Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you subscribe to our newsletter or fill out the contact-us form. We collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit this information to us. You can always refuse to share personal identification information, however, doing so may prevent you from engaging in certain activities, for example posting a comment on a HIVE blog.
We may ask you for your full name and email address. You can choose to visit our Site anonymously by not using the contact form, making a comment, or signing up for the newsletter. Users are asked for first and last name, and an email address to leave a comment, however, you may skip the last name box or provide a pseudonym to protect your privacy. Your email address is not displayed and is only used to notify you if your comment has been responded to.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information when you interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include: browser name (for example, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.), type of computer (Mac, PC, etc.) or mobile device, and technical information like operating system and Internet service provider.
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How we use collected information
HIVE may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
– To improve customer service
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
– To personalize user experience
We may use your information as part of a group to understand how Users interact with the services and resources provided on our Site.
– To send periodic emails
We may use email address to respond to inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If you decide to opt-in to our mailing list, you will receive emails that may include HIVE news and updates, upcoming events, fundraising requests, product or service information, etc. If at any time you would like to manage your subscription or unsubscribe from future emails, we include instructions at the bottom of each email. You are also welcome to contact us at email@example.com.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information and data stored on our Site.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated (summary) demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our funders, business partners, and trusted affiliates for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission. If you feel you have not consented to receiving emails from us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third party websites
Users may find content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, funders, and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Compliance with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Protecting the privacy of youth is especially important. Our website is not intended for anyone under 13 years of age. By using our Site, you signify that you are at least 13 years old or have received parental consent to use our Site.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.