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Privacy Policy for ASO

The Autism Society of Oregon (ASO) has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our Web site. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Web site located at the URL www.autismsocietyoregon.org, www.oregonautism.org, and www.oregonautism.com

In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy.

The Autism Society of Oregon reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our Site.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to the Autism Society of Oregon by emailing us from our Contact Page Here.

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information

Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, e-mail address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.

Internet Protocol Address

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Site, analyze trends, track users' movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Use of "Cookies"

Our Site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as, saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site, and makes sure you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

Security

All information provided to the Autism Society of Oregon is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of the Autism Society. Unfortunately however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Other Web Sites

Our Site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which the Autism Society has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

Sharing Information

The Autism Society of Oregon does not share, sell, or exchange visitor information (e.g., name, address, e-mail address) with any other organizations. Any information collected is used for ASO purposes only.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact:

Autism Society of Oregon PO Box 396 Marylhurst, OR 97036-0396

1-800-AUTISM-1

Email ASO on the Contact Page