Your privacy on the Internet is of utmost importance to Hunger Task Force. This privacy statement describes Hunger Task Force’s policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the Hunger Task Force web site.
What information does Hunger Task Force collect?
Normal website usage
In general, you can browse the Hunger Task Force site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the web site that referred you to us, the files you downloaded, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.
Collection of personally identifiable information
If you register for a newsletter, sign up for Voices Against Hunger, or make a donation, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, postal address and email address. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in the Hunger Task Force database. If you are making a donation on the web, you may be asked to provide your credit card details.
What does Hunger Task Force do with the information it collects?
Normal web usage
The information gathered during general browsing of hungertaskforce.org is used to analyze trends and usage of the Hunger Task Force site and to improve the usefulness of the site. It is not connected with any personal information. However, if you have registered with Hunger Task Force in connection with any activity on the Hunger Task Force site, the information we collect about your normal web usage will be identifiable to you.
Personally identifiable information
Hunger Task Force may use the personal information you provide to:
Contact you – either in response to a query or suggestion, or to mail newsletters, documents, publications, etc. to you.
Confirm your online donation and registrations on the site.
Obtain payment for donation through the site (via credit card).
Users may request to be removed from mailing lists at any time. To review or request corrections to your personal information collected by Hunger Task Force, please contact us at [email protected].
What if I don’t want to provide personal information?
Providing personal information on the Hunger Task Force web site is optional. If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse and use the Hunger Task Force site, but you will not be able to carry out certain actions such as registering for a newsletter, signing up as a Voices Against Hunger member or donating online.
We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on the Hunger Task Force site to any third party. We take reasonable security precautions to protect the personal information that we collect and you provide to us. We use industry-accepted tools, including technology protocols, to protect against the loss, misuse and unauthorized alteration of the information we collect. We are PCI-DSS and HIPPA compliant. We also encrypt all data. Hunger Task Force helps to protect your information by working with our vendors who provide a secure and safe environment for credit card donations.
Please remember that the safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or you have chosen) a logon ID or password to access certain services or areas of the website(s), you are responsible for keeping this ID and/or password confidential. We ask that you not share such information with anyone or allow anyone to sign-in using your credentials.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to us. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures we put in place for your protection. However, Hunger Task Force assumes no responsibility for the security of information.
The Hunger Task Force site contains links to sites external to the hungertaskforce.org domain. Hunger Task Force is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.
Notification of changes
If you have any questions about the above information, please contact Hunger Task Force’s Communications & Marketing Manager, Shahree Douglas, at [email protected].
What should I know about posting on Hunger Task Force social media sites?
Digital media usage
Hunger Task Force’s social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are places for our followers to interact, engage and receive information about the organization. Hunger Task Force does not endorse or take responsibility for the accuracy or validity of information, opinions, claims, or advice shared on any social media pages by non-employee users of the page(s). Hunger Task Force strongly encourages users to respect fellow individuals the posting guidelines of each social media site, and to understand that we reserve the right to remove any postings that are: (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene; (b) fraudulent, deceptive or misleading; (c) in violation of any intellectual property right; (d) in violation of any law or regulation, (e) offensive, graphically or in tone, or (f) unrelated to the events, campaigns, advocacy or operations of Hunger Task Force or topic of the post(s).