Big Brothers Big Sisters of Yellowstone County respects the privacy of visitors to its website. We strongly believe that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, the organization has implemented the following policy.

About the Information We Collect

Most of the data and information we collect through our website is used only to help us achieve our mission. It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that our clients knowingly provide.

From Casual Website Visitors and General Users

We do not collect any personal information from users browsing our website. When you use the public areas of our website you are doing so anonymously. We do collect aggregate use information, such as the number of visits per page. We use aggregate data for internal and marketing purposes, but we don’t collect any personally identifying information.

From Our Donors and Other Customers

If while visiting our website, you submit a technical assistance question, or request other information, you will be asked to provide certain information. In all cases this information is submitted voluntarily. In most cases, we ask clients to provide their name, address, telephone, and email. If you’re making a donation, you may be asked for credit card information in order to complete the process.

Customer Lists

Our client list is not for sale. When you visit our website or become a donor, your name and mailing information will not be sold to a commercial organization.

Credit Card Account Information

We utilize secure transaction methods when collecting credit card information over the Internet. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Yellowstone County does not disclose credit card account information provided by our donors. We submit the information to the appropriate clearinghouse in order to obtain payment.