Terms and Conditions

Restore Education After Disasters (‘READ’, ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’, or ‘company’) is committed to respecting your personal privacy. READ recognizes that you may be concerned about the information you provide to us and how we treat that information.

This “Privacy Statement” has been established to inform you of our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing information that we obtain from you in connection with your use of our website. By accessing our website, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to this Privacy Statement, please do not further access the website.

What is Personally Identifiable Information and What is Collected?
Personally identifiable information is information about an identifiable individual, which may include name, address, email address, phone number and payment card information.

We will collect personally identifiable information that you choose to provide, via our website or by mail.

IP Addresses and Cookies
At this time, we do not collect IP addresses or use “cookies” to track web traffic.

Use of Information
Restore Education After Disasters is dedicated to ensuring the privacy and security of our donors. We use donor contact information (name, address, phone number, credit card information, email address) only to process donations and inform donors of READ’s progress towards our stated mission. READ does not sell, trade, or share any private donor contact information obtained in any way with other organizations. When donations are made through a third-party organization, donor information is only utilized to process the donation. READ operates through a secure site when charging credit cards for donations.

At any time, READ donors may opt out of mailing lists the organization uses to contact them. READ donors have the right to be informed of how the organization uses their donations. READ handles all donations with respect and confidentiality.If donors have questions regarding their donations, they can call 833-732-3911.

Disclosure of Personal Information
Restore Education After Disasters does not provide, sell, or rent personally identifiable information, including email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of the website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personally identifiable information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to: info@READ.ngo. Or write us at: Restore Education After Disasters, Attn: Privacy Policy Inquiry, 915 Daly Rd, Ojai, CA 93023.

Children Under 13
The website is only intended for individuals who are at least 13 years of age. We do not knowingly encourage or solicit visitors to our website who are under the age of 13 or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without parental consent. If we learn we have collected or received personally identifiable information from an individual under the age of 13, we will delete that information.

We implement security measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing certain technological security measures including encryption, firewalls, and secure socket layer technology. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. By using our website, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

Unsubscribe, Change Personally Identifiable Information
You will have an opportunity to unsubscribe whenever we communicate with you via email. Further, if you have submitted any personally identifiable information to us through our website, you can review and change the personally identifiable information that we hold about you by contacting us at the email address listed in “Contact Information” below. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

Data Retention
We may retain personally identifiable information we collect from you and personally identifiable information you provide to us while your account is in existence or as necessary to provide services. We may retain such personally identifiable information after your account has been closed as reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations and regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud or abuse, and enforce our Privacy Statement and Terms and Conditions.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, information we collect from you and information you provide to us may be retained for a limited period of time if requested by a governmental authority.

The websites may contain links or references to other websites outside of our control, including, for example, our many sponsor sites (https://www.read.ngo/partners) and social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Please be aware that we have no control over these sites and this Privacy Statement does not apply to these sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements and terms and conditions of linked or referenced sites that you enter.

Social Media Platforms
The website may provide you with the ability to register, log into, “like” or otherwise interact with your social media services, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and other social media services. These features may enable integration and/or access to your social media accounts. We do not control these social media services or your profiles on these services, and we do not establish privacy settings or rules for how your personally identifiable information on those services will be used. Your information will be subject to the applicable social media service’s terms and conditions and your current privacy settings on such social media service. You are encouraged to read all policies and information regarding the applicable social media services to learn more about how they handle your information. By linking to or otherwise accessing any social media service, you will be assuming the risk that the information you provide on that service may be viewed or used by third parties for any purpose. You agree that we are not responsible for any acts or omissions by these social media service providers.

Changes to Our Privacy Statement
We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms. 

Contact Information
If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact us by emailing us at info@READ.ngo.

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