Last updated January 7, 2017
Our Commitment To Privacy
The Information We Collect
You may have accessed Global Paint for Charity by visiting www.globalpaints.org, by using our mobile application, or through the site of one of our third-party partners with whom we have teamed to provide collection, fundraising or volunteering services (collectively, the “Services“), such as a Global Paint co-branding partner or a corporate partner (collectively, “Partners“). This notice applies to all information you submit to Global Paint for Charity through the Services. Please note that we cannot be responsible for the information you submit directly to third parties, including our Partners, who may have their own posted policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of your information. We urge you to review the policies of our Partners through whom you may access our services.
The types of information, including without limitation personal information, (“Information“) we may collect from users through the Services are:
For Agencies who use the Services to host fundraiser events or volunteer opportunities we may collect:
How We Use Information
We do not sell, rent, or trade our user Information (whether corporate, volunteer, administrator, or nonprofit users) to outside parties. We use the Information we collect about you to provide and improve the Services, make and process donations, respond to your requests, and to provide information to you about Global Paint for Charity and related industry topics.
Please be aware that, to the extent required to provide our services, we share your Information with individual users, Agencies, our third-party service providers, or our Partners, as applicable. We may use our email lists for sending out GPC outbound communications. We also reserve the right to use your Information to send you transactional e-mails, and you cannot opt out of receiving transactional e-mails without deleting your account (by email us at email@example.com).
Please note that any feedback or comments provided by you on the Web site may be generally accessibly by any visitor to the Web site. Therefore, please take care when posting feedback or comments to the site, as you will forfeit the privacy of that information.
If you are an user, we may also use your Information in the following ways:
If you indicate to us that you are interested in making a paint donation or sending a free paint request form or complete the volunteer form, the information we gather from you will be used to provide you with the Services and permit you to: communicate and access the Global Paint for Charity services.
If you indicate to us that you are interested in a particular service or volunteer activities and provide us with your Information using the one of our form, we will forward your Information to the Agency that offering that service or opportunity so that the Agency can contact you regarding your potential and interest, and, if the particular Agency (including an Agency that is a Partner) has a regional or national office or is closely affiliated with or a member of a related Agency (each, an “Affiliate“), then we may also share your Information with the applicable Affiliate. Each such Agency, however, has its own policies regarding collection and use of personal information and we are not responsible for their use of your Information. For more about an Agency’s policy, please contact them directly using the contact information posted for that Agency on our Web site.
To the extent that you have provided any Information to us through our Services regarding our services and volunteer opportunities associated with one of our Partners or have accessed the Services through a Partner, we may share your Information and connection history with the applicable Partner. Each of our Partners has its own policies regarding the collection and use of personal information, and Global Paint for Charity is not responsible for their use of your Information. Furthermore, our Partners may collect additional information from you, independent of globalpaints.org, in connection with our services.
If you are an Agency, we may also use your Information in the following ways:
If you submit Information to us as an Agency, then, subject to the terms and conditions as a donor, done or nonprofit beneficiary, your Information (excluding your EIN number) will be accessible by anyone who need that information to assist you. In addition, we may share your Information, including your EIN number, with selected Partners in order to verify your Agency’s identity and tax status prior making a donation.
Third-party Access and Use
We share aggregate information about our users with certain third parties. This information shows user activity at a group level, rather than on an individual basis.
Due to factors beyond our control, however, we cannot fully ensure that your Information will not be disclosed to third parties. For example, we may be legally obligated to disclose Information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may circumvent our security measures to unlawfully intercept or access your Personal Information.
We welcome Partners, Donors, and Volunteers of all ages, including children under the age of thirteen. Due to our status as a non-profit organization, we are not required to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). However, we strongly encourage our volunteers aged thirteen and under to use our Services only with parental consent and supervision.
Cookies and Analytics
You can set your web browser to prompt you before you accept a cookie, accept cookies automatically or reject all cookies. However, if you choose not to accept cookies from this web site, then you may not be able to access and use all or part of this web site or benefit from the information and services which it offers.
Pages on the Services and emails that Global Paint for Charity sends to you may contain small image files called web beacons. Web beacons are used as a mechanism to help us track your visits to our site and whether or not you open our emails. In addition, we use several third-party services that embed web beacons on our site for similar tracking purposes. These third-party services are used to provide additional features to users, such as the ability to share content on our site with your social network.
The Services contains links to other third-party sites. Global Paint for Charity is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third-party sites.
How You Can Delete Your Information
If you complete a form on our website and would like to have your Information deleted from our database, you may contact Community Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Choices Regarding your Information and Newsletters & Communications
Subscriptions to Global Paint for Charity newsletters and Opportunity Alerts are optional and Global Paint for Charity allows Agencies, volunteers, subscribers or other users to unsubscribe from these newsletters and alerts at any time. In each newsletter we provide instructions regarding how to opt-out from receiving future newsletter mailings. You can change your alert settings by visiting the Opportunity Alert section of the Services. You can also email us at email@example.com to remove your name from our newsletter subscription data base and ensure that you will cease receiving future newsletters from us.
We may also use our email lists for sending out other non-promotional Global Paint for Charity outbound communications such as product enhancements, tool upgrades, or service availability. Registered Partners are required to receive these communications.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of Information, we have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures in an effort to safeguard and secure the Information we collect online. If you have any questions about our data security or data retention practices, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will work to provide you with the answers you require.
Changes to Policy
How To Contact Us
We appreciate your questions or comments about this privacy statement, the practices of the Services, or your dealings with Global Paint for Charity. We also want to work carefully with you to resolve any disputes or issues you might have. Please send email to email@example.com or you can send a letter mail to Global Paint for Charity, PO BOX 48855 Atlanta, GA 30362 USA.