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privacy policy

This policy is intended to help you understand how Cincinnati Angels, its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Angels" "we," or "us") collect, use and safeguard the information you provide on our websites.

What we collect
We aggregate both anonymous and personal data.  What we collect depends on what you do when you use our website and on what personal information you elect to give us.

Anonymous data
We collect anonymous data when you visit our websites, including your internet address, the time of your visit and the pages that you view.  We use this information to monitor and improve the performance of our websites so that we can continue to effectively and reliably provide useful services for our visitors and our organization.

Personal information
If you wish, you can provide us with personal information about yourself by using the contact forms and email addresses on this website.  Please note that we do not collect personally-identifying information about you when you visit our website, unless you choose to provide such information to us by registering with us and setting up an account.  If at any time you do provide us with such information, we will collect it.  This information includes your name, mailing address, email address and phone number.  Personal information about you is only used to conduct business with you.  If you accept the opportunity to be contacted by us, either by personal email, telephone, mail or email newsletter, you can revoke that acceptance at any time by contacting us at the contact points specified below.

Depending upon which of our services you are utilizing, the types of non-public personal information that we may collect include:

  • Name, postal address, email address, and telephone number, birth date, shipping address and credit card information;

  • Information we receive from you on applications, forms and in other communications to us, whether in writing, in person, by telephone or  by any other means;

  • Information about your transactions with us or others;

  • Information from your transactions with us; and

  • Information we receive from your computer when you visit our website that is unique to e-commerce transactions.  It may include the website you visited before ours, your operating system and statistical information on Web traffic and usage patterns.

All personal information is private and confidential.  Any information we gather through our online forms or information that you otherwise provide to us for purposes of conducting business will not be released to third parties without your written consent.  We do not sell client information.  We do not provide client information to persons or organizations outside Angels that are doing business on Angels’ behalf for their own marketing purposes.

Additionally, you may have the option to create an account by connecting the account through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and any other third-party social networking sites we may affiliate with the Site (the “Connected Networks”).  You understand that the connection of this website to any accounts you hold on the Connected Networks may lead to certain information from those accounts being shared with us by the Connected Networks, including but not limited to, profile pictures, location data, personally identifiable information, and any other information you have posted to the Connected Networks.  If you do not wish to share such information, you may not be able to create an account by using the Connected Networks or may need to edit privacy settings or other settings on your individual accounts on the Connected Networks. 

We may store information that we collect through cookies, log files, and/or clear gifs to create a profile of our users.  A profile is stored information that we keep on individual users that details their viewing preferences.  Consequently, collected information is tied to the user's personally identifiable information to provide offers and improve the content of the site for the user. This profile is used to tailor a user’s visit to our websites and to direct pertinent information to them.  We do not share your profile with other third parties.

What we share
We DO NOT sell, lease or otherwise share any aggregate non-personally identifiable data or personal information about our visitors with or to any third party companies or individuals.

We may disclose your personal information 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 Angels or its web sites; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Angels; or (c) act to protect the personal safety of the employees of Angels and other users of the websites.

Use of Personal Data
Personal information provided by users may be used for marketing and informational purposes only by Angels and its subsidiaries and affiliates. Angels does not rent, sell or otherwise distribute to third parties, your personal information entered on this website. While we use all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your information, Angels will have no liability for disclosure of any information obtained due to errors in transmission or the unauthorized acts of third parties.

Children's Privacy
We welcome members of all ages, including children under the age of thirteen.  Due to our status as a non-profit organization, we are not required to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).  However, we strongly believe in protection of our users and will only disclose personal information of our users through the website as discussed in Use of Personal Data and What We Share sections of this privacy policy.

A parent or legal guardian may request to review the material that has been collected, find out how the collected information has been used, and if you choose, prohibit Angels from making further use of your child's information and that your child's information be deleted.  For further information on 'opt-out', please see the Opt-Out section below.

Linked Sites
Our websites may contain links to various other websites.  Angels assumes no responsibility for the content or practices of websites linked through our websites and such linking should not suggest or imply any affiliation or endorsement by Angels of the linked website. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.  This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by our websites.


Our users are given the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having their information used for marketing and information communications.  Users can change or opt-out on how they are contacted at any time by writing to the contact points specified below

Business Transitions
If Angels goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition, or sales of a portion of its assets, your personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. You will be notified via prominent notice on our website for 30 days prior to a change of ownership or control of your personal information. If, as a result of the business transition, your personally identifiable information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, you will be given choice consistent with the one outlined in “Revisions to this policy” (below).

We follow industry standards and practices to safeguard all of the information, anonymous and personal, that we collect.  If users have any questions about the security at our websites, users can contact us at the contact points specified below.

Revisions to this policy
Angels reserves the right to periodically revise this policy.  Please check this page periodically for changes.  The document revision date displayed below will indicate when this policy was last revised.  If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.  We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

If we are planning to use your personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify you via email. You will have a choice as to whether or not you allow us to continue to use and maintain your information under our new policy. Of course, if you have opted out of all communication with us or deleted/deactivated your account, you will not be contacted and your personal information will not be used or maintained under the new policy.


Contact Information:
Questions about this privacy policy should be directed to :

Please use this contact information only for privacy policy matters. For all other inquiries, refer to the Contact Us section of our home page.

This document was last revised on February 28, 2013.

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