Privacy Policy last revised May 13, 2014.

This is the official Privacy Policy for the American Friends of the Blind in Greece website. This Privacy Policy applies only to information gathered through this site and does not necessarily reflect our practices with respect to information gathered through off-line means.

By using this site, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our site. American Friends of the Blind in Greece reserves the right to modify or amend the terms of our Privacy Policy from time to time without notice. If you continue to use our site after we post changes to this Privacy Policy, it will mean that you accept those changes.

Normal website usage:
American Friends of the Blind in Greece has a firm commitment to internet privacy. You can visit most portions of http://friendsoftheblind.org/ without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. The only information we collect from a normal web site visit is the name of your internet service provider, the browser and type of machine you are using, the web site that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time you request them. We use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors.

Collection and use of personally identifiable information:
American Friends of the Blind in Greece may collect email addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors when such data is voluntarily submitted to http://friendsoftheblind.org/. For example, our site uses a donation form to receive financial support for our causes. Contact information from the order form is used to send information about American Friends of the Blind in Greece to our visitors. Financial information is used to bill visitors in connection with their orders. Some of the activist functions of our site also require registration of personal information. We use this information to make these functions more effective and provide participants with additional information about the issues they are voluntarily supporting.

We occasionally have third parties perform services on our behalf, such as data processing, marketing, analytics, credit card processing, shipping or stocking orders, providing customer service, advocacy and outreach, etc. These third parties have access to your personal information only as needed to perform their services for American Friends of the Blind in Greece and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of the personal information.

We may also use or disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or this site; (b) protect and defend our rights or property, this site or our users, and (c) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, agents, site users, or the public.

American Friends of the Blind in Greece uses industry accepted data collection and encryption methodologies in an attempt to ensure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information. While we try our best to safeguard your personal information once we receive it, no transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

American Friends of the Blind in Greece does not sell or otherwise disclose your personal information outside the organization without your explicit permission.

Opt-Out and Correction Procedures:
To unsubscribe from American Friends of the Blind in Greece communications, send us email as follows:

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In your email, make sure to give us your:
·Full Name
·Email address on File.
·Indication that you would like to unsubscribe from any mailings.

American Friends of the Blind in Greece may contact you by email to communicate advocacy and educational messages, and other information that may be of interest to users of this site. There are several ways in which you can opt-out of receiving such future email communications from us:

  1. We provide you with the opportunity to opt-out at the point where we request information from you, such as when you take action through our site.
  2. You also have an opportunity to opt-out of receiving future email communications from us by following the "unsubscribe" or "remove" instructions contained in emails we send you.

We may continue to contact you via email for administrative or informational purposes, including follow-up messages regarding the administration of your account, renewal of your membership, contests you have entered or other transactions you have undertaken.

Complaint Procedure:
If you suspect that we have handled your personal information in a manner that doesn't comply with the Privacy Policy, please contact us by e-mailing an explanation to info
@friendsoftheblind.org

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