date of last revision: 5/8/2015
Because many visitors to the site are children, we recognize the need for additional privacy protection for children on our Sites. We adhere to the United States Children Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and encourage all younger visitors to check with parents or guardians before entering information on any website, including ours. See additional information on our Children Privacy Policies below.
What types of information does raise craze collect and how?
In order to operate the Service and to provide our services, we must ask you to provide certain information about yourself. In order for you to participate in Fundraisers, make donations through the Service, or register with the Sites as an Organizer, we require you to provide us with applicable information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes the following types of data, which will depend on your participation on our Sites:
Contact Data, such as name, mailing address, e-mail address and password. Demographic Data such as How You are Paying It Forward, your picture if you choose to upload one, and Group Lead Name (if you are a Participant) If you are an Organizer, Fundraiser Name and the cause that you are raising money for.
We have implemented Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting, a feature of Google analytics, which is a web analysis service provided by Google. We utilize the data collected to track and examine the use of www.raisecraze.net, to prepare reports for internal use only. We do not share this information with any parties. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network and share the data with other Google services. You can opt out of Google Analytics using the Ad Settings (https://www.google.com/settings/ads) or the Opt-Out Browser Add-on (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/).
how does raise craze use my personal information?
We use your Personal Information in order to administer the Sites and allow you to use and participate in the Service, and to otherwise provide the services you are requesting, administer your account, respond to your questions and requests, customize your experience on the Sites and contact you regarding your account. We communicate with you only if you want us to. Here are some examples of some of the communications we may send you: receipts (regarding donations); updates about activity on the Sites and Service related to you; updates regarding your status.
is my personal information kept confidential?
with whom is my personal information shared?
We share your Personal Information with other business partners as necessary to perform core services (such as hosting, data storage, and security) related to the operation of the Sites and Service. Any Fundraiser that you make a donation to will have access to your Personal Information (except your credit card number which we do not collect). If you make a donation through a specific Participant’s webpage, then the Participant who created the webpage will also have access to your Personal Information and amount of your donation (except for your credit card number which we do not collect). Additionally, the Organizer has access to your Personal Information (which includes your name, email address, the participant you are supporting and the amount of your donation). You consent to the foregoing and agree that we are not responsible for how these organizations or persons handle your Personal Information. You should contact them directly for their privacy policies and data usage practices.
Please remember that after we disclose Personal Information to third parties, we can no longer control the use of such Personal Information. Accordingly, Raise Craze will not be liable for the acts of omissions of any third party.
who has access to my credit card number?
what are your choices with regards to privacy?
It’s up to you whether you want to provide us with Personal Information and it’s ultimately your decision if you want to use our Sites. You can always visit the Sites without providing us with Personal information, but you will be unable to take certain actions without doing so (including Creating a Fundraiser, Joining a Fundraiser or making a donation).
what other information do you collect?
When you interact with Raise Craze through the Sites, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Raise Craze may store this information itself or this information may be stored in databases owned and maintained by Raise Craze affiliates, agents or service providers. No Personal information is available or used in this process.
Children's (users under age 13) privacy:
In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), parental or guardian consent is required for the collection, use or disclosure of information from children under 13. If consent is not provided by or on behalf of a parent or guardian, we will not collect, use or disclose any personal information from the child. If your child has used the Sites and submitted Personal Information to us without your consent, please contact us and we will immediately remove that information from the Sites and our database.
Any Personal Information entered by your child (Participant), including name, picture (if you choose to upload one) and How I Am Paying it Forward, will be shared with Supporters whose email addresses you enter or to whom you send your child’s personal donation website link.
other notable points on our children's privacy practices:
We do not ask children to share more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in an activity. Information collected from children will only be retained for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purpose of the activity. Parents and guardians are free to review the Personal Information that is collected, used or disclosed. They also have the ability to refuse further use or maintenance of the information The Service and our Sites make reasonable efforts to establish and maintain procedures to protect the confidentiality, security and integrity of information from anyone under the age of 13.
integrating social networking sites
You may make use of our Sites integration with Social Networking Services including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google-Plus and LinkedIn when you access content through the Sites (for example, you may post to Facebook that you are pledging to a Raise Craze Fundraiser and share the link to your personal donation website); you acknowledge that if you choose to use this feature, your friends, followers and subscribers on any Social Networking Services you have enabled will be able to see your posts and notifications.
Raise Craze takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Information provided via the Sites from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. That being said, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to our from the Sites may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Information to Raise Craze via the Internet.
other terms and conditions
Your access to and use of the Sites is subject to the Terms and Conditions