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Privacy Policy

Domestic Violence Action Center ("we" or "us"), operates these Web sites, stoptheviolence.org, domesticviolenceactioncenter.com, domesticviolenceactioncenter.org, domesticviolenceactioncenter.mobi, domesticviolenceactioncenter.net, domesticviolenceactioncenter.info, domesticviolenceactioncenter.us. We recognize that you care how information about you is used and shared. We have created this Privacy Policy to inform you of our information collection, use and sharing practices for this Web site. This Privacy Policy is effective as of July 15, 2008.

Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy apply only to information gathered through this Web site.

What Information About Me Is Collected and Stored?
We do collect and store information that you enter into this Web site or that you provide to our agency only for the purpose of answering inquiries submitted by the user. We will not use this information to proactively contact you in any other way.

We collect and store certain other information automatically whenever you interact with this Web site. For example, we collect your IP address and browser information every time you visit this Web site. We also collect information regarding customer traffic patterns and site usage. This information will be used to analyze a general census of visitors to the Web site and to make improvements only.

With Whom Do You Share Information?
We collect and store information that you enter into this Web site or that you provide to us only for the purpose of answering inquiries submitted by the user. We will never use this information to proactively contact you in any other way.

We may release personal information if we believe in good faith that: the law or legal process requires it; we have received a valid administrative request from a law enforcement agency; or such release is necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of us, or any of our respective affiliates, business partners, clients or others.

We may share non-personal information with our marketing partners, advertisers and others from time to time. Examples of such non-personal information include the number of users who visited this Web site during a specific time period. This information generally is shared in an aggregated form. .

How Can I Access, Correct and Update Personal Information?
Because we will only contact you in response to inquiries submitted through the website, you only need to update your information if you are submitting a new inquiry. We will not have any personal information from you any other way.

If you become a donor to the agency (please see “What About Online Surveys, Event Registration, and Donations/Gift Giving?”) , you would have given us information for a specific intention, to change or update this information, please call or e-mail the agency directly with your changes.

Can I Indicate Whether or Not I Want To Receive Promotional Communications from inquiries? We collect and store information that you enter into this Web site or that you provide to us only for the purpose of answering inquiries submitted by the user. We will not use this information to proactively contact you in any other way.

What Happens When I Link To or From Another Web Site?
This Web site may contain links to Web sites operated by third parties. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy do not apply to information gathered through these other Web sites. We encourage you to be aware of when you leave this Web site and to read the privacy policies of each and every Web site that you visit.

What About Online Surveys, Event Registration, and Donations/Gift Giving?
We may from time to time have occasions where we solicit online registrations for events or fundraisers. Other times you might want to make a donation to the agency or help us collect information through surveys. When you agree to take part in these type of activities, we may ask for certain information including your age, zip code, first and last name, habits, payment information, telephone number, billing address, email and/or mailing address, and any other information we might need at the time. This information will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Information collected from event registrations and donations made on your behalf, are imperative as they will consist of an exchange of services, goods, and/or documentation or a combination of these items. Your information will be added to our donor database for record keeping proposes. We will never sell your information to a third party.

How Will I Be Informed About Changes Regarding This Privacy Policy?
This policy reserves the right to change without notice. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post a notice on this Web site notifying users of the changes. In some cases, we also may send an email notifying users of the changes. You should check this Web site periodically to see if any recent changes to this Privacy Policy have occurred.

Our goal is to create a safe environment and protect you while you browse our Web site for information and resources.