Collection and use of personal information
Personal information is data that can be used to uniquely identify or contact a single person.
We hold a minimal amount of information on each registered Givenio user in order to allow users to log into and to transact with third party merchants on-line. We will also keep accounts updated with donation payment levels. Registered GIVENIO users may update their account details online by following the relevant links from within their account pane. When you using the GIVENIO add-on, we only require your e-mail address, and the name of the cause you wish to support.
We do not pass users details on to third parties, unless specifically requested to do so by the users; or where we may pass your details on to the merchants or their agents for verification of transactions only; and for fraud prevention measures. These details passed on will not be used for marketing or any other purposes.
We do not send junk email or spam. We may send emails with GIVENIO Website updates, information or offers, but users will be able to specify the type of emails received.
In order to allocate funds to your cause of choice as a result of your use of the GIVENIO add-on we may collect anonymous information use website analytics tools on our site to retrieve information from your browser, including the site you came from. We may also use technologies, such as cookies and web beacons (described below), to collect information about the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on our sites and services. Additionally, we collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses. This information is not stored by us or monitored in any way other than to drive the equivalent search in the GIVENIO add-on. This information is never passed on to third parties.
We may use personal information for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve GIVENIO products, services, and customer communications.
Cookies and other technologies
We recommend that all users enable cookies in their browsers in order to make full use of the sites they choose to visit and in order to ensure that any purchases on third party sites are recorded. For GIVENIO to work it is essential that cookies are enabled otherwise no shopping activity will be tracked.
Cookies are small pieces of data or information that are stored by a users browser onto their hard-drive. The information cannot be seen by any other website (so the information is secure) and is used by us to provide features to aid the use of our services. If users do not have cookies enabled, it is likely that third-party retailers will not record some of their purchases.
We use this information to understand and analyse trends, to administer the ad.on, to learn about user, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. GIVENIO may use this information in our marketing and advertising services.
With your permission we share your name and contact details with causes you choose to support through your use of the GIVENIO add-on.
Our companywide commitment to your privacy
To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate our privacy and security guidelines to GIVENIO employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards within the company.
Contact Information: e-mail: privacy@GIVENIO.org