Website Information and Policies
The following are website information and policies for Carolina Cares and carolinacaresnc.org, hereby referred to as “Carolina Cares”.
General Information and Use of this Website
Carolina Cares Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit outreach group dedicated to enhancing the lives of all people living in Wake County and the surrounding communities in North Carolina regardless of race, religion, background or sexual orientation. Our vision is a world where resources are shared with those in need, waste is reduced, and all families and community members can live with independence and dignity. Carolina Cares’ focus is to provide and connect the people of The Triangle with resources such as food, clothing, and information for additional services.
Carolina Cares Inc. does not distribute money for any reason. We are not able to assist with rent, shelter, housing, utility payments, medical issues, legal issues. childcare, transportation, medications, or hotel rooms.
If you still have questions about how to use www.carolinacaresnc.org contact us.
Our Mission is to increase dignity and decrease food insecurity by serving our neighbors with information on available resources, no cost food, clothing, hygiene, infant and children items, holiday meals, school supplies, and children's gifts.
You may choose to download Adobe Acrobat Reader® to view any PDFs from this site.
If you need help finding something on this website, look in the upper-right corner of your screen and use the search function by entering a keyword and pressing Enter or Return on your keyboard.
All information on www.carolinacaresnc.org, as well as the organization, design, and layout of the website, is owned and copyrighted by Carolina Cares, unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved. You may not copy, distribute, resell, display, sublicense, or create derivative works based on any such information from the website, in whole or in part, except as expressly authorized by the Carolina Cares Inc. Board.
Acceptance of Terms
Liability, Warranties and Disclaimers
Carolina Cares accepts no responsibility or liability for incorrect or misleading information or its use as obtained through the Internet. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise, goods, and other information provided through the site generally.
The www.carolinacaresnc.org website is provided on an "as is," "as available" basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to, those of TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, or NON-INFRINGEMENT, or any warranty as to accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or arising from a course of dealing, usage, or trade practice. No oral advice or written information provided by Carolina Cares or its employees, directors, officers, or agents shall create a warranty; nor shall members or visitors to the website rely on any such information or advice. Under no circumstances shall Carolina Cares, its directors, officers, employees, agents, or anyone else involved in creating or maintaining this website be liable for any DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, or CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, or LOST PROFITS resulting directly or indirectly from the use or inability to use the website and/or any other websites which are linked to this website – or resulting directly or indirectly from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access. The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this website.
All materials and services on this website are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and/or other intellectual property laws, and any unauthorized use of these materials may violate such laws. You agree to use these materials in compliance with all applicable laws, governmental regulations, and guidelines, including without limit, all copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.
Materials Nature and Use
All material on www.carolinacaresnc.org is for informational purposes only and is provided to you solely for your own personal, non-commercial use, and not for purposes of resale, distribution, public display or performance, or any other uses. By use of this website users expressly agree that you will comply with any and all such restrictions.
Indemnification and Governing Law
Internal URL Links: Links made to www.carolinacaresnc.org
We welcome links to our homepage from other nonprofits, government agencies, and others who wish to help further our mission to serve our neighbors. We ask that you email us and let us know of your intentions to link to our site, and indicate the purpose of the link. No link may present or display a product or activity in a way that states or implies Carolina Cares’ endorsement. Links to our website do not indicate an endorsement or support for any commercial organizations, products, services, or political parties, members, or institutions.
External URL Links: Links from www.carolinacaresnc.org
Carolina Cares’ website includes links to external websites created and controlled by parties other than Carolina Cares. These links are provided only for the convenience of users of this site and any information obtained thereby does not necessarily represent the opinions of Carolina Cares. These links do not fall under the carolinacaresnc.org domain, and Carolina Cares is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites.
Carolina Cares makes no representation about the accuracy of any information contained in these links. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.
We do not routinely link to private, commercial, or other similar websites, other than current corporate sustainers of Carolina Cares’ programs and services. However, on a case-by-case basis, we will consider requests from such groups or persons to link to their websites. Carolina Cares will grant such requests only where it is determined that such links will clearly support our mission and goals. To make a request, email Carolina Cares.
What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected and How is It Used
Website visitors that register for email updates or to use www.carolinacaresnc.org voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as their name and/or email address). We use this information internally for monitoring website traffic, website demographics, and email mailing lists.
Credit Card Account Information
Carolina Cares does not collect credit card information over the internet. Carolina Cares utilizes third-party companies, including but not limited to PayPal and CashApp, to collect funds. Users should view their Privacy Policies if they choose to use their services. Carolina Cares does not disclose to third-parties any donation information about donors and website visitors unless mandated by law to North Carolina Revenue Service or the Internal Revenue Service. This information does not include credit card information used with the aforementioned third-party companies.
Internet Protocol (IP) addresses
Carolina Cares uses your Internet Protocol (IP) address for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
How Your Information May Be Used
Carolina Cares will use your name and email address to send emails to you or to respond to you. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease communications from us. You may do so by emailing Carolina Cares through this website. As mentioned above in the section on cookies, Carolina Cares may also use your information to track your visits to our website. This lets us see which of our pages are the most popular so we can better meet our users' needs.
Surveys and Polls
From time to time, Carolina Cares may offer surveys and/or interactive polls to users so they can share their opinions with others users, see what users think about important issues, or to better target the content on the website or services offered by Carolina Cares. Participation in the surveys and/or polls is optional. Opinions and responses are not identifiable to any particular user. We may share aggregated demographic information with partners or supporters however we never share any information about specific individuals with any third party.
Email and/or Electronic Newsletter
Carolina Cares will send an email and/or electronic newsletter to email addresses that have been submitted to us. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease communications from us. You may do so here or by clicking the link provided in every email.
Carolina Cares clients and associates are encouraged to join our Facebook group as a way to communicate with their peers. Participation is optional and is restricted. Group members agree to use the group for the intended lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on the any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, or obscene material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law. This applies to any posting that could be termed as Sexual Harassment and/or Discrimination. Users of the Facebook group also must agree to Facebook’s Terms of Service and Carolina Cares is not liable for any real or perceived loss or damages of any kind from the use of the Facebook group.
If you have questions or comments, please email Carolina Cares.