Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This is the Web site of:

Boston Foundation for Sight
464 Hillside Avenue, Suite 205
Needham, MA 02494

We can be reached via email at webmistress@bostonsight.org

Or you can reach us by telephone at (781) 726-7337

USE OF THE BFS WEBSITES OR PROVISION OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION CONSTITUTES AGREEMENT TO THIS POLICY. DO NOT USE OUR WEBSITE OR PROVIDE INFORMATION (OR ALLOW OTHERS TO DO SO ON YOUR BEHALF) IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THE TERMS OF USE INCLUDING THIS POLICY AND ANY APPLICABLE SUPPLEMENTAL PRIVACY POLICY.

This Privacy Policy is part of and incorporated into the Terms and Conditions of Use for BFS Websites, which is the contract between you and BFS governing use of BFS Website. Parts of the Terms affect this Privacy Policy, so, unless you have already done so, please review them prior to using the Site. Terms used but not defined in this Policy have the definitions in the Terms.

Boston Foundation for Sight collects the email addresses of those who communicate with us via email, information on what pages users access or visit and information volunteered by the visitor, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

The information we collect is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes. It is used for internal review, to improve the content of our website, to notify visitors about updates to our website, and may be used by us to contact visitors for marketing purposes.

In the course of providing you with the services you find on BFS Websites, our Web and application servers will automatically collect usage-related information, including the URLs that you access through our website, the date and time of your usage, your Internet protocol (IP) address, your Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, number of clicks, and your browser type. We collect this information so we can perform effective capacity planning, administer BFS Websites, troubleshoot BFS Websites performance, track users' movements in the aggregate, gather demographic information for aggregate use, and accurately document revenue-generating transactions for our business partners. We use a tracking utility that uses log files to analyze user movement.

We are committed to maintaining the security of information under our control. To safeguard and secure the information we collect, we have put in place appropriate physical and logical security procedures and controls; however, this should not be construed as a guarantee of absolute security.

We may use cookies to monitor BFS Websites usage, advertisement viewing, and performance and to personalize the content of various areas within BFS Websites.
BFS generally does not sell, rent, or in any way share email addresses with other organizations, but may do so as may be required to help us operate and improve our website or programs. We also reserve the right to transfer the email addresses we collect to any successor in interest.

Opt-out options for email newsletters

If you would like to opt-out of BFS newsletters send an email to webmistress@bostonsight.org from the email address you would like to have removed from our email distribution list, or otherwise identifying the email address you would like removed from our email distribution list.

Our policy regarding information from children

We do not want to collect information from children. Do not provide any personal information unless you are at least 13 years of age, and please caution your children not to provide any. If a child under 13 has provided personal information, a parent or guardian may so inform us by writing us at our address above and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete it from our database, subject to applicable law and this Privacy Policy.