VER. DATE: 12/14/12
1. Privacy Commitment.
Gateway180 respects the privacy of every visitor to our website and makes your privacy a priority.
Whenever you voluntarily disclose Personal Information online, this information cannot be made one-hundred percent secure and, in some cases, that information can be intercepted, collected and used by others. However, we work hard to protect your information at all times, and protect your information in several ways. Your information is stored on a secure server that Gateway180 and its authorized personnel can only access through role-based security. Additionally, we encrypt your information to prevent third parties without authorization from intercepting your information when it is in transit to us.
2. Collection of Personal Information.
While using the Gateway180 website, you may submit Personal Information when registering for services, ordering products, and posting content. Depending on the service or process, the Personal Information you may be asked to provide the following:
- Postal Address
- Email address
- Phone number
- Credit or Debit Card Information
- Age Gender or other demographic information
- Location information
Personal Information and your IP address may also be collected when you visit Gateway180’s website. Your IP information allows Gateway180 to understand how you use the Gateway180 website and enables changes to improve your experience. Information regarding your computer, your connection to our website (such as your browser type, operating system, and platform) and your user history (including, but not limited to, your session information, page errors and the length of your visits to specific pages within our website) may also be collected.
Cookies are electronic identifiers that are transferred automatically to your computer through your browser that allow our computers to save certain information you provide us and store information about you so we can recognize you when you visit our website in the future. This allows you to avoid logging in more than once, which saves time, and create a customized website that fits your needs. You may, at any time, disable or refuse to accept cookies by changing the preferences or settings on your web browser. If you choose to disable cookies, you will still be able to use our website. However, you will not be able to fully take advantage of certain automation and other functionality features available.
4. Use of Personal Information.
Gateway180 may use the Personal Information you provide for purposes such as: carrying out a registration made by you; customizing the advertising and content you see; fulfilling your requests for products and services (including purchases); improving the content and overall look and feel of our website and services, contacting you, conducting research, providing anonymous reporting for internal and external clients, contacting users regarding changes to Gateway180’s website or business, and customizing the content that you see on the Gateway180’s website. Gateway180 may also retain the details of purchases and other transactions or payments made with Gateway180 or the partners affiliated with our website.
5. Personal Information Disclosure.
It is Gateway180’s policy not to disclose, sell or rent your Personal Information to any individual, business, government entity or outside parties except: (i) to provide products or services you’ve requested through us; (ii) in response to a validly-issued subpoena, court order, or other legal process; (iii) when necessary to establish or exercise Gateway180’s legal rights or defend against legal action; or (v) where you request Gateway180 to do so. From time to time, Gateway180 may use return email addresses to answer the email Gateway180 receives from you. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose. Your Personal Information will not be collected for use that is in violation of the law, or unrelated to that discussed in this Policy, unless you are also provided an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
6. Personal User Accounts.
Gateway180 allows users to set up personal accounts to participate in our online fundraising. You have the ability to edit information you provide at any time, and may delete your account at any time on the website or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Unless Gateway180 is required to respond to court orders, subpoenas or comply with applicable law, Gateway180 will use its best efforts to ensure that unauthorized third parties do not access your user account information.
7. Correcting Your Personally Identifiable Information.
You are responsible for ensuring that all Personal Information you provide on the website is maintained and kept current. If you have difficulty changing Personal Information, you can email email@example.com to request changes or deletions.
8. Web Statistics & Shared Data.
Gateway180 collects and uses IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for reporting and sponsorship purposes. From time to time, Gateway180 may use this information to better design our website and to share with select advertising partners, sponsors, and/or affiliates however IP addresses are not linked to Personal Information. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we will not disclose to these partners, sponsors and/or affiliates anything that could be used to personally identify those individuals
9. Children’s Privacy.
Protecting the privacy of children is especially important to Gateway180. For that reason, Gateway does not collect or solicit information from users under the age of 13.
10. Scope of this Policy; Third Party Websites.
Although this policy applies to the all information obtained by you for the purpose of accessing or using content controlled and owned by Gateway180, it does not apply to businesses or entities that are not owned or controlled by Gateway180.
This website contains links to other third party websites. Gateway180 does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of these third party sites. Gateway180 encourages you to be aware of when you leave the Gateway180 site and to take reasonable precautions when sharing your personally identifiable information on third party websites.
11. Opt-In Policy.
You may “opt in” to receive newsletters, promotional offers and other useful information from us. To unsubscribe from our mailings (except important system and content update information), you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to unsubscribe.
All user account pages are protected with Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”) encryption. All user accounts must be accessed with usernames and passwords. You are advised not to share your username and password with any other person.
Gateway180 reserves the right to amend this policy at any time. Gateway180 will contact registered users by e-mail, and shall also post a notice of changes on its web site, when and if the terms of this policy are amended.
You may contact Gateway180 directly by e-mailing email@example.com with any questions regarding this policy.