The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund (“The Relief Fund”) is committed to protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information (herein “personal information”) that You may provide to The Relief Fund via this website. We maintain safeguards to store and secure Your personally information. The safeguards may be physical, electronic or procedural. This document describes how the Relief Fund collects data via this website to process donations that You make and how the Relief Fund uses this information.
I. Collection of Personal Information: The Relief Fund collects, maintains and uses the personal information You provide via this website to process donations that You make. In most cases, this includes Your full name, mailing address, email address, donation amount, credit card information, and other data elements reflected on the website’s data entry screens (collectively "Your Personal Information").
II. Use of Personal Information: Typically, The Relief Fund will use Your Personal Information to identify You and to process any donation that You elect to make to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Your Personal Information also may be used to help The Relief Fund analyze the browsing patterns of its website visitors in order to improve the content and design of the website. The Relief Fund reserves the right to use any and all information gathered, including, without limitation, Your Personal Information, to support internal investigations or other enforcement proceedings.
III. Disclosure of Personal Information: The Relief Fund will only disclose Your Personal Information to a third party if authorized by You, or when permitted or required by law. The Relief Fund does not collect personal information for commercial marketing purposes. Your Personal Information will not be sold to any third parties, nor will such information be added to bulk emailing lists.
IV. Retention of Personal Information: Your Personal Information will be retained only as long as is necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes mentioned above.
V. Security of Personal Information: Your Personal Information is protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Controls are in place to restrict access to Your Personal Information. The Relief Fund will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that Your credit card information remains confidential, and is available only to personnel who have a need to know such information. The Relief Fund secure server encrypts Your credit card information so that it cannot be read and understood as the information travels over the Internet.
VI. Other Information Collected and Stored During Your Visit: As with other websites, this website reserves the right to utilize a standard technology called "cookies" and web server logs to collect information about how this website is used.
(a) Cookies: This website may distribute a small file to Your computer, called a "cookie". This cookie has a purely technical purpose. It is created only after You have signed into the website and is used to track information between You and the application. No personal information is collected.
(c) Web Server Logs: Each time You visit this website to browse, read pages, or download Data, or search results, The Relief Fund may collect and store certain information about Your visit, including but not limited to: (i) The web pages or services accessed; (ii) The date and time of the visit; (iii) The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used;. and (iv) The type of browser and operating system. The Web Server Log information is used for purposes such as assessing system performance, improving web services, website management and for website security purposes. The Relief Fund does not use this information to determine Your identity unless required to do so as part of an internal investigation or other enforcement purpose.
VII. Security: For site security purposes and to ensure that this website remains available to all users, The Relief Fund reserves the right to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or Data or change information, the Database or Data on this website are strictly prohibited and may be punishable. Information collected may be used as part of an internal investigation or other enforcement purpose. Except for these authorized enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.
IX. Third Party Links: This website may contain links to other websites over which The Relief Fund has no control. This privacy statement applies only to those sites which display this privacy statement. You should carefully examine the privacy statements of those other websites. Personal information that you choose to provide to other websites will be subject to the privacy policies of those websites.
X. Privacy Questions or Concerns: If you have questions or concerns about this privacy statement, please contact The Relief Fund at firstname.lastname@example.org .