When you entrust your personal information to a web site, you expect the operators of that site to demonstrate that they have earned your trust. Maintaining your privacy and the security of your personal information is our highest priority.100 Black Men of Maryland, Inc. is committed to following all relevant federal and state laws and industry guidelines regarding your personal information and how it is protected. In fact, our goal is to exceed these guidelines and to be ahead of the pack in this area.
What We Collect and How We Use It
This site stores personal information about you, including your name, contact information (addresses, phone numbers, email), demographic data (date of birth, etc.), payment information such as (optionally) credit card numbers, user name and password. 100 Black Men of Maryland, Inc. uses this information for club activities, including event registration, tracking member interests, discussion forums, committees, donations, member directory, etc.
Within this web site, only authorized administrators have access to personal information on members. This site also collects information as you navigate around the site, using standard Internet technologies (such as IP addresses and cookies, and reading your browser version, operating system and computer type, etc.) We use this information to help us improve our products and services and for security purposes, to detect and to block security breaches and to provide you with a safe online environment.
At times, 100 Black Men of Maryland, Inc. provides discussion forums. Please remember that any information disclosed in these forums becomes public. You should exercise caution regarding personal information when you write messages in a public discussion forum.
What 100 Black Men of Maryland, Inc. Will Not Do
100 Black Men of Maryland, Inc. officers do not have direct access to your password or credit card information. This data is encrypted by the system using state of the art technologies and cannot directly be accessed.
100 Black Men of Maryland, Inc. will not sell or otherwise share your name or any contact information with any third parties, including partners, advertisers or service providers, except as necessary to fulfill your explicit requests. But we will never sell or share this data for marketing or revenue purposes.
100 Black Men of Maryland, Inc. may generate and provide aggregate statistics about our club customers and their members, online traffic patterns and related information to customers and partners, but this information will not contain data which is individually identifiable or which can be linked back to a specific person, family, or business organization member.
We will disclose information if required to do so by law or by order of a competent government authority (such as a court order) or to protect 100 Black Men of Maryland, Inc. or a member of 100 Black Men of Maryland, Inc. in the event of a threat against the orgaanization or an employee or club officer.
Other Things We Do To Protect You
100 Black Men of Maryland, Inc.’s web hosting is done by an independent hosting company in their secure data center behind a firewall. Only authorized personnel have physical access to these computers. We take care to promptly install all service packs and security updates, and the data is backed up nightly. We continually test our platform to ensure that security is maintained. Confidential data is transmitted using SSL encryption; our SSL Certificate was issued by InstantSSL, one of the most respected names in Internet security.
This site is not intended for unsupervised access by children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect information from site visitors of this age group. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose online.