Juvenile Law Center

Privacy Policy

Juvenile Law Center takes your privacy seriously and is committed to protecting the information that we collect from you when you visit our website, www.jlc.org, all web pages under the www.jlc.org domain, and the website for submitting donations hosted on the www.secure.jlc.org domain (all of which are referred to in this Privacy Policy as the “Site” or “Website”). This Privacy Policy describes the information we collect from you, how we use your information, and the choices you have with respect to that information.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully when using our Website, including to submit donations. By using our Website, you are accepting the terms described in this Privacy Policy.

Information We May Collect

Personally Identifiable Information

We may collect personally identifiable information that you voluntarily submit when you join our email list, make a donation, or submit personal information to us for any other reason. Personally identifiable information is any information that may be used to identify you as an individual, including, but not limited to, your name, email address, postal address, telephone number, and debit/credit card information (for those who make donations).

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We may automatically collect non-personally identifiable information about visitors to our Website, such as number of visitors, Internet Protocol address, browser type, operating system and pages viewed, but we will not combine such data with any personal information. We use this data in the aggregate to determine how visitors use our Website so we can improve our Site and services. We may use “cookies” (text files placed on your computer by a web page server) or other technologies to collect such non-personally identifiable information. You can turn off your computer’s ability to receive cookies by adjusting your browser settings. If you refuse cookies, however, certain functions and conveniences of the Website may not work properly.

How We May Use Information We Collect

Juvenile Law Center may use personally identifiable information collected from you to:

  • provide information about our events, programs, or services;
  • respond to your inquiries;
  • conduct market research about our Site and our services;
  • develop and display content tailored to your interests;
  • solicit donations;
  • process donations;
  • otherwise maintain and administer the Site; and
  • perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time your information is collected.

In addition, in processing donations, we provide you the opportunity to make a donation to Juvenile Law Center in honor of someone else. If you elect to honor someone else through your donation, we will ask you for the contact information of the honoree. We do not use the information you give us about the honoree other than to record his/her name as receiving a dedication and to notify the honoree of the donation.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

  • We may disclose your personally identifiable information to other companies or people under any of the following circumstances: we may send the information to companies who work on our behalf to provide a product or service on our behalf, including processing donations, however, we will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes;
  • we may disclose the information to conform or comply with the law, or if we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a court order or subpoena, to cooperate with an investigation by law enforcement or regulatory authorities or to participate or cooperate in a judicial proceeding, to enforce terms and conditions of this Website, or in urgent circumstances, to protect the safety of persons or property, including this Website; and
  • in the event of a merger, consolidation or reorganization involving the Juvenile Law Center, acquisition of Juvenile Law Center by another organization, a sale of all or a portion of Juvenile Law Center’s assets, or other similar transaction, your personally identifiable information may be transferred to the control of a third party.

Your Privacy Choices

If you choose to provide us with your personally identifiable information, we may only transfer that information within Juvenile Law Center or to our third-party service providers. Juvenile Law Center will not transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent, except as described above.

We give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving direct marketing information we send to you. This means that we may use the information you provide for direct marketing or market research purposes unless you take affirmative action to indicate that you do not want to receive marketing materials, for instance by clicking or checking the appropriate option or box at the point of collection.

Finally, you can opt out of receiving marketing information at any time. If you do not want to be included on our email or marketing list, you can easily opt out by sending an email to privacy@jlc.org.

Our Commitment to Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, Juvenile Law Center has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information we collect online.

Children and Privacy

This Website is a general audience site and is not intended for use by children. Juvenile Law Center does not knowingly collect or retain personal information from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that a child under the age of 13 has submitted online contact information to us via this Site, we may use that information in the following ways: to respond to judicial process; for disclosure to law enforcement agencies, to the extent permitted by law; or to respond to the child’s inquiry on a one-time-only basis, in which case we will not disclose or maintain in our records that information except where required to satisfy any law or judicial process. To the extent further use is warranted (i.e., to protect the child’s safety), we will take all reasonable efforts to provide notice to, and/or obtain verifiable consent from, such child’s parent or guardian regarding our collection, use and disclosure practices. In all other instances, we will delete the information.

If you have any inquiries regarding this provision, you may contact us by sending an email to: privacy@jlc.org.

Links to Other Websites

This Website may contain advertisements and links to third party sites (“Third Party Websites”) over which Juvenile Law Center has no control. Juvenile Law Center is not responsible for the privacy policies of Third Party Websites. Juvenile Law Center encourages you to review the privacy policies of those Third Party Websites so that you understand if/how they collect and/or use information from you or your computer.

Your California Privacy Rights

Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1798.83, a California resident who has provided personal information to a business with whom he/she has established a business relationship has the right to request certain information regarding the disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to privacy@jlc.org or write to us at:

Katy Otto
Director of Communications
Juvenile Law Center
The Philadelphia Building
1315 Walnut Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: 215.625.0551

Revisions to this Privacy Policy

Juvenile Law Center maintains the right to update and revise this Policy at any time. You can determine if this Policy has been revised since your last visit by referring to the “Effective Date of Current Policy” date at the bottom of this page. Your use of the Website constitutes your acceptance of the terms of the Policy. You should review this Policy regularly to ensure that you are aware of future amendments.

Contacting Juvenile Law Center

If you have any questions concerning this Privacy Policy, or would like to review, revise or delete any of your personal information held by us, you may contact us by sending an email to privacy@jlc.org. You may also write to us or call us at:

Katy Otto
Director of Communications
Juvenile Law Center
The Philadelphia Building
1315 Walnut Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: 215.625.0551

Effective Date of Current Policy: November 30, 2011.

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