Privacy and Security
The National Adoption Hotline is a confidential and secure resource.
When you contact the National Adoption Hotline, you will decide how much information to share. If you are in danger or at risk of harming yourself, the representative will provide you with information about local emergency services or will dispatch emergency services to you.
The information you provide the representative with the National Adoption hotline will not be shared unless you give a representative permission to share it or indicate you would like to receive care after the call, text, or email session.
Our Commitment to Privacy
Because we understand how sensitive the decision of adoption is, we go to the utmost measures to protect the privacy of those visiting or providing information via our website. Any information provided or collected by us through this site is for the purpose of expediting the adoption objectives of interested parties.
The Information We Collect
The information collected through our web site can be of a personal and confidential nature. On some pages you can enter or request information and order products. Regardless of information entered or requested, confidentiality of your information is protected, including encryption of identifiable information about you.
Please note that your vital statistics (last names, addresses, earnings, etc.) are not given to anyone outside of our company. On occasion, non-identifiable information may be shared with birth parents or adoptive families to better understand who you are. Any information published about you on the Internet such as “Dear Birth Mother” letters will be with your consent and approval. Last names, addresses, social security numbers, driver’s license numbers are not included on your web page.
Should a member of a media organization wish to contact any of our clients, we will first ask for your permission to release information. Only the information that you authorize will be released.
Our Commitment to Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on-line. We do not place electronic cookies on your computer, nor use them to track your activities.
How You Can Correct Your Information
To correct or change information entered by you on any of our websites, you must contact us. Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at 1-800-923-6602 or contact us via our website.