33 Forever, Inc. has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and security. The following discloses our information collection and use practices for this web site: www.33forever.life.
- 33 Forever does not collect personally identifiable information about you other than what you freely share. We do log the IP address of every computer that visits our site as part of our normal site usage tracking.
- You have the option of entering personally-identifiable information about yourself as you interact with the web site, including name, address, demographic data such as age and income, interests, etc. 33 Forever uses this information to help us understand who our site users are and how we may better target and tailor our services.
- 33 Forever does not share any of your personally-identifiable information outside the 33 Forever organization.
- You retain full control over all information you share about yourself, and may remove or request removal of this information at any time.
- You retain full control over what types of e-mail communication you receive from 33 Forever, and may opt to discontinue e-mail correspondence at any time.
- You have the option to share personally identifiable information about yourself with other visitors to the web site. These options are clearly labeled as such, e.g. the 33 Forever Donate pages. You may remove or request removal of any such information you share.
- Anytime you enter personally-identifiable information, not intended to be shared publicly, such as password, address, or credit card number, this information is sent to 33 Forever over a secure connection.
- 33 Forever uses generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to us.
The 33 Forever web site does not collect any personally-identifiable information about our site visitors, other than information that visitors freely enter.
The one exception to this is that, like most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, computer operating system, web browser type (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.), Internet service provider, referring/exiting pages, date/time stamp, and clickstream data (i.e., which pages are visited, page load times, error messages, etc.). These log files are stored indefinitely and are analyzed to help us understand how our site is being used.
This information in and of itself is not sufficient to identify site visitors in any personal way. However, in the event that you experience difficulty using our web site, we may use your IP address in connection with your personal information to perform troubleshooting. Also, in the event that criminal behavior is suspected, 33 Forever may provide this information to law enforcement, who could potentially trace it back to you through your Internet service provider.
Access to certain areas of the 33 Forever web site may at some point require the creation of a sign-in account or accounts.
The IP address of all users who sign-in is logged. This is done to enable us to troubleshoot sign-in or access problems for registered users.
33 Forever does not trade, share or sell a donor’s personal information to third parties, nor do we send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all donors, online and offline.
If you make a donation online at our web site, you are required to enter personal contact information and credit card information. We use this information to process your donation and send you a confirmation receipt. This information will not be sold or shared with outside parties.
We also add you to our donor database, from which you may receive periodic fundraising appeals via postal mail or e-mail. This is outside of your general opt-in preference for e-mail from 33 Forever as indicated on your subscriptions page.
If you wish to be removed from our mailing list, please contact us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or at the address below.
Online Event Registration:
If you register for an event at our web site, you must first activate a sign-in account. Additionally, you must enter credit card information. We use this information to register you, to send you a confirmation, and to do any subsequent follow-up about the event.
You are also added to a mailing list, from which you may receive announcements about future events via postal mail or e-mail. This is outside of your general opt-in preference for e-mail from 33 Forever as indicated on your subscriptions page. If you wish to be removed from this mailing list, please contact us via e-mail at email@example.com or at the address below.
A “cookie ” is a small file that a web site can place on your computer. If your Web browser accepts cookies, the 33 Forever web site places cookies when you visit. In order to sign in to the 33 Forever web site, you must accept cookies from 33 Forever. Cookies are used to present you with a better experience and to remember your preferences, such as Remember Me.
Also, clicking the “Logout” link from the top of any page on the web site other than the home page will remove your contact ID from your cookie, and will prevent others from using your sign-in account. Again, no personally-identifiable information is stored in the cookie itself, and the only purpose the cookie is used for is to track whether or not you are signed in as you move around the 33 Forever web site. You can remove 33 Forever’s cookie at any time by following the directions provided in your Internet browser’s “Help ” file.
Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs):
We employ a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. Web beacons/Web bugs) in many of our e-newletters and other e-mail communications that help us measure the effectiveness of our efforts. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track which users have opened which e-mail messages. It is possible for us to tie the information provided by clear gifs to your personally-identifiable information, though we do not routinely do so. We are primarily interested in the aggregate effectiveness of our various e-communication efforts.
Many links within e-mail communications you receive from us, have a tracking ID at the end. This enables us to measure how often certain links are clicked on to gauge overall interest in the email camplaign. From e-mails, or from the web site when you are signed in, it is possible for us to tie the information provided by tracking IDs to your personally-identifiable information, though we do not routinely do so. We are primarily interested in the aggregate effectiveness of our various online efforts.
33 Forever does not share any personally identifiable information about you with anyone outside of 33 Forever. The information we collect is used internally to help us serve you better. You have the option to update, revise, or have deleted any personal information you have shared with 33 Forever. For specific information about how information is used, please see the section above.
Communications From The Site:
When you create a free sign-in account on the web site, we will send you a confirmation e-mail to verify your user name and password. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, confirm the actions you have taken (online transactions, etc.), and to manage your account. We will communicate with you via e-mail, or we may communicate with you via telephone if we cannot reach you via e-mail.
General Announcements And Promotions:
We will occasionally send you information on special events, news, or opportunities. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications. Please see “Choice and Opt-Out “
If you subscribe to one of our e-newsletters, we will use your name and e-mail address to send it to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option to unsubscribe. Please see “Choice and Opt-Out “
Other E-Mail Notifications:
You may also choose to receive other types of e-mail from 33 Forever, related to particular features on the site.
Choice And Opt-Out:
We provide several opportunities for you to control the amount of personally-identifiable information you share with us, and the use of that information:
Each e-mail you receive from us will state the reason you are receiving the message and how to opt-out of future such messages.
Please contact 33 Forever directly if you wish to be removed from any postal mailing lists, or you may also respond to the return address on the information you received, as it may have come from 33 Forever.
Personally-identifiable information that you provide 33 Forever will only be used internally by 33 Forever and may be shared among its offices. This includes your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, information preferences, and demographic information.
In the course of providing our services, 33 Forever relies on certain trusted business partners to perform certain tasks, such as handling mass mailings, delivering e-communications, processing payments, etc. This involves transferring information about you in paper or electronic form. 33 Forever makes every effort to ensure the trustworthiness and best business practices of these partners. These agents and third parties are prohibited from using your personally-identifiable information for any other purpose.
Links To Other Sites:
This web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by 33 Forever. Please be aware that we, 33 Forever, are not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally-identifiable information.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally-identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and /or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.
Browsers And Internet Security
Any time you enter or provide personal information on our web site, we encrypt it using Secure Socket Layer ( “SSL “) technology. SSL protects information as it crosses the Internet. To support this technology, you need an SSL-capable browser.
You can tell if you are visiting a secure area within a web site by looking at the lock or key symbol in your browser address window. If the address of the page begins with “https:// “, it is secure. Occasionally, the page you enter data on may not be secure, but by submitting the information you activate a secure connection and thus your data is submitted securely.
If you need a strong encryption browser, you can go to the Microsoft web site or the Netscape web site to download the latest Internet Explorer or Navigator browser. We do not recommend the use of beta browser versions.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100 percent secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.