Privacy & Use Policy
Effective February 1, 2022
Information Collection and Use
Hope may record the numerical Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. This information (“Non-Personal Information”) does NOT identify you personally. We use this Non-Personal Information to monitor the effectiveness of our site and identify areas of interest and improvements. If you choose to use certain features and functions of the site, we ask you to provide certain personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”). By providing such information, you consent to our collection and use of it, as described in this Privacy Statement. We do not collect any Personal Information about you when you visit the site unless you give us that information. The Personal Information you provide includes information provided during any registration process, including contact information, such as your name, organization name, address and email address, and information about your interests and preferences.
Although we will use all reasonable means to safeguard the privacy of your personal information, transmissions made via the Internet cannot be made absolutely secure. When our forms ask users to enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number), that information is secured using SSL encryption to protect sensitive data transmissions from your computer to our website. While on a secure page, the lock icon on the bottom of web browsers such as Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer locks, as opposed to un-locked, or open.
We provide links on Hopes’ sites to other sites of interest. We do not endorse the content of these sites or guarantee that they will abide by this Privacy Statement. Your use of such linked sites is subject to the terms, conditions, and privacy policies of the providers of those sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each site that collects Personal Information.
Children and Parental Permission
We do not knowingly collect any information from children under 13. Some of the information available on the Sites concerns the topic of sex and may not be appropriate for children. Further, the Sites are not directed to children under the age of 13 and we will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT PARENTS PARTICIPATE IN THEIR CHILDREN’S EXPLORATION OF THE INTERNET AND ANY ONLINE SERVICES AND USE THEIR BROWSER’S PARENTAL CONTROLS TO LIMIT THE AREAS OF THE INTERNET TO WHICH THEIR CHILDREN HAVE ACCESS.
Hope does not send mailers (physical or electronic mailings) to our patients.
Publicly Sharing Your Comments and Stories
Hope often receives information from website visitors who have successfully participated in our programs and/or employed our resources. In certain instances, we would like to share publicly the comments and stories we receive by posting this information on our website. We will not publicly share any information we receive on our website without first receiving the express consent of the individual who submitted the information. Furthermore, we will not post information in any way that specifically identifies the sender of that information unless the sender approves it.
Copyright and Restrictions on Use of Materials
The contents of our sites are protected by copyright and trademark laws and are the property of their owners. Unless stated otherwise, you may access the materials located within the solely for your personal use. This means you may download one copy of posted materials on a single computer for personal, noncommercial home use only, so long as you neither change nor delete any author attribution, trademark, legend, or copyright notice. When you download copyrighted material, you do not obtain any ownership rights in that material.
Restrictions on Use
Hope strictly prohibits and disclaims any and all liability for the use of this website for the communication of illegal, false, pornographic, obscene, threatening, or otherwise offensive remarks, content, or material. We strictly prohibit and are not liable for breaches of confidentiality that make take place within this website.
All material, resources, content, and information published, posted, or distributed are designed and intended for general informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for the direct counsel of an attorney, professional counselor, or medical professional. You expressly assume the risk of your reliance upon any content or information contained in or accessed through this website.
Information about Health
Hopes’ website features a variety of content on issues related to pregnancy, abortion, human sexuality, sexual health, contraception, abstinence, and other related issues. Such information featured on this website is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice. You are always advised to seek advice from your personal medical physician on issues related to your health. The issues and content discussed on this website are for general audiences only. Your physician is typically best able to evaluate whether or not a specific health suggestion or potential course of treatment is best for you.
If required by law to disclose the information that you have submitted, we will attempt to provide you with notice (unless prohibited) that a request for your information has been made in order to give you an opportunity to object to the disclosure. We will attempt to provide this notice by email if you have given us an email address or by postal mail if you have entered a postal address. We will independently object to overly broad requests for access to information about users of our site. If you do not challenge the disclosure request, we may be legally required to turn over your information.
Hope maintains the right to adjust or change these Terms and Conditions at any time and asks that you check this policy for updates. Changes posted on this site, become effective immediately upon posting.
All donations are final.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Hope from any liability, loss, claim, expense, and damage award (including attorneys’ fees) that arise from any claim, action, or demand related to your violation of this agreement or use of this site in any manner. By accessing and using this website, you accept these Terms and Conditions, as revised and modified, if any, each time you access this website.
Laws set forth by the state of Florida govern our Terms and Conditions. The material presented within this website, unless otherwise noted, was created in the state of Florida for sole use by and for Hope Women's Centers. If you utilize this website or the resources therein outside of the United States, you are legally obligated to abide by the laws of that location.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found void, unenforceable, or unlawful, it does not serve to invalidate all other provisions herein. Hope maintains the right to alter these terms at any time by updating this content without formal notice to users. This is the full agreement for use of this website.
All contents copyright © 2022 Hope Women's Centers. All materials on this website are solely owned and copyrighted by Hope Women's Centers and are protected by U.S. and international copyrights unless otherwise indicated.