At HopeWorks, your privacy is very important to us. This privacy policy was created to demonstrate our commitment to the privacy of our website users. This policy outlines what types of information is collected by our website,, and how that information is used. 

What Information is Collected

While visiting, you may be asked to provide personal information in order to use certain features such as our newsletter sign-up or contact form. The information we collect may include: your name, email address, mailing address, or phone number. If you choose to donate online through our donation page, you may also be asked to provide your payment method and billing information. We do not ask you for personal information except when necessary for a specific, limited purpose.

Usage Data

Like most websites, collects non-personally identifying information in order to better understand how visitors use our site. This information is typically made available by web browsers or servers and may include: device type, browser type, browser version, IP address, language preference, referring site, the pages that you visit, the time spent on those pages, and the date and time of each visit. 


A “cookie” is a small data file that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s web browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. uses cookies to compile aggregate data about visitor traffic and interaction so that we can offer better website experiences and tools in the future. You can delete or block cookies by changing your browser settings. Deleting or blocking cookies may change your experience on our website, and some features may not function properly without cookies enabled.

How Your Information May Be Used

Information we collect from you may be used in several ways:

  • Your name and contact information may be used to respond to your inquiry submitted through our contact form.
  • Your name and email address may be used to send you periodic emails about our services and programs. (You may always “opt-out” at any time if you do not wish to receive our messages.)
  • Your payment and billing information may be used to process a transaction that you have authorized on our donation page. We will only use this information as you have instructed.
  • Your non-personally identifiable usage data may be used to help monitor and improve our website.

We do not sell, share, or otherwise transfer your information to outside parties, with the exception of trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website. We may also release your information when required to comply with the law or to protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. 

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service that tracks and reports website traffic by collecting usage data from visitors, including cookies. uses Google Analytics for the purpose of monitoring and evaluating the use of our website. For certain web browsers, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing your information (including your IP address) by downloading this browser plugin and installing it:

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

Charity Proud

Charity Proud (provided by Alboddo Technology, LLC) is a cloud-based, donation acceptance and constituent management software for nonprofit organizations. uses Charity Proud for purposes such as: processing online donations and fundraisers; collecting and maintaining donor information; managing volunteer registration and volunteer contact information. We may also use reports provided by Charity Proud to analyze overall giving patterns in order to make more accurate budget projections or create new fundraising campaigns. We do not sell or share our donor list with any other organization. 

For more information on the privacy practices of Charity Proud, please visit the Alboddo Technology Website Privacy Policy web page:

Third-Party Links & Embedded Content

Our website includes external links and embedded content from third-party websites. These third-party websites do not fall under the domain and have separate privacy policies. We have no responsibility or liability for the privacy practices or content of external websites. We advise you to review the privacy policy of any site you visit.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new policy on this page. Your continued use of our website after any change in this privacy policy will constitute your agreement to the changed terms.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us:


24-Hour Sexual, Dating and Domestic Violence Helpline: (410) 997-2272



9770 Patuxent Woods Dr., Suite 300

Columbia, MD, 21046

(410) 997-0304