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Statement of privacy

Youth Advocate Services is committed to safeguarding the privacy
of its website visitors; in this statement we explain how we will treat
your personal information.


Collecting personal information

Youth Advocate Services may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

  • Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);
  • Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address);
  • Information that you provide to us when using the services on our website such as the Mental Health Services Referral or Donation forms (including your name, email address, phone number, address, birth date, social security number, Medicaid / Insurance information, credit card information, etc.);
  • Information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us or send through our website (including the communication content and meta data associated with the communication); and ​
  • Any other personal information that you choose to send to us.

​Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy. 


Using your personal information

​​Personal information submitted to Youth Advocate Services through "www.yasohio.org" will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website. Youth Advocate Services may use your personal information to:

  • Administer our website and business;
  • Personalize our website for you;
  • Enable your use of the services available on our website;
  • Send communication regarding information you provided to us within the website;
  • Send you non-marketing commercial communications;
  • Send you email notifications and/or information that you have specifically requested; and/or
  • Send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter).

Youth Advocate Services will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.


Disclosing personal information

Youth Advocate Services may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. Youth Advocate Services may disclose your personal information:

  • To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • In connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and/or
  • In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

Except as provided in this policy, Youth Advocate Services will not provide your personal information to third parties.


​Retaining personal information

Personal information that Youth Advocate Services processes for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for those purposes. Youth Advocate Services will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:

  • To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • If we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
  • In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).


Security of your personal information

Youth Advocate Services will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Youth Advocate Services stores all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.


You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and Youth Advocate Services cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.


Third party websites

Youth Advocate Services' website may include hyperlinks to, and/or details of, third party websites. Youth Advocate Services has no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.


Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated. You may send updated information to jhasenbalg@yasohio.org. Please include your full name in the email. ​


Contact us

Youth Advocate Services welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Youth Advocate Services has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Youth Advocate Services at jhasenbalg@yasohio.org.​ We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

 39 years  of serving thousands of children ​& their families  throughout Franklin County and surrounding areas