Post Adoption Resource Center (www.orparc.org)
A program of Northwest Resource Associates (www.nwresource.org)
Post Adoption Resource Center is committed to maintaining a web site that
protects the individual's right to privacy. We do not require personal
information from our visitors, nor do we collect any personally identifying
information (name, e-mail address, Social Security number, or other unique
identifier) unless you knowingly provide it. Likewise, we do not give,
sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party except as
might be required by law.
Data Collection for Statistics
To aid in
web site management, certain information is collected for statistical
purposes. The Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center uses specialized software
to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing
what information is of most and least interest to our clients, determining
technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or
We collect only the following information about your visit:
- The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, "princeton.edu"
if you are connecting from Princeton University’s domain, or "aol.com"
if you are connecting from an America Online account);
- The web
site from which you linked directly to our web site, if you have used
another web site to reach our site;
- The operating system and web browser you use to view pages;
- The date and time you access our web site.
We use the
information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different
sections of our web site, allowing us to make our web site more useful
and accessible to visitors. We do not store any personal identifiers.
Information Collected from E-mails and Forms
You may decide
to send us personally identifying information through e-mail messages
or through on-line forms. Electronic communication allows us to collect
information that will improve our web site for you, and we encourage it.
We use personally-identifying information from consumers in various ways
to further our client’s protection and to provide better service.
This may be to correct broken links that you have identified or provide
additional information that you have requested.
If a visitor
chooses to use a credit card to make a donation or purchase, this information
is stored in a secure environment and the information is used solely for
its intended purpose.
For web site
security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to
all users, we employ software programs to monitor network traffic, identify
unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause
damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this
web site are strictly prohibited.
visit some websites, their web servers generate pieces of information
known as cookies. Some cookies collect personal information to recognize
your computer in the future. The Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center
Links to Other Web Sites
contains links to other web sites. The Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center
is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web
If you feel
any questions about this statement, the practices of this site, or your
dealings with Northwest Resource Associates, please contact: Web Manager,
Northwest Resource Associates, 600 Stewart Street, Suite 1313, Seattle,