The HowEyeSeeIt Web site is hosted by and the property of the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB). The FFB is committed to protecting the data security and personal privacy of anyone visiting the HowEyeSeeIt website or donating to the campaign. By accessing this website you are agreeing to be bound by its terms and conditions.
Procedures are in place to help ensure the safety and security of information collected through the campaign web site. This includes, but is not limited to, appropriate Internet and server (physical) security, application design and managerial practices and principles. For more information, please review Our Commitment To Data Security.
Any information we collect from you via the website will be for the sole purpose of allowing you to participate in the campaign, i.e. via email updates; or donate to the campaign. Personally identifiable information includes, but is not limited to, first and last name, physical address, e-mail address, credit card information and any other information that itself identifies or when tied to the above information, may identify you as a specific individual. All of the information you provide us is treated as confidential by us. Under no circumstance will your personal information be shared with any other source, or third party, that is not required by law or if the third party is specifically hired by FFB to assist with constituent outreach and meets our data security standards. We do not sell or exchange our constituents' personal information.
This site has reasonable security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. When a user makes a campaign donation online, personal information and credit card information are scrambled using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology before being sent over the Internet. This technology is intended to prevent user information from being stolen or intercepted while being transferred through cyberspace. When we receive a donation, it is kept encrypted until it is processed. Credit card information is then erased from our Web site. No credit card information is stored within our database.
Your confidential information, such as your name and address, is stored electronically by the Foundation Fighting Blindness and is maintained in a highly secure environment, not available to the general public, which includes, but is not limited to, Internet and physical security, as well as strict managerial policies and procedures.
When you visit our site, we collect some basic and anonymous information about your computer. We use information collected about your computer and/or browser system to perform routine Web site maintenance and to generate aggregate Web site traffic reports so we can develop site content and features of value to you.
For more information about FFB web site privacy and data security policies visit: http://www.blindness.org/privacy-policy