Effective as of October 9, 2023
Communities Unite is committed to respecting the privacy of our clients and individuals who use our website. We collect data from you when you Register, Order, Donate, Subscribe to our Newsletter, or fill out a form. Personal data means any information relating to you, particularly your Name, Home Address, Telephone number, or your E-Mail address.
TYPES OF DATA WE COLLECT:
We may collect the information you voluntarily provide when communicating with any of our departments such as customer service or complete an online form. You may provide your E-Mail address to receive additional information about our services. If you want to become a registered user, access premium services offered through the site, or donate/purchase using your information.
Some Info automatically collected through our website may be your site access via PC or Mobile device. We collect such info as browser type, IP address, and login date. You may choose to not share your location with us by turning off your GPS settings. We use “cookies” and similar technologies such as web beacons to collect info when using the site. Cookies are small bits of data that are stored in your Internet browser. Information collected when you use the site may include, without limitation:
Your Name, E-Mail & Physical Address, Phone number, and when you fill out an online form or register for an account.
Information you provide during a transaction, content you generate, or when you fill/upload any files.
Financials such as credit/debit card info is processed by trusted third-party service providers (detailed below). Any credit card(s) you save for payment in your profiles is highly encrypted and can not be seen by humans.
Shipping, Delivery, Postage, Billing, and other information are used to transact your products delivered through our website.
Providing information through functionalities we make available such as support representatives and uploading any photo.
THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING & PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA:
We collect and process your Personal Information to provide our services. Following your acceptance of this policy, we aim to improve our services to develop new features for our users and personalize our services for you to get a better user experience. We may display offers and products which we think will be more relevant to your taste, based on your browsing habits on our website.
Information is for our legitimate interests to apply appropriate safeguards to protect your privacy to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, and technical service issues. We enforce legal claims Including an investigation of violations of policies to comply with our obligation under applicable laws & regulations, contractual agreements, subpoenas, or governmental requests.
Your consent permits you to process your information for specific purposes and has the right to withdraw your consent at any time. For example, we ask for your consent to send you our marketing offers and communications.
Send general marketing & advertising materials such as personalized content, e-mail advertisements, postal mail or leave a voice mail.
WHERE DO WE STORE USER'S PERSONAL INFORMATION ?
Data protection laws vary by state. Please know that our affiliate service providers store/process your data on our behalf. They are committed to keeping it protected and secure. Under this policy and industry standards, lesser legal requirements apply in their jurisdiction.
Each provider who stores or processes your information either, (i) assures us that it provides adequate safeguards to protect your privacy rights, or (ii) holds and processes such information on our behalf in a jurisdiction that has been determined to ensure an adequate level of protection which includes certification under the US Privacy Shield framework.
WHO WE SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH ?
We may share your information with third parties ( or otherwise allow access ) only in the following manners and instances:
Third-Party Service Providers: We partner with several selected providers whose solutions facilitate and enhance our own. These include hosting & database, analytic services such as Google Analytics, cyber security such as Norton & McAfee, fraud detection & prevention, shipping providers ( UPS, FedEx, and USPS ), desktop & mobile functionality (www.communitiesunite.com), affiliation, and related analytics services (e.g. Bing, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo), customer support, legal and financial advisers (collectively, "Third Party Providers").
Governmental / Law Enforcement Agencies and Legal Requests: We may allow access to Personal Information according to legal requests, such as a subpoena or court order in compliance with applicable laws. Disclosure occurs If we are legally required and is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding actual or suspected fraud or other wrongdoing.
CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS OLD:
We do not knowingly collect personal information from minors under the age (18) and do not wish to do so.
If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under (18), we will delete that information quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any such information, please contact us at email@example.com.
We take pride in maintaining the security of our users' information. We employ industry standard procedures and policies to protect personal info and prevent unauthorized use of your information.
We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology which creates encrypted links between our website and your purchase transactions between our server and your browser. Please note, regardless of the measures we're not responsible for how you use your PC.