Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for

The YMCA of Greater Cleveland is concerned about the privacy of its members, employees, volunteers and donors and is committed to protecting their personal information in keeping with privacy laws. The YMCA of Greater Cleveland maintains procedural, electronic, and physical safeguards to protect personal information and will not sell, rent or lease that information to others.

Data Collection
The YMCA uses modern information and communication technologies to support our YMCA activities.  When users visit our Web site, our web server automatically logs domain name and standard information about the operating system and web browser that is being used.  This information is used for statistical purposes to help us manage our site but does not personally identify a user in any way.

We collect personal information from users only if it is volunteered through a form, survey, and/or when making a donation.  We may use this information to contact you for support purposes and to answer questions you submit to the site.  All information is kept confidential.

If you supply us with your mailing address or email address, you may receive periodic communications from us with information about new programs and services or upcoming events.  If at any time you wish to discontinue receiving this information, you can unsubscribe through a link in all email communications, or call the Membership Director at your local branch of the YMCA.

This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit sensitive information via the Web site, that information is protected both online and off-line.

Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. Furthermore, ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Finally, we use secure servers to store personally identifiable information.

This Web site contains links to other sites. The YMCA of Greater Cleveland is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our Web site so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

If you feel that the YMCA of Greater Cleveland is not abiding by its posted privacy policy, or if you have further questions about the policy, please contact our Marketing Department at (216) 263-6836.