Privacy Policy

This is how we handle information we learn from you when you visit the Human Development Center web site (

Our web server may collect and retain the following general data about you:

  • The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (example
  • The date and time you access our site
  • The pages you view
  • The IP address of the Web site from which you linked directly to us
  • The name and release number of web browser software you are using


If you provide the following information HDC may collect personally identifiable information such as name, address, telephone number, email address, credit card information, etc. This information may be used for internal purposes such as confirming and tracking your donation, subscription or registration, analyzing trends and statistics, working on problems with our web site and/or informing you of services and offers that may be of interest to you.

We may share aggregated demographic information with those with whom we have a business relationship. This information is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

Please be aware that we have links on our site which may collect personally identifiable information about you. This Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices or policies of such Web sites.

HDC does not sell individual customer names or other private profile information to third parties. HDC may hire a third party to act on our behalf for projects such as market research surveys and will provide information to these third parties specifically for use in connection with these projects. The information we provide to such third parties is protected by a confidentiality agreement and is to be used solely for completing the specific project.

In addition to the circumstances described above, HDC may disclose your information as our web site visitor if required to do so by law, court order, as requested by other government or law enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable including, without limitation, to protect the rights or properties of HDC or when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.

Business Transitions

In the event HDC goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, your personal information will, in most instances, become part of the assets transferred. You will be notified via email prior to a change of ownership or control of their personal information. If, as a result of the business transition, your personally identifiable information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, you will be given choice consistent with our opt out policy.

Opt Out Policy

As a web site visitor you will occasionally receive email updates from us about special events, new services and other noteworthy news items. We hope you will find these updates interesting and informative. Of course, if you would rather not receive them, please contact us at HDC reserves the right to limit web site access to those who will accept emails. You will be notified via email prior to any actions taken.


This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the Web site, their information is protected both online and off-line.

When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry – SSL.


Any material changes in the way HDC uses personal information will be described in future versions of this Privacy Policy.