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Privacy Statement

LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a nonprofit, charitable organization with a mission to promote independence, equality and self-reliance for people who are blind or visually impaired through rehabilitation training and relevant services, such as access to employment, education, government, information, recreation, transportation and the environment. The LightHouse is client focused and encourages teamwork, mutual respect, accountability, open-mindedness and excellent internal communications.

The many purposes of this web site include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide information to the general public about LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired’s. mission;
  • Provide information to those who might have need of our services;
  • Solicit volunteers to support LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired’s programs and services
  • Solicit contributions to support LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired’s programs and operations.

Information We Collect

This notice describes our privacy policy. By visiting our site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy notice. From time to time, we may modify this policy, so please review it periodically for changes.

LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired may collect anonymous information about users who visit our site and compile this anonymous information for statistical analysis. For instance, we may use it to determine usage patterns so we know which parts of our site are popular.

LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired collects personally identifiable information only when you voluntarily provide it to us on our site, such as when you register, sign up to receive emails, make purchases or donations, or complete applications. You can choose what information you give us, but you may not be able to access certain features on our site as a result. LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired will use your information for the purpose for which you give it to us (e.g., to complete an online store purchase, donation, volunteer or admissions application). We may also use this information to send you occasional postal or electronic mailings. LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired does not and will not ever share your information with third parties. If you have provided us with your information in the past and would like to be removed from our mailing list, please contact us.

Answering Electronic Messages

We use return email addresses to answer emails we receive. Such addresses are only shared with outside parties for LightHouse business and the outside partner is bound by our term of confidentially agreement. Postal addresses may be used, as required, to properly respond to your message, and to send you LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired newsletters. LightHouse does not sell or share mailing or email addresses with third parties; however, this information may be used by LightHouse for its own solicitation purposes.

Security

LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired strives to keep your information secure and safeguard it from unauthorized access by using firewalls to protect our servers and virus/intrusion detection software. However, no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed 100% secure, so you provide your information at your own risk.

Links

This site may include links to other web sites that may be of interest to you. Links are provided only as a convenience and do not imply any endorsement of another site (unless otherwise specified). Once you access another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that website.

Copyright

All content included on this site, including but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired and protected by United States and international copyright laws.

Trademarks

Marks indicated on our site are registered trademarks of LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired including licensors, in the United States and other countries.

Program Descriptions

LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired attempts to be as accurate as possible in the information provided on this site. However, we do not warrant that descriptions or other content of this site are accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free.

Changes to Information

If you would like to submit changes to your contact information that was collected on this site, please email us the updated information.

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