New Canaan Cares places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate the our commitment to the privacy of our website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the New Canaan Cares’ website, www.newcanaancares.org, and how this information is used.

How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your applications; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitor of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
At our Site, we do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. New Canaan Cares only gathers personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

Automatic Information
Whenever you interact with New Canaan Cares, we receive and store certain types of information. For example, we may use “cookies” to obtain information when your web browser accesses this website. A cookie is an alphanumeric identifier, which we transfer to your computer via your Web browser and store on your computer’s hard drive. On most web browsers you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie, and how to turn cookies off.

Email Communications
In order to make the email we send you more helpful and relevant to your interests, we receive and store certain types of information. For instance, if your computer supports this functionality, we may receive a confirmation when you open an email we send you. We may also receive a confirmation when you follow a hyperlink from one of our email messages to our website. If you want to stop receiving email from us, simply hit reply and type “unsubscribe” in the subject field or use the unsubscribe link provided. 


We Do Not Share Your Information
We are not in the business of selling information about our Site visitors. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you and we treat it with great care and respect. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your data with certain third parties. We will share personally identifiable information with third parties when (i) the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it; (ii) sharing the information is a necessary operation of the Site, for instance, to process a credit card transaction, or (iii) we are required to by law.

Access to Information About You. 
If you desire to review your own personal information, to correct existing information, or to remove your information, please contact the New Canaan Cares via email at CARESinfo@newcanaanCARES.org. If you request removal of your personal information, you acknowledge that residual information may continue to reside in the our records and archives, but we will not use that information for commercial purposes. New Canaan Cares reserves the right to maintain your personal information if we have suspended, limited, or terminated your access to our website for violating ourTerms of Use.


Links to Third Party Sites

You may be able to access third party websites through links available on this Site. You understand and agree that your use of such third party sites will be governed by the privacy policies of those sites and not by this Privacy Policy. New Canaan Cares will not be responsible for the actions of the operators of such third party websites.


Children

New Canaan Cares does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provide information on this Site without their permission.

Terms of Use, Notices, and Revisions
If you choose to visit the Site, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use Agreement, including limitations on damages and application of the law of the State of Connecticut. If you have a concern about privacy at our websites, please send an email with a detailed description of your concern to CARESinfo@newcanaanCARES.org and we will try to resolve it. Our activities and Site change constantly. The Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy may change also. Our use of information that we receive and store is subject to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use in effect at the time of our use of such information. If we decided to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the revised Privacy Policy on this Site