This policy was last updated on April 23, 2014
Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter, comment on a post, respond to a survey, fill out a form, make a donation and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site or Blog. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information. Users may, however, visit our Site or Blog anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site or Blog. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users’ means of connection to our Site or Blog, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
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How we use collected information
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve user service – Information you provide helps us respond to your service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- To improve our Site or Blog – We may use feedback you provide to improve our website procedures and programs.
- To process payments – We may use the information Users provide about themselves when making a donation only to provide service to that donation. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
- To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to respond to Users’ inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If a User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include foundation news, updates, information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site or Blog and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our foundation and the Site or Blog may administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
Third party websites
Users may find content on our Site or Blog that links to the sites and services of our partners and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site or Blog. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site or Blog, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Compliance with children’s online privacy protection act
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site or Blog from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site and Blog, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site or Blog. Your continued use of the Site and Blog following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.