Effective Date: November 25, 2019
2. CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18
Our Website is not intended for children under 18 years of age. No one under age 18 may provide any personal information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on the Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of the Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
a. Personal information you disclose to us.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when registering at the expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services, submitting a Funding Application, making a donation, entering a sweepstakes, or otherwise contacting us. The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Website, the choices you make and the products and features you use. When you make a donation or subscribe to or use other products or services offered by Keeping the Blues Alive, you consent to the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information necessary to fulfill your request. Your consent may be express or implied depending on the sensitivity of the information to be collected and its purpose. All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information. The personal information we collect can include the following:
Name and Contact Data. We may collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data. Specifically, when you make a donation or subscribe to or use other products or services offered by Keeping the Blues Alive, we have your implied consent to use your email address to send you promotional emails that we feel may be of interest to you. In other cases, you may expressly consent to receiving promotional emails by subscribing on our website. If you receive emails and want to unsubscribe it is simple to do, as all promotional emails include opt-out capability.
Credentials. We may collect passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication and account access.
Payment Data. We may collect data necessary to process your payment if you make donations or purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument. All payment data is stored by our payment processor and you should review its privacy policies and contact the payment processor directly to respond to your questions.
b. Information automatically collected
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Website. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our , and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes. Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies. The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
Examples of Cookies we use:
Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.
Web Beacons. Pages of the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Keeping the Blues Alive, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
Do-Not-Track Signals. Do Not Track (“DNT”) is an optional browser setting that allows you to express your preferences regarding tracking by advertisers and other third parties. We do not use technology that recognizes DNT signals from your web browser.
c. Information collected from other sources
We may obtain information about you from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, as well as from other third parties. Examples of the information we receive from other sources include: personal information you request from us as part of a fundraiser, sweepstakes, or paid service inquiry, social media profile information; marketing leads and search results and links, including paid listings (such as sponsored links).
4. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
Compliance with Laws. We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).
Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our organization to another company, subject to applicable law and regulations regarding such information.
Third-Party Advertisers. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Website. These companies may use information about your visits to our Website(s) and other websites that are contained in web cookies and other tracking technologies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Business Partners. We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
With your Consent. We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.
Other Users. When you share personal information or otherwise interact with public areas of the Website, such personal information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the in perpetuity. If you interact with other users of our and register through a social network (such as Facebook), your contacts on the social network will see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you within our , and view your profile.
5. ACCESSING AND CORRECTING YOUR INFORMATION
7. DATA SECURITY
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions or other personal information will be encrypted using SSL technology. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
9. OPT-OUT AND YOUR RIGHTS
If you would like to review and update or correct the personally identifiable information that we have collected from you online or to opt-out of Keeping the Blues Alive’ marketing, simply notify us as follows:
By email: email@example.com
By visiting this page on our website: www.keepingthebluesalive.org/contact/
By phone number: 954-428-4440 ext. 260
By certified mail: Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation Inc., 1761 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Suite 409
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before making corrections. Please note that even if you chose to opt-out of Keeping the Blues Alive’ marketing, we may continue to send you important service-related communications. However, these are not promotional in nature. To opt-out of service-related communications you need specify this in writing to the above noted address. Please note that all of the rights related to our maintenance, use, and disclosure of your personal information are subject to applicable law.
10. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below. If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Website, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Website. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Website, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.
11. THE EU GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (“GDPR”)
The GDPR provides citizens of the European Union with eight fundamental rights with respect to how websites collect, store, and use their data. In the event that you are a citizen of the European Union, please note that you have the following additional rights with respect to your personal information (subject to our legitimate and/or legal obligations):
a. the right to be informed – the right to request information about what personal data is being processed about you and the rationale for such processing;
b. the right of access – right to request a copy of your processed personal data upon request;
c. the right of rectification – right to request rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you;
d. the right to erasure (right to be forgotten) – right to request erasure/permanent deletion of personal data when (i) the personal data is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it were collected or otherwise processed; (ii) you withdraw consent on which the processing of your personal data is based and where there is no other legal ground for the processing; or (iii) you object to the processing of your personal data and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing,
e. the right to restrict processing – right to block or suppress personal data being processed or used;
f. the right to data portability – right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format;
g. the right to object – the right to object to the processing of your personal data by public authorities or companies without your explicit consent; and
h. the right to object to a decision based on automated decision-making - the right to demand human intervention, rather than having important decisions made solely by algorithm.
If you are resident of such a jurisdiction for which you have the above-mentioned rights, you may make such requests in writing, Attention: “GDPR Data Controller”, at the address indicated above. You agree to inform us if you are a resident of the European Union upon first contact with us and/or during our customer intake procedures, whichever comes first. If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data- protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm