Nourish International values you and respects your privacy. We collect information to support our relationship with you, improve our services, and communicate about promotions or special services. Nourish International recognizes that we must maintain and use information responsibly.
We collect information when you visit our website, create an account, edit your account information or donate to a pool. Some of this information is technical information that is automatically logged by our servers.
Creating a nourishinternational.org Account
When you create an account on our website, we collect basic information about you – your name and email address. You can choose to provide additional information, such as your mailing address, a photo, and university.
Making a Donation
When you make an online donation on nourishinternational.org, we collect personal information such as your name, billing address, and email address, if you have not already provided these details. We collect information about your donation, including the Chapter or Program you are donating to and the amount of your donation. You may choose to provide the email address of friends that you ask us to notify about your use of the nourishinternational.org website. We also collect (but do not retain) credit card numbers, which are processed by a third-party payment vendor subject to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards.
Contests, Promotions, and Surveys
Periodically, nourishinternational.org may invite you to participate in contests, take advantage of special promotions, and complete online surveys. If you have created a Nourish International account or profile, information we collect from these contests, promotions, and surveys may be associated with you personally.
Certain Nourish programs require a fee and extra information for participation. These fees are non-refundable.
Like most websites, our servers automatically collect certain technical information when you visit our site, including your Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your visit, the referring URL, and, if you have visited our Site before, one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. We also collect information about your activities on the site, such as the pages you access.
In order to collect this information, the site places a cookie on your hard drive. A â€œcookieâ€ is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.
Use of Information
Nourish International uses the personal information that you provide, and the technical information logged by our servers to process your donations, to:
deliver the notifications described above;
notify your friends and family about your donation if you ask us to;
improve your experience (such as remembering your name, the items in your shopping cart, or your preferences);
contact you regarding your donation(s) and other aspects of the service;
operate the site and our business; and
compile aggregate statistics that allow us to understand how visitors use our site, and to make improvements in design and content to better serve you.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We will share your personal information with our agents, representatives, service providers and contractors in order to process your donations, offer you services in connection with our website, communicate news and information about Nourish Internatioinal, provide customer service, enhance and improve customers’ donor experiences, and complete financial transactions. These service providers are authorized to use your information only to the extent necessary to serve these purposes, or as otherwise authorized by this policy.
Unless you ask us not to, we also share your personal information when you make a donation:
To the Leader of the Chapter or Program you donated to.
Aside from the purposes described above, we will not disclose your personal information without your consent, unless: (1) we need to respond to a subpoena, court order or legal process; (2) an emergency situation requires disclosure before your permission can be obtained (e.g., situations involving potential threats to personal safety), or; (3) we determine that disclosure is needed to protect our rights or property, or the rights or property of another person.
We may share aggregated demographic and statistical information with our other partners. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
Information about Children Under 13
nourishinternational.org is a general audience website, and does not collect information about a visitor’s age.
Viewing and Updating Your Information on www.nourishinternational.org
You can access your account information at any time by logging in to your account. You can make changes to your information and update your account at any time.
You can also unsubscribe from Nourish International communications at any time by sending an unsubscribe email as described at the bottom of every Nourish International communications, or by updating your subscriptions on the My Account page.
Links to Other Websites
You should take additional steps to safeguard your personal information online. To learn more about how to protect yourself, visit the Federal Trade Commission website.
Nourish International understands the importance of keeping your information secure and confidential. We have implemented policies and procedures designed to help safeguard your information. When you make a donation, information about your credit card is transmitted using SSL.
This policy was last modified on January 24, 2012
You may contact us by using the “Contact Us” links on the footer of our site. We try to reply promptly to every message we receive. This information is used to respond directly to your questions or comments. We also may file your comments and share them with our customer care team to improve our service in the future.
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