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Internet Privacy Policy


For over 100 years the YMCA of Greater Waukesha County has been dedicated to building strong kids, strong families, and strong communities. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our members, volunteers, donors, and community constituents. The YMCA will not sell, share or release your name to any list service, outside organization or manufacturer, and any information provided by you will be held in the strictest of confidence.

Contact Information, Accessing & Correcting Your Personal Information

If you have any questions about this Policy or you wish to review or correct your personal information that we may have on file, you may contact your local YMCA branch. 

Our Commitment to Privacy

We, at YMCA of Greater Waukesha County, recognize the importance of protecting your privacy. The purpose of this notice is to explain the practices and procedures we implement to protect your personal information, the way we use this information, and the choices you can make regarding our of your personal information. This notice can be accessed by clicking on a “Privacy” link on every page of our website. YMCA of Greater Waukesha County is committed to protecting your privacy and will honor this Policy.

Changes to this Policy

The YMCA of Greater Waukesha County reserves the right to change this policy at any time. To better serve you and your concerns about your privacy, we will notify you of any changes to this Policy. We encourage you to read this Policy. 

The Information We Collect and How We Use It

You may browse the YMCA of Greater Waukesha County website without submitting personal information. However, if you choose to participate in any of our online activities, you will be asked for applicable personal data such as your name, gender, postal address, email address, phone number, and payment information. The purpose of collecting such data is to respond to specific questions, to register you to receive email updates and other events that require online registration, to honor requests for brochures or newsletters or to process payments and donations made online. YMCA of Greater Waukesha County also uses this personal information to advise users of new online materials, activities, and events and to provide users with the opportunity to register for programs online or to donate money online.

Payment Information

Payment information, such as credit card number and expiration date, is entered when making a donation or paying for a YMCA program or activity. The YMCA of Greater Waukesha County uses third-party intermediaries to process your online donations and payments. Your credit card information is encrypted when submitted to the processor and transmitted over a secure connection between your computer and our server using Secure Socket Layers (SSL), the industry standard, to ensure protection of your private information. This sensitive personal information is not shared with third parties other than the processor and is stored by YMCA of Greater Waukesha County for verification purposes or for recurring donations that you have authorized.


Cookies are small text files that a website can place on a visitor’s computer hard drive to recognize repeat visitors, to facilitate a visitor’s use of the site and to track a visitor’s access to and use of the site.

YMCA of Greater Waukesha County uses cookies to improve the functionality of the website and the experience for those who use our site. We receive data that include the IP addresses, browser types, date/time stamp, donations, and sign-up information of visitors to our site. In addition, YMCA of Greater Waukesha County uses cookies to allow us to track which other websites have linked visitors to our site, what pages of our site are used by and are of interest to those visitors, and to link to information those visitors provide to the YMCA of Greater Waukesha County when they donate or sign up to take part in our programs and events.

Sharing Your Information with Third Parties

YMCA of Greater Waukesha County never shares your email addresses with third parties. Personal information collected from our website form(s) is never shared with third parties.

Opting-Out of Future YMCA of Greater Waukesha County Communications

You may opt out of YMCA of Greater Waukesha County communications at any time by contacting [email protected].  You may also remove yourself from the YMCA email list by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link on any email. Your email address is never shared with third parties.

External Privacy Notice

Effective September 1, 2017

This privacy policy will advise you about our guidelines concerning the use of your personal information, including the reasonable efforts we make to protect your personal information in accordance with these guidelines, and about what choices you have concerning our use of such information. Please read this policy carefully.