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PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date: February 2022

CoreGiving (sometimes referred to as “us,” “we,” or “our”), a 501(c)(3) organization, is committed to respecting the privacy of visitors to our website. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes how we treat your personal information. This Policy applies to anyone who makes a donation or provides us with information via the CoreGiving website located at www.coregiving.org. It also applies to personal information you may provide to us via telephone, email, regular mail, or in person.

Information We Collect

We collect your contact information. We may collect certain personal information from you when you visit or browse our website. We may collect your name and email address when you contact us through the website. We may also collect your mailing address when you donate to CoreGiving.

We collect device information and website usage information. When you visit our website, our servers may automatically collect information about your visit and device. This information may include the date/time of your visit, your IP address, content viewed, operating system, and browser information. We also look at what site you came from, or what site you visit when you leave us. We may collect your approximate geographic location.

How We Collect Information

We collect information directly from you. For example, we may collect personal information when you contact us or interact with us on our website.

We collect information from third parties. We may receive personal information about you from third parties, such as our corporate partners and service providers.

We also collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like cookies and web beacons to collect information from you passively. We do this on our website. We collect information about users over time when you use this website. This includes usage and browser information.

How We Use Your Information

We use information to contact you and respond to you. We use your information to respond to your questions and requests. This includes questions about our programs or your relationship with us. We also use your information to otherwise communicate with you, including about programs, fundraisers, and donations.

We use information to improve our website and products. We use your information to improve our website and our services. We also use your information to help diagnose problems with our servers and to otherwise administer the platform. We use your information to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality. We also use your information to customize your experience with us.

We use this information for marketing purposes. We may use your information to send you emails about fundraising events or requests for donations. For information about how you can opt out of receiving these emails, see “Your Choices” section below.

We use this information for research and tracking purposes. We may use your information to gather broad demographic information, analyze trends, and track your movements around the website.

We use information to communicate with you for transactional purposes. We may contact you about this Policy or your donation.

We use information for security purposes and to comply with laws. We use your information to detect security incidents; protect against malicious, deceptive, or illegal activity; and prosecute those responsible for that activity. We also use your information to comply with applicable laws and regulatory requirements, or as requested by government or regulatory authorities. We use your information to protect and defend the rights or property of CoreGiving.

We use information as otherwise permitted by law (or as we may notify you). We will notify you of any new uses not described in this Policy.

How We Share Your Information

We share information with third parties that perform services on our behalf. We may share your information with trusted service providers we have engaged to perform business-related functions on our behalf. For example, to conduct research and analytics, create content, carry out or support marketing activities, host the website, provide technical support, and otherwise support our programs.

We will share information to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. We share information with government agencies, consumer-reporting agencies, and other outside parties as permitted or required by applicable laws. We will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We will share information if a government agency or investigatory body requests it. We will also share information as part of other legal proceedings, such as in connection with pending litigation.

We may share your information with third parties in connection with a business transaction. We may share your personal information with a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation, or other reorganization in which CoreGiving participates or to a purchaser of all or substantially all of CoreGiving’s assets to which this website relates.

We may share information for other reasons we may describe to you.

CoreGiving does not sell your information to non-affiliated third parties (including for their own direct marketing purposes) without your consent. In addition, CoreGiving has not sold your personal information to non-affiliated third parties in the last twelve months. If you are entitled to any disclosure rights in your jurisdiction regarding our sale of your personal information to non-affiliated third parties or our disclosure of your personal information to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes, this disclosure satisfies those requirements. If you still wish to learn more about our compliance with this requirement, please use the contact information identified in the “Contacting Us” section below.

Pursuant to California’s “Shine the Light” law, in certain circumstances California residents may request, once per calendar year, certain information regarding our disclosure of your personal information to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. In the last twelve months, we have not disclosed your personal information to any third parties for their own direct marketing purposes.

How We Combine Information

We may combine the information that we have collected offline with information we collect online. We combine information collected across devices, such as computers and mobile devices. We also combine information we get from third parties with information we already have.

Third-Party Links

Our website may contain third-party links, including third-party integrations. Through these links and third-party integrations, you may be providing information (including personal information) directly to the third party, us, or both. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for how those third parties collect, share, or use your information. Because CoreGiving has no control over the privacy practices or content of these linked sites, we recommend that you carefully review the privacy policies of every third-party service that you visit or see, including those third parties you interact with through our website.

Cookies

When you visit our website, we use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your device until you delete them) to make your experience on our website more personal and interactive. Cookies can make a website more useful by allowing the site to personalize information for visitors and by storing information about user preferences on a particular site so that the user does not have to re-enter information each time he or she returns to the site. Cookies also allow us (including our analytics providers) to collect information about your visit, such as the pages you viewed on our website, the number of times you accessed our website, the amount of time you spent on our website, and other web traffic data. For example, we use cookies provided by Google Analytics to collect statistical information about the use of our website and Google Tag Manager to help us improve your experience on our website. You can learn more about Google Analytics and how it collects and processes data (including how to control the information sent to Google) by visiting: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
You can opt out of Google analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. (requires you to install a browser add-on). We also use first-party cookies to conduct analytics on our website. By continuing to use our website, you consent to our use of cookies as explained in this Policy.

While most browsers are automatically set up to accept cookies, you can adjust your browser settings to reject cookies or to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent. Cookies are typically browser-specific. If you use different browsers, you will have to define your preferences on each browser. You can delete all or some of these cookies from your computer by activating the “delete cookies” feature in your browser. If you have several browsers, you must reiterate the deletion request for each browser. If you use different devices, you will need to configure each device to suit your cookie preferences. Note that if you remove or reject our cookies, you may not be able to use certain features on the website.

Do Not Track Policy

Certain web browsers may provide an option by which you may request your browser to inform websites you visit that you do not wish your activities to be tracked by cookies or other persistent identifiers, commonly called “Do Not Track Signals.” Our website currently does not respond to Do Not Track Signals. If you block cookies, certain features on our website may not work. If you block or reject cookies, not all of the tracking described here will stop.

Security

We employ reasonable technical and organizational security safeguards to help protect your personal information. The Internet is not 100% secure and there is always some risk in transmitting information over the Internet. Therefore, we cannot promise you that your use of our website will be completely safe. You should use secure methods when transmitting sensitive information to us.

We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet.

Your Rights

You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any email you receive from CoreGiving. To amend your contact preferences, emails us at CoreGiving@coregiving.org.

Children

This website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect information directly from children under the age of 13. If we discover that we have received information directly from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information. If you are a parent or legal guardian and believe we have collected information directly from your child, you may contact us at the email address provided below to request that such information be deleted.

Our Website Is Intended for A United States Audience

This website is targeted for users in the United States. Information collected by our website may be transferred, processed, and stored outside the jurisdiction where you reside, and therefore may be available to government authorities under lawful orders and laws applicable in such foreign jurisdictions. These foreign jurisdictions may have data protection and privacy laws that are different than the laws of the jurisdiction where you reside. By using the website, or providing us with any personal information, you (a) acknowledge that the website is subject to the laws of the United States, (b) consent to the collection, processing, maintenance, and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other applicable territories in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as or equivalent to those in the country where you reside and/or are a citizen, and (c) waive any claims that may arise under those laws.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at CoreGiving@coregiving.org, cc mweil@shopcore.com, 233 S Wacker Drive, Ste 4700, Chicago, IL 60606.

Updates To This Policy

We may update this Policy from time to time. If the changes being made are material, we will communicate the changes to you via email. We will also post an updated copy on our website. Please check our website periodically for updates. Your inaction or continued use of the website, or your provision of information to us after any such notices, will tell us that you agree to these changes.

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