1. Personal Information Collection
designs4dignity.org may collect personal information like name and email address. Any information submitted is done so voluntarily.
At other times, designs4dignity.org may collect aggregated information that cannot be used to identify you. Aggregated information may include statistical information about the types or classes of users on our Site, or demographical and geographical identification of groups. For example, we may aggregate non-personal information, such as the number of visitors to a particular area of the Site. designs4dignity.org will not use aggregated information in a way that can be linked directly back to individual community members.
2. How designs4dignity.org Collects Personal Information
designs4dignity.org may also collect additional information from your web browser each time you visit our Site. We may collect information on the pages that you visit, the promotions or advertisements that you click on, and other actions that you take while using our Site. This information may include your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, the type of browser, the time that your browser was used to access our Site, and the referring website address.
Our Internet Service Providers (defined below) may also use other standard web-based technologies to analyze your movements while accessing our Site. The technologies include web “beacons,” “pixel tags,” and “clear gifs.” These technologies help us ascertain the effectiveness of our product and service offerings and marketing programs, allow us to customize the services offered on or through our Site, and help determine the best use for Site content, and product and service offerings. Some of this information, including the IP address, may be stored on our Internet service provider’s server logs, and may be available for extended periods of time.
3. Our Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information
designs4dignity.org may use the services of independent companies to provide certain services to you. designs4dignity.org may share your personal information, such as email address, with the Internet Service Providers as appropriate and as necessary, however, these independent companies will not use your personal information for their own direct marketing purposes without our permission. We may analyze and share personally identifiable information with third parties that assist designs4dignity.org with its direct marketing purposes. For example, if you elect to continue to receive services, such as newsletters, Site updates, and events schedules via email, our Internet Service Providers may provide those types of services. You will have the option to opt-out of such offerings at the time of registration and at the time you receive a particular email.
designs4dignity.org may use your personal information to contact you via mail, email, or telephone in order to give you updates about designs4dignity.org’s special events, new services, or other promotions that may be of interest to you. We also use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive from you. We may also use your IP address to help protect designs4dignity.org and our Internet Service Providers from fraud.
Additional uses of your non-personal and personal information will allow us to tailor products and services specific to your needs, to help organize and manage member relationships and our business, to conduct business, to provide you with customer and guest support, to perform functions that are described to you at the time of collection, and to enforce our Site’s Terms and Conditions of Use.
We may also use non-personal aggregate information to improve our Site. For example, our Internet Service Providers may report to us that there were a particular number of visitors to a certain area of our Site, or that a certain number of men or a certain number of women completed our registration form in particular areas of our Site. Such information may also be used to analyze the effectiveness of our business and advertising models.
designs4dignity.org may also disclose your personal information as is necessary to: (a) comply with a subpoena or court order; (b) cooperate with law enforcement or other government agency; (c) establish or exercise our legal rights; (d) protect the property or safety of our company and employees, contractors, vendors, and suppliers; (e) defend against legal claims; (f) help with internal and external investigations; or (g) as otherwise required by law or permitted by law. We may disclose your information in connection with the sale or merger of designs4dignity.org or any transaction that involves the sale or assignment of some or all of our assets.
4. Data Storage and Security
designs4dignity.org makes reasonable efforts to ensure that our Internet Service Providers have implemented physical, electronic, and procedural security measures to assist with safeguarding your personal information, and to help protect against unauthorized access and disclosure. Only our authorized personnel and our Internet Service Providers who perform legitimate business functions for designs4dignity.org are authorized to access your personal information. Notwithstanding our efforts, the Internet has inherent security risks. designs4dignity.org cannot promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, information that you submit or upload to the Site, personal searches, and other communications will always remain secure. You should take care with regard to how you handle and disclose your personal information or any username or password that you are required to use to access services on this Site.
5. Children and Data Collection
designs4dignity.org’s content is neither directed toward minors nor children who are under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If designs4dignity.org or its Internet Service Providers become aware that a minor or a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information without the parental consent, that information will be deleted from our databases. Parents who have questions about personal information that may have been submitted by a child or on the behalf of a child under the age of 13 should email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. How You May Access and Change the Information that designs4dignity.org Collects
At some time you may be offered the opportunity to subscribe to and receive additional information about our products and services. Each commercial e-mail that we send to you will offer you the opportunity to opt-out of continuing to receive such messages. We may take up to 10 business days to process your opt-out requests. In some instances, we may have already shared your information with one of our authorized third parties before you changed your information preferences. In those cases, you may have to directly contact those third parties to opt-out of receiving their communications. FTC email compliance guidance allows us to send you transactional and relationship e-mail without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving those types of e-mail.
7. General Information and Privacy Support Contact
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