The only personal information gathered from GivWiz with Snipetz subscribers is the email addresses of users who sign up for Snipetz. Even then, that email information is taken only so that subscribers can receive email notifications of donation opportunities, and then communications by emai or otherwise are made between Snipetz subscriber and the charity, only. We will not monitor, collect or otherwise have access to any personal information of GivWiz with Snipetz subscribers/users.
Donations via GivWiz with Snipetz are made by users out of the app and thru the donation website of their chosen charities, groups or political parties, not on the GivWiz-Snipetz.org website. Donations are not made in the app, so we don’t need to collect any personal information from users for donations.
1. What is personal information?
Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual. This includes information such as a person’s name, address, home phone number and email address. Non-personal information does not identify you as an individual.
The only personal information that GW gathers is the basic name and email information provided by users in order to subscribe for the Snipetz feature of GivWiz.
GW does NOT collect non-personal information from our website www.GivWiz-Snipetz.org users such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer and your Internet Service Provider, the date and time you visited the website, and the website pages you read and any content you downloaded from the website.
2. Do I have to give GW my personal information?
No, the choice to provide personal information is yours. However, for GW to provide its services to you, there are certain purposes for which your personal information is required. These include primary operational and/or administrative purposes, such as processing payment information, and other operational purposes that are essential for GW to provide products and/or services you request from GW.
3. What about my consent?
Consent is your voluntary agreement with the way in which GW collects, uses and discloses your personal information. Consent can be either implied or expressed. Implied consent is inferred from an individual’s action or inaction. For example your consent is implied if GW asks you to provide personal information for a stated purpose, such as those primary purposes mentioned in Question 2. Expressed consent is unequivocal, given orally, electronically or in writing by the individual, and requires no inference on the part of GW. For example your consent is expressed when you choose to “opt in” to having your information used for promotional purposes.
5. Does GW share a customer’s personal information with other parties?
We would only disclose your personal information to the donor agencies and groups in order to provide you with our services. Whenever we hire other organizations to provide support services, we will require them to conform to our privacy standards and to allow us to audit them for compliance. GW respects that you may not wish to have your personal information shared in this way. If you do not want GW to provide your information to others, please contact us in writing through our Contact page on our website. Please request your name be removed under the message section and your name will be removed from all shared lists. Please note that it may take from two to four weeks to process your request.
6. May I review the personal information GW has about me?
Yes. Subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law and provided we can authenticate your identity, you can review the personal information GW has about you by sending a written request to the Contact address. We will respond to your request within seven business days from the date your request is received. To authenticate your identity, we will need you to provide a utility bill or an identification document with your name/address and a photo id.
7. Can I update the personal information GW has about me?
Yes, you can update the personal information GW has about you by updating your online profile page created on your Givesome mobile application or by email to:
8. How does GW safeguard my personal information?
GW takes all reasonable steps to protect personal information against loss or theft, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
9. How does GW receive, store and retain my personal information?
All personal information provided to GW in written form is secured in locked facilities with access limited to those who require it to complete their duties. If you are transmitting information to us electronically, all of your personal information is encrypted (or coded) through Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, and is only decoded when it reaches our servers.
10. How long does GW keep my personal information?
GW keeps your personal information for as long as it is necessary for GW to provide you with GW services. Personal information about a customer or mobile app user that is no longer required by GW to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, is shredded and disposed of in a manner that safeguards its confidentiality.
12. What happens in the event of insolvency or sale of the company?
13. What about links to third party websites?
This privacy statement applies solely to personal information collected by our website and our mobile app platform, GivWiz.
14. When else might GW disclose my personal information?
In addition to the circumstances described above, GW may disclose your personal information if: (i) required to do so by law, court order or subpoena, or as requested by other government, law enforcement or investigative authority, (ii) in the good faith belief of GW that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable including, without limitation, to protect the rights or properties of GW, (iii) GW has reason to believe that disclosing the personal information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with the rights or properties of GW, or has breached an agreement with GW, or (iv) anyone else could be harmed by such activities or interference.
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