WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE GATHER?
When you visit this Website, you may provide us with two types of information: (a)personal information you knowingly and voluntarily choose to disclose, and (b) information that we automatically collect as you browse this Website. We collect and store any information you voluntarily enter on this Website, or provide to us in offline contacts we have with you. Information is collected from visitors to this Website, including in the following areas, as applicable:
If you register for this Website, or for specific events, contests and newsletters on various areas of this Website, we will generally ask you to provide contact information, and preferences regarding the event or material for which you desire to register. You may, however, visit this Website without registering.
Some areas of this Website may allow you to order products or services, whether or not for a fee. In connection with these transactions, we collect data necessary to complete the transaction and that is furnished by you, which may include contact information, date of birth, e mail address, telephone number and your credit card number.
Whenever you use the Website, we and/or our service providers, may use a variety of technologies that automatically collect information about how the Website is accessed and used (“Usage Information”). Usage Information may include, in part, browser type, operating system, the page viewed, the time, how many users visited the Website, and the website you visited immediately before the Website. This statistical data provides us with information about the use of the Website, such as how many visitors visit a specific page on the Website, how long they stay on that page, which websites they are coming from and which hyperlinks, if any, they “click” on. Usage Information helps us to keep the Website user friendly and to provide visitor’s with readily accessible and helpful information. We may also use your Usage Information to troubleshoot issues with access or use of our Website. Usage Information is generally non-identifying.
We believe that such technology usage is fair, lawful, and proportional to the legitimate interest and needs of our business, and that our methodology fairly addresses each user’s legitimate rights and expectations in view of the context and purpose for the collection and use of the information collected.
In the course of collecting Usage Information we may also collect your IP address, MAC Address or other unique identifier (each a “Device Identifier”) for the computer, mobile device, internet provider or other technology (collectively, “Device”) you use to access the Website. A Device Identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to your Device when you access a website or its servers. Our computers identify your Device by its Device Identifier. When you visit the Website, we may view your Device Identifier. We use this information to identify repeat visitors to our Website. We also may use this information to enhance the Website and troubleshoot issues with access or use of our Website. We may associate your Device Identifier with your Personal Information.
The technologies used on the Website, including Device Identifiers, to collect Usage Information may include, without limitation:
Web Beacons – We may also include web beacons (also known as web bugs, Internet tags, pixel tags, tracking pixels and clear GIFs) with the content and information that we deliver to you, which we will use to collect information regarding your interaction with our Website. A web beacon is a transparent graphic image placed on a web page or in an email, which indicates that a page or email has been viewed or that an email has been forwarded. In addition, a web beacon allows us to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies set by us. A web beacon may also tell your browser to get content from another server.
Cookies and web beacons (together, “Site Cookies”) may enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Website, track user actions/behavior on our Website and track the effectiveness of our Website.
E-MAIL/TEXT MESSAGE COMMUNICATIONS/SOCIAL MEDIA
We may also communicate with you via SMS or Text Messages. To opt-out of receiving such messages, follow the opt out instructions in the text messages that you receive from us. We will process your request within a reasonable time after receipt, in accordance with applicable laws.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use your personal information to communicate with you if and when necessary in connection with your use of this Website, to respond to your questions, or to send you material and information you request. We may also use your information to: Personalize your Website experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product information in which you are most interested; consider your suggestions; possibly respond directly to you for clarification; process your request for materials or information; try to answer any questions you may have; and provide you with e-mail messages and other information regarding upcoming events, new services and general information about our products and services. You may elect not to receive these communications, either when you initially register at this Website, or at any time thereafter. We may also use collected information in order to help diagnose problems with this Website. We may use all information we collect to analyze statistical use patterns and demographic data (basically, where our visitors come from and what demographic characteristics they have) and to improve this Website to better serve our customers. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, and to administer this Website. Your IP address is used to help identify you and your shopping cart and to gather broad demographic information. We may also prepare and keep statistical records and other data about you and other users of this Website, but we do that in a way that does not identify you or any other user personally. We may hire third parties to help us collect and analyze such data, and we may share such statistical data with such affiliated third parties. Again, such statistical data will not specifically identify you or any other user. We use this information to help us make this Website more useful to visitors -- to learn about the number of visitors to this Website, what part of this Website they are interested in, how long they use this Website, and the types of technology our visitors use.
DISCLOSING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO OTHERS
Except in the limited circumstances described above and stated in this paragraph, we do not sell, rent, license, trade or otherwise disclose the personal information of this Website visitors to unaffiliated third parties. We may disclose your information to our affiliates or service providers who assist us in operating this Website or conducting our business. We may also share such information among our subsidiaries and affiliates as necessary to provide you with the information and services you request or in which you may otherwise be interested. We may disclose information about you if and when we believe it is necessary to comply with any law, rule, court order, or subpoena, or to enforce our legal rights or the rules of this Website, or to protect our business, property and operations, or in connection with a sale, acquisition, merger or other business combination of our business with a third party. We may also disclose non-personally identifiable visitor information to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses. Some areas of this Website may allow you to conduct e-commerce transactions (event registration, donation, etc.). In connection with these transactions, we collect data necessary to complete the transaction that is furnished by you. This information may be furnished to a third party in order to facilitate the transaction.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Because we are committed to your privacy, we have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to attempt to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the personal information we collect online. When you place an order or access your personal information on this Website, we offer the use of a secure server. However, please remember that no transmission of data over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us or from us, and you do so at your own risk.
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) provides California consumers with the right to request access to their personal data, additional entails about our information practices and deletion of their personal information (subject to certain exceptions). California consumers also have the right to opt out of sales of personal information, if applicable. We describe how California consumers can exercise their rights under the CCPA below. Please note that you may designate an authorized agent to exercise these rights on your behalf by providing written materials demonstrating that you have granted the authorized agent power of attorney. Please note that if an authorized agent submits a request on your behalf, we may need to contact you to verify your identity and protect the security of your personal information. We will not fulfill your CCPA request unless you have provided sufficient information for us to reasonably verify you are the consumer about whom we collected personal information. We will not discriminate against you if you choose to exercise your rights under the CCPA.
You may request, no more than twice in a twelve (12) month period, access to the specific pieces of personal data we have collected about you in the last twelve (12) months. You may also request additional details about our information practices, including the categories of personal information we have collected about you, the sources of such collection, the categories of personal information we share for a legitimate business or commercial purposes, and the categories of third parties with whom we share your personal information. You may make these requests by contacting using the contact information provided below. After submitting your request, please monitor your email for a verification email. We are required by law to verify your identity prior to granting access to your data in order to protect your privacy and security.
You may request, no more than twice in a twelve (12) month period, transportable copies of your personal information that we have collected about you in the last twelve (12) months. You may make these requests by contacting using the contact information provided below. After submitting your request, please monitor your email for a verification email. We are required by law to verify your identity prior to granting access to your data in order to protect your privacy and security.
You may request that we delete the personal information we have collected about you. Please note that we may retain certain information as required or permitted by applicable law. You may make these requests by contacting us using the contact information provided below. After submitting your request, please monitor your email for a verification email. We are required by law to verify your identity prior to granting access to your data in order to protect your privacy and security.
California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice identifying the categories of personal information which we share with our affiliates and/or third parties for marketing purposes and providing contact information for such affiliates and/or third parties. If you are a California Resident and would like to exercise your rights under CCPA, please submit a written request using the information provided in the “Contract Us” section below. Our privacy team will examine your request and respond to you as quickly as possible.
EU AND EEA RESIDENTS
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) grants individuals who are in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) the following rights, with some limitations. You may contact us using the information provided below, to exercise any of those rights and we will respond with the requested action or information, or will let you know why that right does not apply to you.
RIGHT NOT TO PROVIDE CONSENT OR TO WITHDRAW CONSENT
We may seek to rely on your consent in order to process certain personal data. Where we do so, you have the right not to provide your consent, and the right to withdraw your consent at any time. If you withdraw your consent, this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing conducted based on consent before its withdraw.
RIGHT OF ACCESS
You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not we collect or process personal data concerning you and, if this is the case, you have the right to request a copy of such personal data in digital format.
RIGHT OF RECTIFICATION
You have the right to require that we correct any inaccurate personal data concerning you, and that we complete incomplete personal data.
RIGHT OF ERASURE
In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that we erase personal data concerning you; for example, if it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was originally collected.
RIGHT TO RESTRICT PROCESSING
In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that we restrict the processing of the personal data that we have collected about you; for example, where you believe that the personal data that hold about you is not accurate or lawfully held.
RIGHT TO DATA PORTABILITY
In certain circumstances, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided us in a structured, commonly used, machine readable format, and the right to obtain that we transmit the data to another entity where technically feasible.
RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING
In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that we stop processing your personal data.
RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES
You have the right to request that we stop sending you marketing communications.
RIGHT NOT TO BE SUBJECT TO DECISIONS BASED SOLELY ON AUTOMATED PROCESSING THAT PRODUCE LEGAL EFFECTS
In certain circumstances, you have the right no to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – that produces legal effects or similarly affects you.
RIGHT TO COMPLAIN TO A SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY
You have the right to lodge complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that our processing of personal data relating to you infringes the GDPR.
This Website provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information about the visitor. You have the option of reviewing or removing your information from our database, and to no longer receive communication from us. If you request your account information be deleted from our database, we may maintain information about individual sales transactions for the purpose of record-keeping and servicing. You can send e-mail us at (email) or send mail to the following postal address: Attention: Please note that due to email production schedules, you may receive an e-mail message from us after you have provided your opt-out notice.