Maintaining the privacy of your personal information is of the utmost importantance to
MASONICHIP collects and maintains all personally identifiable information that is obtained
how we will use any information we obtain from this website, as well as the practices and
procedures we have implemented to protect your personal information.
Please be aware that masonichip.org sponsors, advertisers, or websites that have
links on our website may collect personally identifiable information about you on their websites.
The information and privacy practices of those organizations are not covered by this policy.
information will be treated as you navigate MASONICHIP's website. If you have any questions, comments,
reguest that we delete your personal information from our records, you can fill out MASONICHIP's general
inquiries form; or send us your questions or comments via
postal mail to:
Masonichip International, Inc.
P.O. Box 311165
Newington, CT 06111.
You have several opportunities to submit your personally identifiable information on
Masonichip International, Inc. (MASONICHIP) website, including your name, postal address,
e-mail address, telephone number, and payment information for donations. The purpose of
collecting such information is to respond to specific questions; to honor requests for brochures,
newsletters, or other publications; to provide users with information about missing or exploited
children; or to process payments and donations made online. We may use your personal information
to periodically communicate with you concerning MASONICHIP issues, such as delivering information
to you about upcoming events or missing children alerts.
MASONICHIP collects technical data from visitors of MASONICHIP's website. We automatically
collect Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses and domain names of the originating visitor's computer,
in order to track the number and frequency of hits we receive per page.
We may also identify the source of an external website link that brought you to masonichip.org.
This helps us to evaluate what websites or other content are prompting users
to visit MASONICHIP's website. We do not, however, associate individual IP addresses
with any personally identifiable information in our databases, unless we detect a
security intrusion or other unlawful activity on our website.
Donations Made Through Credit Card:
When you submit credit card information to us, we immediately forward that information to a
service that charges your account. We do not save or store your credit card number, although
we do retain your name and address and may use that information to communicate with you
in the future.
Information to Third Parties:
From time to time, we supply to third-party vendors personal information about visitors who
wish to receive information from us. Such vendors may include, for example, organizations that
process mailings for us. Those vendors have entered non-disclosure agreements with us so
that personal information is used only to respond to the visitors'
requests and is not shared with any other entity or individual.
Occasionally we will share "aggregate information" about our visitors
with certain third parties. Aggregate information shows visitor activity as a whole
but does not identify any individual user. For example, we may post a survey to which
visitors can elect to respond. We might share the results of that survey with interested
third parties, or we may use the information to improve our services and/or our website.
Personal Information to Third Parties:
Except as described in this section, we will not sell, rent, share, or otherwise disclose your
personal information to any party for any reason.
Cookies are small text files that are sent to your browser from a web server and are stored
on your computer's hard drive. When you return to that website, the cookie will tell the website
that you have been there before. The website can then offer you products or ads that are
tailored to your interests. By using cookies, information may be collected without your express
of our website. Refusal to accept cookies will not prevent the use of NCMEC's website, but
some portions of our website may not function properly without cookies.
MASONICHIP uses a third-party intermediary (Google Checkout) to process your online
donations and payments. Your credit card information is encrypted when submitted to this processor
and is transmitted over a secure connection using Secure Socket Layers (SSL) to ensure protection of your private
information. MASONICHIP also uses "firewalls" to restrict unauthorized access by users
inside and outside our organization.
Despite our best efforts to protect and secure your information, please be aware that no
transmission over the Internet and no data storage method is 100% secure.
Masonichip, International, Inc. (MASONICHIP) does not intend to collect personal information from
children under the age of 13. We recommend that parents approve and closely supervise the activity
of their children at this and all other websites. We urge children to check with their parents
before entering information on any website and we urge parents to discuss with their children
restrictions regarding the online release of personal information to anyone they don't know.
nor do the privacy policies of those websites apply to us. We urge you to review the privacy policies
of any website you may access through our website.
If you are a donor and would like to update, review, or delete the personal information we have on file for you,
please submit your written request here.
Be sure to include both your old and your new personal information in your request so we
can properly update our records.