This website is owned and operated by Strong Family Alliance. By accessing or viewing this website, uploading
content to this website, and/or participating in or using any service offered on this website (collectively and
2. Personal Information
Strong Family Alliance collects and stores information that you enter in connection with the Services. To use
some services, Strong Family Alliance may collect limited personal information that can identify you or that can
be used with other sources of information to identify you (“Personal Information”). For example, the “Share
Your Story” service requires you to submit your email address, name, and zip code, and the “Donate” service
requires similar information as well as payment information such as your address and credit card number.
3. Anonymous Information
When you use the website, Strong Family Alliance may also collect certain information that does not identify
you individually (“Anonymous Information”). For example, Strong Family Alliance may collect your IP address,
browser information and website domain name every time you use the Services. Strong Family Alliance may
also collect information regarding user-traffic patterns and website usage.
Strong Family Alliance does not use or install spyware on your computer. Strong Family Alliance does not use
spyware to retrieve information from your computer. Like many websites, Strong Family Alliance uses
“cookies,” which are files stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser. Cookies help Strong Family
Alliance identify users and optimize their website experience. Most browsers accept cookies automatically but
allow you to disable them. Strong Family Alliance recommends that you leave cookies enabled so it can offer
you a better website experience.
5. Use of Your Information
5.1. Use of Anonymous Information
Strong Family Alliance may use Anonymous Information to help it determine how its users interact with parts of
the Services so it can improve the Services and make them more useful. Strong Family Alliance may also use
or share with others Anonymous Information in any other manner that Strong Family Alliance deems
appropriate or necessary.
5.2. Use of Personal Information
Strong Family Alliance’s Use of Your Personal Information.
Strong Family Alliance may use your Personal Information to contact you about programs and opportunities
related to the mission of Strong Family Alliance. For example, Strong Family Alliance may use your Personal
Information to contact you about new offers, newsletters, action alerts, press releases, information about
Strong Family Alliance programs, volunteer opportunities and donation appeals.
Sharing of Personal Information with Third Parties
Strong Family Alliance may share your Personal Information with non-affiliated third parties that are trusted,
like-minded organizations. Strong Family Alliance may also exchange its support contact list for other non-profit
organizations’ lists for targeted uses. These practices are intended to allow Strong Family Alliance and trusted,
like-minded organizations to communicate with a broader audience about community events, policy concerns,
fundraising endeavors, and other information that is likely to be of shared interest.
You may opt out from having Strong Family Alliance share your Personal Information to non-affiliated third
parties by sending Strong Family Alliance an email with “Opt Out of Third Party Sharing” in the subject line to
Strong Family Alliance occasionally has third-party agents that perform functions on its behalf, such as
marketing, website development or hosting, web analytics, credit card processing, and fraud protection. These
entities have access to the Personal Information needed to perform their functions and are contractually
obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of Personal Information. They are contractually restricted
from using, selling, distributing, or altering this data in any way other than to provide the requested services to
5.3. Public Forums
When you contribute a submission to a public area of this website, such as when you upload a story or
response in the forum, the content that you submit will be made available to the general public and will not be
recommends that you use caution when submitting any sensitive information such as your full name, home
address, phone number, or other information that would enable users to locate you or information about you.
SFA also recommends that you preview any story, comment, or question you post prior to submitting it to
ensure it contains no information that you are not comfortable sharing. SFA does not make Personal
Information publicly available in connection with your User Submissions.
5.4. Legally Compelled Disclosures
Strong Family Alliance may disclose Personal Information to government authorities, and to other third parties
when compelled to do so under law (and/or under a reasonable interpretation of the law), including, without
limitation, in response to court orders and subpoenas.
5.5. Emergency Situations
Strong Family Alliance may also use or disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good
faith belief that such action is necessary to: (i) conform to applicable law; (ii) protect and defend its rights or
property, the website or its users, and (iii) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of
Strong Family Alliance, its users, and others.
6. Links and Other Websites
information that may be collected on those other websites. Use common sense as you navigate the web, be
aware when you leave this website, and read the applicable legal documents for each website you visit.
7. Transfer in the Event of Reorganization
In the event that Strong Family Alliance, any affiliate of Strong Family Alliance, or substantially all of its assets,
are acquired by one or more third parties as a result of an acquisition, merger, sale, reorganization,
consolidation or liquidation, Personal Information may be one of the transferred assets. For purposes of this
policy, an “affiliate” of Strong Family Alliance is an entity that is under the control of, or under common control
with, Strong Family Alliance.
Strong Family Alliance implements and maintains reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to
the nature of the information, to protect the personal information from unauthorized access, destruction, use,
modification, or disclosure. You understand and agree, however, that no transmission of data over the internet
is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of SFA to
intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully, including in the case of your contacting
SFA by email or a “contact us” or similar feature on this website. Accordingly, though SFA may take reasonable
steps to protect the security and integrity of all Personal Information provided to the Services, due to the nature
of the internet, SFA cannot guarantee that information, during transmission through the internet or while stored
on its system or otherwise in its care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers. Any
such transmission is done at your own risk.
If you receive an email or other correspondence requesting that you provide any sensitive information that
seems suspicious to you, please do not provide such information, and report such request to us at
This website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. Strong Family Alliance does not knowingly
collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you must
immediately discontinue use of this website.
accessing this website from outside of the United States of America, you do so at your own risk. If you are
located outside the United States of America, you should be aware that your Personal Information will be
transferred to the United States of America, the laws of which may be deemed by the other countries to have
inadequate data protection. If you are located in a country outside the United States of America and voluntarily
submit Personal Information to Strong Family Alliance, you consent to the general use of such information as
the United States of America.
11. Your California Privacy Rights.
As of January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits end users who are California residents to
request certain information regarding disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing
purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to INFO@STRONGFAMILYALLIANCE.ORG and include the
phrase “1798.83 Privacy Request” in the email subject line.
12. Contact Us
If you have any questions or comments regarding Strong Family Alliance’s privacy practices, you may contact
us at INFO@STRONGFAMILYALLIANCE.ORG.