Privacy Policy

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Thoughtful.org Privacy Policy

We always want our polices to be easy to understand and as straightforward as possible – so this Policy offers a simple explanation of what happens to your data on Thoughtful.org. Covering which details are public and private. We’re always open to feedback and suggestions, so if you have any thoughts don’t hesitate to contact us by emailing thoughts@thoughtful.org

What We Collect
To create an account on Thoughtful.org and use the Service, we need to collect some information. Depending on your use of the Service, this may include:

:: Basic Information (such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, and country of residence) that you provide by signing up on the Site, inclusing if you register as a user of the Service, make a dontation, subscribe to our newsletters, upload or submit any material through the Site, or request information;

:: Your login and password details;
:: Information about your activity on the Site, such as IP address, device, and browser;
:: Details of any requests or donations you make through the Service;
:: Communications you send to us (for example if you reach out to us to report a problem, support, or send us questions or comments); and
:: Information that you submit to the Site in the form of discussions, comments, or messages to other users.

What is Public
When you create an account on Thoughtful.org, we create a basic profile page for you which contains your account name, the date your account was created, and a list of campaigns you have donated or created. Your account name will appear on any campaigns your create and any donations you make, with the exception of making an anonymous donation where only the campaign creator will see your account name. Here are some additional things that will be publicly viewable on your profile:

:: Account name
:: ​Date of creation
:: Information you add to your profile (picture, bio, location, etc)
:: Campaigns you’ve donated too
:: Campaigns you follow
:: Campaigns you’ve created
:: Campaign creators will be asked to verify their identities before launching a project. Once this is done, their name will be publicly displayed on the campaign page.

What is Private
This information will not be revealed or displayed publically to other users:

:: Payment information you provide
:: Your password
:: Your IP address
:: Your phone number
:: Communications you send to us (for example you reach out to use through our Contact Us page, or report a problem)

We don’t give your personal information to any third-party services, exept when it’s necessary to provide Thoughtful.org’s Service (such as our payment processor WePay.com).

We reserve the right to disclose personal information when necessary to comply with the law or law enforcement, to prevent abuse or fraud, or to protect Thoughtful.org’s legal rights.

What’s Only Shared with Users
When you donate to a Thoughtful.org campaign, the user that created the campaign will know your account name and the amount you have pledged. Your credit card details and other payment information will never be shared with another user.  

Using of Personal Information
We use personal information you provide to:

:: Enable us to provide your with Services;
:: Identify you when you sign into your account;
:: Send you information we think you may find helpful or useful;
:: Present projects to you when you use the Service which we will be of interest based on campaign type and geographic location;
:: Enable us to contact you regarding any questions you have or make through the Service (such as reaching out to us using the Contact Us page);

We will never sell your data and take privacy very seriously. We never post anything to your Facebook, Twitter, or third-party accounts without your permission. Thoughtful.org Campaign Creators never receive credit card details or any other payment information from user donations.

Email Communication
We do our best to keep emails to a minimum. We try to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us and give you the ability to opt out when you can.

You will receive notification emails relating to personal transactions you make while using the Service (such as making a donation or receiving one if you are a campaign creator). On rare occasions when we fill it is necessary, will will send you service related announcements which you may opt out.

Technology We Use
Thoughtful.org uses cookies to help identify you as a repeat visitor. We do this to improve quality of our service and try to make your experience as meaningful as possible. Cookies are small pieces of information issued when you visit a website. When you return to the website, such as Thoughtful.org, or web server recognizes your computer, but not specifically who is using it. Matching identification numbers within the cookies, indicate customer information relating to you. Some cookies used by our Services are served by us, and some are served by third parties (such as Google Analytics, which we use to monitor site traffic).

The majority of web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can change your browser settings to prevent or receive notification each time a cookie is set. Learn more about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.

In Closing
People under 18 are not permitted to use Thoughtful.org on their own, and so this privacy policy makes no provision for their use of the site.

If requested, we will give you a copy of the personal information about you we hold. This information is subject to a fee not exceeding the prescribed fee permitted by law.

To modify or delete personal information you have provided to us, please log in and update your profile. We have to keep certian personal information as required by law for necessary business purpose.

Information that you submit through the Service may be transferred to countries other than where you reside.

Questions? Comments? Thoughts?
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