Web Site Privacy and Terms of Use Policy

A Helping Hand Adoption Agency (AHH) provides this web site in order to allow viewers the opportunity to learn and contribute to our mission. This policy outlines our commitment to your privacy regarding the information you provide through our site. The policy also states the limitations placed on your use of the information and technology provided by the web site. Your use of AHH’s web site constitutes your agreement to the terms and conditions stated in this policy. AHH reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Please return often to review it.

Use of the AHH web site constitutes agreement to the terms and conditions stated in this policy.

Web Site Privacy

The AHH web site, www.ahelpinghandadoption.org, privacy policy is clear: AHH collects no personal information about you when you visit our web site unless you choose to provide that information.

Confidentiality

AHH assures you that the identity and information provided by all who contact us through this web site is kept confidential: AHH does not rent, sell, trade or exchange our mailing lists. AHH does not share any information with outside parties unless given permission prior to the action, except that AHH will share information with government or law enforcement authorities in its sole discretion or as required by law. If AHH should merge or combine with another organization, or cease its activities, its lists may be transferred to an appropriate purchaser or successor.

Information Collected Automatically

If the only action you do when visiting our site is browse through the web site, read pages or download information, AHH will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. No identifying information that can identify you personally is collected. The information automatically collected is the IP address of each visitor to this site. This IP address tells us which domain you visited from (example: google.com, msn.com or aol.com), but not your e-mail address. We use the information recorded to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer this web site more effectively, and to gather broad demographic information about what countries and domains our visitors come from.

Interactive Opportunities & Providing Personal Information

Interactive opportunities are available for you through AHH’s discussion groups, on-line surveys, donations and client pages. Those who choose to register for the discussion groups or on-line surveys may choose to give us certain contact information (e.g., name, mailing address, e-mail address). We may use this contact information to send announcements from AHH. The contact information may also be used to contact the visitor for various reasons such as acknowledgements, reminders, etc. Those who choose to register with donations and the client area will be required to give detailed information on pages secured with industry standard secure sockets layer (SSL).

Security

In some cases where sensitive information is gathered, our site uses SSL encrypted contribution response forms for visitors who choose to provide information, request information or make donations. AHH collects all necessary contact information (e.g., name, mailing address, phone and e-mail address), and financial information (credit card numbers) to complete the activity. Credit card information is not kept beyond the transaction. Contact information from the response form is used to process donations, provide receipts and other information about AHH to our visitors.

Links to Other Sites

AHH wishes to provide you with other resources regarding adoption and the welfare of children around the world. AHH provides several links to other sites on the Internet. We have no control over these links or sites. These sites may have different privacy policies and information gathering practices. AHH claims no responsibility or liability for the content, reliability of information and privacy policies. Once you have entered these sites, you are under their terms and policies.

Removing or Changing Information From AHH’s Records

This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service(s); or for changing or modifying information previously provided.

  1. E-mail to webmaster@ahelpinghandadoption.org
  2. Send mail to the following address:

    A Helping Hand Adoption Agency
    Attn: Internet Administrator
    767 Lane Allen Road
    Lexington, KY 40504

  3. Call AHH at (859) 263-9964

When contacting us to change your status, be sure to include any information that would help us identify you on our lists, such as complete contact information (e.g., name, mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address), or information about venues in which you gave us your contact information online (e.g., discussion board, donations, guest book, online survey, etc.).

Questions About the Privacy Statement

If you have further questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with this web site, please contact

A Helping Hand Adoption Agency
Attn: Internet Administrator
767 Lane Allen Road
Lexington, KY 40504

Phone: (859) 263-9964
E-mail: webmaster@ahelpinghandadoption.org

Terms of Use

By using this site, you agree to the terms below. Your use of AHH’s web site, www.ahelpinghandadoption.org, and all pages within its domain allows AHH the right to seek all legal means to address any violations of the terms below.

AHH Web Site

This web site is the property of AHH and is meant for the sole purpose of personal or educational use. Any other use, including reproduction or translation of the site other than for personal or educational use requires the express written permission of AHH. Request should be sent towebmaster@ahelpinghandadoption.org.

Copyright

All contents of AHH’s web site are copyrighted and are protected under the United States and other copyright laws. All materials located on this site are property of AHH or its licensors.