Privacy Policy

The Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association (hereafter referred to as Relief) and Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund are committed to protecting your privacy. We have created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect certain information about you when you use this website, and how we protect the privacy of that information.

This policy does not apply to your personal health information. That information is subject to its own strict privacy policies.  


What We Collect & How We Use It:
1. Personal or “individually identifiable” information you provide to us.
2. Aggregate information regarding overall website traffic patterns.  

We will not disclose, sell or rent your name or any personal information about you to any third party. We use the aggregate information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different pages and sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. The aggregate information we collect is not linked to personal information, and we do not report on individual user sessions.

Personal Information
You do not need to give personal information to receive information from this site. There are instances online, however, when the Relief requests individually identifiable information from you. We may retain this information for processing and to facilitate requests. Information you submit to us is treated in the same confidential manner as information you might provide in a written format, such as an application or donation form.

Online Donations
When you choose to make an online donation to the Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund, we may request the following information:
1. First and last name, street address, city, province or state, postal or zip code, country, telephone number, e-mail address and other contact information. This information is used to process your donation and your tax receipt.

2. Credit card information: We have partnered with SafeSave Payments, a leading payment gateway, to offer safe and secure credit card transactions for our customers. The company adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing.
3. Donations to the Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund are non-refundable.

E-mail Inquiries
Our Web site contains several e-mail links that allow visitors to easily send an inquiry or feedback to the Relief. When you use an e-mail, your e-mail address and the subject of your inquiry are provided to the department to respond to your specific request only.
 
Cookies
In order to improve our site on an ongoing basis, we use cookies to track your visit. The Relief also may use cookies to provide users with certain features available on our site.

A cookie is a small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a web server and can only be read by the website that gave it to you. It functions as your identification card.  It is not a program and cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses.
 Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This gives you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can use the Relief site without cookies, but you may have to re-enter information each time you visit.

Links To Other Sites & Services
The Relief is not responsible for the contents of any linked websites, any link contained in a linked website or any changes or updates to such websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that requests personal information from you.

Effect of Policy
By visiting the Relief Privacy Policy online, you are accepting the practices described in this notice. Despite the measures described in this policy, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from us via this webpage or the Internet cannot be guaranteed. The Relief reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Our policy will be kept up-to-date and posted on our website at all times.

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