Charity Charge, PBC Website Privacy Policy

EFFECTIVE DATE: 6/13/16

CHARITY CHARGE, PBC (“CHARITY CHARGE”, “WE”, “US”, OR “OUR”) RECOGNIZES THE IMPORTANCE OF PRIVACY. IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY (“POLICY”), WE DESCRIBE HOW WE COLLECT, USE, AND DISCLOSE INFORMATION THAT WE OBTAIN ABOUT VISITORS TO OUR WEBSITE WWW.CHARITYCHARGE.COM (THE “SITE”) AND THE SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR SITE (COLLECTIVELY, THE “SERVICES”).

BY VISITING THE SITE OR USING ANY OF OUR SERVICES, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL BE HANDLED AS DESCRIBED IN THIS POLICY. YOUR USE OF OUR SITE OR SERVICES, AND ANY DISPUTE OVER PRIVACY, IS SUBJECT TO THIS POLICY AND OUR TERMS OF USE, INCLUDING ITS APPLICABLE LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES AND THE RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES. OUR TERMS OF USE ARE INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO THIS POLICY.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT
WE MAY COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU DIRECTLY FROM YOU, AS WELL AS AUTOMATICALLY THROUGH YOUR USE OF OUR SITE OR SERVICES. WE MAY COMBINE INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED WITH OTHER INFORMATION THAT WE HAVE COLLECTED ABOUT YOU.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT DIRECTLY FROM YOU. ANY VISITOR TO OUR SITE CAN BROWSE THE SITE WITHOUT DIRECTLY PROVIDING US WITH PERSONAL INFORMATION. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT CHARITY CHARGE AND OUR SERVICES, however, YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS. If you choose to sign up for OUR CREDIT CARD or services, WE WILL COLLECT YOUr NAME, EMAIL, address, CONTACT details, Preferred CHARITies, AND OTHER INFORMATION, including, if you choose to provide it, DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION (SUCH AS GENDER, LOCATION, OR EDUCATION). ALSO IF YOU EMAIL US WITH A QUESTION, we will also COLLECT INFORMATION THAT YOU VOLUNTARILY PROVIDE TO US, FOR EXAMPLE YOUR NAME AND EMAIL ADDRESS

INFORMATION WE COLLECT AUTOMATICALLY. WE MAY AUTOMATICALLY COLLECT INFORMATION SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING ABOUT YOUR USE OF OUR SITE OR SERVICES THROUGH COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES: DOMAIN NAME; DEVICE ID; OPERATING SYSTEM TYPE; DEVICE NAME AND MODEL; PAGES OR SCREENS YOU VIEW; LINKS YOU CLICK; IP ADDRESS; WHEN AND THE LENGTH OF TIME YOU VISIT OR USE OUR SERVICES; AND THE REFERRING URL, OR THE WEBPAGE THAT LED YOU TO OUR SITE.

INFORMATION FROM SOCIAL MEDIA. IF YOU CONNECT WITH US THROUGH FACEBOOK, WE WILL HAVE ACCESS TO CERTAIN INFORMATION FROM FACEBOOK, INCLUDING YOUR CONTACT INFO, LIKES AND INTERESTS, AND LIST OF FRIENDS. WE MAY ALSO HAVE ACCESS TO YOUR PROFILE PICTURE AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION YOU MAKE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE ON YOUR FACEBOOK PROFILE.

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
WE USE THE INFORMATION THAT WE GATHER ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONAL INFORMATION, FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES:

PROVIDING OUR SERVICES. TO PROVIDE OUR SERVICES TO YOU, INCLUDING TO DETERMINE WHETHER YOU PRE-QUALIFY FOR A CREDIT CARD; TO FULFILL YOUR ORDERS; TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOU ABOUT YOUR USE OF OUR SERVICES; AND FOR OTHER CUSTOMER SERVICE PURPOSES.

COMMUNICATING WITH YOU. TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOU ABOUT YOUR USE OF OUR SERVICES; TO RESPOND TO YOUR INQUIRIES; TO PROVIDE YOU WITH NEWS AND NEWSLETTERS, SPECIAL OFFERS, AND PROMOTIONS; TO CONTACT YOU ABOUT PRODUCTS OR INFORMATION WE THINK MAY INTEREST YOU; AND FOR OTHER MARKETING, ADVERTISING, AND PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES. WE MAY COMMUNICATE WITH YOU VIA EMAIL. SEE OUR “YOUR CHOICES” SECTION BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OPTING OUT OF EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS.

ANALYZING USE OF OUR SERVICES. TO BETTER UNDERSTAND HOW USERS ACCESS AND USE OUR SITE AND SERVICES, BOTH ON AN AGGREGATED AND INDIVIDUALIZED BASIS; TO RESPOND TO USER DESIRES AND PREFERENCES; AND FOR OTHER TESTING, RESEARCH, AND ANALYTICAL PURPOSES.

COMPLYING WITH THE LAW. TO COMPLY WITH APPLICABLE LEGAL OBLIGATIONS.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
WE MAY DISCLOSE THE INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONAL INFORMATION, WITH THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES:

AFFILIATES. WE MAY DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION TO OUR AFFILIATES OR SUBSIDIARIES FOR RESEARCH, MARKETING, AND OTHER PURPOSES CONSISTENT WITH THIS POLICY.

SERVICE PROVIDERS. WE MAY DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION TO OUR VENDORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, AGENTS, OR OTHERS WHO PERFORM FUNCTIONS ON OUR BEHALF, SUCH AS SENDING POSTAL MAIL AND EMAIL, or ANALYZING DATA.

WE MAY ALSO DISCLOSE THE INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONAL INFORMATION, IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS:

BUSINESS TRANSFERS. WE MAY DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION TO ANOTHER ENTITY IF WE ARE ACQUIRED BY OR MERGED WITH ANOTHER COMPANY, IF SUBSTANTIALLY ALL OF OUR ASSETS ARE TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER COMPANY, OR AS PART OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING.

IN RESPONSE TO LEGAL PROCESS. WE MAY DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE LAW, A JUDICIAL PROCEEDING, SUBPOENA, COURT ORDER, OR OTHER LEGAL PROCESS.

TO PROTECT US AND OTHERS. WE MAY DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION WHERE WE BELIEVE IT IS NECESSARY TO INVESTIGATE, PREVENT, OR TAKE ACTION REGARDING ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES, SUSPECTED FRAUD, SITUATIONS INVOLVING POTENTIAL THREATS TO THE SAFETY OF ANY PERSON, VIOLATIONS OF OUR TERMS OF USE OR THIS POLICY, OR AS EVIDENCE IN LITIGATION IN WHICH WE ARE INVOLVED.

AGGREGATE AND DE-IDENTIFIED INFORMATION. WE MAY DISCLOSE AGGREGATE OR DE-IDENTIFIED INFORMATION ABOUT USERS FOR MARKETING, ADVERTISING, RESEARCH, OR OTHER PURPOSES.

COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING MECHANISMS
WE AND OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING MECHANISMS TO TRACK INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR USE OF OUR SITE OR SERVICES. WE OR OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS MAY COMBINE THIS INFORMATION WITH OTHER INFORMATION, INCLUDING PERSONAL INFORMATION, THAT WE COLLECT FROM YOU.

DO NOT TRACK. OUR SITE DOES NOT RESPOND TO DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS, BUT WE DO NOT TRACK YOUR ACTIVITIES ONCE YOU LEAVE OUR SITE. YOU MAY DISABLE CERTAIN TRACKING AS DISCUSSED IN THIS SECTION (E.G., BY DISABLING COOKIES).

COOKIES. WE OR OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS MAY USE COOKIES TO TRACK VISITOR ACTIVITY ON OUR SITE. A COOKIE IS A TEXT FILE THAT A WEBSITE TRANSFERS TO YOUR COMPUTER’S HARD DRIVE FOR RECORD-KEEPING PURPOSES. WE OR OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS MAY USE COOKIES TO TRACK USER ACTIVITIES ON OUR SITE, SUCH AS THE PAGES VISITED AND TIME SPENT ON OUR SITE. MOST BROWSERS ALLOW USERS TO REFUSE COOKIES. THE HELP PORTION OF THE TOOLBAR ON MOST BROWSERS WILL TELL YOU HOW TO PREVENT YOUR COMPUTER FROM ACCEPTING NEW COOKIES, HOW TO HAVE THE BROWSER NOTIFY YOU WHEN YOU RECEIVE A NEW COOKIE, OR HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES ALTOGETHER. VISITORS TO OUR SITE WHO DISABLE COOKIES MAY NOT BE ABLE TO BROWSE CERTAIN AREAS OF THE SITE.

CLEAR GIFS, PIXEL TAGS AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES. CLEAR GIFS ARE TINY GRAPHICS WITH A UNIQUE IDENTIFIER, SIMILAR IN FUNCTION TO COOKIES. IN CONTRAST TO COOKIES, WHICH ARE STORED ON YOUR COMPUTER’S HARD DRIVE, CLEAR GIFS ARE EMBEDDED INVISIBLY ON WEB PAGES. WE MAY USE CLEAR GIFS (ALSO KNOWN AS WEB BEACONS, WEB BUGS OR PIXEL TAGS), IN CONNECTION WITH OUR SITE TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TRACK THE ACTIVITIES OF SITE VISITORS, HELP US MANAGE CONTENT AND COMPILE STATISTICS ABOUT SITE USAGE. WE OR OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS MAY ALSO USE CLEAR GIFS IN HTML EMAILS TO OUR CUSTOMERS TO HELP US TRACK EMAIL RESPONSE RATES, IDENTIFY WHEN OUR EMAILS ARE VIEWED AND TRACK WHETHER OUR EMAILS ARE FORWARDED.

THIRD-PARTY ANALYTICS. WE OR OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS USE AUTOMATED DEVICES AND APPLICATIONS TO EVALUATE USE OF OUR SITE AND SERVICES. WE OR OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS USE THESE TOOLS TO HELP US IMPROVE OUR SITE, SERVICES, PERFORMANCE, AND USER EXPERIENCES. THESE ENTITIES MAY USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES TO PERFORM THEIR SERVICES.

THIRD-PARTY LINKS
OUR SITE AND SERVICES MAY CONTAIN LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES. ANY ACCESS TO AND USE OF SUCH LINKED WEBSITES IS NOT GOVERNED BY THIS POLICY BUT INSTEAD IS GOVERNED BY THE PRIVACY POLICIES OF THOSE THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INFORMATION PRACTICES OF SUCH THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES.

SECURITY OF your PERSONAL INFORMATION
WE HAVE TAKEN STEPS TO HELP PROTECT THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU FROM LOSS, MISUSE, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, DISCLOSURE, ALTERATION, AND DESTRUCTION. HOWEVER, NO DATA SECURITY MEASURES CAN GUARANTEE 100% SECURITY.

YOUR CHOICES
YOU MAY MODIFY THE INFORMATION THAT YOU HAVE SUBMITTED BY UPDATING YOUR PROFILE OR EMAILING US AT LEGAL@CHARITYCHARGE.COM.
WE MAY SEND PERIODIC PROMOTIONAL OR INFORMATIONAL EMAILS TO YOU. YOU MAY OPT OUT OF SUCH COMMUNICATIONS BY FOLLOWING THE OPT-OUT INSTRUCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE EMAIL. PLEASE NOTE THAT IT MAY TAKE UP TO 10 BUSINESS DAYS FOR US TO PROCESS OPT-OUT REQUESTS. IF YOU OPT OUT OF RECEIVING EMAILS ABOUT RECOMMENDATIONS OR OTHER INFORMATION WE THINK MAY INTEREST YOU, WE MAY STILL SEND YOU EMAILS ABOUT YOUR ACCOUNT OR ANY SERVICES YOU HAVE REQUESTED OR RECEIVED FROM US.

CHILDREN UNDER 13
YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE TO USE OUR SERVICES. OUR SERVICES ARE NOT DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 18. IF WE DISCOVER THAT A CHILD UNDER 18 HAS PROVIDED US WITH PERSONAL INFORMATION, WE WILL DELETE SUCH INFORMATION FROM OUR SYSTEMS.

CONTACT US
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE TERMS OR OTHERWISE NEED TO CONTACT US FOR ANY REASON, YOU CAN FIND OUR CONTACT INFORMATION ON OUR CONTACT PAGE.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
THIS POLICY IS CURRENT AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE SET FORTH ABOVE. WE MAY CHANGE THIS POLICY FROM TIME TO TIME, SO PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK BACK PERIODICALLY. WE WILL POST ANY CHANGES TO THIS POLICY ON OUR SITE. IF WE MAKE ANY CHANGES TO THIS POLICY THAT MATERIALLY AFFECT OUR PRACTICES WITH REGARD TO THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE HAVE PREVIOUSLY COLLECTED FROM YOU, WE WILL ENDEAVOR TO PROVIDE YOU WITH NOTICE IN ADVANCE OF SUCH CHANGE BY HIGHLIGHTING THE CHANGE ON OUR SITE.

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