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Char-Em United Way

Internet Privacy Policy

Char-Em United Way Internet Privacy Policy

Rational:  Char-Em United Way uses its best efforts to protect the privacy of visitors to this web site.

Types of Information We Collect and How It Is Used

Char-Em United Way only gathers personal information, such as, first and last names, home addresses, email addresses and credit card numbers, when voluntarily submitted by you. If you make an online donation, personal information will be collected from you in order to process that donation.

We may use personal information collected from you to send you information such as; Char-Em United Way updates e-newsletter, special event invitations, and fund-raising campaigns. You can opt out of these anytime by letting us know or unsubscribing.

Sharing of Personal Information

Char-Em United Way does not sell, transfer or disclose personal information to third parties.

Char-Em United Way reserves the right to use or disclose any information as needed to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request, to protect the integrity of the site, to fulfill your requests, or to cooperate in any law enforcement investigation or an investigation on a matter of public safety.


You are in control of any personal information you provide to us on-line. If at any time, you would like to correct the personal information we have about you or if you would like to change your preferences for contacts from us, you can let us know by contacting us through the information provided below.


“Cookies” are pieces of information that a web site transfers to an individual’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow the web site to remember important information that will make your use of the site more convenient. Like most web sites, Char-Em United Way uses cookies for a variety of purposes in order to improve your on-line experience. For example, we track the total number of visitors to our site on an anonymous aggregate basis. We may also employ cookies so that we remember you when you return to the site. We may associate personal information with a cookie file in that instance.

Use the options in your web browser if you do not wish to receive a cookie or if you wish to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. Click on the “Help” section of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. If you disable all cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of this web site.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is effective as of 8-18-2016. From time to time, it may be necessary for Char-Em United Way to change this privacy policy, so we suggest that you check here periodically. Rest assured, however, that any changes will not be retroactively applied and will not alter how we handle previously collected information.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about the Char-Em United Way Internet Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Char-Em United Way
c/o Lorraine Manary
P.O. Box 1701
Petoskey MI  49770