Privacy Policy

Effective Date: September 12, 2020

 

Vibha is grateful to all of its supporters including those who donate time or money to help us do our valuable work.  Vibha maintains strict donor privacy policies to protect the integrity and privacy of personal information gathered from our supporters and visitors through all of our communication channels, as well as from visitors to our Website and those who donate through our Website. 

 

Vibha does not sell, exchange or rent your personal information to any organization or individual. We will not divulge personal information to any other organization or individual other than that necessary to transact, fulfill and or account for online donations that you have authorized.

 

Vibha does not share your information with telemarketing centers. We do not use telephone marketing to solicit funds. Vibha will only use your phone number if we need to verify information or to thank you for your contribution, ask for your opinion, request your assistance, or invite you to a special event.

What information do we collect?

When you make a donation, attend an event or volunteer with Vibha, we may ask for information such as your name, address, email address, phone number and other relevant information.

 

Vibha uses cookies to facilitate authentication and personalization across our web systems. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your Web browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Vibha uses only anonymous information (such as IP address) to track how our online visitors use our website. This data is sometimes stored using cookies.

How do we use your information?

Vibha uses personally identifiable information you provide about yourself:

  • To process your donation
  • To send you a receipt for your donation
  • To send you a thank you note for your donation or volunteering
  • To respond to your questions or comments about Vibha
  • To send you additional information about Vibha Projects and events that may interest you.

 

Vibha uses non-identifying basic information (aggregate data) to analyze site use and to improve the content and design of the site. Vibha may share aggregate data such as how many people attended an event, how many volunteers, average donation amount etc with sponsors and partners.  These statistics will not include any personally identifying information.

Vibha will not use personal information in any way other than described in this policy. Vibha requires employees, volunteers, and contractors who have access to personal information to protect information consistent with this privacy policy.  Exceptions to these, as stated above, are limited to sharing personal information to cooperate with law enforcement officials.

Opt-Out

Vibha provides multiple ways to opt out of receiving additional information from us about the projects we support or fund raising events.  You can uncheck the boxes or select the option “No” when such information is collected.

 

You can also opt out of the email updates by clicking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of each email or contacting us directly.

Do Not Track

If you enable the Do Not Track setting in your browser, we won’t record your visit to our website and the third party cookies on our pages will be disabled. Find more information on Do Not Track

Security

Vibha is committed to ensuring that any personal information we collect is secure. We have procedures and technology in place to safeguard and secure the information we collect.  Vibha volunteers and employees are provided training on how to treat your data securely. Our website use Transport Layer Security (TLS), the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser to ensure data passed between the web server and browsers remain private. All online donation transactions are handled by Payment Card Industry (PCI)-compliant vendors. PCI refers to the technical and operational standards that businesses must follow to ensure that credit card data provided by cardholders is protected. 

Credit Card Security

Vibha is grateful for the donations that help us continue our valuable work. When you donate to Vibha online, your credit card information is secured by a reputable security company. Also, your credit card number is used only for that particular transaction and is not stored.  If you allow us to store your credit card or bank information for future use such as recurring donation, such information will be stored by the payment services financial institution.  Vibha only uses financial institutions that adhere to the industry standards for storing such information.

Third-Party Services

This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information, or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any site or service to which the Vibha website link. The inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us. In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure, or security practices (including the data security practices) of other organizations, such as Facebook, Apple, Google, or any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider, or device manufacturer.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Vibha may from time to time and at its discretion amend this Privacy Policy. The “Effective Date” legend at the top of this page indicates when this Privacy Policy was last revised. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Vibha website following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.

No liability

The security measures we take may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the site. Vibha is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to such security failures. Unauthorized third parties may access data and communications, including email, when communicated via the Internet. Vibha web site includes links to other web sites. Vibha cannot ensure the privacy practices of other such sites.

 

For any questions or comments about this privacy policy or to update any personally identifiable information on vibha.org please contact us at the below address. Vibha reserves the right to change its policy at any time and will post and highlight any changes at this site.

 

Vibha
1030 E El Camino Real #424
Sunnyvale, CA-94087
info@vibha.org

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