This Privacy Policy describes how Casey Family Programs (Casey) collects and uses information gathered on this website. This Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in making informed decisions when using the website (our “Site”) and the information and materials available through the Site.  Our Site contains links to other third-party sites. We are not responsible or liable for the privacy practices or content of such sites because we do not control them.

This Privacy Policy is part of and incorporated into the Terms of Use governing the use of the Site. Please review the Terms of Use before using or accessing the Site.

This Privacy Policy may be revised at any time by posting a revised version on the Site, which will be effective at that time and date. The date of last update to the Privacy Policy is posted below.

What information do we collect on our Site?

We may obtain personal information about you on the Site based on what you voluntarily provide to us:

Electronic Communications – When you visit the Site you may choose to receive periodic electronic communications from Casey.  If you request to receive these communications, we may ask you to provide certain personal information such as name, email address, city/state, or information about your organization.

Prospective Foster Parents – If you may be interested in becoming a Casey foster parent, Casey may ask for personal contact information so that a Casey representative may be able to contact you to provide further information on our programs and the path to becoming a foster parent.

Casey Life Skills Assessments – Casey Life Skills is a free tool that assesses the behaviors and competencies youth need to achieve their long-term goals. It aims to set youth on their way toward developing healthy, productive lives. For those who wish to complete this assessment, users will be directed to the Casey-controlled website Terms & Conditions and Privacy Statement can be found Here.

Employment Opportunities – Individuals seeking employment opportunities with Casey are encouraged to complete the online form requesting contact information, education and work history, references, etc. Casey utilizes a third-party vendor to manage the pre-employment application process and users are subject to their Privacy policies and Terms & Conditions. The Privacy policy can be found Here. The Terms & Conditions can be found Here.

Casey does not otherwise seek to receive personal or sensitive information about any individuals or their personal circumstances through the Site.

We may also automatically collect certain information through website analytics:

Site Analytics – We also collect information automatically from Site users.  Similar to other websites, our Site uses standard technologies to track usage and perform Site analytics.  For instance, we use cookies, which are small amounts of data or text files generated by a website and saved by the user’s web browser.  Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate our Site, while others are used to enable a faster log-in process or to allow us to track your activities at our Site, including your IP address, page(s) you visited and keyword searches you conducted on our Site. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your computer from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Visitors to our Site who disable cookies will be able to browse certain areas of the Site, but some features may not function. Casey uses third-party services to collect usage and performance data for its website, and these third parties collect and process website data for various analytical purposes and applications.

Social Media Features – Our Site includes social media features, such as, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn buttons or widgets. These features may collect information, including your IP address and which page you are visiting on our Site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. These social media features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the Privacy Policy of the company providing such features. Please visit each social media feature’s website to learn more about their privacy practices and how they may utilize your personal data.

How does Casey use the information that it collects on the Site?

Broadly speaking, Casey uses personal information for purposes of administering and expanding our mission and operations. We may use the personal information you provide to us for the purposes that you designate (for example, to contact you based on your interest in becoming a foster parent or employee).  The aggregated information collected for our Site analytics allows us to constantly improve the Site and better serve Site visitors. We may also use the information you provide us to notify you about important changes to the Site that we think you will find valuable. If you wish to stop receiving notices or emails from Casey, please see “Subscribing and unsubscribing from email lists” below.

Sharing information with third parties

Unless otherwise noted (for example, when data are provided for third-party data analytic services), the personal information you provide to Casey will not be shared or supplied to any third parties, except as required by law, and will never be sold to third parties. Aggregated data may be tabulated for statistical purposes, and those results may be provided to other organizations, but such data will be anonymized and no individuals will be identified in those results.  Casey does not seek to receive personal information about individuals through the Site other than as described  in this policy; however, if we receive such personal information, we may have to disclose it if required by law, government investigation or legal process, or in exigent circumstances where Casey has reasonable belief that such action is necessary or appropriate.

Security precautions and security disclaimer

While Casey takes reasonable security precautions to maintain a website that safeguards your information, electronic communications over the internet, including via a website, by email, or otherwise, are not completely secure and your privacy cannot be guaranteed. Casey Family Programs does not guarantee the security of your information, and expressly disclaims any responsibility for any harm, damage or other injury that you may experience or incur by sending information via electronic means.

Subscribing and unsubscribing from email lists

When you sign up to receive updates and announcements from Casey, you will be instructed to check your email inbox for instructions on completing the subscription process.

To unsubscribe from any of Casey’s email lists, simply click on the unsubscribe link included in all emails from Casey.

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Revised: April 17, 2018