Terms of service

Privacy/Refund Policy


INTERNET PRIVACY POLICY


We take your right to privacy seriously and want you to feel comfortable using our web site. This Privacy
Policy deals with personally identifiable information (referred to as Data; below) that may be collected
by us on our site. This Policy does not apply to other entities that we do not own or control or persons
that are not our employees, agents or within our control. Please take time to read this policy in its
entirety. Gbchildrenshome.org and the Grand Bahama Children’s Home respects the privacy of its
donors, constituents and all web site visitors.
Information Collected by gbchildrenshome.org
Gbchildrenshome.org collects two types of information from users: personal data such as name and
email address (for newsletter registration); and aggregated data such as information about traffic
patterns on gbchildnreshome.org (for example, how many users visit gbchildrenshome.org on a daily
basis).


Our newsletter registration process requires a name and email address.  Providing us with other
information is at your option; we are not responsible for information collection via online donations
through our 3rd party payment partners. Please review their privacy policies carefully.
Like many web sites, we may also automatically receive general information that is contained in our
server log files such as your IP address and cookie information. Like most standard Web site servers we
use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP),
referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer
the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for
aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.


Cookies


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user.  Like many
web sites, we may set and use cookies to enhance your user experience, such as retaining settings
The Grand Bahama Children’s Home assigns every computer a different Cookie. The information
collected by Cookies:
(i) helps us to statistically monitor how many people are using our website
(ii) for what purposes these actions are being taken
Your browser software can be set to reject all Cookies. If you reject our Cookies, certain functions and
conveniences of our website may not work properly but you do not have to accept our Cookies in order
to use our site. We do not link Non-Personal Information from Cookies to Personally Identifiable
Information without your permission and do not use Cookies to collect or store Personal Information
about you.


Use of Information Collected by gbchildrenshome.org

We may use information collected on the web site to customize and improve your user experience on
this site.


We will make efforts so that your information will not be provided to third parties unless:
 Provided for otherwise in this Privacy Policy;
 We obtain your consent, such as when you choose to opt-in or opt-out to the sharing of
Information;


 A service provided on our site requires the interaction with or is provided by a third party, by
way of example an Application Service Provider;
 Pursuant to legal process or law enforcement;
 We find that your use of this site violates our Policy, Terms of Service, other usage guidelines or
as deemed reasonably necessary by us to protect our legal rights and/or property.


Links


Gbchildrenshome.org may provide links to other websites as a resource for its users and potential
donors who are interested in additional information or other giving opportunities. Please review their
privacy policies as well.  Any information you share with these web sites is subject to their policies and
practices and is independent of gbchildrenshome.org.


Disclosure of Information


Though gbchildrenshome.org makes every effort to preserve donor and customer privacy, we may need
to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such
action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on
our organization.
Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy or as specifically agreed to by you, the Grand Bahama Children’s
Home will not disclose any Personally Identifiable Information it gathers from you on our website.
This Privacy Policy does not protect you when you send content, or requests to gbchildrenshome.org by
email. If you want to keep them private or proprietary, do not send them in an email to
gbchildrenshome.org.  We try to answer every email promptly but are not always able to do so.


No guarantees


While this Privacy Policy states our standards for maintenance of information and we will make efforts
to meet them, we are not in a position to guarantee these standards. There may be factors beyond our
control that may result in disclosure of data. As a consequence, we disclaim any warranties or
representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of Information.


DONATION REFUND POLICY


The Grand Bahama Children’s Home generally does not refund donations made using the
gbchildrenshome.org website. We will honor your request for a refund only under special circumstances

if you have made an error in making your donation to the Grand Bahama Children’s Home. The request
must be made within 15 days of your donation.
To request a refund, call the Grand Bahama Children’s Home at (242) 352-7852. Refunds are returned
using the original method of payment. If you made your donation by credit card, your refund will be
credited to that same credit card.


Contact Information


If you have any questions about these policies or our web site, please feel free to contact us:


The Grand Bahama Children’s Home
P.O. Box F40503
Tripp Lane
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
The Bahamas
Phone
242-352-7852
242-352-6076
Fax
242-352-4236
Email: info@gbchildrenshome.org