Privacy Policy

iCommunity Connection Services, Inc. (iCCS) respects the right to privacy of our clients and donors, and we are committed to maintaining your confidence and trust. This Privacy Policy explains what kind of private data we collect; why we collect such information; how we share, transfer and secure private data; and your privacy rights.

What Private Data Do We Collect?
In order to carry out our mission, and with your express consent, we collect the following data from individuals and organizations:

  • Personal information about clients benefiting from iCCS’ community programming and services;
  • Organizational data from entities with which iCCS partners with; Information from individuals interested in becoming potential iCCS volunteers;
  • Personal information from our donors (we collect credit card information only for the purpose of processing your donation);
  • Personal information to access certain features on our website that allow users to send and receive information to and from us; and
  • Information for internal tracking of personnel and financial operations. Data can be collected either online or offline.


Why Do We Collect Private Data?
We collect and otherwise use private data from our clients, partners and donors for specific purposes that are limited to furthering our charitable mission.  iCCS does not collect or otherwise use private data without legal authorization, contractual obligation and/or express written consent. The information we collect helps us to: (1) design and improve products and services that meet our clients, partners or donors’ needs; (2) monitor the effectiveness of our community programs and services so that we, our donors, federal, state and local governments, and our other third-party partners as well as the public know who we are reaching with our programs and services and where we need to improve our performance; (3) conduct research in the aggregate in order to understand our national and regional outreach; and (4) track personnel and financial operations for internal purposes.

With Whom Do We Share Private Data?
With your express written consent, we may share your private data with organizations that are related to us, with our service providers, and with our third-party partners.  We may also share aggregated and anonymous data with our third-party partners and with the general public on a publicly-accessible website.  Occasionally, we may be required by legal request, subpoena, government reporting obligation, or other legal process or obligation to disclose private data.  Similarly, as permitted by law, we may disclose the information we collect to fight fraud or to protect the rights or property of iCCS, our clients, partners, donors or others, or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it. iCCS will follow all data protection protocols required by applicable local laws. Donor data is never sold, and is never shared except as required by law.

iCCS is committed to protecting your private data against unauthorized disclosure or access, unlawful destruction, accidental loss or alteration.  First, we only collect and otherwise use private data that is relevant to, proportional to and in furtherance of the charitable purposes for which it is obtained.  Second, we do not store your personal or sensitive information any longer than is necessary to satisfy those purposes.  Third, when we store or otherwise use your personal or sensitive information, we use reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards that are designed to protect and secure private data adequately.

Your Privacy Rights
You have a right to access and control your private data that we have collected and stored.  Accordingly, you may ask at reasonable intervals for a copy of any personal or sensitive information about you that we have collected and stored.  We will provide you with a copy with reasonable promptness and at no expense.  You may also ask that we correct, update or delete any of your private data.

Contacting Us
If you have any other questions, requests, comments or concerns related to this Privacy Policy, please contact us in writing.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time.

Last Updated March 1, 2021