HELP refers to a social enterprise made up of HELP CARES, and HELPFORLIFE , a nonprofit, social welfare organization, organized according to Section 501(c)(4) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code (IRC); and HELP CARES, a profit, limited liability corporation. HELP, HELPFORLIFE & HELPCARES are related entities. As such, the organizations share common missions as a benefits corporation entity. While HELP is the parent company, and HELPCARES pays to HELPFORLIFE, any data collected by HELP may be shared between the two organizations.
HELP is headquartered in the United States and maintains its primary website servers there. As such, any information you provide will be transferred from your home country (i.e., the location in which you put in your information) to HELPS’s servers in the US. By accepting this Policy through submitting your information via this website, you are consenting to such a transfer.
Information HELP collects and how we use it
To fulfill its mission, HELP depends on the participation of people just like you. Our website is designed to facilitate that participation through interaction, which often means asking people for their personal information. What follows is an explanation of the ways in which we ask for your personal information, and what is protected and what isn’t.
When you become a member of HELP, we ask for information, including your name, email address, postal or zip code and country of residence. We do not share or otherwise disclose any personally-identifying information collected in this process. Only HELP staff and authorized agents (as described further below) have access to personally identifiable information provided by you. You have the choice as to whether to provide such information to us.
- A big part of our ability to influence people comes from petitions.
- Before signing, you should know what information we will keep private and what information we will make public.
- When you sign a petition on our website, we treat your name and country as public information and may share this with the world leader or decision maker who is the target of the petition.
- When making such petition information public, we will never disclose your email address or phone number.
There are opportunities on our website for you to send messages directly to decision makers via email, twitter and letter. Due to the nature of the communication, whatever information you provide—your email address for example—will be shared with the message’s recipient. If you choose to share your contact information with a decision maker in this way, we cannot limit or control how, if at all, that person or organization will use your information or keep it private.
Our website has online form(s) and email addresses through which you can contact us with questions, concerns, to report problems with our website, or other issues. In order to respond to you, we need your email address and country in which you live. While we retain this information for our records, we will not use it for any purpose except to correspond with you regarding your inquiry without your permission. You may use these online form(s) and email addresses to correspond with us regarding any rights you may have under applicable law concerning the accuracy of the personally identifying data in our possession and its use, and we will comply with laws applicable to you and us in resolving the issue you raise. To unsubscribe from our email list, click here.
We may disclose your personal information as necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
Non-Personal Information: Cookies
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer, mobile or other internet-connected device by your web browser. They are used by most websites to facilitate certain types of functionality and usability of the website, including remembering you the next time you visit.
Cookies contain information about your use of a particular website but do not include any personally-identifying information by themselves
(for example, they do not store your name or address).
To find out more about cookies more generally click here.
Some forms and usage with the types of cookies used include:
These cookies are used to recognize return visitors to HELP so the site can remember your preferences. For example, cookies save you the trouble closing notification windows if you have closed them during a previous visit.
Similar to most websites, we use analytics to improve user experience and HELP’s functionality. We use external services, including but not limited to Google Analytics and Chartbeat, to provide real-time reporting of, among other things, your use and navigation of HELP to staff and our authorized agents. This reporting includes page views, unique views, unique visitors, repeat visitors, frequency of visits, and peak-volume traffic periods. We do not use this service to gather, request, record, require, collect, or track any user’ personally identifiable information. If you do not wish your use of HELP to be recorded in this way, please visit the Google website for instructions on how to opt-out.
Third party cookies
- Facebook’s data use policy: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other
You have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. However, please note that if you reject some or all cookies, your experience on our site and on other sites may not be complete. In addition, if you do not allow cookies, you will not be able to take advantage of any personalized content delivery offered.
We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13.HELP is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13, and we have designed the site to block our knowing acceptance of information from children under 13 whenever age-related information is requested.
It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the notification, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children under 13, please contact us.
We use encryption technologies when transferring and receiving data. In addition, we have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss or misuse of information on site that we have collected from you. However, the transmission of information over the internet is never completely secure, so, while we do our best to protect personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to our website.
Terms and Conditions
By accessing our site, you are agreeing in good faith to the following terms. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access or use eCares.ngo or our other sites. If you breach any of the terms of this Policy, your authorization to use us is automatically terminates.
HELP Proprietary Rights and Re-Use Policy
The materials on HELP are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and/or other intellectual property laws, and any unauthorized use of the materials may violate such laws. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, governmental regulation and guidelines with respect to or otherwise arising out of your use of HELP.
HELP provides links to other websites and resources. Because we have no control over these sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that HELP does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.
Claims of Copyright Infringement
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes on their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by HELP infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirement.
HELP and its materials are provided “AS-IS.” We do not make any express or implied warranties, representations, or endorsements whatsoever with regard to the materials or related information.
We may include inadvertent inaccuracies or errors. Additionally, the possibility exists that a third party could make unauthorized alterations to our content or features. Although we attempt to ensure the integrity of everything we provide, we make no guarantees as to its completeness or correctness. In the event that a situation arises in which our completeness or correctness is in question, please contact us with, if possible, a description of the material to be checked and the location (URL) where such material can be found on our site, as well as information sufficient to enable us to contact you.
Limitation of Liability
Neither HELP nor any of its affiliates, directors, officers, employees or consultants are responsible or liable for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating in any way to our sites and/or materials contained on any of our sites, any linked site or any content or service available through our sites. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the site, content services, or any linked site is to stop your use of it.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless HELP and our directors, officers, employees, and consultants, from and against any claim or demand (including reasonable attorney fees) arising from: (a) your activities in connection with HELP; (b) any violation of this Policy by you; and, (c) any allegation that any submissions or other materials you submit to us or transmit to our sites infringe or otherwise violate the copyright, trademark trade secret, or other intellectual property or other rights of any third party.
Submissions of Content and HELP’s Take-Down Policy
Submissions of content, materials, and postings must be consistent with the following policy; violation of this policy may cause removal of the content by us. By posting content, you agree to the following terms and conditions.
- Submissions may not contain material that violates or infringes any person or entity’s rights, including, but not limited to any copyright or the rights of privacy and publicity as those rights are defined under applicable law.
- Material submitted may not defame any individual or entity.
- Submissions may not include the posting of materials protected by copyright law, regardless of whether the work has been registered or not, without the express written permission from the holder of those rights.
- Submissions may not contain the brand names, trademarks, trade dress, logos, seals, or other representations that may be associated with a specific organization or individual, without the express written permission of the party or parties having rights and titles to such materials.
- Submissions may not contain images, photos, or works of art that are not owned entirely by the submitting party.
- No images of children will be posted unless appropriate licenses have been obtained from the children’s parents or other guardians.
- Submissions may not contain information, content, statements, or representations that are inflammatory, dangerous, inappropriate, indecent, obscene, tortious, injurious, defamatory, or libelous. Submissions may not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred, or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, sexual identity, or age.
- Submissions may not contain material that is unlawful.
- Submissions may not be intended to promote or otherwise facilitate any commercial activity.
HELP reserves the right to remove any additional content, including links, in whole or in part for violations of this policy or because the content has been deemed unrelated to the postings or discussion taking place.
If you observe any content or material on on our sites that appears to conflict with any of the above requirements, please contact us. Postings may be removed and reviewed at our discretion, and only in the event that such contents are found to be consistent with the Policy will such content be reposted.
General and Changes
If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Policy, or portion of this Policy, to be unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of this Policy, and the remainder of this Policy will continue in full force and effect. Any failure of us to enforce or exercise any provision of this Policy or related right will not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.