Search and Assist respects the privacy of our contributors and site visitors.
We handle any information you provide us with care. Your name is safe with us. We value both your support and your privacy.
Search and Assist will only request specific information from you in order to complete a transaction (donation, newsletter request, etc). We do not require site visitors to provide personal information in order to contact us. If you do choose to provide us personal information voluntarily through any form that is available on this site, we do not distribute this information to any third party. Your information will be added to our donor database, but this information will not be sold or traded to other companies or organizations. We may use your personal information to contact you in the future.
All credit card information is taken in a secure environment, and all data is then passed in encrypted form to our processors.
COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
In the course of using the website, Search and Assist may ask you for your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, fax number as well as other relevant information. Search and Assist may also collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit 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 2000 or Mac OS), the domain name of your Internet service provider, aggregate data about the number of visits to the website and/or aggregate data about the pages visited.
HOW SEARCH AND ASSIST USES THE INFORMATION
Search and Assist uses the non-personally identifiable information to improve the design and content of the site and to enable Search and Assist to personalize your Internet experience. Search and Assist may use the aggregate data to analyze site usage.
You may choose not to receive such information and/or to allow Search and Assist to use your information in the manner described above by contacting us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receipt and processing of an “opt out” request, Search and Assist will, within its commercially reasonable amount of time, remove your information from any future marketing communications.
SECURITY; NO LIABILITY
Search and Assist has implemented security measures to help protect against the risk of loss, misuse and alteration of any information under Search and Assist’s control. Nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the site, and Search and Assist is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such security failures. You understand that data and communications, including e-mail and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet. Furthermore, the site may contain links to other websites. Search and Assist is not responsible for nor can Search and Assist ensure the privacy practices or content of such other sites.
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
Like other websites, Search and Assist uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer the site and for security purposes.
We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all personal information received by the Search and Assist, both online and offline, on any platform, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications. To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.