EFWCP Privacy Policy

The Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania (EFWCP) welcomes you to its home on the internet. The EFWCP is pleased to provide you with information about its online privacy policy, collection of personal information, donor information and how data is utilized by the EFWCP. Please be assured that the Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania makes every effort to protect the privacy of visitors to this website.

Types of Information We Collect and How It Is Used

The EFWCP only gathers personal information like first and last names, home addresses, email addresses and credit card numbers, when voluntarily submitted by you. If you make an online donation, personal information will be collected from you in order to process that donation. Your private information is secured using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), the leading security protocol on the Internet. Information is encrypted and exchanged with an https server. When making a donation, secure payment is made using First Data Corp.

With your permission, the EFWCP will use personal information collected from you to send you information like program announcements or invitations, news updates, newsletters, special event invitations, and fund-raising campaigns.

Sharing of Personal Information

The Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania does not share personally identifiable data with other companies (apart from those acting as our agents in providing our services to you, who agree to use it only for that purpose), except as necessary to fulfill a transaction you have requested, or you otherwise give us permission to do so. We may also share such information in response to legal process, such as a court order or subpoena.

The Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania may engage outside service providers to assist in the development of and/or to perform some technical functions related to this website. In providing these services, those companies may, from time to time, have access to some personal information if it is necessary in order to perform a specific function. However, these companies may only use such personal information for the purpose of performing that function and may not use it for any other purpose.

The Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania does not sell, transfer or disclose personal information to third parties.

Opting Out/Controlling Your Information

If you would like to opt out of receiving these communications, you can do so by emailing the EFWCP office at staff@efwp.org or calling our office at 412-322-5880 or 1-800-361-5885.

Cookies

“Cookies” are pieces of information that a web site collects and transfers from an individual’s hard drive to a website for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow the web site to remember important information that will make the website more convenient for future users and provide the website sponsors with user information. Like most web sites, the EFWCP home page and website does use cookies to track some data that we hope will assist the organization in improving the quality of the website. The EFWCP uses “cookies” to track the total number of visitors to our site on an anonymous aggregate basis and the number of times an individual visits the site or individual pages on the site. The EFWCP may also employ cookies so that we remember you when you return to the site. In some instances, this could involve associating personal information with a cookie file.

If you would prefer to not have the EFWCP website use “cookies” to track data from your hard drive, you can disable this option from your computer. We recommend that you click on the “Help” section of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences on your individual hardware. In some cases, if you disable all cookies it could affect your ability view and take advantage of features of the EFWCP and other websites, but this is an option for those who wish to increase their privacy settings.

Visiting Other Sites from Links on the EFWCP Website

The EFWCP recommends that you review the privacy policies of the other sites you may visit as a result of activating links found on the EFWCP website. While the EFWCP is happy to provide these linkages as a convenience to users, the EFWCP is not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites or organizations that may be found on this site.

Changes to our Privacy Policy.

This policy was last updated September 22, 2017. It may be necessary for the Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania to change this privacy policy in the future. The EFWCP would like to encourage you to check back here periodically for updates.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about the Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania
c/o Peggy Beem Jelley
1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 3002
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233
412-361-5880
pbeem@efwp.org

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