Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is for the purpose of advising visitors of and to the humancoalition.org website (the “Site”) of the measures adopted by Human Coalition, Inc. (“HC”) to protect the privacy of visitors, including the use and disposition of certain personal information submitted by visitors. It is important that each visitor reads this Privacy Policy carefully, as it, in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions applicable to the Site, applies to each visitor’s access to and use of the Site and any content thereon.

By accessing and/or using the Site and any content, each visitor (1) acknowledges that he or she has read and understands this Privacy Policy, and (2) acknowledges, understands, consents, and agrees that all of his or her use of and access to the Site and the content is subject to this Privacy Policy, as may be amended, supplemented, updated, altered, revised, or otherwise modified from time to time, in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions.

  1. ANTI-SPAM POLICY

HC is committed to helping fight unwanted email (“spam”). If You have received spam from a made-up (i.e., “spoofed”) Human Coalition email address, it did not originate from HC, nor would HC have anything to do with any such e-mail . If You think You received spam originating from HC, please contact HC by sending an email to contact@humancoalition.org and HC will research to see if it is from a legitimate email user, and take appropriate action if necessary.

  1. AWARENESS

HC provides this online privacy policy to inform You of the way Your information is collected and used as well as to make You aware of HC’s security practices. HC will also provide You with the opportunity to remove Your name from our email mailing list, if You desire to do so.

  1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Ways in which HC collects information from visitors on the Site may include, without limitation:

(a) From online requests for information (i.e. e-mail newsletters, contact forms, etc.);

(b) From online requests for materials or orders from HC;

(c) From online donations made to HC on and through the Site; and

(c) From user-submitted information for possible inclusion on the Site (i.e. testimonies).

The information HC collects online may include name, address, city, state, ZIP/postal code, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card or other payment information (other than name, address, and contact information), and any written information You provide (collectively, “User Information”). In order to continuously improve HC’s service to You and tailor HC’s future communications to You, HC may also ask You to provide HC with information regarding your demographics, comments, professional interests, and contact preferences. As more particularly stated in Section 8 of this Privacy Policy, HC uses “cookies” to collect and store browsing data related to a visitor’s visit to the Site, which may include sending one or more cookies to the visitor’s device. Notwithstanding the foregoing with respect to personally identifiable information, HC may permit third party data repositories to collect a visitor’s browsing data related to the visitor’s visit to the Site, who may in turn sell such browsing data to other third party entities. The browsing data obtained from the Site for a visitor will not itself be or contain personally identifiable information of such visitor.

  1. HOW USER INFORMATION IS USED

HC uses Your User Information to understand Your needs and provide You with better online donor or customer service. HC may use Your User Information to complete a transaction or to personalize HC’s Site for You. HC may also use this User Information to update You on projects and activities. Credit card numbers or other payment information are used only for payment processing and are not retained for any other purposes. HC may periodically send You e-mail announcing news. If You choose to supply Your postal address in an online form, You may receive mailings from HC, as well. HC provides You the opportunity to remove Your name from HC’s email mailing list, if You desire to do so (see Section 12 of this Privacy Policy).

  1. TO WHOM WE MAY DISCLOSE USER INFORMATION

We may disclose Your User Information:

(a) To affiliated companies, organizations, or entities (HC will not share credit card or other payment information without Your consent);

(b) To like-minded organizations, including, without limitation, those that are committed to share pro-life values (HC will not share credit card or other payment information without Your consent);

(c) To third parties who perform services or functions for or on behalf of HC in connection with the management, operation, and maintenance of the Site as may be necessary; provided, however, that any such third parties are either subject to contractual confidentiality obligations or maintain their own privacy policies;

(d) To (i) satisfy requirements imposed under applicable laws, rules, regulations, ordinances, or any enforceable judicial or governmental demands, subpoenas, summons, orders, or decrees, (ii) enforce the Terms and Conditions, or (iii) investigate violations of the Terms and Conditions;

(e) In furtherance of the pursuit or defense of an actual or threatened legal proceeding and the claims and assertions made therein, whether asserted by or against HC, provided such disclosure is limited to only that which is reasonably necessary to further HC’s pursuit or defense of such claims and proceedings, as the case may be, and provided further that HC takes reasonable precautions to attempt to ensure the information disclosed does not become a matter of public record (though HC shall not be liable or responsible if, having taken such reasonable precautions, such information does become a matter of public record); or

(f) You have otherwise provided consent to such disclosure;

  1. SECURITY

HC is committed to ensuring the security of Your personally identifiable information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the proper use of information, HC has established and implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the personally identifiable information HC collects online. However, the communication of information over the Internet, whether sent or received, is generally not secure. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Privacy Policy or the Terms and Conditions of Use, and in no way expanding the scope of privacy protections that may be set forth herein, HC cannot, and does not, warrant or guarantee the confidentiality or security of any information in the transmission thereof to or from the Site.

 

  1. USER SUBMITTED INFORMATION ON PUBLIC SITE FORUMS.

User Communications (as defined in the Terms and Conditions), including but not limited to personally identifiable information, voluntarily submitted, posted, linked to, displayed, or used on any publicly viewable or accessible areas of the Site does not enjoy any expectation of privacy and is not protected by or under this Privacy Policy or any measures implemented by HC to protect the personal information of the visitors to the Site. Thus, such User Communications are subject to activities of third parties that are beyond the control of HC, which may include, without limitation, collection and use by third parties resulting in unsolicited communications. HC is in no way responsible or liable for the discoverability, collection, or use of such User Communications by third parties.

 

  1. COOKIES

From time to time, HC may send a “cookie” to Your computer. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on Your computer’s hard drive. A cookie can’t read data off Your hard drive or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage Your system. HC uses cookies to recognize You when You return to the Site, or to identify which areas of the Site You have visited. HC may use this information to better personalize the content You see on our sites.

 

Many Websites place cookies on Your hard drive. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of Your browser. Your browser can refuse all cookies, or show You when a cookie is being sent. If You choose not to accept these cookies, Your experience at the Site and other websites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

 

  1. GOOGLE ANALYTICS.

HC uses Google Analytics to better understand how visitors to the Site interact therewith and, thus, provide HC with information beneficial for the improvement and enhancement of the Site. HC only allows Google to use non-personally identifiable data obtained from a visitor’s usage of the Site. A visitor can read the privacy policy for Google by going to https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. A visitor can choose not to have his or her data collected by Google Analytics by downloading the opt-out browser add-on.

 

  1. CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY

We are concerned about the privacy of young children and do not knowingly collect, store, use, or disclose any personal information from a child under 13. In the event HC discovers that it has collected personal information of a child under the age of 13, including without limitation the full name, home address, e-mail address, telephone number, or any other information that would allow someone to identify or contact the child, HC will either (a) block such child from providing personal information and delete the personal information obtained from such child, or (b) seek to obtain consent from the parents of such child for the collection, storage, use, and disclosure of such child’s personal information.

 

To read more about online safety and how to become more involved with Your child’s online experience, visit the Federal Trade Commission Web site. You may also benefit from the information and resources available on ProtectKids.com.

 

  1. LINKS TO OUTSIDE SITES

The Site may contain links to third party websites that are not owned, managed, operated, or otherwise controlled by HC. These links are provided solely as a convenience to You, and HC does not make any endorsement or recommendation of or regarding any linked third party website or the content thereof; nor does such linking indicate any affiliation or sponsorship by HC of any such third-party website. Similarly, if a third party provides a link to the Site, it does not necessarily reflect a relationship with such third party. Your access to and usage of any linked third party website and/or the content thereof is solely at Your own risk. HC assumes no liability for your access or usage of any linked third party website and/or the content thereof. Your access to and usage of any linked third party website and/or the content thereof is subject to the privacy policy of and for such linked third party website.

 

  1. REMOVING YOUR NAME FROM OUR EMAIL LIST

HC provides You the opportunity to remove Your name from HC’s email mailing lists so that You do not receive any future communications from HC. To remove Your name from an e-mail newsletter You received from HC, click the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the newsletter You received, and follow the directions to change Your newsletter preferences or be removed entirely.

 

Note that certain third parties may also store Your email address as part of their user profile, ordering, or communications process. If You have registered on sections of HC or other such programs originating from HC, You will need to edit your profile and email information directly with these separate companies.

 

  1. MODIFICATION OF PRIVACY POLICY.

HC reserves the right to amend, supplement, update, alter, revise, or otherwise modify this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. Any such amended, supplemented, updated, altered, revised, or modified Privacy Policy shall be binding and immediately effective upon the posting thereof to the Site. Your continued access and use of the Site upon the posting of any amended, supplemented, updated, altered, revised, or modified Privacy Policy constitutes Your acknowledgment, acceptance, and agreement thereto and to be bound thereby. You are responsible for regularly reviewing this Privacy Policy for any amendment, supplement, update, alteration, revision or other modification.

 

  1. HEADINGS AND CAPTIONS.

The headings and captions used in this Privacy Policy are for convenience only and shall not limit, expand, affect, alter, or otherwise modify the meaning of any text.

 

  1. HOW TO CONTACT HC.

If a visitor has any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, or requests for additional information with respect thereto, he or she should contact HC via the Contact page of this Site.

 

Copyright 2016, Human Coalition, Inc.

Last updated 8/31/15