This site is provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley and Mesa Arts Academy is committed to complying fully with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. BGCEV and MAA does not intend to collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Our information collection practices are described below. While we encourage children to visit our site and learn more about our programs, we recommend, however, that parents approve and closely supervise the activity of their children at this and all other online sites. We urge children to check with their parents before entering information on any website and we urge parents to discuss with their children restrictions regarding the online release of personal information to anyone they don't know.
The Information BGCEV & MAA Collects
BGCEV and MAA collects information in several ways from different parts of this site. BGCEV and MAA may collect personal information from you when you register with this site. BGCEV and MAA also may ask you for personal information at other times, such as when you ask a question or report a problem with this site. If you contact BGCEV and/or MAA, we may keep a record of that session or correspondence, including a record of your e-mail address. BGCEV and MAA may also occasionally ask users to complete surveys for research purposes. There also may be services on this site that require you to fill out an online form or send BGCEV and MAA an e-mail message in order to utilize these services. BGCEV and MAA collects any information that you provide in such circumstances, including any personal information.
We may ask you for identifying and personal information to:
- Invite you to receive periodic e-mail updates about our progress: When you accept, or "opt in," we ask you to give us your e-mail address and respond to some questions that help us tailor our information to your interests. You can "opt out" of receiving these periodic updates at any time.
- Processing any online donations you make to BGCEV and/or MAA: When you donate to honor someone else, we do not use the information you give us about that person for any other purpose.
- Accepting your online "registration" at our site: When you agree to give us identifying and personal information, you are giving that information only to BGCEV and/or MAA and the parties we have involved in operating this site. You are giving it solely to enable the services this site provides.
- Processing registration information for online sweepstakes or contests on the BGCEV and/or MAA website: When you agree to give us identifying and personal information, you are giving that information only to BGCEV and/or MAA and the parties we have involved in operating this site. You are giving it solely to enable the services this site provides.
- This list is not exhaustive, but meant to give the website user an idea of the data collecting on this website.
- BGCEV and/or MAA also may collect IP addresses, domain names, and similar items regarding users of this site to measure the number of visits, pages visited, average time spent on this site, and similar items.
How BGCEV and/or MAA Uses the Information It Collects
BGCEV and/or MAA understands the importance of privacy and confidentiality to users of this site. BGCEV and/or MAA will not share personal information you submit through this site with companies not affiliated with BGCEV and/or MAA for purposes of marketing or promoting events, products, or similar items, unless such events, products, or similar items are related to BGCEV and/or MAA and except that BGCEV and/or MAA may, from time to time, make personal information available to selected third parties, but only in the aggregate.
Integrity and Security
Not selling your information – BGCEV and/or MAA will not sell, trade, rent or exchange its donor list and donor's personal information with any other organization. From time to time BGCEV and/or MAA will share donor or prospective donor information with Clubs to ensure collaborative efforts. If an individual requests that information be shared with a Club, the BGCEV and/or MAA will comply with their wishes.
Use of SSL and encryption – When BGCEV and/or MAA transfers and receives certain types of sensitive information such as online donations and account information, we direct visitors to a secure server, which communicates via SSL encryption and which has been designed to reduce the possibility of interception and hacking. You’ll know that you’re in a secure area of our website when the "http" portion of the BGCEV and/or MAA website address in your browser changes to "https." The "s" stands for "secure."
BGCEV and/or MAA employs commercially reasonable managerial and technical measures to help protect the security and integrity of the personal information it collects online through this site. You acknowledge, however, that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while BGCEV and/or MAA strives to protect your personal information, BGCEV and/or MAA cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to or from this site.
Privacy Practices of Other Sites
Contacting BGCEV and/or MAA About Your Personal Information
If you would like to review the personal information that BGCEV and/or MAA has collected about you through this site in order to verify its accuracy and completeness, or if you have a question or complaint regarding BGCEV and/or MAA 's privacy practices, or to request that BGCEV and/or MAA delete your personal information from its records, please contact BGCEV and/or MAA at 480-820-3688
Last updated: September 6, 2018
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Who we are
Our website address is: http://www.bgcaz.org
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.