Sponsr.Us will never sell your information to advertisers. Our purpose for collecting your personal information is to best cater our services to our students and donors as effectively as possible.
We may collect personal or personally identifiable information from you when you use the site or when you participate in the site's associated services. This information we collect may include, for example, your name, address, email address, contribution amounts and methods, country, social networking profiles, IP address, geographical location, comments, links, posts, threads, feedback, and preferences while using the site (collectively "Personal Information").
In addition to personal information, we may collect anonymous usages statistic, such as the pages you've visited, the length of your visits, etc.
Consent to Collect and Use Personal Information
By providing any Personal Information to Sponsr.Us, you understand and agree that we will collect and process your Personal Information in the United States and you provide your consent to the collection and processing of your Personal Information in the United States.
Use of Personal Information
Sponsr.Us may use Personal Information collected from you to provide you with the site or its associated services, to provide other users with the site and services, to respond to requests that you have initiated, to improve the site or our services, including but not limited to through our analysis of usage patterns, and to communicate with you to update you on our site or services.
We may use third parties to help host our website, send out email updates about the website, provide marketing and advertising services for us, and process payments (to the extent we offer paid services). These service providers will have access to your Personal Information in order to provide these services, but when this occurs we implement reasonable contractual and technical protections to limit their use of that information to helping us provide the service.
Except as stated above, Sponsr.Us will not sell, rent, lease, or transfer your Personal Information to any individual, business, or government entity except to respond to duly authorized information requests by government authorities, to respond to a duly authorized court order or subpoena, to protect the officers, directors, employees, or independent contractors of Sponsr.Us, or to help prevent against fraud or the violation of any applicable law, statute, regulation, ordinance, or treaty.
The Personal Information that your provide to us, including but not limited to your email address, links to your social networking profiles, your country of origin, and other profile characteristics may be displayed on your profile page, which may be accessible to all users of the site. Additionally, your Personal Information, including but not limited to your comments, posts, and uploads, may be displayed on the site, and may be viewed by third parties that access the site. Sponsr.Us may receive your Personal Information from other sources, including but not limited to third party sites that have contracted with us.
We may collect information from you (albeit not the type of information that is normally associated with an individual) through the storage of data files on your computer called "cookies." These cookies allow the site to recognize your computer when you revisit the site. Additionally, we may collect information from you through the use of "session cookies," which help us track the pages that you visit during a single use of the site and ensure that users are not required to re-enter their usernames and passwords upon accessing each page of the site. These session cookies will expire a certain period of time after you leave the site.
Opt Out of Collection and Use of Personal Information
Sponsr.Us provides you with the ability to opt-out of our collection of your Personal Information by deleting your Member Account and by ceasing your use of the site.
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Protection and Storage of Personal Information
Sponsr.Us undertakes commercially reasonable efforts to protect and secure your Personal Information. Sponsr.Us processes your Personal Information on computers located in the United States and has adopted procedural safeguards to protect against data theft. Sponsr.Us uses commercially standard and commercially reasonable encryption to ensure, to the extent possible, that your Personal Information is protected from unauthorized disclosure.
Should Sponsr.Us provide you with a Member Account, your Member Account may only be accessed through your entry of a username and password. You are advised not to share your Personal Information, including but not limited to your username and password, with any other person or entity.
Though we take the security of your Personal Information seriously, Sponsr.Us cannot guarantee that its servers and site are complete secure. We use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Information, but you provide any and all Personal Information at your own risk.
All financial transactions, including donations and pledges, are handled through a secure third-party payment processor, PayPal. Sponsr.Us does not store any of your payment details on our servers.
Accuracy and Integrity of Personal Information
You are responsible for ensuring that your Personal Information is accurate, complete, current, and relevant. If you continue to use our website, you have an ongoing duty to inform us of any changes in your Personal Information.
California Privacy Rights
California residents have the right to receive information that identifies any third party companies or individuals that Sponsr.Us has shared your Personal Information with in the previous calendar year, as well as a description of the categories of Personal Information disclosed to that third party. You may obtain this information once a year and free of charge by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Last Updated: 8/2/2013