Privacy Policy

YourVoiceCounts.org is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the YourVoiceCounts.org Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the YourVoiceCounts.org website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

When signing up for an account with YourVoiceCounts.org we collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, location, and occupation. YourVoiceCounts.org also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your organization, age, gender, ethnicity, preferences, and areas of expertise or interest.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by YourVoiceCounts.org. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by YourVoiceCounts.org for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the YourVoiceCounts.org Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through YourVoiceCounts.org public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

YourVoiceCounts.org encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from YourVoiceCounts.org so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. YourVoiceCounts.org is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the YourVoiceCounts.org and YourVoiceCounts.org family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

YourVoiceCounts.org collects and uses your personal information to operate the YourVoiceCounts.org Web site and deliver the services you have requested. YourVoiceCounts.org also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of information available on YourVoiceCounts.org or services available from YourVoiceCounts.org and its affiliates.

YourVoiceCounts.org does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. In addition, YourVoiceCounts.org may share data with trusted CalMHSA partner organizations to help us perform statistical analysis or provide user support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to YourVoiceCounts.org, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

YourVoiceCounts.org keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within YourVoiceCounts.org, in order to determine what YourVoiceCounts.org services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within YourVoiceCounts.org to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

YourVoiceCounts.org Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on YourVoiceCounts.org or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of YourVoiceCounts.org; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of YourVoiceCounts.org, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The YourVoiceCounts.org Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize YourVoiceCounts.org pages, or register with YourVoiceCounts.org site or services, a cookie helps YourVoiceCounts.org to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information. When you return to the same YourVoiceCounts.org Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the YourVoiceCounts.org features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the YourVoiceCounts.org services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

YourVoiceCounts.org secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. YourVoiceCounts.org secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Changes to this Statement

YourVoiceCounts.org will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. YourVoiceCounts.org encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how YourVoiceCounts.org is protecting your information.

Contact Information

YourVoiceCounts.org welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that YourVoiceCounts.org has not adhered to this Statement, please contact YourVoiceCounts.org at help@yourvoicecounts.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.