WHDC respects the privacy of our residents, donors, volunteers, and online visitors. Any personal information you provide is voluntary. We do not require that you register in order to view our site. WHDC is committed to preserving your privacy when visiting this website, and this policy discusses our practices.
This policy covers both personal information, which is information that can be identified to a particular individual because of a combination of name, number, symbol, mark, or other indicator, and non-personal information that without additional information, does not identify a particular individual.
WHDC does not collect any personal information about you during your visit to this website unless you provide that information voluntarily. There are times, such as when you donate online, apply to be a volunteer, or request to receive our e-newsletter, when we will collect specific information, such as your name, mailing address, zip code and/or e-mail address. If you provide an address or e-mail address you may receive communications from us – by mail or electronically – regarding WHDC-related topics, news and support opportunities.
If you provide personal information to WHDC, our employees who have access to this information are required to follow appropriate procedures in handling and disclosing your information. All personal information about you or your organization that we receive via fax or mail is physically protected.
Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties. We do not sell, share, rent, lease or distribute email addresses or other personal information to others for their commercial use.
Security of Your Personal Information
To secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure, WHDC uses third party solutions with the following: FamilyMetrics and Network for Good
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
WHDC does not monitor your personal activity on our site. We do track collective, anonymous user data to evaluate the effectiveness of our website to help us make improvements. The following non-personal information about your visit is collected and stored:
- The Internet Protocol (IP) address and domain name of your Internet service provider. The IP address is the numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. It is used to direct information to your computer over the Internet;
- The URL (website address, e.g., www.wesleyhousing.org) of the website from which you linked to this site;
- The type of browser and operating system you use when you visit this site;
- The date, time (including time zone) when you visit this site;
- The webpage and services you access at this site; and
- The forms that you download from this website.
We use this and other non-personal information internally to find out how people use this website, to help us understand which types of information are of most interest to our visitors so that we can improve this website’s content, to assess system performance, and to identify problem areas. We do not sell or distribute this information to others for their commercial use.
Cookies are text files stored by your web browser to record information about you or your activities on a website. Using cookies for this purpose is a common, generally accepted practice on the Internet. We may use temporary cookies to enhance, customize, or enable your visit to this website. Temporary cookies do not contain personal information that can be used to identify you, do not compromise your privacy or security, and are erased when you close your browser.
Information Obtained by Google Analytics
This website uses the Google Analytics web analysis service. Google Analytics stores a persistent cookie on your hard drive. The information in this cookie (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google and stored on Google servers. Google uses this information to anonymously analyze your use of the website, compile reports on your website activity for site operators, and provide other services related to your website activity and Internet usage. Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where those third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
By using this website, you consent to Google Analytics processing of data about you.
This website may provide links to websites maintained by other organizations. A link to another website does not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products, or services of that other website.
WHDC has partnered with Network for Good to securely process donations using online credit card payment via (tax ID 68-0480736). If used, this transaction will appear on your credit card statement as “Network for Good.” By using this website, this transaction is subject to Network for Good’s Privacy, Security & Disclosure Statement and the Charitable Solicitation Disclosure. If you are making a recurring donation, by clicking “Donate Now” you are consenting to the Stored Credential Consent Agreement.
WHDC has partnered with FamilyMetrics powered by Pangea Foundation to collect volunteer information via Google form during the application process. All information collected is securely stored in the FamilyMetrics Database. By using this collection form, you are consenting to Pangea Foundation’s policies.
Notice to Children Younger than Age 13
We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children younger than 13. When kids send email to us, their online contact information (email address) is not used to re-contact them and is not maintained in retrievable form.
The content on this website, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and logos is owned by either WHDC or the party that has provided the content to WHDC, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Unauthorized copying of any of this content could lead to copyright infringement. You may not copy, reproduce, duplicate, sell, or otherwise transfer or commercially exploit this web site (or any portion of it) without WHDC’s written permission.
To Modify the Mailings You Receive from Us
You have the choice to modify or discontinue any communications you receive from WHDC. We value your support and care about your time, and want you to feel good about the support you provide to WHDC.
To modify your mailing preferences, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us the following:
- The name and address as it appears on the mailing pieces you receive from us.
- If you want to reduce or discontinue receiving mail from WHDC.
- If you would like to receive our newsletter and periodic e-mail updates.
For Additional Information
Wesley Housing Development Corporation
Attn: External Relations Department
5515 Cherokee Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22312
Effective as of February 1, 2020