Cherry Blossom Breast Cancer Foundation (CBBCF) is committed to respecting the privacy of our supporters and website visitors in a manner that would be expected of a non-profit charitable foundation. We value our relationships with existing and prospective supporters, and recognize that an essential element of those relationships is the trust and confidence of the families and communities we serve.
Information we collect.
We may collect and store the following information when you use this Site:
Contact and Content Upload Information.
When you contact us using one of our online contact forms, we receive the messages you send as well as the personal information you provide, such as your name, phone number and email address, and any services you tell us you are interested in.
We generate and collect information through a third-party, concerning our supporters as necessary to offer and provide services and merchandise, including information generated or received in connection with your transactions with us. This may include information that you provide for payment purposes, such as shipping address, billing address, email address, and credit card or PayPal account information.
We do not store your payment information. Payment card information is encrypted and forwarded to our service provider for secure handling by its payment processor. We may also provide Internet Protocol (“IP”) address information to our service provider for fraud detection purposes.
When you access and use our Site, we may automatically record information concerning your activity on the Site. This may include your IP address or other identifier, your browser type, the types of information you search for and view on our Site, locale preferences, and your mobile carrier. If you arrived at our Site by clicking on an advertisement or promotion on another website, we may also take note of the web page you visited before you came to our Site.
Third Party Advertising and Analytics.
We use third-party analytics services to help us understand and improve the usage of our Sites and the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. These services currently include but may not be limited to: Google Analytics, Mail Chimp, and AddThis. In some situations, we permit the third-party companies providing these services to set and access cookies (or similar data tools, such as “pixel tags” or “web beacons”) through our Site and our marketing email. These companies may use your IP address or an anonymous identifier as well as certain information from your browser, together with other non-personal information about your visits to our Sites and other websites, in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you on our Site and other websites and/or to provide analytical information for our Sites and other websites.
Many mobile devices permit applications to access real-time location-based information. We may collect and use such information, with your consent, in order to enhance the features and functionality of our mobile applications and service offerings. In addition, some of the information we collect, such as IP addresses, may be used to estimate an approximate location of the device you are using to access our Site.
Online tracking/do-not-track signals
Currently, various Internet browsers offer a “Do-Not-Track” option that uses a header to indicate a Do-Not-Track preference on the browser. Because the providers of Do-Not-Track and similar signals do not yet operate according to common, industry-accepted standards, we currently do not respond to those signals. For more information about Do-Not-Track, please visit www.allaboutdnt.com.
How we use personal information
We use personal information to provide you with quality services, to carry out requested transactions, and to improve our Site and our service and merchandise offerings. We may use some of the information that we collect concerning you in order to present you with information concerning services or merchandise that may be of interest, and we may share that information within our family of affiliates. For example, we may tailor our marketing efforts based on the types of services and merchandise you purchase, the services and merchandise in which you demonstrate an interest, and your use of our Site. In addition, we may retain and use communications, transaction details, your IP address and identifying information in order to maintain audit trails for security purposes.
Protecting personal information
We are committed to maintaining the security of personal information. We employ reasonable security measures to secure and protect the information we receive. Please remember, though, that no method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure.
We disclose personal information as necessary to operate our business, such as in connection with providing services to you or processing your transactions. We also may disclose information concerning you if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with a legal obligation or to protect and defend our rights or property, or those of others. In addition, we may share anonymous information aggregated to reflect Site traffic volume, average time spent on a Site, pages viewed and other such parameters with our business partners, advertisers, consultants or other persons or entities for any legitimate business purpose. We may share information with our affiliates and with non-affiliates as described under “How We Use Personal Information” above.
No use by children under the age of 18.
The Site is not intended for use by children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you may not use our Sites. If a parent or legal guardian posts an entry on behalf of a child under the age of 18 on an online guestbook or other section of the Site, the parent or legal guardian must indicate that such entry is being made on behalf of the child by the parent or legal guardian. Caution and good judgment should be used in connection with any information provided concerning the child. If we believe that any information has been posted by a child under the age of 18, we will promptly delete that information. Parents may contact us using the methods set forth below to request that information concerning their child be removed from our Site.
How to contact us
Customer questions, comments and feedback are very important to us. For privacy-related issues, click here to contact us via email, or write to us at: [PO Box 1051, Middleburg, VA 20118.]
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