We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our commitment to the privacy of any information you may provide to us. This policy discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website (VincennesPBS.org / wvut.org), as well as any other Web sites owned or operated by Vincennes PBS, WVUT-TV.
We will do our very best to ensure the privacy of any identifiable information (such as full name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and/or other identifiable information) you may provide to us.
The support from our individual members and donors is critical to fulfilling Vincennes PBS’ mission of community service. Vincennes PBS conducts our fundraising in compliance with nationally established guidelines while ensuring that our member’s trust and faith in us is deserved.
Vincennes PBS maintains lists of names, addresses, giving history, programming interests and other pertinent data for those who have supported us financially or otherwise have indicated an interest in our organization’s programming or activities.
Vincennes PBS does not sell or exchange its member or donor lists with any Non-affiliated Third Party.
On occasion, Vincennes PBS provides its list to vendors who conduct work or an activity for Vincennes PBS. Vincennes PBS requires all vendors to maintain the confidentiality of Vincennes PBS’ files and confidential information and to adhere to a policy of not exchanging, selling, or otherwise disclosing the organization’s member, donor and underwriter lists.
Vincennes PBS will adhere to all federal, state and local laws.
Vincennes PBS is required to disclose the identity of all donors who provide direct funding for any program produced by Vincennes PBS.
Vincennes PBS may publish a list of members and donors (for example, as part of our Annual Report.) This listing may indicate a monetary range into which each member or donor’s gift falls. If you wish to be excluded from any such listing, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vincennes PBS will also comply with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting guidelines for list activities. These guidelines require Vincennes PBS to annually certify compliance with laws and regulations of the Internal Revenue Service regarding tax-exempt status, and with all federal laws and regulations governing political activity and lobbying.
Vincennes PBS will not rent or purchase any mailing list that is politically affiliated including, but not limited to, political organizations, campaigns and committees.
Vincennes PBS will not collect personally identifiable information from you, other than what you supply to us on a voluntary basis. We may collect certain non-personal information to optimize our Web pages for your computer (i.e., the identity of your Internet browser, the type of operating system you use, your IP address and the domain name of your Internet service provider). We may use such non-personal information for internal purposes, including but not limited to improving the content of our website.
In order to participate in some activities, you might be asked to provide some personally identifiable information. This could be in connection with the following:
- contest or sweepstakes registration
- services which require subscription (such as email newsletters)
- Vincennes PBS membership/support submission
- content submissions, community postings (i.e., forums, bulletin boards, community events), comments and suggestions or voting
You should recognize that if you choose not to voluntarily submit requested information, you may not be eligible for those activities for which personally identifiable information is needed.
In the event Vincennes PBS wants to collect information for purposes other than those set forth in this policy, Vincennes PBS will notify you when we are collecting personally identifiable information about you and how we intend to use it.
Vincennes PBS maintains a membership/customer database with the email address, name and postal address, telephone number and other personally identifiable information of persons who have provided such information to Vincennes PBS by mail, telephone or emailing us with questions about membership, submitting an on-line membership contribution (making an on-line pledge) or sending us an email about our programs or services. By supplying Vincennes PBS with an email address, telephone number or postal address you may receive future communications from Vincennes PBS via email, telephone or mail. Vincennes PBS will not willfully disclose your personal information to any third party, in adherence to established practices, without first receiving your permission.