We are committed to responsible management of consumer information and abide by all rules, both ethical and legal, with respect to the use of consumer information.
The Service is not intended for use by children. If you are under 18, you may use the Service only with involvement of a parent or guardian. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 16. If you are under 16, please do not attempt to register for the Services or send any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 16, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that a child under 16 may have provided us personal information, please contact us at email@example.com.
The Foundation collects information from users who access our Site or use our Services. Account users may be asked to provide certain personal information when they register for our Site, which may include name, address, telephone number, date of birth, and e-mail address. We may also ask you for additional government-issued identification or other information to validate your identity as required by our policies and procedures.
We store personal information you provide to us and use it in order to:
The information we collect lets us keep you posted on important changes and news regarding the company, product, and project. We may use your personal information to respond to your questions or requests. If you send us personal correspondence such as emails, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
We may use your information, including date of birth, to verify identity and to determine eligibility to use the Services. We also use information for loss prevention, anti-fraud and/or unauthorized activity and to enforce our Terms of Service. Additionally, we may use information to prevent and investigate potentially prohibited or illegal activities.
We may also create anonymous, aggregated and/or other de-identified data records (“Anonymous Information”) from information that you provide to us by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the information personally identifiable to you. We use this Anonymous Information to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our Services and to improve Site navigation. We reserve the right to use Anonymous Information for any purpose and to disclose such data to third parties in our discretion.
We do not rent, sell, trade, share, or transfer your personal information without consent, except as follows:
Use of your personal information by any service providers is limited to the information they need to provide services for us on our behalf. For more information about how these service providers treat your personal information, or with any other comments, complaints or suggestions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may disclose your information:
We may need to share your information in order to complete third-party financial, technical, and legal audits of our operations.
We treat data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. We use industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software to protect the security of your personal information during transmission, which encrypts all of the information you input. All personal information collected that you provide through the use of the Service is stored securely. Only employees who need personal information to perform a specific job are granted access to it.
When you visit the Site, we may send one more “cookies” to your computer or device. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information, but they do enable us to provide features such as session validation. We may use these technologies to assess marketing strategies, ease website navigation, or any other use we deem appropriate for our business purposes. We may use different types of cookies, including (but not limited to) session cookies, persistent cookies, or flash cookies. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although in that case you may not be able to use certain features on the Site.
If you are a resident of the European Union (“EU”), United Kingdom, Lichtenstein, Norway, or Iceland, you may have additional rights under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) with respect to your Personal Data.
As used in this section, “Personal Data” and “processing” are used as the terms are defined in the GDPR, but “Personal Data” generally means information that can be used to individually identify a person, and “processing” generally covers actions that can be performed in connection with data such as collection, use, storage and disclosure. The Foundation will be the controller of your Personal Data processed in connection with the Service.
We collect Personal Data about you when you provide such information directly to us, when third parties such as our business partners or service providers provide us with Personal Data about you, or when Personal Data about you is automatically collected in connection with your use of our Service.
Information we receive directly from you: We receive Personal Data directly from you when you provide us with such Personal Data, including without limitation the following: First and last name; Email address; Mailing address; Telephone number; Transaction information; and User content.
Some third parties, such as our business partners and service providers, may provide us with Personal Data about you, such as the following:
If you interact with a third party Platform Service when using our Service, such as if you use a third party service to log-in to our Service (e.g., Facebook Login or Google Sign-In), or if you share content from our Service through a third party social media Platform Service, the third party service will send us information about you, such as information from your public profile, if the third party service and your account settings allow such sharing. The information we receive will depend on the policies and your account settings with the third party service.
We receive information about you from some of our service providers who assist us with marketing or promotional services related to how you interact with our websites, applications, products, services, advertisements or communications.
Some Personal Data is automatically collected when you use our Service, such as the following: IP address; Device identifiers; Web browser information; Page view statistics; Browsing history; Usage information; Transaction information (e.g. transaction amount, date and time such transaction occurred); Cookies and other tracking technologies (e.g. web beacons, pixel tags, SDKs, etc.); Location information (e.g. IP address, zip code); and Log data (e.g. access times, hardware and software information).
We process Personal Data to operate, improve, understand and personalize our Service. For example, we use Personal Data to: Create and manage user profiles; Communicate with you about the Service; Process orders; Contact you about Service announcements, updates or offers; Provide support and assistance for the Service; Personalize website content and communications based on your preferences; Meet or comply with contract or legal obligations; Respond to user inquiries; Fulfill user requests; Resolve disputes; Protect against or deter fraudulent, illegal or harmful actions; and Enforce our Terms of Service.
We will only process your Personal Data if we have a lawful basis for doing so. Lawful bases for processing include consent, contractual necessity and our “legitimate interests” or the legitimate interest of others, as further described below.
We process the following categories of Personal Data as a matter of “contractual necessity”, meaning that we need to process the data to perform under our Terms of Service with you, which enables us to provide you with the Service. When we process data due to contractual necessity, failure to provide such Personal Data will result in your inability to use some or all portions of the Service that require such data.
We process the following categories of Personal Data when we believe it furthers the legitimate interest of us or third parties. Examples of these legitimate interests include: Operation and improvement of our business, products and services; Marketing of our products and services; Provision of customer support; Protection from fraud or security threats; Compliance with legal obligations; and Completion of corporate transactions.
In some cases, we process Personal Data based on the consent you expressly grant to us at the time we collect such data. When we process Personal Data based on your consent, it will be expressly indicated to you at the point and time of collection.
From time to time we may also need to process Personal Data to comply with a legal obligation, if it is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or other data subjects, or if it is necessary for a task carried out in the public interest.
We also share Personal Data when necessary to complete a transaction initiated or authorized by you or provide you with a product or service you have requested. In addition to those set forth above, these parties also include: Other users (where you post information publicly or as otherwise necessary to effect a transaction initiated or authorized by you through the Service); Social media services (if you interact with them through your use of the Service); Third party business partners whom you access through the Service; and Other parties authorized by you.
We also share Personal Data when we believe it is necessary to: Comply with applicable law or respond to valid legal process, including from law enforcement or other government agencies; Maintain the security of our products and services; and We also may share information with third parties when you give us consent to do so.
We retain Personal Data about you for as long as you have an open account with us or as otherwise necessary to provide you Service. In some cases we retain Personal Data for longer, if doing so is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes or collect fees owed, or is otherwise permitted or required by applicable law, rule or regulation. Afterwards, we may retain some information in a depersonalized or aggregated form but not in a way that would identify you personally.
We do not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Data from anyone under the age of 16. If you are under 16, please do not attempt to register for the Service or send any Personal Data about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected Personal Data from a child under age 16, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that a child under 16 may have provided us Personal Data, please contact us at email@example.com.
You have certain rights with respect to your Personal Data, including those set forth below. For more information about these rights, or to submit a request, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that in some circumstances, we may not be able to fully comply with your request, such as if it is frivolous or extremely impractical, if it jeopardizes the rights of others, or if it is not required by law, but in those circumstances, we will still respond to notify you of such a decision. In some cases, we may also need you to provide us with additional information, which may include Personal Data, if necessary to verify your identity and the nature of your request.
You can request more information about the Personal Data we hold about you and request a copy of such Personal Data.Rectification: If you believe that any Personal Data we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, you can request that we correct or supplement such data.
You can request that we erase some or all of your Personal Data from our systems.
If we are processing your Personal Data based on your consent (as indicated at the time of collection of such data), you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note, however, that if you exercise this right, you may have to then provide express consent on a case-by-case basis for the use or disclosure of certain of your Personal Data, if such use or disclosure is necessary to enable you to utilize some or all of our Service.
You can request a copy of your Personal Data in a machine-readable format. You can also request that we transmit the data to another controller where technically feasible.
You can contact us to let us know that you object to the further use or disclosure of your Personal Data for certain purposes, such as for direct marketing purposes.Restriction of Processing: You can ask us to restrict further processing of your Personal Data.Right to File Complaint: You have the right to lodge a complaint about our practices with respect to your Personal Data with the supervisory authority of your country or EU Member State.Transfers of Personal Data: The Service is hosted and operated in the United States (“U.S.”) and if you do not reside in the U.S., laws in the U.S. may differ from the laws where you reside. By using the Service, you acknowledge that any Personal Data about you, regardless of whether provided by you or obtained from a third party, is being provided by the Foundation in the U.S. and will be hosted on U.S. servers, and you authorize us to transfer, store and process your information to and in the U.S., and possibly other countries.
If you have any questions about this section or our data practices generally, please contact us at email@example.com.