Terms and Conditions

This site is owned and operated by A Voice For The Innocent. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At A Voice For The Innocent, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe. A Voice For The Innocent gathers two types of information about users:

  1. Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to participate in our storytelling platform, message board or forums, and to contact us via email, Twitter, Facebook, or other forms of communication.
  2. Information A Voice For The Innocent gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites (Google Analytics). This information allows us to better tailor our content to users needs.

A Voice for the Innocent will not divulge personal information about an individual to a third party, with the following exceptions:

  1. To comply with applicable law or valid legal process.
  2. To protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
  3. If you are under the age of 18, provide us with your personal information (name, age, home state, etc) and are still experiencing rape or abuse, we are morally obligated to make your state’s authorities aware of the situation.

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by A Voice For The Innocent. Consistent with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.

This site exists to provide emotional support to those who have experienced rape, abuse and other crimes. It is not meant to be a substitute for any kind of professional help. If you are in a crisis situation we urge to contact your local rape crisis center or health care professionals. Under no circumstances should advice on this page be considered professional or legal advice. Please seek a professional attorney if you need legal help.

A Voice For The Innocent is concerned with your privacy above all else. Any discussion of pending litigation or active court case is prohibited. Also, if your alleged perpetrator has not been charged or sued, there is the potential that the alleged perpetrator could sue you for defamation. Therefore unless the alleged perpetrator has been convicted, we strongly encourage you NOT to use actual names.