WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY
 

This website is the property of Blaine County Charitable Fund ("BCCF"), a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization #84-5158057.
 

Please direct any comments or questions to our office at:

BCCF
PO Box 265
Hailey, ID 83333

 

We can be reached by telephone at (208) 244-5205, or by email at info@blainecf.org.
 

BCCF PRIVACY PLEDGE

At BCCF we are keenly aware of the trust you place in us, and our responsibility to protect the privacy of the individuals we serve, as well as our many volunteers, sponsors, and donors. As part of this responsibility, we let you know what information we collect on our website, how we collect it, and how we use this information to improve and sustain our program.
 

By accessing this website, you agree to the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy may be modified at any time. Any modifications to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page. Accordingly, you should visit this page periodically to review our current privacy practices. By continuing to access or use the website after a modification, you agree to be bound by such modifications to this Privacy Policy.
 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

For each visitor to our website, our web server does not recognize information regarding the email address -- just location and web browser used.
 

We collect information about our financial assistance applicants via our online application website, paper forms and over the phone. During application process we collect names, physical, postal and email addresses, demographic information about applicants, financial records such as proof of work, photo ID, proof of residency in Blaine County, and other information you voluntarily submit to us.
 

We collect personal information of visitors who submit their information via our online forms (e.g., Financial Assistance Application, event registrations) as part of our application processes. We also collect your personal information when you generously choose to donate to BCCF through our Donate page.
 

INFORMATION THIRD-PARTIES COLLECT ON OUR BEHALF

We use third-party service providers to perform certain services, including to manage our Financial Assistance Application and to collect donations you generously make to BCCF. The third-party service providers may collect your bank or credit card information if you submit a payment, but that information is not passed on to BCCF. The third parties conform to information security industry standards for online sales.

COMMUNICATIONS
Email: We maintain an internal email list of all persons who have requested information, enrolled in our programs, volunteered, or made an online payment or donation. We may use this list to send occasional updates and announcements about our program or emails of a marketing nature, such as annual giving campaigns. If you do not wish to receive email, you may opt out at any time. Email requests may be sent to info@blainecf.org. Requests are processed within 10 business days. Please note that transactional emails may still be sent to you on an as-needed basis.
 

Postal Mail: Persons who submit their postal address with the goal of receiving further information, requesting assistance, or donating may periodically receive postal mail from us. If you do not wish to receive mail, please let us know by sending a request to info@blainecf.org. Please include your exact name and address so we can be sure your name is removed from our postal mailing list.
 

Phone: Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers may receive telephone contact from us responding to a request for more information about our programs, or a transaction (e.g., Financial Assistance Application, requests, documentation for financial assistance). We do not make unsolicited marketing calls.
 

HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION
With Other Companies and Organizations: The personally identifying information we maintain at BCCF is for internal use only, and will not be sold, rented, or exchanged with any third party except when (1) you have consented to share the information; (2) we need to share information in order to provide a product or service requested by you; or (3) we need to share the information with others who work on our behalf to provide a requested product or service to you.

 

These third parties do not have the right to use the personally identifying information that we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.

As Aggregate Data: We may aggregate data and share it with third parties, including other sponsors, donors, and community representatives, after personally identifiable information has been removed.
 

As Required By Law: At times BCCF may be required by law or litigation to disclose personally identifying information. If we are required to do so by law, or we believe, in good faith, that such a disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, defend our rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation, we may disclose any information in our possession.
 

HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION

BCCF takes precautions to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and misuse as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. We have physical, electronic and managerial procedures in place, as well as document retention policies that safeguard and secure the information we collect from you.
 

COOKIES

We may use "cookies" to monitor how people use our website. A cookie is not software and therefore cannot alter your computer or computer files or software in any way. It is simply a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive which records how you have used the BCCF website. If you do not want us to use cookies in your browser, you can alter your browser settings to reject cookies, or to alert you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer.
 

ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION

If you would like to know what personal information BCCF has collected about you, we will be happy to share this information with you. This includes transaction information (e.g., dates on which you made payments, amounts and types of payments, financial assistance, communications from our staff (e.g., emails, newsletters), and contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number). You may email info@blainecf.org with a request to review this information, have the information deleted, or request that there be no further collection or use of your information or your child's information. Your request must contain your name, your signature, and the date of your request.

IF YOU HAVE PRIVACY CONCERNS

If you feel that this site is not following its stated Website Privacy Policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number, or state and local chapters of the Better Business Bureau, state and local consumer protection office, or the Federal Trade Commission.

Updated:April, 2022