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At GiftsToGive we are committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website and the children we serve. We want visitors to feel comfortable whenever they visit our website and parents, educators and social service distribution partners to feel secure as they support their children in service with us or in receipt of gifts from us. For this reason GiftsToGive adheres to strict policies for ensuring the privacy and security of all personal information provided to us by visitors to our website and youth volunteers and recipients, as well as preserving the integrity of our online medium. This Internet Privacy Policy will tell you what information we collect, how it is used and what your choices are. Please read our Internet Privacy Policy carefully. Also, with specific regard to our guidelines on reporting on children, we have adopted and follow the UNICEF Principals for ethical reporting on children.

The following sections comprise the GiftsToGive Internet Privacy Policy:

  1. Personal Information that GiftsToGive Collects
  2. How GiftsToGive Uses Personal Information
  3. Personal Information GiftsToGive Discloses
  4. Privacy Choices
  5. GiftsToGive Security Practices and Procedures
  6. Updates, Changes and Contacting GiftsToGive

 

1. Personal information that GiftsToGive collects.
In order to facilitate the participation in certain GiftsToGive charitable programs, visitors to our website might be asked to provide some personally identifiable information, such as their full name (or the full name of the child that they are registering for our Happy Birthday Program), address, email address, birth date, telephone number, credit card information and/or other personally identifiable information. The collection of personal information could be in connection with the following:

  • Making a cash donation to GiftsToGive through our website;
  • Making a donation of new or gently used items;
  • Volunteering at our warehouse;
  • Registering for one of our programs, including registering a child for our Happy Birthday Program;
  • Signing up for our newsletter;
  • Participating in our charitable programs.

GiftsToGive does not intend to collect any information directly from children or minors. If a visitor to the GiftsToGive website is under the age of 18, they may use our website only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. In the event GiftsToGive learns that it has inadvertently collected information from a child or minor, any and all such information will be promptly deleted from GiftsToGive systems. Notwithstanding the foregoing, to the extent a visitor is registering a child for participation in our Happy Birthday Program then promptly following registration (and before any use by GiftsToGive of the child’s personal information) we will (1) notify the parent or legal guardian that their child has been registered to participate in our Happy Birthday Program and (2) provide the parent or guardian with the opportunity review their child’s personal information and/or to request the withdrawal of their child from such program and the deletion of all of their child’s personal information. GiftsToGive web server recognizes the IP address of visitors’ domain names, but does not associate such IP address to the personal information of such visitor. An IP address is a number automatically assigned to a visitor’s computer each time they access the Internet. All computer identification and communication on the internet is conducted using IP addresses. GiftsToGive collects IP addresses in order to facilitate system administration and to conduct website analysis. Notwithstanding the foregoing, GiftsToGive may associate a visitor’s IP address with their email address for identification purposes if the visitor threatens GiftsToGive or any of our officers, directors, employees or volunteers, visitors to our website or others. If a visitor sends an email to GiftsToGive, subscribes to our newsletter, or actively provides their email address to this website, GiftsToGive will have their email address at this website.

2. How GiftsToGive uses personal information.
GiftsToGive uses personal information collected through our website in conjunction with the charitable programs that visitors to our website choose to participate in and may also use personal information to inform visitors to our website of other GiftsToGive activities. Except as set forth herein, GiftsToGive will not use any personally identifiable information that it collects for marketing or promotional purposes and will not use personal information to contact visitors to our website for any purpose unless necessary for the enforcement of this Internet privacy policy. GiftsToGive will not condition a visitor’s participation in any charitable activity on the disclosure of more personal information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the activity.

3. Personal information GiftsToGive discloses.
Except as otherwise provided herein, GiftsToGive will not disclose any personal information it gathers about a visitor to our website that could be used to identify or contact such visitor. GiftsToGive does not provide any personally identifiable information to third parties. in the following limited circumstances, GiftsToGive may release personal information to third parties: (i) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, subpoena or court order; or (ii) in special cases such as a threat of physical violence to a visitor to our website or to others.

4. Privacy choices.
Visitors to the GiftsToGive website may request that we remove the personal information that they provided to us from our databases and servers at any time by submitting a written request to GiftsToGive at the address provided hereunder in updates, changes and contacting GiftsToGive. In addition, a visitor may refuse to allow the further collection or use of their personal information by submitting a written request to GiftsToGive at the address provided hereunder in updates, changes and contacting GiftsToGive. Notwithstanding the foregoing, GiftsToGive shall not be required to remove personal information, including financial information, or to refrain from using such information, to the extent the retention or use of such information by GiftsToGive is related to accounting for, and maintaining records of the source of, charitable contributions to GiftsToGive as required by law. If a visitor requests emails or subscribes to a newsletter, they may un-subscribe at any time by notifying GiftsToGive at the address provided in such email or newsletter, or as provided hereunder in updates, changes and contacting GiftsToGive.

5. GiftsToGive security practices and procedures.
GiftsToGive wants the personal information of visitors to our website to remain as secure as reasonably possible. Hence, we have taken several measures to protect such personal information from loss, misuse or alteration, by using a combination of administrative procedures, physical, and technical safeguards. With respect to technical safeguards, GiftsToGive uses a combination of secure procedures to help ensure the integrity and privacy of the personal information provided to GiftsToGive via the Internet. All transactions involving sensitive information such as a visitor’s credit/debit card number are conducted using a secure connection. This connection provides increased security of such personal information as it is transmitted to our website. Access to personal information is controlled by authentication. On the administrative side, only authorized GiftsToGive personnel and special volunteers are permitted access to your personal information, strictly on a “need to know basis.” In addition, all GiftsToGive personnel and special volunteers with access to such information must abide by and sign a copy of GiftsToGive privacy and confidentiality policies. Any GiftsToGive personnel or volunteer that violates such policies is subject to disciplinary action, which may result in termination of such person’s relationship with GiftsToGive.

6. Updates, changes, and contacting GiftsToGive.
If you have any questions or suggestions with respect to this Internet privacy policy, or if you wish to contact GiftsToGive to delete, modify, or review any of your personal information that we have stored, you may contact us by telephone, or by sending us an email or letter as follows:

eMail:
[email protected]

Mail:
James Stevens, CEO & Founder
GiftsToGive, Inc.
The GiftsToGive Philanthropy Factory
1 Titleist Drive, Acushnet Massachusetts 02743
508-717-8715

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