Who we are
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you fulfill any of our contact forms, we’ll collect the data you provide in our Databases. The contact forms ask for your explicit consent for us to process your personal data in order to manage the requests made, and send informative or commercial communications. The data may be communicated to related entities. And you have the right of access, rectification, deletion, opposition, limitation and data portability.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM OTHER SOURCES
We obtain information from third-party sources. For example, we may collect information about you from social networks, accounting services providers and data analytics providers.
Use of information
We use the information we collect to provide, maintain, and improve our Services, which includes publishing and distributing user-generated content. We also use the information we collect to: Create and maintain your account; Respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service; Communicate with you about new content, products, services, and features offered by us and provide other news and information we think will interest you; and carry out any other purpose described to you at the time the information was collected.
Who we share your data with
We share personal information in the following circumstances or as otherwise described in this policy: We share personal information with vendors, service providers, and consultants that need access to personal information in order to perform services for us, such as companies that assist us with web hosting, storage, and other infrastructure, analytics, payment processing, fraud prevention and security, customer service, communications, and marketing. We may disclose personal information if we believe that disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law or legal process, including lawful requests by public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. If we are going to disclose your personal information in response to legal process, we will give you notice so you can challenge it (for example by seeking court intervention), unless we are prohibited by law or believe doing so may endanger others or cause illegal conduct. We will object to legal requests for information about users of our Services that we believe are improper. We share personal information with our lawyers and other professional advisors where necessary to obtain advice or otherwise protect and manage our business interests. Personal information is shared between and among Good Ideas for Good Causes and our current and future partners and other linked companies. We share personal information with your consent or at your direction. We also share aggregated or de-identified information that cannot reasonably be used to identify you.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. You have the right of access, rectification, deletion, opposition, limitation and data portability. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.