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Children's Health Fund Privacy Policy

Last Updated:  March 28, 2016

Children's Health Fund Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how the Children’s Health Fund (“CHF,” “we,” “us”) may collect, use, share, and safeguard information on childrenshealthfund.org, mobile websites, microsites, mobile applications, social media sites, and any other digital services and platforms officially operated or used by CHF from time to time (the “Sites” or “Services”).  

I. Changes to the Privacy Policy

As CHF and its affiliates’ services and products change from time to time, this Privacy Policy is expected to change as well.  We reserve the right to amend the Privacy Policy at any time, for any reason.  The date of the last revision to the Privacy Policy will be indicated by the "Last updated" date at the bottom of this page.

II. Information We Collect

1. Personally Identifiable Information: We may collect information (whether online, by phone, or by paper) that identifies you (“Personally Identifiable Information”) when you: provide such information on our Sites, apply or register for CHF events, or otherwise interact with CHF, including, but not limited to, making a donation, registering for an CHF event or program, or purchasing CHF products or services. The types of Personally Identifiable Information collected may include your name, address, phone number, birth date, billing and delivery information, Email address, credit card, or other financial account information.  CHF may also receive Personally Identifiable Information of individuals who are referred by acquaintances of businesses.

2. Non-Personal Data: As you interact with our Sites, we may also collect information about your browsing history or certain other information that is not Personally Identifiable Information through your use of and visits to the Sites and our use of a variety of technologies, including, but not limited to, cookies, tags, beacons, Internet Protocol (IP) address , and other tools.  "Cookies" are pieces of code/text placed on your computer when you browse our Sites. Cookies may be placed by us or third party partners.  “Tags” and web beacons refer to code scripts that are used primarily to track visitors’ activities on our Sites by web analytics software.

The types of non-personal data collected on our Sites through these, and other tools as CHF may add from time to time, may include: the search terms you used, new or returning user, browser information, computer type, operating system, internet service providers, website usage, referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, number of clicks, etc.  Additionally, cookies, tags and other tools placed by third parties may collect other information about you and your visits to Sites and elsewhere on the Internet.

III. How We Use and Share Personally Identifiable Information

Once collected, we may use your Personally Identifiable Information in a variety of ways including, but not limited to:

  • Provide communications such as CHF activities, advocacy reminders, donation and order confirmations, event registrations, annual reports, and customer service messages
  • Respond to your emails or online requests for products, services, or information
  • Deliver and process surveys
  • Personalize and improve the usability of the Sites
  • Fulfill and/or deliver CHF products and services
  • Publish donation information in our Annual Report
  • Tailor content, for you
  • Share with third parties as required by law or to protect CHF as described below
  • Share your email address as permitted under CHF Email Policy as described below

Sharing Your Personally Identifiable Information to Fulfill Service Requests and Perform Business Functions.  When fulfilling service requests initiated by you, we may share your Personally Identifiable Information with certain third parties to fulfill the requests.  We may also share such information with service providers that perform business functions for us.  For example, CHF occasionally hires other companies to provide limited services on our behalf including, but not limited to, packaging, mailing and delivering promotional items, managing events, answering user questions about products or services, consulting services, data modeling, printing, sending postal mail, and processing event registrations.  In such cases, CHF may share your Personally Identifiable Information.  

Sharing Your Personally Identifiable Information When Legally Necessary or to Protect CHF’s Interests.  CHF may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process served on CHF; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CHF; or (c) protect the personal safety of CHF personnel or members of the public in appropriate circumstances. In addition, if CHF and/or its assets (or a portion of its assets) are sold, assigned, transferred, or merged, information may be transferred as part of that transaction or change. 

Sharing Your Email Address Pursuant to CHF Policy.  Your e-mail address will only be used by CHF and its entities.  We do not sell or rent e-mail addresses to anyone outside of CHF.  CHF will also not share e-mail addresses to unrelated third parties, affiliates, or CHF members.  CHF may also share your Email address with third parties to enable CHF to take security measures to help protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data.  Finally, CHF may share Email addresses with third parties as necessary for CHF to perform certain services on our behalf, such as packaging, mailing, and delivering products, processing event registrations, and to respond to your service requests.  

IV. How to Manage the Sharing of Your Personally Identifiable Information

You can manage your profile and e-mail preferences, including opting out of e-mail by contacting us at webmaster@chfund.org, or by writing to us at the address, below:

CHILDREN’S HEALTH FUND
Attention: Webmaster
215 W. 125th Street, Suite 301
New York, NY 10027

V. How We May Use and Share Non-Personal Data

With various software tools, we may collect Non-Personal Data to improve the usability of our Sites/Services and for other business reasons.  We may share the Non-Personal Data we collect with third parties or permit third parties to place tools like cookies, tags, and web beacons, to collect additional Non-Personal Data when you browse our Sites.  We or other third party companies may then use the Non-Personal Data to provide targeted services or content to you.  We do not share Personally Identifiable Information with third parties with whom we share your Non-Personal Data.  

How You Can Manage the Collection of Non-Personal Data.  If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to decline the use of cookies.  To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, please visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.  If you choose to decline cookies, some or all of the features, functionality and promotions available through the Site may not be available to you. 

VI. Children

We do not knowingly collect personal data online from or market online to children under the age of 13.

VII. Information Security

 CHF implements commercially reasonable security measures to help protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data.  All online donation and financial transactions are protected by Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption.  Except for sharing of information as set forth in this Privacy Policy, we restrict access to personal information to those who may need to know that information in order to operate, develop, or improve our services. These individuals or partner organizations are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, and despite our efforts, CHF cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, or to or from our online products or services. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, by contacting us online at webmaster@chfund.org or by writing to us at:

CHILDREN’S HEALTH FUND
Attention: Webmaster
215 W. 125th Street, Suite 301
New York, NY 10027

VIII. User ID and Password

Certain areas of the Sites may require the use of a user ID, email address, or password as an additional security measure that helps protect your information.  To help you protect your privacy, CHF Sites have tools to help you log in and log out.

IX. Linking to Other Internet Sites

You should be aware that other Internet sites that are linked from the Sites or from an CHF email message may contain privacy provisions that differ from the provisions of this Privacy Policy. To ensure your privacy is protected, we recommend that you review the privacy statements of these other linked sites, applications, or other digital platforms.

X. How You Can Access and Change Information

You may review and update/correct your information directly on CHF’s website, childrenshealthfund.org, by contacting us through e-mail at webmaster@chfund.org, or by writing to us at:

CHILDREN’S HEALTH FUND
Attention: Webmaster
215 W. 125th Street, Suite 301
New York, NY 10027

Last revised: March 28, 2016