Your privacy is important to us. Adoption Rhode Island does not rent, sell or exchange our mailing lists nor any information submitted through our website or gathered as a result of daily business. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our information collection practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect both online and offline. Staff access to electronic database materials and paper files is limited solely to the program under which they are employed and is monitored by agency administrators. All paper documents and electronic information files are stored in a secure environment, safeguarded by password protected hardware, physical access controls and information access authorization controls.
Any website financial transactions are processed through Paypal and protected under Paypal’s strict encryption technologies.
Adoption Rhode Island requires that your personal information be held in strict confidence. We use your information only for its intended business purpose. In compliance with state and federal law and guided by agency contractual agreements, some information may be shared with other child welfare agencies as part of our mission to achieve permanency for children, support families and advocate for the safety and well-being of children. We do not sell or trade your information to other third party organizations or individuals.
If you choose to send us email, we may retain the contents of your email message, our reply and your email address as part of our ongoing customer service efforts. We reserve the right to contact you after you have contacted us and may send future email, surveys and/or direct mail to you for the purpose of providing or gathering additional information about Adoption Rhode Island. You may notify us at any time if you wish to discontinue communication. We keep your personal information as accurate, complete, and up to date as is required to fulfill the purpose(s) for which you provided us with your personal information. Upon request in writing we will remove your personal information from our databases, except where legislation or regulation requires our retention of it (for example, charitable giving history tied to income tax receipts.)
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.