Online Anonymity

The fundamental principles of A.A. anonymity are not changed when electronic media, such as the Internet, are used to facilitate communication among members. The name “Alcoholics Anonymous” implies both that individuals may retain the degree of privacy they wish regarding their membership in the fellowship and also that no single member speaks for the whole of A.A. at the level of press, film, radio, television or Internet. The tradition of anonymity is explained in depth in A.A. publications such as The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the pamphlet “Understanding Anonymity.” This Online Advisory Statement is intended to clarify some special situations which arise when A.A. websites are publically available on the Internet. Show More…

Your Privacy

HAI (Harrisburg Area Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous) respects the privacy of every individual who visits. This privacy statement provides notice of the standards and terms under which the Online Intergroup protects the privacy of information supplied by visitors. This privacy statement provides notice of our information collection practices and of the ways in which your information may be used. This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically to review this information.

The Information We Collect

The Online Intergroup may collect personally identifiable information in a variety of ways, including through online forms and subscriptions where visitors are invited to volunteer such information. The Online Intergroup also collects information about how visitors use our web site, for example, by tracking the number of unique views received by the pages of the web site or the search words which visitors use to find our website.

We use “cookies” to track how visitors use our web site. A cookie is a small file that a web server can store on the visitor’s computer and use to identify the visitor should they visit the web site again.

Disclosure of Information

HAI does not lend, lease, sell, or otherwise intentionally transfer visitors? personal information to any third party.

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