Last Updated: May 13, 2016
In General. When you use our website and/or other services we provide, we may collect personally identifying information (“PII”) that can identify you, such as your name and email address. When you provide PII through our website or through other means, online or offline, the information may be sent to servers located in the United States.
Information you provide. When you input any PII through our website or provide PII to us in some other manner, online or offline, we may collect and store such PII. In order to register as a user, you will be asked to provide PII such as your name, age, email address, and city of residence. You may, however, use our website without registering as a user.
Emails. In order to register as a user, you need to provide an email address. We may use your email address for both administrative and promotional purposes. You may opt-out of receiving emails from us at any time via the opt-out links provided in each communication.
Information collected automatically. When you use our website, we and/or our service providers, as well as other third parties, may automatically collect and store certain information about your computer or mobile device. The information will be aggregated and anonymized. This information includes geolocation, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, and referral URL.
How we respond to Do Not Track and similar signals. We do not track your use of our website over time or across third party websites to provide targeted advertising, and therefore we do not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.
How we use the information we collect. We may use the information we collect from you for the following purposes:
- To respond to your questions;
- To send periodic emails (which you may opt out of receiving);
- To update you on any developments regarding our website;
- To statistically monitor how many people are using our website;
- To track generic user behavior;
- To monitor how many people open our emails;
- To determine the popularity of certain content;
- To restrict underage use of our services;
- To manage your account and provide you with customer support;
- To maintain and improve our website and other services we provide; and
- To investigate and prevent fraud and other illegal activities.
Service providers and vendors. We may share your information with third parties that support various aspects of our business operations such as Google Analytics, security and technology providers, and payment processors.
Legal Disclosures. We may share your information in response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
Illegal Activity. We may share your information when we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce our website terms and conditions or other agreements or policies.
Business Transition. In the event another nonprofit organization merges with or acquires us or substantially all of our assets, your PII may be transferred to that successor or acquiring entity. A court also may order the sale of PII as an asset in a bankruptcy or similar insolvency proceeding.
Updating or Removing Account Information. You may review or edit your profile by logging into your account using the information supplied during the registration process and visiting the settings or preferences page for your account. You may add or remove information you choose to provide to us in the settings or preferences page. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may result in you being not able to use certain features of our website. The settings or preferences page also allows you to modify your consent to receive email messages or notifications from us when you register on our website.
If you would like to have us delete your account information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be aware that we may still retain certain information associated with your account for analytical purposes and record-keeping integrity, as well as to prevent fraud, enforce our terms and conditions, take actions we deem necessary to protect the integrity of our website or our users, or take other actions otherwise permitted by law.
Security of your information. We take steps to help ensure that all information provided by you is treated securely. No data transmission over the Internet, however, can be guaranteed to be totally secure. While we try to protect your PII, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us. You use our website, and provide us with your PII, at your own risk.
Age restriction. We do not target or knowingly collect information from persons under the age of 13. If you are a parent or legal guardian who discovers that your child has provided us with information without your consent, you may contact us at email@example.com, and we will promptly delete such information from our files.
Third Party Sites. Our website includes links to other web sites. You should review the privacy policies of other websites you visit or link to from our website to understand their information collection practices.
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