Last Updated: May 24, 2023
The Friends of Boca Grande Community Center, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation offering cultural and educational programs for Boca Grande, Florida.
Questions, Concerns, or Changes to Your Personal Information?
Please contact us.
Friends of Boca Grande Community Center, Inc.
131 First Street West
P.O. Box 1222
Boca Grande, FL 33921
Our website address is:
We collect, process and/or store information from you on our website when you:
- visit our website
- submit a form on our website
- purchase a ticket/membership (processed by Blackbaud)
- place a donation (processed by Blackbaud)
- create a user account on our website
We may hold onto your information until we receive a request for erasure, at which point we will delete or anonymize your information. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
The information we collect from these forms consists of all the information you enter and your IP address. We use the information to process and communicate with you about your submission (e.g. contact request, trip registration).
Also, for security reasons and to protect this website from spam, your data will be processed in the CleanTalk Cloud Service and they will be stored in log files for 7 days. On the expiry of the mentioned period, they will be deleted completely. CleanTalk may use information of spam activity of IP/email addresses to offer proper anti-spam protection to all websites connected to its service. It concerns exclusively those IP/email addresses that are being used for spam mailing.
Ticketing, Membership Purchases, Donations, Newsletter
The donation amount and the donor’s name, unless specified to be anonymous during checkout, may be publicized (e.g. through our website, printed program guide).
Furthermore we use Altru to manage our patron and donor records. Based on your interaction(s) (e.g. sponsoring, attending an event) with Friends of Boca Grande Community Center, Inc. and the resulting legitimate interest, we may contact you (email, mail or phone) to provide you with news and updates (e.g. about upcoming programs) as well as to solicit donations / sponsorship.
A website account provides you with access to live stream and recorded video content that either comes with a Friends@Home membership or has been purchased individually. The personal information associated with your website account consists of your first name, last name, email address as well as any purchased memberships/content. Furthermore, only a hashed value of your user account’s password is stored in our website’s database.
Other 3rd Party Providers/Services that Store and Process Your Data
Our website is hosted through Cloudways. Cloudways holds a server log of all website visits to help with security and diagnostics. The server log contains the visitor’s IP address but no information like name, phone number or email address.
This website www.friendsofbocagrande.org is like millions of other websites using Google Analytics to gather information about site visitors and their behavior. We use Google Analytics to get an idea for:
- how many visits our website gets
- how visitors found our website
- in which content they are interested
- how long they stay on our website and on each individual page
- what region they are from
- what type of computer hardware and internet software they are using
- and similar details
However, we do not send any of your personal information to Google Analytics. The collected information is used only for statistics, which help us evaluate our website’s performance. User-level and event-level data stored by Google Analytics is set to be automatically deleted from Google’s servers after 26 months.
Furthermore, to protect our visitors’ privacy we request that Google anonymize each visitor’s IP address.
To opt-out of Google Analytics completely, install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.
You can delete or disable cookies by using your browser. In Chrome you can delete your cookies by clicking on the three vertical dots in the top right corner, then clicking on “More tools” and then on “Clear browsing data…”. The operation is similar in other browsers, such as Edge or Firefox.
- If you have an account and you log in to this site, 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. You remain logged in for 180 days (= login cookie expiration). If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
- Google Analytics’ (see description above) core functionalities store 1st party cookies on each visitor’s computer.
- CleanTalk (see description above) uses 1st party session cookies on our website to determine whether or not you are a human visitor.
Content Hosted by Third Parties
We may embed content on our website from third parties such as Google Maps, Vimeo and YouTube. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
The security of your personal information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Please also contact us with any complaints regarding your personal data. We will take your complaint seriously, investigate it and take necessary measures where applicable. This does not affect your right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.