Please review the entire Policy and feel free to contact us using the contact information below if you have any questions. By using the Sites, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information in accordance with the Policy.
Collection of Information
We may collect the following kinds of information when you use the Sites:
Information you provide directly to us. For certain activities, such as when you sign up for our email updates, make a donation, or contact us directly, we may collect some or all of the following types of information:
- Contact information, including your full name, email address, phone number, and mailing address;
- If you choose to make a donation, your payment information and the name of your employer (if you choose to look up your employer for donation matching purposes);
- If you choose to submit application materials responsive to a WRC job listing, your resume and other information relating to potential employment; and
- Any other information you choose to provide to us.
We may combine such information with information we may already have about you.
We may also receive information about you from other sources, including through third-party services and organizations. For example, if you access third-party services, such as Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, or YouTube, from the Sites or to share information about your experience on the Sites with others, we may collect information from these third-party services.
Use of Information
We generally use the information we collect online to:
We generally use the information we collect online to:
- Provide and improve the Sites;
- Contact you, including for fundraising purposes;
- Send you promotional materials from us;
- Analyze the use of the Sites and user data, including to understand and improve the Sites;
- If you choose to submit application materials for a WRC job listing, evaluate your application for a position of employment with WRC;
- Protect the security and integrity of the Sites, protect our legal rights, and detect, prevent, and respond to potentially prohibited or illegal activities; and
- For any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent.
Sharing of Information
We are committed to maintaining your trust, and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share the information we collect.
Service providers. We may share your information with third-party vendors and services providing contractual services to us, such as billing, payment processing, customer service, email deployment, business analytics, performance monitoring, hosting, and data processing.
Other non-profit organizations. To the extent consistent with applicable law, we may share your information with other non-profit organizations that we believe have similar goals or principles, including by exchanging email lists with these other organizations.
Business transfers. We may share your information in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of a website, a merger, consolidation, asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
Legal purposes. We may disclose information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, law enforcement requests, legal claims, or government inquiries, and to protect and defend the rights, interests, health, safety, and security of WRC, our affiliates, users, or the public.
With your consent or at your direction. We may share information for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect the information or pursuant to your consent or direction.
If you access third-party services, such as Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, or YouTube, from the Sites or to share information about your experience on the Sites with others, these third-party services may be able to collect information about you, including information about your activity on the Sites, and they may notify your connections on the third-party services about your use of the Sites, in accordance with their own privacy policies.
We use measures to help protect information from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, you should understand that no data storage system or transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. Please note that information collected by third parties may not have the same security protections as information you submit to us, and we are not responsible for protecting the security of such information.
You may opt out of our emails newsletters or commercial emails by clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of each email and following the subsequent instructions. You may be able to refuse or disable cookies by adjusting your web browser settings. Because each web browser is different, please consult the instructions provided by your web browser (typically in the “Help” section). Please note that you may need to take additional steps to refuse or disable Local Shared Objects and similar technologies. For example, Local Shared Objects can be controlled through the instructions on Adobe’s Settings Manager page. If you choose to refuse, disable, or delete these technologies, some of the functionality of the Sites may no longer be available to you. California residents are entitled once a year, free of charge, to request and obtain certain information regarding our disclosure, if any, of certain categories of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. We do not share personal information with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes.
Third-Party Links and Content
Some of the Sites may contain links to content maintained by third parties that we do not control. We allow third parties, including business partners and service providers, to collect information about your online activities through cookies, pixels, local storage, and other technologies. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third parties, and the information practices of these third parties are not covered by this Policy. To learn about how Google processes your personal information and what choices you may have, visit their site here.
Do-Not-Track Signals and Similar Mechanisms. Some web browsers transmit “do-not-track” signals to websites. Because of differences in how web browsers incorporate and activate this feature, it is not always clear whether users intend for these signals to be transmitted or whether users even are aware of them. We currently do not take action in response to these signals.
Cookies are small bits of information that are stored by your computer’s web browser. Pixel tags are very small images or small pieces of data embedded in images, also known as “web beacons” or “clear GIFs,” that can recognize cookies, the time and date a page is viewed, a description of the page where the pixel tag is placed, and similar information from your computer or device. Local Shared Objects (sometimes referred to as “Flash Cookies”) are similar to standard cookies except that they can be larger and are downloaded to a computer or mobile device by the Adobe Flash media player. To find out more above cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
We maintain information in the United States of America and in accordance with the laws of the United States, which may not provide the same level of protection as the laws in your jurisdiction. By using the Sites and providing us with information, you understand and agree that your information may be transferred to and stored on servers located outside your resident jurisdiction and, to the extent you are a resident of a country other than the United States, that you consent to the transfer of such data to the United States for processing by us in accordance with this Policy. You may have certain rights as a data subject under local law. For example, local law may afford you the right to access, update, restrict, oppose, erase, port, and/or correct inaccuracies in your personal information under our control, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. To exercise these rights, please contact us using the contact information in the Contact Information section below.
We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent, unless permitted by law. If we learn that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete it in accordance with applicable law.
If you have any questions about this Policy or our practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective Date: August 5, 2019