Last Updated: 4/15/2018
We do not automatically collect personal information from visitors of our site. Users are encouraged to supply information including, but not limited to, first and last names, email address, and phone number. We use third party tracking tools like Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel to record aggregated information about page clicks. For diagnostic and security reasons, we may also collect technical information, such as device capabilities, web browser type or version, or IP address.
We collect information when users submit it to us on our site.
We may use the information we collect from you when you donate, sign up for our newsletter, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. We implement a variety of security measures when a user donates, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. All donations are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
In compliance with CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
We allow third-party behavioral tracking through Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel.
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online. We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information. In order to be in compliance with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur: we will notify you via email (if you have provided it) within 7 business days