Privacy Policy

At YWCA Hartford Region, your privacy is important to us and we hold it in the highest regard. As part of our commitment to protecting your privacy, we use the following Privacy Policy. By using the pages and features associated with the web site, you are agreeing to the terms of the Privacy Policy described. If our Privacy Policy changes in the future, the updates will be posted to this page.

Credit Card Safety:

YWCA Hartford Region uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology--a protocol for encrypting credit card information over the Internet--to protect your credit card information. All credit card numbers are encrypted when stored. The SSL is active when the first four letters of the URL or address in your browser changes from “http” to “https.” YWCA Hartford Region uses the verified merchant to process online transactions. YWCA Hartford Region also abides by the Donor Bill of Rights & Code of Ethics.

Website Statistics:

YWCA Hartford Region’s web site recognizes and collects basic information from visitors including, which browser they are using, what pages they access and what Internet Service Provider/domain name they are using. All of this information is anonymous and is collected to evaluate and improve our website’s performance.

Individual Information:

YWCA Hartford Region collects personal information only when you choose to share this information with us. Examples of sharing personal information with us on our website includes, making a donation, becoming a YWCA Hartford Region member and requesting our newsletter. We clearly indicate the reasons for collecting this information in each circumstance. By sharing your postal address or e-mail, you may receive periodic communications from us in the mail and by e-mail for events and news. We also track e-mail open and click rates to better enhance our e-mail marketing. YWCA Hartford Region does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

Opting Out of Communications:

You may choose to opt-out (unsubscribe) from YWCA Hartford Region’s e-communications at any time. Each promotional e-mail we send has an unsubscribe link located at the bottom of the e-mail. You can also contact us at to remove your e-mail from our mailing list.

External Links to Other Websites:

YWCA Hartford Region’s website contains links to external websites that serve as resources and information. We also list organizations with whom we partner. YWCA Hartford Region is not responsible for the information and practices of these external sites.
Children’s Privacy:

YWCA Hartford Region follows the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.


For questions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us at

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