If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should contact info@LeaveNoVeteranBehind.org .
Notice of Information We Collect and How We Use It
Leave No Veteran Behind collects information from visitors of its website, including the information you provide to us by submitting information to us through use of the site.
Leave No Veteran Behind may use this information and the information you provide to us when you visit the site for our internal review, fund raising, research, marketing and promotional purposes, press inquiries or aggregate statistical analysis and site customization.
In general, you can browse the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you give us your personal information, you are no longer anonymous to us.
Anonymous Information We Collect About Visitors
We automatically track certain information based upon your behavior on the Site. We use this information to do internal research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our community.
Like many Web sites, we automatically gather certain information about our Site traffic and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the Site, to track users’ movements around the Site and to gather demographic information about our user base.
We do not link this automatically collected data to personally identifiable information.
We use a third-party tracking service that uses log files and cookies, see below, to track non-personally identifiable information about visitors to the Site in the aggregate. This service captures usage and volume statistics to strengthen marketing initiatives and enhance the site.
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie expires when you close you browser. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our Site. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file. We set a persistent cookie to store your password, so you don’t have to enter it more than once. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Site.
If you reject cookies, you may still use our Site, but your ability to use some areas of our Site, such as applying for educational debt relief, will be limited.
Information We Collect To Respond To Your Choices and Requests
In order to use some features of this Site, you must first complete the registration form and create a user name and password. We use this information to contact you about the services on our Site in which you have expressed interest.
Application Forms for Services
If you apply for a service requiring financial information on our Site, we require that you provide certain personally identifiable information, including your name, address and phone number. This information is necessary to process your application and to contact you.
Communication from Us or the Site
We will occasionally send you information on services. You can sign up for these emails from us on our registration page.
Out of respect for your privacy, we offer the option not to receive these types of communications. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out” section.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out” section.
[Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email to verify your username and password.] We will communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes.
We do not share your profile with other third parties.
Conditions Under Which We Share Information
Personally Identifiable Information
Except as discussed below, we do not share personally identifiable information with third parties.
We use other third parties to facilitate donations on the Site. These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose. [Use this disclosure only if your contracts expressly prohibit the provider from using the data for other purposes].
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; to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on us or the Site; to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law, or in connection with an actual or proposed corporate transaction or insolvency proceeding involving all or part of the business or asset to which the information pertains.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at info@LeaveNoVeteranBehind.org .
Links to Other Sites
The Site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Leave No Veteran Behind. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy policies of such other sites.
We encourage you when you leave the Site to read the privacy policies of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.
Access to Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire to communicate with us, you may correct, update or delete that information by making the change on our member information page or by emailing our Customer Support at info@LeaveNoVeteranBehind.org or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer (SSL) technology.
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% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can email us at info@LeaveNoVeteranBehind.org .
Effective Date: 24 December 2009.
Information we collect and how we may use it
If you are a customer of Trail Software, we collect certain information about you in order to provide you with our donor management system and/or online payment service (the "Service"). When you register for the Service we will request some PII such as your name and email address, and information about your organization such as the name of your organization, Tax ID, mailing address, and tax designation. Furthermore, if you are opening a merchant account, Trail Software may also obtain information about you from third party sources, including, without limitation, consumer reporting agencies. This information is used to contact you about the services on our Site for which you have expressed an interest. As part of the Service, we may also collect donor information on behalf of your organization. Except as may be expressly set forth herein, we will not use any donor information collected on your behalf for any purpose other than to provide the Service. Any tax or financial information we collect is used only to bill you for the Service. If you purchase the Service by credit card, this information will be transmitted to our credit card merchant account provider, and may be forwarded to your credit card provider. We do not store credit card information.
If you are a donor for a Trail Software customer, we collect certain information from you in order to process your donation ("Donor Information"). Trail Software will use Donor Information during the course of providing the Service to such Trail Software customer. Trail Software may also use Donor Information at an aggregate level for internal business analyses and fraud prevention. During the course of providing the Service to Trail Software customers, Trail Software may disclose Donor Information to banks, processors, card associations, and other financial institutions that are involved in the course of processing or screening the transaction applicable to the Donor Information.
We may use PII for internal purposes, such as registering you as a user on this Site, marketing and promotion, to provide you with other products and services, or to contact you regarding administrative notices, offerings, or communications relevant to you on this Site. In addition, we may use PII to provide products or services that you have requested as well as for auditing, research, and analysis to improve Trail Software's products and services.
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When we disclose your information
Trail Software takes your privacy very seriously. The information we collect is used to provide the Service, and, in general, is not shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes. However, there are times when it may be advantageous for Trail Software to make certain PII about you available to companies that Trail Software has a strategic relationship with or that perform work for Trail Software to provide products and services to you on our behalf. These companies may help us process information, deliver products or services to you, provide customer service, manage and enhance user data, assess your interest in our products and services, or conduct user research or satisfaction surveys. We may also disclose your PII, if you have authorized us to act on your behalf to initiate the creation of a merchant account for the purpose of accepting donations by credit card.
At times we may be required by law or litigation to disclose your PII. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary.
In addition, Trail Software may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, or in the event of bankruptcy. In such an event, PII may be one of the assets transferred.
How we protect your personal information
Trail Software takes precautions to safeguard your PII against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and no method of data transmission that can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse.
You can help us by also taking precautions to protect your personal data when you are on the internet. Do not share your registration information with anyone, and make sure you use a secure web browser.
Accessing your information
This Site may contain web pages through which you can correct or update some of the PII you have provided to us. Trail Software will make a good faith effort to make requested changes and correct your data if it is inaccurate or delete the data if we are not required to retain it by law or for legitimate purposes.
Cookies and other technologies
To make this Site more useful to you, we automatically gather general statistical information about this Site and its visitors, such as IP addresses (and information tied to IP addresses, such as screen size, color depth, language, java enabling, flash version, page title, host name, referring source, and page path), browsers, pages viewed, number of visitors, services purchased, etc. In doing so, we do not reference you by name, email, mailing address, or any similar PII. We use this data in the aggregate to learn about our visitors and to improve our ability to cater to their needs. We may use third party vendors to gather general statistical information about this Site and its visitors as well as to perform certain services on behalf of this Site, such as hosting this Site, designing or operating this Site's features, or performing other administrative services. We may provide these companies with access to your PII to carry out the services they are performing for you or for Trail Software.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident and request information about how to exercise your third party disclosure choices you must send a request to email@example.com.