ReFocus, Inc. ("ReFocus") is committed to respecting your privacy. We do not sell, rent, lease, loan or otherwise redistribute to any third party any personally identifiable information collected through a Web site visitors' use of ReFocusInc.org (the "site"), except as necessary to process customer requests for services or donations. Any information that you provide to us is held in complete confidence and security. It will not be used in ways to which you have not consented. The following statements describe how we gather and use information from our visitors and visitors to our Web site.
ReFocus gathers and collects data for editorial and feedback purposes, statistical analysis of Web visitor behavior, content improvement, tracking how many visitors have seen or clicked on our site, and customizing content and layout of the site. This data helps us monitor which pages of the ReFocus site are most important to visitors so that we can make improvements to site content and/or add new features and services based on customer interests.
ReFocus collects information volunteered by visitors, either via online software, registration, or donation forms located on our site; or through information volunteered by visitors as a result of responses to email, surveys and/or other communication activities. On occasion, we may ask for information when you use our site, or to make a donation. This information may require your name, address, phone number, email address, and credit card information. All personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to any third parties other than ReFocus or as necessary to process your donation through our secure credit card processing system.
Visitors may be invited to volunteer information as part of surveys and other promotional entries. Volunteered information is the property of ReFocus, subject to and protected by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. ReFocus stores all volunteered information in a private, secured database, which is not connected to the Internet. By volunteering information, a visitor agrees that ReFocus will own such information, and may freely use such volunteered information, even if such data includes personally identifiable information.
ReFocus does notshare your personally identifiable information to anyone outside the Agency, except as necessary to provide to third parties for processing of your donation or service request or when your personally identifiable information is collected as volunteered information. Any information otherwise disclosed will be in the form of non-personally identifiable data or aggregate data.
ReFocus hosts and operates its site on a secure network protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems, accessible only to authorized individuals of the network and ReFocus web site. Industry-standard SSL encryption is used when accepting and transmitting personal information (such as that for donations or credit card transactions) across the Internet. SSL technology has been shown to provide effective protection for millions of Web site visitors and visitors who transmit personal information over the Internet.