Effective Date: April 8, 2019
This Privacy Notice explains in detail the types of personal data Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch may collect about you when you interact with our website, www.DakotaRanch.org. It also explains how we will store and handle that data.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Personal information we collect automatically when you complete a form on our website or make a donation:
Personal information we collect using cookies and similar technologies:
Personal information we collect from other sources:
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use your personal information to:
We use general location information to:
We use your personal information to pursue our legitimate interests where your rights and freedoms do not outweigh these interests. We have implemented controls to balance our interests with your rights. This includes:
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time by contacting us at 1-800-344-0957 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We share aggregated demographic information with our advertising consultant and fundraising partners. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person, and these partners are not allowed to use personally identifiable information.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via our website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Whenever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.
We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site. To prevent us from using cookies to improve your experience, you can change the settings on your devices.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
We have several forms on our website you can complete to receive more information, to request a contact, or to write an encouraging note to a Ranch child. Completion of these forms is voluntary.
Notification of Changes
Whenever material changes are made to the privacy notice, we will send an email to through our e-newsletter list. You can sign up to receive updates about the Ranch and to read stories about our kids at http://bit.ly/DakotaRanchPrivacy. You can unsubscribe from the email list by clicking “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of any email newsletter you receive from the Ranch.