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Privacy Policy

(updated 06.27.2017)

The Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan places a high priority on protecting your privacy. We created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our commitment to the privacy of our website visitors. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan via our website (www.furniture-bank.org) and how this information is used.

Use of Personally Identifiable Information:

Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan website visitors who register at www.furniture-bank.org and individuals that sign up to receive e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (name, email address, mailing address, billing address, phone, fax). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You are always able to opt-out at any time if you do not wish to receive communication from the Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan. Your personally identifiable information will not be shared outside of the Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan unless required by a law enforcement investigation.

Use of IP Address:

When you visit our website at www.furniture-bank.org, we collect information about your visit that does not identify you personally. We are able to identify the browser, type of computer, and web service that you are using to access our site. We will also be able to identify the time and date of your visit, and the pages you have visited. The Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our website, to administer or website, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic to better understand our audience and improve the visitor experience.

Cookies:

The Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan website (www.furniture-bank.org) uses cookies to automatically to provide a better experience for our website visitors. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on prior website engagement. When you visit www.furniture-bank.org, a cookie is then placed on your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies allow us to track your usage of our site so we know which areas of our website are most important. You can clear or reject cookies by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

How Your Information May Be Used:

We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your inquiry, application, donation, etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitors of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.

Email Privacy:

The Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization unless required by a law enforcement investigation.

External Links:

The Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan website (www.furniture-bank.org) includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.furniture-bank.org domain, and the Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

Modifications:

The Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan has the right to amend this privacy policy at any time. We encourage you to review it periodically. The Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan maintains the right to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

Questions about this privacy policy can be directed to info@furniture-bank.org.