Privacy Policy

The Nantucket Boys and Girls Club respects your privacy and has instituted this Privacy Policy intended to ensure that your personal information is handled in a safe and responsible manner.

Personal Information

Personal information is any information that could reasonably be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a person’s name, address, e-mail address, social security number, birth date, financial account information or credit card number.  Individuals may visit the Nantucket Boys and Girls Club’s website without identifying themselves or revealing any personal information.

As a general rule, the Nantucket Boys and Girls Club does not sell, swap, rent, trade, or otherwise disclose personal information to any third party for commercial purposes.  Personal information will be used only for the purpose for which it has been requested.  If you have supplied us with your e-mail address, postal address or telephone number online, you may receive periodic e-mails, mailings and telephone calls about promotions and upcoming events.  If you do not want to receive such information from us in the future, please contact us.

Donor Privacy

We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

This policy applies to all information received by the Nantucket Boys and Girls Club, both online and offline, on any Platform (“Platform”, includes the Nantucket Boys and Girls Club website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

Credit Card Information

This website uses SSL, a secured processing, to encrypt credit card information provided as part of any online donation or purchase.  This process eliminates the risk of the decoding of that information by anyone other than the Nantucket Boys and Girls Club for the purposes of processing your order.  To check the security of your connection, look at the bottom of your browser window after accessing the server.  If you see an unbroken key or a closed lock (depending upon your browser), then the secured processing is active.  You can also verify secured processing by looking at the URL line of your browser.  When accessing a secure server, the first characters of the site address will change from “http” to “https.”


“Cookies” may be used in connection with this site. A cookie is a small amount of identifier data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. By using cookies, information is potentially collected without your express knowledge. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies but permit you to change the setting to refuse cookies or to be alerted when cookies are being sent. While refusal to accept cookies will not prevent the use of some portions of this site, other portions of this site may not function properly without cookies.

Google Analytics

We use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

Log Files

The Nantucket Boys and Girls Club may collect other information about its users that is not connected with any specific personal identity.  Our web server may record the numerical Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer being used to access the Nantucket Boys and Girls Club’s website, geographic location of visitors, information about a user’s browser and operating system, internet service provider, date and time of access, and the internet address and page which linked a user to our site.  This information is anonymous. The Nantucket Boys and Girls Club may use such information to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer and improve our website, and to generate aggregate statistical reports that analyze general user information and demographics.


This site contains links to other independently run websites, social media platforms, and services that are not controlled by the Nantucket Boys and Girls Club and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. The Nantucket Boys and Girls Club privacy practices may differ from these other sites or platforms. The Nantucket Boys and Girls Club is not responsible for the privacy policy, practices, security or content of any website linked to from this site.  This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by the library’s website.


This Privacy Policy may be updated as circumstances warrant, and we encourage you to check it from time to time.  If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or its implementation please contact us at .