For purposes of this Agreement, “Site” refers to DC’s website, which can be accessed at https://destinationcollegeny.org. The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to DC.
“You” refers to you, as a user of our Site.
- INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Information you provide us
We collect “Personal Information and “Non-Personal Information.” Personal Information is what you provide to us when making a donation on our website via our third-party payment processors, and can include your name, email address, mailing address(es), and phone number(s).
Information collected via Technology
We also collect Non-Personal information via technology. Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks.
In addition, when opening an email sent to you via Constant Contact, or another email server, web beacons are used to enable us to recognize when you have opened an email or clicked certain links. These technologies record your email address, IP address, date , and time associated with each open and click for an email campaign. This data is used to create reports about how an email campaign performed and to customize and enhance our communications and strategies.
We may also use Google Analytics, WIX or a similar service that collects and stores information from your browser when you visit our website. This information may include your IP address, browser type and language, Internet service provider (“ISP”), website request, log-in or access dates and times, the referring website address or page, the content of any undeleted cookies your browser previously accepted from our website, cookies that may uniquely identify your browser, platform type and number of mouse clicks. We use the aggregated information to measure the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on our site, the search performed, the number of pages viewed, and various other site statistics. The monitoring helps us to provide a more useful and engaging online experience to visitors and helps us improve the quality of our content.
No one under the age of 14 is allowed to register on this Site. DC is committed to safeguarding our users’ online privacy and recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of personal information, particularly that of children. DC takes all required steps to protect the privacy and safety of children in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”).
- HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION
In general, the Personal Information you provide to us is used to help us communicate with you. For example, we use Personal Information to contact you in response to donations or questions, to solicit feedback from you, provide technical support, and inform you about our program and program events.
We may share Personal Information with outside parties if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to meet any applicable legal process or enforceable governmental request; to enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations; address fraud, security or technical concerns; or to protect against harm to the rights, property, or safety of our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
If our information practices change at any time in the future, we will post the policy changes to the Site so that you may opt out of the new information practices. We suggest that you check the Site periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used.
III. HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION
We take commercially reasonable steps to protect your information from loss, misuse, and alteration while under our control. Any payment card information is transferred with SSL encryption to a third-party processor, and that information is not stored by us. However, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. You further understand that the technical processing and transmission of any content via the website may be transferred unencrypted and involve: (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. DC does not guarantee that any information sent from our website will be secure during transmission, nor can we guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to DC via the website or the Internet in general, including, for example, personal information such as your name or address.
We require third parties who provide services to us and may have access to customer or user information (such as the third parties who provide website customer service, data collection and analytics, storage and reporting services and mail vendors) to share our commitment to maintaining your privacy and adhere to our nondisclosure requirements. However, such third parties are independent third parties over which DC exercises no control. DC is not responsible for, and will not be liable for, the conduct, actions, omissions, or information handling or dissemination practices of third parties. We do not under any circumstances sell or rent customer or user information to any outside company or organization nor do we permit any such organization to use customer or user information for its own business purposes.
- YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
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