Last Updated: November 8, 2020
- PERSONAL INFORMATION
“Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual, including: name, mailing address, phone number, email address, user name, birthdate/age, credit card information, and information that you provide on forms found on the Site..
We and our service providers may use Personal Information in a variety of ways, including:
- To respond to your inquiries, fulfill your requests, and process your gifts and grants.
- To send administrative information to you, such as changes to our terms, conditions, and policies, as well as information about our philanthropic activities and the services we offer to donors to support their philanthropic endeavors;
- For our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, developing new products, improving or modifying our Site, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of promotional campaigns, and operating and expanding business activities.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Your Personal Information may be disclosed:
- To our third-party service providers who provide services such as website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, information technology and related infrastructure provision, email delivery, auditing and other services.
Other Uses and Disclosures
We may also use and disclose your Personal Information as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) to comply with applicable law and respond to requests from public and government authorities, to cooperate with law enforcement, or for other legal reasons; (b) to enforce our terms and conditions; and (c) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others. In addition, we may use, disclose or transfer your information to a third party in the event of a reorganization, merger, assignment, or transfer of all or any portion of our assets or organization.
- OTHER INFORMATION
“Other Information” is information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an identifiable individual, including:
- Browser and device information
- IP address
- Information collected through cookies and other technologies
- Information that has been aggregated in a manner that it no longer reveals your specific identity
We and our service providers may collect Other Information in a variety of ways, including:
Through your browser or device: Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Mac), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, and Internet browser type and version. We use this information to ensure that the Site functions properly.
Using cookies: Cookies are pieces of information stored directly on your computer or mobile device. Cookies allow us to collect information such as browser type, time spent on the Site, pages visited, and other traffic data. We use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and to personalize your experience. We also gather statistical information about use of the Site in order to continually improve its design and functionality, understand how it is used and assist us with resolving questions about it. We do not currently respond to browser do-not-track signals.
IP Address: Your IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. An IP address may be identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever a user accesses the Site, along with the time of the visit and the pages visited. We use IP Addresses for purposes such as calculating usage levels, diagnosing server problems, and administering the Site. We may also derive your approximate location from your IP address.
- THIRD PARTY SERVICES
Third-Party Payment Services
We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect Personal Information within our organization. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with the “Contact Information” section below.
- CHOICES AND ACCESS
If you would like to update Personal Information that you have provided to us, you may contact us in accordance with the “Contacting Us” section below. If you no longer want to receive promotional emails from us, you may opt-out by following the instructions contained in such email. We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you opt out of receiving promotional emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages, from which you cannot opt out.
- RETENTION PERIOD
- USE OF THE SITE BY MINORS
The Site is not directed to individuals under the age of eighteen (18) and, we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from such individuals.
- JURISDICTION AND CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER
The Site is controlled and operated by us from the United States and is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States. Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and, by using the Site, you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country.
- SENSITIVE INFORMATION
Unless we specifically request it, we ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, or criminal background) on or through the Site or otherwise to us.
- CONTACT INFORMATION