Privacy Policy

Effective January 18, 2016

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (as well as our subsidiaries, affiliates, successors and assigns)(collectively, the “Foundation”) is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of personal information entrusted to us by our donors and all others who use this website.  This Privacy Policy describes the information that the Foundation gathers, uses and disseminates from the contact that we have with you, such as by mail, email, telephone, the Internet, mobile applications, and otherwise, and your choices about how we may disseminate that information.   The Terms of Use Agreement describes the terms and conditions you agree to if you choose to donate to us and otherwise work with us.  If you have any questions about the Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use Agreement, please contact us at Kristen Oliveri, 37 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH  03301; kristen.oliveri@nhcf.org, phone 603-225-6641.

Privacy Policy

Non-Personally Identifiable Information
The Foundation may collect non-personally identifiable information about you and your electronic devices (such as your computers or mobile devices) when you access the Foundation’s website.  Examples include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the type of web browser you use, and the referring website. Other examples include your activity on the Foundation’s website, the time and duration of such activity, the sections of our website you use, any search terms you use, and the products or services you view or purchase. If the Foundation operates a mobile application, we also may collect any information available through your mobile device or the application, such as the type of device you use, your use of the application, and your geographic location.

The Foundation may collect non-personally identifiable information through the use of cookies. A cookie is a file that a website installs on your hard drive or mobile device so the site can identify you while you are using it or when you return to the website. Similarly, a mobile application may use a unique device identifier to identify your mobile device. Cookies and unique device identifiers may remain on your computers or mobile devices after you cease using the website or mobile application. You may decline to accept cookies by modifying your web browser settings, and you may be able to disable unique device identifiers. If you choose so, however, you may be unable to use all functions of websites and mobile applications, or the websites and mobile applications may operate less efficiently.

Personally Identifiable Information
The Foundation may gather and store personally identifiable information that you provide to us, directly or indirectly, about yourself or others, such as name, address, email, telephone numbers cell phone numbers, and credit and debit card numbers. Such information also may be combined with other personally identifiable information that the Foundation obtains from third-party sources. Financial information is generally used to bill you for donations or products that you may purchase. Contact information is generally used to send you products that you purchase, send you information about products and about the Foundation, and for billing or collection. We may also gather and store other personal information you provide to us (such as a social security numbers, tax identification number, dates of birth, work affiliations, etc.) for specific purposes that we tell you about (such as obtaining a credit report).

If you give us your email or address, we may send you emails, catalogues, or other information. If at any time you do not wish to receive emails, catalogues, or other information from us, please see the “How to remove your name from our mailing, sharing or email list” section below.

Disclosures of Personally Identifiable Information
Unless required by law or expressly or impliedly authorized or consented to by you, the Foundation will disclose personally identifiable information about you only as follows.

The Foundation may employ others to perform certain functions on our behalf. Examples include operating and maintaining our website, taking donations, delivering packages, sending mail and email, maintaining customer lists and other records, analyzing data, providing marketing consultation and other assistance, distributing customer surveys, processing credit and debit card payments, and providing customer service. The Foundation  will provide personally identifiable information about you to such other companies and individuals to the extent it is necessary or appropriate for them to perform the functions that we retain them to perform.

Sometimes the Foundation sends offers to selected donors on behalf of others that are affiliated with us. If you do not wish to receive emails, catalogues or other information from affiliates please see the “How to remove your name from our mailing, sharing or email list” section below.

The Foundation may release personally identifiable information when we believe that it is necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes, governmental requests, or contractual obligations, to address insurance, audit or security matters, or for any other purpose that we have a good faith belief the disclosure is required, authorized or appropriate. We also may release such information to enforce or apply this Privacy Policy, the Terms of Use Agreement or other agreements, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Foundation, you, other donors, our employees, or others. We also may release such information if you expressly or impliedly authorize or consent to the release or disclosure of the information.

As the Foundations continues to develop, we might sell or buy subsidiaries or other charitable units, or apply for or secure funding or financing. In such transactions, personally identifiable customer information may be disclosed and is generally is one of the transferred assets.

The Foundation may share your name, email and address with third parties so that they can send you emails, catalogues or other information about products and services of potential interest to you. The Foundation does not share credit card or debit card information or with third parties.  If you prefer that we not share your name, email and address with third parties, please see “How to remove your name from our mailing, sharing or email list” section below.

Other than as set forth above, the Foundation will give you notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have the opportunity to instruct us not to share the information.

How to Remove your Name from Our Mailing, Sharing or Email List
To not receive future communications from us, not receive further communications from us, and not share your information with third parties, you can do any of the following:

  1. You may send an email to kristen.oliveri@nhcf.org, send mail to Kristen Oliveri, 37 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301, or call phone 603-225-6641, and instruct us to remove you from our mailing, sharing and email lists. You may also use this email, address and telephone number to request that we correct any information we have about you.
  2. If available, use the “opt out” or “unsubscribe” option included in an email that you receive from the Foundation.

Children’s Privacy
The Foundation does not sell products to or solicit donations from children, and do not want to collect or store personally identifiable information about children or minors. If you are under 18 years old, you may use our website and make donations only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. If you are under 13 years old, do not send the Foundation any personally identifiable information about yourself, including your name, address, email, telephone number, or cellphone number. In the event the Foundation learns that we have collected personally identifiable information about any person who is younger than 13 years old, we will endeavor to delete the information as soon as possible. If you know the Foundation has collected personally identifiable information about any person who is younger than 13 years old, please inform us by contacting the Foundation as provided below.

External Links
If any part of the Foundation’s website links you to other websites or mobile applications, those websites and mobile applications do not operate under this Privacy Policy. The Foundation recommends that you examine the privacy statements posted on those other websites and mobile applications to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.

Information Security
The Foundation has implemented physical, managerial, administrative and technical security measures to protect your personally identifiable information, including against loss, theft, fraud, and unauthorized access, use, copying and disclosure. All online transactions involving your credit card number are received and processed using an authorized Data Payment Service. All credit card and merchant account information is stored in secured data centers maintained in accordance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). If the Foundation becomes aware that a breach or potential breach of security has occurred involving your personally identifiable information, we will take prompt action to investigate the situation, remediate to the extent remediation is necessary, appropriate, effective or otherwise required by law, and notify you about any breach of your personal information that has occurred if required to do so by applicable law.

How To Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about the privacy or security of your information, you may contact Kristen Oliveri, 37 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH  03301; kristen.oliveri@nhcf.org, phone 603-225-6641.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
The Foundation may update this Privacy Policy in the future, either with or without notice.