Who we are
Our website address is: https://whatgivesnc.org. WhatGives is a not for profit charity using this website as a method to connect those that need financial assistance with those who are willing to assist.
Currently comments are disabled, they may be enabled at any time. When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Contact & other forms
If you fill out and submit a form on our website, we store the information provided on our server. We do not share your information with outside sources. Form submissions only store the information provided. IP addresses of visitors who complete a form are not saved nor stored.
Forms used for eCommerce are submitted utilizing PayPal as a payment gateway. Any form data outside of payment processing information is stored the same as any other form submission.
While using the website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- Phone Number
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We collect information about you during the checkout process on our store to enable us to complete and support your donation or purchase. PayPal is used to provide secure credit card processing. For your security, no credit card/PayPal information is stored on the website.
When you make a donation or purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:
- Send you information about your donation
- Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
- Process payments and prevent fraud
- Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes if applicable
We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.
We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.
Google Analytics is used to collect site metrics. Refer to their Google’s privacy information here.
Who we share your data with
The company does not share the information you provide through contact forms or e-commerce with outside organizations other than to facilitate your order processing via PayPal.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
E-commerce financial processing is handled by PayPal. All financial (i.e., credit card) information is handled and processed on their secure website and no financial information is stored on our website.
Your contact & forms information
You contact information provided via website forms or your e-commerce transactions are stored on our server to allow the company to contact you or to process your e-commerce transaction.
We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.
How we protect your data
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. In the event of a data breach, we will notify users via the email address provided.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we are notified in writing that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers as soon as reasonably practical.
Compliance with Laws
We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena.
What Gives Inc.
c/o Barringer Sasser LLP
Last Updated: 10 April 2020