Avenues To Independence strongly recognizes that privacy is important, and we are strongly committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors to the Avenues To Independence website. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to this site and not necessarily to other companies' or organizations' sites to which we link. By visiting this site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

If we change our Privacy Policy we will post a new statement on our site and change the date indicated at the bottom of the statement. Therefore, we encourage you to check the date of our Privacy Policy statement whenever you visit the site for any updates or changes.

Information Collection and Use
Our primary goals in collecting personal information are to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience, to send you information upon your request, and to thank you for your support.

Technical Data
In general, we automatically gather certain usage information, such as the number and frequency of visitors to this site. This information may include which URL you just came from, which URL you next go to, what browser you are using, and your IP address. We use such data only in aggregate. This collective data helps us determine how much our visitors use parts of the site, and do internal research on our users' demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand and serve you. In these situations, we do not disclose any information that could be used to identify you personally.

Children's Privacy
Avenues To Independence requests that parents supervise their children while online. No personal information should be provided by minor children without parental consent. However, if at any time Avenues To Independence learns that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personal information online it will take all reasonable measure necessary to remove such information from its databases and not use such information for any purpose except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others or as required by law.

Code of Ethics


We, members of the Avenues Board, Staff and Volunteers, recognize the critical role of conscience in choosing among courses of action and taking into account the moral ambiguities of life, commit ourselves to: 

Demonstrate the highest standards of personal integrity, truthfulness, honesty and fortitude in all our official activities in order to inspire confidence and trust in our institution.  Click here for full Code of Ethics Statement

Notification of Changes
Avenues To Independence reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy statement without notice. If we decide to change this Privacy Policy, we will post those changes to this statement so our visitors are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Contact Us
If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy statement, our use of your information, or how you can opt out of receiving information from Avenues to Independence, you can email us at avenues@avenuesonline.org.

Effective Date of this version of Avenues To Independence's Privacy Policy: July 25, 2011

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