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Privacy Policy

It is The Salvation Army’s policy to respect and protect the privacy of our visitors. This policy statement tells you how we collect information from you and how that information is used and kept. Using the Internet should be a safe and enjoyable experience, and we take every precaution to make it so.

Users can visit our website without revealing any personal information. If one chooses to provide personal information while on our website for the purposes of correspondence, processing a request, or registering for an event, then it is our intent to let you know how we will use such information.

If users tell us that they do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact, we will respect those wishes. If users wish to review or correct the personal information we have collected, they should contact us to provide updated information. Occasionally, we look at the domains from which people visit us. We utilize this data to help us make improvements to our website. This data is then properly discarded.

Protecting Your Information

The Salvation Army recognizes the importance of protecting any information we may collect from visitors to our website. Our policy is to use this collected information for internal purposes only, and we maintain fitting security measures to keep this information private and secure.

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of this information, we have put in place integrated physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. If a website visitor makes a donation via credit card on our website, credit card transaction data is encrypted via Transport Layer Security (TLS) v1.1, as required by The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC).

In addition, donor data is protected through organization safeguards such as a password protected database for which actions in the database are logged by username. This information will not be disclosed to third parties for commercial purposes as The Salvation Army is committed to protecting our visitors’ privacy.

Use of Cookies

Certain sections of The Salvation Army websites may use “cookies” to store user information. A cookie is a small string of text that a website can send to your browser that is intended to enhance your visit. A cookie cannot retrieve data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture your email address. In general, cookies can securely store a user’s ID and password specific to that website, personalize home pages, identify which parts of a website have been visited or keep track of selections in a form or shopping cart.

Cookies help us understand which parts of our websites are the most popular, where our visitors are going, and how long they spend there. We use cookies to study traffic patterns on our website so we can make suitable improvements to our website and provide you with a better user experience. Our cookies will not provide The Salvation Army with any information not related to our website. Your browser, however, does automatically tell us the type of computer and operating system you are using.

How Your Information May Be Used

Notwithstanding any other provision, we may also engage a third party partner for the purposes of recognizing users and delivering them internet-based content and advertisements. We may share information about you with our vendors such as your name, postal address, email, device ID, or other identifier encrypted, hashed or de-identified form. Our vendors also may collect information from you such as your IP address and information about your browser or operating system; may combine our personal and non-personal information about you with information from other data sharing cooperatives in which we participate; and may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. These cookies contain no personally identifiable information; they may contain demographic or other data in de-identified form. To opt-out of third party cookies, please go to https://www.aboutads.info/choices.

Restrictions on Use of Materials

This web site is operated by The Salvation Army, USA. No material from this web site or any web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by The Salvation Army may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to The Salvation Army.

All materials contained on this web site are Copyright ©2018 The Salvation Army or are licensed or otherwise published by The Salvation Army with the permission of the owner of the material. All rights in such materials published with permission of the material’s owner are reserved to the respective owners.

The Salvation Army is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. To find out more about your local Salvation Army in New York click here.

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