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Our House, Inc.’s Web Site Policy

This policy describes the ways we collect, store, use and protects your personal information. You accepted this policy when reviewed our site. We may amend this policy at any time by posting a revised version on our website. The revised version will be effective at the time we post it. In addition, if the revised version includes a substantial change, we will provide you with 30 days’ prior notice by posting notice of the change on our website. We last modified this Policy on July 9, 2008.


How we collect information about you

When you visit our contribution page, we collect your IP address and standard web log information, such as your browser type and the pages you accessed on our website.  We maintain the following on you if you mail in a tax deduction donation: Contact information - your name, address, phone, email and other similar information.    If you make your donation by PayPal then you will need to review their privacy policy.


We will never require you to provide additional information such as your date of birth, social security number or other information. We will never forward your information to or from third parties such as credit bureaus and identity verification services.


Finally, we may collect additional information from or about you in other ways not specifically described here. For example, we may collect information related to your contact with our hotline or when you respond to a survey.


How we protect and store personal information

Throughout this policy, we use the term "personal information" to describe information that can be associated with a specific person and can be used to identify that person. We do not consider personal information to include information that has been anonymized so that it does not identify a specific user.


We store and process your personal information on our computers in Greenville, Mississippi, and we protect it by maintaining physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in compliance with applicable US federal and state regulations. We use computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption, we enforce physical access controls to our buildings and files, and we authorize access to personal information only for those employees who require it to fulfill their job responsibilities.


How we use the personal information we collect

Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. We may use your personal information to:

· provide the our services to you;

· process your donation and send a receipt for your transactions

· resolve disputes, and troubleshoot problems;

· customize, measure, and improve our services and the content and layout of our website; send you special update notices on special events and trainings based on your communication preferences;


How we share personal information with other parties

We do not share personal information with other parties. 

We will only utilize your information to include you on our agency’s general mailing list for newsletters and updates.


Our House, Inc. will not sell or rent any of your personal information to third parties in the normal course of doing business.


How you can contact us about privacy questions

If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy, you should contact us by calling 662-334-6873 or writing us at Post Office Box 3956, Greenville, MS, 38704


IRS Form 990

For a copy of our current IRS Form 990, please click on the button for form 990


Distribution of Materials

Except as otherwise indicated on this Site, users may view, download and print documents and information available on this Site . Documents and information may be used solely for informational and non-commercial purposes.  Documents may not be modified or altered in any way and appropriate acknowledgement is given. Users may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in documents and information.


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