Privacy Policy

Children's Network of South West Florida is committed to protecting the privacy of all website visitors., When visiting, you are accepting the practices outlined in this privacy policy.

Please note that this website provides direct links to various affiliate and partner sites, each of which contains information about separate and individually managed companies or organizations which provide services and/or in some way work with The Children's Network of Southwest Florida. This privacy statement does not describe the practices of our partners. Before disclosing personal information on any other company's web site, you should read the privacy policy associated with that site.

Information That We Collect

When you visit our Web site, you may provide us with information in different ways. For example, you may register with us or sign up for our newsletter. Or there may be other forms added from time to time that collect information for various purposes. Additionally, we collect information on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our web site. The types of information we ask for varies. In addition to your name and contact information, we will ask for other information related to the topic.

How We Use the Information

In general, we use the information you provide in order to:

• respond to your requests for information

• provide the services or information you request

• provide customer service

• provide links between targeted product and service providers and appropriate individuals

For example, if you request information on foster parenting your information may be forwarded to an appropriate person/organization.

We do not sell any personal information to any third parties

If you purchase a product/service or you make an online donation on our site, you may provide us with a credit card number. This credit card number will only be used to process that specific purchase. We will not disclose credit card numbers to third parties for marketing purposes under any circumstances.

In general, it is our policy to share information with other companies in the Children's Network of Southwest Florida family but only when the collection device (e.g. forms or email requests) specifically tell you of our intention to do so. If not, the information is kept at The Children's Network of Southwest Florida and will be used only for our purposes. You may at any time opt out. However, we may disclose any information when legally compelled to do so or when needed for the protection of our legal rights. For example, we may disclose information about you in response to a subpoena or government investigation.


If a user wishes to subscribe to any of our newsletters, we ask them to register by providing their contact information (email address) and any geographic information (e.g. zip code), and segmentation information (high school student, parent, etc.) necessary for our internal management. Newsletter recipients will also receive other information from The Children's Network of Southwest Florida from time-to-time and may opt-out of these offers by using the method described below: Send an email with the subject REMOVE here.

Email A Friend/Tell A Friend

If a user elects to participate in our referral program for recruiting friends to join a function of the site or of The Children's Network of Southwest Florida, we ask the user to provide the email address of the friend who will then receive a one-time email message. Friends recruited through this program will register with us and enjoy all of the benefits of being a user.

Cookies and Web Site Information

Like most other commercial websites, we use standard "cookie" technology and web server logs to collect information about how our web site is used. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by your web browser on your hard drive. The cookies allow our web servers to recognize the computers used to access our websites. Cookies allow you to move from page to page on the website, by remembering the information about the entire session. Information gathered through cookies and by our web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Web site, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Web site. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.

How Do We Secure Information Transmissions?

If you execute a credit card purchase from us, we will ask for a credit card number. These transactions are secured using licensed secure server software which encrypts the information you provide. Additionally, we periodically review our operations and business practices for compliance with corporate policies and procedures governing the security, confidentiality and quality of our information.

Contact Us With Any Questions

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of our websites, or your dealings with this web site, please contact the proper address below:

The Children's Network of Southwest Florida

2232 Altamont Ave Fort Myers , FL 33901

Phone: (239) 226-1524

Main FAX: (239) 226-1115