Privacy Policy

Respecting user privacy over the Internet is of utmost importance to us. This Privacy Policy describes the current policies and practices with regard to personal data collected by the Sunrise Café New Haven, Inc.

The term “Personal Data” refers to personally identifiable information, including your name, email address, home and/or mobile phone number, and your credit card information. 

You may visit our website without telling us who you are or providing any information about yourself. In some areas of our website, we may ask you to provide information that will enable us to process a donation, add you to our volunteer roster, register you for a gathering or event, assist you with technical support issues or to follow up with you. In some instances, the information sought may include Personal Data.

This Privacy Policy applies to Personal Data submitted by you and/or collected online by us.

Your Consent

By using our website, you consent to our use of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.

Use of Personal Data Collected Through Our website

Information, including but not limited to Personal Data, that we collect will not be sold, rented, lent, exchanged or used by an individual or entity other than the Sunrise Cafe New Haven, Inc. This includes, for example, the information you provide when you make a donation, register for an event or activity, provide volunteer information, request other services, or when you send us your comments or requests for information.

We use the Personal Data you provide for the purposes for which it was originally collected, for example, to respond to your email or to provide the programs or services you requested. We may also use Personal Data to help us improve the content and functionality of our website, to better understand the needs and interests of the people and organizations that use our website, and to improve our programs and services. This Personal Data may be used to contact you in the future to tell you about Sunrise Cafe New Haven Inc. Activities. You may opt out of these communications at any time.

Unless we have your permission or are otherwise required by law to release, the Personal Data provided by you online will only be used by Sunrise Cafe New Haven, Inc.  

Anonymous Data Collected Through Sunrise Cafe New Haven, Inc. Website

We use technology – Google Analytics or similar – to collect anonymous information about the use of our website. For example, we use technology to track how many visitors access our website, the date and time of their visit, the length of their stay, and which pages they view. We also use technology to determine which web browsers our visitors use and the address from which they accessed the site.

This technology does not identify you personally. It simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our website. We use this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of our website, to better understand the needs and interests of our visitors, and to improve our communications, programs and services.


To collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, we may use temporary “cookies” that collect the first level domain name of the user. For example, if your email address is “,” the cookie collects the “” portion of your email address and the date and time you accessed our website. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not. Our website only uses temporary or “session” cookies. These “session” cookies expire when your browser window is closed.


We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from minors under the age of thirteen. If you are age thirteen or under, please do not give us any Personal Data. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided Personal Data on our website, please contact us at and we will endeavor to delete that Personal Data. If you are a child age thirteen or under and using our website, please do not give any Personal Data about yourself, such as your name, address, birth date, phone number, school or email address. 

When we obtain photographs and images of minors, we notify their parents or guardians and ask for a written and signed release before we publish them on our website (at some events with a large youth presence, we may request signed permission forms as a part of the event registration process). 

Links to Other Sites

This Privacy Policy applies only to our website which is owned and administered by Sunrise Cafe New Haven, Inc.. Our site may contain hyperlinks to websiteS that are not operated by us. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the services described on these third-party websites or any association with their operators. We do not control these websites and are not responsible for their data practices. We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or before providing any Personal Data about yourself.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut.

Questions About Our Privacy Policy

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or concerns about the way we use Personal Data, please contact

Changes to This Policy

We are continually improving and adding new functionality and features to our website. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law, and the changing nature of technology, we may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. When the Policy changes, we will post the revised policy with the most recent change date. 

The Privacy Policy was last updated on December 15, 2019.