If you make a donation, either online or otherwise, we will request certain personally identifiable information about you (such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information). This information enables us to process your donation and communicate with you about it. In addition, we may use such information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, keep you updated about our work, analyze website usage, and improve our website’s content, layout, and services. Sensitive credit card information is not stored or retained by Volunteers In Medicine Clinic once the transaction has been processed. Volunteers In Medicine Clinic (1) will not share or sell a donor’s personal information with other organizations or individuals outside the organization, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations, whether collected online or offline or (2) it will only share personal information once the donor has given Volunteers In Medicine Clinic specific permission to do so.
We do not sell or rent our mailing list to other organizations that solicit donations or sell any products. The Volunteers In Medicine Clinic employs or works with companies to assist us with such functions as processing online donations and credit card payments. These companies have access to personal donor information as needed to perform their functions. The Volunteers In Medicine Clinic requires these companies to keep such information confidential (See Security section below.)
Through our site or otherwise, you may decide to submit personally identifiable information (such as your name, postal address and email address) for purposes other than donating (such as receiving an email newsletter or further information as to a particular topic). We collect and store this information and use it for the purposes for which you submitted it. In addition, we may use such information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, keep you updated about our work, analyze website usage, and improve our website’s content, layout, and services. We do not share this information with any third parties except those that assist us with certain functions, as described above.
In connection with seeking employment or a volunteer position with the Volunteers In Medicine Clinic, you may decide to submit, through our site or otherwise, personally identifiable information (including your name, address, telephone number, email address and any other personally identifiable information requested on our online and offline forms, we well as an electronic or paper copy of your resume/CV). All information entered into any online or offline forms related to employment or volunteering is strictly private, and will be viewed only by the Volunteers In Medicine Clinic for human resources purposes. No information stored or submitted in such forms will be used for any purpose other than to assess your qualifications as an employee or volunteer for our organization.
Please be advised that we may disclose your personal information to the government or to third parties pursuant to law enforcement inquiries, court orders, subpoenas and similar requests, or when we otherwise believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary or appropriate in connection with any activity that violates the law or may expose us to liability.
When you send personal information to us by submitting an online form on our site, the information you transmit to us travels by high-grade encryption using the https protocol. We also require that the companies we work with to process your online donation payments use high-grade encryption and security protocols, and that all vendors processing check and credit card transactions received on our behalf meet all industry standards and certify their compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
The personal information that you provide is stored in a secure location and accessible only by designated employees trained in the proper handling of customer information. We use industry standard techniques such as firewalls, encryption, intrusion detection, passwords, and site monitoring to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access by users inside and outside the organization. You should be aware, however, that “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet; third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications.
The Volunteers In Medicine Clinic does not collect any personally identifying information from you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide such information to us. You can browse the website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. The information we gather during normal browsing comes from two sources: standard server logs collect information such as the IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the site that referred you to us, the files you downloaded, the pages you visited, and the dates/times of those visits.
Additionally, if you have come into the site from one of our newsletters or from a site that has requested a link to us; we will ask your browser to accept a cookie that carries a general marketing source code with you as you browse through the site, in order to help us match referring sites to donations made. This cookie does not capture or hold any personally identifying information about you, and is deleted when you end your session by leaving our site or closing your browser.
This site may contain links to other sites. Unless we expressly state otherwise, the Volunteers In Medicine Clinic makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content of those sites. The fact that Volunteers In Medicine Clinic has provided a link to a site is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners, or its providers. There are risks associated with using any information, software, or products found on the Internet, and Volunteers In Medicine Clinic cautions you to make sure that you understand these risks before retrieving, using, relying upon, or purchasing anything via the Internet.
Compliance with COPPA
Our website is not directed at children under the age of 13. The Volunteers In Medicine Clinic complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) and does not knowingly permit registration or submission of personally identifiable information by anyone under 13 years of age. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with such information without consent, we will use our best efforts to remove such information from our files. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that a child under 13 has provided such information to us, he or she should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Updating Your Information
We work to process and maintain accurately the information that you share with us. If you have donated to us and would like to correct or update your personal data or to adjust your mail preferences, you can do so by calling us at 548-205-6365 or by sending us the update via postal mail sent to Volunteers In Medicine Clinic, Attn: Development, 2260 Marcola Road, Springfield, Oregon 97477.
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