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Youth Advocate Programs is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Youth Advocate Programs site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Youth Advocate Programs site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

There is information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Youth Advocate Programs. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Youth Advocate Programs for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Youth Advocate Programs site.

Youth Advocate Programs encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Youth Advocate Programs so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Youth Advocate Programs is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Youth Advocate Programs and Youth Advocate Programs family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Youth Advocate Programs keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Youth Advocate Programs, in order to determine what Youth Advocate Programs services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Youth Advocate Programs to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Youth Advocate Programs Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Youth Advocate Programs or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Youth Advocate Programs; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Youth Advocate Programs, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Youth Advocate Programs Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Youth Advocate Programs pages, or register with Youth Advocate Programs site or services, a cookie helps Youth Advocate Programs to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Youth Advocate Programs Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Youth Advocate Programs features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Youth Advocate Programs services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Youth Advocate Programs secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Youth Advocate Programs secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. 

Changes to this Statement

Youth Advocate Programs will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Youth Advocate Programs encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Youth Advocate Programs is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Youth Advocate Programs welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Youth Advocate Programs has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Youth Advocate Programs at websitemail@yapinc.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.