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Privacy Policy

At the Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. and the Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind Foundation, we are committed to protecting the privacy of our on-line users. Our privacy policy gives you a complete explanation regarding our practices in collecting, storing, and using contact information.

Collecting Information

We collect and aggregate site navigation information through our secure data collection server. This information is used to analyze website traffic statistics such as number of site hits, pages viewed, and number of unique users. This information is completely anonymous and aids us in improving and updating our website.

We collect personal information on a voluntary basis only with your permission.

The two instances where we collect personal information are as follows:

Email List: We require you to provide your name and email address to receive monthly email newsletters and updates from the Seattle Lighthouse. We include the option but do not require you to include other contact information such as address or phone number. We will not rent, sell, or exchange personal contact or financial information provided on our website. Personal information will be securely stored.

If we receive additional information such as address or phone number, we may mail or telephone you on occasion unless you expressly ask us not to do so. The Seattle Lighthouse does not solicit people by telephone.

The Seattle Lighthouse partners with Groundspring to store and manage personal information provided on our website, www.seattlelighthouse.org. Groundspring is committed to preserving your privacy and safeguarding financial and other sensitive information. To view Groundspring’s privacy policy, please visit http://www.groundspring.org/privacypolicy.cfm.  

You may opt-out at anytime from receiving email updates and newsletters. We will include opt-out information in each email we send, and you are free to visit our site to opt-out as well.

Making Secure On-line Donations: We require that you provide us with your name, address, and credit card information when making an on-line credit card donation so that we may process your transaction. You have the option of making your donation anonymously. We will not rent, sell, or exchange personal contact or financial information provided on our website. Personal credit card and other sensitive financial information will be kept strictly confidential. Personal information will be securely stored.

After receiving your donation, we will mail you a paper receipt. We may continue to send you mail unless you expressly ask us not to. We may telephone you on occasion if you provide us with your phone number. The Seattle Lighthouse does not solicit individuals via telephone. We do call donors to thank them from time to time and update them on events.

The Seattle Lighthouse recognizes donors by name in publications such as our newsletter unless the donor asks us to keep their name anonymous. We do not publish individual giving levels, ranges, or any other financial indicators. Please contact us if you do not want your name published in our donor list.

The Seattle Lighthouse partners with Groundspring to process secure on-line credit card donations to the Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind Foundation. Groundspring is committed to preserving your privacy and safeguarding financial and other sensitive information. To view Groundspring’s privacy policy, please visit http://www.groundspring.org/privacypolicy.cfm

Cookies

The Seattle Lighthouse does not use cookies, which are electronic files stored on your computer when visiting some websites.

Links

www.seattlelighthouse.org provides links to additional organizational websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these websites.

Privacy Policy Contact

If you have any questions or comments regarding our privacy policy or information collection, please contact:

Melanie Wimmenauer
Email: mwimmenauer@seattlelh.org
Phone: (206) 436-2223
Address: The Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind Foundation
                PO Box 14959
                Seattle, WA 98114-0959

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