Updated as of May 16, 2011
Note Regarding the Use of the Site by Children: The Site is not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13), and we request that such individuals do not provide Personally Identifiable Information through the Site. We or third-parties acting on our behalf do not knowingly collect or use any PII of anyone under the age of thirteen (13).
1. WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND WHAT WE DO WITH IT
When you are making a donation, purchasing a product, expressing interest in an upcoming event, or expressing interest in sponsorship opportunities, we may ask you for personal contact information such as your name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address and, where appropriate, credit card number. We may use this contact information to provide you with a receipt or financial report; to contact you to clarify or obtain information about an order you placed, a donation you made or to send you additional information about Shelter 37 and/or its programs.
If you make a donation, we may contact you from time to time to offer you an opportunity to make another gift, or to offer services from third parties that will directly benefit Shelter 37.
Also, when you visit the Site, we or third-parties acting on our behalf may place a “cookie”- a text file containing a randomly assigned number on your computer- so that we have the ability to customize the look and feel of the Site for you. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although doing so may impede your use of certain of the Site’s features. Using embedded tracking technology, we or third-parties acting on our behalf may also collect a variety of other information regarding your usage of the Site, including your IP address, your username, your session ID, the name of the browser you are using, information regarding web pages you view, and information regarding referring web pages, when you access the Site.
2. WHEN WE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
a. If required by law, regulatory or court order, or legal process;
b. If we determine that doing so would be in the public interest (e.g., if we were to suspect that you were using the Site in connection with the commission of a crime);
c. In connection with a sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of substantial assets, reorganization, or liquidation of our company;
d. If you provide such information to us in connection with a promotion of a good or service offered by a third party, for purposes of such promotion, including, without limitation, sharing such information with that third party;
e. To provide you with certain services on the Site that are provided by such parties, as reasonably required to provide such services; and
f. In the context of working with third-party contractors engaged by us in the provision of the Site or related matters.
After we or third-parties acting on our behalf disclose your PII to unaffiliated third parties in such instances, we can no longer control the use or further disclosure of your PII. Consequently, we or third-parties acting on our behalf will not be responsible to you for such use or further disclosure.
3. CORRECTING YOUR INFORMATION
You can ensure that your account information is correct and current as often as necessary by sending us an e-mail, and we will assist you in updating your information.
We and third-parties acting on our behalf take precautions involving physical, electronic, and managerial controls to protect from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, and alteration any of your PII in our possession. We or third-parties acting on our behalf may employ industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer encryption when requesting certain financial PII from you. We or third-parties acting on our behalf do not, however, use such encryption during your day-to-day use of the Site. You should note that the confidentiality of any information transmitted over the Internet cannot be guaranteed.
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