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Privacy Policy

A Better Chance of Westport respects the privacy of each individual who contacts us. We are grateful for your support and the crucial role you play in helping us continue our valuable work. As part of our commitment to safeguarding your privacy we have adopted the online privacy policy outlined below.

Collection and use of information
We collect two kinds of information: site usage data, which is not individually identifiable, and individually identifiable information.

Site usage data
Our Web server automatically recognizes and collects the domain name of each visitor to our Web site. We collect information about visitors to our site, such as the number visitors, what pages they access and the length of their visit. This information is used in aggregate form in order to manage our Web site and improve its content.

Individually identifiable information
We collect individually identifiable information about you when you choose to share information about yourself, for example, when you make a donation, request information or sign up to be an advocate. This information may include your postal or e-mail address, your telephone number and the type of disability you may have.

Individually identifiable information is used to provide you with information or to deliver the service you have requested. If you provide your postal address, telephone number or e-mail address to A Better Chance of Westport, you may receive periodic contact from us.

If you would like to change the way we contact you, please contact us at

We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit some Web pages or fill out forms such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using and the domain name of your Internet service provider.

We reserve the right to publish photos taken at any of our events. If you would like your image removed please email us at

We use a technology called a “cookie” to recognize you when you return to our site. Cookies help make your visit more convenient and enjoyable. However, if you wish, you may direct your browser to reject cookies.

Links to Other Sites
Please note that A Better Chance of Westport is not responsible for the information practices of linked sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of each site you visit.

Children Online
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we adhere to the 1998 Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). For more information, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s COPPA site at

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