We want to assure you that your privacy is of utmost importance to us. This privacy notice outlines our practices and explains how we handle your data. By visiting our site, you are acknowledging and accepting the guidelines set forth in this policy.
As part of our commitment to safeguarding your privacy, we comply with the General Data Protection Act (GDPR), which came into effect on May 25, 2018. We have updated our policies to ensure transparency in how we collect and utilize your data.
It is possible that we may make occasional revisions to this policy in the future. Therefore, we encourage you to review it periodically to stay informed about any changes. Rest assured, we will maintain this page to keep our users informed about the information we collect, how we use it, and the circumstances, if any, under which we may disclose it.
Information Collection and Use
Your information is collected and processed, based on your consent, to fulfill your purchases and/or donations, to keep you up to date on our work and issues that are important to you, to maintain and expand our relationship with you and other supporters, and for our other legitimate purposes.
When you consent to receive emails from Vivalon you will receive messages to get involved, stay informed, join us for events, and support essential services for older adults and people with disabilities. Additionally, we may use your information to reach out to you online through social media channels and online advertising.
As you navigate our website, there may be instances where you are prompted to provide information through various actions such as completing a survey, registering for an event, signing up to volunteer, or communicating with us through other forms. During these interactions, we may collect personal information including your name, email address, physical address, phone number, and any other details you choose to share.
Your personal information is used solely for the purposes stated on our website, is handled in accordance with applicable privacy laws and regulations, and is not shared, sold, or rented to any other entity.
In order to make a donation on this website, you must first complete a donation form through which you must provide contact information (like name, email, and physical address) and financial information (like credit card number and expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes, to fill supporters’ orders, and to provide donations receipts.
This information will be used to send a tax receipt (if a donation is made) or purchased items, and relevant materials and outreach through the mail. If we have trouble processing an order or donation, this contact information can be used to get in touch with you. We use a credit card processing company to fulfill orders using that payment method. The credit card company does not retain, share, store, or use personal information for any secondary purposes.
Vivalon is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We do not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity. We will not send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.
This policy applies to all donor information received by Vivalon, both online and offline, and on any Platform. Platform includes the Vivalon website and mobile applications, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.
On occasion, we request, collect and/or retain information when you communicate with us online, which may include your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and other personally identifiable information you share with us. For example, you may ask us to update your contact information or request information about how to make a gift through [email protected], [email protected], or [email protected]. This information is not shared with any other entity.
In order to provide a better user experience and improve our website, we utilize IP addresses for various purposes. These include analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking how our supporters engage with our content, and gathering general demographic information in an aggregated form. It’s important to note that IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information, ensuring your privacy.
Vivalon uses the Google Analytics tool to measure traffic on our site and traffic. This includes using certain Advertising Features, which enable Google Analytics to collect data about users via Google advertising cookies and identifiers, in addition to anonymous data collected through the standard Google Analytics implementation.
These Advertising Features, include:
- Remarketing with Google Analytics. This allows us to display our ads to you as you search online for similar businesses.
- Google Display Network Impression Reporting, which shows which of our ads users click on.
- Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting, which provides information about the age and gender of site users, along with the interests they express in their online travel and purchasing activities.
- Integrated services that require Google Analytics to collect data via advertising cookies and identifiers.
We do not merge personally identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information collected through any Google advertising product or feature unless we have obtained robust notice of, and the user’s prior affirmative (i.e., opt-in) consent to, that merger.
On occasion, we may use a mail house to send you materials using information you shared with us online. That company or companies we use do not retain, share, store, or use personal information for any secondary purposes. If you have questions, please email [email protected].
We take every precaution to protect your information on our website. When you submit sensitive information using this website, your information is protected both online and off-line.
When you submit your personal information through a form on our website, that information is protected and encrypted with — SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Microsoft Internet Explorer will become locked.
While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect your information off-line. All collected information, is restricted in our offices, and the servers used for storing personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
If you have any questions about the security at our website, please contact us at [email protected].
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Vivalon is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
Update, Change, Correct, or Delete Your Information
We want to only send you communications to which you have agreed to and are interested in. You can opt-out of receiving Vivalon communications at any time.
You can use the contact information below to update your preferences on the following:
- To unsubscribe from emails, simply click the “unsubscribe” or “Manage Subscriptions” button located in the footer of any email, or contact us.
- To unsubscribe from postal communications, contact [email protected].
- If your contact information changes or if you would like to be removed from our database, please contact us at [email protected].
While we strive to maintain the utmost privacy for our users, there may be circumstances where we are obligated to disclose personal information. This would only occur when required by law, and only if we have a genuine belief in good faith that such action is necessary to comply with an appropriate law enforcement investigation, an ongoing judicial proceeding, a court order, or a legal process served on our website.
We value your privacy and make every effort to protect your personal information. If you have any concerns or questions about our privacy practices or the handling of your data, please feel free to reach out to us. We are committed to addressing any inquiries you may have in a timely and satisfactory manner.