Privacy Policy

We have created this statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn about you from the website and emails used for YWCA WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES®.


We want to be very clear: we won’t obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our website, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we don’t share any information we receive with any outside parties.

Reading or downloading

We collect and store only the following information about you:

  • the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from a Hotmail domain);
  • the date and time you access our website; and
  • the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our website.

We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our website, and to help us make our website more useful to visitors.

Online profile updates and donations

If you complete the profile update form and share your personally identifying information, this information will be used only to provide you with more targeted content. We may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt-out of receiving future emails; see the "Opt Out" section below.

Use of links

Throughout our website, we provide links to other servers, which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the organization's views or accuracy of the information contained on other servers.

Creating a text link from your website to our website doesn’t require permission. If you have a link you'd like us to consider adding to our website, please send an e-mail to with the subject "Link Request."

Use of text and images

If you’d like to publish information that you find on our website, please send your request to


This website is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us at


You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an email containing a question or comment, or by filling out a web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer your questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest.

If you sign up for one of our email lists, we’ll only send you the kind of information you have requested. We won't share your name or email address with any outside parties.

Opt-out or change your contact information

Users are provided the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us. Please contact us at


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, you can contact