Privacy Policy

Effective: May 8, 2018

Welcome to the Change 4 Children’s website (the “Website”). This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) explains the type of information (“Information”) we collect from users of the Website, how that Information is used, how the Information may be shared with other parties, and what controls our users have regarding their Information. We encourage you to read this Policy carefully. Any updates or modifications to this Policy will be posted to our Website on this page. By using or accessing the Website, you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by this Policy.

Information We Collect

You may browse portions of our Website without providing us with personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”). However, if you wish to register on our Website, request a jar, make a donation, contact us using the “Contact” form, subscribe to our newsletter or other mailings, or otherwise communicate with us, we will at that time require that you provide Personal Information, including without limitation your name, address, telephone number, email address and payment information. When you submit Personal Information on the Website, you are giving your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

We may also collect, store or accumulate certain non-personally identifiable information concerning your use of this Website, such as information regarding which of our pages are most popular. Information gathered may be used in aggregate form for internal business purposes, such as generating statistics and developing marketing plans. We may share or transfer such aggregate, non-personally identifiable information with or to our affiliates, licensees and partners.

Uses of Personal Information

We use your Personal Information that we collect to process your requests, authenticate website visits/usage, maintain and develop our Website, and communicate with you. You always will be given the opportunity to unsubscribe from further emails in any messages we send you. We may also post your first and last name on the Website on our “Supporters” page, unless you ask us not to.

We will not disclose, rent, sell or share any Personal Information to third parties for marketing purposes. We may, however, share your Personal Information with organizations who are the beneficiaries of C4C donations (e.g., Children’s Hospital Los Angeles) and, under certain circumstances, with third parties that provide services on our behalf or with whom we have partnered to offer a particular service.

Finally, we may share your Personal Information: (i) In response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us; (ii) When we believe it is appropriate to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of our organization, our users, or others; and in connection with our Terms of Use and other agreements; or (iii) In connection with a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.

Privacy and Security

We use reasonable and customary measures to safeguard the security of your Personal Information; however transmissions made on or through the Internet are vulnerable to attack and cannot be guaranteed to be secure. You hereby acknowledge that we are not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.

Cookies and Do Not Track

In order to improve your user experience, we may use cookies. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Generally, cookies work by assigning to your computer a unique number that has no meaning outside of the Website. Our cookies do not generally contain any personally identifying information. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually configure your browser to prevent this. However, not accepting cookies may make certain features of the Website unavailable to you.

California Do Not Track Disclosures: because we respect your privacy, we will abide by any “do not track” technology that you may choose to utilize, although, as a described above with cookies, such technology may negatively affect the functionality of the Website.

Testimonials, Comments and Photos

Our users may have the opportunity to post testimonials, comments and/or photos on the Website. These features were created for the purpose of sharing experiences and providing useful feedback. The posted testimonials, comments and photos are not edited or altered by us in any way, but their content is moderated to ensure accuracy and appropriateness. We reserve the right to delete or remove any testimonial, photo or comment at our discretion. By posting your comment(s), testimonial(s), or photo(s) (collectively, “User Content”) on the Website, you give us permission to reprint or use the User Content and agree to the following conditions: (1) The User Content will be reprinted and/or used solely at our discretion and does not involve compensation; (2) We may use the User Content with or without any name credit; (3) Our right to use the User Content is perpetual and may be assigned by us; (4) We may use the User Content locally, nationally, or globally and such use may be made in any media, information, or communication platform (including Internet advertising) currently in use or later developed; and (5) You (not someone else) composed and posted the User Content. Other than your name, which we may or may not use, your personal contact information will not be disclosed in connection with our reprint or use of your User Content.
By posting User Content to our Website, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to us a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide right and license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, adapt, modify, perform, publish, display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing, all on a non-confidential and unrestricted basis, without compensation to you. You represent and warrant that your User Content is accurate, true, non-defamatory and non-infringing, and that it will not cause injury to any person or entity; you further represent and warrant that the holder of any rights in such content, including intellectual property rights, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant the license stated above. You also hereby waive any moral rights to the User Content.

Children Under 13

This website is targeted to adults. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information directly from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 we will delete that information as quickly as possible.

If you are a California resident under the age of 18, and a user of the Website, California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits you to request and obtain removal of content or information you have publicly posted. To make such a request, please send an email with a detailed description of the specific content or information to change4childrens@gmail.com and include “CA Removal Request” in the subject line. Please be aware that such a request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information you have posted and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require or allow removal even if requested.

Correcting/Updating Your Information

You may correct or change any information which you have previously provided to us by going to your account settings on the Website. You may change this information at any time and as often as necessary.

Opting Out
You may opt out of receiving further communications from us at the time you register an account with this Website or provide your information to this Website. Alternatively, if you initially decide to receive information from us but at a later date wish to remove your information from our database, you can do so by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails.

Please note that even if you unsubscribe from our promotional email messages, we may still need to contact you with important transactional information related to your account and jars you may have in your possession.

Links to Third Party Websites
Our Website or emails may contain links to third party websites to which we have no affiliation. Except as set forth in this Policy, we do not share your Personal Information with those websites and are not responsible for the privacy policies of any other website or their management of your Personal Information. We suggest you read the privacy policies on those third party websites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If any changes are made to this Policy, a notice will be posted as part of this Policy and on the Website, indicating the old and new content, as well as the date of the last update. Your continued use of the Website after the changes are posted constitutes your agreement to the changes. If you do not agree to the changes, please discontinue your use of the Website.

If you have questions or comments about this Policy, please contact us at: change4childrens@gmail.com with “Website Privacy” in the subject line of your email.