Our Commitment to Privacy

RACE Charities ( “RACE” ) respects the privacy of every individual who visits www.racecharities.org ( “Web site” ). This notice explains our online information practices. Because your privacy is important to us, we provide you with notice and choices about the collection and use of your information. To make this notice easy to find, links are provided at the bottom of our homepage and on every page within our Web site. Additionally, each page that requests personally identifiable information reminds you of the importance of your privacy and provides a link to the privacy policy. By visiting RACE at www.racecharities.org, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Notice. You may click on any underlined word to receive a more in-depth explanation of the term.

Data Security

We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information and to honoring your choices for its intended use. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we strive to maintain physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards.

We process your financial transactions (donations and book purchases) via encrypted SSL sessions. SSL is the industry standard for securing Web-messaging transactions.

Inside RACE, data is stored in password-controlled servers. Our staff and volunteers are educated about the importance of safeguarding your information and we are committed to holding them accountable for protecting your confidentiality. However, such precautions do not guarantee that our Web site is invulnerable to all security breaks. RACE makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation that the use of our Web site is protected from viruses, security threats, or other vulnerabilities and that your information will always be secure.

Whenever RACE permits an external third party to access personally-identifiable information, appropriate procedures are followed to help ensure that the information is used only for authorized purposes and by authorized persons in a manner consistent with the choices RACE constituents have made under this statement, and that the security, integrity and privacy of the information is maintained. While RACE will employ procedures to help ensure that your information is only used for authorized purposes as described above, we cannot make any guarantees with respect to the actions or policies of such third parties.

Content Usage

Unless otherwise indicated, all information contained on this Web site — such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, and audio clips — is copyrighted by and proprietary to RACE Charities, and may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed, sublicensed, altered, stored for subsequent use, or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without RACE’s prior written consent, except that the user may make such temporary copies in a single computer’s RAM and hard-drive cache as are necessary to browse the Web site, and the user may make one permanent printout of each page of the Web site to be used by the user for personal and noncommercial uses which do not harm the reputation of RACE.

In Glory's words-

If just one life is saved, the sacrifices we all make will be worth it.

-Glorianna Gensch (June 2007)