Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

DALLAS ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION OF KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA
PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy is intended to assist you in understanding what information we gather about you when you visit this Web site, how we use that information, and the safeguards we have in place for the information.

Unless otherwise specifically stated in this policy, this Privacy Policy applies only to the information collected online by kappadallas.org.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT ONLINE
HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION WE COLLECT ONLINE
THE DALLAS ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA FOUNDATION
MEMBER, GUEST AND EVENT PHOTOGRAPHS ON OUR WEB SITE
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES
INTERNATIONAL VISITORS
COOKIES
UPDATING YOUR DALLAS ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION KAPPA PROFILE
PRIVACY OF CHILDREN ON OUR WEB SITE
UPDATES TO PRIVACY STATEMENT
QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS
SECURITY STATEMENT

INFORMATION WE COLLECT ONLINE

1. General Browsing:
Kappadallas.org gathers navigational information about places visited on our Web site and information about the technical efficiencies of our Web site and services (i.e., time to connect to our Web site, time to download pages, etc.). This information allows us to see which areas of our Web site are most visited and helps us better understand our visitors' experiences at kappadallas.org. With the navigational information, we can improve the quality of our Web site by recognizing and delivering more of the features, areas and services our visitors prefer. In the process of gathering navigational information, non-personally identifiable information (for example, domain type, browser version, service provider and IP address) may be collected, which will provide information regarding a visitor's use of our Web site (such as the time of a visitor's last visit to a page on our site).

2. Collection of Personal Information:
Kappadallas.org may ask you to provide personal information online when using various services on this Web site, including, for example, when you update a Kappa profile, make a donation, or register for an event.

Categories of information collected online include name, mailing and billing address, e-mail address, recipient’s name, address and e-mail address, order information, credit card information, online course information, and other information you may choose to provide us, such as date of birth, telephone number, job category or title, chapter affiliation, date pledged, date initiated, and graduation year.

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HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION WE COLLECT ONLINE

Kappadallas.org uses the personal information we collect from you to:

(i) process donations;
(ii) update your Kappa profile or membership information;
(iii) maintain local and national Kappa Kappa Gamma directories; and
(iv) process your registration for events.

When you update a Kappa profile, any such information you provide will be added to a database. The information in this database is used to maintain contact with you and to update Kappa Kappa Gamma directories. If you would prefer that we not publish any portion of your contact information in the directories, please notify the Membership Chairman in writing.

We will use third parties to help us provide services to you. These services include such things as operating our Web site, monitoring site activity, assuring proper use of our trademarks, processing donations and event registrations, and maintaining our database.

You should be aware that we may disclose specific information about you if necessary to do so by law or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform or comply with the law or is necessary to protect the users of our Web site, the site or the public.

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THE DALLAS ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA FOUNDATION

Donor information that is collected by or for the Dallas Alumnae Association Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation, whether provided online or offline, is not sold or traded, and the Dallas Alumnae Association Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation does not solicit donations or send mailings on behalf of other organizations.

MEMBER, GUEST AND EVENT PHOTOGRAPHS ON OUR WEB SITE

Dallas Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Inc, Dallas Alumnae Association Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation, Inc., and their successors and assigns, sponsors, beneficiaries, licensees, affiliates, and employees (collectively "grantees") may use member names, photographs, pictures, voices, or likenesses (collectively "images") and/or the names, photographs, pictures, voices, or likenesses (collectively "images") of member invited guests for all promotional purposes related to meetings and events by grantees, including posting images on this web site. Continued use of this website will be considered acknowledgment, acceptance and grant to the grantees of the right to (i) use images in promotional materials or for any other legitimate purpose, (ii) create composite or computer-manipulated materials from my images, (iii) use, reproduce, publish, exhibit, distribute, and transmit images in any media, including but not limited to print material, television, film, internet, DVD, and CD-ROM, (iv) assign the above rights to third parties. Web site users waive the right to inspect or approve images or materials that incorporate images. Web site users understand that web site users will receive no compensation in connection with the use of images. Web site users release the grantees from any liability, damages, or claims resulting from the use of images, including claims for libel or invasion of privacy. Web site users understand and agree that the terms of this paragraph are binding on their heirs, assigns, and legal representatives. Web site users understand that if they do not wish images to be used, it is the web site user's responsibility to notify the Webmaster in writing.

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LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES

We have developed relationships with other companies to provide products and services that we know will be of interest to you. In some cases your use of the services or purchase of the products will assist Dallas Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Links on this Web site will allow you to access information about these companies. For the linked sites, this Privacy Policy does not apply to information those sites collect. So, for example, if you choose to use the services of one of these linked sites, such as QuickSilver Interactive Group, Inc., you will be providing your information directly to that the company on the linked site and the terms of their privacy policy will apply. kappadallas.org is not responsible for the privacy practices, advertising, products or the content of such linked Web sites. We encourage you to review the separate privacy policies of each site you visit.

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INTERNATIONAL VISITORS

If you are visiting kappadallas.org from a location outside of the U.S., your connection will be through and to servers located in the U.S. All information you provide to kappadallas.org will be maintained in our Web servers and/or internal systems located within the U.S. and protected as explained in this Privacy Policy.

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COOKIES

Kappadallas.org uses a browser feature known as a cookie. A cookie is a small data file that is stored by your Web browser on your computer. Cookies are typically stored on your computer's hard drive and are used by kappadallas.org to help with login on our Web site.

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UPDATING YOUR DALLAS ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION KAPPA PROFILE

We prefer to keep all your information in your Dallas Alumnae Association Kappa profile accurate and up-to-date. To do this, we provide you with the opportunity to update or modify your Dallas Alumnae Association Kappa profile by logging in.

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PRIVACY OF CHILDREN ON OUR WEB SITE

To ensure compliance with federal law, kappadallas.org does not knowingly collect or maintain information provided online by children under the age of 13.

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UPDATES TO PRIVACY STATEMENT

As we continue to offer our visitors new and different types of content and services, kappadallas.org may modify our information collection, use or disclosure practices. Should there be a material change to our information collection, use or disclosure practices, it will be applied only to information collected on a going forward basis, and we will update this Privacy Policy.

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QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS

If you have additional questions or would like more information on this topic, please contact the President or Webmaster on the Contact page, or by mail at:

Dallas Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma
P.O. Box 12362
Dallas, TX  75225

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SECURITY STATEMENT

Kappadallas.org has implemented the following security measures to protect the information we have collected at our Web site: use of technologies and policies such as limited access data-centers, firewall technology, and limitations of administrative access to our systems.

We designed kappadallas.org to accept donations, and registrations only from Web browsers that permit communication through Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, which protects the information as it is being transmitted to and from kappadallas.org.  This means you will be unable to inadvertently place an order through an unsecured connection.

This privacy policy is effective February 9, 2009.

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