Latino Professionals respects the privacy of every visitor to our websites and every user of our mobile apps. Your privacy is a priority, and we go to great lengths to protect it. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect and use information about our online visitors. We know you care about your information and we want you to be fully informed about our practices.

This Policy may be changed or updated from time to time. By visiting the Latino Professionals at one of our websites or using one of our mobile apps, you accept the practices described in this Policy.

The Data We Collect

Our websites and mobile apps provide convenient ways for you to access our services and learn about important Latino Professionals opportunities and events. We collect information about our online visitors both directly from our visitors and indirectly from other companies that provide data to us. We use this information to communicate with our supporters and clients and process their transactions. We do not sell it to other organizations.

When you use our websites or apps to make a financial contribution, register for a class or special event, sign up to volunteer, apply for a job, or make a blood donation appointment, we may ask you for your name, address, phone number(s), and other information relevant to the transaction. We will ask for standard credit card information when you make a financial donation, pay for a class, or make a purchase.

We obtain information about our online visitors from other sources as well. For example, we engage vendors that provide contact information and other data. We use this data to help us engage with people who may be interested in participating in Latino Professionals activities or contributing to the Latino Professionals mission.

We also collect non-personal information about our online visitors using “cookies”, pixels, web beacons, and other technologies that operate automatically when you visit our website. We use this information to give our website visitors a more relevant online experience and to help us make website improvements. The information helps us understand which parts of our websites are the most popular, where our online visitors are going, and how long they spend there. If you do not want us to collect information using cookies, you can disable this function in your browser. If you block cookies from us, however, you may not be able to see personalized content and our website may not function optimally.

Financial & In-Kind Donors 

Latino Professionals is committed to respecting the privacy of its financial and in-kind donors, whether the donation is made online, by mail, or any other method. When you make a financial or in-kind donation, you provide your name and contact information. Financial donors provide standard payment information including, in many circumstances, credit card data. We protect your information in a variety of ways, as described below.

We use industry standard safeguards to protect your information. Many donors use credit cards for donations. We protect the security of credit card transactions using a number of measures such as encryption, access controls, network firewalls, and physical security. These measures make it extremely difficult for anyone to intercept the credit card information you send to us. When we work with other companies to process credit card transactions, those companies also use encryption and other appropriate security measures.

We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ personally identifiable information with any other entity, except as described below. In addition, we will not send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations, unless a donor has given us specific permission to do so. Latino Professionals has vendors that assist with processing and managing donations and donor data. We give these vendors access to donor data. Our vendors are bound by strict confidentiality rules and are permitted to use donor data only to support Latino Professionals operations.

Memberships levels

Latino Professionals website (“website”) has various areas of access for various levels of authorization. These areas and users presently are categorized as: the general public (“Public”), members (“Members”), chapter leaders and corporate management (“Managers”), and chapter partners and local partners (“Partners”). Public. Public users are not required to disclose any personal information in order to view most of the website content. Latino Professionals may gather some personal identifiable information when it is voluntarily submitted by the user. The types of information Latino Professionals might collect include, but are not limited to, your name, email address, phone number, and/or postal address. This information is used for its intended purpose and to better serve the users. All personally identifiable information obtained from users is treated with great care in order to protect your privacy and security. 

From time to time, Latino Professionals may use your address, phone number, and/or e-mail address to provide you with updates and other information it thinks may be of interest to you. You may opt-out of such notices in the future by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email/s received. Latino Professionals collects the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with it via e-mail. Latino Professionals does not currently sell e-mail addresses to any third party. Latino Professionals collects information volunteered by users in relation to an online survey and/or website registration. 

This information is kept confidential by Latino Professionals and is not used for purposes outside of the intent of the survey or registration form. Members. Certain content or features are available only to current Latino Professionals members in good standing who are registered with Latino Professionals. In order to initiate or renew your Latino Professionals membership, you will need to register by providing certain required personal information and you may be subject to payment of membership dues. 

If you register online using a credit card, your credit card information is not stored by Latino Professionals. If you purchase a non-recurring annual membership online using a credit card, your credit card information is not stored by Latino Professionals. Purchase of a recurring annual membership online using a credit card authorizes annual membership dues charged to your credit card. Latino Professionals gathers certain information for purposes of internal administrative or informational contact; statistical reporting; research; and/or to determine membership eligibility. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Latino Professionals reserves the right to contact you regarding your account and other minimally necessary administrative or legally required matters relevant to this website, Latino Professionals, and/or services. 

Latino Professionals collects and stores in a private, secure database additional demographic information (including, but not limited, to: address, birth date, gender, employer, education, certifications, specializations) to better understand the profile of its membership and to tailor its ongoing activities, alliances, services, features, benefits, marketing, and/or informational material and website content. Latino Professionals may be asked to provide aggregate membership demographic data to existing and potential partners. 

Further, Latino Professionals may be asked to provide aggregate website traffic and usage information to existing and potential partners. Latino Professionals may also opt, from time to time, to share members’ contact information with select partners. In addition to the content available to the Public, Partners may be granted access to certain confidential content (such as resumes, aggregate membership statistics, and/or aggregate website traffic and usage information). Partners will not be granted full, unlimited access to Latino Professionals entire membership database. Such information, access, and use will conform to the privacy policy set forth above pertaining to all members.

How We Secure Data

We use a variety of security measures to protect your data. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access to and improper use of personally identifiable information.

We protect the security of credit card transactions using a number of measures such as encryption, access controls, network firewalls, and physical security. These measures make it extremely difficult for anyone to intercept the credit card information you send to us. When we work with other companies to process credit card transactions, those companies also use encryption and other appropriate security measures. No website or electronic data can ever be completely secure, but we are always working to maintain up-to-date and appropriate security mechanisms.

How We Use Your Information

If you provide the Latino Professionals with personal information when you visit our websites or use our mobile apps, we may use the information in our programs and activities. We may enter your information into one of our databases so we can contact you to obtain your input, provide information about our programs and events, request donations, or provide a more personalized online experience.

The Latino Professionals does not sell, trade, or share our donors’ personally identifiable information with any other entity, except as described below. We do not send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations unless the donor has given us specific permission to do so.

On occasion, the Latino Professionals may share your information with our vendors and other partners that help us with our activities and programs. For example, we share information with vendors that help us fulfill orders, manage data, and process donations and credit card payments. These vendors are bound by strict confidentiality rules and are permitted to use the information only to support Latino Professionals operations. We also disclose information as required by law.

We Care About Doing it Right

The Latino Professionals is committed to accuracy and precision in processing your information. We have procedures to check for errors, and our systems are periodically audited to make sure we process your information securely and accurately. If you need to contact us to review your information or make corrections, please email info@latinoprofessional.org 

Note to Parents About Our Privacy Policy

Latino Professionals has a variety of programs for children. We hope that children and parents will visit our websites and use our mobile apps together, so they can jointly learn about Latino Professionals and opportunities for children to participate. Latino Professionals does not intentionally collect personal information from people under age 13.

Promotional Emails

We may send you e-mails with promotional offers, special event information, sales notifications or other messages only if you opt-in to receiving such e-mails. If you would no longer like to receive such e-mails from us, please send us an e-mail with the subject line “Unsubscribe” at info@latinoprofessional.org. Your e-mail address will be removed from our marketing list. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some promotions may already be in process.

Email

We appreciate your questions and comments about our website and services and welcome your email messages to mailboxes listed on our website. We will share your messages with those within and outside our organization who may be able to address the issues contained in your message. We will keep a copy of your message until we have had an opportunity to address your concerns. We may archive your message for a certain period of time or discard it, but your email message will not be used for any other purpose.

Security of your Personal Information

We restrict access to personal information collected about you at our website to our employees, our affiliates’ employees, those who are otherwise specified in this Policy, or others who need to know that information to provide services to you or in the course of conducting our business operations or activities. While no website can guarantee security, we maintain appropriate physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information collected via the website. We protect our databases with various physical, technical and procedural measures and we restrict access to your information by unauthorized persons. We also advise all Latino Professionals employees about their responsibility to protect customer data and we provide them with appropriate guidelines for adhering to our company’s business ethics standards and confidentiality policies.

Links to Other Websites

For your convenience, we may provide links to other websites and web pages that we do not control. We cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of any websites or pages not under our control and we do not endorse any of these websites or pages, the services or products described or offered on such sites or pages, or any of the content contained on those sites or pages.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a piece of information that a web server may place on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are commonly used by websites to improve the user experience and have not been known to transmit computer viruses or otherwise harm your computer. Many cookies last only through a single website session, or visit. Others may have an expiration date, or may remain on your computer until you delete them. We may use cookies for a number of purposes – for example, to maintain continuity during a user session, to gather data about the usage of our website for research and other purposes, to store your preferences for certain kinds of information and marketing offers, or to store a user name or encrypted identification number so that you do not have to provide this information every time you return to our website. To ensure we are publishing content customers need and want, Latino Professionals collects aggregated site-visitation statistics using cookies. When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the customer’s machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the website previously. Our cookies will track only your activity relating to your online activity on this website, and will not track your other Internet activity. Our cookies do not gather personally identifiable information. You can decide if and how your computer will accept a cookie by configuring your preferences or options in your browser. However, if you choose to reject cookies, you may not be able to use certain of our online products and services or website features. For example, if you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from Latino Professionals ’s website, you will need to re-enter your personal information each time that you attempt to access premium information. Certain pages on our websites contain “web beacons” (also know as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs). These web beacons allow third parties to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies set by the third party. An IP address is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our website, we may view the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what regions of the world our website visitors come. We also may use this information to enhance our website.

Contests, Sweepstakes and Other Promotions

On our website, you may wish to participate in contests, sweepstakes and other promotions that we may offer from time to time. Through these promotions, you may choose to participate in activities such as sharing information found on our websites with others and sending email invitations. If you choose to participate in these promotions, and are eligible to do so, we may ask you for information such as your name, email address, date of birth and telephone number. In connection with any contests, sweepstakes and other promotions that we may offer from time to time via the website, we use the information you provide to administer the contests, sweepstakes and other promotions. We also may use the information to communicate with you, or the other people you select, about our products and services or our partners may use such information to communicate with you about the contests, sweepstakes or other promotions or their products and services. As mentioned above, if you create a profile and submit an entry in connection with a contest or promotion, your name, profile and entry, but not your email address, phone number and age, will be visible to other website users. We will not use information you provide about other people for any purpose except the purpose you direct without first getting their consent.

Changes to this Policy

Latino Professionals may update this Policy at any time and from time to time. The most recent version of the Policy is reflected by the version date located at the bottom of this Policy.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Policy or would like to learn more about how we protect privacy, please contact us at info@latinoprofessional.org