HALO PRIVACY POLICY
Haitian Advanced Learning Opportunities Inc (HALO) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy governs your access to and use of HaloLearning.org, including any content, functionality, and data on or through HaloLearning.org (Website) whether a guest, visitor, sponsor, donor, or customer purchasing an item. When accessing the Website, HALO will learn certain information about you, both automatically and through voluntary actions, you may take, during your visit. This policy applies to information HALO collects on the Website, email, text, mail, by phone, or other electronic messages between you and the Website. Please read the Privacy Policy carefully before you start to use the Website. By visiting and/or using the Website or by clicking to accept or agree to this Terms of Use as outlined in this Privacy Policy, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by the Privacy Policy. If you do not want to agree to the Privacy Policy, you must not access or use the Website.
INFORMATION COLLECTED ABOUT YOU
When you access the Website, HALO will learn certain information about you during your visit. The Website provides various places for users to provide information.
HALO collects information that users provide by filling out forms on the Website, communicating with us via contact forms, emails, responding to surveys, search queries on our search feature, providing comments or other feedback, and providing information when ordering a product or service via the Website. HALO uses the information you provide to us to deliver the requested information, product and/or service; to improve our overall performance; and may use to provide you with receipt(s), offers, promotions, student updates, and HALO information. 
Information Collected Through Automatic Data Collection Technology. As you navigate through the Website, HALO may use automatic data collection technologies including, but not limited to, Google Analytics to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns. This will generally include information about your location, your traffic pattern through our website, and any communications between your computer and the Website. Among other things, HALO will collect data about the type of computer you use, your Internet connection, your IP address, your operating system, and your browser type. The information HALO collects automatically is used for statistical data and will not knowingly include personal information. HALO uses this data to improve the Website and HALO service or product offerings. To the extent that you voluntarily provide personal information to us, our systems will associate the automatically collected information with your personal information.
USE OF COOKIES AND PIXELS. Similar to other commercial websites, the website utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and server logs to collect information about how our site is used. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our site, and the websites visited just before and just after our own, as well as your IP address. A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. HALO reserves the right to use technological equivalents of cookies, including, but not limited to, social media pixels. These pixels allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites so as to tailor advertising messages users see while visiting that social media website. HALO reserves the right to use these pixels in compliance with the policies of the various social media sites.​
THIRD PARTY USE OF COOKIES. Some content or applications, including, if any,  advertisements on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use the website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. HALO does not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
EMAIL INFORMATION. If you choose to correspond with us through email and/or our Contact Form(s) online HALO may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and HALO responses. HALO provides the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received online, mail, text, and telephone. This also applies, if applicable, when you register for the website, sign up through any of our forms  or newsletters using your email address and/or make a purchase or donation on this site. For further information see the email policies below.
EMAIL POLICIES. HALO is committed to keeping your email address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and will not disclose your email address to any third parties except as allowed in the section titled Disclosure of Your Information. We will maintain the information you send via email in accordance with applicable federal law. In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all email sent from our organization will clearly state who the email is from and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. In addition, all email messages will also contain concise information on how to remove yourself from our mailing list so that you receive no further email communication from us. Our emails provide users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners, if any, by reading the unsubscribe instructions located at the bottom of any email they receive from us at any time. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or, if any, promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the email.
HOW AND WHY WE COLLECT INFORMATION. HALO may collect your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select, provide donation receipts, provide sales receipts, provide newsletters (in any form), and/or answers to questions, etc. If you register to download a book or resources, sign up for HALO newsletters, and/or purchase a product from HALO, we collect your information. We use this information to track your preferences and to keep you informed about the products and services you have selected to receive, newsletters, donations, and any related products and/or services. As a visitor to this Website, you can engage in most activities without providing any personal information. It is only when you seek to download resources, make a donation, purchase a product or service, contact us, and/or register for services that you are required to provide information.
If you are outside the European Union and opt to receive any free resources, participate in any free training programs, register for online service or support such as a webinar or seminar, register for a live event, or purchase any products or services sold by the Company on this Website, we will or may automatically enroll ​you to receive our free email newsletter. If you do not wish to receive this newsletter, you can unsubscribe anytime. We include an “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every email we send. If you ever have trouble unsubscribing, you can send an email to HALO using the contact us on our contact page on this website.requesting to unsubscribe from future emails.
If you are in the European Union and opt to receive any free resources, participate in any free training programs, register for online service or support such as a webinar or seminar, register for a live event, or purchase any products or services sold by the Company on this Website, we will only enroll ​you to receive our free email newsletter if you affirmatively consent to it. If you do not wish to receive this newsletter, you can unsubscribe anytime. We include an “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every email we send. If you ever have trouble unsubscribing, you can send an email to HALO's contact us on our contact page on this website. requesting to unsubscribe from future emails.
HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US? HALO uses personal information for purposes of presenting the Website and its contents to you, providing you with information, providing you with offers for products and services, providing you with information about your donation(s), subscriptions and products, carrying out any contract between you and HALO, administering our business activities, providing customer service, and making available other items and services to our donors, sponsors and/or customers and prospective donors, sponsors, and/or customers.
From time-to-time, we may use the information you provide to us to make you offers to purchase products and services provided by third parties in exchange for a commission to be paid to us by such third parties. Should you opt to take part in such promotions, the third parties will receive your information.
From time-to-time, we may use the information you provide to us to display advertisements to you that are tailored to your personal characteristics, interests, and activities.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION. As a general rule, we do not sell, rent, lease or otherwise transfer any information collected whether automatically or through your voluntary action. We may disclose your personal information to our subsidiaries, affiliates, and service providers for the purpose of providing our services, products and/or newletters to you. We may disclose your personal information to a third party, including a lawyer or collection agency, when necessary to enforce our terms of service or any other agreement between you and HALO. We may provide your information to any successor in interest in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of HALO’s assets and/or business. We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights or when compelled by a court or other governmental entity to do so.
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION AND SECURE INFORMATION TRANSMISSIONS? We employ reasonable methods to ensure the security of the information you provide to us and the information we collect automatically. This includes using standard security protocols and working only with reputable third-party vendors. Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. However, doing so is allowed, but at your own risk. Some of the information you may enter on our website may be transmitted securely via a secure medium known as Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL. Credit Card information and other sensitive information is never transmitted via email.
HALO may use software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, HALO uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
POLICY CHANGES. It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If HALO makes material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by email to the email address specified in your account and/or through a notice on the Website home page, including this privacy policy page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the bottom of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.
VISITORS’ GDPR RIGHTS. If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. Those rights include: We will retain any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of: (a) you asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) HALO decides that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it. You have the right to request access to your data that HALO stores and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data. You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data. You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data. To the extent that you provided consent to HALO’s processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent. You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation. We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.
CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13. Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, text number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use, etc.
If HALO learns we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us on our contact page on this website.
AFFILIATE LINKS. If ever in the future, please note that some of the links on the website or blog are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, HALO may or will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase. Please do not spend any money on these products unless you want them.
CONTACT. HALO's contact information is: 
HALO, 6150 202nd St N, Forest lake, MN 55025. Email us from the HALO website, www.HaloLearning.org and click on Contact Us link.
07-26-2020