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Our Privacy Policy

Northwest Resource Associates and Oregon Adoption Resource Exchange

We guarantee that we will make every effort to maintain the confidentiality and security of any personal information you provide to us on this website. All such information is stored in a secure environment and is never used for any commercial purpose. We do not share any personal information outside of our organization, for any reason, unless you have given us specific authorization to do so.

For each visitor to this website, our server automatically recognizes your domain name. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer this website.

We also collect and store any information you might volunteer as a site visitor, such as survey information or your email address. We also collect and store your name, address and credit card information, if you are making a donation or a purchase. We use the information you voluntarily provide to us solely for its intended purpose, such as to manage and analyze survey data, to respond to your email inquiry, or to process a donation or purchase you have made.

We also receive information about and manage information for children who are waiting for adoption, families approved for adoption, and prospective adoptive families for the sole purpose of facilitating quality recruitment, data management, securing placements, and establishing permanency for foster children awaiting adoption. If a visitor to the chooses to share personal information (such as name, address, telephone number, email address, etc.) we will store that information in a secure environment and it will not be misused. At the request of the site visitor, we may share this personal information with reputable adoption agencies and/ or with a waiting child's social worker, case manager or other approved agency staff, in order to facilitate a child's placement.

This site contains links to other websites. Northwest Resource Associates and the Oregon Adoption Resource Exchange are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated privacy policy or if you have any questions about this statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with Northwest Resource Associates, please contact: Robert Hunner, Executive Director, Northwest Resource Associates, 701 5th Avenue, Suite 1230, Seattle, WA 98104 or give us a call at 800.704.9273.


It is the policy of Northwest Resource Associates that all of our employees, volunteers and clients should be free from all forms of discrimination, including harassment.

No person because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or the presence or perception of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability shall be discriminated against in any aspect of the corporation's activities.

This policy of equal opportunity, non-discrimination and non-harassment extends to NWRA's employment practices (including, but not limited to, advertising, recruitment, employment, placement, compensation, benefits, training, transfer, promotion, demotion, and termination), as well as to anyone receiving services provided by NWRA. This policy also applies to participation on committees, the Board of Directors, or as volunteers.

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