4. Information Collected.
b. Anonymous Information. For the avoidance of doubt, PII does not include anonymous information, i.e., namely information which cannot be used to identify You or information which was originally PII but which has since been rendered anonymous in such a manner that You are no longer identifiable. Such anonymous information may be used by Us for statistical or research purposes.
c. Register an Account. In order to access certain Services, You may be required to register an Account which requires that You submit certain PII. You are free not to provide the PII requested. However, if You choose not to provide the PII requested, We reserve the right not to register You as a User or to provide You with the Services.
d. Cookies. A “cookie” is a small piece of information in text format downloaded to Your computer when You visit a website. Our Website may use some or all of the following cookies:
i. Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable You to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website. Without these cookies, certain Services You have subscribed for may not be able to be provided.
ii. Analytical/performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how You use Our Website, for instance which pages You go to most often, and if You get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies You. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how Our Website works.
iii. Functionality cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember choices You make (such as Your user name, language or the region You are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes You have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that You can customize. They may also be used to provide the Services to which You have subscribed. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track Your browsing activity on other websites.
e. What are your choices regarding cookies
Please note, however, that if You delete cookies or refuse to accept them, You might not be able to use some or all of the features of Our Website, including use of and access to the Services. Also, some of the pages of Our Website might not display properly.
f. Where can you find more information about cookies
If You wish to take steps to opt-out of tracking by certain online advertisers, you can visit the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page at http://www.aboutads.info/choices or the Network Advertising Initiative at http://www.networkadvertising.org or if You are located in the European Union, you can visit http://youronlinechoices.eu/.
You can also learn more about cookies by visiting http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
5. Use of PII.
a. Use by Us. We will use the PII You provide to Us to:
i. Register You for and give You access to the Services subscribed to by You;
ii. Provide the Services for which You subscribed to You;
iii. Respond to Your requests, resolve disputes and/or troubleshoot problems;
iv. Advertise Our additional services, if any, that we believe may be of interest to You;
v. Enhance the quality of Our Website and the Services;
vi. Communicate with You about Our Website and the Services;
viii. Maintain or analyze the functioning of the Website or the Services;
ix. Perform network communications;
x. Authenticate You as a User of, or personalize the Content on, the Website or the Services;
xi. Serve contextual advertising on the Website or the Services or cap the frequency of advertising;
xii. Protect Your security on the Website or while using the Services;
xiii. Enable You to be a Supporter; and/or
xiii. Ensure legal or regulatory compliance.
c. Supporters. In addition to sharing Your PII with the third parties set forth above, in order for You to be a Supporter of a particular Nonprofit, We are required to share Your PII with the Nonprofit and the Subscriber who is agreeing to provide a Donation to that particular Nonprofit. Your PII will also be shared with that particular Nonprofit. Please note that the use of Your PII by the Subscriber and the Nonprofit is subject to the Subscriber’s and the Nonprofit’s privacy policies, respectively. We are not responsible for and disclaim all liability to You with respect to a Subscriber’s or a Nonprofit’s use of Your PII.
d. Direct Marketing.We do not currently provide Your PII to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. However, We may do so in the future at which time We will provide You with the ability to opt out from such disclosures prior to providing Your PII to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
6. Disclosure of PII.
9. Data Security. We will take precautions that we deem appropriate in our sole discretion to protect Your PII from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. However, no security system is perfect and We cannot guarantee that Your PII will remain secure in all circumstances, including the security of Your PII during transmissions to Us.
11. Opt-Out Option. Periodically, You may receive communications from Us such as newsletters or promotional emails. If You do not wish to receive such communications, You will have the ability to opt-out of receiving such communications by following the “unsubscribe” instructions provided in such communications or by contacting Us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
12. Information Collected from Children. This Website and the Services offered on this Website are not directed at and are not to be used by children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect PII from children under the age of 13.
13. Your Privacy Responsibilities. To help protect Your privacy, do not share your Registration Information with anyone. Also, remember to log off the Website and Services when you are finished with a given session.
Last Updated: 05/01/2019