You may have accessed HOBY directly by visiting our Web site, the home page of which is located at www.hoby.org, or through the Web site of one of our third-party partners with whom we have teamed to provide volunteering services (“Partners”). This notice applies to all information you submit to HOBY, whether through the HOBY Web site or through the Web site of one of our Partners. Please note that we cannot be responsible for the information you submit directly to third parties, including our Partners, who may have their own posted policies regarding the collection and use of your information. We urge you to review the policies of our Partners through whom you may access our services.
For Newsletter Subscribers
For Volunteers signing up for the WLC or other HOBY programs
For Donors Making a Donation
For Students signing up for a program
The only time HOBY will ask for your personal information is when signing up for one of our mailing lists or enrolling you in one of our programs. We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Please be aware that, to the extent required to provide our services, we share your Information with volunteers, nonprofit organizations, or our Partners, as applicable
We may use our email lists for sending out our newsletter and other HOBY outbound communications. We do not, however, sell, rent or trade our general newsletter email addresses to outside parties.
To the extent that you have provided any Information to us through our Web site or the Web site of one of our Partners regarding volunteer opportunities associated with one of our Partners, we may share your Information with the applicable Partner. Each of our Partners has its own policies regarding the collection and use of personal information, and HOBY is not responsible for their use of your Information.
Donor information is kept completely confidential. We will not share any information on donations made through the HOBY website with any third parties or Partners.
Cookies are tiny data files that Web sites commonly write to your hard drive when you visit them so that they can remember you when you visit. A cookie file contains information that can identify you anonymously and maintain your privacy. Cookies are used for the secure sections of our site including the volunteer section. Additionally, Cookies are used by some of our partners who provide services in connection with our site.
Occasionally, we hire third-party service providers to help us provide or improve the services we offer you. Sometimes it is necessary for these providers to have access to the Information we collect about you. In those cases, we take reasonable steps to ensure that these providers do not use or otherwise disclose any Information we collect about you except for the purpose of fulfilling their service obligations to us.
In addition, we share aggregate information about our users with certain third parties. This information shows user activity as a whole rather than on an individual basis and cannot be used to individually identify you. We use aggregated information we collect about users to continue to improve our service for you.
This site contains links to other sites. HOBY is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
If you are a volunteer, donor or partner and would like to have your Information deleted from the site, you may do so by contacting our website manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Individuals who receive HOBY communications do so on an opt-in basis. All communications are optional and allow the nonprofit organization, volunteer, subscriber or other user to unsubscribe from the newsletter. In every email we send, we provide instructions regarding how to opt-out of receiving future mailings. Users may remove their Information from our database so as not to receive our service or future communications by sending an email to our newsletter team at email@example.com
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of Information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the Information we collect online.
We appreciate your questions or comments about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with HOBY. Please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can send mail to 31255 Cedar Valley Drive, Suite 327, Westlake Village, CA 91362.
Revised March 10, 2007
More than 4,000 committed HOBY volunteers plan and execute HOBY programs each year, serving both at the local HOBY affiliate level and on HOBY’s Board of Trustees. Due to the selfless efforts of volunteers and the contributions of generous donors, more than 9,000 students participate in HOBY programs annually.