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Privacy Policy - FACES

PRIVACY POLICY

Here at Female Artistic & Commercial Entrepreneur Support, Inc. (“FACES”) we take personal privacy very seriously. In an effort to maintain efficient service while respecting the privacy of those who visit the FACES Web site (www.FemaleACEs.org) and correspond electronically with FACES, FACES has created and posted the following privacy policy. This privacy policy is incorporated into and is a part of the Terms & Conditions section of our Site.

As a general rule, FACES does not collect your personal information unless you chose to provide that information to us. When you choose to provide us with your personal information, you are giving FACES your permission to use that information for the stated purposes listed in this privacy policy. If you choose not to provide us with that information, it might limit the features and services that you can use on this website.

Generally, the information requested by FACES will be used to provide a website feature or service to you, such as commenting, support, or providing future content better tailored to your interests. A description of FACES’ intended use of that information, how that information is collected, security measures FACES takes to protect that information, and how to grant or revoke consent for collection and use of that information will be fully described the ‘Privacy Notice’ section of this privacy policy.

Emailing & Contact Forms

Some of the services on this website allow you to send us an email. We will use the information you provide, such as email address or phone number, only to respond to your inquiry. Keep in mind that email transmissions are not encrypted by default, so we suggest you do not send sensitive information such as Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, or bank account information via such contact forms.

If such information is required, it will be via a web page that clearly states the page and its transmission of information is secure and encrypted. All electronic messages received from visitors are deleted when no longer needed.

Third Party Websites

FACES uses commenting and social media plug-ins and third-party websites. We use those third-party services to interact with visitors and to build our community on social media. We also use these third-party services to measure the number of visitors to our website, to interact with visitors on the site, and to make our website more useful to visitors.

In such cases, the third-party application may request an email address, username, password, internet protocol (IP) address, and geographic location for account registration or sign-in purposes. FACES does not use those third-party websites or services to collect personal information from individuals. Any personal information collected by the third-party website will not be stored or transmitted by FACES. FACES has no control over or access to specific login information or any other sensitive personal information provide to third-party websites.

Analytics: How We Use Your Information

FACES uses cookies to provide a customized user experience on the site. A cookie is a small file that a website transfers to your computer to allow your browser to remember information about your last session on that website. Your computer only shares information in the cookie with the specific website that provided it, and no other website can request that information. FACES also uses third-party analytics services (like Google Analytics) to gather this information for analysis. You can learn how Google collects and processes data by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

FACES collects and temporarily stores certain information about your visit to help us to better align our content and the website design with your needs. The information these cookies collect includes:

  1. The domain you access our website from
  2. Your computer’s IP address
  3. The date and time you accessed the site
  4. The operating system of your computer
  5. The browser you’re using to access our site
  6. The Universal Resource Locators (URLs) of the pages you visit on our website
  7. Your username, if you’ve logged into the site
  8. The URL of site you came from, if you clicked a link there that brought you to our website

We may share this information internally with FACES employees or third-party contractors as needed. This information is only used to to improve the website and enhance our visitors’ experience. Raw data logs are only retained temporarily site management purposes.

Security

FACES takes the security of your personal information very seriously. We take many precautions to ensure that the information we collect is secure and inaccessible by anyone outside of our organization. These precautions include advanced access controls to limit access to that information to only internal personnel who require access to that information. We also use numerous security technologies to protect all data stored on our servers and related systems. Our security measures are regularly upgraded and tested to ensure they are effective.

We take the following specific steps to protect your information:

  1. Use internal access controls so only limited personnel have access to your information.
  2. Anyone with access to user information is trained on all relevant security and compliance policies.
  3. Servers that store visitor information are regularly backed up to protect against loss.
  4. All information is secured through modern security technologies like secure socket layer (SSL), encryption, firewalls, and secure passwords.

All access safeguards described above are in place to prevent unauthorized access by outsiders to information stored on or transmitted by our systems.

While FACES has implemented administrative, technical and physical safeguards to assist in protecting the personal information we collect, please note that no electronic transmission of information can be entirely secure. We cannot guarantee that the security measures we have in place to safeguard personal information will never be defeated or fail, or that those measures will always be sufficient or effective. Please also be aware that we may use third-party cloud service providers that provide hosting, data storage and other services pursuant to standard terms and conditions that may be non-negotiable; these service providers have informed us or the general public that they apply security measures they consider adequate for the protection of information within their systems, or they have a general reputation for applying such measures. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with the “Contact Us” section below.

Contact Us With Any Concerns

You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  1. Ask for a list of personal information we have about you, if any.
  2. Request a change, correction, or deletion of your personal information.
  3. Request that we avoid collecting anything in the future (opt-out).

If you do not wish to have cookies stored on your machine, you have the option to turn cookies off in your browser. However, keep in mind that turning off cookies may impact how this website functions. Disabling browser cookies will also impact how other websites you visit store browser cookies as well.

Whenever we collect any sensitive information (such as social security numbers or credit card information), the information is encrypted and securely transmitted. You are able to confirm this by looking for the ‘lock’ icon in the browser address bar, and also confirm that the URL link starts with ‘https.’

If you believe at any point that we are not following this privacy policy as stated or that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please contact us immediately via email (brittany@femaleaces.org) or via telephone (347) 738-6998.

These terms are effective as of 7/22/18.