Stop Hunger Now has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our Web site. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Web site located at the URL www.stophungernow.org.

In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use. Stop Hunger Nowreserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our Site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, this Privacy Policy notifies you of:

  1. What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the Site;
  2. Who collects such information;
  3. How such information is used;
  4. With whom your information may be shared;
  5. What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information;
  6. What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control;and, How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to Stop Hunger Now by sending an email to info@stophungernow.org. Please reference this Privacy Policy in your subject line.

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. This information is used to analyze trends and deliver customized, personal content. Stop Hunger Now does not share, rent, sell, or distribute our database to others.  Personal information gathered by our organization is kept in confidence.  Our personnel, volunteers and vendors are authorized to access personal information based only on their need to deal with the information for the reason(s) for which it was obtained.  Safeguards are in place to ensure that the information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. At times, donor names may be included in publications or on our website, however, addresses or other personal information are never disclosed. If a donor wishes to remain anonymous, Stop Hunger Now will gladly remove their information from such lists. Stop Hunger Now also takes measures to ensure that the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent it from being lost or destroyed. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.

Photo & Video Disclaimer
Stop Hunger Now (SHN) reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by SHN, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. SHN may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by SHN including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian.

A person attending a SHN event who does not wish to have their image recorded for distribution should make their wishes known to the photographer, and/or the event organizers, and/or contact SHN at 615 Hillsborough Street, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC 27603, in writing of his/her intentions and include a photograph. SHN will use the photo for identification purposes and will hold it in confidence.

By participating in a SHN event or by failing to notify SHN, in writing, your desire to not have your photograph used by SHN, you are agreeing to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify SHN from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness.

Any person or organization not affiliated with SHN may not use, copy, alter or modify SHN photographs, graphics, videography or other, similar reproductions or recordings without the advance written permission of an authorized designee from SHN.

Internet Protocol Address:
We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Site, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Use of “Cookies”:
Our Site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

Security:
All information provided to Stop Hunger Nowis transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Stop Hunger Now. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Tell-A-Friend:
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our Site, we ask them for the friend’s name and email address. Stop Hunger Nowwill automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the Site. Stop Hunger Nowstores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.

Other Web Sites:
Our Site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which Stop Hunger Nowhas no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

Contacting the Web Site:
You may add, change information about, or remove yourself from Stop Hunger Now’s database or mailings by contacting Stop Hunger Now at any time. In addition, if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, please contact Stop Hunger Now at:

Stop Hunger Now
615 Hillsborough St. Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27603
(888) 501-8440
info@stophungernow.org

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