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Privacy Policy

Effective: April 1st, 2024

NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

Thank you for visiting Portland Rescue Mission’s website. Your privacy is important to us, and we are dedicated to safeguarding any personal information you share with us. This Privacy Policy is designed to explain why we collect specific information and how we will protect your privacy, applicable both online and offline to our donors and participants. Use of this website confirms your agreement to the terms within our Privacy Policy. Please be aware that Portland Rescue Mission may modify this Privacy Policy at any time without notice by posting changes on our website, and such changes will be effective immediately upon posting.

We will not trade, share, or sell your personal information with anyone else nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, this Privacy Policy notification outlines what personally identifiable information is collected through the website, who collects the information, how the information is used, and what choices you have regarding collecting, using, and distributing your information. Additionally, this Privacy Policy outlines the security procedures in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of information under our control and how you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.

If you have any questions regarding this statement, please email us at [email protected] and reference the Privacy Policy in your subject line.

 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW THAT INFORMATION IS USED:

Our registration forms require users to provide contact information that may include name, e-mail address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit cards or social security numbers, on the portlandrescuemission.org website.

 

INTERNET PROTOCOL ADDRESS:

We collect IP addresses from all visitors to our website. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your device when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our website, analyze trends, track users’ movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

 

USE OF “COOKIES”:

Our website may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. Cookies allow Portland Rescue Mission to understand which parts of our website are receiving higher traffic/the most popular pages and allow us to study time spent on these pages. The information is only used to study traffic patterns on our website so we may improve your overall experience while navigating through our sections. A cookie cannot retrieve information from the following areas: hard drive, folders, or personal files; it cannot pass on computer viruses or spam; and does not include phishing software. The use of cookies makes web surfing easier by performing certain functions, such as saving your passwords and personal preferences, regarding your use of the particular website and ensuring you don’t repeatedly see the same ad.

 

REMARKETING:

We use Google AdWords Remarketing to advertise Portland Rescue Mission across the Internet. Google AdWords Remarketing will display relevant ads tailored to you based on what parts of the Portland Rescue Mission website you have viewed by placing a cookie on your machine. The cookie indicates that this person visited this page and shows them ads relating to that page. Google AdWords Remarketing allows us to tailor your marketing to suit your needs better and only display relevant ads.  To opt out of Google AdWords Remarketing, please visit:  Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

 

SECURITY:

All information provided to Portland Rescue Mission is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt or scramble data before you send it to us. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant its security.

 

OTHER WEBSITES:

Our website contains links to other websites, and when you click on one of these links, you enter another website for which Portland Rescue Mission has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

 

CONTACTING THE WEBSITE:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us at [email protected] or contact us at the following address:

Portland Rescue Mission
P.O. Box 3713
Portland, OR 97208-3713