Privacy Policy

This website is owned and operated by the Institute for Family Development, and is protected by applicable intellectual property laws, including copyright laws. No portion or element of this site may be copied, distributed, sold, displayed, or altered without express written advance permission from the Institute.

We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us, and how we treat that information. This Privacy Policy addresses those concerns. This policy may be changed or updated from time to time.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, you can contact us at:

Institute for Family Development
181 South 333rd Street, Suite 200
Federal Way, WA 98003

or email us

We'll be happy to answer your questions or hear your concerns.

Our Policy

The Institute for Family Development uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its online visitors. We do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals who visit our site, unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means we do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our site.

The Institute for Family Development only gathers personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. For example, personally identifiable information may be collected in order to respond if you request additional information from us, or wish to make a donation. This information is used solely for internal purposes. The Institute's mailing lists are never sold to third parties. We will only share personally identifiable information with third parties when the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it, or when we are required to do so by law.

If you supply us with your postal or email address online you may receive periodic mailings or messages from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings or messages, please let us know by sending an email to the above address.

How Do We Use "Cookies"?

Visitors should be aware that non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by the Institute for Family Development's website through the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files that a website uses to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor's ongoing access to and use of the site, and allow a site to track usage, and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements. Cookies are not programs that come onto a visitor's system and damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. If a visitor does not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the visitor to deny or accept the cookie feature. We use cookie technology only to obtain non-personal information from our online visitors in order to improve visitors' online experience and facilitate their visit within our site.

And if you would like to contact us at any time during your visit, just click on the feedback mailbox at the bottom of any page.