Collection of Information
If you are merely visiting our web site, you are not required to provide any personal information, and CHOA does not collect any personal information about you, either via direct or indirect means. If you would like to interact with any CHOA board member or committee member, you may have the opportunity to appropriately provide information which we will use to contact you. We may ask for basic information such as your name, house address, email address, telephone number, etc. However the CHOA will not provide any of this information to third party entities.
There is also anonymous information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected whenever you visit Crestlake.org. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, referring web site addresses, and your browsing behavior as relates to the site, including entry and exit points for the site and page views. This information may be used by CHOA for the operation of the web site, to maintain the quality of the service and to generate aggregated general statistics regarding use of the site.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The cookie tells the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you register at our web site, a cookie helps Crestlake.org recall your specific information on subsequent visits. When you return to our web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Crestlake.org features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of Crestlake.org.
Use of Information
The CHOA can or will use your personal information to contact you or interact with you. In addition, you may have the opportunity to provide personal information to register for certain areas of our site. In each instance, CHOA will use your information only for the purpose for which you provided it. You will always have the opportunity to opt out of providing information or to request that we remove your information from our records. If you so desire, you can still continue to access and use Crestlake.org.
Disclosure of Information
CHOA will not sell, distribute or disclose your personal information, or otherwise share it with non-affiliated third parties. We will not collect or compile personally identifiable information and provide it to third parties for unsolicited marketing activities or for consumer marketing initiatives.
The only circumstance in which we would disclose your personally identifiable information would be if we are required to do so by law through a subpoena, search warrant, court order, law enforcement or other legal processes.
CHOA and/or its respective Internet presence providers implement technological and operational security functions to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction via the use of this web site. Only authorized personnel on a need-to-know basis will have access to personally identifiable information. Such personnel have agreed to maintain the confidentiality of this information.
Retention of Information
The personally identifiable information you provide will be kept as long as the information is required to satisfy the purpose for which you provided it or until you request that we delete it. CHOA does not assume responsibility for verifying the ongoing accuracy of the information you provide. If you inform us that your information has changed, we will make appropriate corrections to reflect updated information that you provide.
CHOA understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy in an online environment. Crestlake.org does not intentionally target or solicit children under 18 years of age. For the purposes of the Internet presence of this web site, it is our current policy not to knowingly collect, maintain or post information about anyone under the age of 18.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
CHOA reserves the right to amend this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. Nothing contained in this Statement is intended or should be construed to create a contract or agreement between CHOA and any user visiting this site or providing personally identifiable information in any form.
Questions and Comments
If you have any questions or comments regarding this Statement or your privacy while using Crestlake.org, please contact us via the Webmaster link at the bottom of this page. We welcome your input.