Effective date: March 1, 2016

At The Homes for Children Corporation, we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is handled in a safe and responsible manner. As a part of the normal operation of your services, we may  need to collect information about potential donors as well as individuals who are making a wish through our Fostering Wishes program.  This Privacy Policy describes the information we collect and what may happen to that information.

What Information Do We Collect?

In order to use certain services provided on the site you will need to register with us. When you register, we will gather information such as your name, mailing address, phone number and email address.  

We may also track certain information about how you use our website.  In the course of using our site, we automatically track certain information about you. This information may include the URL that you came from (whether this URL is on our site or not), which URL you go to next (whether this URL is on our sire or not), what browser you are using and your Internet Protocol (IP) address. This is a common practice and many sites automatically collect this information. 

How Do We Use It?

We use your information in a number of ways.  for example, we conduct information internal research on our user’s demographics and site usage to better understand how effective our site is and how to improve it.  If you opt in to receive a newsletter from us or if you register on our site, we will never share user information with businesses affiliated with The Homes for Children. If you wish to unsubscribe at any time you may do so by clicking the unsubscribe link in an email or by going to the Contact Us page and sending an email.

Should we need to use your information for a purpose other than to allow you to use the services on our site, we will contact you in advance  of this action and obtain your permission.

How Do We Protect Your Information?

We use industry standard technology and efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of yourpersonal indentifiable information.  These include secure servers and firewalls. All of the user data we collect is protected against unauthorized access.  Only authorized employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to this information.

Personal information about individuals who submit wishes will never be shared with any donors without clear, expressed consent from the individual.
 
What About “Cookies?”
 
A “cookie” is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive, containing information about the user.  We use cookies on our site, but none of them contain any personally identifiable information.  In addition, we may decide to use cookies on certain paes of our site.  Cookies can help us provide information which is targeted to your interests. Cookies are stored on your hard drive, not on our site.  Most cookies are “session cookies,” meaning hat they are automatically deleted at the end of a session.
 
What About Links to Third-Party Websites?
Our site sometimes provides links to websites that are operated solely by third parties that are not under out control.  This Privacy Statement applies to our site only, and is not intended to describe the privacy policies of any third party sites.
 
Your Consent
By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of the information noted in this policy.
 
Can Users Update or Change the Information We Collect?
Information provided and submitted through on our site can not be updated or changed.
 
Will Our Privacy Policy Change in the Future?
We are always improving and updating our website to further enhance your experience. As a result, our policies will continue to evolve. As we implement new technology and provide new services, we will update our Privacy Policy. We encourage you to refer this page on an ongoing basis for our most current policy and practices.
 
The Homes for Children Corporation
410 NW 11th Street, #107
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
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