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Security

Safe & Welcoming

The Y uses these measures and more to ensure safe and welcoming services and facilities:

  • On-site AEDs (automated external defibrilators) and O2 (oxygen) tanks
  • Staff certified in CPR, First Aid, AED & O2
  • Nationally certified lifeguards on duty
  • Indoor and outdoor security cameras
  • Free lock boxes for your personal items
  • Frequent and random safety walk-thrus of locker rooms and key areas by Y staff
  • Background checks conducted on all Y staff and volunteer coaches before allowing them to work with children
     

Online Security & Privacy

The security policy stated herein does not apply to any third-party content or web sites linked to from www.ymcawichita.org. Always be cautious when submitting personal information online. Youth under 18 years of age should not give out any personal information without parental permission.

  • Payment: YMCA provides a secure website for registration and payments, certified by VeriSign, Inc. In addition, the Y does not store your credit card information or bank account information on our website. In order to complete a transaction, credit card and/or bank information will need to be entered each time you register for a program or membership.
  • Privacy: The Greater Wichita YMCA is committed to providing the highest level of security to members and program participants. The Y has established and maintains reasonable security procedures to protect the confidentiality, security and integrity of your personally identifiable information, including the use of secure socket layer (SSL) and encryption methods. We regularly evaluate our data collection, storage and processing practices and security to guard against unauthorized access to our systems. YMCA does not share or sell personal information and all confidential information, including both digital content & hard copies, is kept secure. (remove last sentence)
  • Sharing of Information: The YMCA will never sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their use without your consent. We may disclose your personal information to courts, law enforcement or legal authorities when such disclosure is necessary or advisable under subpoena, court order, legal action, or to ensure the safety and/or legal rights of persons or property related to the YMCA.
  • Email: YMCA collects email addresses to communicate electronically with members and participants. If you do not wish to receive email communications from the YMCA, choose the "unsubscribe" option when you receive your first email.
  • Photos: YMCA photographs and videotapes various activities for use in promotional materials, including materials used on our website. If you do not want your photo used by the YMCA, please notify the photographer before the photo/video is taken.
  • Social Media: YMCA maintains a variety of social media sites where community discussion and interaction are welcomed. All who participate agree to conduct themselves according to Y core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility and in compliance with our Terms & Conditions.
  • Cookies and Online Advertising: YMCA uses cookies, pixels and other technology to keep track of online interactions with our site and connect you to additional YMCA resources. Information gathered through these technologies is not linked to any personal identifying information, unless you become a paying customer. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser (note: this may limit your access to some areas within our site). You can opt-out of online advertising technologies by visiting the privacy policies on the websites of our ad management partners: Facebook Inc., LinkedIn Corporation, and Google Inc.

The security policy stated herein does not apply to any third-party content or web sites linked to from www.ymcawichita.org. Always be cautious when submitting personal information online. Youth under 18 years of age should not give out any personal information without parental permission.