Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
In the course of using the Site, YFS (Youth & Family Services, Inc.) may ask you for your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, fax number as well as other relevant information. We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, the domain name of your Internet service provider, aggregate data about the number of visits to the Site and/or aggregate data about the pages visited.

How YFS Uses the Information
YFS uses the non-personally identifiable information (“Aggregate Data”) to improve the design and content of the Site and to enable us to make efficient use of the site. YFS shall own such Aggregate Data and maintain copies of such as part of its records.
Except as otherwise indicated, YFS uses the personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) you provide about yourself: (a) to respond to any of your inquiries or questions about our services; (b) for internal marketing purposes and as part of our donor database; (c) to provide you additional and updated information; (d) to offer you other materials and/or information that YFS believes may be of interest to you; (e) to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation under process of law, or as otherwise required by law; (f) to protect the security or integrity of the Site; (g) to protect against a threat of safety or destruction of property; and/or (h) to protect against legal liability. In all cases, however, YFS agents, employees and contractors who have access to Personal Information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. Furthermore, YFS encourages all its business Partners to adopt and adhere to standards of protection consistent with this Privacy Policy. YFS will not use the Personal Information, except as set forth herein, without your permission; provided, however, YFS shall own all such Personal Information and maintain copies of such as part of its records. The Aggregate Data and Personal Information may be transferred, distributed or sold as part of YFS or its assets.

You Can Opt Out
You may choose not to receive such information and/or to allow YFS to use your information in the manner described above by contacting us directly at Upon receipt and processing of an “opt out” request, YFS will, within its commercially reasonable amount of time, remove your information from any future marketing communications.

Security – No Liability
YFS is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such security failures. You understand that data and communications, including e-mail and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet. Furthermore, the Site contains links to other web sites. YFS is not responsible for nor can YFS ensure the privacy practices or content of such other sites.

IP Addresses and Cookies
Like other web sites, YFS uses your IP address to help diagnose problems and to administer the Site and for security purposes.
“Cookies” are pieces of data sent from a Web server to a Web browser that enable a Web server to identify users that visit a site hosted by that server. YFS may use Cookies in order to identify you to our site so that YFS can provide more customized information and services to you. In addition, our site may contain advertisements that may contain Cookies. In general, if you choose, you can disable the use of Cookies by reviewing your browser’s preferences and options.

Note about Children
YFS does not knowingly gather any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. You must be 13 years of age or older to access the Site. This site content is directed toward the public 13 years of age and older.

Modification of Privacy Policy
YFS may change this Privacy Policy at any time, by posting the changed or amended Privacy Policy on the Site. Your continued viewing of or use of this Site following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy will signify your assent to any such changes or amendments.

How to Contact YFS for Any Reason
You may contact YFS with questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, updating any personally identifiable information or anything else related to YFS and/or this Site at or at 405- 262-6555.