Our Commitment to Privacy
GiveBack, LLC (“GiveBack”) respects the privacy of every individual who visits www.giveback.org
(“Web site”). This notice explains our online information practices. Because your
privacy is important to us, we provide you with notice and choices about the collection
and use of your information. By visiting www.giveback.org, you accept the practices
your computer's hard drive, to improve your web site experience. A cookie is used
to speed up your access to the Web site and the information you wish to see, but
it does not contain any personal information. The majority of Web browsers accept
cookies, but the “help” menu on your browser should give you options for preventing,
accepting, or receiving notice of new cookies. However, please be aware that if
you block cookies, some Web site functionality may be lost.
We, or our web site service provider, collect two types of information:
1. Standard Web server traffic pattern information.
traffic, site usage, browser information and length of stay information is collected
and stored in log files. This type of information is shared externally only on an
2. Personal information.
We do not collect personally
identifiable information from you unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly.
If you personalize a web site, volunteer, request information, or donate, for example,
we may collect the following information: first and last name, street address, city,
state, zip code, telephone number, email address, and subject of inquiry.
Personal information may be needed for certain optional online activities:
If you are given the option of registering
a user account on the Web site, we may retain the preferences you select so that
you will not have to reenter the information each time you access our Web site.
If you choose to donate to our organization,
our payment collection provider will collect standard credit card information (card
number, card type, expiration date, CCID or security code) and keep a record of
your financial transaction. Credit card numbers are held only until the charge can
be processed (usually several minutes), then the number is only available to Customer
Service for purposes of problem resolution.
If you submit an online request for additional
information or submit a question through a “contact us” query, we may have to gather
additional information from you to respond to your request. Such information will
vary with the request but often includes name, address, telephone number, and email
We limit the use of information provided to us on our Web site to the following:
1. If you do not make an information request, donation, purchase, or otherwise identify
yourself, we will have no personally identifiable information about you. We will
only use aggregate information derived, in part, from your use of our site to improve
our site and our service to you.
2. If you provide personal information, we may enter your name into our constituent
database and contact you in order to:
- Complete voluntary surveys seeking feedback for quality and service improvement
- Supply you with information including news, programs, events and services.
- Request voluntary time or monetary contributions.
3. We collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us by email. Inquiries
may be forwarded to the appropriate department for response and may be entered into
our constituent database. If your name is entered into the database, we may contact
you (see (2) above).
Your personal information will not be shared or released to any organization or
business entity other than those affiliated with or working in conjunction with
us as follows:
1. We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf.
We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service
and prohibit them from using that information for any other purpose.
We respect your privacy and allow you to restrict internal and external sharing
of your personal information. We recognize that you may wish to limit the ways in
which we contact you.
For more information on how to inform us of any desired restrictions on how we communicate
with you, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you contact us with an opt-out request, all reasonable efforts will be taken
to ensure that you will not receive any of the selected communications from us in
the future. If you do not wish to opt out at this time, you may do so at a later
date should you so desire.
If you opt back into a specific service, you will receive communication in that
manner, regardless of your overall opt out selections. These services may include
newsletter subscriptions or email communication by asking a question using “Contact
Upon request, we will provide you with the information we maintain about you so
that you may request corrections. This information will be sent via postal mail,
which we believe is the most secure method of communication. Please contact us by
email at email@example.com
To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your
identity before providing information or making corrections.
We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information and to
honoring your choices for its intended use. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain
data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we strive to maintain
physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards.
Examples of our security measures include: physical, electronic, and procedural
safeguards; sophisticated security monitoring tools; documented security policies;
use of strong encryption (e.g., SSL) by our donation payment processor for credit
card transactions; restricted access of personally identifiable information; and,
periodic security audits.
Internally, data is stored in password-controlled servers. Our staff and volunteers
are educated about the importance of safeguarding your information and we are committed
to holding them accountable for protecting your confidentiality. However, such precautions
do not guarantee that our Web site is invulnerable to all security breaks. We make
no warranty, guarantee, or representation that the use of our Web site is protected
from viruses, security threats, or other vulnerabilities and that your information
will always be secure.
Whenever we permit an external third party to access personally-identifiable information,
appropriate procedures are followed to help ensure that the information is used
only for authorized purposes and by authorized persons in a manner consistent with
the choices constituents have made under this statement, and that the security,
integrity and privacy of the information is maintained. While we will employ procedures
to help ensure that your information is only used for authorized purposes as described
above, we cannot make any guarantees with respect to the actions or policies of
such third parties.
Our privacy policies apply only to your use of the GiveBack Web site. This site
contains links to other sites, including sites that have a special relationship
with us. We do not disclose personally identifiable information to those operating
linked sites and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. Links to other
sites do not imply an endorsement of the materials or policies on those Web sites.
You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information
that site may be collecting about you.
This privacy statement will be updated periodically and posted on our Web site.
It applies only to our on-line practices and does not encompass other areas of the
organization. References to "GiveBack", "we", "us" and "our" are references to Give
Back, LLC staff and volunteers. We reserve the right to change this policy at any
time by posting revisions. You agree to review the Privacy Policies each time you
use our Web site so that you are aware of any modifications. By accessing or using
the Web site, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of the Privacy
Policy as posted at the time of your access or use. If you have any questions about
our policy or our compliance, you may send us an email at