Ronald McDonald House Charities® Southwest Florida, Inc.

Privacy Policy

Ronald McDonald House Charities® Southwest Florida, Inc. (RMHCSWFL) is pleased to provide information to all of its visitors and donors about its online privacy policy. Please be assured that RMHCSWFL uses its best efforts to protect the privacy of visitors to this Web site.

Types of Information Collected and How It Is Used RMHCSWFL gathers personal information, such as first and last names, home addresses, e-mail addresses and credit card numbers, only when voluntarily submitted by you. If you make an online donation or register for a special event, personal information will be collected from you in order to process that donation or register you for that event. With your permission, we will use personal information collected from you to send information, such as RMHCSWFL updates or information regarding new programs, events or fundraising initiatives. If you do not elect to receive such materials, you will have the ability to opt out and we will no longer send updates to you.

Sharing of Personal Information Companies may be engaged by RMHCSWFL to perform a variety of functions, such as assisting with donation collection, providing technical services for our Internet sites, etc. Such companies may have access to personal information if needed to perform certain functions. However, these companies may use such personal information only for the purpose of performing that function and may not use it for any other purpose. Other than as provided in this privacy policy, RMHCSWFL does not sell, transfer or disclose personal information to third parties. RMHCSWFL reserves the right to use or disclose any information as needed to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request, to protect the integrity of the site, to fulfill your requests, or to cooperate in law enforcement investigation or an investigation on a public safety matter.

Security of Information Donor information is stored within a donor management database within RMHCSWFL. Access to the database is restricted to personnel with legitimate business needs to access or modify this information and our service providers.

Access You are in control of all personal information you provide to us online. If at any time, you would like to correct the personal information we have about you or if you would like to change your preferences for contacts from us, you can let us know by contacting us at the postal address listed below or by sending us an email to: [email protected].

Cookies “Cookies” are pieces of information that an Internet site transfers to an individual’s hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies allow a certain Internet site to remember important information that will make your use of the site more convenient. Like most Internet sites, RMHCSWFL uses cookies for a variety of purposes in order to improve your online experience. For example, we track the total number of visitors to our site on an anonymous, aggregate basis. We may also employ cookies so that we remember you when you return to the site. We may associate personal information with a cookie file in that instance. Use the options in your Internet browser if you do not wish to receive a cookie or if you wish to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. Click on the “Help” section of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preference. If you disable all cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of this Web site.

Links to Other Sites We may offer links to sites that are not operated by RMHCSWFL. If you visit one of these linked sites, you should review their privacy and other policies. We are not responsible for the policies and practices of other companies.

Changes to our Privacy Policy Our privacy policy became effective on August 5, 2011. We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy policy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our web site after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

How to Contact Us If you have any questions about the RMHCSWFL Internet Privacy Policy, please contact us at: Ronald McDonald House Charities® Southwest Florida, Inc. 16100 Roserush Court Fort Myers, FL 33908 [email protected]