To Contact You: We may use your contact information to send you information such as information about a donation confirmations, notices regarding problems with your credit card, notifications regarding relevant Charities, updates to our Website, receipts, reminders about an event or volunteer commitments, newsletters, administrative notices, service announcements, terms and conditions of your account, or promotional information and updates regarding our services that you may not opt out of receiving them. Any information collected from you is used to help us deliver our services and continuously enhance the user experience. We use collected information to communicate with you, fulfill your requests, customize content, improve our products and services, protect our rights, and comply with laws and regulations. Profiles: The profiles of Charities will be open for public view, and they can be edited, changed, or removed by the Charity whenever such Charity wishes. Donor and volunteer profiles and information will never be open for public view. With donor/volunteer permission, personal data voluntarily given such as name and e-mail will be shared with the Charity when applicable consistent with this policy. Transactions: When donors or volunteers pledge or elect to donate or volunteer to a certain Charity or other Website User, certain information of such donors or volunteers will be sent to that Charity or User. We will also use the information you submit to the Website to facilitate completion of your donations made via the Website and to provide you with tools to manage and monitor your transactions. This may include your credit card information, which we will not share with anyone. Marketing: We will never use your information for publicity or marketing purposes without your permission (except as may be required by law, as described below). Security: Your accounts may be secured by member-created passwords; you are responsible for keeping your passwords confidential. We take security seriously and we take reasonable measures to protect all of our users’ information. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We restrict access to such information to those employees who need access to perform their jobs functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Despite these efforts, please note we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of your information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security if your information at any time. We are not responsible for any information you share with other users of the Website or other third parties. Links: The Website may contain links to third-party websites, including nonprofits and other organizations. We are not responsible for the privacy practice, policies, or content of such other websites. Legal: Although such a situation may be unlikely, we may be required to disclose certain information of yours to appropriate authorities in accordance with law, whether by subpoena or other legitimate request, or if, in our business judgment, such disclosure is reasonably necessary to (i) enforce applicable Terms of Service (ii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (iii) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of our Website, us, our affiliates, our officers, directors, employees, representatives, our licensors, other Website Users, and/or the public.
This Website is not directed to children under the age of thirteen. In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from persons under the age of 13 through the Website or otherwise. If we later learn that any user is under the age of 13, or that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of 13 through the Website, we will take appropriate steps to remove that user’s information from the database and restrict that user’s access to the Website. Because we do not collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 via the Website, we also do not knowingly distribute such information to third parties, and we do not condone the participation of a child under 13 in the Website’s online activities on providing personally identifiable information.