This policy also applies when you use social media that overlaps The Samaritans Foundation's social media and/or website. This policy does not apply to information or data The Samaritans Foundation purchases from other sources. The Samaritans Foundation does not share information it collects from the people we serve.
Use of Personal Information:
The Samaritans Foundation (TSF) collects Personal Information supplied to us voluntarily by supporters, volunteers and visitors to this Website. We may use such voluntarily provided information to improve our understanding of your interests, to improve our services or to contact you for future support. In order to utilize certain features of our site or receive information from the TSF or make a donation, you may choose to provide Personal Information. If you do submit information to us, we will use that information for the purposes for which it was submitted. We may also use your information in other ways, such as to contact you about other TSF activities and/or fundraising campaigns, to conduct matching on Facebook or other social media, or as otherwise disclosed to you at the point of collection. We may also use your name, postal address and telephone number(s) to contact you offline. If you do not wish us to contact you offline, receive such mailings or share your information with these organizations, you may opt out by contacting us in accordance with the “Opt-Out” section of this policy.
The Samaritans Foundation (TSF) uses third-party vendors to provide services on this Website and in offline business operations. The information that you submit on this site may be provided to those vendors on a confidential basis so that those vendors can provide services (such as maintaining our database, sending email messages, facilitating fundraising activities, or processing credit card transactions) on our behalf.
The Samaritans Foundation (TSF) uses the non-personally identifiable aggregate data information to improve the design and content of our Website. We may use aggregate data to analyze Site usage. Also, TSF may share this aggregate data with advertisers, partners and/or other third-party vendors. TSF shall own such aggregate data and maintain copies of such as part of its records.
Use of Email Address:
When you donate to The Samaritans Foundation (TSF) or sign up on our Website, take an advocacy action or complete some other data form, you will be asked to supply your email address. TSF does not sell or rent your email address to any third party. Email addresses gathered from donors or subscribers are only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information and to contracted service providers and vendors for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.
Your email address is used only to send information about the TSF (such as news and events, special programs and fundraising). From time to time, we may send out email messages that might include information about like-missioned organizations and companies, but we do not provide them with access to any Personal Information that you have provided. The Samaritans Foundation (TSF) complies with those provisions of the CAN-SPAM Act applicable to charitable organizations. All email messages contain a link to unsubscribe from the TSF email. You may subscribe or unsubscribe at any time as indicated at the end of this policy.
Use of “Cookies”:
The Samaritans Foundation (TSF) Website may use “cookies” and similar means to collect aggregate statistical information. Aggregate information does not identify any individual person. We may use or disclose aggregate information for any purpose. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and are designed to be read-only by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Cookies are also used to recognize visitor preferences, and temporarily store session information and past activity at our site in order to provide better service and easier access when individuals return to our site. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this or other Websites you visit. Please note if you delete your cookies or switch devices this exclusion won’t carry over. You can also visit the Network Advertising Opt-Out page to more broadly opt out of remarketing.
To remove cookies from your computer, visit your Internet browser’s “Help” section for information on how to delete cookies. In addition, there are many Websites that provide browser and operating system specific information on how to delete cookies. When thinking about whether you want to delete cookies, you should be aware that some sites require cookies to function properly. After you delete cookies, you may have to re-register with some sites or you may notice difficulty in browsing some sites.
This Website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. The security measures used on this site include, but are not limited to, industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, firewalls and internal policies to maintain the security of stored data. While we follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information submitted to us, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100 per cent secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
To Opt-out, Contact The Samaritans Foundation:
If you wish to opt-out of receiving future communications or should you wish to opt out of having your information shared by TSF, please contact The Samaritans Foundation (TSF) at the below address or phone number or submit your request via email; email@example.com
The Samaritans Foundation respects your privacy. Your name and address and other information you provide will be used to deliver services and to keep you informed and up to date on the activities of TSF. As a donor submitting personally-identifying information to us or any of our staff, you consent to the terms and conditions of the policy and to our processing and use of Personal Information for the purposes stated below.
Personal Information is information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address, telephone number and email address. We collect and store the personally identifiable information that you have provided us via one of the email addresses identified on our website or when you otherwise contact us in person, by phone or email, with a question. We collect your name, email address and other contact information if you register for an event. We also collect your name, email address, telephone number and payment information when you make a contribution, either on our website, at a special event, over the phone or by mailing in a check. The above list provides a sample of Personal Information that may be collected by The Samaritans Foundation. From time to time, we may collect Personal Information from you in ways not described above.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information