Bloom Our Youth, Inc. (“Bloom”) is a nationally recognized and accredited 501(c)3 nonprofit headquartered at 150 Marquis Drive, Fayetteville, GA, 30214. Our website is https://bloomouryouth.org (“website”).
Bloom Our Youth, Inc.
150 Marquis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214
BY ACCESSING AND/OR USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU HAVE AGREED TO:
2) The transfer, processing, and maintenance of your personal and sensitive information in the United States of America.
THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT:
Depending on the type of communication or transaction, the personal information we collect may include but is not limited to your name, postal address, zip code, telephone number, organization name, e-mail address, credit card, bank information, or billing information.
WHERE AND WHEN WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION:
You will be asked to provide your personal information when making donations, applying for various volunteer and sponsorship opportunities, requesting communications, subscribing to our newsletter, applying for a job with Bloom (whether via our website, e-mail, direct mail, or telephone communications).
WE DO NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN:
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18 or knowingly allow such persons to provide us with their personal information. Therefore, if you are under 18, do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address. In the event we learn that we collected personal information from anyone under the age of 18, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about anyone under the age of 18, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Eastern Time at (770) 460-6652.
Bloom has a layered security in our systems and only designated employees to have access to hard copies of your personal data. All online transactions are done on a secure server: information entered on the transaction page is encrypted using a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) before transmission. On secure pages, a “closed” lock symbol is displayed in the address bar to the left of the web address and the website address in the address bar at the top of the browser screen starts with an “HTTPS” instead of an “HTTP.” Authorize.net verifies donation pages, and transactions are secured using a VeriSign merchant account.
BLOOM MAY SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Personal information will be shared internally at Bloom to complete your donations or purchasing transactions, to contact you about our ongoing work, discuss employment opportunities and ways that you can further support our efforts to help foster children. Your personal information will also be used to provide you access to the various sections of our website that have been personalized for your needs. Bloom may share, rent or exchange donor names and postal addresses with third parties. Except in the limited circumstances outlined below, Bloom will never intentionally share your e-mail addresses, phone numbers, or financial information.
Bloom reserves the right to share your personal information in certain situations:
1. Credit Card Transactions, Electronic Fund Transfers, Payments by Check or Money Order and, Online Transactions. Bloom hires third parties to provide credit card, bank, payment and information processing services, and order fulfillment services. If you choose to submit an employment application, make a donation online, by phone, through the mail or, by other means, we will share your personal information with our processing service providers. We make an effort to require all third-party service providers to hold personal information in strict confidence. While we believe these other companies are upstanding and will treat your personal information responsibly, we do not own or control them and cannot guarantee your privacy.
2. Necessity. If we have reason to believe that there has been some inappropriate interference with or use of our website, communications, charitable services, or personal or real property or have reason to believe that one of the Bloom website users, donors, employees, or other related parties may have been injured or may have harmed some other party, we will disclose, without notice to you, personal information as we deem appropriate or if compelled by a legal or regulatory authority.
3. Merger, Acquisition, or other Corporate Restructure. We also may transfer your personal information to a third-party successor in interest if we are involved in an acquisition, merger, or other transfer of control or sale of assets.
YOU MAY ALWAYS CHANGE YOUR PRIVACY PREFERENCES BY CONTACTING US:
If you would like to change your privacy preferences, please e-mail us at email@example.com or call us Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Eastern Time at (770) 460-6652.
COOKIES AND PIXELS:
A “cookie” is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from Bloom’s web server and is stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies collect non-identifying information about the user, such as web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific website. Bloom uses two different types of cookies – session-based and persistent cookies. Session-based cookies expire at the end of a browser session, so the cookie terminates once you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your computer until you remove them. Persistent cookies provide internal website analytics. You can manually delete all cookies, including persistent ones, within your browser privacy. In addition, Bloom uses “pixels,” or transparent GIF files, to help manage online advertising. These pixels do not collect identifying information.
We may occasionally include “links” to other websites from our website. Bloom’s privacy practices may not be applicable at any third-party sites. Anytime you leave the Bloom website, we have no control regarding what information may be collected about you, nor do we control what third parties might do with the data. It is important that you carefully review any privacy policies on third-party sites before you use any services or programs offered.
CHANGES TO PRIVACY PRACTICES:
Bloom may revise its privacy practices to address changing technology, security measures, and website functionality from time to time. We strive to provide you with timely notice of these changes.
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150 Marquis Dr.
Fayetteville, GA 30214
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Fayetteville, GA 30214