Privacy Statement

The MLK Community Health Foundation (“the foundation”) is committed to protecting the privacy of all users of this website. This privacy policy describes this commitment and discloses the information-gathering and dissemination practices used by the foundation for this website.

Personal Information

Your personal information is never collected from you without your freely providing this information to the MLK Community Health Foundation. When your personal information is collected, it is not shared with other organizations except in the case of data provided for donations or fundraising purposes as described below.

You agree that, should you elect to provide it, the MLK Community Health Foundation may use your name, e-mail address, physical address, or other data to communicate with you. You may request to have this information modified or to discontinue communications from the foundation.

Online Donations

In order to accept a donation or register individuals for participation in a fundraising event, the MLK Community Health Foundation asks for personal information to be voluntarily provided, including: name; address; telephone number; e-mail address; and credit card information. This information is used to process your donation or registration, provide you with a receipt or confirmation of your contribution, and communicate with you when necessary.

Should you wish, you may choose to provide this information by either of the following methods:

Phone: 424.338.8686

Mail:

MLK Community Health Foundation

1680 East 120th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90059

Information related to contributions made on this website is compiled in a database maintained by the foundation. You may receive e-mails or mail about other opportunities to support the foundation. The foundation does not exchange e-mail lists with other organizations.

Security

This website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under the control of the MLK Community Health Foundation. Information is stored on secure servers. Access to change or edit this information is restricted to those authorized by the foundation to do so.

Website Traffic

The MLK Community Health Foundation collects anonymous information about how all visitors use this website, including: domain names visited; website traffic patterns; searches performed; browsers used; server usage statistics; and IP addresses of visitors. This information is not tied to any individual, but helps to: characterize users to improve content, site performance, and service for users of this website; diagnose problems with the server; and administer this website.

Cookies

The MLK Community Health Foundation uses cookies so that returning visitors do not have to re-enter a password upon subsequent visits to this website. The use of cookies does not result in the collection of any personal information or data collected from your personal computer. This website requires that cookies, JavaScript, and Java Applets be enabled.

You may choose to adjust the settings of your Internet browser to disallow the usage of cookies. If you reject cookies from this website, some parts of this website may not work properly. The foundation cannot be responsible for a negative experience with this website that results from your computer being preset to refuse to accept cookies.

Links to Other Sites

This website contains links to websites of outside organizations. While these links may indicate special relationships between the MLK Community Health Foundation and these organizations, the foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices of the websites of these organizations. Please familiarize yourself with the privacy policies of any website you visit to determine what information is being collected as a result of your visit.

Subscriptions

The MLK Community Health Foundation provides you with the opportunity to receive regular e-mails via this website. Receipt of e-mail communication is completely at your discretion. In order to provide these notifications, the foundation must obtain and retain your e-mail address, which is kept in a private distribution list. Messages sent to you will not reveal your e-mail address or personal information. The foundation does not exchange e-mail lists with other organizations.

Should you subscribe to an e-newsletter, publication, or other online notification and later wish to discontinue receiving it, you click on the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the e-mail you receive.

Removal

Should you request to be removed from the MLK Community Health Foundation subscription list or data file, your record will be adjusted to ensure that the foundation discontinues all outbound notifications and communications to you.

However, in keeping with best practices and reporting requirements, all information related to your online transactions with the foundation, including your online contributions and subscriptions, will be retained.

E-mails

E-mails that you send to the MLK Community Health Foundation via the links on this website may be shared with a customer service representative, employee, medical expert, or agent of the foundation. E-mails which do not require a direct response are discarded. E-mails that are responded to are either archived or deleted (depending on the nature of the inquiry) thereafter.

The e-mail functionality on this website does not provide a completely secure and confidential means of communication. It is possible that your e-mail communication may be accessed or viewed by another Internet user while in transit to the foundation. If you wish to keep your communication private, do not use the e-mail links on this website. THE MLK COMMUNITY HEALTH FOUNDATION URGES YOU NOT TO PROVIDE ANY CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION TO THE FOUNDATION VIA E-MAIL. IF YOU DO SO, IT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Patient Health Information

The MLK Community Health Foundation does not collect personally identifiable information from any user of this website that the foundation knows to be under the age of 18.

Third-Party Service Providers

The MLK Community Health Foundation engages third-party vendors to help manage its online presence and allow the foundation to better serve its website visitors. Personal information shared with these third-party organizations is closely monitored and is only shared as necessary for completing transactions and as required by law.

Protecting Data from Loss

The foundation maintains back-up files as protection against natural disasters or equipment failures. These back-up files lower the risk of losing valuable data and thus protect users and the foundation. These back-up files are subject to the same security precautions as transaction data.

Information Shared on Social Networking Channels

The MLK Community Health Foundation makes use of online blogs and social networking sites that are available to individuals inside and outside of the foundation. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Online Comments, Surveys, and Feedback Forms

You may be asked to complete surveys, provide comments, or complete feedback forms when you visit any of the foundation’s online presences. The foundation uses such information to better understand the needs of its users and to gather information about healthcare trends and issues. The MLK Community Health Foundation may share such information with third parties who perform data management services for this website. The foundation may also share information from surveys in an aggregated, de-identified form with third parties with whom the foundation has a business relationship.

Modifications to Privacy Policy

The MLK Community Health Foundation may modify this privacy policy at any time. Any modifications made to this privacy policy will be effective immediately upon posting on this website. You agree to review this privacy policy each time you use this website so that you are aware of any modifications made to these terms and conditions.