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From Our Member Nonprofits. In order to provide our Services, we receive data from non-profit organizations that have contractual relationships with Top 10 Securecasts (our “Member Nonprofits”). This information often includes:
We occasionally receive demographic information about consumers (such as age or income ranges) that we may use to help our Member Nonprofits better target and communicate with their donors and prospective donors.
Information you provide to us through our corporate website(s). We will sometimes give You the opportunity to provide information directly to us through our corporate Website – such as if you are a business interested in a relationship with us. The information we collect from you may include:
Automatic Data Collection. As you interact with our website, we may use (or engage with business partners and vendors that use) automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. That information includes usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies.
The technologies we (or our vendors) use for this automatic data collection may include cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies. We describe these technologies in Section 4.
The information we collect automatically through our corporate Website may include PII or we may associate it with PII we collect in other ways or receive from third parties (for instance, to help us identify companies that may want to work with us).
The information we receive helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to: (a) understand our actual and potential customers; (b) store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests; (c) recognize you when you return to our Website, and (d) market (including through “retargeting”) to our actual and potential customers.
Top 10 Securecasts uses the Information for various purposes, including the following. Top 10 Securecasts uses the Information for various purposes, including the following.
As Part of Our Services: We provide Member Nonprofits access to the information in our database, which contains PII contributed by Member Nonprofits with which we have contractual relationships. Those Services include:
To Operate Our Services. We also use the Information we collect from our Website for internal purposes such as: We also use the Information we collect from our Website for internal purposes such as:
At Your Request or with Your Consent. Where you provide Information to us directly, we will use that Information:
As Part of our Services. Top 10 Securecasts makes the Information available to third parties in order to provide and operate our Services we have described above (or other services we may add.) This includes:
Other Purposes. We may also disclose Information to third parties in some less common circumstances.
Aggregated or Non-identifiable information. We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify, and cannot be used to identify, any individual, without restriction.
The Website uses certain industry-standard technologies, including cookies and similarly functional technologies, which we describe below.
We may work with third parties to provide or enhance our services (e.g. for purposes of tailoring ads, or placing browser cookies), or to offer marketers ways to access or use our Information, often in de-identified form. These partners may set and access their own cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies on your device, which may have cookies with varying expiration periods. Those partners may, likewise, collect various types of information about your browser, device, or browsing activities through use of these cookies.
Cookies, in turn, are small data files that contain a string of characters, such as a unique browser identifier. Cookies are stored on your computer or other device and act as tags that identify your device. Our (or other companies’) servers send your device a cookie when you visit a website. A pixel tag (also commonly known as a web beacon or clear GIF) is an invisible 1 x 1 pixel that is placed on certain web pages. When you access web pages (such as the website of a marketer), pixel tags may generate a generic notice of the visit and permit our partners (or sometimes, us) to read the cookies that a respective company or server has deployed. Pixel tags are used in combination with cookies to track the activity on a site by a particular device. When you turn off cookies, pixel tags simply detect a given website visit.
There are multiple ways that you can opt-out of having the Information that we use, or that we disclose to Member Nonprofits or to third parties, used to market to you (e.g., for purposes of seeking charitable donations):
California Residents. If you are a California resident, you have additional rights under California law. You may find information about your privacy rights in the Addendum provided here.
Nevada Residents. If you are a Nevada resident, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, as the term is defined under Nevada Law. You may make a verified request to opt-out of the sale of your personal information at the address provided in the Contact Us section below.
This Website may provide links to other websites that Top 10 Securecasts thinks users of the site will find interesting or useful (for instance, if we provide information about an event or a business partner). Top 10 Securecasts is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites or companies.
Top 10 Securecasts takes steps to help ensure that the data we possess is housed and transmitted securely. This may include various types of physical and electronic security, including firewall protections, encryption, hashing or truncation of data, and access controls to certain sensitive or personal information. While neither we nor any platform can guarantee 100 percent safety from hacks or illegal intrusion, we employ efforts that are designed to ensure that this does not occur.
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information: