General Privacy Policy

Healing the Wounds (HTW)  strives to protect the privacy of personal information gathered from members, supporters, and others who donate or become members of HTW, those who otherwise communicate with HTW through all of our communication channels, as well as those visitors to our Website. We have created this privacy policy to communicate our practices regarding the collection and dissemination of personal information that you provide to us and that can be linked to a specific individual, such as a name, postal address, telephone number(s), email address, or any other information, provided to us by our members, supporters and Website visitors (hereinafter “Personal Information.

See our Donor Privacy Policy for how we use information we collect through social media fundraising efforts, including, but not limited to mobile giving, email, and similar mobile text to give programs.

By submitting your personal information to us, you consent and agree that HTW may use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

HTW’s Collection and Use of Personal Information:

HTW collects Personal Information supplied to us voluntarily by members, supporters, volunteers, and visitors to this Website.  We may use such voluntarily provided information to improve our understanding of your interests, to improve our services and to provide our services, or to contact you for future support. In order to utilize certain features of our site or receive information from HTW or make a donation, you may choose to provide Personal Information. If you do submit information to us, we will use that information for the purposes for which it was submitted and by providing it, you are consenting to such use. We may also use your information in other ways, such as to contact you about other HTW activities and/or fundraising or membership communications, to conduct matching on Facebook or other social media, or as otherwise disclosed to you at the point of collection and/or this policy.

HTW does not rent or sell the names of its members. HTW uses third-party vendors to provide services on this Website and in offline business operations. The information that you submit on this site or through other communications may be provided to those vendors on a confidential basis so that those vendors can provide services (such as maintaining our database, sending email messages, facilitating fundraising activities, or processing credit card transactions) on our behalf.

Other than as described in this privacy policy, or as may be necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of our organization or others, or as may be necessary to comply with applicable law, HTW will not give or sell the Personal Information you provide online.

Use of Email Address and Cellular Telephone Numbers:

When you become a member or donate to HTW or sign up on our Website, or complete some other data form, you will be asked to supply your email address and/or telephone number(s).  By providing your email address and/or your cellular telephone number, you are consenting to receive membership, fundraising, and other contacts from HTW.  HTW does not sell or rent your email address or telephone number to any third party.  Email addresses and telephone numbers provided to HTW are only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails or mobile communications and to contracted service providers and vendors for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.

All email messages contain a link to unsubscribe from HTW email.  You may subscribe or unsubscribe to HTW at any time by contacting HTW or by giving a notice by United States mail to the following address at the end of this policy.  Please see our Donor Privacy Policy which complements this general privacy policy in terms of how we use other Personal Information collected from members and donors to HTW.

User Submissions:

HTW welcomes your comments and participation on its site.  However, you acknowledge that if you send us creative suggestions, stories, photos, videos, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information, the information shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of HTW.  By submission of any information to us, you assign to us and we shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to such information and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation.

As a user of this site, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting.  Therefore, do not impersonate another person and not transmit material to us that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner of have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; do not send material that reveals trade secrets, unless you won them or have the permission of the owner; do not send material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; do not send material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; and do not send sexually explicit images, advertising or solicitations of business, or chain letters.

You represent and warrant that any information and/or material you post or provide to HTW through any medium is truthful, accurate, not misleading, not confidential property of others, and not in violation of any other third party’s rights.  Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that all submissions will become the property of HTW and that HTW has the right to publish or republish the submission for any type of use including for promotional and advertising purposes without compensation to you of any kind.  Should your submission include third party materials, you grant, represent and warrant that you, as well as the owner of such content, have expressly granted HTW a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide exclusive license to use the submission in any manner, media or form now known or hereafter developed.  HTW shall have the right to sublicense its rights.

Use of “Cookies”:

Our Site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

Contacting the Web Site and/or HTW:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact Healing the Wounds via the following email address:

Binding Effect/Modification of Policy and Terms

By accessing the HTW Website, you agree that the terms, combined with your act of using the Website and/or services offered on or through the Website have the same legal force and effect as a written contract with your written signature and satisfy any laws that require a writing or signature, including any applicable stature of frauds.  You further agree that you shall not challenge the validity, enforceability or admissibility of the terms on the grounds that it was electronically transmitted or authorized.  In addition, you acknowledge that you have had the opportunity to print the terms.

HTW may change this Privacy Policy and its Terms of Use at any time by posting the changed or amended Privacy Policy and Terms of Use on the Website.  Your continued viewing of or use of this Website following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use will signify your assent to any such changes or amendments.

Opt-out/Contact HTW:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact HTW via our email address that follows. If you wish to opt-out of receiving future communications or should you wish to opt-out of having your information shared by HTW, please contact HTW via email at:

Donor Privacy Policy

In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Donor Privacy Policy, our general Privacy Policy, as well as our Terms of Use. HTW (Healing the Wounds) reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Donor Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our Site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, this Donor Privacy Policy notifies you of:

  1. What we define Personal Information to be
  2. What Personal Information of yours is collected through the Site;
  3. Who collects such information;
  4. How such information is used;
  5. With whom your information may be shared;
  6. What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information;
  7. What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control; and
  8. How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to HTW by sending an email to ——– Please reference this Donor Privacy Policy in your subject line.

Personal Information

“Personal Information” is information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address, telephone number(s), and email address. We collect and store the personally identifiable information that you have provided us via one of the email addresses identified on our website or when you otherwise contact us in person, by phone, or by email, with a question, or when you make a donation or become a member.  When you provide us your Personal Information in these or other contexts, you are consenting to HTW contacting you at the address, email address, or telephone number(s) provided, including your cellular telephone with information about services, programs, fundraising, membership, and other similar communications.  We also collect your name, email address, telephone number(s) and payment information when you make a contribution or pay membership dues, either on our website, at a special event, over the phone or by mailing in a check.  The above list provides a sample of personal information that may be collected by HTW.  

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:

Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, telephone number(s), format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.

Contacting HTW about this Web Site:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact Healing the Wounds via email at: