I. Information We Collect
We collect information from you in several ways, including when you choose to share information with us by entering it on our website, such as to make a donation or apply for a grant, and by using automated processes.
II. Information You Provide to Us
We may ask you and you may choose to provide certain personal information to us, such as your first and last name, e-mail address, credit card number or other payment information, billing address, and telephone number(s). We may collect this information in various places, including on forms for making donations or applying for grants, through “contact us” forms, or in other parts of our website.
III. Automated Information Collection
We may automatically collect certain information when you visit our website, including your IP address (or other unique device identifier, including one that we may assign); certain details about your browser and/or device and operating system; your location, if available; the URL that referred you to our website; your activities on our website; and other logging information, such as the date and time of your visit.
We may use a variety of technologies to automatically collect information, such as cookies, web beacons, and others. A cookie (or “locally shared object”) is a data file placed on your device when you visit our site. Your browser, or other software, may allow you to reject or remove cookies, but if you do so, some features of our site may not work properly. We also use web server logs to collect and store information about website usage.
IV. Analytics Services, Targeted Ads & Do-Not-Track
We may also use third-party analytics services, including Google Analytics, and these services may track details about your online activities over time and across different websites. These services help us to improve our website and further our mission. These services may also allow others to provide you with targeted ads or content that you may be interested in based on your online activities. You can learn more about Google Analytics and your choices at this link.
We do not respond to, or take any specific action in connection with the receipt of, Do-Not-Track signals or other similar mechanisms regarding the collection of information about an individual’s online activities over time and across websites or online services.
V. How We Use the Information That We Collect
VI. How and When We Share Information with Third Parties
VII. Third Party Sites, Services & Links
Our website may include features from third parties that allow you to interact with other online services, including social media, like Facebook, Twitter, or others. If you use these features, then we may share information about you with those third parties, and they may collect additional information. Our website may also include links to third party websites or other online services. We are not responsible for these other sites and services, and they may collect and use information about you. You should review the privacy policies for such third parties to understand how they collect and use information.
VIII. Updating Your Information and Preferences
You may request that we update your information by sending an e-mail to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would prefer not to receive e-mail newsletters or other messages from us, you may use the “unsubscribe” features that are included in such messages or contact us at email@example.com.
IX. How We Protect Your Information
We use reasonable, standard security technologies and safeguards to protect the information that we collect and use. For example, we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for our donation and grant request functions, and we utilize a PCI-certified service provider to process credit card donations. We also expect our service providers to protect information in the same manner.
X. Transfer of Information to the United States
Our website and organization are operated in the United States. The privacy and data protection laws in the United States differ from those of other countries. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that the information that we collect will be transferred to and processed, stored, and used in the United States, and that by using our website, you consent to such transfers and processing.
XI. Children’s Privacy
Our website is intended for general audiences, and we do not knowingly seek or collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you believe that we might have collected any personal information from or about a child under age 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
XIII. Contact Us