Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, St. Louis Chapter
Privacy Protection Policy
The Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, St. Louis Chapter is committed to protecting the privacy of clients, donors, volunteers, board members, staff, and any other individual whose information is capture in the typical proceedings of business. This Policy applies to AAFA-STL’s collection and use of personal data in connection with Bloomerang, AAFA-STL’s chosen third party donor database software, and Apricot, AAFA-STL’s client database software.
Personal Information We Collect
We collect personal data that is provided to us, either from clients applying for our services, donors contributing financial support via check or using Bloomerang, supporters and volunteers submitting ‘Contact Us’ forms, or otherwise interacting with us at conferences, community events, or fundraisers. Generally, this information is requested when one makes a financial contribution or requests to subscribe to e-mail newsletters, complete an online form, download resource information, or when requesting information about or utilizing our program services.
We may collect data about individuals from third parties. We may also get obtain information from publicly-available sources, like DonorSearch, and social networking sites, like LinkedIn or a donor organization’s website.
Use of your Personal Information
In addition to the purposes described when we collect data from you, we may use your personal information in the following ways:
Marketing Communications: We may contact individuals about events, client stories, AAFA-STL news and updates, or other programmatic content. We may send these communications via email or postal mail, call an individual’s mobile, home, or organization phone, and others. If supporters would no longer like to receive such emails, the “Unsubscribe” instructions at the end of each email are available. An e-mail address will be removed from our marketing list. Opting out of other communication methods is available by calling the AAFA-STL office or emailing via webform.
Compliance and Safety: We may use your personal data to comply with our legal obligations and to identify and remediate suspected or actual fraudulent activity or security incidents.
Sharing Personal Information
AAFA-STL may share your personal information as necessary to provide services and information, or as one specifically requests. We may disclose data to our affiliated organizations and subsidiaries, and to service providers who render services to us or on our behalf. We also may disclose information if required by law or to enforce our legal rights or defend us against a legal claim or for the identification or remediation of suspected or actual fraudulent activity or security incidents.
Access to Personal Information
Clients, Donors, Volunteers, Board members, and Staff may review and update this information at any time on Bloomerang or Apricot or by calling the AAFA-STL office. Registered users can view and edit personal information they have already given us.
Information Collected from Children
AAFA-STL’s website is a general audience site, and we do not knowingly collect information about children or sell products to children. Those under the age of 13 must ask a parent or guardian to assist in using our website. Furthermore, we may restrict entries to any contests, sweepstakes or promotions to entrants who are at least 18 years of age. We do not sell data of children.
Security of your Personal Information
We restrict access to personal information collected about clients and donors to our employees, our affiliates’ employees, those who are otherwise specified in this policy or others who need to know that information to provide services or in the course of conducting our business operations or activities. While no website can guarantee exhaustive security, we maintain appropriate physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect personal information collected via Bloomerang or Apricot. We protect our databases with various physical, technical and procedural measures and we restrict access to your information by unauthorized persons. We also advise all AAFA-STL employees about their responsibility to protect private data and we provide them with appropriate guidelines for adhering to our company’s business ethics standards and confidentiality policies. Inside AAFA-STL, data is stored in password controlled servers with limited access.
Information About Health
Information accessible on this site is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice and/or information. Information provided is general in nature and may be helpful to some people but not others, depending upon their personal medical needs. You should always consult with your personal physician prior to changing or undertaking a new diet, exercise program or following advice designed for general audiences only. Your physician is typically best able to evaluate whether or not a specific health suggestion or potential course of treatment is best for you. Advance consultation with your physician is especially important if you are under eighteen (18), pregnant, nursing a baby, or have health problems. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay to seek it because of something you may have read on this site.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, St. Louis Chapter, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, currently does not accept paid advertising on our website. Funds for website operations are derived from the overall annual operating revenues of the organization.
Links to Other Websites
For convenience, we may provide links to other websites that we do not control. We cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of any websites not under our control and we do not endorse any of these websites, the services or products described or offered on such sites or any of the content contained on those sites.
Raffles, Contests, Sweepstakes, and Other Promotions
On our website, one may wish to participate in raffles, contests, sweepstakes, and other promotions that we may offer from time to time. Through these promotions, one may choose to participate in activities such as sharing information found on our websites with others and sending email invitations. If one chooses to participate in these promotions, and is eligible to do so, we may ask for information such as name, email address, date of birth and telephone number.
In connection with any raffles, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions that we may offer from time to time via the website or email marketing, we use the information provided to administer the raffles, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions. This information may also be used to promote future events and activities, as well as to solicit donations.
Transfer of Information
AAFA-STL is headquartered in the United States of America. Any personal information you provide may be stored and maintained in a secure database in the United States. If you are a resident of a country other than the United States and provide us with your information, you consent to the transfer of your data into the United States.
DonorSearch provides data intelligence to nonprofit customers to help them identify and engage constituents to support their missions. This business collects personal information from data compiling companies, non-private websites containing publicly available information, and government entities. We only collect data on US individuals at least 18 years old.
We collect this data for business purposes of internal research, internal operations, auditing, detecting security incidents, debugging, short-term and transient use, fulfilling and improving our Services, quality control, and legal compliance.
A small piece of data that a website can store on your system is referred to as a “cookie.” Cookies are often used to enhance your online experience. Many browsers recognize when a cookie has been sent to your computer and will give you the option to refuse or allow it.
AAFA-STL has a policy in place to refund any payments within 30 days.
We have taken every effort to design our website to be useful, informative, helpful, honest and fun. Hopefully we’ve accomplished that — and would ask that you let us know if you’d like to see improvements or changes that would make it even easier for you to find the information you need and want.
Restrictions on Use of Our Online Materials
All materials contained in the AAFA-STL website (“Online Material”) are the copyrighted property of AAFA-STL. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to AAFA-STL. No Online Material from our Web sites may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that individuals may download one copy of the materials to any single computer for their personal, noncommercial home use only, provided that individuals 1) retain all copyright, trademark and propriety notices, 2) make no modifications to the materials, 3) do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, events or brands, and 4) do not download quantities of materials to a database, server, or personal computer for reuse for commercial purposes. However, material may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed online materials in any way or for any other purpose unless written permission is granted. Nor may any content be added, deleted, distorted or misrepresented on any AAFA-STL website. Any attempt to modify any Online Material, or to defeat, or circumvent our security features is prohibited. Everything you download, any software, plus all files, all images incorporated in or generated by the software, and all data accompanying it, is considered licensed to you by AAFA-STL or third-party licensors for your personal, non-commercial home use only. We do not transfer title of the software to you. That means that we retain full and complete title to the software and to all of the associated intellectual-property rights. You’re not allowed to redistribute or sell the material or to reverse-engineer, disassemble or otherwise convert it to any other form that people can use.
Limitation of Liability
AAFA-STL will not be liable for any damages or injury that accompany or result from your use of any of our sites. These include (but are not limited to) damages or injury caused by any:
USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) THE SITES
USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) ANY SITE TO WHICH YOU HYPERLINK FROM OUR SITES
FAILURE OF OUR SITES TO PERFORM IN THE MANNER YOU EXPECTED OR DESIRED
ERROR ON OUR SITES
OMISSION ON OUR SITES
INTERRUPTION OF AVAILABILITY OF OUR SITES
DEFECT ON OUR SITES
DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OF OUR SITES COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE FAILURE
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING: DAMAGES INTENDED TO COMPENSATE SOMEONE DIRECTLY FOR A LOSS OR INJURY
DAMAGES REASONABLY EXPECTED TO RESULT FROM A LOSS OR INJURY (KNOWN IN LEGAL TERMS AS “CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.”)
OTHER MISCELLANEOUS DAMAGES AND EXPENSES RESULTING DIRECTLY FROM A LOSS OR INJURY (KNOWN IN LEGAL TERMS AS “INCIDENTIAL DAMAGES.”)
Termination of This Agreement
This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement at any time, by destroying all materials obtained from the AAFA-STL website, along with all related documentation and all copies and installations. AAFA-STL may terminate this agreement at any time and without notice to you, if, in its sole judgment, you breach any term or condition of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials. In addition, by providing material on our websites, we do not in any way promise that the materials will remain available to you. And AAFA-STL is entitled to terminate all or any part of any of its websites without notice to you.
Jurisdiction and Other Points to Consider
Questions or Suggestions