We strongly recommend that minors thirteen years of age or older ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the internet. We also encourage parents to teach their children about safe internet use practices.
ADOPT-A-MIMI may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are satisfied with any changes. If you do not agree or are not comfortable with any of the actions described in this policy, your remedy is to discontinue your use of the website. This policy is effective from September 18, 2012.
How we collect information
Other than simply browsing our website, there are a variety of other ways information may be collected from you as you use our website:
What we collect
We may collect the following information, personal information that you choose to supply to ADOPT-A-MIMI and non-personal information:
ADOPT-A-MIMI does not knowingly or intentionally solicit or collect personally identifiable information online from children under the age of thirteen without prior verifiable parental consent. If ADOPT-A-MIMI learns that a child under the age of thirteen has submitted personally identifiable information online in contravention of these measures, ADOPT-A-MIMI will take reasonable measures to delete such information from its databases and to not use such information for any purpose (except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others as required or allowed by law). If you become aware of any personally identifiable information we have collected from children under thirteen, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can delete such information.
What we do with the information we gather
Generally, we request and use personal information to carry out the transactions that you request, such as making a donation, participating in events, and using our Adopt-a-Mimi Access community area. We also use information, such as cookies and IP information, to understand your needs and provide you with a better online experience.
More specifically, we may use your personal information and non-personal information for the following reasons:
We make reasonable efforts not to share the following:
A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. The cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is usually removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or personal information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Further information about cookies can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting such sites and this privacy statement does not govern such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
If you have any questions about this policy or the practices of our website, please write to Adopt-a-Mimi, Inc., Attention: IT, PO Box 79278, Charlotte, North Carolina 28271.