Hour Children, Inc. is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Hour Children, Inc. Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Hour Children, Inc. website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. In addition, please note that Hour Children does NOT sell, trade or share any donor information (collected online or otherwise.)
Collection of your Personal Information
Hour Children, Inc. may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Hour Children, Inc. also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Hour Children, Inc.. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Hour Children, Inc. for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of Hour Children, Inc. Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Hour Children, Inc. public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Hour Children, Inc. does not read any of your private online communications.
Hour Children, Inc. encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Hour Children, Inc. so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Hour Children, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of Hour Children, Inc. and Hour Children, Inc. family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
Hour Children, Inc. may collect and use your personal information to operate Hour Children, Inc. Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Hour Children, Inc. may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Hour Children, Inc. and its affiliates. Hour Children, Inc. may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Hour Children, Inc. does not sell, rent, trade or share its donor lists to third parties. We will also not send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. Hour Children, Inc. may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Hour Children, Inc., and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Hour Children, Inc. does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Hour Children, Inc. keeps track of the Web sites and pages our visitors view within Hour Children, Inc., in order to determine what Hour Children, Inc. services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Hour Children, Inc. to visitors whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Hour Children, Inc. Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only 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 Hour Children, Inc. or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Hour Children, Inc.; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Hour Children, Inc., or the public.
Hour Children, Inc. Web site may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Hour Children, Inc. pages, or register with Hour Children, Inc. site or services, a cookie helps Hour Children, Inc. to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Hour Children, Inc. Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use Hour Children, Inc. features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Hour Children, Inc. services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Hour Children, Inc. secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Hour Children, Inc. secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
Hour Children, Inc. will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Hour Children, Inc. encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Hour Children, Inc. is protecting your information.
Hour Children, Inc. welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Hour Children, Inc. has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Hour Children, Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.