PRIVACY POLICY


 

OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY

Your privacy is important to us.  To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.  To make this notice easy to find, we make links available to it on our homepage and at points where personal information may be requested.  Kurandza reserves the right to change, modify, add to or remove portions of this policy at any time.  Please check this page periodically for any changes.

We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any e-mails sent by Kurandza will only be in connection with the provision of agreed services and products.

 

YOUR CONSENT

By using our site, you consent to our Privacy Policy. Please read out Privacy Policy carefully before using our website.

 

INFORMATION COLLECTED

Personal Information: Kurandza collects personal information from our visitors on a voluntary basis.  We may request personal information about you in connection with your use of, or participation in, our website, including through discussion/social networking forums, registrations, store purchases, donations, content submissions, contests, promotions and requests for additional information or suggestions, or in connection with other services or resources provided on the site.  Personal information may include name, address, e-mail address, phone number, birth date, business, credit card account data and other purchasing information.  You may also provide us with photographs or other video/media content, which may contain personal information.  Unless specifically stated, we do not require this information to obtain access to our site.  Kurandza uses the personal information we collect only for the specific purpose for which it is submitted.  For example:

Customer Service Information: On some pages our visitors can submit comments or ask questions.  We also collect personal information when you send us e-mails containing questions or requests.  We only save personal information associated with questions and requests in our customer service database (unless otherwise stated herein, data which does not expire and is retained) in order to respond to those questions and requests, and to better serve you when responding to any questions or requests you may have in the future.

Information from Discussion/Social Networking Forums: Our website may offer discussion forums, social networking opportunities, and other public forums or features in which you may provide personal information, materials and related content.  If you submit personal information when using these public features, please note that such personal information may be publicly posted and otherwise disclosed and used without limitation or restriction.

Non-personal Information: Kurandza collects a variety of non-personal information from visitors to our website.  This data is not personally identifiable and is collected automatically via the use of cookies (small computer files saved on your hard drive) and other standard web technology.  Automatically-collected information may include: the operating system on your computer, the type of web browser you are using, your IP address, and the links you followed to enter and leave the site.

Kurandza’s web servers collect the domain names of visitors to our website, however, they do not recognize individual e-mail addresses. Aggregate information showing the IP addresses and/or domain names of visitors, the number of visits, average time spent on the website, pages viewed, etc. is collected and used only for internal review to measure the overall use of our website and provide direction for its continuous improvement.  This information is not sold to or shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

 

STORAGE OF INFORMATION

By providing information to us, you grant us permission to use and store such information.

Your confidential information is stored by us internally or through a data management system. Your confidential information will only be accessed by those who help to obtain, manage or store that information, or who have a legitimate need to know such confidential information. Your information is stored for the shortest time necessary.

Kurandza utilizes the following platforms for collecting, storing, and analyzing data:  MailChimp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Vimeo, Google Analytics, Squarespace, Square, Paypal, Stripe, DonorBox, Google Forms, Google Drive, Calendly, Asana, Bitly.

 

SHARING OF INFORMATION

We may share your personal information under the following circumstances:

You have given us your e-mail address during account registration, donation submission, and/or online store checkout process: we may share that e-mail address with our marketing partners to provide you with additional information or products we think may be of interest to you; vendors need the information to perform necessary duties (e.g. credit card authorization); or disclosure of information is required by law.

Using contractual or other arrangements, Kurandza will ensure that any agents, contractors and third party service providers, who may receive personal information in the course of providing services to Kurandza, protect the personal information in a manner consistent with the principles set out in this Privacy Policy.

Kurandza may also disclose personally identifiable information based on a good-faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to conform to or comply with the law or that such disclosure is necessary to protect our website visitors or the general public.

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY

Kurandza utilizes appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to guard our online visitors' personal information against unauthorized access and use, including [Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology] to protect credit card data transmission during online store purchases. All information is protected by Kurandza’s security measures, which are periodically reviewed.

 

Unsubscribe options

You may unsubscribe to our e-newsletters or updates at any time through the unsubscribe link at the footer of all e-mail communications. We manage e-mail lists through a list management system called MailChimp. Unsubscribing from one list managed by us will not necessarily remove you from all publication e-mail lists. If you have questions or are experiencing problems unsubscribing, please contact us at info@kurandza.org.

 

Use of "Cookies" 

We may use the standard "cookies" feature of major web browsers. Kurandza does not set any personally identifiable information in cookies, nor do we employ any data-capture mechanisms on our website other than cookies. You may choose to disable cookies through your own web browser’s settings. However, disabling this function may diminish your experience on the website and some features may not work as intended. We have no access to or control over any information collected by other individuals, companies or entities whose website or materials may be linked to our website or its content.

 

Privacy Policies of Other Websites

Kurandza has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of any other individual, company or entity whose website or materials may be linked to our website or its content, and thus we cannot be held liable for the privacy of the information on their website or that you voluntarily share with their website. Please review their privacy policies for guidelines as to how they respectively store, use and protect the privacy of your confidential information and other information.

Furthermore, Kurandza’s website may contain links to other sites, and we make every effort to only link to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy. However, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites.

 

ONLINE POLICY ONLY

This online Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

 

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance 

We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age in compliance with COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), and our website and its content is directed to individuals who are at least 13 years old or older.

 

California Privacy RIGHTS

Under California Law, California residents have the right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship, (a) a list of the categories of personal information, such as name, e-mail, and mailing address, and the type of services provided to the customer that a business has disclosed to third parties (including affiliates that are separate legal entities) during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third-parties’ direct marketing purposes, and (b) the names and addresses of all such third parties. To request the above information, please contact us via e-mail at info@kurandza.org.

 

COMPLIANCE

Kurandza is committed to adhering to and remaining informed of all applicable international, federal and state laws relating to maintaining a compliant internet presence.

 

CHANGES TO OUR POLICY

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page. We reserve the right to change our website, its content and this Privacy Policy at any time. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change.  This policy was last modified on and goes into effect on May 25, 2018.

 

SUBJECT ACCESS REQUEST FORM

Please click here to complete this form if you want us to supply you with a copy of any personal data we hold about you. It is not mandatory to use this form but it will help us to give a timely and accurate response to your subject access request.

 

QUESTIONS AND FEEDBACK

We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy.  Please contact us with any questions and/or feedback pertaining to this Privacy Policy, or any other issue via info@kurandza.org

 

Last Updated: June 12, 2018