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Our Commitment to your Privacy and Security
Information Collection and Use
The New England Center for Homeless Veterans requests information from you at various points on our Website. You are under no obligation to enter any information on our Website however, in order to participate in some of the services we offer at The New England Center for Homeless Veterans, such information collection is necessary. Below is a brief summary of the information we typically collect from you and how it is used.. We will update this policy as changes occur.
When you become a volunteer for The New England Center for Homeless Veterans, we ask you to provide us with your name, telephone number, physical address, e-mail address, and emergency contact. We use this information to populate our volunteer database and to contact you in connection with volunteer activities. Volunteers are critical to The New England Center for Homeless Veterans success. In order that all of our volunteers know what we’re doing, we send updates on our activities and events. These updates include our newsletter. If you are receiving electronic communications from The New England Center for Homeless Veterans and you decide at any time that you no longer wish to hear from us, each communication will contain instructions to “unsubscribe” from our mailing list.
When you give a financial donation to The New England Center for Homeless Veterans, we ask that you provide us with your name, telephone number, mailing address, e-mail address and credit card information. We use a secure third party to process your donation.
When you subscribe to receive our newsletter, we ask you for your
name, e-mail address and mailing address, which we will use to send you the newsletter. You may unsubscribe from our newsletter mailing list at any time by going to News and Events/Newsletter and following the instructions on that site.
Cookies and Computer Information
When you access our home page, our Web site will set a cookie on your computer that is used to detect whether your browser is capable of displaying Flash images. If you do not have cookies enabled on your browser, it will not be set. If Flash is not installed on your computer, certain portions of our Web site will not be displayed to you properly. We collect the following information about your computer configuration: browser type, operating system, IP address and the URL of the Web page you were on just prior to visiting The New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans. We use this information to analyze usage trends, administer the site, and track our users’ movements across our site for aggregate use. This information will not reveal, nor is it associated with your personal identity.
The New England Center for Homeless Veterans will not share donor names and addresses with any parties not affiliated with us. We use outside banking facilities to process many of our charitable donations. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing us with those services. Prior to giving a donation online, you will have an opportunity to review that company’s privacy and security policy.
Other Uses and Disclosures of Information
Although unlikely, The New England Center for Homeless Veterans may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide personal information about our users. We will provide this information, to the extent technically possible, upon request and receipt of the appropriate documentation. Disclosure may also occur if we consider it necessary to protect our legal rights, or if the information relates to actual or threatened harmful conduct.
Access and the Ability to Correct Your Information
The New England Center for Homeless Veterans stores the information you provide, upon registration, at our site and for our various services in our database. If your information changes (such as your e-mail address or zip code), or if you no longer desire to volunteer or receive our newsletters, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to change your information.
Notification of Changes
The New England Center for Homeless Veterans operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewalls and password protection systems. Only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our supporters. Any other particularly sensitive information, such as a donor’s credit card number, is also encrypted prior to transmission.
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