Privacy

Greetings from Teen Mother Choices, and welcome to our Web site! We extend the following information to assure you, our guest, that we are concerned about and respect your privacy while visiting our Web site. Teen Mother Choices will never sell, lease or rent your confidential information. We will always endeavor to take steps to assure that any information you provide to us will remain secure. We want you to feel safe in your online experience while visiting our site. We therefore request that you take a moment to review the following valuable information.

Collection of Information
Teen Mother Choices does not collect personal information without your knowledge during your visit to our Web site.

However, Teen Mother Choices does, at times, ask that you provide us with personal information while online. The type of information we collect, typically, but not always, corresponds directly with the service you request. For instance, you can make donations, when requested you can offer your thoughts, opinions, prayers, concerns, ideas, personal experiences, questions and/or suggestions about our services or Web site. As a visitor, the personal information you provide may also be used to improve the useability of, and information available on, our site. In other words, at times we will ask you for more information, beyond just your name and contact information than is needed to facilitate our response to your specific request. Your provision of such additional information is your acknowledgement that you consent to our use of such information to better serve you, our visitor, and others coming to our site. As always, your name and address will never be shared with third parties. We also have a Privacy Policy for Children that parents may be interested in reviewing.

Security
Our Web site’s ecommerce system uses Secure Server encryption to protect sensitive data transmissions from your computer to our Web site. You are able to see when the SSL encryption is active either by the “padlock” icon at the bottom of your browser’s window or by a blue line around the window. In certain areas, password protection may be used to protect your privacy and security.

Changes
Teen Mother Choices reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time and requests that you review this policy for updates.

Questions or Suggestions
Please direct all questions or comments regarding this privacy policy to Teen Mother Choices at (847)599-8135 or write to us at Teen Mother  Choices, PO Box 853, Grayslake, IL 60030. This Web site may provide links to external Web sites maintained by individuals or organizations external to Teen Mother Choices. Once you access information that links you to another Web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the Web site containing the information you have linked to.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT OUR DONATION AREA

Cookies
A small piece of data that a Web site can store on your system is referred to as a “cookie.” Cookies are often used to enhance your online experience. Many browsers recognize when a cookie has been sent to your computer and will give you the option to refuse or allow it. Below are details regarding how this cookie is used by our Web site. Please be aware that we do not use cookies to track a user’s navigation through our Web site.

Account Registration
When you choose to give a gift to the ministry, we require that you provide us certain information that allows us to complete your transaction. This information is used to create a unique account within our donation system. Following account registration, a “cookie” is used to automatically identify you as a registered user when you are completing our donation process (you have the option of declining this cookie during account registration if desired).

Donation Process Identification
The Donation Process Identification “cookie” allows the ecommerce system to connect you to your active donation page. This cookie is set to expire whenever you exit your current browser session.

We have taken every effort to design our Web site to be useful, informative, helpful, honest and fun. Hopefully we’ve accomplished that – and we would ask that you let us know if you’d like to see improvements or changes that would make it even easier for you to find the information you need and want.

Teen Mother Choices exists to serve parenting teenage mothers and to teach others to do the same. Thank you for your openness to respectfully consider our viewpoints. We appreciate your courtesy! To find out more about our organization, please visit our About Us area.

We reserve the right to make any modifications to this Privacy Policy that we deem necessary at any time. Please continue to check this policy to see what those changes may be! Your continued use of the Teen Mother Choices Web site means that you accept those changes.