The following policies are located in this document:

 

Privacy Policy
Non-Discrimination Policy
Client Protection Policy

 
 
 
Assistance League® of Kansas City
a chapter of National Assistance League
PRIVACY POLICY

This website is operated by Assistance League of Kansas City. It is recognized that visitors to this site are concerned about the information provided and how that information is treated. The chapter cares about the privacy of its website visitors and therefore does not sell or otherwise make available personal identification information to any person or organization.
The chapter’s website may contain “links” to other sites not affiliated with the chapter. Every effort is made to link to sites that share the same standards regarding your privacy. However, since Assistance League of Kansas City is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites, users are encouraged to be aware, when they leave this site, to read the privacy statements of each and every website that they visit. The information contained in the privacy policy statement of Assistance League of Kansas City is for the website of the chapter only.
This website and the website of National Assistance League contain trademarks, service marks, graphics and text that are the property of Assistance League of Kansas City and/or National Assistance League. These properties may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed without the prior written consent of Assistance League of Kansas City or National Assistance League. Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any copyright or other intellectual property right. Further information on the rules for trademark usage can be found at www.assistanceleague.org.
We maintain records of all contributions to Assistance League of Kansas City. Authorized members of the chapter may contact you to obtain additional information. This may be done through electronic or telephonic means or through postal mail. You may choose to opt out from or restrict the use of your contact information by contacting the chapter through one of the methods below. Donor names and addresses shall not be shared, unless required by law, or sold to outside organizations, and such policy shall be disclosed to donors. Unless requested not to do so by the donor, the chapter may list the donor’s name and donation category in publications of the chapter that may be seen by individuals outside of the chapter. This information may be contained in documents including, but not limited to annual reports, press releases, grant applications and community newsletters. Copies of annual reports, IRS (Form 990) or other financial documents are available on the web site under the About Us menu. Donor may also ask for examples of prior publications showing the manner in which donor contributions are acknowledged.
The names of individuals and businesses appearing on the website have been so placed with their express and implied knowledge. Personal information shall not be divulged for any reason unless a link to that certain person or business has been granted and is in place on this website. 
This Privacy Policy was last updated on 8-26-2015
If further assistance is needed or for any questions, please contact the chapter as follows:
Assistance League of Kansas City
alkc@alkc.org
816-453-6011
6101 N Chestnut
Gladstone, MO 64119

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Assistance League® of Kansas City Non-Discrimination Policy

Assistance League of Kansas City shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disabilities, marital status, sexual orientation or military status in hiring practices and program operations.  These activities include hiring and firing of contractors, selection of vendors and provision of services.  This policy assures equal opportunities to any contractor, vendor and any recipient of the chapter’s philanthropic, charitable endeavors.
 
This Non-Discrimination Policy was last updated on 8-26-2015
 
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Client Protection Policy

 
Assistance League of Kansas City believes that every person should be treated with dignity and respect.  It is also crucial to the Assistance League of Kansas City philosophy that every reasonable effort be made to ensure that no child or adult be harmed in any way in the course of our services.  To ensure this philosophy is carried out in a consistent and comprehensive manner, Assistance League of Kansas City adopts and enacts the following policies:

  • A permission slip signed by a parent or legal guardian and participating school representative must be obtained for all children served by Operation School Bell® (elementary and middle school program).

  • For privacy reasons, personal information about recipients of any of our services may be solicited and collected by designated Assistance League of Kansas City members only.  No Assistance League of Kansas City member may disclose personal information regarding any recipient of our services absent written authorization from the recipient or, in the case of a child, the recipient’s parent or legal guardian.

  • Assistance League of Kansas City members, Community Volunteers and school representatives shall be aware that cameras will be used during the entirety of all Operation School Bell sessions.  Cameras are positioned to record all activity outside and near dressing room stalls.  These video recordings will be retained by Assistance League of Kansas City permanently. 

  • Photographs, written statements and interviews may not be used in chapter publicity or promotions absent written authorization from the client or, in the case of a child, the child’s parent or legal guardian. 

  • No Assistance League of Kansas City member or Community Volunteer shall assist children or other clients in dressing rooms.  No Assistance League of Kansas City member or Community Volunteer shall assist in situations requiring physical contact where a child or client  needs help determining the appropriate clothing size or is having difficulty dressing or undressing. 

  • Designated school or facility representatives may assist children or other clients in situations requiring physical contact where a child or other client needs help determining the appropriate clothing size or is having difficulty dressing or undressing, but should never enter a dressing room stall with a child or other client absent extraordinary circumstances. 

  • No Assistance League of Kansas City member or Community Volunteer shall take children or other clients into a restroom.  School or facility representatives may escort children or other clients to a restroom but may not enter the restroom with a child or client absent extraordinary circumstances. 

  • No Assistance League of Kansas City member, Community Volunteer, school or facility Assistance League of Kansas City shall be in a room with a child or client without a second adult present. 

  • No Assistance League of Kansas City member or Community Volunteer shall enter a client’s home at any time without the permission of the client or parent/legal guardian in the case of a child and without the presence of a second adult. In no case may a Community Volunteer enter a client’s home without an Assistance League of Kansas City member present.

  • All Assistance League of Kansas City members represent Assistance League of Kansas City and our chapter.  Therefore, members shall not provide services to clients that are not approved by the Board and the membership and described in the corresponding Program Selection Reports.

  • Under no circumstances shall an Assistance League of Kansas City member or Community Volunteer transport any recipient of our services in their personal automobile at any time, including before, during or after a philanthropic program. If you witness any adult violating the above policies or otherwise behaving inappropriately or are informed by someone that a violation or inappropriate behavior has occurred, you must report that activity immediately to the program supervising member.  The program supervising member will then report the incident to the program chairman and/or a Board member.Any violation of these policies will be documented and recorded in writing.

    This Client Protection Policy was last updated in 2013
     
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