PRIVACY NOTICE EFFECTIVE DATE: JANUARY 1, 2017
We at Variety Children’s Charity of Illinois (“VCC”) respect your concerns about privacy and value the trust you have placed in us. This Privacy Notice describes the types of personal information we collect, how we may use that information, and with whom we may share it. Our Privacy Notice also describes the measures we take to protect the security of the information. In addition, we describe the choices you can make about how we use the information you provide to us. We tell you how you can update your contact information, remove your name from our mailing list, or answer any questions you may have about our privacy practices.
WHAT TYPES OF INFORMATION DOES VCC COLLECT AND USE ABOUT ME AND HOW DOES VCC USE THE INFORMATION?
We collect and use information about you to communicate with you about our programs, services, promotions, initiatives and events, and to customize our communications in those areas. We also collect information to improve your website experience, enable you to make donations to VCC, and enable you to stay informed on VCC events and foundation matters. Here are the ways we obtain information about you and the types of information we obtain. We also tell you how we use the information.
Requesting Information or Enrolling. When you reach out to us about additional information about VCC or when you enroll in the program, your contact information will be added to our database to keep you informed about the agency.
Donations or Purchases. When you donate to VCC or purchase a ticket or product from VCC, you will be asked to give us contact and payment information (such as credit card information) so we may process your order. When you pay using a credit card, we use your credit card information only to fulfill your order and for other internal purposes. We will keep your contact information on file for communication purposes.
Contact Us Link. If you contact us via our website, we may ask you for information such as your name, address and email address so we can respond to your questions or comments. We will keep your contact information on file for communication purposes.
DOES VCC SHARE THE INFORMATION IT OBTAINS ABOUT ME WITH THIRD PARTIES?
VCC does not share personal information about you with any third parties for their own marketing purposes. We do share this information with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf, but these service providers are not authorized by us to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements. We also may disclose information about you to other members of the VCC family (such as our National Organization, which may have their own privacy policies) and as required by law.
HOW DOES VCC UPDATE ITS PRIVACY NOTICE?
VCC’s products, services, promotions and programs will change over time. This Privacy Notice will be updated periodically to reflect those changes and corresponding changes in our information practices. Whenever we revise this Privacy Notice, we will change the date on the notice to indicate when the revisions were made. We reserve the right to change our information practices and the terms of this Privacy Notice, and to apply the changed practices to all information we have about you.
DOES THE VCC WEBSITE CONTAIN LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES?
The VCC website may contain links to other websites that operate independently of VCC and are not under our control. We provide links to those sites solely for your convenience and information. Those sites have their own privacy notices, which we suggest you review if you visit any linked sites. VCC is not responsible for information that is provided by those sites or for any other use of the sites.
HOW CAN I UPDATE MY CONTACT INFORMATION?
Please email us to indicate that you would want to change the contact information we have for you. Please email us from the email address we would have on file so we can verify ownership. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT IF I PREFER NOT TO RECEIVE COMMUNICATIONS FROM VCC?
Please email us to indicate that you would like to unsubscribe from our mailings. Please email us from the email address we would have on file so we can verify ownership. Email us at email@example.com.