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Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

At Maryland Deaf Community Center, we are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect the personal information you provide when you visit our website (the "Site"). By using the Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

2. Information We Collect

  • Personal Information: We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you register for an account, sign up for our programs, make a donation, subscribe to our newsletter, or contact us. This information may include your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, payment information, and any other details you provide.

  • Non-Personal Information: We collect non-personal information automatically when you visit the Site. This may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, pages viewed, and the dates/times of your visits.

3. How We Use Your Information

  • Personal Information:

    • To process your registration and manage your account.

    • To process donations and payments.

    • To send you updates, newsletters, and marketing communications.

    • To respond to your inquiries and provide customer support.

    • To improve our programs, services, and Site functionality.

  • Non-Personal Information:

    • To analyze trends and usage of the Site.

    • To improve the Site and enhance user experience.

    • To gather demographic information about our user base.

4. Sharing Your Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to outside parties except as described below:

  • Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who assist us in operating the Site, conducting our business, or providing services to you, as long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

  • Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., a court or government agency).

  • Protection of Rights: We may disclose your information to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Maryland Deaf Community Center, our users, or others.

5. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

The Site uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience. Cookies are small data files that are placed on your device when you visit the Site. They allow us to recognize your browser and capture certain information. You can set your browser to refuse all or some cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, if you disable cookies, some parts of the Site may not function properly.

6. Security

We implement a variety of security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

7. Third-Party Links

The Site may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party sites you visit.

8. Children's Privacy

The Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records.

9. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page with an updated effective date. Your continued use of the Site after any changes constitutes your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy.

10. Your Rights

You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information. You may also opt out of receiving marketing communications from us. To exercise these rights, please contact us using the information provided below.

11. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

  • Phone: 240-560-5028

  • Email:

  • Address:
    P.O. Box 4131
    Frederick, MD 21705

Thank you for trusting the Maryland Deaf Community Center with your personal information. We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your data.

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