Epworth Children’s Home
2900 Millwood Ave
Columbia SC 29205
803-256-7394

Website Privacy Policy

Epworth Children’s Home does not sell, rent, loan, trade or lease any personal information gathered by Epworth Children’s Home, or received from the South Carolina United Methodist Conference.

Keeping donor information secure is a high priority, therefore Epworth Children’s Home has adopted policies and procedures to ensure the physical and electronic security of data stored by Epworth Children’s Home.

 

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Policy: Epworth Children’s Home places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate Epworth’s commitment to the privacy of our supporters and website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the Epworth Children’s Home, and how this information is used.

Procedures:

 Information Privacy
Epworth Children’s Home does not sell, rent, loan, trade or lease any personal information gathered by Epworth Children’s Home, or received from the South Carolina United Methodist Conference. Keeping donor information secure is a high priority, therefore Epworth Children’s Home has adopted policies and procedures to ensure the physical and electronic security of data stored by Epworth Children’s Home.

Consent
Individuals who sign up to receive Epworth e-communications, donations, forms, or other voluntary sign-up mechanisms which provide contact information (such as name, address, and e-mail address) provide consent to receive periodic communications from Epworth. We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages. Epworth will not sell, rent, loan, trade or lease your personal information.

Tracking
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your applications; etc. We may also use your information to provide data about our site traffic to outside site trafficking services such as Google Analytics (see how Google uses your data at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html).  Cookies may be used to track your activity on your site to provide a personalized user experience based on your interests.

IP addresses & Cookies
Epworth uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic and improve the performance and construction of our site.

Online Donation Processing

Epworth may accept gifts to support its mission through third-party gift processing contractors. Epworth will only select gift processing contractors who share our firm dedication to protecting the personal information and privacy of Epworth’s donors at all times.  Contract donation processors are identified publically on the designated webpage for processing.

External Links
www.epworthchildrenshome.org includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.epworthchildrenshome.org domain, and the Council of Nonprofits is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

Modifications
We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.