Information Collection and Use
When the UH Site asks users to enter Personally Identifiable Information, that information is encrypted and is protected with the best available encryption software. All data is retrieved and returned over SSL Any user data that we are collecting not covered in cookies (see below) is securely stored in a MySQL database on the same server that can only be accessed by a user of the server (the db is stored with a password and the user account to access the server is secured via password or SSH (Secure Shell Protocol) key.
UH does not store or use credit card numbers for any purpose other than to obtain donations as authorized by visitors to the site. We also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users’ information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted as to access. Only employees or authorized agents of UH who need the information to perform a specific job function are granted access to Personally Identifiable Information. Furthermore, all employees and authorized agents are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. If you have any questions about the security of the UH Site, you can send an email to [email protected]
The Site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that UH is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of any other website including but not limited to those for which we provide links. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects Personally Identifiable Information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Site.
UH shares aggregated demographic information with our beneficiaries and sponsors. This is not linked to any Personally Identifiable Information. We use credit card processing companies to bill users for donations. These companies do not retain, share, store or use Personally Identifiable Information for any secondary purposes. Should we partner with another party to provide specific services, when the user signs up for these services we will share names or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These third parties are not permitted to use Personally Identifiable Information except for the purpose of providing these services.