Most of our Website’s functionality can be used without revealing any personal information, though for some specific features or services personal information may be required. If you do not use these specific features or services on the Website, then the only information we collect will be “Non-Personal Information” (i.e., information that cannot be used to identify you). Non-Personal Information includes information such as the web pages that you have viewed. In order to access certain features and benefits on our Website, you may need to submit “Personally Identifiable Information” (i.e., information that can be used to identify you). Personally Identifiable Information can include information such as your name, home address, telephone number and email address. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the Personally Identifiable Information you submit to Pixel. Inaccurate information may affect your ability to use the Website, the information you receive when using the Website, and our ability to contact you. For example, your email address should be kept current because that is one of the primary manners in which we communicate with you.
1. What You Consent to by Using Our Website
If you do not agree with these terms, then please do not provide any Personally Identifiable Information to us. If you refuse or withdraw your consent, or if you choose not to provide us with any required Personally Identifiable Information, we may not be able to provide you with the products or services that can be offered on our Website.
2. What Information We Collect
We gather two types of information about users through the Website:
- Non-Personal Information. When users come to our Website, we may track, collect and aggregate Non-Personal Information indicating, among other things, which pages of our Website were visited, the order in which they were visited, and which hyperlinks were “clicked.” Collecting such information may involve logging the IP address, operating system and browser software used by each user of the Website. Although such information is not Personally Identifiable Information, we may be able to determine from an IP address a user’s Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of his or her point of connectivity.
- Updates. Pixel may offer you the ability to receive email or campaign updates either via email or another subscription service such SMS updates. In order to subscribe to these services, you may be required to provide us with Personally Identifiable Information such as your name, email address and phone number.
- Forums. Pixel offers a blog on the Website and may offer other public forums from time to time (the “Forums”) where you can share comments and thoughts. In order to participate in the Forums, you may be required to register with us and/or provide us with Personally Identifiable Information such as your name and email address. Personally Identifiable Information shall not include any information posted or sent by or to you via any public Forum or the Website.
- Volunteer with Pixel. In order to volunteer with Pixel, you are required to provide us with Personally Identifiable Information such as your name, email address, city/state of residence and birth date.
- Donations. When making donations on our Website, you are required to provide us with Personally Identifiable Information, such as your name, address, Billing Information, email address and birth date.
- Purchases. When purchasing products through our Website, you are required to provide us with Personally Identifiable Information, such as your name, address, billing information (i.e., credit card information and billing address) (“Billing Information”), shipping address, email address and birth date.
- Participation in Campaigns, Fundraisers, and Other Events. From time to time, Pixel may offer you the opportunity to participate in one of our campaigns, fundraisers, or other events on or through the Website. If you desire to participate in any such campaign, fundraiser, or other events, you may be asked to provide us with certain information necessary to conduct such campaign, fundraiser, or event. This information may include, among other things, your name, age, mailing address, email address, and phone number.
- Participation in Contests, Sweepstakes, and Other Promotions. From time to time, Pixel may offer you the opportunity to participate in a contest, sweepstakes, or other promotions on or through the Website. If you desire to participate in any such contest, sweepstakes, or other promotion, you will be asked to provide us with certain information necessary to conduct such contest, sweepstakes, or other promotion. This information may include, among other things, your name, age, mailing address, email address, and phone number.
- Communications with Pixel. We may receive Personally Identifiable Information when you send us an email message or otherwise contact us.
3. How and When We Use the Information
Please take some time to familiarize yourself with the different ways Pixel uses the information that we gather.
- Non-Personal Information. We use Non-Personal Information in aggregate form to build higher quality, more useful services by performing statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our users, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of our Website.
- Updates. We use Personally Identifiable Information collected when you sign-up for our various email or update services to send you the messages that you request us to send. We may also archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you.
- Forums. We use Personally Identifiable Information collected during your use of the Forums to facilitate your use of the Forums. In addition we may publish this information either on the Website and/or in other publications. We may also archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you and/or your designee(s).
- Volunteer with Pixel. We use Personally Identifiable Information collected when you volunteer with Pixel to respond to your request to volunteer. We may also archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you.
- Purchases. We use Personally Identifiable Information collected during the purchasing process to fulfill the order. Billing Information may be archived by us or our providers. We may archive Personally Identifiable Information other than Billing Information and/or use it for future communications with you.
- Donations. We use Personally Identifiable Information collected when you make a donation on our Website to process your donation (either directly or through our providers), and we may also archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you.
- Participation in Campaigns, Fundraisers, and Other Events. We use the Personally Identifiable Information that we collect from you when you participate in a campaign, fundraiser, or other event through the Website for processing purposes. Also, we may archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you.
- Participation in Contests, Sweepstakes and Other Promotions. We use the Personally Identifiable Information that we collect from you when you participate in a contest, sweepstakes, or other promotion through the Website for processing purposes. Also, we may archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you.
4. Lawful Grounds
We rely on one or more lawful grounds to collect and use the Personally Identifiable Information that we have outlined above. We consider the grounds listed below to be relevant:
- Consent. Where you have provided your consent for our use of your Personally Identifiable Information in a certain way, for example when you send us information to process your donation or email you updates about our campaigns and events.
- Legal obligation. Where the processing of your Personally Identifiable Information is necessary for us to comply with a legal obligation to which we are subject.
- Contractual relationship. Where it is necessary for us to process your Personally Identifiable Information in order to perform a contract to which you are a party (or to take steps at your request prior to entering a contract).
- Legitimate interests. We rely on this basis where applicable law allows us to collect and use Personally Identifiable Information for our legitimate interests and the use of your Personally Identifiable Information is fair, balanced, and does not unduly impact your rights. For example, it is in our legitimate interest to process personal data on our volunteers in order to inform such volunteers of new information about violence against women, developments in the field, fundraising opportunities, and opportunities to join events, webinars, etc. to increase their capacity or knowledge.
5. Do We Share Your Personally Identifiable Information?
We do not sell or lease your Personally Indentifiable Information to any third parties.
However, any Personally Identifiable Information that you provide when you use the Website may be shared with third parties in these circumstances:
- Disclosure to our Pixel Partners. Personally Identifiable Information that we collect from you may be shared with partner non-profit organizations with whom we work.
- Disclosure to Pixel Operations and Maintenance Contractors. Our operations and maintenance contractors sometimes have limited access to your Personally Identifiable Information in the course of providing products or services to us. These contractors may include vendors and suppliers that provide us with technology, services, and/or content related to the operation and maintenance of the Website. Access to your Personally Identifiable Information by these contractors is limited to the information reasonably necessary for the contractor to perform its limited function for us.
We additionally reserve the right to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties:
- in the event that we buy or sell any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal information to the prospective buyer or seller or such business or assets.
- if substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, personal information held by us may be one of the transferred assets.
- for auditing purposes e.g. finance audits where we employ chartered accountants.
6. External Links and Websites
For your convenience we may provide links to websites operated by companies other than Pixel (“Third Party Sites”) that we believe may be of interest to you. We do not disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to these Third Party Sites without obtaining your consent.
7. Confidentiality & Security of Personally Identifiable Information
Please note that we do not guarantee the security of Personally Identifiable Information, and there is some risk that an unauthorized third party may find a way to circumvent our security systems or that transmissions of your information over the internet will be intercepted.
8. Your Rights and Preferences
We may contact you by telephone, email, text (SMS), social media, or other electronic means depending on the communication preferences you have previously indicated.
Where we rely on your consent to use your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent.
When we use your personal information you have the right to:
- Ask us for confirmation of what Personally Identifiable Information we hold about you, and to request access to a copy of that information. If we are satisfied that you have a right to see this Personally Identifiable Information, and we are able to confirm your identity, we will provide you with this Personally Identifiable Information.
- Request that we delete the Personally Identifiable we hold about you, as far as we are legally required to do so.
- Ask that we correct any Personally Identifiable Information that we hold about you which you believe to be inaccurate by contacting us using the details listed at section 15 below.
- Object to the processing of your Personally Identifiable Information where we: (i) process on the basis of the legitimate interests ground; (ii) use the Personally Identifiable Information for direct marketing; or (iii) use the Personally Identifiable Information for statistical purposes.
- Ask for the provision of your Personally Identifiable in a readable format to either yourself or a third party, provided that the Personally Identifiable Information in question has been provided to us by you, and is being processed by us: (i) in reliance on your consent; or (ii) because it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party; and in either instance, we are processing it using automated means.
- Ask for processing of your Personally Identifiable Information to be restricted if there is disagreement about its accuracy or legitimate usage.
- If you decide you do not want to receive any further emails from The Pixel Project, please tell us and we will remove you from the mailing list. At any point you can request to unsubscribe form our mailing list by contacting us using the details listed at section 15 below or clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of the mailing list email.
Please note that where you ask us to delete your personal information we will maintain a skeleton record comprising your name and contact details to ensure that we do not inadvertently contact you in the future. We may also need to retain some financial records for statutory purposes.
UK AND EU RESIDENTS: Please note that you also have the right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority. In the UK this is the Information Commissioner’s Office at www.ico.org.uk/concerns. In France this is the Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés at www.cnil.fr.
9. Updating or Deleting Your Personally Identifiable Information
We maintain a procedure in order to help you confirm that your Personally Identifiable Information remains correct and up-to-date or choose whether or not you wish to receive material from us or some of our partners.
You may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to delete or update your Personally Identifiable Information on our systems. We try to answer every email promptly, but may not always be able to do so. Keep in mind, however, that there will be residual information that will remain within our databases, access logs and other records, which may or may not contain your Personally Identifiable Information.
If you have any privacy-related questions or unresolved problems, you may contact Pixel using the information provided in section 15 below.
11. Jurisdictional Issues
Pixel makes no representation that the Website operates (or is legally permitted to operate) in all geographic areas, or that the Information, Website, or Services are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Accessing the Website from territories where the Website, or any content or functionality of the Website or portion thereof, is illegal is expressly prohibited. If you choose to access the Website, you agree and acknowledge that you do so on your own initiative and at your own risk and that you are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.
12. Protecting Children’s Privacy
Pixel strongly believes in protecting the privacy of children. In line with this belief, we do not knowingly collect or maintain Personally Identifiable Information on our Website from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our Website is directed to persons under 13 years of age.
If you are under the age of thirteen (13) please do not provide personal information to us or through our website. We will take appropriate steps to delete any Personally Identifiable Information of persons less than 13 years of age that has been collected on our Website without verified parental consent upon learning of the existence of such Personally Identifiable Information.
If you are aged between thirteen (13) and eighteen (18) years of age you can only use our Website with the consent of your parent or guardian.
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14. California Privacy Rights
Under California Law, California residents may have the right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship: (a) a list of the categories of Personally Identifiable Information 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 make such requests, if entitled, please use the contact information listed below.
15. Contacting Pixel
Effective May 24, 2018