Effective/Modification Date: July 7th, 2009
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, fill out the Contact Us form or make a donation. When making a donation or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card number, or similar information.
As you navigate through a website, MCHF tracks IP addresses, may use both session and persistent cookies, and assigns Internet tags. Our system also automatically gathers information about the areas you visit on our Website and collects operational information about the technology you use, such as your browser, type of computer, operating systems, and Internet service providers. We passively collect information from our Website to understand what areas of our Website are most popular, which areas may require improvement, and what technologies are being used by our visitors. This information helps us to update and improve our Website. We may also use this information for security purposes, to detect and to block security breaches and to provide you with a safe online environment.
What do we use your information for?
MCHF uses your personal information that is collected from our Website to personalize your experience and to enhance our Website. To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the donation or service requested.
The email address you provide for donations or our newsletter, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your donation and in addition to receiving occasional MCHF news and updates, etc. MCHF also will disclose any information that it is required to disclose by law or by an appropriate government authority.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order we offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our donation gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. If you have access to password-protected features, never share your password with anyone else, notify us promptly if you believe your password security has been breached, and remember to log off of our Website before you leave your computer
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Children visiting our Website
Our website and its features are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older. We will not knowingly collect information from Website visitors in this age group. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose online.
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Miami Children's Hospital Foundation
Attn: Website Administrator
3000 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, Florida 33155