Privacy Policy

The Salvadoran American Humanitarian Foundation  ("SAHF", "we", "our" or "us") has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our Web site. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Web site located at the URL www.sahf.org.  This Privacy Policy also applies to information you voluntarily provide to us offline related to a donation.

In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use. SAHF reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our Site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, this Privacy Policy notifies you of:
1. What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the Site and how we protect your personal information;
2. Who collects such information;
3. How such information is used;
4. With whom your information may be shared;
5. What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information;
6. What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control;
7. and, How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to SAHF  by sending an email contact@sahf.org . Please reference this Privacy Policy in your subject line.

What Information We Collect

We collect non-personally identifiable information and personally identifiable information.  Non-personally identifiable information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such the type of browser you are using (i.e. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox or Safari), the type of operating system you are using (i.e. Windows XP or MAC OS), the domain name of your internet service provider (i.e. AT&T, TMobile or Verizon) your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your geographic location; aggregate data about the number of visits to this Site and/or aggregate data about the pages visited.

You may provide personally identifiable information to us for various purposes, including making a donation to us, signing up to volunteer or registering to receive periodic updates (e.g., mailings related to specific fundraising appeals, newsletters and emails, etc.). Personally identifiable information includes:

Contact

  • Name
  • Organization
  • Phone number
  • Fax number
  • Physical address
  • Email address

Payment Information

  • Credit/debit card information
  • Financial institution information

Any other information you voluntarily provide to us, including information regarding your personal or professional experiences as a volunteer/donor and contact preferences and customer reviews

How We Use and Share Information

SAHF uses your information to operate, maintain and provide to you the features and functionality of this Site, including for the purposes for which you provided it and to process and respond to your inquiries, to complete a transaction, to contact you, to update you about SAHF news and special events, to administer and troubleshoot this Site and as otherwise stated in our Privacy Policy as permitted or required by law.

SAHF does not sell, rent, lease or otherwise share your name, phone number, physical address or email address with third parties except as otherwise provided in our Privacy Policy.

Third Party Service Providers. We may use third parties to perform functions in connection with this Site and in offline business operations (for example, payment processing, Fund Rasing Events). We may share information about you with these third parties, or allow these third parties to collect information about you on our behalf, that they need to perform their functions and in accordance with our agreements with them.

Business Changes. If we become involved in a merger, acquisition, sale of assets, joint venture, bankruptcy, reorganization, dissolution, conversion or other transaction, we may share or transfer your information to a third party or parties in connection therewith.

Other Disclosures. We may disclose information about you to third parties to comply with law, in response to subpoenas, warrants, or court orders, or in connection with any legal process or to cooperate with government or law enforcement officials or private parties to the extent permitted or required by law; to protect our rights, reputation, safety and property, or that of our users or others (for example, protecting the security of this Site); to protect against potential liability; to establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims; or to investigate, prevent or take action regarding suspected illegal activities, suspected fraud, the rights, reputation, safety or property of us, users or others, violation of our policies or agreements or as otherwise permitted or required by law.

Aggregated Information. We may share aggregated information relating to visitors to and users of this Site with affiliated or unaffiliated third parties.

Use of "Cookies"

Our Site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

How We Protect Your Information 

All information provided to SAHF  is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of SAHF. 

SAHF uses Authorize.net, Donorbox, Network for Good, PayPal and Stripe to process and maintain all financial transactions.  To learn more about security measures from these organizations, please click on the links below. 

Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information. 

Authorize.net

Donorbox

Network for Good

PayPal

Stripe


Other Web Sites

Our Site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which SAHF  has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.  

Children's Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under age 18. If you are under age 18, please do not submit any personal information through this Site. If you have reason to believe that we may have accidentally received personal information from a child under age 18, please contact us immediately at contact@sahf.org.

Opt-out and Contacting the Web Site or Offline

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, would like to opt-out from receiving online or offline information about SAHF, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact:

Salvadoran American Humanitarian Foundation  
2050 Coral Way, suite 600
Miami, FL 33145

You can also send a request to opt-out online or offline  by sending an email to:contact@sahf.org