How the Hitachi Foundation Collects and Uses Information About You
1. Resale or disclosure of information to third parties
The Hitachi Foundation web site may maintain mailing list databases of personally identifiable information that users voluntarily supply (e.g. names, email addresses, phone numbers, street addresses and areas of interest). This information is used to inform those who have opted to receive news and information about our organization's events or to pre-populate forms with your information.
The Hitachi Foundation does not sell, rent or lease any personal information collected through our sites. On occasion, we may share personal information with other organizations that have similar missions and activities to ours. For example, we may share a subset of our list with another organization that works to increase the capacity of nonprofit organizations. The Hitachi Foundation also may share personal information with other programs of the Hitachi Foundation or with affiliated organizations.
2. Use of "cookies"
The Hitachi Foundation web site may use a feature called a "cookie" to assign a unique identification to your computer when you log in to the site. Cookies are small data files that web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them in order for the site to recognize you as logged in. When you visit the Hitachi Foundation web site, the Hitachi Foundation may record information about your User ID, browser and IP address in its web site logs. The Hitachi Foundation analyzes its web site logs to constantly improve the value of the materials available on our sites. Any information collected is used to identify problems or improve our services and web site content. The Hitachi Foundation cannot use "cookies" to retrieve personal information about you from your computer.
3. Information from email
If you choose to email us and provide personally identifiable information about yourself, we will not use the information for any purpose other than to respond to your inquiry
The Hitachi Foundation recognizes that your privacy is important to you, and, therefore, we employ technical security measures that endeavor to protect information from outside threats. However, the Hitachi Foundation, its affiliates and their service providers do not represent, warrant or guarantee that personal information will be protected against unauthorized access, loss, misuse or alterations and do not accept any liability for personal information submitted to them nor for your or third parties' use or misuse of personal information.