For Internet Safety recommendations and instructions on clearing your history and cookies, please see below. If you need to leave a page immediately click the “Escape Page” button at the top and you will be re-directed to google.
Questions regarding this statement should be directed to Women In Distress by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information Collected and How It Is Used
Our website forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, home or business address, and similar information. When you make an online donation, we request your credit card information, but do not share that information. We do not request or store other sensitive information from our visitors, such as social security numbers.
If you make an online donation, we do not collect any personal financial information from you. You must clear your internet history if you are concerned about other people knowing that you have visited our website.
THIRD PARTy disclosure
We share only the information necessary for third parties to provide the intended products and services. In some cases, the applications or user interfaces you encounter while on our site are managed by third parties, who may require that you provide your personal information and who have assured us of their compliance with the applicable laws.
Use of “Cookies”
We never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. All information provided to us is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us.
We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Women In Distress. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.
All financial transactions on our website use secure transaction methods through a third party when collecting credit card information over the Internet. They take extensive steps to protect your data by adhering to industry standards, numerous security certifications, and meeting rigorous international security and privacy standards. Women In Distress does not disclose credit card account information provided by our clients or donors.
Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which we have no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.
Controlling “Spam” or Unsolicited Emails
Women In Distress is concerned about controlling unsolicited commercial e-mail, or “spam.” Women In Distress will not sell, lease or rent its e-mail subscriber lists to third parties.
How You Can Access or Correct Your Information
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by contacting us. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.
You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
Internet Safety – What You Should Know
Computer usage can be monitored and cannot be completely cleared. The following suggestions are meant as safety precautions, but do not guarantee complete removal of tracking information from your computer.
If you feel you are in danger, access a safer computer or call our crisis line for help and information.
Women In Distress’ 24-Hour Crisis Line: 954-760-1133 or TTY 954-527-5385
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY 1-800-787-3224
If you are using a home, business, or public computer, others have the ability to retrace your internet usage and view websites visited and emails sent by you. Nothing viewed or written on the internet is 100% safe or private, and programs exist to recover deleted emails, temporary internet files, cookies, and files on your computer.
To increase your computer usage privacy from the average web user, there are some cleaning processes you can practice to increase your safety. Additionally, software programs exist to further reduce your risk by making deleted computer files unrecoverable.
Contacting the Website
Women In Distress of Broward County, Inc.
P.O. Box 50187
Lighthouse Point, FL 33074
You can also send an e-mail to Info@womenindistress.org