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Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy. Please read the following for more information on how we collect and use your information and how to opt out of receiving information from FORCE

Regardless of how you interact with FORCE we do not sell or share ANY information collected with any third parties. This includes but is not limited to donors and donor information, newsletter subscribers, event attendees and participants in our support programs.

If you wish to update the information we have on file, please review the appropriate section below or send email to info@facingourrisk.org for assistance.

How we use your information

FORCE uses your personal information for the purposes for which it was submitted including processing donations and sending acknowledgements, answering inquiries and providing updates when opting into communications.

Personal Information FORCE Collects

For site visitors

You are not asked to identify yourself at any point while visiting this site. It's up to you whether to use your real name, a nickname, or some other identifier while using the chat, message board, or other public areas.

All information posted and disclosed on the public portions of our website (such as the message board) are available to anyone who visits the site. Please read our disclaimer for more on this subject.

Computer Tracking and Cookies

Our web site is not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by its visitors. We do use cookies to provide a better site experience for our visitors but these cookies do not collect any information that identifies the visitor. We maintain site logs which generate site usage data such as visits to our site and time on our site. However, this information also does not include any identifying information (such as name or email.) All cookies we use do not generate personal data, do not read personal data from your machine and are never tied to anything that could be used to identify you.

For Subscribers to Communications

FORCE has regular email communications that we send to members of our community. These are OPT IN only and you must complete our contact us form in order to opt-in. All opt-in forms on our website are on SSL, and the information submitted goes into a password protected database. We are unable to add you manually. Donors, event attendees and users of our programs are given the option to opt in to receive updates when donating or signing up. No one will be added to our email list without selecting the option to be added.

If you prefer not to share your personal email address but would like to receive email from FORCE, you can sign up for an email address through a free web-based email service such as Yahoo or Hotmail

All of our emails include a simple opt out link and this is the best way to remove yourself from future emails. Once removed you can only be added back by completing a new sign up form.

If you have any concerns or would like additional help removing yourself from our subscriber list, please send email to info@facingourrisk.org.

For Donors

When you make a donation to FORCE, you will be added to our donor list and will receive future solicitations. As noted above – FORCE does not share ANY information with third parties. If you have previously donated and prefer not to receive future solicitations, you may opt out by sending mail to:  support@facingourrisk.org

In order to process donations, FORCE collects the following information:

  • First and Last Name
  • Email Address
  • Mailing Address
  • Credit Card (if donating online)

Online donations are processed through Click and Pledge and information is transmitted securely. 
Your credit card information is not accessible to or stored by FORCE. Your contact and donation information is saved in our constituent database and is accessible to fulltime staff members only.

Updating and Accessing Your Personal Information

If your personal information changes or you would like to review the personal information we have on file, please email us at support@facingourrisk.org.


If you have any questions or concerns about FORCE’s privacy policy, please email support@facingourrisk.org.

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