About Care for the Homeless

Care for the Homeless Website Privacy Policy

This site is owned and operated by Care for the Homeless. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Care for the Homeless, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.

Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.

1. Electronic newsletters policy (E-Letters)
Care for the Homeless offers a free electronic newsletter to agency contacts and to users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter that points users to the subscription management page.

2. "E-mail this to a friend" policy
Our site users can choose to forward its E-Letters electronically by using "e-mail this to a friend". The user must provide their email address, as well as that of the recipient. This information is used only in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any other purpose.

3. Children
Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), Care for the Homeless does not knowingly collect or request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. In addition, no part of our site is designed with the purpose of attracting any person under age 13.

4. Usage tracking
Care for the Homeless tracks user traffic patterns on its website. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Care for the Homeless does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser).

Care for the Homeless sometimes tracks and catalogs the search terms that users enter in any search engine, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall.

5. Sharing Information
Care for the Homeless does not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.

6. Opt-Out Policy
Care for the Homeless gives users the option not to register to receive our electronic newsletters.