Our privacy policy

Thank you for visiting and for reviewing our privacy policy. By visiting the Hawaii Meals on Wheels online at www.hmow.org you are accepting the practices described in this privacy notice.

 

Hawaii Meals on Wheels reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Our privacy policy will be kept up-to-date and posted on our website.

Cookies

In order to improve our site on an ongoing basis, we use cookies to track your visit. Hawaii Meals on Wheels also uses cookies to provide users with certain features  available our website.

 

A cookie is a small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a web server and can only be read by the website that gave it to you. It functions as your identification card. It is not a program and cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses.

 

Cookies can also customize the site to your particular interests or store your personal information – like passwords or user IDs. If a site ever greets you with your name, chances are it’s using a cookie to do so.

 

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie – this gives you the chance to decide whether to accept it. To learn more about cookies and how to change your settings, please use the help function in your browser. The alerts will be quite frequent, however, and may eventually become annoying.

 

You can use the Hawaii Meals on Wheels website without cookies, but you may have to re-enter information each time you visit.

Aggregate information

We collect aggregate information regarding overall website traffic patterns. Normally, web servers collect this type of standard web server/visitor traffic information as part of their web log processes. We do not report on individual user sessions.

Personal information: what we collect and how we use it

We collect personal information only when you provide it to us by filling in an online form, making a donation, registering as a volunteer or participant in an event, or requesting materials. You do not need to give personal information to receive information from this site.

We do not share any personal information we collect about our donors, volunteers or clients with any other organization and we never rent or sell lists of any type.

Online donations

When you choose to make an online donation through the Hawaii Meals on Wheels website, we may request the following information:

 

1. Contact information: first and last name, street address, city, province or state, postal or zip code, country, telephone number, e-mail address and other contact information.

This information is used to process your donation and your tax receipt.

 

2. Credit card information: for donations to any province, we process standard credit card information (card number, card type and expiration date) via a secure, 128-bit encrypted Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) session. SSL is the proven standard for secure web transactions.

This information is only used to process the payment of your donation. We do not store credit card information.

 

3. In Memoriam and In Honour contributions: in the case of memorial contributions and honour contributions, a personalized acknowledgement card is sent to a designated recipient, usually the family member of the deceased or the honouree. Therefore, we will request the name, address, city, province or state, postal or zip code, country and telephone number for your designated acknowledgement card recipient.

This information is only used for the purpose of sending the acknowledgement card.

Volunteer information forms

Potential volunteers who complete online application forms are assured of confidentiality. Your information will not be shared with any other organization. When you choose to submit a volunteer information/application form through the our website, we may request the following information:

 

1. Contact information: first and last name, street address, city, province or state, postal or zip code, country, telephone number, e-mail address and other contact information.

This information is used to process your volunteer application.

 

2. Personal information: information about your particular area of interest and your personal references.

This information is used to process your volunteer application.

 

Future contact with the Hawaii Meals on Wheels

The Hawaii Meals on Wheels may contact online donors or event participants with further communications on a variety of topics. Donors may be contacted by mail, telephone or e-mail. If you do not wish to be contacted, we will honour this request. Simply contact us at:

Hawaii Meals on Wheels Print
P.O. Box 61194
Honolulu
Hawaii
96839-1194

 

Occasionally, Hawaii Meals on Wheels may contact individuals who have provided their individually identifiable information through the website, and have agreed to be contacted, specifically in order to conduct surveys seeking feedback. These surveys are used to improve our level of service to you. While aggregate information about survey results may be publicized, individual data from these surveys will not be shared with other organizations.

Links to other sites

Hawaii Meals on Wheels has links to other websites that are not under its control. Hawaii Meals on Wheels is not responsible for the contents of any linked website, any link contained in a linked website or any changes or updates to such websites. The inclusion of any link does not mean thatHawaii Meals on Wheels endorses that website.

 

Please be aware that Hawaii Meals on Wheels is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites that we link to. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that requests personal information from you.

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