Privacy Policy



This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a donation to  (the “Site”).

When you visit the Site, the website will automatically collect device information. We use the Device Information that we collect to help us improve and optimize our Site. We may also screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address).

Additionally when you make a subscription, donation or attempt to make a purchase through our Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information including credit card numbers, email address, and phone number.

When you subscribe to our page, we only obtain the same contact information as previously listed. When you make a donation, these information are process through a protected second party system, PayPal. We refer to this information as “Contact Information.”

We do not collect Device Information as follows from these technologies:

We do not automatically obtain certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device for any other use unspecified. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we do not collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We also do not collect the following:

  • “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit
  • “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
  • “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information. Even subscription information is regarded as Contact Information.

We use the Contact Information that we collect generally to fulfill any donations placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations).  Additionally, we use this Contact  Information to:

Communicate with you for such purposes as follows;

  • New blog posting
  • Annual Benefit and other key events, and
  • When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertisement relating to our work.

We use the Device Information that we collect (in particular, your IP address) generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

We do not share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. We do use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:  You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

As described above, we do not use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.  For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at

You can opt out of targeted advertising by:




Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at:


Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.


When you subscribe or place a donation through the Site, we will maintain your Contact Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.


The Site is intended for individuals under the age of 20 years and older.


We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.


For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at or by mail using the details provided below:

HVK Children’s Foundation

P.O. Box 3226, 4 E., Worcester, Massachusetts