Privacy Policy

Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. Privacy Policy

The privacy of your personal information is very important to us. As such, Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc., Inc. ("Center of Hope (Haiti), presents this statement to give our users a clear understanding of how we operate our Web site and how we handle your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns relating to privacy or security, please send an email to info@centerofhope-haiti.org. Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. may modify this statement at any time, and, if we do, we will notify our users that we have done so.


What Information We Collect
When you visit and navigate our Web site, we will not collect personal information about you unless you provide us that information voluntarily. By "personal information," we mean data that is unique to an individual, such as a name, address, email address, telephone number or credit card related information.

When you register for any service or feature on our site, we require the following personal information: email address and first and last name. We may also ask you to select a personal user name and password. In addition, we request that you provide additional information, such as gender, telephone number, street address, city, state, zip code and country. If you register for any service under which Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. will process payments made by you, then we may require certain financial information (such as the name on the credit card, credit card number and expiration date).

Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. does not collect information posted in any discussion or chat areas on our site.


How We Use Information
Because we consider any personal information you give us as confidential, except in the limited circumstances described below, Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. uses information collected from you in aggregate form only. In other words, we combine the information with data collected from other individuals to produce anonymous, aggregated statistical information. We collect and use demographic information in order to improve the products and services we offer, to conduct market research, to generate profiles and reports, and to improve the overall experience of our site. We also may share this anonymous, aggregated information -- which does not identify individuals -- with partners, advertisers or other third parties.That said, except as described below, Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. will not disclose to third parties any identifying personal information gathered from you (including your email address) unless (1) we tell you how your information will be used and you give Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. specific permission to share this information or (2) Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. is required to disclose such information by any applicable law or legal process (like a subpoena or court order). Finally, as a general matter, Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. may contact registered users with promotions or special offers related to products or services. Users may unsubscribe from receiving such information at any time.


Security

Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. utilizes generally-accepted security measures (such as encryption) to protect against the misuse or unauthorized disclosure of any personal information you submit to us. However, like other Internet sites, we cannot guarantee that it is completely secure from people who might attempt to evade security measures or intercept transmissions over the Internet.


Updating Information and Opting-Out

If you no longer wish to receive communications from Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc., you may email us at info at centerofhope-haiti.org or click on the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any email sent to you by Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc.

You should know that opting-out or unsubscribing from our site does not delete the personal information from our system that may exist in backup or disaster-recovery files.


Cookies

Cookies are pieces of data stored on your computer's hard drive by a Web site. Cookies are an industry standard and used by most major Web sites to improve their services.

Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. uses cookies for user convenience. The cookie will tell our system certain information so you don't have to fill in the same information each time you visit us. However, Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. does not store this information. Our site can only read the cookies placed on your computer by us. We cannot access any information on your hard drive placed there by you or any other source.

Cookies also may be used by Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. on an aggregate basis to track site navigation. This information is not traceable to an individual user.

The cookie feature can be turned off on your browser. For more information on turning off the cookie feature, consult your browser "Help" section. If you choose to turn off cookies, you can still access all areas of our site. However, you might have to "refuse" a cookie each time you encounter one searching our site.


IP Addresses

An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider whenever you access the Internet. This number may be the same each time you access the Internet or it may change. Like other Internet sites, Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. uses IP addresses to collect aggregate information about numbers of visitors and site usage. The address is logged on our server when your computer requests information from Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc.. However, to allow users to access our site anonymously, your IP address is not linked with personal information about you. However, Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. reserves the right, in rare instances, to use IP addresses to identify individuals who threaten our site, service or users.


Children

We ask that only individuals who are over the age of 18 register on our site. If we learn that we inadvertently have collected identifying personal information from an individual under the age of 18, we will promptly delete that information from our system.


Other Web Sites

This privacy statement applies only as long as you remain on the Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. Web site. Once you leave Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. to visit another site, we have no control over your privacy or security issues even if you reached the other site by clicking on a link within Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc..