Last Updated: September 10, 2013
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Personal Information Collected
Use of Personal Information
One Billion Rising™ will never sell, rent, exchange or barter your personal information to or with any third party for financial gain or marketing purposes. Where you register as a Member and/or to access any of the One Billion Rising™ Offerings, we use the personal information that you make available to personalize your experience with the Site, facilitate the provision of the applicable One Billion Rising™ Offerings to you and for verification purposes. You also agree that we may contact you at any time, via e-mail or other means, with updates and/or any other information that we may deem appropriate for you to receive in connection with the Campaigns, your continued use of the One Billion Rising™ Offerings and to keep you informed of our other projects, efforts, causes and/or services.
In addition, if you identify yourself to us by sending us an email or some other communication with questions or comments, we may use such information (including personal information) to respond to your questions or comments, and we may file your questions or comments for future reference.
The personal information that you submit to One Billion Rising™ remains your property, but by making that personal information available to One Billion Rising™, you grant One Billion Rising™ the right, subject to applicable state and federal law, to use that personal information to send you email communications that contain certain information and/or promotional offers from One Billion Rising™ and certain charities, causes and third party partners that One Billion Rising™ believes may be of interest to you. If you wish to stop receiving future communications from us, please see the Opt-Out/Unsubscribe section below.
We may permit our third-party agents, service providers, vendors and subcontractors to access your personal information, but they are only permitted to do so in connection with performing services for us and/or to operate the One Billion Rising™ Offerings. They are not authorized to use that personal information for their own benefit.
We may also supplement the information that we collect with information from other sources to assist us in evaluating and improving the One Billion Rising™ Offerings, and to determine your preferences so that we can tailor the One Billion Rising™ Offerings to your needs.
We reserve the right to release current or past personal information: (a) in the event that we believe that the One Billion Rising™ Offerings are being, or have been, used in violation of the Terms and Conditions or to commit unlawful acts; (b) if the information is subpoenaed; provided, however, that, where permitted by applicable law, we shall provide you with e-mail notice, and opportunity to challenge the subpoena, prior to disclosure of any personal information pursuant to a subpoena; or (c) if we are sold, merged or acquired; provided, however, that if we are involved in a merger, acquisition or sale of all or a portion of our assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on the Site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices that you may have regarding your personal information.
Credit Card Transactions, Text Donations, Payments by Check or other Transactions
Member Content/Interactive Services/Social Media Websites
If you submit personal information via a Member Post, Member Submitted Video, Feedback by and through the Interactive Services, Member Content and/or any applicable Social Media Pages appearing on Social Media Websites, you should be aware that the personal information that you submit using such forums can be read, collected or used by other users of these forums (depending on your privacy settings, in the case of Social Media Websites), and could be used to send you unsolicited messages or otherwise contact you without your consent or desire. We are not responsible for the personal information that you choose to submit in these forums.
Further, by submitting Member Content, you: (a) represent and warrant that One Billion Rising’s™ use of your submission does not and will not breach any agreement, violate any law, violate any Social Media Website’s terms of service or infringe upon any third party’s rights; (b) agree that One Billion Rising™ is free to use in any manner all or part of the Member Content and/or other material on an unrestricted basis without the obligation to notify, identify or compensate you or anyone else; and (c) grant One Billion Rising™ all necessary rights, including a waiver of all copyright, trademark, privacy and moral rights, to use all Member Content and/or other material, in whole or in part, or as a derivative work, without any duty of One Billion Rising™ to anyone whatsoever.
Non-Personal Information Collection and Use
IP Addresses/Browser Type
We may collect certain non-personally identifiable information about you when you visit many of the pages of the Site. This non-personally identifiable information includes, without limitation, the type of browser that you use (e.g., Safari, Chrome, Internet Explorer), your IP address, the type of operating system that you use (e.g., Windows or iOS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Verizon, AT&T). We use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of the One Billion Rising™ Offerings and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze usage of the One Billion Rising™ Offerings.
One Billion Rising™ reserves the right to transfer aggregate or group data about users of the One Billion Rising™ Offerings for lawful purposes. Aggregate or group data is data that describes the demographics, usage or other characteristics of One Billion Rising™ Offerings users as a group, without disclosing personally identifiable information.
This Site may contain links to third-party owned and/or operated websites including, without limitation, the Social Media Websites. One Billion Rising™ is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. In some cases, you may be able to make a purchase through one of these third-party websites. In these instances, you may be required to provide certain information, such as a credit card number, to register or complete a transaction at such website. These third-party websites have separate privacy and data collection practices and One Billion Rising™ has no responsibility or liability relating to them.
We endeavor to safeguard and protect our end-users’ personal information. When end-users make personal information available to us, their personal information is protected both online and offline (to the extent that we maintain any personal information offline). The privacy of your personal information is very important to us. When our registration process asks users to submit credit card information, and when we transmit such credit card information, that information is encrypted and is protected with SSL encryption software.
Access to your personal information is strictly limited, and we take reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information is not accessible to the public. The servers that we store personal information in are kept in a secure physical environment. We also have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information under our control. Please be advised, however, that while we take every reasonable precaution available to protect your data, no storage facility, technology, software, security protocols or data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Computer hackers that circumvent our security measures may gain access to certain portions of your personal information, and technological bugs, errors and glitches may cause inadvertent disclosures of your personal information; provided, however, that any attempt to breach the security of the network, our servers, databases or other hardware or software constitutes a crime punishable by law. For the reasons mentioned above, we cannot warrant that your personal information will be absolutely secure. Any transmission of data at or through the Site is at your own risk.
All of our end-users’ personal information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees or third party agents who need the personal information to perform a specific job are granted access to personal information. Our employees are dedicated to ensuring the security and privacy of all user personal information. Employees not adhering to our firm policies are subject to disciplinary action. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, we shall notify you and any applicable regulatory agencies in the event that we learn of an information security breach with respect to your personal information. You will be notified via e-mail in the event of such a breach. Please be advised that notice may be delayed in order to address the needs of law enforcement, determine the scope of network damage, and to engage in remedial measures.
If you are the parent or guardian of a child under the age of thirteen (13) and you believe that your child has submitted personal information by and through the Site without your authorization, please Contact Us.
To opt-out of receiving e-mail communications from us, you can follow the instructions at the end of the applicable e-mail message or visit our subscription page.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may continue to contact you for the purpose of communicating information relating to your request for One Billion Rising™ Offerings, as well as to respond to any inquiry or request made by you. To opt-out of receiving One Billion Rising™ Offerings-related and inquiry response-related messages from One Billion Rising™, you must cease requesting and/or utilizing the One Billion Rising™ Offerings and cease submitting inquiries to One Billion Rising™, as applicable.
Deleting, Modifying and Updating Your Information
At your request, we will: (a) inform you of what personal information we have on file for you; (b) amend the personal information that we have on file for you; and/or (c) remove personal information that you have provided to us, or that we have collected. You may do so by e-mailing us. We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes).
Please be advised that deleting your personal information may terminate your access to certain of the One Billion Rising™ Offerings. If you wish to continue using the full complement of One Billion Rising™ Offerings, you may not be able to delete all of the personal information that we have on file for you.
Please be further advised that, after you delete your personal information, residual copies may take a period of time before they are deleted from our active servers and may remain in our backup systems.
Filing a Complaint with the Federal Trade Commission
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