Privacy Policy

  1. What Information Do We Collect? When you visit our website, you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis; and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our website.
  2. Personal Information You Choose to Provide You may voluntarily give us your personal information through our contact us functionality provided through the website, such as our “Feedback” form, requests for volunteer or donation information, or sign up for events or classes. When you use an online form to send us personal information, such as your email address, postal address, home or work telephone number and other personal information, we collect and use such information to respond to your request. If you choose to correspond with us through our email links provided on our website, we use such information to respond to your email. We may retain the content of your online requests or email messages, together with your email address and our responses for our internal purposes.
  3. Payment Information If you pay us for registrations, sponsorships, donations, or, events, or the like using the site, the payment information is collected by our third-party payment provider. CAS does not receive your payment information directly. We are cautious in the selection of these payment providers and designate providers that have demonstrated or attested to their PCI-DSS compliance. We are not involved in the security programs of these providers and have no control over the security or functionality of these linked sites. Our third-party payment provider as of the effective date of this notice is DonorPerfect. The DonorPerfect information regarding their PCI compliance is located at We may use other third-party payment providers from time to time without updating this notice and recommend that you review the provider’s security and privacy policies regarding your payments.
  4. Website Use Information Similar to other websites, our site may utilize a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “What Are Cookies?”), web server logs, and similar tools to collect information about how our website is used. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our website, and the sites visited just before and just after ours. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.
  5. How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us? Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering this website and our organization’s activities and services, providing support, and to respond to requests made through the website. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our website, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. The lists used to send you product and service offers are developed and managed under our traditional standards designed to safeguard the security and privacy of all personal information provided by our users. You may at any time notify us of your desire not to receive these offers.
  6. What Are Cookies? Cookies are a feature of web browser software that allows web servers to recognize the computer used to access a website. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by a user’s web browser on the user’s hard drive. Cookies can remember what information a user accesses on one web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that website by the same user or to use the information to streamline the user’s transactions on related web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move from web page to web page and to complete commercial transactions over the Internet. Cookies should make your online experience easier and more personalized.
  7. How Do We Use Information Collected From Cookies? We use website browser software tools such as cookies and web server logs to gather information about our website users’ browsing activities, in order to constantly improve our website and better serve our users. This information assists us to design and arrange our web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve our website to better meet the needs of our users and prospective users. Cookies help us collect important business and technical statistics. The information in the cookies lets us trace the paths followed by users to our website as they move from one page to another. Web server logs allow us to count how many people visit our website and evaluate our website’s visitor capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your individual email address or any personally identifying information about you.
  8. Cookies Google Analytics and related tools do use cookies and tracking technologies to assign each user a unique identifier and track site usage as described above. A cookie (sometimes referred to as a local storage object or LSO) is a data file placed on a device. Cookies can be created through a variety of web-related protocols and technologies, such as HTTP (sometimes referred to as “browser cookies”), HTML5, or Adobe Flash. Please view Google’s policy for their use of data collected through the analytics tool: Facebook Connect and related trackers allow us to interact with Facebook. Facebook does collect information about you for their own purposes. Their privacy policies for these tools are located at: Most browsers are initially set up to accept HTTP cookies. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, and how to disable existing cookies. For more information about HTTP cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information provided at You may opt out of Google cookies at You can opt out of various types of Facebook tracking through your Settings for your Facebook account. If you disable cookies, it will not affect your use of the site.
  9. No Ad Tracking We do not use any information about you to target advertising to you through this site and no third-party advertising is offered through this site.
  10. Do Not Track Please note that this site does not support “Do Not Track” browser settings and does not currently participate in any “Do Not Track” frameworks that would allow us to respond to any “Do Not Track” elections that you may have made. As stated above, Google and Facebook may have a separate “Do Not Track” policies.
  11. Notice of New Services and Changes Occasionally, we may use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our website, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. As a user of our website, you will be given the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers by clicking on a response box when you receive such an offer or by sending us an email request.
  12. How Do We Secure Information Transmissions? When you send confidential personal information to us on our website, a secure server software which we have licensed encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. The information is scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches our website. Other email that you may send to us may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures will be in place prior to your transmitting the information. For that reason, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as Social Security, credit card, or account numbers to us through an unsecured email.
  13. How Do We Protect Your Information? Information Security — We utilize encryption/security software to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information we collect from unauthorized access or disclosure and accidental loss, alteration or destruction. Evaluation of Information Protection Practices — Periodically, our operations and business practices are reviewed for compliance with organization policies and procedures governing the security, confidentiality and quality of our information. Employee Access, Training and Expectations — Our organization values, ethical standards, policies and practices are committed to the protection of user information. In general, our business practices limit employee access to confidential information, and limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorized persons, processes and transactions.
  14. How Can You Access and Correct Your Information? You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by emailing us using the contact form provided to you within the site structure of our website.
  15. Do We Disclose Information to Outside Parties? We may provide aggregate information about our customers, sales, website traffic patterns and related website information to our affiliates or reputable third parties, but this information will not include personally identifying data, except as otherwise provided in this privacy policy.
  16. What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information? We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.
  17. Permission to Use of Materials The right to download and store or output the materials in our website is granted for the user’s personal use only, and materials may not be reproduced in any edited form. Any other reproduction, transmission, performance, display or editing of these materials by any means mechanical or electronic without our express written permission is strictly prohibited. Users wishing to obtain permission to reprint or reproduce any materials appearing on this site may contact us directly.
  18. Current Notice and Tools: This privacy notice is current as of May 1, 2019. Our privacy notice and use of cookies and tracking technologies may change from time to time. Please check this notice during each visit and contact us by e-mail at with any questions or comments regarding this notice.