Privacy Policy

Advocates places a high value on the importance of protecting our clients, staff, volunteers, donors, and all users of our website. The Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how Advocates for Bartow’s Children (“Advocates,” “we”, “our,” or “us”) collect, use and safeguard the information you provide us when you visit our website, (the “Site”), or use the services we provide on the Site (together, the “Services”). What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact Us

If you contact us through email, we collect your email address. We collect this type of contact information to answer your questions or respond to an inquiry from you regarding the use of our Services, and to provide you support or other services you request.

No mobile information will be shared with third parties/affiliates for marketing/promotional purposes. All the above categories exclude text messaging originator opt-in data and consent; this information will not be shared with any third parties.

Volunteer Application

When you complete this form, we collect your first name, last name, phone number, physical address, email address, date of birth range, volunteer preferences and comments. We collect this information so that we can determine the best program fit for you as a volunteer.

No mobile information will be shared with third parties/affiliates for marketing/promotional purposes. All the above categories exclude text messaging originator opt-in data and consent; this information will not be shared with any third parties.

Donate Now Form

When you complete this form, we collect your first name, last name, phone number, physical address, email address, company name (if applicable) and credit card information. We collect this information for billing purposes only and is not otherwise shared. When you contribute via Pay Pal, no credit card or billing information is visible to Advocates or can be stored.

No mobile information will be shared with third parties/affiliates for marketing/promotional purposes. All the above categories exclude text messaging originator opt-in data and consent; this information will not be shared with any third parties.

Automatic Data Collection

Log Data: Our servers automatically record certain information sent by your browser, such as your web page or resource request your Internet Protocol address, your referring URL, your browser type and operating system and the date and time of your request.

Third Party Data: We may obtain Personal Information from public information that we collect as part of the Service from third party websites such as “Facebook”, “Instagram”, “LinkedIn”, or any other means.

Cookies: If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day. Mobile Device

Data: When you access our Site using your mobile device data, we collect device information, such as your mobile device ID, model, and manufacturer, and information about the location of your device.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to analyze how people interact with our Site. See for information about how Google uses the information provided to Google Analytics. You can control the information provided to Google and opt out of certain ads provided by Google by using any of the methods set forth here or using the Google Analytics opt out browser add-on here.

Who we share your data with

Partners: We do not share Personal Information with other companies or organizations, apart from those acting as our agents in providing our services, and which agree to only use it for that purpose and to keep the information secured and confidential.

Demographics: We may share aggregate information, which is not Personal Information, with others. This information may include usage and demographic date but will not include personal information.

Prevent Harm: We will share Personal Information if we believe it is necessary to detect, investigate, prevent, or take action against illegal activities, fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the rights, property, or personal safety of any person and/or organization.

Legal: We will share Personal Information where we are legally required to do so, such as in response to court orders, law enforcement or legal process, including for national security purposes; to establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights, as required to enforce our terms of service or other contracts; to defend against legal claims or demands; or to comply with the requirements of any applicable law.

Consent: Apart from the reasons identified above, we may request your permission to share your Personal Information for a specific purpose. We will notify you and request consent before you provide the Personal Information, or before the Personal Information you have already provided is shared for such purpose.

What rights you have over your data

General: You may request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. To correct or view certain personal information relating to your possession, such as name and email address, you must contact us using the contact information provided below. Emails and

Communication: If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link contained in the communication, or by contacting us using the contact information provided below.

Cookies: If you would like to opt out of accepting cookies altogether, you can generally set your browser to not accept cookies or to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it.

How to change your cookie settings: To find out how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or device, and how to reject and delete cookies, please visit: Each web browser is different. For information on reviewing or deleting cookies from specific browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the Personal Information we store, in order to protect it from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure. We utilize various technologies including but not limited to SSL encryption, IP-based access control, and individual user authentication to guard against unauthorized access to Personal Information in our systems. Please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and we are unable to guarantee the absolute security of the Personal Information we have collected from you. How long do we keep your information? We retain Personal Information collected through the Site for as long as necessary to serve the purpose for which it was provided. We also retain information for as long as necessary for specific purposes to the extent that we are obliged to do so in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and/or as necessary to protect our legal rights, fulfill our contractual obligations or for certain business requirements.

Links to Third Party Websites

Our Site may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s website. We recommend that you review the privacy policy of every website you visit. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policy or practices of any third-party websites or services.

Children’s Privacy

This Site and our Services are not intended for individuals under the age of thirteen (13) years. Accordingly, we do not knowingly collect or share information from children. If you become concerned that we may have collected data from children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated and changed from time to time. We will post the new Policy on the Site and will indicate the date it goes into effect. If the changes allow us to use information in ways that are different from the ways specified at the time the information was originally collected, our website will contain a special notice about the changes and, if required by law, will prompt you for your consent for certain changes. Each version of this Privacy Policy will be identified by its effective date, which you can find at the bottom of the page.

Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: Advocates for Children 827 Joe Frank Harris Parkway, Cartersville, GA 30120