Privacy Policy

Clearinghouse For Volunteer Accounting Services

The Clearinghouse for Volunteer Accounting Services (“CVAS”) is committed to the protection of your privacy. Our commitment to the professional ethics developed and adhered to by the certified public accounting profession is vital to the success of our programs. Maintaining the confidentiality of your private information is our top priority.

Collected Information
This privacy notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the CVAS Web site by any nonprofit organization, volunteer or other site visitor.

Information Use
CVAS uses collected information about you to facilitate the volunteering process and to provide information to you about Clearinghouse for Volunteer Accounting Services and related nonprofit topics. Please be aware that, to the extent required to provide our services, we share your information with volunteers or other persons and entities, as applicable. If you indicate on the CVAS Web site that you are interested in a particular volunteer opportunity and provide us with your contact information, we will forward your contact information to the organization that has posted that opportunity so that the organization can contact you regarding your potential involvement.

Nonprofits who receive email addresses from potential volunteer signups are strongly encouraged to adopt privacy standards similar to those of CVAS. Each such organization has its own policies regarding collection and use of personal information and we are not responsible for their use of your personal information. Inappropriate use of personal information received from CVAS may jeopardize nonprofit assistance from CVAS. CVAS reserves the right to determine, in its sole and absolute discretion, what constitutes inappropriate use of this information. For more about a nonprofit organization’s policy, please contact them directly using the contact information posted for that organization on the CVAS Web site.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. We may use our email lists for sending out CVAS newsletters, alerts, notices and other outbound communications. We do not, however, sell, rent or trade our volunteer, administrator, nonprofit, or general newsletter email addresses to outside parties.

We share aggregate information about our users with certain third parties. This information shows user activity as a whole rather than on an individual basis and cannot be used to individually identify you. We use aggregated information we collect about users to continue to improve our service for you.

CVAS may provide volunteering services in partnership with third parties in order to provide benefits for CVAS users, whether they be nonprofit organizations, volunteers or other site visitors. In connection with such services, to the extent that you have provided any personal information to us using these jointly developed services, CVAS may share email addresses or other information with the applicable partner. Each of our partners has its own policies regarding the collection and use of personal information and CVAS is not responsible for their use of your information.

The CVAS Web site contains links to other Web sites. CVAS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other Web sites.

Access Or Correct Your Information
You may access or correct the information that is displayed about you on this Web site, by contacting us at any time.

Opting-Out of Communications
Individuals who serve as administrators for their organization by registering and maintaining their organizations’ information and membership, are the only group required to receive CVAS communications. All other communications are optional and allow the nonprofit organization, volunteer or other user to unsubscribe from future communications. In every email we send, we provide instructions regarding how to opt-out of receiving future mailings.

Cookies are tiny data files that Web sites commonly write to your hard drive when you visit them so that they can remember you when you visit. A cookie file contains information that can identify you anonymously. The CVAS Web site uses cookies to maintain a user’s identity between sessions so that the site can be personalized based on user preferences or a user’s history.

Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Policy Changes
CVAS may change this privacy policy from time to time. CVAS will notify you of any such changes by posting notice of the changes on this page. If you object to any such changes, your sole recourse shall be to cease using the CVAS Web site. Continued use of the CVAS Web site following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.

Contact Us
CVAS appreciates your questions or comments about the CVAS privacy policy, the practices of the CVAS Web site, or your dealings with CVAS. Please click here to contact us.

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