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Web Site Privacy Policies

Turning Point Homeless Shelter of Steuben County, Inc.

recognizes that respecting user privacy over the Internet is of utmost importance. This privacy statement is designed to provide information about the privacy and data collection practices for the site: www.turningpointsteuben.org. The Site is operated by Turning Point Homeless Shelter of Steuben County, Inc.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact our Executive Director, Shannon Thomas at 206-665-9191.
Email Shannon at
director@turningpointsteuben.org or Send questions or comments by postal mail to:

  • Turning Point Shelter of Steuben County, Inc.
  • 600 Williams Street
  • Angola, Indiana 46703
  • Phone: (260) 665-9191
  • Fax: (260) 319-4375

Identifying Information. In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are or providing any information about yourself. In some areas of the Site, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to answer your questions and to follow up with you.

Generally, Turning Point Shelter requests identifying information when you:

  • Request information about our Shelter and what we can do to assist you.

In these instances, Turning Point Shelter will ask for your name, address and e-mail address information needed to provide you with a reply. In all instances, if you receive a newsletter or other mailing from us, you will always be able to "unsubscribe" to these mailings at any time.

What Turning Point Shelter Will Do With Your Information. If you choose to give us personal information for any of the purposes above, this information is retained by Turning Point Shelter and will only be used by Turning Point Shelter to support your relationship with us. We will not add you to a mailing list, or newsletter without your registration for this service. We will only contact you if further information is required from you.

What Others May Do With Your Information. Turning Point Shelter does not share, rent, or sell any personally identifying information provided through our Site (such as your name or email address) to any outside organization for use in its marketing or solicitations.

Third Party Links

Our website, www.turningpointsteuben.org, does provide links to other sites. Other Internet sites and services have separate privacy and data collection practices. Once you leave www.turningpointsteuben.org, Turning Point Shelter cannot control, and has no responsibility for, the privacy policies or data collection activities at another site.


It may be possible at times, we will use a feature on your web browser to send your computer a "cookie". We do not use cookies to retrieve any personal information from your computer. We only use cookies to learn ways to enhance our Sites, and to give you better, more personalized service while in our web site. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is sent. However, some functions of the Sites will not function if you refuse cookies. These areas of our web site will have information posted about cookies, and when a cookie will be uploaded to your computer.

Children's Privacy Protection

Turning Point Shelter is sensitive to the heightened need to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13. The vast majority of the material on our web site is not intended for children and is not targeted to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect data from children and, if we learn that we have received personal data from a child, we will remove this information from our database.

Changes to this Policy

Turning Point Shelter may from time to time revise its privacy policy. You should therefore periodically visit this page, so you are aware of any such revisions. We will not, however, use your existing information in a manner not previously disclosed. You will be advised and have the opportunity to opt out of any new use of your information.
Contacting Us. If you have any questions about our privacy policy and/or the practices of our web site, you can write to:

  • Turning Point Homeless Shelter of Steuben County, Inc.
  • 600 Williams Street
  • Angola, Indiana 46703
  • Phone: (260) 665-9191
  • Fax: (260) 319-4375