Privacy Policy

We know your privacy is important to you, and we want you to know that it is important to us too. We created this Privacy Policy to explain the types of information we collect through Theglobalcitizensinitiative.org, how we will use and protect this information once it is collected, and how you can opt-out of some of our uses of your information. We encourage you to review this Policy to make sure you understand how any personal information you provide us will be used.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we do, we will let you know by posting the changed Privacy Policy on this page. In some cases, for example, if we make any significant changes, we may contact you directly about them, such as by sending you an e-mail. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting to theglobalcitizen’sinitiative.org.

What information do we collect on theglobalcitizensinitiative.org? We collect two general types of information from theglobalcitizensinitiative.org users: (1) non-personal information concerning the use of the website theglobalcitizensinitiative.org and (2) personal information that identifies or can be used to identify or contact an individual.

Non-Personal Information: As is the case with many Web sites, our servers automatically collect your browser type and IP address when you visit theglobalcitizensinitiative.org. We may also capture certain clickstream data, which includes, for example, the referring page that linked you to theglobalcitizensinitiative.org, the pages you visit on theglobalcitizensinitiative.org, the next Web site you visit when you leave theglobalcitizensinitiative.org, and any search terms you have entered on theglobalcitizensinitiative.org or a referral site.?In addition, we and our third party partners acting on our behalf may use cookies and/or pixel tags to keep track of your visits, preferences and profile information. Cookies are small data files stored on your computer’s hard drive at the request of a website, and do not contain personal information about you. Cookies may be used to enhance your experience on theglobalcitizensinitiative.org (including by allowing you to remain logged in); to store some of your preferences; or to collect general usage and aggregated statistical information that does not by itself identify you personally. Local shared objects, also known as Flash cookies, may also be stored on your hard drive using a media player installed on your computer or device. Flash cookies operate a lot like other cookies, but cannot be managed in the same way as non-Flash cookies.

Personal Information: Most of the Personal Information we collect is what you provide to us. For example, you provide such information when you register to become a member of theglobalcitizensinitiative.org, make donations, participate in a forum or questionnaire, or communicate with us by e-mail. The types of Personal Information we collect include, for example, name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, text message or SMS address, and certain demographic information.?We do not collect credit or debit card information. Any credit or debit card information you submit in order to make a donation at theglobalcitizensinitiative.org is collected by a third party donation processor, currently Paypal, who will use this information only to immediately process your donation. We do not collect or retain credit or debit card information.

Theglobalcitizensinitiative.org is designed for registered voters who are at least 18 years old. We do not knowingly collect personal information from persons under 13. If you feel that we have unknowingly collected information from someone under the age of 13, please contact us immediately and this information will be removed.

How do we use your information? We and our trusted partners acting on our behalf may use the information we collect from and about you to: process your donations administer or develop theglobalcitizensinitiative.org site and your account with us respond to your requests, questions, and concerns send you communications, including information about products, services, and events (offered by us and others) that we think might interest you protect our rights and property

We and our partners may also use your information to help us assess the level of interest in theglobalcitizensinitiative.org, our e-mails, and our other messaging campaigns.

Sharing with Third Parties We may share your personal information with third parties for a variety of reasons. In addition to sharing your personal information with third parties who provide services to us, we may share your information as required by law and when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or those of third parties, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or comply with a court order or other legal process

In addition, we may share aggregate theglobalcitizensinitiative.org usage information that does not identify individual users with third parties for any reason, including, for example, marketing or analytical purposes.

Security We work hard to protect the security and integrity of Personal Information from the moment you begin to enter it on theglobalcitizensinitiative.org to when it is stored on our servers. For example, we use a secure socket layer (SSL) on pages where you create a profile and limit access to Personal Information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need it in order to do their jobs.?In addition to our security measures, you can also take steps to maximize your security online and to protect your Personal Information. Doing things like installing anti-virus software on your computer and keeping it up to date, not disclosing your password to anyone, and using encryption to secure your wireless networks at home will help ensure the security and confidentiality of your Personal Information

Links to Third-Party Web Sites Theglobalcitizensinitiative.org may contain links, banners, widgets or advertisements that lead to other Web sites. We are not responsible for these other sites, and so their posted privacy policies will govern the collection and use of your information on them. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site visited after leaving theglobalcitizensinitiative.org to learn about how your information is treated.

Consent to Processing Theglobalcitizensinitiative.org and this Privacy Policy are intended for users located throughout the world. By registering on theglobalcitizensinitiativer.org, you consent to the transmission to, and collection and processing of your information in countries where organization staff are located in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Your Access Rights You may be able to manage your preferences, profile, and other information by visiting a “my account” area (or similar area, if any) on theglobalcitizensinitiative.org. You may also inform us of any changes by contacting us using the information below. We will endeavor to respond to your request promptly. Before we are able to assist you, however, we may require you to verify your identity or provide other details to help us respond to your request.

Opt Out You have the right to tell us not to send certain communications to you. For example, you may tell us not to send you our promotional e-mails by clicking on the appropriate link included with any such e-mail you receive from us, or opt out of our SMS messages by texting STOP to the sending address. Please note, however, that even if you opt out of receiving promotional correspondence from us, we may still contact you in connection with your relationship, activities, transactions and communications with us.

Contact Us We welcome your questions and comments about privacy. Please feel free to contact us by sending an e-mail to info@theglobalcitizensinitiative.org