Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota Privacy Policy explains our practices, defines our users’ (“you” or “your”) privacy options, and describes how your information is collected and used by Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota (“we,” “us,” “our,” or “Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota”).

By using the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota website or any of our applications, products, services, features, tools, or resources, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

This Privacy Policy, along with our Terms of Use, governs your use of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota website at http://bgcmn.wpengine.com (“Site”), our mobile application, and any information we may access through social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest or Twitter. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, we will refer to all of these access points as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota system (“System”).

We reserve the right to modify this policy and will mark new versions with a corresponding effective date. We recommend you visit the Site to review any changes in our practices. Your continued use of the System constitutes your agreement to our then-current Privacy Policy.

Our System may contain links to other websites. These websites may have privacy policies different than our Privacy Policy. The System may also contain certain social media icons or widgets. Although you can view the material we have linked to, you may have to create an individual account or register to use these third-party social media sites to use interactive features. Any interaction on social media websites is governed by the terms of use and privacy policy of the particular platform.

What Information is Collected?

 We may collect personal information from you on our System, or through any other digital or personal communication between you and the System. Information collected by us is voluntarily provided by you and may include information such as your name, email address, phone number, and physical address. The System may also collect general information about your technology interface or preferences (such as the type of browser used or the files requested). Additionally, we may collect information regarding the websites you visit and other information, as described in this Privacy Policy.

The information we may collect includes, but may not be limited to:

  • Your contact information to register your child for our services, such as your first name, last name, phone number, and email address;
  • Your child(ren)’s information to register for our services, such as his/her/their first name, last name, school, and grade:
  • Your family’s information to register for our services, such as the number of people in your household, your annual income range, and the names of medical and/or dental clinics and insurance providers;
  • The name and location of your financial institution, if you choose to pay for our services electronically through our Site or System;
  • Information regarding your use of our System, including page and ad views, clickstream data, location based data, and interaction data to personalize and optimize your experience;
  • Information regarding your browser and other technical specifications required to use our Site;
  • Computer data or files, often called “cookies,” which may be sent by your web browser and stored on an individual computer to allow our server to “recognize” you through the navigation of the Site, and for us to credit your account for various online transactions;
  • Your IP address to measure our website traffic and to help provide a more personalized experience.

Children Under the Age of 13

Our Site and System are not designed for children, and we do not knowingly collect information from any person under the age of 13.

How is User Information Used and Shared?  

We collect information about you in order to provide you with services and products, and also to collect information that is necessary for the System to work properly. We use personal information about our users for a variety of purposes related to our business, including but not limited to:

  • Allowing you to receive information from us regarding Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota products or services;
  • Tracking information about your visits to our Site or use of the System to allow us to provide better service;
  • Using certain online preferences in the aggregate across all users to evaluate the System and develop additional products and services to offer;
  • Sending or initiating direct marketing programs, such as newsletters or information about new products or services we are offering;
  • Contacting you regarding an inquiry on the System that you have initiated;
  • Using content from social media platforms where you discuss our products or use a hashtag related to our products;
  • Providing information about your usage or preferences to our third-party vendors and providers; and
  • Other purposes necessary to carry out our obligations under this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Use.

We may share information, in the aggregate, regarding your online browsing preferences to evaluate our products or allow third parties we work with to better serve our users. We will not share personally identifiable information in these instances, other than as described in this Privacy Policy.

We may provide user information to third-party service providers or vendors for purposes of, including without limitation, initiating direct marketing programs on our behalf, data tracking, maintenance or development of our System, development of online products and services or customer service or new product development, or other contracted promotional opportunities provided to our users. We will not share your information with third parties to directly market their products to you. We may share this information with any subsidiaries, licensees, suppliers, distributors, affiliates, assigns, successors, or other related entities and their respective owners. We may also share your personal information in connection with law enforcement requests or in response to investigations, subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims or as otherwise required by law.

Business Transfers

We may also disclose your information to a third party as part of reorganization or a sale of the assets of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota, or its subsidiaries or divisions. Any third party to which Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota transfers or sells the System or related assets will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information that you provide to us.

Behavioral Advertising

We may also use third-party vendors, such as Google Analytics, to advertise to our users online. These third-party vendors may display Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota product advertisements on other websites based on your internet usage. More specifically, these vendors use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytic cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to the Site or another site affiliated with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota products or services. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies is not linked to any personally identifiable information (name, address, email address, or phone number) we collect or you provide on the website. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising by using Google’s Ads Settings.

How is User Information Protected? 

We maintain administrative, physical, and technical safeguards for all user information collected in our System.

How Can Users Limit Information Collected?  

By providing information to us or using our System, you are consenting to our use of your data as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

While we work hard to use and disclose our users’ personal information only for the purposes identified above, you can choose not to provide personal information or limit the personal information obtained by us as follows:

  • You may have your contact information removed from our marketing lists to inform users of new or relevant products, services, and special offers by clicking on the unsubscribe link in any communication received from us, or by emailing us at club@bgcmn.org;
  • You may limit the collection of “cookies” through your browser settings. However, this may disable our ability to provide you with the most relevant products or information regarding the System; and
  • You may limit the ability of Google Analytics to track your online activity, as outlined in the “Behavioral Advertising” section.

Contacting Us

 For additional information pertaining to our Privacy Policy, please contact:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota
345 30th Ave N
St. Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 252-7616
club@bgcmn.org