Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting Children's Aid Society's website. This website is provided in order to allow viewers the opportunity to learn about and contribute to the agency's mission. This privacy statement outlines our commitment to your privacy regarding the information you provide through our site. It also states the limitations placed on your use of the information and technology provided by the website. Your use of Children's Aid Society's website constitutes your agreement to the terms and conditions stated here. Children's Aid Society reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Please return often to review it. Use of Children's Aid Society's website constitutes agreement to the terms and conditions stated in this policy.

Website Privacy
Children's Aid Society's website (www.childrensaid.org) privacy policy is clear. Children's Aid Society collects no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information.

Confidentiality
Children's Aid Society assures you that the identity and information provided by all who contact us through this website is kept confidential. Children's Aid Society does not rent, sell, trade or exchange our mailing lists. Children's Aid Society does not share any information with outside parties unless given permission prior to the action, except that Children's Aid Society will share information with government or law enforcement authorities in its sole discretion or as required by law.

Information Collected Automatically
If the only action you do when visiting our site is to browse through the website, read pages, or download information, no identifying information, which can identify you personally, will be collected. We will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. The information automatically collected is the IP address of each visitor to this site. This IP address tells us which domain you visited from (example: yahoo.com, bellsouth.net or aol.com), but not your e-mail address, the type of browser and operating system used to access our site, the date and time you access our site, the pages you visit, and if you linked from another website, the address of that website. We use the information recorded to administer this website more effectively, to determine the website's volume of usage, and to gather broad demographic information about what states, countries and domains our visitors are from.

Providing Personal Information
If you choose to provide personal contact information by sending an email to us, completing website forms, sending us your feedback, requesting materials, information, etc., your personal information will be transmitted only to pertinent staff and will not be shared with anyone outside Children's Aid Society unless required by law or if it is necessary for completing an authorized operation such as processing a credit card transaction. If you choose to make an online donation to Children's Aid Society, your transaction is made through SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology which is the industry standard for secure online commerce transactions. The SSL protocol protects HTTP transactions over the Internet by adding a layer of encryption. Your credit card information is only used for processsing your transaction, and is not stored or retained by CAS.

Links to Other Sites
Children's Aid Society's website provides you with resources regarding child welfare services in the form of links to other sites on the Internet. We have no control over these links or sites. These sites may have different privacy policies and information gathering practices. Children's Aid Society claims no responsibility or liability for the content, reliability of information, and privacy policies. Once you have entered these sites, you are under their terms and policies.

Removing or Changing Information From Children's Aid Society's Records This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database, to not receive future communications, or to no longer receive our service; or for changing or modifying information previously provided.

  1. Send mail to the following address:
    Children's Aid Society
    Attn: IT Coordinator
    2141 14th Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35205

  2. Call Children's Aid Society at 205-251-7148

When contacting us to change your status, be sure to include any information that would help us identify you on our lists, such as name, address, telephone number and email address.

Contacting Children's Aid Society's Website
If you have further questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact:

Attention: Web Coordinator
Children's Aid Society
2141 14th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205
205-251-7148
cas@childrensaid.org