When you support BeadforLife, you trust us with your personal information. We at BeadforLife work hard to protect this information and take that responsibility seriously. Our goal with this policy is to help you understand what details we collect from you, why we collect them, and your ability to update, manage and delete your personal information. You can opt-out of any of our email communications, request your personal information or make updates to that information at any time. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this policy. To update your information, change your preferences or remove yourself from our list, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collection And Use Of Information
The information we collect is used to improve our communications to users and supporters including online shoppers, donors, volunteers and other people who believe in and support our mission.
If you purchase BeadforLife items online, donate to the organization, or subscribe to our e-newsletter, we will collect your name, email address and payment information. We use this information to improve the experience we offer you online, through our customized communications, our philanthropy teams and customer care.
- When you inquire about our work, we collect your name and email.
- When you purchase a product, we capture your name, email, address and payment information.
- When you sign up for our email newsletters, we may track your opens or clicks within those newsletters.
- When you make a gift, we collect the information needed to fulfill your donation.
BeadforLife uses donation processing platforms called Acceptiva and Donor Perfect, which collect your name, mailing address, phone number, email and last four digits of your credit card, in order to manage your donation and provide the appropriate tax receipts.
Cookies And Web Beacons
BeadforLife uses “cookies” to improve your experience with our website, for example, by remembering the contents of your order before you complete it. A cookie is a small data file stored on the user’s hard drive that allows our website to recognize when the user returns to the site using the same computer and web browser. You may refuse to accept cookies and delete cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. To learn how, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/. However, if you disable cookies, some parts of our website may not function for you. Our website may also contain small electronic files known as web beacons, pixel tags or clear gifs, that allow us to count who has visited our website, opened emails and for other website information including AB testing, to improve and serve better content and improve server integrity. We collect data via Google Analytics and Mailchimp using cookies and web beacons. This helps us to:
- Understand what communications you are interested in receiving
- Understand user experience on our website
- Understand when you revisit our website
The site may also track your IP address and the pages you visit on our website, to allow us to analyze aggregate usage of our site using Google Analytics.
We may share your personal information with our sister organization, Street Business School, when we believe that is consistent with your intent in giving us the information, for example, if you make a donation to support entrepreneurial training programs for women living in poverty. Otherwise, we do not sell or share your personal information to third parties.
We may disclose your personal information:
- To fulfill the purpose for which you gave it to us
- As disclosed by us when you provided the information
- To process your payment, including refunds or complaints
- To comply with any court order, law or legal process, or regulatory request
- To enforce any agreement between us
- If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of any person (for example, for the purposes of credit risk reduction). We may also disclose aggregated information that is not identifiable to you.
Security And Retention
We employ measures designed to protect your personal information from loss or unauthorized access during storage on our servers and while in transit to or from our servers. We ask that you please uphold the security of your information as well. Please keep your password confidential and do not share it with anyone. We do our best to protect your personal information, but no provider can guarantee the security of information transmitted via the internet. We will only retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including any legal, accounting, or reporting purposes. Our hosting facilities and service providers are based in the United States.
This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children. If we learn we have personal information relating to a child under age 16, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information about a child under age 16, please contact us.
Users that are European Union residents possess certain rights under European law. The EU General Data Protection Regulation allows users the right to:
- Access your information
- Change your information
- Have your information deleted
- Restrict or object to processing
- Copy or transfer personal information
- Complain to a supervisory authority
- Withdraw consent
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the supervisory authority responsible for data protection in the EU member state of your residence. We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the supervisory authority, so please contact us in the first instance.
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