Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy

Hope Center for Children is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. Hope Center for Children has developed this Privacy Policy to help protect your personal information. The Privacy Policy discloses the information we gather on www.hopecfc.org, as well as ways in which we process and share such information and how you can correct or change such information. Except where otherwise expressly indicated herein or on this site, this Privacy Policy applies only to information collected on the site and does not apply to information collected outside the site.

The Information We Collect

Hope Center for Children 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 active. We collect the following categories of information from you:

We may receive and store any information you enter on the site or provide to us in any other way through or via the site that would allow us to identify you personally or contact you. The personally identifiable information you provide to us only will be used by Hope Center for Children in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Examples of personally identifiable information we may collect 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

We may disclose any information, including, without limitation, PII that we deem necessary, in our sole discretion and without your prior permission, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. We may also exchange information, including, without limitation, personally identifiable information, with other companies and organizations for credit fraud protection, risk reduction and related activities or to protect the rights, property or safety of Hope Center for Children, its employees or residents or others. Hope Center for Children reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information for a user who we believe is in violation of our Privacy Policy or other terms of service as posted on the Site, even without a subpoena, warrant, court order or other governmental request.

Credit Card Information

Hope Center for Children does not collect, store or otherwise maintain any credit card information from individuals who make a donation through the site. Donations, including information associated with your credit card are processed by Network for Good. The privacy policy for Network for Good may be found at networkforgood.org.

Data Security

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.

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