PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy Statement

The Beacon is very sensitive to privacy issues.  We respect your right to privacy and feel it is important for you to know how we handle the information we receive from you via the Internet.

Protecting Your Confidential Information

We have taken precautionary measures to make all information received from our online visitors and donors as secure as possible against unauthorized access and use.  We do not sell or share your information to organizations outside of our Beacon family, unless otherwise specified.

Your Online Preferences

The Beacon uses “cookie” technology to obtain preference information from our online visitors.  You may disable your cookie information by adjusting your browser preferences on your personal computer at any time.  Keep in mind that cookies do not identify a specific user and are not used to collect any personal information.  In order to provide the best possible service and relevant information to you, we use cookies to:

* Track resources and data accessed on the site per visitor
* Record general site statistics and activity
* Assist users experiencing Web site problems

Your Data is Safe

We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.

General Email Communications

You should also know that unless otherwise noted, the email functionality on our site does not provide a completely secure and confidential means of communication.  It is possible that your email communication may be accessed or viewed inappropriately by another Internet user while in transit to us.  If you wish to keep your information completely private, you should not use email.

Other Online Communications

The Beacon may begin to send an electronic newsletters on a periodic basis to various individuals and organizations.  To opt-out of the electronic newsletter you’re receiving, click on the opt-out button associated with the specific communication.