Privacy & Security

Privacy & Security: Our Public Policy



Amethyst has created this Privacy and Security Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our Web site. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Web site located at the URL



What Information We Collect

We collect personal information directly from you for reasons that are discussed in our privacy policy.  We may be required to collect some personal information by law or by organizations that give us money to operate this program.  Other personal information that we collect is important to run our programs, to improve services for homeless individuals, and to better understand the needs of homeless individuals. 


Users can visit without revealing any information about themselves. If the user chooses to give us information for the purposes of correspondence, processing a donation or subscribing to a publication, then it is our intent to let you know how we will use such information. If users tell us that they do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact, we will respect those wishes.



Internet Protocol

We do keep track of the domains from which people visit us. We analyze this data for trends, insights and statistics. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.



Use of "Cookies"

Our Site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.


Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them. 



Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact: 


455 East Mound Street
Columbus, OH 43215


Or you can email Caroline Reed at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .



Amethyst reserves the right to change this User Agreement at any time without notice.



Download Our Privacy and Security Policies


Amethyst Privacy Policy 


FY2015 Agency Privacy Policy  Amethyst Clients (Residents and Families): Click to view the CSP Privacy Posting/Notice


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