Our Privacy Policy

Freedom from Chains (FFC) is committed to the protection of its online visitors by keeping a high standard of integrity, excellence, and reliability throughout our website. Our expectation for this page is that you understand why we collect particular information and how we protect your personal privacy within our web site. This policy discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices.

Information We Collect

Our registration and donation forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, address, interests, and other similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as social security numbers. To ensure you have complete privacy when using our site, we will never distribute, sell, or provide your information to a third party without your permission.

FFC uses the information it receives only to serve you as you have requested. Forms within the site are handled directly by departmental staff; e-mail addresses are for communication purposes you have agreed to and the transfer of requested information, and comments will be carefully considered by each department and executed as necessary. You may request to be removed from an e-mail list at any time and we will promptly honor your request.

Our Security Precautions

All information provided to Freedom From Chains is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Freedom From Chains.

Commitment to Data Security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

Internet Protocol Address

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, analyze trends, gather broad demographic information and deliver personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

What Are “Cookies” & How We Use Them

Our site may use cookies to enhance your experience while spend time using our site. Cookies are pieces of information that some web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many web sites. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords or your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular web site. Your browser is probably se t to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you wish to do this, refer to your browser's help topic.

Informing Others of Freedom From Chains

If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site we ask them for the friend's name and email address. Freedom From Chains will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site. Freedom From Chains uses this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.

Links to External Web Sites

Our Web site contains links to other external sites. We place a strong emphasis on linking to sites that reflect our corporate vision and hold to a high standard of integrity and positive values. Content displayed on linked sites are not covered by this privacy policy. The links should not be seen as an endorsement, approval, or agreement with any information or resources offered through the sites accessed by our site. FFC does not operate or control these Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links you are entering another web site for which Freedom From Chains has no responsibility.

Changes of Policy

Although certain conditions may require changes in this Privacy Policy, we would like to assure you that these changes will never effect the security of your information and we will never rent, sell or exchange that information to a third party. We also reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.

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