This website is owned and operated by Catholic Charities (CCFW). We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us, and how we treat that information. This Privacy Policy addresses those concerns.

Information Accuracy

It is the policy of CCFW to present correct and accurate information. If website inaccuracies come to our attention, CCFW will attempt to correct them in a timely manner. To report any inaccuracies, please e-mail karnold@ccdofw.org

Privacy Policy

Web Users

CCFW seeks to respect and protect the privacy of our website visitors and only gathers personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e-mail addresses, when voluntarily submitted by a website visitor. For example, personally identifiable information may be collected when you e-mail us. At times, CCFW may be required by law or legal process to disclose information about you to others. CCFW may also disclose information about you if it believes that disclosure is necessary for the public interest and/or safety. CCFW does not knowingly solicit personal information from children or send them requests for personal information.

Donors & Volunteers

CCFW will not discuss any information about prospective or current donors and volunteers outside of the work environment. We will honor and protect donors’ and volunteers’ rights to anonymity. Donor and volunteer information is the property of CCFW and should not be shared or taken to other organizations. We will not lease, sell, rent, or exchange any donor or volunteer list to other organizations or individuals.

Clients

CCFW will request only the information necessary to adequately assess a client’s situation, and to develop and implement effective service and/or treatment plans, including delivery of services and appropriate referrals. Unless required in writing by contract or regulatory authorities, or necessary to design and implement effective intervention strategies, CCFW personnel will not request the disclosure of an individual’s 1) religious preference, or 2) legal status related to residency or citizenship. CCFW will not take identifiable photographs, film, or otherwise record clients without their informed, written consent, for purposes other than identification, diagnosis, or as required by law. CCFW will make every effort to ensure the confidentiality of information about clients and will inform clients of the conditions under which information may be requested, the possible consequences of the client’s disclosure of information, and the conditions under which the organization may be legally or ethically required to release confidential or private information. CCFW will comply with all Federal, State, and local regulations relating to the protection of confidential information, including, but not limited to, Protected Health Information (PHI).

Security

Our site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. This makes it difficult for anyone else to intercept the information you send to us. CCFW will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information, but does not guarantee its confidentiality or security due to the nature of online information.

Limitation on Liability

By using CCFW’s website, you agree that CCFW , its affiliates, officers, agents, directors and employees are not liable to you for any negligence claims or causes of action arising out of or relating to the use of this Website or any information you provide to CCFW.

Changes to Website and Policies

CCFW may change the content of its Website, Privacy Policy Statement, or any other statement at any time. User Acceptance of Policy By using this site, you signify your acceptance of CCFW’s Internet Privacy Policy Statement.

Terms and Conditions for Use

CCFW will not be liable for any damages or injury caused by, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer viruses or line failure. CCFW will not be liable for any damages or injuring, including but not limited to, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site or a site which is linked to this site.

Disclaimer

The materials on this site are provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. CCFW disclaims all warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. CCFW does not warrant that the functions contained in the material will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. CCFW does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or the result of the use of the material in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.

Copyright/Trademarks

All CCFW materials posted on this site are owned by CCFW and subject to copyright. All rights reserved. The names, trademarks, service marks, and logos of CCFW appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity without CCFW’s prior express written permission.