Last Updated: November 14, 2018
By using the Site, you agree on behalf of yourself and any organization that you represent (together, “you”) that you have read and understand this Policy. We may modify this Policy at any time. All changes will be effective immediately upon posting to the Site. Material changes will be conspicuously posted on the Site or otherwise communicated to you. By using the Site after changes are posted, you agree to those changes.
We Collect Data You Provide
Personal Data. You can visit the Site without providing data that personally identifies you. If you elect to provide data that is identifiable to you as an individual (“Personal Data”), such as your name, email address, and/or phone number, we will collect and use it pursuant to this Policy and applicable law.
Personal Data is required to use certain Site features, for example, to contact us via email, phone, or our Contact Us form (where we may retain the content of your message and our response), and to submit donations.
Order & Payment Data. To make donations through the Site, you must submit your name, credit or debit card number, expiration date, security code, and billing address. All credit and debit card data is provided directly to our PCI-compliant third-party payment processor. We do not directly handle or store your credit/debit card data, but we may access third-party reports that contain portions of your credit/debit card number. We may maintain a record of your donations through the Site.
Marketing Communications. We may provide marketing communications. If you opt in to receive marketing communications from us, you must submit your name and email address. We use this data to provide you with promotional and other electronic and hard copy communications. We may use third-party providers to deliver communications to you. You may opt out of receiving such email marketing communications by using the unsubscribe link in the applicable email or contacting us at email@example.com with “Unsubscribe” in the subject line. To opt out of other forms of marketing, such as postal marketing or telemarketing, please contact us. Opting out of marketing communications does not opt you out of communications related to your account or transactions.
User-Generated Content. You are responsible for any comments, data, text, images, video, audio, and/or other content and material that you post on the Site (“User-Generated Content”). User-Generated Content that you provide is posted on the Site at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that User-Generated Content you provide will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. You understand that, even after removal, copies of User-Generated Content you have provided may remain viewable in cached and archived pages and may have been copied or stored by Internet archives and other Site users. User-Generated Content will be used for the purpose for which it was provided. For example, if you respond to a blog post, that information may be published to the site and publicly available.
Data Automatically Collected
IP Addresses, Cookies & Similar Tracking Technologies. When you use the Site, we and our Site vendors use various technologies such as cookies (i.e., small pieces of data stored on your device’s hard drive by your browser), web beacons, pixel tags, and other similar technologies to automatically collect internet protocol addresses assigned to the computers and other devices you use, your internet service provider, device ID number, approximate geographic location, browser type, Site pages visited, websites you access before and after visiting the Site, and data related to how and when you use the Site (e.g., date and time stamps, clickstream data, and data about search terms and websites that direct you to the Site). We may combine this Collected Data with other Collected Data (including Personal Data) and data obtained from third parties.
The Site may use session, persistent, and flash cookies (local stored objects) to collect and store data about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Site. Session cookies are used to complete transactions and for other purposes such as counting visits to certain webpages. Session cookies are eliminated when you exit your browser. Persistent cookies may be stored on your computer by your browser. When you log in, persistent cookies tell us whether you’ve visited the Site before or if you’re a new visitor.
Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amounts and types of data collected and the manner the data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove and cannot be used to manage Flash cookies. To learn about how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website here.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can disable this function, but disabling cookies may impact your use and enjoyment of the Site.
Due to the automatic collection of data using cookies, we do not honor “do not track” requests.
Analytics. We may occasionally enable and implement various analytics tools, such as Google Analytics, which is an analytics tool provided by Google to collect and process Collected Data consisting of certain telematics about your use of the Site. Google sets and reads cookies to collect such Collected Data and your web browser will automatically send such Collected Data to Google. Google uses this data to provide us with reports that we use to improve the Site’s structure and content.
For more data on how Google uses data, visit Google’s Policy and Google’s page on “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.” You may download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for each web browser you use. Using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not prevent the use of other analytics tools. For more data about Google Analytics cookies, visit Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites.
Online Behavioral Advertising. We may occasionally use advertising networks and services provided by third-party vendors. These services collect certain data related to your interactions with the Site and other websites across the internet and use such data to target personal content and advertisements for goods and services. The data collected may be associated with your Personal Data. The targeted content and advertisements may appear on the Site and on other websites and may be sent to you via email. Advertising networks often gather data about consumers who view advertisements to make inferences about a consumer’s interests and preferences, which enables their computers to deliver advertisements directly targeted to the consumer’s specific interests. This practice is often referred to as “online behavioral advertising.”
To change your preferences with respect to certain online ads and to obtain more data about third-party ad networks and online behavioral advertising, please visit the National Advertising Initiative Consumer opt-out page or the Digital Advertising Alliance Self-Regulatory Program. Please remember that changing your settings with individual browsers or ad networks will not necessarily carry over to other browsers or ad networks.
Social Media. We are active on social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn (“Social Media”). You have the opportunity to comment on Social Media regarding SKYGEN Foundation and the programs and services we offer. Any content you post on Social Media will be treated as non-confidential information. We may post (or re-post) on the Site and our Social Media pages any comments or content that you post on our Social Media pages.
The Site allows you to connect to and share information with various Social Media. These features may require us to implement cookies, plug-ins, and APIs provided by such Social Media to facilitate those communications and features.
Anything you post on Social Media is public information. YOU AGREE TO HOLD SKYGEN FOUNDATION AND ITS AFFILIATES HARMLESS AND WITHOUT LIABILITY FOR THE RESULTS OF ANY AND ALL CONTENT YOU POST ON SKYGEN FOUNDATION'S SOCIAL MEDIA.
Your use of Social Media and the collection, use, and sharing of Personal Data is governed by the privacy policies and terms of the third parties that own and operate those sites and NOT by this Policy. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of Social Media providers.
The Site may also use the advertising services and networks offered by Social Media to deliver advertising content. Use of these services requires Social Media to implement cookies or pixel tags to deliver ads to you while you are accessing the Site.
Data from Other Sources. We obtain data about individuals from various third-party companies and public sources and we may combine this data with Personal Data or other Collected Data. This enhances our existing data about our users and customers (e.g., adding address data).
How We Use & Share Collected Data
Beyond the uses and sharing described above, SKYGEN Foundation and its vendors may use and disclose Collected Data as described below. We do not sell or rent Collected Data except as stated in this Policy and as permitted by applicable law.
Purpose Collected & Communication with You. We use and share Collected Data for the purpose for which it was collected. For example, if you make a donation through the Site, we use Collected Data to communicate with you regarding your donation. If you contact us for support or assistance, we may use Collected Data to contact you and assist you with your request.
Vendors & Consultants. We may share your Personal Data and other Collected Data with our affiliates, third-party vendors, service providers, suppliers, agents, distributors, sales representatives, and other partners (including Site management, Site hosting, contact hosts, payment processing, and email services) that provide data processing services to us (e.g., to support the delivery of, provide functionality on, or help to enhance the security of the Site or our services) or who otherwise process Personal Data for purposes described in this Policy or communicated to you when we collect Collected Data. Our vendors are authorized to and may use and disclose Collected Data as necessary to provide the applicable services to us and as provided by their own privacy policies.
Aggregated Data. We may use Collected Data (including Personal Data) to create anonymous aggregate data. We may use and share such aggregate data with our affiliates, vendors, and other third parties to: (1) analyze, develop, and improve the content, materials, and services that we make available, (2) inform business strategies, (3) understand the Site’s demographics and user preferences, (4) customize users’ Site experience, and (5) for other lawful purposes.
Security & Protection of Rights. We may use Collected Data and share it with third parties if we believe it is necessary to operate the Site or to protect our rights or the rights of others, including disclosing data necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action if our contracts, terms, or policies are violated or if required by law.
Business Transactions. All Collected Data is exclusively our property. If we undergo a change or contemplated change in control, acquisition, merger, reorganization, or asset sale, all Collected Data may be transferred, sold, shared, or otherwise disclosed to any potential and actual successors, which will be bound by this Policy as it applies to Collected Data.
With Your Consent. With your consent, we may use or share Collected Data in ways not specifically described in this Policy.
Data We Do Not Intend to Collect
Special Categories of Personal Data. “Special Data” is any data that reveals your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, or that involves genetic or biometric data or data concerning health or sexual orientation. We do not intend to collect any Special Data from you. Please refrain from providing Special Data to us.
Children. We are committed to protecting children’s privacy. The Site is not directed at children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect, use, or share data from children under 13. If a parent or legal guardian learns their child provided us with Personal Data without his or her consent, please contact us.
We use commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures to help secure all Collected Data against loss, misuse, and alteration. While we cannot guarantee it, we use industry-standard protections to help safeguard against such occurrences. If a breach of our systems occurs, we will notify you of the breach only if and as required under applicable law.
YOU UNDERSTAND THAT NO DATA TRANSMISSION OVER THE INTERNET OR A MOBILE DEVICE CAN BE GUARANTEED TO BE 100% SECURE. WHILE WE STRIVE TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OF PERSONAL DATA AND YOU PROVIDE PERSONAL DATA AT YOUR OWN RISK.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this Policy, contact us at:
SKYGEN International Foundation
W140 N8981 Lilly Rd.
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051, USA