Generations Group Homes, Inc. (“Generations”) operates https://generationsgroup.com. It is Generations’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
Like most website operators, Generations collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Generations’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Generations’ visitors use its website. From time to time, Generations may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Generations also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged-in users and for users leaving comments. Generations only discloses logged-in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Generations’ website choose to interact with Generations in ways that require Generations to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Generations gather depend on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Generations are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Generations collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Generations. Generations does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And, visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Generations may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, Generations may monitor the most popular posts on TopNonprofits.com and may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Generations does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Generations discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Generations’ behalf or to provide services available at Generations’ website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Generations will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, Generations discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order, or other governmental requests, or when Generations believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Generations, third parties or the public at large. Generations takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Generations collects and maintains donor contact information (including name, address, telephone number, and email address), giving history, event attendance history, requests for tours and information, and general comments received from donors. Generations is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We will not sell, share, or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. Generationsuses donors’ information to understand their interests in its mission and to update them on the organization’s plans and activities. To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation. For more information regarding our third-party service providers, please contact Black Baud through their website which is listed below (https://www.blackbaud.com/company/privacy-policy/north-america).