Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. Village Life Company has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this program site: Center for Public Violence Recovery (http://www.publicviolencerecovery.org). The Center is located at:
    Center for Public Violence Recovery
    PO Box 1543
    Columbia, MD 21044 USA
    (800)832-1365
    
It is Center for Public Violence Recovery’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our Website. This Privacy Policy applies to www.publicviolencerecovery.org (hereinafter, "us", "we", or "www.publicviolencerecovery.org"). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

1)Website Visitors
Like most Website operators, Center for Public Violence Recovery 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. Center for Public Violence Recovery’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Center for Public Violence Recovery’s visitors use its Website. From time to time, Center for Public Violence Recovery may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its Website.

The Center for Public Violence Recovery also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on www.publicviolencerecovery.org blog posts. Center for Public Violence Recovery only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

2) Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Center for Public Violence Recovery’s Website choose to interact with Center for Public Violence Recovery in ways that require Center for Public Violence Recovery to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Center for Public Violence Recovery gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a mailing list at www.publicviolencerecovery.org to provide a username and email address.

3) Security
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

4) Links To External Sites
Our Website may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

5) Google AdWords
Village Life Company may use Google AdWords for remarketing
www.publicviolencerecovery.org may use the remarketing services to advertise on third party Websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

6) Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Center for Public Violence Recovery 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 Center for Public Violence Recovery’s behalf or to provide services available at Center for Public Violence Recovery’s Website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Center for Public Violence Recovery’s Website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Center for Public Violence Recovery 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, Center for Public Violence Recovery discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Center for Public Violence Recovery believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Center for Public Violence Recovery, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of www.publicviolencerecovery.org and have supplied your email address, Center for Public Violence Recovery may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Center for Public Violence Recovery and our services. Center for Public Violence Recovery takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

7) Donations
Our site offers donation forms for visitors to provide financial support for the Center. All of the data collected (like email address) and financial information (like account or credit card numbers) is sent via secure server directly online processing company. No credit card information is stored on Village Life Company program sites. Contact information from the donation form may be used to send information about the Center for Public Violence Recovery or Village Life Company. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see thedelete/deactivate section below.

Financial or personal information that is collected only be used by our organization to bill the user or receive the donation.

8) Aggregated Statistics
The Center for Public Violence Recovery may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its Website. Center for Public Violence Recovery may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Center for Public Violence Recovery does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

9) Cookies
To enrich and perfect your online experience, Center for Public Violence Recovery uses "Cookies," similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a Website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the Website each time the visitor returns. Center for Public Violence Recovery uses cookies to help Center for Public Violence Recovery identify and track visitors, their usage of www.publicviolencerecovery.org, and their Website access preferences. Center for Public Violence Recovery visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Center for Public Violence Recovery’s Websites, with the drawback that certain features of Center for Public Violence Recovery’s Websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our Website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to Center for Public Violence Recovery's use of cookies.

10) Delete/Deactivate
This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service.
• You can send email <link to info@publicviolencerecovery.org>
• You can send USPS mail to P O Box 1543, Columbia, MD 21044

11) Change/Modify
This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided:
• Send email  <link to info@publicviolencerecovery.org>
• Send mail to P O Box 1543, Columbia, MD 21044

12) Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, Center for Public Violence Recovery may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Center for Public Violence Recovery’s sole discretion. Center for Public Violence Recovery encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change. This policy was last changed on July 30, 2018.

13) Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Website, you can contact:

J E Skillington, Executive Director
Village Life Company
P O Box 1543
Columbia, MD 21043
Email: info@publicviolencerecovery.org

 

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