What Information is Collected
Information You Provide to Us: We collect the Personally Identifiable Information you choose to enter on various pages of our site, or that you may choose to give us in some other way (such as by email, physical mail, or by telephone.) For example, you will be asked to provide Personally Identifiable Information when you access or register for access to certain portions of our site or sign up for newsletters or mailings.
The categories of Personally Identifiable Information we collect are your first and last name, address, e-mail address and telephone number, but you may choose to include more personally identifiable information when you use certain services on our site. You can choose not to provide certain information, but you may not be able to take advantage of our services and features.
Automatic Information: When you visit a website, you disclose certain information, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and the time of your visit. This site, like many other sites, records this basic information about visits to our site.
Cookies: Cookies are pieces of information that are transferred to your computer from a web server.
Most browsers are set up to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to have your browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or you can change your settings to refuse to accept cookies.
How and When the Information is Used. The information we collect is used for administering our nonprofit business activities as follows: (a) Provided to our software provider to process your donation. Or your sponsorship information is stored in our online database to track your activity and progress of your sponsored student(s). We do not use this information for marketing purposes or to add you to unsolicited mailing lists.
How We Protect Your Information. The privacy and protection of your information is important to us. We do not allow any other entity access to your information
Who Has Access to the Information. Information about our supporters are important to us. Access to your information is never provided to third parties. We may disclose your information in response to a court order and we may disclose your information when we believe we are required to do so by law. Please note we may not provide you with notice prior to disclosure.
Methods We Use to Protect Your Information. We follow Data Protection Guidelines to protect the confidentiality of your personal information. In addition, our business practices are reviewed periodically for compliance with policies and procedures governing the security and confidentiality of our information. Our business practices limit employee access to confidential information and limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorized persons.
How You Can Access Your Information. You can request access to all your personally identifiable information maintained by us by sending an e-mail to us at the address listed below. Upon request we offer you the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in your personally identifiable information. You can have this information corrected by sending us an e-mail at the address listed below.