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Privacy Policy:

Girls Quest created this Privacy Policy in order to ensure the confidence of site visitors ("Users") of and to our web site ("Site") , and to demonstrate the Girls Quest commitment to fair information practices and the protection of privacy.

  • Type of Information Collected
    Personal Information: In order for the User to make an online donation to Girls Quest via the Site, Girls Quest requires the User to provide information that personally identifies the User ("Personal Information"). Personal Information may include: (i) Contact Data (such as the User's name, mailing and e-mail addresses); and (ii) Financial Data (such as User's account or credit card number). If the User communicates with Girls Quest by e-mail, or otherwise completes online forms, surveys or contest entries, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.

  • Uses of Information Collected
    Girls Quest uses Contact Data to send Users information about our organization, or our programs or services, or to contact users when necessary. Girls Quest utilizes Financial Data to verify qualifications for certain donations and to bill for donations.

  • User Choice Regarding Collection, Use and Distribution of Personal Information
    Users may choose not to provide Girls Quest with any Personal Information. In such event, Users can still access and use much of the Site; however, Users shall not be able to access and use those portions of the Site that require the Personal Information.

  • Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information
    Girls Quest shall keep Personal Information private and shall not share it with third parties, unless such disclosure is necessary to: (a) comply with a court order or other legal process or requirements; (b) protect Girls Quest rights or property; or (c) enforce Girls Quest Terms of Service. Users' Personal Information is stored on secure servers that are not accessible by third parties. Girls Quest provides Users with the capability to transmit Personal Information via secured and encrypted channels if using a similarly equipped web browser. Girls Quest uses physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect any Personal Information stored on its computers. Only authorized employees of Girls Quest have access to the information that is provided to us. Any particularly sensitive information, such as a credit card number, is encrypted prior to transmission. While Girls Quest cannot guarantee that loss, misuse, or alteration to data will not occur, we take many precautions to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.

  • Other Limits to Your Privacy
    The Site contains links to other web sites. Girls Quest is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. Girls Quest may also make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups available to Users. Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. Girls Quest has no control over its use and all Users should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information.

  • The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
    The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998 regulates the online collection of personal information from children under the age of 13. For this reason, children under the age of 13 are not able to access or use all areas of the Girls Quest web site.

  • Updates and Changes to Privacy Policy
    Girls Quest reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such addition, change, update, or modification to the Site. Any such addition, change, update, or modification shall be effective immediately upon posting to the Site.

  • How To Correct Your Information

    You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that shows error. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before making corrections.

  • How To Contact Us

    Should you have other questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please call us at 212.532.7050 or send us an email at info@girlsquest.org.

Copyright Statement

All written material and HTML code found on the www.girlsquest.org website is protected by United States Federal Copyright law, with all rights reserved. It may not, under any circumstances, be reprinted in any form, or hosted on any web site, without explicit written permission from Girls Quest aka Girls’ Vacation Fund.