Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club of St. Louis Privacy Policy

Last Updated: September 17, 2018


This Privacy Policy outlines how Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club of St. Louis (“GSGBC”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) may collect, use, process, maintain and disclose information collected from you (“you” or “your”) when you access our website, located at (the “Site”). GSGBC is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its user community. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before accessing and using the Site.

As used in this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” means any information that may be used, either alone or reasonably in combination with other information, to personally identify the specific individual to whom such information pertains.

1.              Personal Information Collected

1.1.         Join Us as A Member. You may download application forms from our Site to join GSGBC. We will collect Personal Information including your name, phone numbers, family income and employer from the application forms. The Personal Information you disclose to us in connection with GSGBC memberships is provided strictly on a voluntary basis.

1.2.         Contact Us. If you fill out a web form available on our Site to contact us, we may collect Personal Information including your name and email address to resolve your inquiries or otherwise assist you. Personal Information collected to communicate with you are used to contact you to respond to your inquiries, and are not used to add you to our newsletter or another unsolicited marketing message (unless you also otherwise provide us with your Personal Information for those purposes).

1.3.         Donate to Us. You may submit certain Financial Information including your credit card number, expiration date and billing address via our Site to donate to our cause. A third party Classy Inc. collects and processes such Financial Information on behalf of us. If you choose to donate, the collection and processing of your Personal Information is governed by the privacy policy of Classy Inc., not by this Privacy Policy.

1.4.         Social Media. The Site allows you to share content with third-party social networking sites (e.g. Facebook® and YouTube®). If you choose to do this, your interactions with these third parties are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing them, not by this Privacy Policy.

2.              Information Collected Automatically

While you are browsing the Site, we automatically log your Internet protocol (“IP”) address, certain other technical information, including your browser type and connection speed, and your activities while using the Site (such as the pages you visited, click rates, time spent on pages, etc.). In order to personalize and enhance your experience on the Site, we may also collect information through the following technologies:

  • Log Files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (“IP”) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (“ISP”), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, clicked pages and any other information your browser may send to us.
  • Web Beacons. Web beacons are small graphic images or other web programming code that may be included in our Site pages or other areas of the Site. Web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Users of our Site. Unlike cookies, which are typically stored on your computer or mobile device’s hard drive, web beacons are embedded invisibly on web pages. Web beacons or similar technologies help us better manage content on our Site by informing us what content is effective, counting the number of users of the Site, monitoring how users navigate the Site, or counting how many emails, articles or links were actually opened or viewed.
  • Cookies. We may collect certain information about users whenever they interact with our Site by using Cookie technology. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser, if you so allow, that enables the Site’ or our service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. This technology typically does not personally identify you or extract information from your computer. We may use Cookies to provide an enhanced online experience, to monitor and measure the use of our Site and to improve the Site’s design and content. The type of information collected may include browser information, operating system, type of computer, internet service provider and other similar information. The information we may obtain in this manner also helps us customize the content, services, or products we offer on our Site and to measure their overall effectiveness. You may be able to decline Cookies by changing a setting in your web browser. You may also be able to disable the ability of web beacons to capture information by declining Cookies.
  • Third-Party Usage. The use of third-party Cookies is not covered by our Privacy Policy. We do not have access or control over these Cookies. You may visit the third-party links below to opt out of their tracking and learn about their privacy practices. However, we are not in control of the location of the instructions and information provided by the third parties below and, therefore, you may have to locate the particular instructions and information for the respective third party if these links are no longer current.
    • Google Analytics. Our website uses Google Analytics to help understand how visitors interact with our website so that the Site can be improved.
      • To view Google’s Privacy Policy, please click here.
      • To opt out, please download and install the “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on” by clicking here.

3.              How We Use Your Personal Information and Health Information

We will not use or disclose your Personal Information or Health Information in a manner inconsistent with applicable law or this Privacy Policy. Examples of our uses and disclosures include:

  • We may use your Personal Information to respond to your questions and comments that you communicate to us or to respond to your request;
  • We may use your Personal Information to send you information such as new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up-to-date with GSGBC and our initiatives. You can always opt out of email marketing by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link appended to the end of a promotional email from us;
  • We may use your Personal Information to respond to your service requests and support needs;
  • We may use your Personal Information to provide, analyze, administer and improve our Site and services;
  • We may use your Personal Information to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other feature;
  • We may use your Personal Information to perform business analyses or for other similar purposes to improve the quality of our business, our Site and the products we offer;
  • We may use your Personal Information for recruiting and human resources administration purposes;
  • We may use your Personal Information to create aggregated, non-personal information, or to create de-identified information; and
  • We may use your Personal Information to investigate possible violations of and enforce our contracts, including terms of use and any terms and conditions associated with our products, and to comply with our legal obligations.

4.              Data Security

To protect your Personal Information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards. However, no system can be 100% secure, and, therefore, despite our best efforts, there could be unauthorized access to this data.

5.              Data Retention

We will retain your Personal Information for the length of time needed to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. We may retain de-identified data for an indefinite amount of time for research and development purposes.

6.              How We Disclose Personal Information and Anonymous Data

At GSGBC, we restrict access to Personal Information to those who require it to develop, support, and deliver services to you. We do not share Personal Information about our members and donors with unaffiliated third parties for use in marketing their products and services. We share Personal Information only with our affiliates, service providers and governmental agencies or as otherwise described below:

  • Service Providers. We may share your Personal Information with affiliated and unaffiliated companies that perform tasks on our behalf related to our organization. Such tasks include managing and analyzing this Site, printing and mailing services, marketing services, trouble shooting by accessing users’ systems remotely (with users’ consents), surveys administration, social commerce and media services (e.g., Facebook, ratings, reviews, blog), and donation processing services. Third-party service providers receive your Personal Information as necessary to perform their role, and we instruct them not to use your Personal Information for any other purposes.
  • Professional Advisors. We may share your Personal Information with our auditors, lawyers or other professional advisors so they can support our business. Like the other service providers, these professional advisors are bound by contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
  • As required or Appropriate by Law. We will disclose your Personal Information as necessary or appropriate, including to providing information as required by law, regulation, subpoena, court order, legal process or government request; to enforce our Terms of Use, including investigations of potential violations thereof; to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect your safety or the safety of others; to protect our rights, to investigate fraud, or to respond to a government request.
  • Business Transfers. GSGBC may, in the future, sell or otherwise transfer some or all of its assets to a third party. Your Personal Information we obtain from you via the Site may be disclosed to any potential or actual third party purchasers of such assets and/or may be among those assets transferred in accordance with applicable law. Once transferred, your Personal Information remains subject to any preexisting applicable privacy policies.

7.              Children

We do not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information from anyone under the age of 18 or knowingly allow such persons to provide us with their Personal Information without verifiable parent or guardian consent. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Data to us, please contact us ([email protected]), and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

8.              Your Choices

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

9.              Updates to This Privacy Policy

We may periodically update this Privacy Policy to describe new Site features, products or services we offer and how it may affect our use of information about you. If we make material changes to this this Privacy Policy, we will post a notice on the Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. We will not make any materially different use or new disclosure of your Personal Information to another entity using your Personal Information for that entity’s own purposes unless we notify you and give you an opportunity to object.

10.           Questions regarding this Privacy Policy

If you still have any questions about anything in our Privacy Policy, just contact us. We can be reached at:

Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club of St. Louis


[email protected]