OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The Hope Center for Children website is intended to provide information and a positive donor experience without requiring you to submit any more personally identifiable information than necessary to use the site effectively. We do not require you to register or submit personally identifiable information when you visit the site. Some activities on the site can be performed without providing personally identifiable information. When we ask you for personally identifiable information, for instance, make a donation, we will not require anyone to disclose more than we believe is reasonably necessary to participate in the activity. We collect the following categories of information from you:
- Information you provide about yourself when you send us an email or contact us
- Information you provide about yourself anywhere on the site
HOW WE USE INFORMATION
When you provide us with your personally identifiable information, we may use such information for a number of purposes, including:
- To facilitate communicate between Hope Center for Children and you, including, without limitation, responding to your questions or comments or sending emails concerning our programs
- To process donations
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
Hope Center for Children may give, share, sell or trade your personally identifiable information to or with any third parties under the following circumstances:
- Fulfillment of Services
We may retain other companies and individuals to perform certain functions on our behalf.
Examples include, but are not limited to, companies and individuals who: (i) process donations; (ii) conduct surveys; (iii) provide customer support, web hosting, internet service, and data analysis. Such third parties may be provided with access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their functions but may not use such information for any other purpose.
- Compliance with Law and Fraud Protection
CREDIT CARD INFORMATION
We maintain a variety of commercially reasonable safeguards designed to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access and disclosure. For example, we use industry accepted tools and techniques to protect against unauthorized access to our systems.
You should be aware, however, that Hope Center for Children has no control over the security of other websites on the internet that you might visit even when a link may appear to those websites from our Site. If you share your computer or use a computer that is accessed by the general public, remember to sign off and close your browser window when you have finished your session. This will help to ensure that others cannot access your personally identifiable information.
We want you to feel confident using the site. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take commercially reasonable steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal private information, searches or other communications always will remain secure. In the event of a breach of the confidentiality or security of your personal private information, we will notify you if reasonably possible and as reasonably necessary so that you can take appropriate protective steps. We may notify you under such circumstances using the email address(es) we have on record for you.
The Site is not intended for persons under the age of 13. Hope Center for Children does not knowingly collect information from any person under the age of 13. If Hope Center for Children becomes aware that any person submitting information to the Site is under the age of 13, we will attempt to delete the account and any related information as soon as possible. We require that only persons 13 years of age or older use the site. By using the site, you hereby represent that you are at least 13 years old.