Privacy Policy

Updated 7/2020

Privacy Statement
Taps for Veterans is committed to protecting your privacy and utilizing technology that give you a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Taps for Veterans web site, Taps Across America web site, and any other websites operated by Taps For Veterans. This Statement governs data collection and usage. By using the Taps for Veterans website (or associated web sites), you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Taps for Veterans collects personally identifiable information to include name, e-mail address, home address, zip code and telephone number. There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Taps for Veterans. This information can include: IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is used by Taps for Veterans for the operation of our services, to maintain quality of our services, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Taps for Veterans web site. If you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the Taps for Veterans web site, forums or other electronic medium this information may be collected and used by others. While utilizing the Taps for Veterans site, the Taps for Veterans administration may read your private online communications and take necessary action as it seems fit if it is deemed to be detrimental to the mission and vision of our organization. Taps for Veterans encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites you choose to link to from Taps for Veterans so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information. Taps for Veterans is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on web sites outside of Taps for Veterans and any other web site associated with or partners of Taps for Veterans.

Use of your Personal Information

Taps for Veterans collects and uses your personal information to operate the Taps for Veterans web site and deliver the services you have requested and/or volunteered for. Taps for Veterans also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Taps for Veterans and its affiliates. Taps for Veterans may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. Taps for Veterans will never sell, rent or lease its volunteer or customer lists to third parties. Taps for Veterans may contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Taps for Veterans may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Taps for Veterans. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information as stated in this policy. Taps for Veterans does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. Taps for Veterans keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Taps for Veterans in order to determine what Taps for Veterans services are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content and advertising within Taps for Veterans to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Taps for Veterans will disclose your personal information, without notice, only 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 Taps for Veterans or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Taps for Veterans; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Taps for Veterans, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Taps for Veterans web site uses “cookies” to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you register with the Taps for Veterans site either as a requestor or volunteer, a cookie helps Taps for Veterans to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as name and address. When you return to the same Taps for Veterans web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Taps for Veterans features that you requested. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you may modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Taps for Veterans web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Taps for Veterans secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Taps for Veterans will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Taps for Veterans encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Taps for Veterans protects your information.

Contact Information

Taps for Veterans welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Taps for Veterans has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Taps for Veterans immediatly with your concerns. We will use all reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.