At the Red Cross of Central Maryland, we respect your right to privacy and we understand that visitors to the Red Cross website need to know they are in control of their personal information. We also want to present information online that is tailored to your needs. For this reason, we may ask you to register or to provide personal information when you complete certain forms, enter a contest, or subscribe to our newsletter.We will use the personal information you share with us to:
Answer your specific needs; course registration, monetary donation, vehicle donation, volunteer registration or personal comment.
Help us tailor the content and services that we provide online to your current and future needs.
(If you choose) Send our quarterly newsletter which includes disaster updates and health and safety tips.
The Red Cross will protect the personal information that you share with us as described below:
The Red Cross site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
The Red Cross has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. These include a firewall to prevent unauthorized access to our systems and maintenance of registration information in a separate database. Although we will exercise reasonable care in providing secure transmission of information between your computer and our servers, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us over the Internet. We will protect the transmission of credit card information through industry standard, SSL (secure socket layer) encryption via VeriSign.