This policy explains our information practices, defines your privacy options and describes how your information is collected and used.
This policy covers this website (www.4giving.com, the "4G Website") and the various web, desktop and mobile applications (collectively the "Application(s)") made available by 4giving, Inc. ("4G"). The 4G Website and the Applications are owned and operated by 4G, a company organized under the laws of Delaware. The Applications facilitate donations to charitable organizations. Should you have privacy questions or concerns, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
By using or visiting the 4G Website, using the Applications or making donations through the Applications you agree to the collection and use of information in the manner described in this policy. 4G shall have right at any time and without prior notice, at its sole discretion, to revise this policy. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you by email, by means of a notice the next time you log in to the 4G Website, by means of a notice on the 4G Website homepage or when you next activate the Application. Such revisions and additions shall be effective immediately upon notice. You are responsible for reviewing the 4G Website or Applications periodically for any modification to this policy. Any access or use of the 4G Website or Applications by you after notice of modifications to this policy shall constitute and be deemed to be your agreement to such modifications.
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT; WEBSITE VISITORS, NOT-FOR PROFITS GROUPS THAT USE THE APPLICATIONS AND DONORS THAT USE THE APPLICATION TO MAKE DONATIONS
This policy applies to all information collected on the 4G Website, any information you provide to 4G, any information you may submit to the Application when you register to use the Applications, information that results from your use of Applications or that information related to donations you might make using the Applications. You will most likely provide us personal information to us when you register as a user of Applications, use the Applications or make donations. The personal information we may collect might include: your name, certain information about your business, passwords, usernames, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and certain payment information (e.g. PayPal, credit card or debit card account or payment information).
Use of the Applications by not-for-profit organizations are subject to the terms and conditions of the 4givng Services Agreement (www.4giving.com/terms).
BLOGS AND MESSAGING
The 4G Website or Applications may include blogs or other message areas that allow users to post or send information to the 4G Website or the Applications. When you post information to the 4G Website or Applications, 4G and others can also view that information. We urge you to exercise caution when providing personally identifiable information to 4G, 4G Website or the Applications.
OUR COLLECTION OF YOUR DATA
In addition to the personal information you supply, we may collect certain information to (1) evaluate how visitors, guests, and customers use the 4G Website or the Applications; or (2) provide you with personalized information or offers. We collect data to make the 4G Website and Applications work better for you in the following ways: to improve the design of the 4G Website and Applications, to provide personalization on the 4G Website and Applications and to evaluate the performance of our programs. The technologies we may use to gather this non-personal information may include "IP" addresses, "cookies", browser detection, "weblogs" and various "geo-location" tools.
HOW WE COLLECT AND USE INFORMATION
Our primary goal in collecting your information is to provide you with a personalized, relevant, and positive experience with the 4G Website and Applications.
Individuals or organizations shall provide 4G’s payment processing vendor with credit card, debit card, PayPal, bank account or other third-party payment processing information related to donations made through use of the Applications. Such information shall be used by 4G’s payment processing vendor solely for the purposes of processing donations. All donations made through the Applications are made by 4G’s payment processing vendor, Stripe (www.stripe.com), an industry leading provider of secure payment processing services. 4G will not have access to donor’s credit card, PayPal or other payment processing or bank account numbers, expiration dates and/or security codes.
4G You may receive promotions and updates, or to be contacted for market research purposes. You can control your privacy preferences regarding such marketing communications (see the section below entitled "Your Privacy Preferences").
From time to time, you may be invited to participate in optional customer surveys or promotions, and 4G may request that you provide some or all the above listed personal information in those surveys or promotions. We use information collected from surveys and promotions to learn about our customers in order to improve our services and develop new products and services of interest to our customers.
The Applications may include the ability to link certain geographical information made available by us with your physical location. When you use the Applications, the Applications may know, in very general terms, your current physical location. To the extent that your physical location can be determined by the Applications, we may use your location to make available information to you that is relevant because of your physical location.
IP addresses define the Internet location of computers and help us better understand the geographic distribution of our visitors and customers and manage the performance of the 4G Website. Cookies are tiny files placed onto the hard drive of your computer when you visit the 4G Website, so we can immediately recognize you when you return to the 4G Website and deliver content specific to your interests. You may modify your browser preferences to accept all cookies, be notified when a cookie is set, or reject all cookies. Please consult your browser instructions for information on how to modify your choices about cookies. If you modify your browser preferences, certain features of the 4G Website may not be available to you.
We may detect the type of web browser you are using to optimize the performance of the 4G Website and to understand the mix of browsers used by our visitors, guests, and customers. To learn about how website visitors, use our site, we examine weblogs, which show the paths people take through the 4G Website and how long they spend in certain areas.
We may also compile certain general information related to your use of the Website and Applications. You agree that we are authorized to use, reproduce and generally make such information available to third parties in the aggregate, provided that your information shall not include personally identifiable information about you or be attributable to you.
4G may contract with unaffiliated third parties to provide services such as website or application hosting, payment processing services, advertising, customer communications, data analytics and other services. When we do this, we may provide your personally identifiable information to third parties only to provide those services, and they are not authorized to use your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY
Access to your personal data is limited to authorized 4G staff or approved vendors. Although total security does not exist on the Internet or through mobile networks, 4G shall make commercially reasonable efforts to safeguard the information that you submit to 4G.
USE OF THE 4G WEBSITE AND APPLICATIONS BY CHILDREN
THE 4G WEBSITE AND THE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18.
YOUR PRIVACY PREFERENCES
When you sign up as a registered user of the 4G Website or Applications you may begin receiving marketing communications such as e-mail newsletters, text messages, product and service updates and promotions. Our customers generally find this type of information useful. If you do not want to receive these updates, you must "opt-out" by selecting the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the email or text and follow the opt-out instructions or send an email to email@example.com.
HOW TO ACCESS, CORRECT OR DELETE YOUR INFORMATION
Send 4G an email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to access, review, correct or delete your personally identifiable information collected by 4G (some information may not be deleted, including information 4G is required to keep by law). To protect your privacy and security, 4G requires a user ID and password to verify your identity before granting you the right to access, review, make corrections to or delete your personally identifiable information.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process. It is also possible that 4G would sell its business (by merger, acquisition or otherwise) or sell all or substantially all its assets. In any transaction of this kind, customer information, including your personally identifiable information, may be among the assets that are transferred. If we decide to so transfer your personally identifiable information, you will be notified by an email sent to the last know email address in our files, by notice posted on the 4G Website or when you activate the Applications.
PRIVACY AND OTHER WEBSITES AND APPLICATIONS
The 4G Website or the Applications may contain links to other websites or other mobile applications. 4G is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites or applications. This policy only applies to information collected by 4G.