Privacy Policy

This is the official web site of New York City Rescue Mission.

Our postal address is:
New York City Rescue Mission
Canal Street Station
P.O. Box 296
New York, NY 10013-0296

You may reach us via email at or by telephone at (212) 226-6214.

Information We Collect

For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes only the user’s domain name, but not the email address. We only record your email address in our database if you subscribe to our e-bulletin or offer it along with donor correspondence.

We collect only the domain name; the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via email; aggregate information on what pages visitors access or visit; and information volunteered by the visitor, such as donation transactions and/or site registrations.

The information we collect is used for internal review and used to improve the content of our Web page. We never sell or rent our supporter’s name or information.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is message given to a Web browser by a Web server. The browser stores the message in a text file. The message is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

New York City Rescue Mission uses cookies and other tracking technologies to enhance the web site and improve user experiences online. The cookies never include personal information such as name, mailing address, phone number, or credit card information. We have no way of collecting such information from the cookies. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and many major web sites use them to provide useful features for their customers. Visitors can also accept or reject cookies. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you would prefer, you can set your browser to reject cookies.

Opt-Out Instructions

If you want to stop receiving email from us, please send us an email requesting to be unsubscribed. We will update our records accordingly.

If you supply us with your postal address you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on upcoming events, current needs or Mission news. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by contacting us at the email address or phone number provided above. When requesting removal, please provide us with your name and address the exact way they appear in our records. We will then be sure your name is removed from the list.

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding support and services and/or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls, please let us know by sending us an email at the above address. In the email, please provide us with your name and phone number. We will be sure your name is removed from the list.

Use of Ad Servers

We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

Changes to Privacy Policy

From time to time, we may use contributors’ information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.

Contributors may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by contacting us at the email address or phone number provided above.

Access to Your Information

We regularly provide contributors with notification that we have received their donation. We also provide contributors with access to transaction information (e.g., past dates on which they made a donation) and contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number and email address) that we maintain about them.

Our supporter may access this information or have information updated/corrected by contacting us at the above email address or phone number.

Security Policy

Online donations are always directed to a secure site using industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving the contributor’s data. Your transaction is always kept in strict confidence.