Addiction Services Council

Lighting the way to Recovery


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Local: 513-281-7880
Kentucky: 859-415-9280

Serving the Greater Cincinnati Area since 1949

Privacy Policy

The Addiction Services Council has established this privacy policy to demonstrate our commitment to maintaining the confidentiality and privacy of information about visitors to our web sites and donors. This policy explains why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our web site.

In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy. Our privacy policies may be changed from time to time, simply by posting such changes on our site, so we encourage you to check back regularly. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

This Privacy Policy notifies you of:

  • What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the Site
  • Who collects such information
  • How such information is used
  • With whom your information may be shared
  • What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information
  • What kind of security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control

How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to Addiction Services Council by sending an email to us. Please reference this Privacy Policy in your subject line.

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:

We do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily. This means we do not require you to provide information to us in order to view our site. It is necessary for us to collect personal information from individuals, however, when they make a donation, sign up for our mailing list, apply for a position or volunteer to work with Addiction Services Council. Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. When individuals make contributions to support us through our website, we will also require contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. We do not store sensitive information from our visitors or donors, such as credit card or social security numbers.

We do not share the information we acquire from visitors or donors on our website with unaffiliated third parties.
Internet Protocol (IP) Address:

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Site, analyze trends, track users' movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Use of "Cookies":

Our Site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are small files that many Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site. They are not programs that harm a visitor's system or files. Cookies make Web-surfing easier by performing certain usage record-keeping functions such as saving your passwords or your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set by default to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

All online transactions and all information provided to Addiction Services Council are transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven, industry standard coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt or scramble data before you send it to us.

No data transmission over the Internet, however, is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Children Under 13 Visiting the Addiction Services Council Site:

Addiction Services Council does not knowingly ask for information from children age 13 and under. Visitors who are 13 years of age or under should ask their parent or legal guardian for assistance in using the Site and should not submit any personally identifiable information to Addiction Services Council.

Other Web Sites:

Our Site may contain links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another web site for which Addiction Services Council has no responsibility. This privacy policy applies solely to the Addiction Services Council Site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

Contacting the Web Site:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of the Site or your dealings with the Site, you may contact:

Addiction Services Council
2828 Verrnon Place
Cincinnati, Ohio, 45219
Tel 513 281 7880 or Toll Free 1 877281 7884
Fax 513 281 7884

HIPPA Disclaimer

Please note that the information contained within this website is provided for informational and educational purposes only. The use of this website does not imply nor establish any type of doctor/patient relationship. No diagnosis or treatment is being provided by the use of this website. The use of this website does not constitute nor offer any specific mental health or medical advice whatsoever to anyone and is not intended for that use. This website takes no responsibility with regards to misinterpretation of the information provided within this website or any consequences resulting from the use of this website. This website takes no responsibility for any websites that may be linked to this website nor imply any relationships or endorsements to any linked website.