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Privacy Policy

This Policy applies to HSI Explorer Post 601 regarding the collection, use, maintenance, disclosure, deletion, and destruction of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and any other activity that impacts the privacy of individuals.

Privacy Policy for HSI Explorer Post 601


Effective Date: 07/01/2024


HSI Explorer Post 601 ("we," "us," or "our") operates the website We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is handled securely and responsibly. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect your information in compliance with U.S. and New York State laws.

1. Information We Collect
1.1 Personal Information

We collect personal information that you provide to us directly, such as:

  • Contact Information: Name, email address, phone number, and mailing address.

  • Donation Information: Payment details when you donate. Payment processing is handled by third-party services, and we do not store your payment information.

1.2 Non-Personal Information

We collect non-personal information automatically as you navigate our site, including:

  • Usage Data: IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system.

  • Cookies and Tracking Technologies: Information about your browsing behavior is collected through cookies and similar technologies.

2. How We Use Your Information

We use the collected information for the following purposes:

  • Providing Services: To respond to inquiries, process donations, and provide information about our programs and events.

  • Improving Our Website: To analyze usage patterns and improve website performance and user experience.

  • Communications: To send updates, newsletters, and promotional materials (with your consent).

  • Legal Compliance: To comply with legal obligations and respond to lawful requests.

3. Legal Bases for Processing

We process your personal information based on the following legal grounds:

  • Consent: When you provide explicit consent for specific purposes.

  • Contractual Necessity: To fulfill our contractual obligations to you.

  • Legal Obligations: To comply with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Legitimate Interests: For our legitimate interests in maintaining and improving our services, provided these interests are not overridden by your rights.

4. Information Sharing and Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to outside parties except as described below:

  • Service Providers: Third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or providing services to you, under confidentiality agreements.

  • Legal Compliance: To comply with legal obligations, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others' rights, property, or safety.

5. Data Security

We implement appropriate security measures to protect your personal information. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is completely secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee absolute security.

6. Your Rights

Under U.S. and New York State law, you have the following rights:

  • Access: Request access to your personal information.

  • Correction: Request corrections to inaccurate or incomplete personal information.

  • Deletion: Request deletion of your personal information, subject to legal and contractual obligations.

  • Opt-Out: Opt-out of receiving marketing communications.

To exercise these rights, please contact us at

7. Children's Privacy

Our website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a child under 13, we will delete such information from our records.

8. Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to third-party sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these external sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party sites you visit.

9. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page and updating the effective date. We encourage you to review this policy periodically.

10. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at:

Mailing Address: HSI Explorer Post 601, 201 Varick Street, Suite 350A, New York, NY 10014

Thank you for visiting Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting it.

Last Updated: 07/01/2024

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