Privacy Policy!!!

Your privacy is critically important to us. At the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana we have a few fundamental principles:

» We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
» We don’t share you personal information with anyone.
» We don’t store personal information on our website.

Below is our privacy policy which incorporates these goals:

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, YMCA of Northwest Louisiana collects non-personally identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana’s visitors use its website. From time to time, the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana may release non-personally identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana’s websites choose to interact with the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana in ways that require the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who register online to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana – by signing up for a program with a fee – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana. The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana may monitor which programs receive the most visits or the highest number of sign-ups. The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally Identifying Information

The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana’s behalf or to provide services available at the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. By using the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana discloses potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information only when required to do so by law. If you are a registered user of the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana website and have supplied your email address, the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana. The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana uses cookies to help the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana identify and track visitors, their usage of the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana website, and provide a more interesting experience. The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana may change its privacy policy from time to time, and in the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana’s sole discretion. The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its privacy policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this privacy policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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