CHARITY BOOST PRIVACY POLICY

 

Our Privacy Policy describes the way in which we collect and handle your personal information. References in this Privacy Policy to “we”, “us” and “our” are to members of “Charity Boost” and its related entities.

Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting our privacy policy. From time-to-time, we may change our privacy policy. However, we will post any changes and any changes apply only to activities and information going forward. The changes are not retroactive. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how we may use your personal information.

Our privacy practices apply to this website only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites. We are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of www.charitysms.org. Charity Boost is committed to safeguarding your privacy in accordance with all applicable U.S. Laws.

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

This policy explains how Charity Boost manages your personal information, including our obligations and your rights in respect of our dealings with your personal information. We may revise our Privacy Policy from time to time by providing a revised version on our website. Our revised Privacy Policy will take effect from the time it is posted on our website. Please periodically check our Privacy Policy to ensure you are aware of any recent updates. From time to time we may also collect and handle your personal information in ways that are different to those described in this Privacy Policy. Where we will do so, we will inform you of this through collection notices at the time you provide us with the personal information, which notices will apply in addition to this Privacy Policy. You have no obligation to provide any personal information requested by us. However, if you choose to withhold personal information, we may not be able to provide you with certain parts of our products, services activities. We refer throughout our Privacy Policy to ‘personal information’ which means information that identifies you as an individual or from which you can reasonably be identified. An individual’s name, address and telephone numbers are all examples of ‘personal information’.

 

WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOLD?

We collect personal information directly you and anybody else who engages with us. We also collect personal information from individuals generally visit our website; call or receive calls from us;  complete competition entry forms and client surveys;  book or participate in fundraising or events;  apply for a job; and provide material to us to enable us to provide our services to you.

The types of personal information we collect will vary depending on the purposes for which it is collected, but may include:

•  a person’s name, contact details and information relevant to their use of our products, services or activities, when establishing an account with us or registering to attend our training or events;

•  payment information, such as direct debit information, when you purchase a product or service from us;

•  data that is input into our event entries or mobile giving activities.

We do not generally collect or disclose sensitive personal information, such as information about a person’s race, religion or political affiliations.

 

WE COLLECT AND USE PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR LIMITED PURPOSES

The primary purposes for which we collect, use and disclose personal information include: the delivery and administration of our products, services or activities; to process your payments; to enable secure access to our products, services or activities; to comply with applicable laws and regulations; to notify of new or changed services which are offered by us; to resolve support issues which may arise with our products and services; to process any job applications we may receive; to notify you about our current and upcoming events and mobile giving and fundraising activities.

 

 

OUR COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION VIA WEBSITE COOKIES AND ANALYTICS

We may also collect personal information to assist in the delivery of products, services and activities through the use of cookies and website analytics.

A “cookie” is a small text file that is placed on a computer’s hard drive by a web page server and stores information about the use of our webpage. Most web browsers are automatically set to accept cookies but if you do not wish to receive any cookies you may set your browser to refuse cookies. If you do not accept cookies, this may affect the operation of our website.

We use Analytic Tools to collect anonymous information and data whenever you access and navigate through our websites. The types of anonymous information we collect include demographic data, the type of device you use, what section of our website you accessed and the specific page you accessed. We collect this information for operational maintenance and statistical purposes to assist us in improving our websites. When you access our websites, your browser automatically sends certain information which is included in our analytical reports.

 

HOW IS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION DISCLOSED?

We may disclose personal information to our related bodies corporate (however their use of such information will remain subject to this Privacy Policy).

Where you are a user of our products or services or engaged in our mobile giving activities, you authorize us to disclose personal information to third parties in order to provision our products, services or activities including to data feed, actuarial certificate, property valuation, title search and third party providers. For example, verifying data with data suppliers to authorize data feed services.

We may disclose personal information to contractors whom we engage to provide goods or services to us. Such contractors may only use such personal information to provide goods or services to us, and we take all reasonable steps to ensure that such personal information remains secure.

We do not sell, rent or lease our client lists to third parties. We may use personal information of our clients in order to send updates relevant to the product or services we provide to them, or to inform them about other products, services or activities available from us or our related bodies corporate. Clients can opt-out of receiving such updates at any time, by following the opt-out instructions included in such updates. We may otherwise use or disclose personal information where required or authorized by law, which may include emergency situations and assisting law enforcement agencies.

 

HOW IS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURED?

There are inherent risks in transmitting information across the internet. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However we strive to protect personal information from misuse, loss and unauthorized access. We take all reasonable steps to protect personal information from misuse, interference and loss, and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.

Reasonable security measures and procedures undertaken include security audits, penetration testing, password protections, encryption tools and other security software. Internal access to users’ private and non-public personal information is also appropriately limited to prevent misuse or unlawful disclosure of the personal information.

You are responsible for ensuring that any user name and password that are issued to you are protected at all times from unauthorized access by third parties.

 

ACCESSING AND CORRECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We rely on you to ensure that the personal information you provide to us is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Where you believe personal information provided by you may be inaccurate you may make a request to correct such personal information. If we are satisfied that the personal information we hold is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, we will take all reasonable steps to update and correct that personal information within our systems. You may also request that we take such steps as are reasonable to notify any other entity that we previously disclosed the inaccurate information to in order to correct the information in their system. If we refuse your request to correct personal information we will provide you with written notice setting out our reason for such a refusal and the mechanisms by which you can make a complaint.

 

SAFEGUARDS

We have implemented and continue to implement rigorous safeguards so that your personal information remains strictly confidential and is protected against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification.

 

CHOICE AND OPT/OUT INFORMATION AND CONTACT INFORMATION

You may request copies or have Charity Boost make changes or corrections to personal information in our possession by contacting us at info@charitysms.org

You may opt-out of receiving further communications from Charity Boost by emailing us at info@charitysms.org

 

COMPLAINTS AND CONCERNS

Our employees and representatives are trained to respond to your questions or concerns about personal information. Should you be unsatisfied with our employee’s or representative’s response, you may contact the Privacy Officer at info@charitysms.org.

 

GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

This Privacy Policy and www.charitysms.org collection and use of customer information shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the United States and the State of Florida. Any disputes arising from this Privacy Policy shall be adjudicated in a court of competent jurisdiction in the State of Florida.