Use of Links.  Throughout our Web pages, we provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers.

Creating a text link from your website to our site does not require permission. If you have a link you’d like us to consider adding to our website, please send an email to info@bbbsps.org with the subject “Link request.”

Use of Text and Images.  If you would like to publish information that you find on our website, please send your request to info@bbbsps.org. Where text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder, a copyright statement appears at the bottom of the page.

Accessibility.  This website is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us at info@bbbsps.org.

Web Site Privacy Policy.  We have created this statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our website, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website.

Reading or Downloading.  We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or princeton.edu if you are connecting from Princeton University’s domain), the date and time you access our website, and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked to our site.

We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

Online Profile Updates and Donations.  If you complete the Profile update form and share your personally identifying information, this information will be used only to provide you with more targeted content. We may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the “Opt Out” section below.

Sending Us an Email.  You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a Web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer you questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest.

We want to be very clear: We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties.

If you sign up for one of our email lists, we will only send you the kinds of information you have requested. We won’t share your name or email address with any outside parties.

Kids and Privacy.  For children who visit our site, special rules apply. We do not request personal information about children, such as first and last name or street address and city. When kids send email to us, their online contact information (email address) is not used to re-contact them and is not maintained in retrievable form.

Opt-Out or Change Your Contact Information.  Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us through a special online form. You may choose to receive only specific communications or none at all. You may also update your contact information previously provided to us by updating your profile. You can not remove yourself from our database, but you can prevent unwanted communication.

Donor Privacy Policy.  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound (Big Brothers Big Sisters) respects our donors concerns about privacy and are thankful for the trust you place in us. We view our donors as investors in our organization’s mission and are committed to providing honest and transparent information to our donors and protecting the personal information you have shared with us.

Big Brothers Big Sisters collects and stores personal information from donors including, but not limited to, mailing addresses, place(s) of employment, phone number, email of volunteers, donors and other constituents. Use of this information is limited to Big Brothers Big Sisters internal purposes and only to further the mission and purposes of Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Big Brothers Big Sisters will not share, sell, or trade your information with any third party, nor will we send mailings on behalf of other organizations.

From time to time Big Brothers Big Sisters publishes a list of investors and other supporters e.g. in our Annual Report. These lists will only include the donor name and a level of investment. We respect your right to privacy and at any time you may choose to give anonymously or be removed from all mailing/contact lists by emailing giving@bbbsps.org or calling 206.763.9060.

Questions about our policies.  If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us at:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound
ATTN:  Webmaster
1600 S. Graham St.,
Seattle, WA 98106

206.763.9060 – phone
877.700.BIGS – toll-free
206.763.8748 – fax