Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, HDF may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
If you donate to HDF’s programs and services through your credit or debit card, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when donating to HDF programs and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
HDF collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. HDF may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of programs and services available from HDF and/or its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
HDF does not sell, rent or lease its donor lists to third parties. HDF may share data with trusted partner organizations to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide donor support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to HDF, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. HDF may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on HDF or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of HDF; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of HDF, or the public.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by HDF. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the HDF website.
Security of your Personal Information
HDF secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. HDF uses the following methods for this purpose: When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Children Under Thirteen
HDF does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
From time to time, HDF may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from HDF, users may opt out of such communications by replying "STOP" in subject line or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to this Statement
HDF welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that HDF has not adhered to this Statement, please contact HDF at:HUMAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION OF NORTH AMERICA