Privacy Policy

HVCS places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate HVCS’ firm commitment to the privacy of our website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by HVCS’s website,, and how this information is used.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
HVCS supporters and individuals that sign up to receive HVCS’ e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

IP addresses
HVCS uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

HVCS’ website does not utilize the placement of cookies to track site usage.

How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your volunteer application; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitor of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our supporters’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties such as event sponsors.

Email Privacy
HVCS does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

External Links
Our site contains hyperlinks to other web sites operated by third parties for the purposes of education and information. These links will take you away from our site. Please note that Hudson Valley Community Services does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information presented on these sites nor does Hudson Valley Community Services represent the third party in any way. Inclusion of a third party link on this website does not and should not imply an endorsement or validation of its content or opinions. Third party links are provided as a courtesy without payment or financial reciprocity, unless clearly identified nearby as a sponsor, donor or contributor. All links to other sites, affiliated or not, will open in a new window.

We encourage readers to know when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website, especially those that collect personally identifiable information. Our Privacy Statement applies solely to information collected by Hudson Valley Community Services.

We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.