Effective date: May,24,2023
Harlingen Community Development Corporation -HCDC (“us,” “we,” or “our”) operates www.harlingencdc.org website (the “Service”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
Service of www.harlingencdc.org website operated by Harlingen Community Development Corporation
Personal Data is data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit, how many visits, which pages visited, etc. ).
We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customize our Service.
You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at any time, through your device settings.
Tracking & Cookies Data
Cookies are files with minimal amount of data may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Use of Data
At Harlingen Community Development Corporation, we may use your data collected for various purposes:
Provide and maintain our service
Notify you about changes of our service or area of service
Allow you to participate in interactive features of our service when you choose to do so (program information/ prequalification )
Provide client support
Gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our client service
Monitor the usage of our Service
Detect, prevent and address technical issues
Provide you with housing information, development projects, and general information on First-Time Homebuyer services and areas of development or upcoming developments or Programs , unless you have opted not to receive such information
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Harlingen Community Development Corporation may process your Personal Data because:
We need to contact you regarding the inquiry of program information
communicated permission to contact you
Processing of mutual interests , not overridden by your right
In compliance with the law
HCDC will also retain Usage Data for internal WIX analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our services , or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.
Transfer of Data
If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including email address, to the United States and process it there.
HCDC may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
comply with a legal obligation
protect and defend the rights or property of HCDC
protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us, remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. HCDC strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
“Do Not Track” Signals We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. HCDC aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. made possible, you can access, update or request the deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable, and commonly used format.
right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time when HCDC relied on your consent to process your personal information.
Analytics HCDC may use third-party Service Providers (WIX) to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
Google Analytics Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc. You can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads
Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout – for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Facebook Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc.
You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/164968693837950
To opt out from Facebook’s interest-based ads follow these instructions from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217
Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook’s Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation