registration for this service. We will only contact you if further information is required from you to complete a service.


What Others May Do With Your Information. 

BGCS does not share, rent, or sell any personally identifying information provided through our Site (such as your name or email address) to any outside organization for use in its marketing or solicitations. From time to time BGCS may use agents or contractors who will have access to your personal information to perform services for BGCS (such as database management), however, they are required by us to keep the information confidential and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services for BGCS. In addition, BGCS may also share aggregate information about its customers and its web site visitors to advertisers, business partners, and other third parties. For example, we might share that our users are x percent PCs users and y percent Macintosh users. None of this information, however, will contain personal, identifying information about our users. 

When purchasing products through the our web site, the order form will also ask you to provide a daytime telephone number. However, the telephone number is only used to quickly resolve questions relative to an order, such as to clarify customer email addresses that are inactive, or entered incorrectly.

Third Party Links

Other Internet sites and services have separate privacy and data collection practices. Once you leave www.ShermanClubLife.org or any of the community subsites, BGCS cannot control, and has no responsibility for, the privacy policies or data collection activities at another site. 


Children's Privacy Protection

BGCS is sensitive to the heightened need to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect data from children and, if we learn that we have received personal data from a child, we will remove this information from our database. 


Changes to this Policy

BGCS may from time to time revise its privacy policy. You should therefore periodically visit this page, so you are aware of any such revisions. We will not, however, use your existing information in a manner not previously disclosed. You will be advised and have the opportunity to opt out of any new use of your information. Contacting Us. If you have any questions about our privacy policy and/or the practices of our web site, you can write to:

· Boys & Girls Club of the Sherman

· PO Box 452 Sherman, Texas 75091


Refund Policy

All transactions are in US Dollars. The BGCS will refund to web users with the following exceptions: There will be no refund if a child was removed from any program for discipline issues. There will be no sports refund if a child was removed voluntarily after uniforms have been ordered; the child will receive the uniform upon request, though. Registration fees will not be refunded. All requests must be in writing. 


Contact Information If there is a dispute or clarification needed for any issue, web users are encouraged to contact the BGCS directly at (903) 892-9019 or by email at [email protected]. If you would like to stop by in person, web users are encouraged to do so at 1500 North Luckett, Sherman, Texas 75090. 

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