(Effective Date June 14, 2018)
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When using our website, you may be asked to provide us with your name and email address. We also collect and store information regarding your searches for services on our website.
When do we collect information?
We collect your personal information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, enter information on our website, or make a donation to us.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect for any of the following purposes:
- to communicate with users via email, direct mail, and social media
- to solicit donations to us;
- to better understand how users access and use the Website, for the purposes of trying to improve our services;
- to help us develop new products and services and improve our existing products and services;
- to provide our website users with advertising and direct marketing that is more relevant to you; and
- to assess the effectiveness of and improve advertising and other marketing and promotional activities on or in connection with the Services.
Do we use 'cookies'?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
- Understand and save user's preferences for future visits.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer or electronic device warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your device’s browser settings. Since every browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, it won't affect the user's experience.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal information.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We have implemented the following:
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
How can you learn more about your personal information stored with us or request that we delete it?
You may request more information about what personal information we have stored for you by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also use this email address to request that we delete your personal information.
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It's also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.