Front Steps respects the privacy of visitors to its web site.  This Privacy Policy governs the use and collection of information from this web site.

When you visit our website, you may provide us with two types of information:  personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our web site.  This information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and will not be shared with outside agencies.  We will not sell, trade or give away the names, email addresses, or contact information of our web site visitors, volunteers, or benefactors without their permission.

In general, the information collected, whether or not personally identifiable is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video and other graphic formats you send to us.  Information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies.

At your request, and at any time, we will remove you from our lists, assuming you give us the correct email address. We will do this by automatic means or by human intervention if needed.

Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser that provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to the web site.  Cookies created on your computer by using our web site do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security.

Online Registration Information
You will provide us with information about yourself and your organization when you complete a volunteer application, make a financial contribution, request a presentation about homelessness, or RSVP for events.  This information is not used for any other purpose than to fulfill your request and is not shared with outside parties.  However, visitors should be aware that information collected through the Front Steps web site may be subject to examination and inspection if such information is a public record or not otherwise protected from disclosure.

For various services requiring online transmittal of private information, Front Steps uses the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption protocol to safeguard your sensitive personal information.  Information is encrypted from your computer to the Front Steps server processing your request.  To further secure your privacy, do not divulge any personal identification numbers or passwords or sensitive information to anyone in a phone call or email.  When finished with applications that are password protected or require the input of your personal information, it is always recommended that you close or otherwise exit all instances of your browser.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Front Steps reserves the right to modify the Site and/or Privacy Policy at any time and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any such modifications.  Our goal is to provide all services to web site visitors in an accessible, efficient and friendly manner while maintaining their privacy.  If you have comments or questions regarding privacy, please contact us.
Front Steps Web Site Disclaimer
All contents copyrighted by Front Steps.  All rights reserved.

This web site is protected by U.S. and foreign copyright laws.

While Front Steps makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this site, Front Steps does not endorse, approve or certify such information, nor does it guarantee its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness.  References herein to any commercial product, process, or service do not constitute or imply endorsement or recommendation by Front Steps unless expressly stated.

The Front Steps web site contains links to other sites that can be accessed at certain places on this site.  These sites contain information created, published, and maintained by organizations independent of Front Steps.  Unless specified by Front Steps, we do not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external sites or any commercial product or service referenced therein.  Front Steps does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of information located therein.

If you have any comments or questions for us regarding this policy, please feel free to contact us. You can also use this form to bring any concerns you might have to our attention.