We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website envested.org (our "Website") to use our services, or when you use our related application for your mobile device (our "Application"), and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information. We refer to the Website and the Application cumulatively as our "Platform"
This policy applies to any information that we collect on the Platform, including any information in any e-mails, posts, texts and other electronic messages between you and the Platform and any information about you transferred to the Platform from other websites. This policy does not apply to any information that we collect by any other means, including offline collection.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Platform, including information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address and telephone number, your affiliations and the amount and nature of your contributions ("Personal Information"). We do not collect any information required solely for you to pay your contributions, such as credit card numbers and security codes. The information we collect on or through our Platform may include information that you provide by registering to use our Platform, using our services, posting material, requesting further services or reporting a problem with our Platform. We will also retain records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact us.
As you navigate through and interact with our Platform, we may automatically collect certain traffic data and usage information to help us manage our content and improve your use of the Platform. This may include information about your equipment, your IP address and your browsing actions and patterns when you visit our Platform, including the referring and exit pages. The technologies that we use for this automatic data collection may include cookies that are stored on your computer or mobile device and small embedded electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) on the Platform that permit us to count users and obtain other related Platform statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Platform content and verifying system and server integrity).
You also may provide information to be posted, published or displayed on public areas of the Platform, or transmitted to other users of the Platform or third parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. We cannot control the actions of other users of the Platform with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
We do not collect Personal Information about your on-line activities over time and across third party websites or on-line services when you use our Platform or services. Other parties will not be able to collect Personal Information about your on-line activities over time and across third party websites or on-line services when you use our Platform or services
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information, to present our Platform and its contents to you, to provide you with information or services that you request from us and to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide the information. We may also use your Personal Information to notify you about changes to our Platform. We may also use the information that you provide in any other way that we describe when you provide the information and for any other purpose with your consent.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may convert or combine some Personal Information of users into de-identified or aggregated data that does not disclose any of the Personal Information of any individual user. We may disclose any such de-identified or aggregated data without restriction.
We may disclose Personal Information to our subsidiaries and affiliates and to any contractors, service providers and other third parties who need to know such information to support our permitted uses of Personal Information. We may disclose such Personal Information to a buyer or other successor to our business in the event of a sale of equity or assets, reorganization, merger or a similar corporate transaction.
Some of the information that we collect from cookies relates to your personal use of the Platform and allows us to store information about your preferences, speed up your searches and recognize you when you return to our Platform. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this policy, this information is not shared with third parties. Other information that we collect from cookies and web beacons is not tied to your personal information and enables us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns. This traffic data may be shared with third parties.
We may also disclose your Personal Information for any other purpose disclosed when the information is provided, and for any other purpose with your consent. We may also disclose your Personal Information to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request, or if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of our users or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Social Media Sites and Widgets
If you log onto the Platform through Facebook or a similar social media site, certain information about you will be transferred to the Platform, and the fact that you have logged onto the Platform and some of that transferred information may be available to other users of the social media site. We will restrict access to any such transferred information about you to the extent required by the policies of any such social media site, but all transferred information will otherwise be subject to the terms of this policy.
You may be able to use social media widgets such as the Facebook Like button on the Platform. These widgets will collect your IP address and identify which page you are visiting on the Platform, and make your preference information available to third parties. The information collected by such widgets is controlled by third party privacy policies.
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
If you do not wish to have your e-mail address/contact information used by us to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, or if you do not want us to share your personal information with third parties for direct marketing or promotional purposes, such as delivering advertisements according to our advertisers’ target-audience preferences, you can opt-out by logging into the Platform and adjusting your user preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by sending us an e-mail stating your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. For this opt-out to function, you must have your browser set to accept browser cookies. If we have sent you a promotional e-mail, you may send us a return e-mail asking to be omitted from future e-mail distributions.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Platform and visiting your account profile page.
You may also send us an e-mail at email@example.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. In addition we would retain a record of your transactions, even if other personal information is deleted. 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.
If you delete your User Contributions from the Platform, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Platform users.
Children Under the Age of 13
Our Platform is not intended to be used by anyone under 18 years of age, but we have additional obligations with respect to children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to this Platform. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Platform, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Platform or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Users Outside of the United States
Our Platform is hosted in the United States and our services are provided from the United States. We intend for all of our users to be residents of the United States. It is possible that certain information will be stored on servers in multiple other countries on the "cloud" or other similar distributed hosting platforms. If you are a user accessing our Platform or services from the European Union, Asia or any other region with laws governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please note that you are transferring your Personal Information outside your home jurisdiction, and that by providing your Personal Information you are consenting to the transfer of your Personal Information to the United States and other jurisdictions as indicated above, and to our use of your Personal Information in accordance with this policy.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. All information that you provide to us is stored on our servers behind firewalls and certain Personal Information will be encrypted using secure socket layer (SSL) technology.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. When we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Platform, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Platform such as message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Platform.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure. Although we have implemented security measures that we think are adequate, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Platform. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Platform.