Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois Privacy Statement

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois (BBBS) respects every individual’s right to privacy and we are strongly committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy discloses our data collection and dissemination practices for our website and the choices you have regarding our use of and your ability to correct the information.

Personal Information Collected

BBBS only collects personal information with the use of forms that you have the option of filling and submitting on our website. We do not collect personal information in any other way. The personal information you submit to us will only be used for the purpose it was submitted for.

Non-Personal Information Collected

BBBS may collect or process non personal information such as unique pages visited on our websites, IP addresses and browser types during the course of your activities on or use of this website. The information is used in generating reports and statistics on the use of our website and to evaluate how visitors use our website.

How we use your information

BBBS uses the personal information you provide to use to serve or communicate with you for the purposes of which the information was collected. These may include:

Program information


Newsletter and email updates (only if you consent to receiving email we will not send unsolicited email)

BBBS will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. BBBS will not share your personal information with third parties without your permission, unless required by law enforcement action, subpoena or local law

Children’s Privacy

BBBS is committed to protecting the safety and privacy of young people using the Internet. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 and believe that children should get their parents’ or guardians’ consent before giving out any personal information.

Our website may contain links to third party websites geared to children. The linked sites are not under the control of BBBS. We are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, nor are we responsible for the privacy practices of the operators of those sites with respect to children. We strongly encourage parents and guardians to review the Privacy Policies of all linked sites.

Security Measures

Keeping the information you provide to BBBS secure is important to us. We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to protect and safeguard your data. Despite our best efforts, we cannot give the absolute guarantee that your communications with our site will never be unlawfully intercepted, or that your personal information will never be unlawfully accessed by third parties.

Your Agreement To Be Bound By This Policy

By visiting our website, you agree that your visit is governed by the BBBS Privacy Policy and this Policy may be revised from time to time.


If you have any comments or concerns regarding our website or this statement of privacy, please contact us at (618) 398-3162.


Approved: September 2013





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