The Bowery Mission Website Privacy Policy


(Updated April 5, 2007)

Christian Herald Association, Inc. and its family of programs (The Bowery Mission, Kids With A Promise, Paradise Lake Retreat Center) are committed to respecting your online privacy and security.  We have developed this privacy policy to ensure our web visitors that information you provide to us through your use of our site at www.bowery.org may be shared among The Christian Herald Association, Inc.’s family of programs, but will not be shared with any third party except where required to complete a credit card transaction. 

Acceptance of Privacy Policy and Notice of Changes

Use of this site confirms your agreement to the terms of this Privacy Policy which may be updated from time-to-time.  We will post any material updates to our Privacy Policy on our website which will be effective when posted.

Awareness

Christian Herald Association, Inc. provides this Online Privacy Policy to make you aware of our privacy policy and security practices, and to inform you of the way your information is collected and used.  We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list, if you desire to do so.

Information We Collect

On The Bowery Mission website you can provide contact information for organization-related purposes and to make online donations. The types of personally identifiable information we collect include:

Your name, address, phone number, email address and in the case of online donations, credit card information and expiration date;

Your request(s) to receive periodic updates: e.g., to individuals who request it, we will send periodic e-mails related to specific fundraising appeals or containing newsletters or updates.

How Information is Used

Christian Herald Association, Inc. uses your information to understand your needs, to provide you with better service, to make improvements to our family of websites, and to monitor use of our websites.  Specifically, we may use your information to help complete a transaction, to communicate back to you and to update you on information about our organization. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained for other purposes.

No Sharing of Personal Information

Christian Herald Association, Inc. will not disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties outside of our family of programs unless ordered to do so by court or other legal authority.  Your personally identifiable information obtained through your use of our website will be kept confidential.  Use of your personally identifiable information will be limited to activities which further the ministry activities and purposes of The Christian Herald Association, Inc. such as mailing The Bowery Mission or other Christian Herald Association, Inc. program newsletters or completing credit card transactions.  In no event will your personally identifiable information be used outside of Christian Herald Association, Inc. and its family of programs. 

Security

Christian Herald Association, Inc. is committed to ensuring the security of your personal information.  To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the proper use of your personally identifiable information, we have established and implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol Internet encryption software when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information.  You will notice the URL of our Donations Page begins will “https” which signifies a secure site.

Removing Your Name from our Mailing List

Our website gives you the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list so that you do not receive any future communications from us. If you desire to remove your name from our mailing list, please send us an email at unsubscribe@bowery.org with “REMOVE FROM MAILING LIST” in the header.

Contacting Us

If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy, our use of your personally identifiable information, or would like to verify the accuracy of our records containing your personally identifiable information, please send us an email at info@chaonline.org.  You may also address such concerns to us at: 132 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016.