Privacy & Copyright

1. General

HOPE and LATINAS.ORG respects the privacy of every individual who visits our websites and online areas, participates in interactive bulletin boards or forums, or purchases products on-line. This statement of our privacy policies outlines the information HOPE/LATINAS.ORG collects through our websites and how we use that information. This policy statement also instructs you on what to do if you want HOPE/LATINAS.ORG to modify or remove your personal information collected or stored during previous visits to HOPE/ LATINAS.ORG websites.

2. Use of Personal Information

HOPE/LATINAS.ORG does collect and retain personally identifiable information about you (that is, your name, address, telephone number, or email address, etc.)  You may review information you have already submitted and or ask us to make changes to that information.  If you like for us to remove it from our records, please contact us at the email address listed at the bottom of this policy statement. We will use reasonable efforts to delete your information from our existing files. 

If you do provide us with personal information, we may retain and use that information for several purposes. HOPE/LATINAS.ORG may use the information it collects to customize your experience on the HOPE/ LATINAS.ORG websites. We will also use your email address to send you updates about new products, specials and other items of interest. Your e-mail address or other contact information will not be provided to any third party without your prior consent.

3. Bulletin Boards and Forums

HOPE/LATINAS.ORG websites and online areas may in the future operate several bulletin boards and forums that allow you to participate in on-line discussions with other on-line participants or affiliated members of HOPE/LATINAS.ORG website users. When you contribute a message to one of these discussions, certain personal information will become part of your posting and will be stored by HOPE/LATINAS.ORG.  In addition, your e-mail address and any other personal information you include will become available to other participants who may read or reply to your message. By participating in any HOPE/LATINAS.ORG bulletin board or forum, you consent to the Terms and Conditions available by hyperlink from each bulletin board or forum. All submissions become the property of HOPE/LATINAS.ORGHOPE/LATINAS.ORG will not use any personal by identifiable information contained in postings for marketing or any other purpose.

4. Technical Information Collected Automatically

We also collect certain technical information, which does not allow us to identify you personally, pertaining to your use of our website. For example, on the Web such information may include the type of Internet Browser or computer operating system that you are using and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site or advertisement.

5. Information Placed Automatically On Your Computer's Hard Drive

When you view one of our websites, we store information in the form of a "cookie" or similar file that is automatically downloaded to your computer. Cookies enable us, among other things, to tailor a website or advertisement to better match your interests and preferences. If you do not want cookies sent to or stored on your system, most Internet Browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, prevent them from being stored or trigger a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.

6. Whom to Contact

If you have submitted information about yourself through the HOPE/ LATINAS.ORG website or interactive advertisement, and you would like us to delete that information from our records, please send an email to latinas@latinas.org. We will make reasonable efforts to delete your personal information from our existing files.

Copyright Statement

All documents, webpages, and other materials included on the HOPE/LATINAS.ORG or any other website owned and operated by HOPE/LATINAS.ORG, are the sole property of HOPE/LATINAS.ORG © 2000. No reproduction in whole or in part may be made without the express written consent of the HOPE/LATINAS.ORG.  The HOPE/LATINAS.ORG provides a limited license to the Internet community to store these documents and images in temporary cache memory to view them, provided the user reads and accepts the disclaimer and the agreements and the user agrees to accept full responsibility and to hold the HOPE/LATINAS.ORG and its agents harmless for any use, intended or otherwise, or any consequences of use of these documents, regardless of negligence.  No claim of copyright is made for any government documents or works.  If you are requesting permission or have questions, please send an email to latinas@latinas.org.