Your privacy is critically important to us. At Worldwide Healing Hands, we have a few fundamental principles:
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our sites or products.
If you have questions about accessing or correcting your personal data, please contact our support team by scrolling to the bottom of this page.
Worldwide Healing Hands operates the WorldwideHealingHands.org website. It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
Like most website operators, Worldwide Healing Hands collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Worldwide Healing Hands’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Worldwide Healing Hands’ visitors use its website. From time to time, Worldwide Healing Hands may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Worldwide Healing Hands also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blog. Worldwide Healing Hands only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Worldwide Healing Hands’ websites choose to interact with Worldwide Healing Hands in ways that require Worldwide Healing Hands to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Worldwide Healing Hands gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for our email list to provide a their name and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Worldwide Healing Hands– by purchasing our software for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Worldwide Healing Hands collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Worldwide Healing Hands. Worldwide Healing Hands does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. We do not store your credit card information. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Worldwide Healing Hands may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Worldwide Healing Hands may monitor the most popular blogs on the WordPress.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Worldwide Healing Hands may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Worldwide Healing Hands does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Worldwide Healing Hands discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Worldwide Healing Hands’ behalf or to provide services available at Worldwide Healing Hands’ website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Worldwide Healing Hands’ website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Worldwide Healing Hands will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Worldwide Healing Hands discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Worldwide Healing Hands believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Worldwide Healing Hands, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Worldwide Healing Hands website and have supplied your email address, Worldwide Healing Hands may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Worldwide Healing Hands and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Worldwide Healing Hands takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.