Last Updated: December 4, 2021
ConnectVeterans.org is a website of the Arizona Coalition for Military Families.
By using the Site, you agree on behalf of yourself and any organization that you represent (together, “you”) that you have read and understand this Policy. We may modify this Policy at any time. All changes will be effective immediately upon posting to the Site. Material changes will be conspicuously posted on the Site or otherwise communicated to you. By using the Site after changes are posted, you agree to those changes.
We Collect Data You Provide
Personal Information. If you elect to provide information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”) such as your name, email, mailing/physical address, or phone number, we will collect, use, and share it pursuant to this Policy and applicable law.
Personal Information may be required to use certain Site features, for example, to sign up for our “Stay in Touch” communications, contact us via phone or email (where we may retain your message’s content and our response), and receive, request, or respond to communications from us (e.g., surveys, information requests, etc.).
Marketing Communications; Opt Out. If you opt in to receive marketing communications from us, you must submit your name, and email address. We may use this data to send you electronic such as event invitations, news, announcements and other digital communications. We may use third-party providers to deliver communications to you. You may opt out of such emails by using the unsubscribe link in the email. We will never sell your information. Information collected is used for purpooses or promoting, delivering and improving the services, programs and operations of Be connected and the Arizona Coalition for Military Families.
Data Automatically Collected
IP Addresses, Cookies, & Similar Tracking Technologies. When you use the Site, we and our Site vendors use technologies such as cookies (i.e., small pieces of data stored on your device’s hard drive by your browser), web beacons, pixel tags, and similar technologies to automatically collect internet protocol addresses assigned to the computers and other devices you use, your internet service provider, device ID number, approximate geographic location, browser type, Site pages visited, websites you access before and after visiting the Site, and data related to how and when you use the Site (e.g., date and time stamps, clickstream data, and data about search terms and websites that direct you to the Site). We may combine this Collected Data with other Collected Data (including Personal Information) and data obtained from third parties.
The Site may use session, persistent, and flash cookies (local stored objects) to collect and store data about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Site. Session cookies are used to complete transactions and for other purposes such as counting visits to certain webpages. Session cookies are eliminated when you exit your browser. Persistent cookies may be stored on your computer by your browser. When you log in, persistent cookies tell us if you have visited the Site before or if you are a new visitor.
Flash cookies differ from browser cookies regarding the amount and types of data collected and how the data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove and cannot manage Flash cookies. To learn about managing your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website here.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can disable this function, but disabling cookies may impact your use and enjoyment of the Site.
Do Not Track Requests. Due to the automatic collection of data using cookies, we do not honor “do not track” requests.
Analytics. We may occasionally enable and implement various analytics tools, such as Google Analytics, which is an analytics tool provided by Google to collect and process Collected Data consisting of certain telematics about your use of the Site. Google sets and reads cookies to collect such Collected Data and your web browser will automatically send such Collected Data to Google. Google uses this data to provide us with reports that we use to improve the Site’s structure and content.
Online Behavioral Advertising. We may occasionally use advertising networks and services provided by third-party vendors. These services collect data about your interactions with the Site and other websites across the internet and use such data to target personal content and advertisements for goods and services. The data collected may be associated with your Personal Information. The targeted content and advertisements may appear on the Site and on other websites and may be sent to you via email. Advertising networks often gather data about consumers who view advertisements to make inferences about a consumer’s interests and preferences, which enables the delivery of advertisements directly targeted to the consumer’s specific interests. This practice is often referred to as “online behavioral advertising.”
To change your preferences with respect to certain online ads and to obtain more information about third-party ad networks and online behavioral advertising, visit the National Advertising Initiative Consumer opt-out page or the Digital Advertising Alliance Self-Regulatory Program. Changing your settings with individual browsers or ad networks will not necessarily carry over to other browsers or ad networks. As a result, depending on the opt-outs you request, you may occasionally still see our ads.
Anything you post on Social Media is public information and will not be treated confidentially. We may post (or re-post) on our Social Media pages any comments or content that you post on our Social Media pages. You agree to hold ACMF, Be Connected and its affiliates harmless and without liability for the results of any and all content you post on ACMF’s and Be Connected’s Social Media.
Your use of Social Media is governed by the privacy policies and terms of the third parties that own and operate those websites and not by this Policy. We encourage you to review those policies and terms.
The Site may use advertising networks and services offered by Social Media to deliver advertising content. Use of these services requires Social Media to implement cookies or pixel tags to deliver ads to you while you access the Site.
Embedded Content. The Site may contain embedded content provided by ACMF or third parties, including visible content and/or feeds scripts embedded in the Site’s code. ACMF and such third parties may collect data about how you interact with such content. By interacting with such content, you agree to the collection and use of such data.
Data from Other Sources. We obtain data about individuals from various third-party companies and public sources and we may combine that data with Collected Data. This enhances our existing data about our users and improves our service efforts.
How We Use & Share Collected Data
Beyond the uses and sharing described above, ACMF and its vendors may use and share Collected Data (including Personal Information) as described below. We do not sell or rent Collected Data except as stated in this Policy or as permitted by applicable law.
Be Connected Program. We may share Collected Data with Be Connected Navigators, our affiliates, service providers, and other partners (e.g., resource providers, organizations and projects operating in the military/veteran support space, organizations funding ACMF, Site management and hosting, marketing and public relations, and email services) that provide services to us and to military service members, veterans, and other individuals or otherwise process Collected Data for purposes described in this Policy or communicated to you when we collect such data. The parties described in this paragraph are authorized and may use and disclose Collected Data as needed to provide the applicable services and as provided by their own privacy policies.
Aggregated Data. We may use Collected Data to create anonymous aggregate data. We may use and share such aggregate data with our affiliates, partner organizations, and stakeholders (e.g., resource providers, other organizations and projects operating in the military/veteran support space, and organizations funding ACMF) to: (1) analyze, develop, and improve the content and services that we and our partners make available to military service members, veterans, and other individuals, (2) inform business strategies, (3) understand the Site’s demographics and user preferences, (4) customize promotional emails and users’ Site experience, and (5) for other lawful purposes.
Security & Protection of Rights. We may use Collected Data and share it with third parties if we believe it is needed to operate the Site or to protect our rights or the rights of others, including sharing data needed to identify, contact, or bring legal action if our contracts, terms, or policies are violated or if required by law.
Business Transactions. All Collected Data is exclusively our property. If we undergo a change or contemplated change in control, acquisition, merger, reorganization, or asset sale, all Collected Data may be transferred, sold, shared, or otherwise shared with potential and actual successors, which will be bound by this Policy as it applies to Collected Data.
With Your Consent. With your consent, we may use or share Collected Data in ways not specifically described in this Policy.
We are committed to protecting children’s privacy. The Site is not directed at children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect, use, or share data from children under 13. If a parent or legal guardian learns their child provided us with Personal Information without his or her consent, please contact us.
We use commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures to help secure all Collected Data against loss, misuse, and alteration. While we cannot guarantee it, we use industry-standard protections to help safeguard against such occurrences. If a breach of our systems occurs, we will notify you of the breach only if and as required under applicable law.
You understand that no data transmission over the internet or a mobile device can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to protect your Personal Information, we do not guarantee the security of Personal Information and you provide Personal Information at your own risk.
Access from Outside the United States
This Site is operated and maintained by ACMF from the United States and is intended solely for a United States audience. If you access the Site from outside the United States, please be aware that Collected Data will be transferred to, stored in, and processed in the United States. U.S. data protection and related laws may not be as comprehensive as those from where you access the Site.
Access & Update Your Personal Information
To access or update your Personal Information as it exists in our records, please visit any accounts you have created (if applicable) or contact us using the information below.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this Policy, contact us at:
Arizona Coalition for Military Families
c/o Technical Assistance Partnership of Arizona
2929 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85012