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Youngwood Volunteer Fire Department (YVFD) Website Privacy Policy

At Youngwood Volunteer Fire Department (YVFD), we are dedicated to protecting the privacy and security of our website visitors. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard personal information obtained through our website. By accessing or using our website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

1. Information Collection:

  • Personal Information: We may collect personal information, such as names, email addresses, phone numbers, and postal addresses, voluntarily provided by visitors when they interact with our website, such as when filling out contact forms, subscribing to newsletters, or making donations.

  • Non-Personal Information: We may also collect non-personal information, such as browser type, operating system, IP address, and browsing preferences, through the use of cookies and similar technologies.

2. Use of Information:

  • We may use the information collected to:

    • Respond to inquiries and provide requested services.

    • Send newsletters, updates, and promotional materials.

    • Process donations and maintain donor records.

    • Analyze website usage and improve our services.

  • We do not sell, rent, or lease personal information to third parties.

3. Data Security:

  • We implement appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of personal information.

  • However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute security.

4. Cookies:

  • Our website may use cookies and similar technologies to enhance user experience and track usage patterns.

  • Users can control cookie preferences through their browser settings. However, disabling cookies may affect the functionality of certain parts of the website.

5. Third-Party Links:

  • Our website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these websites. We encourage users to review the privacy policies of third-party sites before providing any personal information.

6. Children’s Privacy:

  • Our website is not directed at children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child under 13, we will take steps to delete such information.

7. Changes to this Policy:

  • We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be posted on this page with an updated revision date. We encourage visitors to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

8. Contact Us:

  • If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at [contact email/phone number/address].

By using our website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to its terms. If you do not agree with this policy, please refrain from using our website.

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