Privacy Policy

This website is the website of the Monroe County Children’s Vision Center (CVC).

CVC respects the privacy of our members and other users of our website. This Privacy Policy addresses our use of information about you collected by virtue of your use of http://seesmart.org.

By visiting our website, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. CVC reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting such change here. Your continued use of the website after such change is made constitutes acceptance of and agreement to be bound by the terms of the Privacy Policy as modified.

This Privacy Policy applies only to the website. In addition to our own website, we provide links to other third party websites that are not under CVC’s control.CVC’s is not responsible for the privacy policy or content of any website linked to from theCVC’s website.

You may contact us about this Privacy Policy here.

Information We May Collect About You

The information we collect via our website is used to improve the content of the website and advance CVC’s mission. For each visitor to our website, our web server automatically recognizes only the user’s Internet protocol (IP) address but not the e-mail address (where possible).

We collect the Internet protocol (IP) address of visitors to our website, aggregate information on what pages users access or visit, user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, and information volunteered by users, including from surveys, purchases, contact and update forms, login data, and/or registrations. We also may collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail.

With respect to cookies: we use cookies to authenticate users requesting members-only content. When a user logs in, a cookie is written for the duration of the session. This is not a persistent cookie. The cookie is destroyed once the user leaves the site.

We also use cookies on the website for specific functions not related to authentication. No personally identifying information is used with these cookies. We use only first party cookies.

If a user does not allow cookies to be written on their computer, the website will not be able to authenticate them as a member, which may result in an inability to access protected information.

How We May Use Information We Collect

CVC collects non-personally identifiable information about you through computer settings and/or most-recently visited website through traffic logs. This information is used to better understand how visitors use the CVC website and make improvements. CVC, its subsidiaries, and its affiliates may use your contact information to alert you to new information, products and services, events, and other opportunities. From time to time, we may also make your contact information available to other reputable organizations whose products or services we think you might find interesting.

Notwithstanding the preceding statement, with respect to your e-mail address, we have instituted stringent reviews and opt-out capabilities to ensure that you do not receive unwanted e-mail from CVC.

A particular CVC subsidiary or affiliate may have certain privacy policies different than noted here, which may be indicated on its own site.

Your Rights

When you submit personal information to CVC through http://seesmart.org, CVC makes efforts to keep your information secure while using it to complete requests. CVC reserves the right to retain and use information collected on its websites to conduct necessary business. This includes sharing information provided through CVC websites with other organizations.

CVC adheres to federal laws concerning e-mail and fax distributions. Unsubscribe methods are available in all CVC e-mail publications. Specific opt-out requests for CVC communications may be sent to the contact information above.

On request, we also offer visitors the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information, financial information, unique identifiers, transaction information and communications that the visitor has directed to the site.

You may also contact us if you believe your information is being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected.

Changes, Comments, and Questions

If our information practices change at some time in the future, we will post the policy changes to our website to notify you. The latest version of our Privacy Policy will always be available at http://seesmart.org. If you are concerned about how your information may be used, please check our website periodically.

Exceptions

Notwithstanding anything else in this privacy policy to the contrary, CVC may collect personally identifiable information and use such information in ways other than those described above if CVC is required to do so by law or if CVC deems it advisable in the course of assisting law enforcement activities or protecting its website(s) or other property.