Ronald McDonald House Charities Site Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the information Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay, Inc. (“RMHC-TB”) collects, including through any website, application, feature, widget or other online service (“Site”) and offline, including information collected from donors. This Privacy Policy describes our information collection practices, such as the types of information we collect regarding visitors to the Site (including donors) and how we may use that information. By using this Site, you consent to this Privacy Policy.

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Tampa Bay, Inc. would like our guests to feel secure in their use of this web site and any other data or donor system we may use. Rest assured that we will not, under any circumstances, sell or trade a donor’s personal information to any other entity in existence, whether through this website or in any dealings with our organization.

Types of Information Collected and How It Is Used
RMHC-TB gathers personal information, such as first and last names, home addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and credit card numbers, ONLY when voluntarily submitted by you. If you make a donation, personal information will be collected from you in order to process that donation.

With your permission, we will use personal information collected from you to send you information, such as RMHC-TB updates or information regarding fundraising campaigns or major grant initiatives. If you do not elect to receive such materials, we will not send them to you.

Security of Donor Information
Donor information is stored within a donor management database within RMHC-TB.  Access to the database is restricted to personnel with a legitimate business need to access or modify the information contained therein.

Sharing of Personal Information
Companies may be engaged by RMHC-TB to perform a variety of functions, such as assisting with donation collection, providing technical services for our Internet sites, etc. Such companies may have access to personal information if needed to perform certain functions. However, these companies may use such personal information only for the purpose of performing that function and may not use it for any other purpose.

Other than as provided in this privacy policy, RMHC-TB does not sell, transfer or disclose personal information to third parties under any circumstances.

RMHC-TB reserves the right to use or disclose any information as needed to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request, to protect the integrity of the site, to fulfill your requests, or to cooperate in any law enforcement investigation or an investigation on a public safety matter.

You are in control of all personal information you provide to us. If at any time, you would like to correct the personal information we have about you or if you would like to change your preferences for contacts from us, you can let us know by contacting us at the following addresses: Ronald McDonald House Charities, Inc., 35 Davis Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33606-3405 or email: In order to review any personal information we have about you or to ask us to delete that information or to stop further use of the information, please contact us through the email or postal address listed above.  If you would like to unsubscribe from our email list, please use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our newsletter emails or contact us through the postal address listed above.  It may take up to two weeks to remove you from all of our correspondences, if we have one in production when you request to be removed.

Technical Information: IP Addresses and Cookies

An IP address is a number assigned to your computer automatically when you use the Internet. When you use the RMHC® of Tampa Bay web site, technical information from your PC, such as IP addresses and browser version may be tracked using a statistics counter. This information will not be linked to anything that identifies you personally and is not used to track the activities of individual users of the site. This information may be used to help RMHC of Tampa Bay improve the look and function of its web site but will not be collected or aggregated into personal profiles for use or sale.

Cookies are files that web browsers place on your computer’s hard drive to tell the server whether you have visited this site previously. Our web site does not use cookies because there are no passwords or log-ins required on any portion of the site.

Links to Other Sites

We may offer links to sites that are not operated by RMHC of Tampa Bay. If you visit one of these linked sites, you should review their privacy and other policies. We are not responsible for the policies and practices of other companies.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
This privacy policy became effective on November 18, 2015. From time to time, it may be necessary for RMHC-TB to change its privacy policy, so we suggest that you check here periodically. Rest assured, however, that any changes will not be retroactively applied and will not alter how we handle previously collected information.