Privacy Policy

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You may browse our web site without identifying yourself or providing any personally identifiable information about yourself. When you interact with us through your computer, however, we do record certain non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of visits to web site pages. If you elect to donate, register for an event or sign up for email newsletters, you will be asked to provide personal information that may include items such as name, address, city, state, zip, phone number and email address. We may use this information to communicate with you by e-mail or post from time to time. Bethany House keeps all names, addresses, and all other personal information supplied by participants of the Bethany House web site strictly confidential. Please keep in mind, however, that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, e.g. on message boards, through e-mail, or in chat areas, that information may be collected and used by others. Some parts of our web sites may also use 'cookies,' which are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to your computer through your web browser. You may configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies or notify you when a cookie is sent. However if cookies are rejected, some pages on our web sites may not function properly.

{slide=Do we share your information?}

For disclosure of demographic information (e.g., rental or exchange of donor lists with other organizations), Bethany House does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies. Bethany House may use the name of the organization from the donor list in its publications or web site. Any individual has the right to "opt-out" or decline the use of its name entirely from any Bethany House publications. If the individual does not opt out, permission is deemed granted.

{slide=What security do we provide to protect your personal information?}

Bethany House uses multiple electronic and administrative safeguards to protect your information from unauthorized access, such as firewall technologies and SSL security (described below). Access to your account information is protected via system passwords which are changed periodically. Despite use of these safeguards, we cannot guarantee and do not represent that your information will always be secure from unauthorized access.

{slide=Do we provide a secure environment for online transactions?}

All credit card information collected via online transactions are processed with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) security, an established protocol for transmitting information via the Internet which uses server authentication and data encryption to ensure that your data is safe, secure and available only to authorized staff of Bethany House.

{slide=How can you contact us to review or correct your personal information?}

You may email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at (516) 868-6866 to review your personal information.

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Except where otherwise noted, all information on Bethany House’s web site, including its design and organization, is copyrighted by the Bethany House of Nassau County, Inc. This material is for personal use only. Permission to otherwise reprint or electronically reproduce any document in whole or in part is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from Bethany House. Bethany House’s web site may also contain information copyrighted and owned by entities and individuals other than Bethany House. This information is for personal use only. Permission to otherwise reprint or electronically reproduce any document in whole or in part is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from the owner. Bethany House’s web site may also contain third party information. Whenever possible, such information is marked with the name of the source and does not necessarily represent the opinion of Bethany House. We do not take any responsibility whatsoever for such third party information. Bethany House’s web site may also contain links to other Internet sites. Bethany House does not necessarily endorse the views expressed in the Internet sites to which it provides links, nor is the organization responsible for the information they contain. The content of these linked sites are the sole responsibility of such sites and their contributing authors. Bethany House does not intend links to other sites to be referrals or endorsements of the linked entities, but rather provides such links for convenience only.

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Last Updated on - 5/6/2010