Privacy Policy

The Arc of Western Wayne County website is owned and managed by THE ARC OF WESTERN WAYNE COUNTY (The Arc). The Arc knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate you trust that we will do so carefully and responsibly. This notice describes our privacy policy. BY VISITING YOU ARE ACCEPTING THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY NOTICE.

What data do we collect automatically and why?

When you visit our website and you have not otherwise identified yourself (e.g., via registration within The Arc site), our web server automatically recognizes your IP address, but not your e-mail address. We collect the IP address and monitor general site use and traffic patterns to improve our web site and the products and services we offer. The Arc uses web server logs to collect data for metric purposes. Examples of the types of data collected on the logs are IP addresses, referral pages, date and time of site access, and site visited. We may use collected data to customize the content and/or layout of our pages for each individual visitor.


Online Transactions

The Arc receives online orders for memberships and donations via a well known and trusted payment option, Stripe ( please read privacy policy)

From our payment operator we only receive membership or donation related information, we have no access to credit card numbers or bank account details you provided during purchase.


Information from Contact Forms and Request for Services

Technical information obtained while we provide support may be used to train personnel and to create documentation, knowledge base, FAQs and other support materials. No personal information of yours will be published.


Does The Arc Share the Information It Receives?

Information about our members is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We do not share your information with anyone outside of The Arc except for authorizing transactions through Stripe.



The Arc does not sell products or services for purchase by children. If you are under 18, you may use our website only with involvement of a parent or guardian. The Arc takes reasonable precautions to ensure that companies do not post information that is not safe for people of all ages.

Visitors are never required to specify age information.


Conditions of use, Notices and Revisions

If you choose to visit our website, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this notice and our Conditions of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the State of Michigan. If you have any concern about privacy at The Arc, please send us a thorough description and we will try to resolve it. Our business changes constantly. This Notice will change also, and use of information that we gather now is subject to the Privacy Notice in effect at the time of use. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but you should check our Web site frequently to see recent changes.


External Links Disclaimer

Some links on our website point to documents and sites which are not located within the internet domains that we manage and, therefore, are not controlled the The Arc of Western Wayne County Inc. These links are included to point the visitor to other possibly relevant resources.

A link to a document or site other than those included within the domain(s) managed by The Arc does not necessarily imply that The Arc:


  • Endorses the organization(s) or person(s) providing them,
  • Agrees with the ideas expressed, or
  • Attests to the correctness, factuality appropriateness, or legality of the contents.
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