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Privacy Policy

Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity respects the privacy of our donors and Web site visitors.

Thank you for visiting our Web site and reading Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity Privacy Policy Statement. Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity is committed to assisting families in need with the life-changing opportunity of buying decent, affordable housing using a team of enthusiastic volunteers and staff guided by Christian values. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit, publicly supported organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

In order to fulfill its mission, Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity maintains databases that are compiled exclusively of information knowingly and voluntarily provided to Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity by our donors and Web site visitors. Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity respects the privacy of all donors and Web site visitors. Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity does not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information about our donors and Web site visitors unless required for law enforcement or otherwise required by law.

Web users are justly concerned about what information is being collected, and how it is being used.

Privacy & Security for Donors

Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity respects and protects your privacy and will never sell, trade or rent your personal information to other individuals or companies.  The information that you provide is used only to complete your donation. With your permission, your name and contact information will be published in Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity Annual Report. If you do not wish share your name and contact information with the charity or charities you supported through Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity or you choose to make your donation anonymously, Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity will not share your name or contact information.  Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity provides a field to include an optional dedication with the donation. Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove text from this field before it is provided to the designated charity, for example, if Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity deems it inappropriate, offensive or misrepresentative.

Please note, Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity receives Memorial and Special Occasion donations both on-line and through the mail. Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity may list the name, city and state of the donor and the occasion in our print Newsletter, unless the donor requests otherwise. This is a well-established policy adopted by most charitable organizations. However, donor amounts and specific addresses are never disclosed. Donors who want the amount of their donation publicly disclosed may request the same from Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity.

We must disclose pertinent credit card information to appropriate banking institutions for those persons using credit cards to make donations to Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity. However, credit card information collected by Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity is used strictly for billing purposes.

Complying With the Legal System

Though Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity makes every effort to preserve donor and customer privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our organization.

Changes to the Policy

Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity periodically reviews and updates this privacy policy.  If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to our web site so our donors and customers are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Site Visitorship Data

Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity routinely gathers data on Web site activity, such as how many people visit our Web site, the pages they visit and where they come from.

Site visitorship data is collected on an aggregate, anonymous basis, which means no personal information is associated with this data.

Please be aware that our Web site contains links to other Web sites and that the privacy practices of these other Web sites may differ from those of Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity. Each Web site is responsible for its own privacy practices.

If Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity decides to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on our website immediately, at www.rchfh.org. If we decide to alter this Privacy Policy Statement, we will show the date of change using the “Last Updated” statement below.

Last Updated 8/31/2017