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Privacy Policy

Please carefully review the following Privacy Policy before using the Hunger Network’s website. Please note that this Policy only addresses the Hunger Network’s privacy practice concerning information collected from the Website and does not apply to information that may have been collected about you elsewhere. The Hunger Network appreciates your support and your willingness to visit the website.

Information the Hunger network Collects:

The Hunger Network respects your privacy as an online guest, and the Hunger Network will not collect any Personal Information, as is hereinafter defined, about you while you are here except as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

The Hunger Network collects information in several ways from different parts of this Website. The Hunger Network may collect information that identifies you specifically (“Personal Information”) in many ways including, but not limited to, when you register with this Website, sign up to receive emails or newsletters from the Hunger Network, purchase tickets to the Hunger Network’s events, or make donations to the Hunger Network. Personal Information includes, but is not limited to, your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit and debit card numbers, and any other information that you use to identify yourself. The Hunger Network also may ask you for Personal Information at other times, such as when you ask a question or report a problem with this Website.

If you contact the Hunger Network, a record may be kept of that session or correspondence, including a record of your e-mail address. The Hunger Network may also occasionally ask users to complete surveys for research purposes. There also may be services on this website that require you to fill out an online form or send the Hunger Network an email message in order to utilize these services. The Hunger Network may collect any information that you provide in such circumstances, including any Personal Information, and may maintain that information in a database.

The Hunger Network may ask you for identifying and personal information to:

• Use for the purpose for which you specifically provided the Personal Information.
• Invite you to receive periodic email updates or newsletters about the Hunger Network’s progress: When you accept, or “opt in,” The Hunger Network may ask you to give HN your email address and/or respond to some questions that help tailor the Hunger Network’s information to your interests. You can “opt out” of receiving these periodic updates or newsletters at any time by contacting help@hungernetwork.org
• Process any online donations you make to the Hunger Network
• Accept your online “registration” on the Website: When you agree to give the Hunger Network identifying and Personal Information, you are giving that information only to the Hunger Network and the parties the Hunger Network has involved in operating this website. You are giving it solely to enable the services this site provides and for the Hunger Network’s internal marketing purposes.

The Hunger Network also may collect IP addresses, domain names, and similar items regarding users of this Website to measure the number of visits, pages visited, average time spent on this Website, and similar items.

Cookies or other similar technologies (collectively, “Cookies”) may be used in connection with this Website. A cookie is a small amount of identifier data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. By using cookies, information is potentially collected without your express knowledge. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies but permit you to change the setting to refuse cookies or to be alerted when cookies are being sent. While refusal to accept cookies will not prevent the use of some portions of this Website, other portions of this Website may not function properly without cookies.

How the Hunger Network Uses the Information it Collects:

The Hunger Network may use the Personal Information it collects through this Website to improve its efforts in telling the Hunger Network story and how important the Hunger Network is to serving the “hungry” in the community, to improve its content, to customize this Website’s services, content, and layout, and for the purposes for which you specifically provided the Personal Information. The Hunger Network may provide the information it collects through this Website to third parties who provide services on the Hunger Network’s behalf. The Hunger Network may use the information it collects through this Website to inform you of various developments with HN or in the community, including new services, changes, etc. If you do not want the Hunger Network to send you this type of information, please contact help@hungernetwork.org. The Hunger Network will not disclose your Personal Information collected through this Website to third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy without first informing you of such change in the Hunger Network’s disclosure practices and providing you a choice regarding such disclosure.

Generally, the Hunger Network may use the Personal Information you provide and cookies and the information they provide to: (a) remind HN of who you are; (b) access your account information in order to deliver to you better and more personalized service; (c) estimate the number of people interested in the Hunger Network and how it serves the community; (d) determine the nature and extent of repeat usage; and (e) measure certain traffic patterns to understand how users’ habits are similar or different from one another, so that the Hunger Network may improve its Website.

The Hunger Network understands the importance of privacy and confidentiality to users of this Website. The Hunger Network will not share Personal Information you submit through this Website with companies not affiliated with the Hunger Network for purposes of marketing or promoting events, products, or similar items, unless such events, products, or similar items are related to the Hunger Network, and except that the Hunger Network may, from time to time, compile and share with third parties aggregate information that does not identify any particular user.

The Hunger Network may disclose information it collects through this Website, including but not limited to Personal Information, when required to do so by a court, regulatory agency, subpoena, law, regulation, or other body of competent jurisdiction and authority, and for administrative and other purposes that the Hunger Network deems necessary to maintain, service, and improve its products and services and to protect its rights and property. Finally, if you become involved in any violation of security, violation of this website’s Terms of Use, or violation of any party’s or third party’s rights, the Hunger Network may release information about you to assist in investigating, resolving, or remediating any such incidents.

Integrity and Security

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE, HOWEVER, THAT NO DATA TRANSMISSION OVER THE INTERNET CAN BE GUARANTEED TO BE 100% SECURE. AS A RESULT, WHILE HN STRIVES TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, HN CANNOT ENSURE THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO OR FROM THIS WEBSITE.

The Hunger Network recommends that you do not divulge your password to anyone. Also remember to sign out of your account and close your browser window when you have finished your work. This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place. If you do not log out of the online system, users with technical knowledge may be able to access your information online.

Note Regarding Use of this Site by Children

This Website is provided by the hunger Network. The Hunger Network’s information collection practices are described below. While the Hunger Network encourages children to visit the Website and learn more about the Hunger Network’s programs, the Hunger Network recommends, however, that parents and legal guardians approve and closely supervise the activity of their children at this and all other online sites. The Hunger Network urges children to check with their parents before entering information on any website and the Hunger Network urges parents to discuss with their children restrictions regarding the online release of personal information to anyone they don’t know.

Privacy Practices of Other Sites

This Privacy Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information the Hunger Network collects online through this Website, not information that the Hunger Network collects through other sources. For your convenience, this Website may contain links, or addresses, that you can simply click to open sites that are not operated by the Hunger Network. The Hunger Network has no official or unofficial affiliation with any of these websites unless specifically noted. THE HUNGER NETWORK IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRIVACY PRACTICES OR THE CONTENT OF SUCH OTHER WEBSITES AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR THE CONTENT OR PRIVACY POLICIES OF THIRD PARTY SITES OR ACTIONS TAKEN BY ADMINISTRATORS OF THIRD PARTY SITES. The Hunger Network provides such links only as a convenience and the inclusion of a link on this Website does not imply endorsement of the linked site by the Hunger Network. If you provide any personally identifiable information through any such third party website, your transaction will occur on such third party’s website (and not on this Website) and the personally identifiable information you provide will be collected by and controlled by the privacy policy of that third party. Carefully review the approach these sites take to your privacy before you use them or provide them with information. A link to another site from this Website is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners or providers.

The Hunger Network assumes no liability for any unauthorized actions of third parties or accidental transmission errors that may disclose information about you, and is not responsible for these other sites’ privacy practices, which may be different from HN’s Privacy Policy.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

Because of the number of possible sources of information available through this website, and the inherent hazards and uncertainties of electronic distribution, there may be delays, omissions and inaccuracies in such information. The Hunger Network cannot and does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, currentness, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose of the information available through this website, nor does the Hunger Network guarantee that this website will be error-free and continuously available.

All information is provided “as is” and with specific disclaimer of any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement. The Hunger Network makes no warranties of representations of any kinds that the services provided by this Website or any linked site or the server that hosts the Website are free from viruses or other forms of harmful computer code. In no event shall the Hunger Network be liable for any direct, incidental or consequential damages resulting from the use of this website or any linked site.

Contacting the Hunger Network About Your Personal Information:

If you would like to review the personal information that the Hunger Network has collected about you through this Website in order to verify its accuracy and completeness, or if you have a question or complaint regarding the Privacy Policy, or to request that the Hunger Network delete your Personal Information from its records, please contact help@hungernetwork.org

Changes To This Privacy Policy:

The Hunger Network may revise this Privacy Policy at any time by updating this posting. Please consult this Privacy Policy regularly.

The policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party

USE OF THIS SITE SIGNIFIES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE PRIVACY POLICY ON THE HUNGER NETWORK’S WEBSITE.