Bad Girls Do Good Things (BGDGT) is dedicated to protecting your personal information and will make every reasonable effort to handle collected information appropriately. All information collected will be handled with care in accordance with BGDGT’s standards for integrity and objectivity and respect for your privacy. BGDGT endeavors to comply with all laws and regulations that apply to the gathering and use of personal information, including but not limited to US privacy laws. As used in this policy, “we” and “us” includes BGDGT and our officers, directors, volunteers, and vendors and independent contractors under contract with us.
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT
While interacting with the BGDGT Site, we may request personal information from you, which may include items such as your name, mailing address, email address, company name, institutional affiliation, telephone number, credit card or other payment information. Your provision of such information is strictly voluntary. You can generally visit the BGDGT Site without disclosing such information. If you register on the BGDGT website, we will gather and store your user name and password.
Additionally, by means of your interactions with the BGDGT Site, we may collect, have access to, store and use your computer’s IP address, the URL/domain name of any referring website, the time and date of your visit to the BGDGT Site, and certain information known as “clickstream data” to enable us to understand how people interact with the BGDGT Site, to analyze data for trends and statistics, to help diagnose and solve issues with the BGDGT Site and our technologies, products, and services, and to optimize the performance of the BGDGT Site.
Protection of Children
Use of the BGDGT Site is intended for adults at least eighteen (18) years of age, and we will not knowingly collect personally-identifying information from children under the age of thirteen (13). BGDGT endeavors to adhere to the provisions of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (“COPPA”).
HOW WE MAY USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION
Use by BGDGT
BGDGT uses your personal information as described above. Except as where necessary to provide services to you, BGDGT directors, board members, volunteers or vendors do not typically take note of your personal information.
No Sale or Leasing of Your Information
HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR INFORMATION
We keep your personal information for as long as is necessary to provide services to you, and for as long as your account and/or registration with BGDGT is active. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce our agreements.
ADDITIONAL REASONS WHY WE MAY GATHER, USE, DISCLOSE, AND STORE PERSONAL INFORMATION
PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We endeavor to protect the personal information we receive, gather and store, by such means as password protection, firewalls, encryption, and other means.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
If, in your interactions with the BGDGT Site, you are linked or directed to, or click on, a third party website, we cannot control what information you may provide to that party or on/at that website, or how that party may use or disclose any information you may provide to them. As such, we urge that you exercise caution before providing them with your personal information.
CONSENT TO RECEIVE EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS
Except in countries or jurisdictions where it is not be permitted by law, we may from time to time send you email communications regarding our business, products or services in response to your use of the BGDGT Site, and by providing your email address, you consent to receive such communications.
HOW TO CONTACT US REGARDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you wish to discuss what personal information we may have pertaining to you, or the handling or potential disclosure of the same, or you wish to withdraw consent regarding these matters or to ask us to delete your personal information, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.