Brain Injury Connections Northwest (BIC-NW) has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy both online and offline. BIC-NW respects the privacy of every visitor to our websites. Your privacy is a priority, and we go to great lengths to protect it. We know you care about your information and we want you to be fully informed about our practices.

We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy. Any changes to the current policy will be posted here.

Please email us with any questions regarding this Privacy Policy.

External Links

BIC-NW may provide links to other Internet websites or resources. In this case, BIC-NW, its agents, or any other parties involved in the preparation or publication of this Website shall not be responsible for the content of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website, or any changes or updates to such websites, nor does BIC-NW endorse any such links or other related materials. It is the responsibility of Users to take precautions when accessing any linked websites or content hosted on third party websites.

Third Party Websites

Please keep in mind that this Terms of Service Agreement and Privacy Policy does not apply to other websites, which may be accessible from the Website. External websites may have data collection, storage, and use practices and policies that differ materially from those contained here.

Types of Information We Collect and How We Use That Information

Our online and offline donation, contact, event, or participation forms may require users and donors to give us contact information. This information may include name, e-mail address, e-mail format preference (HTML vs. text), phone numbers, and postal address. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers. We do store contact information for users who set up accounts through and/or submit contact information offline.

We do not sell, rent or exchange personal or giving information with any third party or other organization, nor will we send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. We will sometimes share information gathered from our donors with select third-party vendors who assist us in marketing and fundraising activities such as research and modeling, management of customer databases, promotional mailings or other targeted promotions. These partners need to have access to personal donor information, but we require them to keep it confidential. They are authorized to use this information as necessary to provide their specific services to us. You may request at any time that we do not share your information with these third-parties. Donors making donations through our website are added to our organizational database to receive monthly mailings, however, donors can readily request to opt out or be removed from the mailing list.


Our site may use cookies to enhance your experience. Cookies are pieces of information that some websites transfer to the computer that is browsing that site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many websites. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by saving your passwords and your personal preferences regarding your use of our website. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set 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.

Our site contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which BIC-NW has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

Personal Information Confidentiality

Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, we will keep your Personal Information private and will not share it with other third parties unless such disclosure is necessary to: (i) comply with a court order or other legal process, (ii) to protect our rights or property, or (iii) to enforce our Terms of Service. Please keep in mind that while we take reasonable precautions to safeguard your Personal Information no amount of protection can guarantee its security.

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only individuals who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.

However, no security system is impenetrable and we cannot guarantee the security of our systems.  In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and, where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.

What rights you have over your data

It’s up to you whether or not you want to provide us with Personal Information. You can still visit the Website without providing us with Personal information, but you will be unable to take certain actions without doing so.

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the Contact Us section on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Internet Protocol 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, to administer our site, to analyze trends, to track users’ interests on our site, to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site and to deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Contacting Us in Regard to Our Privacy Policy and Website

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, our practices on this site or your dealings with this site, our offline practices and/or other related matters, you can email us or call (971) 258-0561.

Website Terms of Use

Disclaimer: The views and statements expressed in the third party sites linked from this website do not necessarily reflect the views of BIC-NW. BIC-NW does not warrant the accuracy, reliability, currency, or completeness of those views or statements and does not accept any legal liability whatsoever arising from any reliance on the views, statements, and subject matter of this website or any third-party site to which it links.

This website is owned by Brain Injury Connections Northwest.

How You May Use Our Information

You may use, copy, and distribute the information found on the website for personal, noncommercial, and/or educational purposes only.

Content and Liability Disclaimer

While BIC-NW uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on its website, BIC-NW makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the information. BIC-NW assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the website. Changes may be periodically made to the information at any time, without notice.

All information on the website is provided “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, therefore, some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

In no event shall BIC-NW or any of its subsidiaries be liable for any damages whatsoever, including special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or damages for loss of profits, revenue, use, or data as a result of claims, whether brought in contract or tort, arising out of, or connected with any BIC-NW website or the use or reliance upon any information contained in or accessed from any BIC-NW website.

Acceptance and Jurisdiction

By using this site, you agree that you have read, understand, and will abide by these Terms of Use (“Terms”). If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use Brain Injury Connection Northwest’s website. These Terms shall be governed in all respects in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon without regard to the conflict or choice of law rules thereof. Courts sitting in the State of Oregon, federal and state, shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising hereunder. BIC-NW reserves the right to change its website Privacy Policy and Terms of Use at any time, without notice.