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PRIVACY POLICY – COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY
Single parents alliance of America’s mission is to bring you and your family, real resources and up-to-date information every day. On a daily basis The Team’s best efforts are applied to finding the most useful resources and information that offer the most Value to our members. We accomplish this by creating relationships with independent, outside resources, which we hope will help you.

This site is owned and operated by Single Parent Alliance of America. (A private, non-government, entity.) Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Single Parent Alliance of America, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.

Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our privacy policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.

INFORMATION SPAOA.ORG GATHERS AND TRACKS

Single Parent Alliance of America gathers two types of information about users:

Information that users provide through optional, “Voluntary Submissions.”

These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our message boards or forums, to email a friend, and from participation in polls, comments and surveys.

Information Single Parent Alliance of America gathers through aggregated tracking

This information is derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our site. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers’ needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience. Because Single Parent Alliance of America derives its revenue mainly from sponsorships and advertising, providing such aggregated demographic data is essential to keeping our service free to users.

Single Parent Alliance of America Gathers User Information In The Following Processes:

Optional Voluntary Information

We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:

Privacy Policy Sample

The following is a list of different policies which can be edited to remove the parts of the policy that are not needed. You should also add anything to this policy template that you may have on your site.

1. Electronic newsletters policy (Dispatches)

We will offer a free electronic newsletter to users as well as email additional information and additional resources and offers to our members on a regular basis. Single Parent Alliance of America gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter or email correspondence that points users to the subscription management page. Users can also subscribe to the newsletters at the time of registration.

2. Message boards/forums policy

Users of the site’s Message Boards and Forums must register separately for these services (both are free of charge) in order to post messages, although they needn’t register to visit the site. During registration the user is required to supply a username, password, and email address.

3. “E-mail this to a friend” policy

Our site users can choose to electronically forward a link, page, or documents to someone else by clicking “e-mail this to a friend”. The user must provide their email address, as well as that of the recipient. This information is used only in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any other purpose.

4. Polling / Comments

We may offer interactive polls and comments to users so they can easily share their opinions with other users and see what our audience thinks about important issues. Opinions or other responses to polls and comments are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user other than the Member I.D. Single Parent Alliance of America may use a system to “tag” users after they have voted, so they can vote only once on a particular question. This tag is not correlated with information about individual users.

5. Surveys

Single Parent Alliance of America may occasionally conduct user surveys to better target our content to our audience. We sometimes share the aggregated demographic information in these surveys with our sponsors, advertisers and partners. We never share any of this information about specific individuals with any third party.

Privacy Policy Template changes

The policy clause about children below is becoming more important as it is nearly impossible to tell the age of any visitor. We recommend adding this sample line to all your forms that request information.

Children

Consistent with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.

Usage tracking

Single Parent Alliance of America Help tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our site. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Single Parent Alliance of America does break down overall usage statistics according to a user’s domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user’s browser).

Single Parent Alliance of America sometimes tracks and catalogs the search terms that users enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our site users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.

Cookies

We may place a text file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Single Parent Alliance of America uses cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above). Our advertising system delivers a one-time cookie to better track ad impressions and click rates. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you’ve set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site. However, you do need cookies to participate actively in message boards, forums, polling and surveys.

Privacy Policy Use

How the information you gather is used if relevant.

USE OF INFORMATION

Single Parent Alliance of America uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.

As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and to enable users to participate in polls, surveys, message boards, and forums. We send out newsletters to subscribers on a regular schedule (depending on the newsletter), and occasionally send out special editions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something we are doing. Single Parent Alliance of America never shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners.

When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don’t track which terms a particular user enters.

Single Parent Alliance of America creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for advertisers, sponsors and partners. This allows our advertisers to advertise more effectively, and allows our users to receive advertisements that are pertinent to their needs. Because we don’t track the usage patterns of individual users, an advertiser or sponsor will never know that a specific user clicked their ad. We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.

SHARING OF THE INFORMATION

Single Parent Alliance of America uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs and help our advertisers better understand our audience’s demographics. This is essential to keeping our service free. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public. If a member chooses to opt in to a benefit, an ad or an offer supplied by a third party with the member’s authorization we will transfer their data that party. We will not sell or provide your personal information to any third party without your expressed consent.

SECURITY

Single Parent Alliance of America operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.

OPT-OUT POLICY

We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:

Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters or emails. Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users.

FULL THIRD PARTY – OUTSIDE LINK DISCLAIMER

Certain areas of our website may request that you provide additional information in order to proceed:

Our credit relief program offer matches consumers with credit card debt management companies; denoted with ‘Powered By Secure Rights’ does request contact information and certain particulars about your financial situation. This information is transmitted via the Secure Rights system, and the information provided is used in accordance with Secure Rights Privacy Policy to match you with a credit card debt management company as per your request. This information is only used to match you with a financial company and will never be used for any other purpose.

This website may link to other Web sites but we have no control over their content or standards, and encourage you to read their individual privacy policies.

Contact us if you have any questions or comments about our policy.

Links to external, or third party websites, are provided solely for visitors’ convenience. Links taken to other sites are done so at your own risk and Single Parent Alliance of America accepts no liability for any linked sites or their content. When you access an external website, keep in mind that Single Parent Alliance of America has no control over its content.

Any link from SPAOA.org to an external website does not imply or mean that Single Parent Alliance of America endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the use of such website.  Single Parent Alliance of America does not give any representation regarding the quality, safety, suitability, or reliability of any external websites or any of the content or materials contained in them. It is important for users to take necessary precautions, especially to ensure appropriate safety from viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other potentially destructive items.

When visiting external websites, users should review those websites’ privacy policies and other terms of use to learn more about, what, why and how they collect and use any personally identifiable information.

YOUR CONSENT

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Single Parent Alliance of America If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

California Privacy Rights: Beginning January 1, 2005 under California’s “Shine the Light” law, California residents who provide personal information in obtaining products or services for personal, family or household use are entitled to either (1) a list detailing the categories of information shared and the entities to which such information was provided; or (2) be notified of a mechanism by which a consumer may opt-out of having their information shared with third parties. We have elected the second option. For California residents to opt out of having your information shared with third parties send your request including your full name, email address and postal address to: California Privacy Compliance, 5737 Kanan Road, # 458, Agoura Hills, CA 91301.