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Terms & Conditions and our Privacy Policy

This Notice details important information regarding the use and disclosure of User information collected on this Site. This Notice is intended to help you make an informed decision about whether to use or continue using the Site.

Your use of the Site and any personal information you provide on the Site remains subject to the terms of this Notice.

The current revision of this notice is effective as of September 1, 2015.

The Information Collected

User Provided Information: You provide certain personally identifiable information (such as your name and email address) to the Northwest Abortion Access Fund (NWAAF) when you choose to participate in certain activities on this Site, such as signing up for our e-newsletter, making a donation, submitting stories, or inquiring about volunteer opportunities.

When you search for a provider using our interactive map, we may collect the information that you provide so that we can learn more about the people who are looking for abortion providers. This information will help us provide better service to women in our region. None of this information will be connected to your name or email address in any way.

Cookies Information: When you visit the Site, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. NWAAF uses only session cookies. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can instruct your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the website may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled. Please note that this information applies to the use of cookies by NWAAF and does not cover the use of cookies or other tracking technology by any third parties.

Log File Information: When you use the Site, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (”IP”) address, browser type, browser language, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

The Way Information is Used

If you submit personally identifiable information to us through the Site, then we use your personal information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Site.

We do not use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send messages without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. We may, however, use your email address for administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major Site changes or for customer service purposes).

We use both your personally identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, click stream data, etc.) to improve the quality and design of the Site and to create new features, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing User preferences and trends.

We use cookies to monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, pages viewed, etc.

Information Disclosure

We do not share your personally identifiable information (such as name or email address) with anyone unless the law requires us to.

We also reserve the right to disclose personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to investigate and defend itself against liability or any third-party claims or allegations, to protect the security or integrity of our web site, and to protect the rights, property, or personal safety our users or others.

Your Choices

You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through the Site, in which case we may not be able to provide certain services to you.

Our Commitment to People’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the people seeking abortion funding is especially important. For that reason, we do not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally-identifiable information on the Site from persons who are seeking information about abortion services.

Special Note to International Users

The Site is hosted in the United States and is intended for and directed to Users worldwide. If you are a User accessing the Site from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the Site, which are governed by U.S. law, this Privacy Notice, and our Terms of Use, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer.

Changes and Updates to this Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice may be revised periodically and this will be reflected by the “effective date” above. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes. In general, we only use your personal information in the manner described in the Privacy Notice in effect when we received the personal information you provided. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Notice and any future revisions.

For revisions to this Privacy Notice that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of the personal information you have already provided to us, we will attempt to obtain your consent before implementing such revisions with respect to such information.