(Updated May 2019)
Information We Collect
On the New York City Rescue Mission website you can provide contact information for organization-related purposes and to make online donations. The types of personally identifiable information we collect include:
Your name, address, phone number, email address and in the case of online donations, credit card information and expiration date;
Your request(s) to receive periodic updates: e.g., to individuals who request it, we will send periodic e-mails related to specific fundraising appeals or containing newsletters or updates.
How Information is Used
New York City Rescue Mission uses your information to understand your needs, to provide you with better service, to make improvements to our family of websites, and to monitor use of our websites. Specifically, we may use your information to help complete a transaction, to communicate back to you and to update you on information about our organization. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained for other purposes.
No Sharing of Personal Information
New York City Rescue Mission will not disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties outside of our family of programs unless ordered to do so by court or other legal authority. Your personally identifiable information obtained through your use of our website will be kept confidential. Use of your personally identifiable information will be limited to activities which further the ministry activities and purposes of New York City Rescue Mission such as mailing New York City Rescue Mission program newsletters or completing credit card transactions. In no event will your personally identifiable information be used outside of New York City Rescue Mission and its family of programs.
New York City Rescue Mission is committed to ensuring the security of your personal information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the proper use of your personally identifiable information, we have established and implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol Internet encryption software when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. You will notice the URL of our website pages begin with “https”, which signifies a secure site.
Cookies are used on our website for tracking purposes, in order to help provide a better experience for you (i.e., looking at aggregate data, we can determine portions of our website that provide a poor user experience and fix them). If you would not like to participate in improving the experience here, you can block cookies via your browser options.
Removing Your Name from our Mailing List
If you desire to remove your name from our mailing list, so you do not receive any future postal mail or email communications from us, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with “REMOVE FROM MAILING LIST” in the subject line.