When you browse through any web site, certain personal information about you can be collected. We automatically collect and temporarily store the following information about your visit: * the name of the domain you use to access the Internet (for example, gmail.com, if you are using an Gmail account, or stanford.edu, if you are connecting from Stanford University’s domain); * the date and time of your visit; * the pages you visited; and * the address of the web site you came from when you came to visit. We use this information for statistical purposes and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, no additional information will be collected about you.
You do not have to give us personal information to visit our web sites. If you choose to provide us with additional information about yourself through an e-mail message, form, survey, etc., we will only maintain the information as long as needed to respond to your question or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication and are protected by the Privacy Act which restricts our use of them, yet permits certain disclosures.
Disclosure: Help Me Grow WA does not disclose, give, sell or transfer any personal information about our visitors, unless required for law enforcement or statute.
All personal information provided to us is stored in databases located on servers which are behind firewalls. Donations made through our Web site are processed through a PCI/CISP (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard/ Cardholder Information Security Program) compliant system and encrypted using 256-bit SSL encryption. These high-grade encryption and security protocols (Secure Socket Layer-SSL) are the industry standard security protocol, which makes it difficult for anyone to intercept the donation and personal information you send us.
At Help Me Grow WA, protections are in place to provide data security and prevent unauthorized access to personally identifiable information. Site users should be aware, however, that Help Me Grow WA cannot guarantee against hardware failure, technical problems, unauthorized intrusion, or other occurrences which may result in a breach of these protections and possible unauthorized access to personal information.