Thursday, November 15, 2018

Privacy Policy — jGirls Magazine

Introduction

jGirls Magazine is the operator and host of the www.jgirlsmagazine.org website (together with its sub-domains and associated services, including but not limited to, emails from jgirlsmagazine.org and its sub-domains, the “Site”). This document sets forth the privacy policy (as amended from time to time, the “Privacy Policy”) governing your use of the Site. Our terms of use which are found at https://jgirlsmagazine.org/terms-of-use/ (the “Terms of Use”) are incorporated by reference into the Privacy Policy. Your use of the Site indicates your acceptance of the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

The Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy set forth the legally binding terms for your use of the Site. Your use of the site indicates your acceptance of the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy. If you do not accept the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, you may not use the Site. The Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy are subject to change at any time by us by posting them on the Site. It is your obligation to review the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy from time to time. Any change to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon posting them to the Site. Your continued use of the Site will constitute your agreement to the most current version of the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If at any time you do not agree to the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, you must cease your use of the Site. Violation of the Terms of Use may, in our sole discretion, result in the suspension or termination of your account on the Site or the blocking of your IP address.

If after reviewing the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, you have any questions or concerns regarding their contents, please contact us by sending an email to info@jgirlsmagazine.org.

1. Personally Identifiable Information We Collect

Information Submitted by You

In the course of using the Site, you may provide us with personally identifiable information. This refers to information about you that can be used to contact or identify you, and information on your use of and activities at the Site that may be connected with you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information that we collect may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, and email address. We do not require this information to obtain access to any area of the Site, but you may be required to provide this information to participate in certain activities available on the Site, such as submitting content to the Site.

Technical Information Collected

When you visit the Site, our servers and third party providers may automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. This information may include, but is not limited to, your computer’s IP address, browser type, the web page you were visiting before you came to the Site and information you browse or search for on the Site. Like many websites, we may also use “cookies” to collect information. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. We may use “persistent cookies” to save information that you provide; and we may use “session ID cookies” to enable certain features of the Site, to better understand how you interact with the Site and to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on the Site. Our cookies may contain Personal Information or may be used to collect aggregate information about the Site users on an anonymous basis. Aggregate website analysis may be performed for us by Google Analytics (http://www.google.com/analytics/), and may involve the use of cookies set by Google. For Google’s privacy policy, see http://www.google.com/privacy.html. We may share aggregate demographic and usage information with our prospective and actual business partners, funders and other third parties for any business purpose. You may be able to instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Site or all functionality of our services.

2. How We Use Personal Information

Personal Information may be used for the following purposes: (i) to provide and improve the Site, including related services, features and content, (ii) to manage your relationship with us, (iii) to enable you to use and navigate the Site, (iv) to fulfill requests you may make, (vi) to contact you, and (viii) as otherwise requested or consented by you.

We use information we obtain by technical means (such as the automatic recording performed by our servers or through the use of cookies) for the above purposes and (i) in order to monitor and analyze use of the Site and our services, (ii) for the Site’s technical administration, (ii) to increase the Site’s functionality and user-friendliness, (iii) to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the Site, pages viewed and other relevant statistics for fundraising and other business purposes, (iv) to better tailor the Site to your needs, and (v) to generate and derive useful data and information concerning the interests, characteristics and website use behavior of our users.

3. Information Sharing and Disclosure

We may share aggregated, anonymized information concerning our users, without disclosing personally identifiable information, to other organizations with which we conduct business, obtain fundraising or otherwise collaborate.

We may engage third party partners to facilitate our services, to provide services on our behalf, to perform Site-related services (including but not limited to maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the Site’s features) or to assist us in analyzing how the Site and our services are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only for purposes of performing these tasks on our behalf.

We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of us or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate, unsafe or legally actionable.

4. Changing or Deleting Your Information

Please contact us if you believe that your Personal Information is not up-to-date, complete or accurate. You have the right to request the correction of any information which relates to you and is inaccurate. If you would like us to delete any Personal Information that you have disclosed to us, please let us know and we will take reasonable steps to delete it unless we are required by law to keep it.

5. Opt-Out of Receiving E-mail Communications

You may opt-out of receiving newsletters from the Site by completing the opt-out form available at the following link:  http://jgirlsmagazine.us12.list-manage.com/unsubscribe?u=96f74bf7ebb74a09edb263e42&id=118837efae.

You may opt-out of receiving certain other email communications from us by emailing us at info@jgirlsmagazine.org and requesting to opt-out of future unsolicited email communications.

6. Security

We employ certain security procedures to protect your information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Regardless of the precautions taken by us we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you transmit such information at your own risk.

7. Our Policy toward Children under 13

Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and accompanying Federal Trade Commission regulations establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect Personal Information from children under 13. The site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13.

It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the information, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children under 13, please email us at info@jgirlsmagazine.org. If you are concerned about your child’s use of the Site, you may use web filtering technology to supervise or limit access to the Site.

8. Accessing the Site from Other Countries

The Site is hosted in the United States of America and is subject to U.S. state and federal law. If you are accessing our Site from other jurisdictions, please be advised that you are transferring your personal information to us in the United States, and by using the Site, you consent to that transfer and use of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You also agree to abide by the applicable laws of applicable states and U.S. federal law concerning your use of the Site and your agreements with us. If your use of the Site would be unlawful in your jurisdiction, please do not use the Site.

9. Other Websites

The Site may contain links to other websites, and we cannot and are not responsible for maintaining your privacy once you leave the Site. Please review other websites’ privacy policies before revealing any sensitive or Personal Information. In addition, we use Disqus, Inc. to allow you to comment on content contained on the Site and PayPal, Inc. to seek donations for the Site and other causes. If you choose to use these services, you should review the privacy policies of such third party services. We will have no liability or responsibility whatsoever for any information collected through any website or service provided by a third party accessed from or through the Site.  Access to third-party websites or services is done at your own risk.

10. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@jgirlsmagazine.org.

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