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                  Privacy Policy 

Effective date: May,24,2023

Harlingen Community Development Corporation -HCDC  (“us,” “we,” or “our”) operates  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.

HCDC uses your data to provide, and improve the level of Client Services. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in  Privacy Policy, terms used in  Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at


  • Service
    Service of website operated by Harlingen Community Development Corporation

  • Personal Data
    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
    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. ).

  • Location Data
    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
    We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.
    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

Retention of Data Harlingen Community Development Corporation will retain your Personal Data only for necessary time period,  for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. HCDC will retain and use your Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

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.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

HCDC  will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and by this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information

Legal Requirements

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.

You can opt out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:


Google AdWords

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:

Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – – 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:

Facebook Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc.

You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page:

To opt out from Facebook’s interest-based ads follow these instructions from Facebook:

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:  

Links to Other Sites Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third-party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by visiting this page on our website:




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