Amended October 2017.
This website Policy describes how we treat personal information on the websites where it is located. It also applies to our mobile sites and apps. This Policy describes how The HALO Trust (USA), Inc. uses information gathered on this website. To learn about how The HALO Trust uses information, please go here.
- WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM AND ABOUT YOU
We collect contact information. For example, we might collect your name and address.We might also collect your phone number or email address.
We collect demographic information. We may collect information like your age. We may also collect your zip code.
We collect payment information. For example, we collect your credit card number if you make a donation.
We collect other information. If you use our website, we may collect information about the browser you’re using or your IP address. We may also collect information to determine your device type. We might look at what site you came from, or what site you visit when you leave us.
- WE COLLECT INFORMATION IN DIFFERENT WAYS.
We collect information directly from you. For example, if you register with us or apply for a job. We also collect information when you sign up for our emails. We also collect information if you contact us.
We collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like browser cookies. We do this on our websites and in emails that we send to you. We may also do this on third-party websites. We collect information about users over time when you use this website. Third parties may also collect information in this way.
We get information about you from third parties. For example, other charities may give us information about you.
We combine information. For example, we may combine information that we have collected offline with information we collect online. Or we may combine information we get from a third party with information we already have.
- WE USE YOUR INFORMATION AS DESCRIBED HERE
We use information to respond to your requests or questions. For example, we might use your information to respond to your customer feedback.
We use information to improve our products and services. We may use your information to make our website and products better. We might use your information to customize your experience with us.
We use information for security purposes. We may use your information to protect our company and our customers. We also use information to protect our websites.
We use information to communicate with you. For example, we will communicate with you about your account or our relationship. We may contact you about your feedback. We might also contact you about this Policy or our website Terms.
We use information for marketing purposes. For example, we might provide you with information about new events or campaigns. We might also use your information to serve you ads about products and offers. We might tell you about new features or updates. These might be third party offers or products we think you might find interesting. If you register with us, we’ll enroll you in our email newsletter. To learn about your choices for these communications, read the choices section below.
We use information as otherwise permitted by law or as we may notify you.
- HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Information will be shared between The HALO Trust (USA), Inc. and The HALO Trust.
We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we share information with vendors who send emails for us. We may also share information with companies that operate our websites or facilitate donations.
We will share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests. We might share information when we are investigating potential fraud
We may share information with any successor to all or part of our operations.
We may share information for other reasons we may describe to you.
- YOU HAVE CERTAIN CHOICES ABOUT HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION
You can opt out of receiving our emails. To stop receiving marketing emails follow the instructions in any marketing email you get from us. Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, we will still send you transactional messages. These include responses to your questions.
You can control cookies and tracking tools. Your browser may give you the ability to control cookies or other tracking tools. How you do so depends on the type of tool. Certain browsers can be set to reject browser cookies. To control flash cookies, which we may use on certain websites from time to time, you can go here. Why? Because flash cookies cannot be controlled through your browser settings.
Our Do Not Track Policy: Some browsers have “do not track” features that allow you to tell a website not to track you. These features are not all uniform so we do not currently respond to those signals. If you block cookies, certain features on our sites may not work. If you block or reject cookies, not all of the tracking described here will stop. Options you select are browser and device specific.
- THESE SITES ARE NOT INTENDED FOR CHILDREN
Our sites and apps are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 without permission from a parent or guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, you can email us. You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this policy. Please mark your inquiries “COPPA Information Request.” Parents, you can learn more about how to protect children’s privacy on-line here.
- LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES
We may link to other sites or apps or have third-party services on our site that we do not control. This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of other sites. Read other companies’ privacy policies carefully. We are not responsible for these third parties. Our site may also serve third party content that contains other parties’ tracking technologies. We do not control the use of those technologies.
- HOW WE SAFEGUARD YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information. However, the Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our sites will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords.
- CONTACT US
If you have any questions about this Policy, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also write to us or call us at:
1730 Rhode Island Ave NW, Suite 403 Washington DC 20036 +1 (202) 331-1266
- WE’LL KEEP YOU INFORMED
From time to time we may change our privacy policies. We will notify you by email of any material changes to our Policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our website. Please check our site periodically for updates.