Privacy Policy

COMMUNITY BUILDERS PRIVACY POLICY

January 1, 2016

At Community Builders (“CB” “we,” “us,” or “our”), we place our site visitors first. You are incredibly important to us and we think about how this site and out work can make a positive impact to you in the decisions we make, including how we gather and respect your personal information. We developed this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to be as clear and straightforward as possible because you care about how the information you provide to us is used and shared. We want you to always feel informed and empowered with respect to your privacy on Community Builders. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

This Privacy Policy applies to all information received by Community Builders, both online and offline, on any Platform, (including our website, mobile, and social media ), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

Capitalized terms not defined in this Privacy Policy shall have the meaning set forth in our Terms of Use.

Acceptance of Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

The Information We Collect
Community Builders collects the following types of information directly from you.

  1. Personal Information. For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” means any information or set of information that identifies or could be used by or on behalf of Community Builders to identify a natural person. Personal Information does not include information regarding corporate entities or information that is encoded, aggregated, anonymized, or publicly available information that has not been combined with non-public Personal Information.Examples of different purposes for which we may collect Personal Information include, but are not limited to: 

    - Job applications; and
    - Voluntarily submissions to Community Builders requesting information about our products and services, signing up to receive information from us, registering for a webinar, or sending us an e-mail.

  2. Non-Personal Information. In addition to the Personal Information, we may collect additional information that does not personally identify you (collectively, “Non-Personal Information”).  Non-Personal Information may include information collected:

    1. From Your Activity. Information that we may automatically collect when you visit, access, and/or use the Platform, including, but not limited to your IP address, Internet service provider, browser type and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, which sections of the you visit, number of links you click while on the Platform, search terms, operating system, and technical information about your mobile device.

    2. From Cookies, JavaScript Tags. Information that we automatically collect using technical methods, including but not limited to ”cookies”, JavaScript tags, web beacons, pixel gifs, Flash cookies, and other locally stored objects. Cookies are small packets of data that a website stores on your computer’s hard drive so that your computer will “remember” information about your visit. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to enhance your experience using Charity Navigator and to allow us and our Partners to collect Non-Personal Information. You may be able to disable cookies and/or other locally stored cookies by disabling them in your browser or on your device. Please consult your Internet browser’s documentation for information on how to do this and how to delete persistent cookies. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from us, Community Builders may not function properly. We use JavaScript tags to trigger a sequence of events that includes viewing a first-party cookie (or setting that cookie if it does not already exist) and to help us tailor and optimize Community Builders. We assume no responsibility for responding to “Do Not Track” web browser signals. Consult external website polices regarding their responses to DNT signals. 

    3. From You. Information that you voluntarily provide to us that does not identify you personally.

Partners
Community Builders has entered into agreements with certain Partners to help understand how you use the site. These Partners do not have access to any Personal Information and only access Non-Personal Information.  These Partners have their own policies that should be reviewed in connection with your use of Community Builders. Partners include, but are not limited to:

  1. Google Analytics. Community Builders uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The Non-Personal Information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.

How We Use and Share the Information     
We use the Personal Information and the Other Information to provide you Services, process your donations, solicit your feedback, inform you about our products and services, to administer our rewards and promotional programs, and to improve our Services to you.      


We may also use and/or share the Personal Information, the Other Information, and the User Content as described below.  

  • We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf.  Examples may include providing technical assistance and customer service. These other companies will have access to the Personal Information and the Other Information only as necessary to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by law. 
  • In an ongoing effort to better understand visitors to our site and our products and services, we may analyze the Other Information in aggregate form in order to operate, maintain, manage, and improve our products and services. This aggregate information does not identify individuals personally. We may share this aggregate data with our affiliates, agents, and business partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our products and services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
  • As we develop our businesses, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, sale of assets, dissolution, or similar event, the Personal Information and Other Information may be part of the transferred assets.
  • To the extent permitted by law, we may also disclose the Personal Information and the Other Information: (i) when required by law, court order, or other government or law enforcement authority or regulatory agency; or (ii) whenever we believe that disclosing such information is necessary or advisable, for example, to protect the rights, property, or safety of Community Builders or others.    

Accessing and Modifying Information and Communication Preferences
Upon request, Community Builders will grant individuals reasonable access to Personal Information that we and our agents hold about them. For example, visitors to the Platform who have provided Personal Information to us may review and/or make changes to the same by contacting us. In addition, individuals may manage their receipt of marketing communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any Community Builders marketing e-mail or by following the instructions found on the Platform. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to process such requests in a timely manner.  ou should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our subscription databases. 

How We Protect the Information
We take commercially reasonable steps to protect the Personal Information and Other Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information that you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Platform may not be secure and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. 

Important Notices to Non-U.S. Residents
It is important to note that the Platform and our servers are operated in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any Personal Information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using the Platform and by providing us Personal Information in any manner, you consent to this transfer and our use of the information and data provided by you in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us as described in the “How to Contact Us” section below. We will investigate your question, respond to your inquiry, and attempt to resolve any concerns regarding your privacy question. 

External Websites
The Platform contains links to third-party websites. Community Builders has no control over the privacy practices or the content of those websites and is therefore not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of those third-party websites. You should check the applicable third-party privacy policy and terms of use when visiting any other websites.

Children 
We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 through the Services. If you are under 13, please do not give us any Personal Information. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provide Personal Information through the Services without parental permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to us, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

Changes to This Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date stated at the top of this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Please be aware that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, our use of the Personal Information and Other Information is governed by the Privacy Policy in effect at the time we collect the information. Please refer back to this Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

How to Contact Us
If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact Community Builders via:

e-mail at info@communitybuilders.org with “PRIVACY POLICY” in the subject line; or
postal mail to: Website Administrator, Community Builders, 817 Colorado Ave, Suite 200, Glenwood Springs, CO  81601.

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