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Last updated: March 1, 2021
Your privacy is important to Retina Foundation of the Southwest (“Retina Foundation” or “we”) and we know that you care about how your personal information is used and shared.
Contact Form: https://retinafoundation.org/contact-us/
This policy applies to information we collect:
• On our Site: retinafoundation.org;
• In email, text and other electronic messages between you and the Site;
• In person through the use of or participation in our Services.
This policy does not apply to information collected:
• On any other website operated by any third party; or
• By any third party, including through any application or content that may link to or be accessible from or on our Site.
Collection of Information
Retina Foundation also actively and passively gathers, analyzes and/or stores some Personal Information and other information through various other sources and methods, including without limitation, device information gathered when you visit the Site through mechanisms that identify site usage, browser types, IP addresses, and other usage information as set forth below. An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer or network when you are linked to the Internet. When you request pages from this Site, our Site may log your IP address. We may use IP address for a number of purposes, such as system administration, to report aggregate information or to audit the use of the Site. We may associate your IP address with the Personal Information you provide.
When you apply for or receive Services from us, you will be asked to provide Personal Information and health information in the intake form. The information requested through the form will be used to provide the Services and will be subject to the consent form that you will also fill out to receive the services. The Personal Information and health information shall only be used to provide the Services and for related research purposes.
When you provide a donation to Retina Foundation, we may ask for personal information such as your name, mailing and billing address, zip code, phone number, billing information, email address and any other information required to complete your donation. In doing so, we use technology from third parties, including Stripe and Blackbaud, to help process your donation.
We hold strictly all information concerning donors and prospects, including names, addresses, names of beneficiaries, nature and value of estates, amounts of provisions or gifts, etc., unless the donor or prospect grants permission to use selective information for purposes of referral, testimonial, example, recognition, or publicity.
We will not sell or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other organizations, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.
Our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation when processed through a third-party service provider for special events and giving days.
We will maintain complete and accurate supporter records as required by law.
We will use our best efforts to comply with the expressed wishes of any supporter who does not want their name used in any promotional material, wishes their name removed from solicitation and other mailing lists, or wishes their gifts or services to remain anonymous.
Cookies and Tracking Technologies
When your computer or mobile device contacts our web servers (for example, when you visit this Site, or view an HTML e-mail), our web servers automatically collect usage information (“Usage Information”). Such usage information includes information about how our visitors use and navigate our Site. It can include aggregate information such as the number and frequency of visitors to each page and the length of their stays, browser type, and referrer data that identifies the web page visited prior and subsequent to visiting our Site. We also may determine the applicable technology available in order to serve you the most appropriate version of the Site, a web page, e-mail, or similar service.
Retina Foundation does not engage in the collection of Personal Information over time and across third-party websites, and we do not permit third parties to gather information passively on our Sites for behavioral advertising purposes.
How We Use the Information We Collect
Retina Foundation uses Usage Information to analyze and improve this Site and to provide you with a more fulfilling and relevant experience. Retina Foundation shall own non-personal Usage Information and may maintain copies of such as part of its records indefinitely.
Visitors to our website who provide us with their name and email address may be added to our mailing list, from which they can be removed or modified at any time by following the instructions that are found in our electronic communications or by contacting us at 214.363.3911.
Sharing Your Information
We may disclose aggregated, non-personal Usage Information about our users without restriction.
Opt-Out of the Access to Personal Information
If you do not wish to have your Personal Information used by Retina Foundation as noted above, please notify Retina Foundation directly at email@example.com or by calling us at 214.363.3911. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Retina Foundation may be required to use your Personal Information to provide Services, complete transactions requested by you, or to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation under process of law, or as otherwise required by law and/or to protect against legal liability.
Please note that the limitations on Retina Foundation’s use of Personal Information and Usage Information as set forth above do not apply in the event of a transfer of Retina Foundation’s assets, and Usage Information and Personal Information owned or in the possession of Retina Foundation may be transferred, distributed or sold as part of Retina Foundation or its assets, except as prohibited by law. However, in the event of such a transfer Retina Foundation will take steps to ensure that the buyer agrees to abide by the privacy obligations herein.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
Site users may request access to, review or modify their Personal Information maintained by Retina Foundation by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling us at 214.363.3911. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect or if the identity of the requesting party cannot be verified.
Retina Foundation has implemented security measures to help protect against the risk of loss, misuse and alteration of any Usage Information or Personal Information under Retina Foundation’s control. Nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the Site, and Retina Foundation is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such security failures. By using this Site, you understand that there is a risk that data and communications, including email and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet. The foregoing does not affect any liability that cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Your California Privacy Rights
Under California law, a California resident with whom Retina Foundation has an established relationship has the right to request certain information with respect to the types of personal information Retina Foundation has shared with third parties for their direct marketing purposes (if any), and the identities of those third parties, within the immediately preceding calendar year, subject to certain exceptions. In response to a written request, Retina Foundation is allowed to provide a cost-free means to opt-out of such sharing.
Since Retina Foundation does not provide your Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes, it is not necessary for us to establish this procedure; however, if you do not want Retina Foundation to use your Personal Information to provide information about our programs, please follow the cost-free opt-out procedures in this policy.
Site Location; Transfer of Information to the United States
Information of Children
Our Site is not directed to children under the age of 13 years. We will not request personally identifiable information from anyone whom we know to be under the age of 13 through the Site. By using our Site, you represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years old. If we become aware that a Site user is under the age of 13 and has registered without prior verifiable parental consent, we will remove his or her Personal Information. If you are providing information of a minor in connection with Services, your provision of such information will be subject to the applicable Consent Form.
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Nevada Privacy Rights
Nevada residents may opt out of the sale of their covered information, as those terms are defined in Nevada law, by submitting such request to our designated email address: email@example.com; however, please note that we do not sell your covered information as defined by Nevada law.
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