"Whoever receives one such child in my name
receives me, and whoever receives me,
receives not me but Him who sent me.

-Mark 9:37

Privacy Policy

Light for orphans places a high priority on protecting your privacy and information. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate Light for Orphans commitment to privacy of our members and website guests. This policy explains what types of information is being collected by the Light for orphans, www.lightfororphans.org and how this information is used. The following policies are only in effect for the Web pages, newsletters, and opt-in announcement lists owned and operated by Light for Orphans. The following discloses our Privacy Policy.

What information are you collecting and how are you collecting it?
Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers that serve as that computer's "Internet Protocol" IP address. When a visitor requests a page from any Web site within the Light for Orphans Network our Web servers automatically recognize that visitor's domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from where you have accessed our site. We use this information to examine our traffic in aggregate and to investigate misuse of the Light for Orphans, its users, or to cooperate with law enforcement. See also: We will NOT disclose the information we collect to outside third parties. We do not collect and evaluate this information for specific individuals. Our Web servers do not record e-mail addresses of the visitors.

What are cookies?
www.lightfororphans.org  uses "cookie" messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you've done and told us before. The "cookie" is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you're particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.lightfororphans.org, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

How may my information be used?
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your membership application; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitor of our website. This allows us to provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties

What information do you collect when I register for something?
Light for Orphans offers access to some services that are free but that require registration. We may use your registration contact information to send notification of Light for Orphans products and services by e-mail and/or postal mail.

What other information do you request?
We may also request your e-mail address or mailing address for the purposes of conducting a survey or to provide additional services such as: subscriptions to e-mail newsletters, announcement lists or information about conferences and trade shows. Whenever we request the identity of a visitor, we will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the information is requested. We maintain a strict "No-Spam" policy that means that we do not intend to sell, rent, or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third-party without your consent.

We may, from time to time, send e-mail announcing new Light for Orphans products and services. Except as stated above, Light for Orphans will not send you e-mail that you have not agreed to receive. If you choose to supply your postal address in an online form, you may receive mailings from other third party companies.

When you enter a contest or other promotion, we may ask for your name, address, and e-mail address so we can administer the contest and notify winners.

What about email privacy?
Light for Orphans does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

Can you make changes to this privacy policy?
By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of information by Light for Orphans as specified above.We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.