Last Updated 7/27/2011
The Information We Collect
On portions of this Site, you can donate money, contact us, subscribe to one of our services (e.g. online newsletters), interact with our blog, share your own volunteer experiences, and register for volunteer. In connection with theses activities, we may collect personally identifiable information including, name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information, and information about your interests.
We may also collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows 7 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Earthink or AT&T).
"Cookies" are small text files that are either used for the duration of a session ('session cookies'), or saved on a user's hard drive in order to identify that user the next time he/she logs on to the Site ('persistent cookies'). We may use 'session cookies' to identify registered users logging in to the Site. Further, if the functionality is available, we may ask you if you wish to store certain information for use when you are on the Site. If you choose to use these features, persistent cookies will be stored on your computer. Session cookies are deleted from the server soon after the session ends and are not collected or saved. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that, although if you do disable cookies from your browser you may not be able to access certain sections of the Site.
How We Use Your Information
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for information on our programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries to us, and to inform you of other programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
We may also use this information to communicate with you, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter (if any), or to contact you about your relationship with us.
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design, operation, and content of our Site. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze Site usage.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites, and Sponsors
This Site sometimes may offer content that is sponsored by or co-branded with identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the Site activity. HON has no control over these third parties' use of this information.
Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and properly use the information we collect online. Despite our use of the highest levels of security, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of the information that you submit to us via the Site and you do so at your own risk.
If you are under the age of 18, you must obtain consent from your parents or guardians before disclosing personal information to us.
How You can Access or Correct Information
For instructions on how you can access the personally identifiable information that the HON has collected from you, or how to correct factual errors in such information, please click here.
To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about the online policy for this Site or its implementation please contact us.
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