I.Privacy Policy

II. Privacy Policy


As a non-profit organization, Connecther ("we", "our", "us", "Non-profit", or "Organization") understands that your trust is key to achieving our fundraising goals. In order to preserve that trust, we want you to understand our information practices and policy is designed to respect the visitor's right to not share certain information. This policy applies with respect to the gathering, use, and sharing of information by visitors, staff, and Project Partners.


A. Information We Collect and Use of Information


We collect certain information when you visit our website, make an account, edit account information, or make a donation. In order to join Connecther, our staff will need to collect minimal information or data such as name, email, and address. Please be reassured, that our organization will not share this information or any information about your donation with anyone besides our staff and Project Partners. As such, we want you to know that any information we collect is purposed to only promote efforts to raise support for our projects and qualifying 501(c)3 non-profit organization projects.


When you make a donation on our website, we collect your name and information including the project you are making a donation to and the amount of donation. Since all online donations flow through PayPal, we do not gather payment or billing information when you make a donation on Connecther. We do not control the privacy policies or the privacy practices of any third parties. We suggest that you review the policies of PayPal governing the use of their services by visiting https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=p/gen/ua/ua-outside.


B. Information We May Share With Third Parties


When an existing 501(c)3 organization proposes a project, Connecther will need to verify information about project partners including name, address, and additional profile and project information.


Please note that the Project Partner database on our website is open for the public to search and access certain profile information. More specifically, individuals can use the Connecther site to access the Project Partner database and to discover projects they wish to make a contribution.


C. Confidentiality and Security


Connecther facilitates a safe and effective approach to collaborating with project partners. We will not disclose your nonpublic or personally identifiable donation activity to any third party without consent unless disclosure is necessary to comply with a subpoena, court order or legal process; enforce or apply our terms and conditions of use and other agreements; or when disclosure is necessary to protect the rights or property of another person. The information Project Partners or Users submit to the Site is protected by a 256-bit SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate. Connecther reserves the right to record and display anonymous donation activity on its website.


D. Additional Information


If you have any additional concerns, we encourage you to mail a written letter notifying us about your privacy wishes with respect to donation or related activity.


Connecther may update or modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. When changes are made to our website, Connecther posts the date on which any such changes are made by referencing to "last updated" date on the bottom of this page. We encourage visitors to check this page periodically for changes.


This Privacy Policy was last changed and posted on our Website on June 2, 2010.