Privacy

INFORMATION COLLECTED

The YMCA is committed to protecting personal information by following responsible information handling practices in keeping with privacy laws.

The YMCA uses modern information and communication technologies to support our YMCA activities.  Our Privacy Statement covers the YMCA and our website.  When visiting our website, our web server automatically logs domain name and standard information about the operating system and web browser you are using, as provided by your web browser.  This information is used for statistical purposes to help us manage our site but does not identify you in any way.

We collect personal information about you only if you volunteer it in a survey, through registration and/or when making a donation.  We may use this information to contact you for support purposes and to answer questions you submit to the site.  All information is kept confidential.

If you supply us with your mailing address or email address, you may receive periodic communications from us with information about new programs and services or upcoming events.  If at any time you wish to discontinue receiving this information you can unsubscribe through a link in all email communications, complete the Contact Us form on our website or call the Membership Director at your local branch of the YMCA of Greater Boston.

DONATION INFORMATION

The YMCA of Greater Boston makes donations easy for you through the use of Convio.com.  Click here to view our online donation system privacy policy.

The page you view while processing a payment is encrypted before being transmitted over the Internet.  Encryption makes it very difficult for unauthorized people to view information traveling between computers.  It is therefore very unlikely that anyone reads the page as it travels across the network.

We maintain records of all contributions to the YMCA of Greater Boston.  All information is kept private and confidential, stored in a secure location and accessible only by authorized staff. 

SHARING OF INFORMATION

The YMCA of Greater Boston sometimes shares mailing lists of donors with other non-profit organization.  Donation amounts and membership information are not shared during this process.  If you do not want your information to be shared with other organization you can contact us through our website or by phone as described below.

CONTACT INFORMATION

This is the web site of the YMCA of Greater Boston:  www.ymcaboston.org

Our mailing address is:

YMCA of Greater Boston
316 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA  02115

You can contact us by phone at 617-536-7800.  Ask for the office of the Senior Vice President of Communications.