1. Collection of Your Personal Information
Personal Information Provided By You. We may ask you to provide information that personally identifies you (“personal information”) as reasonably necessary or to contact you to provide a product or service or to carry out a transaction that you have requested. The personal information we collect may include, without limitation, your name, e-mail address, mailing address, and phone number.
Website Usage Information. The Website may collect certain information about your visit, such as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the Website; the pages that you access while at the Website and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the Website. This usage information helps improve the Website, analyze trends, and administer the Website.
2. Use of Your Personal Information
The personal information collected on this Website will be used to operate the Website and to provide the products or services or carry out the transactions you have requested or authorized. GivingJoy may hire other companies to provide products or services on our behalf, and we may provide such companies with the personal information they need to perform their duties.
Improve Website Experience. In support of these uses, GivingJoy may use personal information to provide you with more effective service, to improve the Website and any related GivingJoy products or services, and to make the Website easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information. In order to offer you a more consistent experience in your interactions with GivingJoy, information collected by the Website may be combined with information collected by GivingJoy from other sources.
Provide information regarding products and services. We may use your personal information to provide you with important information about the product or service that you have purchased or inquired about and may send you information about other GivingJoy products and services. We will make available to your selected nonprofits online reports identifying, where available, the name, address, email, and transaction accounting details relating to your donation.
Improve personalized content. We may merge the Website's traffic data with demographic information, and we may use this information to provide more relevant content. We may combine traffic data with your personal information in order to provide you with personalized content.
Legal Disclosure. GivingJoy may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on GivingJoy; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of GivingJoy or its affiliates; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of GivingJoy employees or agents, users of GivingJoy products or services, or members of the public.
Geographical Transfer. Personal information collected on the Website may be stored and processed in the State of Washington or any other state or country in which GivingJoy or its affiliates or agents maintain facilities, and by using the Website you consent to any such transfer of information to another state or country.
3. Control of Your Personal Information
GivingJoy may send out periodic e-mails to you with information on our products or services. You will be given the option to unsubscribe from these mailings.
4. Data Security
GivingJoy will use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, due to computer hackers, electronic malfunctions, and other events, GivingJoy cannot guaranty that such safeguards will always protect such information.
5. Information Received from Third Parties
GivingJoy collects your information from third parties to facilitate activities and transactions for the operation of the Website and its services, to improve your Website user experiences, and to further GivingJoy’s mission activities.
5. Referral Service and Third Party Information
Sending Invitations. If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our Website, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the Website. GivingJoy stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email. Your friend may contact us at contact@GivingJoy.us to request that we remove this information from our database.
Importing Contacts. You can import contacts from your Gmail, Yahoo! or another email account's address book to invite your friends to become members of our Website. We through our service providers collect the username and password for the authorized email account solely for the express purpose of enabling you to import your contacts.
Browser Setting. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of this or other websites you visit.
Aggregated Website Statistics. Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action tags, may be used to assist in delivering the cookie on the Website. We may use this technology as a tool to compile aggregated statistics about the Website usage, such as how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a webpage. We may share such Website statistics with partner companies.
8. Special Notice about Children and Minors
Children. We ask that children under the age of 13 not submit any personal information to us. Children may only use this service in conjunction with a parent or guardian.
Minors. If you are a minor between the ages of 13 and 17 (inclusive), you may only use this service with the permission of parent or guardian. By accessing this Website, you acknowledge that you have your parent or guardian's permission.
9. Special Notice for California Residents
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), California residents have certain rights in regards to their personal information. This section is meant to explain, in a clear and understandable way (1) what those rights are and (2) how California residents may exercise those rights. We may refer to California residents covered by the CCPA as “consumers” or “you” for the purposes of this section.
Right to Know About Personal Information Collected, Disclosed, or Sold.
Consumers have the right to request that we disclose:
- The categories of personal information we collect, use, disclose and sell
- The categories of sources from which we get the personal information
- The business/commercial purposes for sharing the personal information
- The categories of third parties with whom we’ve shared personal information
- The specific pieces of personal information we have collected
Submitting “Verifiable Consumer Requests” to Know
In the chart below and elsewhere in this Policy, we have disclosed what information we collect, where we collect it from, why we collect it, and with whom we share it. If you would like to make an individual request to know specific pieces of personal information that we have collected about you, you may do so at link to disclosure request form or by calling +1(206)203-4883. The form will ask you to disclose some information so that we can verify that the information you are requesting is about you, and not someone else. If you have a password-protected account with us, we will ask you to authenticate your identity through that account. If you do not have a password-protected account with us, we will ask you to supply at least three pieces of personal information and sign a declaration under penalty of perjury that you are the consumer whose personal information is being requested.
Sale of Minor’s Personal Information
We do not, and will not, sell the personal information of minors under 16 years of age without “affirmative authorization.” This means that if you are a minor between 13-16, we will ask you if you wish to sell your personal information. If you “opt-in” to the sale of your personal information, we will confirm your choice with a second request for confirmation.
Right to “Request to Delete” Personal Information.
Consumers have the right to “request to delete” personal information that we have collected. We may not have to comply with the request if it is necessary to do any of the following enumerated in 1798.105(d).
Submitting “Verifiable Consumer Requests” to Delete
In the chart below and elsewhere in this Policy, we have disclosed what information we collect, where we collect it from, why we collect it, and with whom we share it. If you would like to make an individual request to delete personal information that we have collected about you, you may do so at link to deletion request form. The form will ask you to disclose some information so that we can verify that the information you are requesting is about you, and not someone else. If you have a password-protected account with us, we will ask you to authenticate your identity through that account. If you do not have a password-protected account with us, we will ask you to supply at least three pieces of personal information and sign a declaration under penalty of perjury that you are the consumer whose personal information is being requested. Then we will confirm for a final time that you would like to delete your personal information.
Right to Opt-Out of the Sale of Personal Information.
We do not sell consumers’ personal information to any third parties. In the event that we do elect to sell personal information in the future, we will first notify you (which may be via on-site popups or email notification) and provide you with the right to “opt-out” of the sale of your personal information.
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Consumers have the “right to opt-out” of the sale of their personal information. You may do so at link to opt-out form. The form will ask you to disclose some information so that we can verify that the information you are requesting is about you, and not someone else. If you have a password-protected account with us, we will ask you to authenticate your identity through that account. If you do not have a password-protected account with us, we will ask you to supply at least three pieces of personal information and sign a declaration under penalty of perjury that you are the consumer whose personal information is being requested. If you wish to designate an authorized agent to make requests on your behalf pursuant to the CCPA, we will require that you (1) provide the authorized agent with written permission that shall be sent to us at the following email address and (2) that you verify your own identity directly with us by supplying your name and any other information that we request in order to confirm your identity. Such authorizations can be made by sending information to: [email address].
Notice of Financial Incentive.
We may offer a discounted price or different services depending on whether you allow us to retain or sell your personal information. [Describe discount/service difference]. We believe that this financial incentive is permitted because (1) we believe there is value in your data that is generated when you provide it to us and (2) we calculate this value by [see AG Regulation Section 999.37]. If you would like to receive this benefit and “opt-in” to the opportunities above, please email: .
If you wish that we no longer retain or sell your personal information, please disable all tracking technologies and send your request to opt-out of the options listed above to: contact@GivingJoy.us.
Right to Non-Discrimination. If a consumer chooses to exercise any rights under the CCPA, the consumer has the right to not be discriminated against because they exercised their rights.
Authorized Agent. If you wish to designate an authorized agent to make requests on your behalf pursuant to the CCPA, we will require that you provide the authorized agent with written permission and that you verify your own identity directly with us by supplying personal information so we may confirm your identity. Such authorizations can be made by sending information to: contact@GivingJoy.us.
10. Changes to this Statement
If you have questions regarding this statement, you should contact GivingJoy.
12. Contact Information
Chauhan Technologies LLC
401 Bendigo Blvd N.
North Bend, WA 98045-8269
Effective Date: January 1st, 2020