Privacy Policy

Last Updated: July 27, 2011

The Autism Society of Kentuckiana has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our Web site. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Web site located at the URL www.ask-lou.org. In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use. The Autism Society of Kentuckiana reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our Site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting. Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, this Privacy Policy notifies you of:

  1. What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the Site
  2. Who collects such information
  3. How such information is used
  4. With whom your information may be shared
  5. What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information
  6. What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control
  7. How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information: Our membership or registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, e-mail address, address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.

Internet Protocol Address: We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Site, analyze trends, track users' movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Use of "Cookies": Our Site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as, saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site, and makes sure you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

Other Web Sites: Our Site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which the Autism Society of Kentuckiana has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

Sharing Information: The Autism Society does not share or exchange visitor information (e.g., name, address, e-mail address) with other organizations.

Contacting the Web Site: If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact:

  • Autism Society of Kentuckiana
  • P. O. Box 21895
  • Louisville, KY 40221-0895