Privacy Policy

Last Update: September, 24 2013

As a non-profit organization, Alternatives Unlimited, Inc. places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy applies to the Alternatives Unlimited, Inc. website only; any links maintained by other organizations are governed by separate privacy policies, so please check the privacy policy for each organization you visit. We respect the privacy of every individual who uses the Site and we will only process and use the data obtained through the Site for our own business purposes. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) outlines the information we will collect and how we will use that information.

When you sign up, register, or contact us using any of the web based forms, you voluntarily provide us with personal information about yourself (such as name, address, zip code, e-mail address, etc.). We may use this information only for specific, limited purposes. Your personal information will not be sold, exchanged or used for any purposes other than to help us promote our message and mission. You can always opt out either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive any future communication by e-mailing us at [email protected].

Personally Identifiable Information
Personally identifiable information is specific information about who you are. This includes your name, mailing address, e-mail address and phone number. If you visit our site only to read or download information (such as contained in our links to any of our affiliates, public policy issues, nonprofit resources, and partner information) we will only collect and store the following information about you, and only to evaluate the value of such links: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet; the date and time you accessed our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. If you sign up, we will ask you to provide us with the personally identifiable information mentioned above. We want to be very clear – we will never obtain this kind of personally identifiable information unless you explicitly choose to provide it to us.

Use of Personally Identifiable Information
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service – to send e-mail alerts to you, answer your requests; process any registration, donation, or other applications, etc. As stated above, you may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us.

How Cookies are Used
We use cookie messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and how you like to use our website, based on what you’ve done and told us before. “Cookies” are small text files that are either used for the duration of a session (‘session cookies’), or saved on your computer and is read when you return to this site. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

Changes to Privacy Policy
We may amend this privacy policy at any time by posting an electronic notice on this website. Please consult this portion of the Site for important changes to the Privacy Policy as they occur. Please review all revisions to our policy. Your continued use of this site after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

Contacting Us Regarding Your Personally Identifiable Information
If you have submitted personally identifiable information through the Site, or if someone else has submitted your personally identifiable information through the foregoing, and you would like to review, request changes or have that information deleted from our databases, please contact us via e-mail at [email protected], or send a letter to us at 50 Douglas Road, Whitinsville, MA. We will then use reasonable efforts to change or remove your personally identifiable information from our files, unless we are entitled or required to retain it pursuant to other agreements or by law. We will use reasonable efforts to supply you with this information and correct any factual inaccuracies in this information. Notwithstanding the prior two sentences, if your laws provide you with additional protections or require us to comply with more stringent obligations to provide you with, remove, or correct your personally identifiable information, we will comply with those legal requirements.

Other Sites
The Site may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by other websites. Users are encouraged to review the privacy policy of any website linked from the Site.