WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

EFFECTIVE DATE: November 11, 2016

Independent Community Living respects your privacy and preferences. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) sets forth the terms under which you share your information with Independent Community Living and how Independent Community Living collects and uses your information. This Privacy Policy applies when you make a donation, submit an application for employment or otherwise provide us with information via the Independent Community Living website located at independentcommunityliving.org or any other domain names owned or controlled by Independent Community Living (the “Website”) or in another manner, such as via telephone, email, regular mail, social media, texting, mobile applications, at a special event, in response to a solicitation or face-to-face.

What Independent Community Living does with personal contact information collected

Independent Community Living may request from you, or you may volunteer to provide, your contact information, including your name, mailing address, phone number(s), social media handles and email address(es). Independent Community Living may, by way of example, use your contact information to:

  • Send you additional information about Independent Community Living and its programs or events.
  • Process a donation or payment and provide you with a receipt or acknowledgment.
  • Clarify or obtain information about a donation or about information you requested.
  • Enroll you in programs, events or activities in which you elect to participate.
  • Manage your account and provide you with customer service.
  • Offer sweepstakes, contests, giveaways or other promotions.
  • Enforce the Website terms of service.
  • Perform other functions as described at the time Independent Community Living collects information.

Commitment to data security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

Contact information

If you have a question or concern regarding this Privacy Policy, or believe this Privacy policy has been violated, contact us immediately:

Independent Community Living
233 E. Larkin St.
Midland, Mich. 48640
989-486-9223

info@independentcommunityliving.org

In your correspondence, please describe your concern or complaint in as much detail as possible. We will investigate and respond to you promptly.

Credit card and billing information

In addition to your contact information, when you make a donation or purchase, Independent Community Living asks for your billing address and credit card or other financial services information.  Independent Community Living uses a third-party banking agent to process your payments via a secured server that encrypts your credit card/bank information. Independent Community Living and our banking agent will not share your credit card/bank information with any other third party, nor will we retain your credit card/bank information longer than necessary.

Cookies

When you visit the Website, Independent Community Living may store some information on your computer or device as a “cookie” or similar file (i.e., a small piece of datum that stores information on your browser in your hard drive). Independent Community Living may use cookies to gather broad demographic and traffic information, to help improve the design and functionality of the Website. Cookies may also be used for “retargeting” in advertising campaigns so that third-party vendors can display advertising to you about Independent Community Living or other related entities as you use the internet.

Links to other sites

This Website may contain links to other sites that may collect your personal contact information. Independent Community Living is not responsible for privacy practices and policies or content of these other sites.

Social media

You may engage with Independent Community Living through third-party social-media sites, plug-ins and applications, such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. When doing so, you may allow Independent Community Living to access certain information from your profile (e.g., name, email address, photo, gender, birthday, location, list of friends/contacts, whom you follow and or who follow you, your “likes,” etc.). When you provide information to Independent Community Living through an application, on the Website, or on social networking platforms, it may be viewable by other users of these sites and, in such instances, Independent Community Living is not responsible for, and cannot prevent, use of the information by third parties. Some applications, sites and plug-ins allow you to control what data and information you share. For more information about how they treat your information, refer to their privacy policies, settings and terms of use.

Minors

It is Independent Community Living’s policy not to solicit knowingly any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. Children under 13 are not authorized to make a donation or purchase, sign up for an event or program, or otherwise provide any personally identifiable information without consent from a parent or legal guardian.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to change from time to time. Independent Community Living will notify you about material changes in the way Independent Community Living treats your information by posting a notice on the Website or by contacting you directly. You will always have access to the most current policies regarding what information Independent Community Living collects, how it’s used, with whom it may be shared, and what choices you have.

[Updated November 2016]

 

LEGAL/TERMS OF SERVICE

  1. Introduction. This website is provided by Independent Community Living; any trademarks, service marks, trade dress and logos displayed on this site are the registered and common law trademarks of Independent Community Living. By accessing this website, you accept these Terms of Use and agree that your use of this website is subject to applicable law.
  2. Use of Site. By entering the website, you confirm that you are of sufficient legal age to create binding financial and legal obligations arising from use of the website. By entering any information on the website, you represent and warrant that: (i) you are using your actual identity; (ii) you have provided only true, accurate, current and complete information; and (iii) you will maintain and promptly update the information that you provide to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You may only use this website to browse the content, make inquiries to Independent Community Living, submit applications for employment and/or make financial contributions to Independent Community Living and not for any other purposes. You are prohibited from posting to or transmitting from this website any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. You agree that you will not use any device, software or other instrumentality to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this website, and that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. In addition, you agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages.
  3. Proprietary Rights. You acknowledge that the website contains information, software, logos, photographs, video, graphics, audio or other material (the “Content”) that are protected by valid and protected copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, or other proprietary rights. You also acknowledge that the Content is solely Independent Community Living’s property. You agree to comply with all copyright, trademark and other applicable laws. You may not modify, transmit, sell or transfer any of the Content. You may not reprint, republish, resell, or redistribute the Content, but you may print copies of the Content only if these copies are made only for your personal, non-commercial use and that you maintain any notices contained in the Content, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. You shall be liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights or other proprietary rights. You acknowledge that you have no license or any other proprietary rights to the Content, the trademarks, or any other intellectual property of Independent Community Living. Any communication or material you transmit to the website or to Independent Community Living, whether by electronic mail or otherwise, for any reason, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Independent Community Living may use anything that you transmit or post to the website or to Independent Community Living in any manner without credit or compensation.
  4. Links to Third Party Websites. Independent Community Living may provide links to websites controlled by third parties. Independent Community Living provides these links as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply Independent Community Living endorsement of those websites or any association or affiliation with those websites or their owners. Independent Community Living is not responsible for and does not endorse the content or services on or use of those websites. Independent Community Living makes no representations and assumes no responsibility of any kind related to those websites or your use of or reliance on the content or services of those websites, including without limitation any errors or omissions or any offensive or otherwise objectionable content contained on those websites. You acknowledge and agree that your use of any website accessed from this website is at your own risk.
  5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. THE WEBSITE IS BEING PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY LIVING DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITE IS ERROR FREE OR FREE OF VIRUSES. INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY LIVING DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE. INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY LIVING DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS OR CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE. INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY LIVING DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NO INFORMATION OR OTHER CONTENT PROVIDED BY INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY LIVING SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY, NOR SHALL YOU RELY ON SUCH INFORMATION OR CONTENT. INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY LIVING SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOST OR CORRUPT DATA OR OTHER INFORMATION. IN NO EVENT SHALL INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY LIVING BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF USE OR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENCE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY LIVING’S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. USER’S SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEBSITE IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITE.
  6. Indemnification. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Independent Community Living, its officers, directors, employees, agents, contributors, advertisers, sponsors, investors, and licensors, from any claims, damages and expenses (including, without limitation, attorney’s fees), related to your use of the website or Content, including any breach of the Terms of Use. Independent Community Living shall have the right, at its own expense, to participate in the defense and/or settlement of any claim or action, or to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you without relieving your indemnification obligations. In no event shall you settle any suit or claim imposing any liability or other obligations on Independent Community Living without Independent Community Living’s prior written consent.
  7. Termination. Independent Community Living may terminate your access to the website, or any part of it, at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately, for any reason whatsoever.
  8. Modification of Terms of Use and Website Policies. Independent Community Living may modify these Terms of Use or any of its posted website policies, which are hereby incorporated by reference, at any time, and any such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting. Continued use of the website after any such changes shall constitute consent to such changes.
  9. Construction. In the event that any portion of the Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalid or unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with the applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of Independent Community Living, and the remainder of the Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect.
  10. No Assignment/Implied Waiver/Modification. You may not assign these Terms of Use without Independent Community Living’s prior written consent. These Terms of Use will be binding on, inure to the benefit of, and be enforceable against any user and any user’s respective successors and assigns. Independent Community Living’s failure to enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use will not constitute a waiver of Independent Community Living’s right to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provision of these Terms of Use. Neither the course of conduct between parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of these Terms of Use.
  11. Applicable Law. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan, except with regard to its conflicts of law rules. Any action relating to the website or these Terms of Use must be brought in the courts located in Midland, Michigan, and you hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of such courts. Any cause of action you may have with respect to the website or these Terms of Use must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises, or be barred.
  12. Entire Agreement. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement of the parties for the website and supersedes all existing agreements and all other oral, written or other communication between the parties concerning its subject matter.
  13. Relationship of Parties. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Independent Community Living as a result of this agreement or your use of the website.