Website Privacy Notice
In order to deliver personalized and relevant information to you through our Site, we collect certain information from users.
Information We Collect
In operating our Site, we may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.
Please note that we may supplement the information we collect from you with information we collect from other online and offline sources, such as public databases and social media platforms.
By submitting a telephone number to DPPC you agree that a representative of DPPC can contact you at the number you provide, potentially using automated technology (including texts/SMS messaging) or a pre-recorded message. Your consent is not an obligation to receive any of our services.
A “cookie” is a piece of text which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, this cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer. They help us and our affiliates to improve our Site. They present the content from our Site in the most effective manner for you and your computer.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our Site.
We do not track our users across time or across websites.
We do not use flash cookies on our Site. Flash cookies are small pieces of information stored and accessed by Adobe Flash.
We do use Google Analytics to collect anonymous data for determining website trends. You can opt out of Google Analytics through an opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Use of Your Information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you in the best possible manner. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
- To provide you with information relating to our services;
- To provide third parties with statistical information about the users of our Site;
- To monitor and conduct an analysis of our Site traffic and usage patterns;
- To respond to inquiries and fulfil your requests, such as to process donations, provide you information about an event, and to answer your questions;
- To send you information about our organization or partner organizations;
- For internal purposes, such as data analysis, donor retention practices, developing new website and social media content, enhancing, improving or modifying the website, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our donation campaigns and operating and expanding our activities; and
- To analyze trends.
To secure your information, we have put in place commercially suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on our Site.
Nonetheless, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically on our Site, and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk.
Disclosing Your Information
Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any affiliated business entities or third parties necessary to provide services to you. This includes, where applicable, our subsidiaries, our holding company and its other subsidiaries (if any), as well as third parties involved in the administration and operation of our services, such as website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, email delivery, and other similar services. We may also disclose your personal information to other third parties, such as:
- Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party, whether through bankruptcy proceedings or other sale or merger.
- Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
- When we are contractually obligated to disclose it.
DPPC does not sell, share or trade our donors’ personal information with other non-profit organizations or solicitation companies, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other groups.
Third Party Websites
By accessing third party websites through our Site, you are consenting to the terms and privacy policies of those websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.
Users Only of Legal Age of Majority
Our Site is designed and intended for those who have reached the age of majority (18 years of age). By using our Site, you affirm that you are at least 18 years of age or older. We are not liable for any damages that may result from a user’s misrepresentation of age.
No one under age 13 is authorized to submit or post any information, including personally identifying information, on our Site. Under no circumstances may anyone under age 13 use our Site. Parents or legal guardians of children under 13 cannot agree to these Terms on their behalf.
Rights over Your Data
You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. To make such a request, please contact us in writing at the address listed in the “Contacting Us” section below.
Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy
30 Exchange Terrace, 4th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
Effective Date: August 10, 2018