For the purposes of this privacy notice, the term "personal data" means any information which identifies you or which allows you to be identified when combined with other information.
Authentifi, Inc. (a Delaware corporation) provides a platform for transparent charitable giving that allows donors to help individuals in need pay their utility bills and other expenses through local service providers .
For residents from the European Economic Area (EEA) or European Union (EU), Authentifi, Inc. is the controller and responsible for your personal data (referred to as "we", "us" or "our" in this privacy notice).
We have appointed a data privacy manager who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this privacy notice. If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the data privacy manager using the details set out in the "Questions/Contact Us" section below.
There are several ways we may obtain information about you, including through (A) information you provide to us directly; (B) information that we automatically collect; and (C) information we receive from third parties. This includes data that identifies you personally whether directly (i.e. your name) or indirectly (i.e. information about your online use). See More
We may directly collect personal data whenever you interact with us or choose to share it with us. This may include when you sign up for our products or services; complete a form on our Site requesting us to contact you; create an account on our Site; subscribe to our service or publications; request marketing materials or newsletters be sent to you; make a purchase; enter a competition, promotion or survey; or provide us with feedback
The personal data we collect from you generally falls within one of the following categories:
We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data), nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
Providing personal data is always optional. However, some personal data must be provided in order to participate in certain programs, activities, or events (e.g., to sign up for a newsletter, or communicate with us), and withholding this information might limit or altogether eliminate certain site functions.
Please see "More information about our cookies" below for further details.
We may use third parties to support our services, better understand who is using the Site, how people are using the Site, and to help us or those third parties serve more targeted advertising to you across the Internet. We may receive personal data about you from third parties and public sources as set out below:
We may use this information to help us maintain the accuracy of the information we collect, personalize your experience with the Site, target our communications so that we can inform you of products and services or other offers that may be of interest to you, to measure ad quality and responses, and for internal business analysis or other business purposes.
We may combine the information we receive from and about you, including information you provide to us and information we automatically collect through our Site and App, as well as information collected offline, across other computers or devices that you may use, and from third party sources.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
The types of cookies we use on our Site are:
To learn more about how to control cookies and your advertising choices relating to the collection and use of your information, please see the "Your rights and choices" section below.
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will have a lawful basis to process your personal data:
You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may use the data we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes:
We may also use your data in an aggregated or de-identified format (such as statistical or demographic data) for any purpose. Aggregated data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific Site feature.
We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising. We may use your Identity, Contact, Technical, Usage and Profile Data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services and offers may be relevant for you.
In some instances, we process your personal data for the profiling purposes described above using automated or semi-automated means. An automated decision is a decision which is made solely by automatic means, where no humans are involved in the decision-making process related to your personal data. We will not make any decisions based solely on automated or semi-automated decision-making that have a significant impact on you.
You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us or purchased products or services from us or if you provided us with your details when you entered a competition or registered for a promotion and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing.
We may share the personal data we collect from or about you as described below. See More
The Site offers many ways to find, enjoy, and share content. Your activity in connection with the Site may include filling out surveys, reviewing and rating products or services, inquiring about or purchasing products or services, participation in online communities, "liking" or "sharing" our content to your social media accounts or pages or otherwise interacting with the Site. Any information you may disclose on our Site, in blogs, on message boards, in chat rooms, or on other public areas on the Site or other third-party websites, applications, or services that this Site may link to, becomes public information. Please exercise caution when disclosing personal information in these public areas.
We may share your personal data with the following categories of recipients:
By law, you have a number of rights when it comes to your personal data. If you wish to exercise these rights with regards to the data that we hold, please send an email to email@example.com or contact us using the details set out in the "Questions/Contact Us" section below.
Further information and advice about your rights can be obtained from the data protection regulator in your country. We provide you with a number of rights and choices concerning your personal data. See More
For our users that live in the EU or EEA, you may have certain rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. If you wish to exercise these rights with regards to the personal data that we hold, please contact us. Further information and advice about your rights can be obtained from the data protection regulator in your country.
Pursuant to applicable data protection law, we may be entitled to refuse to act on the request.
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). If requests are repetitive or excessive, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us verify and confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
For California Residents: Certain parts of our Site require cookies. You are free to adjust your device or Internet browser settings to limit certain tracking or to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features on the Site or take full advantage of all of our offerings. Please refer to your device's settings or your Internet browser's "Help" section for more information on how to delete and/or disable your device or browser from receiving cookies or controlling your tracking preferences.
To understand your choices for receiving more relevant advertising on the Site or across other websites and online services, please review the information below.
On your mobile device, you can adjust your privacy and advertising settings to limit your tracking for advertising or control whether you receive more relevant advertising. Even if you opt out using one of the methods above, you still may receive advertising from us that is not customized based on your use of the Site, or that includes advertising from other third parties if they are not a DAA, EDAA, or NAI participating company.
We provide you with the opportunity to update you information or opt-out of having you information used for purposes not directly related to placement, processing, fulfillment, or delivery of a product order or servicing of your product. You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or by contacting us at any time.
Your instructions to limit the use of your information for marketing purposes will be processed as soon as reasonably practicable.
For California residents: If you are a California resident, you may request information about our disclosure of personal information to third parties or affiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You must put the statement "Your California Privacy Rights" in the subject field. We are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or do not have complete information.
Non-affiliated third parties are independent from Authentifi and if you wish to receive information about your disclosure choices or stop communications from such third parties, you will need to contact those non-affiliated third parties directly.
This Site may include links to third-party websites and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our Site, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
We or our service providers may process, transfer, and store information about our users on servers located in a number of countries outside the EU or EEA, including in the United States. Since we are committed to protecting your information, we take steps to ensure that there are appropriate safeguards in place when we transfer that data. See More
If/When we transfer your personal data out of the EU or EEA, we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented :
Please contact us if you want further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your personal data out of the EEA.
We have put in place reasonable security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and/or any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements. In some circumstances we may anonymize your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
You can request further details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data by contacting us.
Protecting children's privacy is important to us. We do not direct the Site to, nor do we knowingly collect any personal information from, children under the age of 16 . If we learn that a minor has provided personal information through the Site, we will use reasonable efforts to remove such information from our files.
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