Privacy Policy 2017-11-15T14:50:01+00:00

PRIVACY POLICY

SUMMARY FOR SKIMMERS:
Outreach is staffed by honest, honorable people whose commitment to our shared mission and honoring our donors is as unshakable as it is unfailing. We’ll never share your info with third parties. Any information we collect is kept in-house, and only used to ensure that your experience is frictionless and your impact on the world is monumental. Outreach exists thanks to the trust of our donors and our community partners, and we promise to continue that tradition until the erosion of the continents.

It is the policy of Outreach International that personal information such as your name, postal and email addresses, telephone number, credit card number, donation details, etc. is private and confidential. Accordingly, the personal information you provide is stored in a secure location, accessible only by designated staff, and is used only for the purpose for which you provided the information (such as to reply to your request or to handle your donation payment).

For example, when you make a donation, the personal information you provide will be used to process your donation. Outreach International may also use your information for future communications with you regarding donations. Personal information will not be released to third parties except to further the purpose for which you provided the information such as sending your credit card information to our bank for processing of your donation, or seeking expert opinion from advisors regarding a gift planning intent you may have indicated or if release is required by law or is pertinent to judicial or governmental investigations or proceedings.

Outreach International has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our website [“Site”]. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Site located at the URL http://www.outreachshop.org.

In order to fully understand your rights, we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy, as well as our Terms of Use. Outreach International reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our Site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, this Privacy Policy notifies you of…

  • What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the Site;
  • Who collects such information;
  • How such information is used;
  • With whom your information may be shared;
  • What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information;
  • What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control; and,
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to Outreach International by sending an email to info@outreach-international.org. Please reference this Privacy Policy in your subject line.

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. For donations made by credit card, information is collected in order to process and complete the transaction, but is not accessed outside of a given, authorized transaction initiated by the donor.

Help Us Keep Your Personal Information Accurate:
If your personal information changes, or you would like to review the personal information we may have on file, please email us with the new information or your review request at info@outreach-international.org. Let us also know what led to your submission of personal information so we may efficiently locate your information.

Internet Protocol Address:
We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, perform administrative duties on our Site, analyze trends, track users’ movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Use of “Cookies”:
Our Site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

Google Analytics:
Outreach International uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) which allows us to provide our web visitors with a more customized experience and increases the visibility of our Site. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the Site. The Non-Personal Information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. However, outside of the Google Analytics platform, Outreach International may use unique IDs to link Personal Information to Google Analytics data. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our Site. Visit this page to learn how to opt out.

Security:
All information provided to Outreach International is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Outreach International. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Tell-A-Friend:
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our Site, we ask them for the friend’s name and email address. Outreach International will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the Site. Outreach International stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.

Sending a Card:
If a user elects to send a printed paper card or email an e-card to a family member or friend from our site, we ask them for the person’s name, email address/ mailing address. Outreach International will send the person a one-time email/ card notifying them of the gift that has been made in their honor. Outreach International stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time card/ email – friends and family will not receive further communications from Outreach International unless they decide to opt-in to receive our emails/ direct mail.

Other Websites:
Our Site contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which Outreach International has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites, as their policies may differ from ours.

Contacting the Site:
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact Outreach International at info@outreach-international.org.