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Privacy Policy

Flight 93 National Memorial has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for these websites: http://www.honorflight93.org

This site contains links to other sites. Flight 93 National Memorial is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

General Information Collection and Use
Flight 93 National Memorial is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. We collect information from our users at several different points on our website.

Log Files
We use IP addresses to help analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Cookies
Our site uses "cookies". A "cookie" is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site.  For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. The only drawback to this is that the user will be limited in some areas of our site.  Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.

Various Registrations
In order to receive certain updates or use certain features of this website, a user may have to first complete a registration form. During registration a user is required to give their contact information (such as name, address, phone number, and email address). This information is used to contact the user about the services on our site for which they have expressed interest. If asked for, it is optional for a user to provide demographic information and unique identifiers but encouraged so we can provide a more personalized experience on our site.

If a user wishes to receive more information we will ask for contact information such as name, address, phone number, and email address during the sign up process.

Information Gathering
On this website we collect visitor's contact information (like their name, address, phone number, and email address) and financial information (like their account or credit card numbers if needed). The contact information we receive is used to send information about the Flight 93 National Memorial to our visitors and also to get in touch with the visitor when necessary. This information is not shared or resold in any circumstance except under requirement by law or judgment.  This credit card information is destroyed after a final authorization is received by Flight 93 National Memorial's transaction processing company.

Our online surveys ask visitors for contact information (name, address, phone number, and email address). We use contact data from our surveys to send the user information about Flight 93 National Memorial and its activities. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings by notifying the Flight 93 National Memorial of their wishes.  Other data collected by online surveys is used to educate Flight 93 National Memorial about the interests and concerns of its supporters and general site visitors concerning Flight 93 Memorial Fund's mission. This information is not shared with other organizations.  The Flight 93 National Memorial Partners operate contact lists to reach donors and other interested parties who request such information. Such services are run both by the Flight 93 National Memorial Partners and contracted vendors. These email addresses whether housed on Flight 93 National Memorial servers or those of our third-party contractor are never shared with any other organization and users may opt out of participating or receiving email information from Flight 93 National Memorial at any time. Instructions are contained within each email sent.

Sharing
We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

We use an outside credit card processing company to process donations. This company does not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.

We partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services.

These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

Tell-A-Friend
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site, we ask them for the friend's name and email address. Flight 93 National Memorial will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site. Flight 93 National Memorial stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email. The friend may contact Flight 93 National Memorial to request the removal of this information from their database.

Security
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. This includes a firewall and 24-hour monitoring of site activities by our hosting service provider as well as 128-bit SSL encryption (where allowable by law) on all transaction-oriented operations between you and Flight 93 National Memorial via our transaction service provider.

Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulation establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly collect contact or personal information from children under 13. Our sites are not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13, and we have designed our sites 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 by others we may receive information given to us, or pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the information, 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 do so.

Correction/Updating Personal Information
If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your zip code), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user's personal data provided to us.

Choice/Opt-Out
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us, and our partners at the point where we request information about the visitor.

Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us with your questions.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes here so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.