Privacy Policy

A Community of Friends is committed to respecting the privacy of online visitors and pledges its best efforts to that end. In general, you can visit A Community of Friends on the Web without telling us who you are or revealing anything about yourself.

Our Web server automatically recognizes each visitor’s domain name, but does not automatically collect personally identifiable information. There are times, however, such as when you make a donation, subscribe to newsletters or register for an event, that we will collect specific information. If you choose to provide personally identifiable data, you may receive future information from us–by mail, electronically or by telephone–advising you of upcoming A Community of Friends events, services, new products, or volunteer and support opportunities. If you do not wish to be contacted with such information, please let us know by writing or sending e-mail to the addresses at the top of this page. A Community of Friends will not share or sell your information to any third party. You may also “unsubscribe” from email lists on the link provided in emails we send to you.

A “cookie” is a small piece of data stored on your computer’s hard drive when you visit our Web site. A Community of Friends uses cookies to analyze our Web site’s overall traffic patterns and improve our visitors’ online experience. We do not use cookies to store or collect any personal information. Many browsers provide an option to block or remove cookies. You can visit successfully while blocking cookies, but leaving cookies enabled in your browser will help improve our site’s usability and effectiveness.

In order to provide a more comprehensive and useful site, A Community of Friends’ Web site may provide links to other Web sites. A Community of Friends is not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites.

Note to Parents

We are pleased when young people visit the Web site of A Community of Friends to learn more about the organization. A Community of Friends does not knowingly solicit data from children and does not knowingly market to children.

Credit Card Information

A Community of Friends has contracted the services of a banking partner to process credit card donations submitted online. Our banking partner’s secured server encrypts your credit card information so that it may be safely transmitted over the Web. Your credit card information will not be released by A Community of Friends or its banking partner to any other party.

Feedback Invited

Again, thank you for visiting the Web site of A Community of Friends. We welcome your feedback.