Updated as of January 1, 2024

This Web site is provided by Atlantic Severe Needs, Inc.  subject to your agreement to comply with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.  Please read both and check for future modifications.

Welcome to AtlanticSevereneeds.org. We understand that online privacy is vital to users of our Site, especially when conducting business (“Online Services”). This statement governs our privacy policies concerning those users of the Site (“Visitors”) who visit without transacting business and Visitors who register to transact business on the Site and make use of the various services offered by AtlanticSevereNeeds.org.  Please be aware that your use of the Online Services is not guaranteed to be anonymous, and BORDER911 may collect, use, and disclose information about your use of the Online Services as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information Collection and Use

Information We Collect: When registering on our site or making a donation, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information, or other details to help you with your experience.

Usage: We use the information we collect from you to process your transactions swiftly, to send periodic emails regarding your orders or other products, and to improve our website to better serve you.

We and our affiliates may use the information we collect from or about you through the Online Services for a number of purposes, including, but not limited to:

providing you with products, services, or information you request;

processing any transactions you have authorized;

following up on services or information we provided to you;

contacting you about fundraising campaigns or advocacy efforts;

processing an employment, internship, or volunteer application;

providing you with information about the Online Services or required notices;

allowing us to improve the Online Services and the services we provide;

generating and analyzing statistics about your use of the Online Services; and

detecting, preventing, and responding to fraud, intellectual property infringement, violations of our Terms of Use, violations of law, or other misuse of the Online Services.

We and our service providers collect information that you provide when you use the Online Services, including, but not limited to, when you:

create an account;

make a donation;

contribute content to the Online Services;

use interactive features on the Online Services (e.g., tools, apps, or the chat feature);

make a purchase;

apply for a job or for a volunteer or internship opportunity;

sign up to receive updates and other communications from AtlanticSevereNeeds.org.

participate in polls or surveys; or

otherwise contact us with a question, comment, or request.


The information that you provide us can include, but is not limited to:

your name;

your photograph;

your contact information;

your account information;

demographic information such as your age, gender, and ethnicity;

transaction-related information, such as credit card information;

information you provide when submitting an employment/volunteer application; and

information you provide when you request information or contact us.


Information Protection

Security Measures: We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. All sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

Data Retention: We retain your personal data only for as long as necessary to provide you with our services, and as described in our Privacy Policy.


Cookie Usage

Cookies: We use cookies to understand and save user’s preferences for future visits and to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We and our service providers may automatically collect certain technical information from your computer or mobile device over time and across different websites when you use the Online Services using cookies or similar technologies, such as your Internet Protocol address, your browser type, your operating system, the pages you view on the Online Services, etc. This information allows us and our service providers to recognize you and personalize your experience if you return to the Online Services, to improve the Online Services and the services we provide, and to provide you with advertisements targeted to your interests.  If you do not want the Online Services to collect information through the use of cookies, you can set your web browser to reject cookies from the Online Services.


Third-Party Disclosure

We may disclose the information we collect from or about you through the Online Services:

to service providers who work on our behalf;

as required by law;

when required to protect our rights or your safety or the safety of others, or to detect, prevent, or respond to misuse of the Online Services; and

to the extent reasonably necessary to proceed with the negotiation or completion of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets.


Third-Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Therefore, we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.


Opting Out

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.


Rights to Your Data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you.

Your California Privacy Rights

If you reside in California and have provided your personally identifiable information to us, you may request information once per calendar year about our disclosures of certain categories of your personally identifiable information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.


Changes to Privacy Policy

AtlanticSevereNeeds.org has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site. We encourage Visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.


Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, please contact us at [email protected]