Thank you for your interest the Orphan's Hope website, as well
as the privacy/security policies and terms guiding the use of this
This privacy and security statement explains how personal, payment
or other information communicated by you on or through the website
is collected, protected and managed by Orphan's Hope International.
Respecting and protecting your privacy is also of utmost importance
We encourage you to read through the complete privacy and security
limitations placed on your use of information, images and technology
provided on or through the website. These are issues of legal concern
to us. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Throughout this statement on our policies and terms, you will see
the terms "Orphan's Hope", "we", "our"
and "us" - these terms refer here to Orphan's Hope, and
the operator of this website. Orphan's Hope is a public non-profit,
charitable, non-political organization, which works on behalf of
orphaned and destitute children worldwide. The terms "you",
"your" and "yours" in this statement refer to
visitors and users of our website.
THE ORPHAN'S HOPE WEBSITE
1. What is the purpose of the website?
We are happy to present this website to provide you with information
about Orphan's Hope, and to offer you compelling opportunities to
be involved in transforming orphans' lives. If you register on our
website, you can receive a variety of updates of your choosing .
You can also make donations to Orphan's Hope on both an automated
regular and on a spontaneous basis in a range of great opportunities.
Orphan's Hope is a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Donations are deductible for tax purposes per IRS regulations.
Orphan’s Hope accepts gifts subject to expressed
donor preference in designations. However, in accordance with IRS
requirements, all gifts are given to and treated as belonging fully to
Orphan’s Hope and are subject to its control.
Per IRS regulations, no tax-deductible donations can be passed
through or restricted to benefit any individual, but is given solely
to achieve the charitable purposes of Orphan's Hope.
good or services are provided by the organization in exchange for
2. Where and why does Orphan's Hope collect information
on or through the website?
We do not ask you for any personal information if you are just
visiting our website. However, for you to take advantage of some
of our services, we will ask for some personal information. Also
in order to help us continually to learn and improve our content
and services, data is collected in an anonymous and aggregated manner,
for example telling us the number of visitors to certain pages.
Some personal data such as name, address and preferences are collected
when you chose to register on our website, make a donation, or when
you sign up for sponsoring an orphan or home. The data you provide
enables us to give you information in a personalized manner. For
example if you sign-up for team information or our sponsorship program,
you will receive related updates with pictures, news and stories.
Registration and sign-up are completely voluntary. Completing the
optional fields are your choice.
Data such as credit card numbers or other billing information are
collected in order to process your donations.
3. Does Orphan's Hope use cookie information?
A "cookie" is a small piece of data that is sent to your
browser from our web server and stored on your computer's hard drive.
Orphan's Hope uses cookie information in order to provide better
content and services to the visitors of our website. Currently this
is very basic but will provide enhanced features for you in the
Please check your computer or software manual for specifics on
how cookies work on your computer. It is possible to block cookies
from being loaded onto your computer. Please note, however, that
blocking cookies can affect the performance of websites.
Any change of our policy concerning cookies will be communicated
on our homepage and through a new version of this privacy statement.
4. Does Orphan's Hope share information collected on the
website with 3rd parties?
Personal data collected is not distributed, shared, rented or sold
to companies or organizations that are not a part of the Orphan's
Hope organizational structure. In the case that administrative services
such as credit card processing are required from third parties,
such services are acquired under the understanding that all personal
information is treated confidentially and only for the purpose of
If compelled by law or some other regulatory authority, Orphan's
Hope may share personal information. This is also valid if we have
good reason to believe that there has been an inappropriate interference
with or use of our website. In such cases we maintain the right
to disclose personal information as we deem appropriate, or as asked
for by a legal or regulatory authority.
Aggregated, statistical and other non-personal information such
as the number of visitors to our website and their use of certain
features or services may be shared with third parties working with
us, for example for the promotion of our website.
5. Does Orphan's Hope use addresses collected on the website
for sending additional information through e-mails, traditional
mail or by other means?
Orphan's Hope sends you additional information by e-mail or postal
service only when you have expressed an interest in this. On our
website you can subscribe and unsubscribe to our electronic newsletters
or communications at any time.
6. How can I change or cancel automated/individual online donations, or opt-out of mailing lists?
In the event you wish to change your donation amount, correct any error,
or be removed from a mailing list, you can call Orphan's Hope
toll free at 1-888-251-2871 or 952-941-1546, or via email at
Info@OrphansHope.org or write to our office address below.
You can request to reverse any transfer in writing within 30 days after the
transfer was made. Agreement with the donor provides that individual or
regular deposits remain in effect until: 1) Donor writes a note or calls Orphan's Hope to end agreement, or
2) Orphan's Hope or their bank, sends them notice that agreement is terminated.
To unsubscribe from emails simply click the
unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email, or send us your requst via email.
For discontinuing postal mailings please also contact us at
7. What rules apply if I "click" over to another
Orphan's Hope may choose to link its website to the website of
third parties in order to provide either a particular service or
other useful information to you. Our Privacy and Security statement
no longer applies when you leave the OHI website. Please consult
their respective privacy and security statements for the policies
guiding other sites.
8. How does the website of Orphan's Hope provide security
and protect confidential information?
Orphan's Hope International uses well-recognized and proven technology
for payments. Payment information is transferred by the use of an
SSL connection which offers the highest degree of security that
your browser is able to support.
Data on all on-line transactions are saved on a secure server hosted
by an international, experienced and reputable company. Several
layers of built-in security, including an advanced firewall system,
encryption of credit card numbers, and use of passwords, protect
the collected information.
9. May Orphan's Hope International change or discontinue
any service or content offered?
Orphan's Hope maintains the right to change or discontinue any
content, aspect or feature, if there is a lack of interest or if
resources can be better allocated to support the needs of the children.
We always work to provide the best services possible to our donors
and for the children, and coordinate our services accordingly.
10. Are there any limitations on how I can use the website
including its texts, images and features?
WHEN YOU USE OUR WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO THE TERMS
AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN THIS STATEMENT.
Content, features and technology is offered on condition that their
ownership rights are respected. Other material and technology is
owned by Orphan's Hope.
Copy or use of texts, photos, graphical elements, features or technology
for personal financial gain, commercial purposes or any inappropriate
or unlawful activity will not be accepted. This includes use of
material or technology for private interests or activities, which
may harm Orphan's Hope or is not related to our work. Photos and
graphical images are not excluded from these terms and conditions
The name and logo of Orphan's Hope are trademarked and protected
by law. The use of these in any language is not permitted without
the explicit and written approval of the Orphan's Hope located at
6009 Penn Ave. S., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
IT IS IMPROPER, AND MAY BE A VIOLATION OF LAW, IF YOU POST OR DOWNLOAD
ANY MATERIAL YOU DO NOT OWN OR FOR WHICH YOU DO NOT HAVE PERMISSION
TO USE. VIOLATION OF SOMEONE'S COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK OR OTHER PROPERTY
RIGHTS MAY SUBJECT YOU TO CIVIL OR CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
11. Does Orphan's Hope take responsibility for links and
Orphan's Hope can not take responsibility for other websites or
resources that we offer links to, as we have no control over these.
We also can not endorse, take responsibility or liability for any
content, advertising, products or other materials on or available
from such websites or resources. Further we do not take responsibility
or liability, direct or indirect, for any damage or loss caused
or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance
on such content, goods or services available from externally linked
websites or resources.
12. What is Orphan's Hope liability for the use of this
With regard to services provided on or through the website free
of charge, Orphan's Hope shall be liable only in cases of willful
misconduct or gross negligence by its legal representatives or any
other employee when performing her or his duties for the organization.
These limitations in terms of liability apply to all compensation
claims for damages regardless of whether they are based on breach
of contract, tort or any other reason.
CHANGES IN POLICIES
13. Does Orphan's Hope ever change its website policies?
We may make changes from time to time, adding features or services
to our website, or we may decide to discontinue certain sections
or services. This may imply collecting different types of information
and/or changing the uses of the information. As a consequence some
also be adjusted as a consequence of changes in the legal framework
or new needs.
Adjustments of our policies will always be communicated under this
section of the website, and marked with a new publication date.
This date can be found at the top of this page. Substantial changes
in our policies will also be communicated on our homepage.
14. Who do I contact with questions or comments about the
Should you have any question or comments regarding our privacy,
2570 NE Noble Loop
East Wenatchee, WA 98802
We thank you for your interest in Orphan's Hope and taking the
We will always do our best to be faithful with your donations and
information so that Orphan's Hope can continue to mobilize our friends
globally in Transforming Orphans' Lives.
15. Return Policy for Donations Made To Orphan's Hope
All Donations are non-refundable.