PRIVACY POLICY

Updated 1 May, 2020.

PRIVACY & GDPR COMPLIANCE NOTICE

Helping Kids Rise (“the Company”, “us”, “we”, or “our”), operates the website helpingkidsrise.org. We may change or add to this privacy notice, so we encourage you to come back and read it periodically. Helping Kids Rise is the data controller that resides PO Box  290302; Columbia, SC 29929. For more information about the general use terms for Helping Kids Rise, please review our Terms of Use and Disclosure Statement.

This privacy notice governs the website Helping Kids Rise, an organization based in the United States, and informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data. This privacy notice only covers information collected through this site and via direct communications between you and Helping Kids Rise. It does not cover any information collected at any other website, application or other communication methods such as when you call us, write us, or in any other manner. Your privacy is very important to us.

SPECIAL NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AND THE UNITED KINGDOM

This notice is intended to provide you with information about how Helping Kids Rise collects, uses, and distributes information that we collect from you. Nothing in this notice should be construed as amending, modifying, replacing, or otherwise affecting the terms and conditions of any transactions between you and Helping Kids Rise, except that to the extent any such terms and conditions are inconsistent with the General Data Privacy Regulations of the European Union and the equivalent rules of the United Kingdom and any other applicable jurisdiction (altogether, the “GDPR”) those terms and conditions are VOID.

 
DATA WE COLLECT FROM YOU

While using our site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personal data that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Any information that you enter into any text field on any webpage on the domain www.helpingkidsrise.org will be collected by Helping Kids Rise for internal use except where noted otherwise in this notice.

Personal Data may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address

  • First name and last name

  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City

  • Pictures or videos you submit

If you unsubscribe from our email list or deactivate your account, the company may retain certain of this information for future use, including for counting the number of customer accounts that have been deactivated, unless you instruct us otherwise.

 
INFORMATION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY

Like many websites, we and our third party service providers, such as advertising and analytics providers, use cookies, web beacons and other data technologies to receive and store certain types of information when you interact with us through your computer or mobile device. Using these technologies helps us recognize you, customize your experience and make relevant marketing messages.

 

Here are some of the types of information we collect:

Log & Device data. When you visit our site, we may automatically record information (“log data”), including information that your browser sends whenever you visit our site. This log data may include your web address you came from or are going to, your device model, operating system, browser type, unique device identifier, IP address, mobile network carrier, and time zone or location.

Our third party service providers may provide us information that tells us how our marketing ads, often placed on third party sites, performed and who clicked on them. This information does not identify any specific individual and is generally non-identifying. If we were to associate it with you we would treat it as personal data.

Cookie data. We may use “cookies” (a small text file sent by your computer each time you visit our site) or similar technologies to record log data. Many browsers default to accepting cookies. You may be able to change this setting in your browser and you can also clear your cookies. If you do, you may lose some functionality of our site. Check your browser’s help function to learn more about your cookie setting options.

We may use the following types of cookies:

  • Analytics:These cookies collect information about who is visiting our site and how users engage with our site. This information does not identify any individual user. It is aggregated and anonymous. Information included in this analysis is number of visitors to our site, referring websites, pages visited while on this site, time of day visited our site, if this is a new or repeat visitor, and other comparable information. This information is used to help us understand the usage of our site, improve and operate our services more efficiently and to monitor the activity on our site. Please see below for a listing of our analytics providers.

  • Advertising cookies:These cookies allow you to track browsing habits as you visit the site. Based on your browsing history and with our permission, we use third party advertising partners who can then display to you a relevant ad when you are on a third party site such as a social media platform. Within these cookies, we may also know your precise location such as latitude, longitude, Geo IP, and other location specific information. Please see below for your choices on cookies in the use of advertising.

  • Essential cookies: These cookies help run our site and make your experience better. These include cookies that allow you access to a “members only” part of the site or help the content of our site load quickly. These cookies are only used to provide you with these services.

  • Functionality cookies:These cookies allow the site to remember preferences you have selected such as login details or other selections you may have made. These are designed to make it easier to use our site and not have to set the same preferences every time.

  • Social Media cookies: We use social media tools on our site and these cookies allow the social media network to record when you have liked or engaged with a social media tool on our site. In some situations, the social network may send us data that you have set to share. If you do not want the social media network to share information with us, please check your privacy settings with the social media network.

  • Affiliate Cookies: This site uses affiliate marketing. When you click on an affiliate link and make a purchase through our affiliate partners, a commission may be paid to Helping Kids Rise. Our affiliate partners use cookies to track your purchase and credit the commission to Helping Kids Rise.

  • To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from us if your computer supports such capabilities. You can opt out of receiving emails from us.

  • We might also use a pixel tag, which is a small graphic file that allows us and third parties to monitor the use of the site and provide us with information based on your interaction with the site. These tags may collect the IP address from the device which you loaded the page and the browser type. Pixel tags are also used by our third parties to collect information when you visit our site, the links and other actions you take on our site, and we may use this information in combination with cookies to display targeted advertisements.

  • Other data technologies may be used that collect comparable information for security and fraud detection purposes.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We may use information that we collect about you to:

  • Provide our Products and Services.

  • Understand and improve our products. We will perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content OR products, services, or content offered by others. We do this to help make our products better and to develop new products.

  • Communicate with you. We may send you emails about new product features or other news about us or on topics relevant to products or services you purchased or that you opted in to receive. You may opt out of these at any time. Visit the Your Choices section below.

  • Responding to your requests. We will also use your information to respond to your questions or comments.

    • We may contact you to inform you about changes in our services, our service offering and other important service related notices such as changes to the privacy policy or about security or fraud notices.

  • We may develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our products and services on our site and on other sites;

  • We also may use your information to manage our business, to comply with legal or regulatory obligations, or perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

 
THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS SHARING AND DISCLOSURES

Protecting your privacy is very important to us. We never sell your information to anyone. Also, we do not share your personal information with others except as indicated within this policy or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared. We will share your information in the following ways:

With third party service providers, agents, or contractors. We use other companies, agents or contractors (“Service Providers”) to perform services on our behalf or to assist us with providing services to you. For example, we may engage Service Providers to provide services such as marketing, advertising, communications, infrastructure and IT services, to provide customer service, to collect debts, and to analyze and enhance data (including data about users’ interactions with our service). These Service Providers may have access to your personal or other information in order to provide these functions. In addition, some of the information we request may be collected by third party providers on our behalf. We do not authorize them to use or disclose your personal information except in connection with providing their services.

Analytics: Specifically for analytics providers, we use Google Analytics. Google Analytics which is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

We may use Google Analytics to establish general audience demographics in order to attract advertisers for sponsored post campaigns, product features, or other advertising.

Advertising: We may use third-party Service Providers to show advertisements, which may include targeted advertisements on a third party site after you have visited our website. We and the third party service providers use cookies to inform, optimize, measure performance serve ads based on your previous visits to our site. Any tracking that a third party performs is subject to their own privacy notice.

Please note at this time, we comply with industry standards and do not recognize automated browser signals regarding tracking mechanisms, which may include “do not track” instructions.

Google AdWords: This website currently uses or plans to use Google AdWords in the future. Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page at http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

YouTube: This website embeds content from YouTube, and clicking on certain links may send you to YouTube to view a video. You can adjust your YouTube Privacy settings in your individual YouTube account.

Transfer of Data: This site is operated in the United States. If you are located in another jurisdiction, please know that your information will be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States. By using this site and providing us with information, you consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your information in the United States. It is important to note that the privacy laws in the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in other countries such as the European Union. Our service providers use appropriate safeguards to transfer your personal data to the United States.

Security: We use reasonable administrative, logical, physical and managerial measures to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and unauthorized access, use and modification. Unfortunately, no measures can be guaranteed to provide 100% security. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of your information.

Sensitive Data: We request that you do not send us any sensitive data such as social security or national identification numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health data, biometrics or genetic, criminal background or trade union membership information. If you do send us this information, then you are consenting to its processing in accordance with this privacy notice. To avoid processing of sensitive data, do not submit it.

Our policy on children’s information: Our site is not directed to children under 16. If you learn that your minor child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us.

Your Choices
INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXERCISING YOUR RIGHT TO INSTRUCT US TO FORGET YOUR INFORMATION

We aim to take reasonable steps so you can correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.

We also outline the following choices for exercising your rights:

  • E-mail. Subscribing to our email list is voluntary. We periodically send newsletters, links to new website content, special offers and discounts from partners, promotions, and products, and members-only incentives. You may opt out at any time.

  • Your browser’s help function should contain instructions on how to set your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or to not receive cookies at any time

 

Changes to the Policy

We may change this policy from time to time, and if we do we’ll post any changes on this page. If you continue to visit our site after those changes are in effect, you agree to the revised policy. If the changes are significant, we may provide more prominent notice or get your consent on the new policy.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or comments about this policy, please contact us at helpingkidsrise@gmail.com

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