The Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non profit charitable organization with the mission to prevent juvenile delinquency and develop lawful, productive citizens through a broad range of family-centered services.
The purpose of this policy is to safeguard the public trust in our charity and preserve the integrity and privacy of our online communications and transactions.
Privacy and Security
We are committed to protecting the personal information shared with us. We will be diligent in securing this data and only allow access by individuals/entities who need it to provide you with excellent customer service and build positive donor relationships.
Personal data including name, address, phone number, email address, birth date, and other information will be gathered electronically or by other means, accessed by authorized employees and only used for business purposes. Misuse of this information or violation of our confidentiality policies will be subject to our disciplinary policy.
We will share your name and address with key individuals (i.e. next of kin for a memorial gift, etc.) but will not disclose the amount of your gift. ‘Third party” information shared with us via these gifts (such as the name and address of a next of kin) will be entered into our system and handled with the same respect and privacy accorded to all our donors and customers. We may list your name in various publications from time to time, especially when making an honor/memorial gift or to recognize your support. You always have the option, at any time, to request “No Publicity” or “Anonymous” in relation to your charitable gifts.
We do not rent or sell the information in our donor files or mailing lists. We may share this information as needed with affiliates such as the Florida Sheriffs Association, the Sheriffs of Florida and will comply with any requests required by law.
Whenever we engage supportive services to assist us in our charitable work, we will ensure they comply with strict confidentiality clauses and clearly define the expectations that they will only use this data for purposes related to the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, Inc.
Online financial transactions are secure via an encrypted system to ensure the protection of sensitive personal information such as credit card numbers, social security numbers/tax payer id numbers, bank account information and other sensitive data.
Aside from direct correspondence information, data submitted by you and data related to the secure limited access areas of our website, we only gather aggregate information from site users and use this data on a very limited basis. We do not store “cookies” or monitor visitor preferences.
We do not permit external advertisers to use our website. However, we have posted several helpful links to other organizations. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those “linked” entities.
You may “opt in” or “opt out” to our mailing list at any time by notifying us in person, over the telephone, by mail or online. Complete information will be necessary to accurately record your preference.
We attempt to diligently maintain the accuracy of our records and will research and correct any errors that come to our attention.
Approved 2/05 – revised 2-11