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Heart to Honduras Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you make a donation to the ministry—either via check or online-- or when you visit www.hth.org ("our website").

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you make a donation or attempt to make a donation through our website or via check, we collect certain information from you, including your name, address, payment information (including credit card numbers if applicable), email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Donor Information”.

When you visit our website, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse our website, we collect information about the individual web pages that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to our website, and information about how you interact with our website. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information”.

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

  • Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
  • Log files” track actions occurring on our website, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
  • Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse our website.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Donor Information.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We use the Donor Information that we collect generally for processing your payment information and providing you with receipts. Additionally, we use this Donor Information to:

  • Communicate with you;
  • Share ministry news;
  • Share financial needs and prayer requests;
  • Share any changes in mission, policy, or practice

We use the Device Information that we collect to improve and optimize our website (for example, by generating analytics about how our partners browse and interact with our website, and to assess the success of our marketing campaigns).

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We do not sell, rent, or lease Donor Information with third parties.  However, we use Shopify to power our "store" of Community Development Initiatives.  You can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here: https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy.

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our partners use our website.  You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Additionally, we may share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

DATA RETENTION

We retain Donor Information for as long as we reasonably require it for legal or ministry purposes. In determining data retention periods, Heart to Honduras takes into consideration data protection regulations, local laws, contractual obligations and the expectations and requirements based on the nature of the relationship with Heart to Honduras.

CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

CONTACT US

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e‑mail at office@hth.org or by mail using the details provided below:

Heart to Honduras
1180 Wesley Avenue
Xenia, OH 45385