This website—which is managed by Fonkoze USA—is a safe environment for anyone who visits or makes a donation. The Fonkoze Family values your support and is committed to protecting your privacy.
Information Collection and Usage
Fonkoze USA does not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our Web site. By visiting this website, you are accepting the practices described herein. We may update this Policy from time to time, so please check this Policy periodically for changes.
If you have additional questions or would like further information on this topic, please feel free to contact us.
Currently, Fonkoze USA requires personal information on the following pages of the site:
Mailing list sign-up: Information you provide to sign up for our general mailing list will be used for communications from Fonkoze USA, including e‐newsletters. Fonkoze USA reserves the right to share this information with other entities.
Contact page: Contact information you send us via the feedback page is used only to reply to your request, and is not stored in our database, unless you have requested otherwise.
Analytics: When you visit our site, we collect some non‐identifying basic information. This includes total number of visitors, pages viewed, and other non‐identifying information. We use this aggregate information to improve our site and to make your experience on our website as smooth as possible.
Donations: Donations made online to Fonkoze USA are secure. When you make a donation online, we ask for your name, address, daytime phone, e‐mail address, and credit card information. We use your information to process your donation(s) and to verify credit card data. We use your mailing address to send your tax‐deductible receipt(s) and to keep you informed about what we are doing in Haiti and the U.S. We do not use any of the honoree email addresses you submit to send honor cards for mailing purposes or correspondence.
Please refer to Donation Information and Secure Transactions (below) for more detailed information on donation processing and privacy.
Fonkoze USA maintains a written policy to discontinue contacting any person upon that person’s oral or written request directed to Fonkoze USA, its fundraiser or other agents. If you would like us to discontinue contacting you, please direct your request to us at the address provided below (See Contact).
We reserve the right to sell,trade, or rent your personal information to anyone. We reserve the right to change our policy at any time. If we choose to change our policy, you will be given the option to remove your name from our database. To opt out, please contact us at the address provided at the end of this policy.
We may disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, or protect anyone’s rights, property, or safety. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
We may also share your personal information with:
- Corporate members of the Fonkoze family, including Fonkoze and Fonkoze Financial Services.
- Service providers under contract who help with our business operations.
- Law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity. In such events, we will disclose information relevant to the investigation, such as name, city, state, zip code, telephone number, and email address.
Donation Information and Secure Transactions
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, processing donations) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
You may contact us any time with questions concerning this policy, to review, update or correct the personal information we have on file and/or to opt out under this policy by writing or calling us at:Fonkoze USA 1718 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 201 Washington, DC 20009 202.628.9033 email@example.com