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Hopes Promise (HP) has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect certain information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our Web site. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Web site located at the URL hopespromise.com.

In order to fully understand your rights, we ask that you read this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use. HP reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our Site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, this Privacy Policy notifies you of:
1. What personally identifiable information we collect through the Site;
2. Who collects such information;
3. How the information is used;
4. With whom your information may be shared;
5. What choices you have regarding collection, use, and distribution of your information;

All questions regarding this statement should be directed to HP.

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include first and last name, e-mail address, address, phone number, and similar information. We do not store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.

Internet Protocol (IP) Address:
We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help administer our website, analyze trends, track users’ movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the HP Site. Internet protocol addresses are not linked to your personally identifiable information.

Use of “Cookies”:
Our website may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, and personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our website will not function properly when you view them.

Security:
All monetary transactions provided to HP are transmitted using Paypal and SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption.  We use Paypal, which is a trusted leader in the realm of online transactions.  SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us.  You can find our more about Paypal, and their secure services at www.paypal.com.  Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Tell-A-Friend:
If you choose to use our referral service for informing a friend about our website or a particular article, we ask for the friend’s name and e-mail address. HP will automatically send the friend a one-time e-mail inviting them to visit the website, or article you chose.  No further emails or communication is sent, unless requested by your friend.

Other Web Sites:
Our website contains links to other sites online. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which HP has no responsibility. Please read the privacy statements on all such sites, as their policies may be different from ours.

Contacting the Web Site:
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this website, or your dealings with HP, you can contact us.