Collecting your Personal Information
We collect information about you in various ways. For example, we collect personal information you provide to us when you sign up for our newsletter, make a donation, contact us, attend our events, sign up to become a volunteer, post content on our blog or communicate with us through third party sites (e.g., Facebook and Twitter). Such information includes your name, email address, address, phone number, billing information and any other contact or demographic information you choose to provide.
Stanislaus PPE strives to collect the minimum information necessary to comply with applicable law or provide the requested service. Stanislaus PPE does not sell, rent or otherwise distribute visitor’s information, including electronic mail addresses, to any outside company or organization, unless legally required to do so. This applies to information that may be collected on the Stanislaus PPE’s site and on that of any third party with whom the Stanislaus PPE contracts to provide Internet related services. If you choose to participate in a survey, send an email, or perform other transactions using this portal, the following additional information may be collected:
Your email address, and contents of emails sent through the portal – for purposes of providing you with a response. Information volunteered in response to a survey or through online forms – for purposes identified by the survey or online form. Information volunteered by participating in an online transaction with Stanislaus PPE – for purposes of completing the transaction only.
We may use your email to respond appropriately. This may be to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve our web site, or to forward the email to another agency for appropriate action. Survey information would be used for the purpose designated.
Except for authorized law enforcement investigations and the security purposes mentioned elsewhere in this notice, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction.
We may also collect information using Web beacons. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used on our website or in our emails. We may use Web beacons to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and to tell if an email has been opened and acted upon.
Use of your Personal Information
We use personal information for the purposes described in this Policy or otherwise disclosed to you at the time of collection. For example, we may use your information to:
- operate and improve our website;
- use the aggregated information from all of our visitors to measure server performance, analyze user traffic patterns and improve the content of our site.
- respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service;
- process your donations, deliver services that you request and send you related information,
including confirmations, updates and support and administrative messages;
- communicate with you about upcoming events, opportunities, progress or success of programs and other news about Stanislaus PPE or selected partners that we think will be of interest to you.
We may store and process personal information in the United States.
Sharing of your Personal Information
We do not share your personal information with third parties other than as follows:
- unless legally required to do so.
- Stanislaus PPE does not sell, rent or otherwise distribute visitor’s information, including electronic mail addresses, to any outside company or organization, unless legally required to do so. This applies to information that may be collected on the Stanislaus PPE’s site and on that of any third party with whom the Stanislaus PPE contracts to provide Internet related services.
Security of your Personal Information
We take reasonable measures to help protect your information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
Electronic Commerce Users choosing to engage in electronic commerce with the Stanislaus PPE are ensured reasonable security measures. E-commerce transactions are performed only under tightly controlled circumstances, where there are appropriate technological and other safeguards in place to protect financial and other sensitive data. Stanislaus PPE e-commerce systems supported on the Stanislaus PPE’s web site ensure financial data remains secure and with individuals and institutions involved in the transaction. Wherever possible, financial information is not collected by the Stanislaus PPE. Rather, designated banks and financial partners route the data, transfer the funds and confirm payment to both you and the Stanislaus PPE.
Notice To County
Communications made through Stanislaus PPE’s Web site shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to the County of Stanislaus, its agencies, officers, employees, representatives, or agents with respect to any existing, pending, or future claim or cause of action against the County of Stanislaus or any of its agencies, officers, employees, representatives, or agents where notice is required by federal, state, or local law. No communication to the County of Stanislaus made through this Web site shall be deemed to constitute legal or official notice for any purpose.
Your Information Choices
You may opt-out of receiving emails from Stanislaus PPE by following the instructions in those emails. If you opt-out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as emails about donations or our ongoing relations. You may also request changes to your contact preferences and the personal information you have provided by calling (209)605-1636 or emailing [email protected]
Changes to this Statement
Stanislaus PPE may update this Policy from time to time. When we do, we will revise the “Last Updated” date at the top of the Policy.
Stanislaus PPE welcomes your questions and comments regarding this Policy. Please contact us at: