Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 09/02/2020

 

For The Giving Block, the Personal Information we collect is used to improve the services we provide to you. We care about your privacy and the safety of your Personal Information, so our Privacy Policy is in compliance with applicable United States federal and state privacy regulations. 

Use of the words “we,” “us,” or “our” in this Privacy Policy refers to The Giving Block Inc. and its affiliates. 

When you visit us, access our webpage, or contact us, you have indicated that you are at least eighteen years of age, have the legal capacity to consent to our guidelines, and agree to be bound by them.

 

As the world of crypto and nonprofits changes, we reserve the right to change our policies so we can adapt and provide better and efficient services to you. Do not worry, we will update our Private Policy if anything changes; simply take a look at this page from time to time. 

 

Scope & Information Collected

Your privacy matters to us. The Personal Information that we collect from you is yours; we will not use it or share it in any way other than described here. 

We do not publish, sell, rent, or exchange in any way any information about our clients, their accounts, their business, or their donors. Therefore, external parties do not have access to your data for any reason, including marketing, data mining, or research. 

 

For our records, we may retain a variety of data, including: 

  • Personal data: Personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, and email address.

  • Derivative data: Information our servers automatically collect when you access the site, such as your browser type, device type, your operating system, your access times.

  • Financial data: Financial information, such as donation amount or transaction ID that we may collect when you donate to one of our clients that requires donor information. 

  • Sociodemographic data: Personal and other information you may provide when filling out an application, completing a form, entering a sweepstakes, or when answering surveys.

 

Access to this information is restricted within The Giving Block on a need-to-know basis; Only the people who need it to do their work will be able to touch it. For example, we may use your Personal Information to create and manage your account, so we can help you increase your crypto donations for your cause. Furthermore, we might use your Personal Information to respond to your customer requests and to troubleshoot problems that might come along the way. 

 

Data Retention

We take reasonable and practicable steps to ensure that the Personal Information we collect is accurate with regard to the purpose of our business, so no unnecessary data will be collected. 

Your information will not be stored for longer than is necessary; we will store your data until we have fulfilled the purpose for which it is to be used. When our relationship ends, we will not hold on to your data,  unless the further retention of your Personal Information is otherwise permitted or required by applicable laws and regulations.

 

Information Security   

Remember that any information disclosed online is vulnerable, and while no security is completely unbeatable, we have set in place administrative and technical security measures to protect your Personal Information.

We work hard to protect your data, and the steps we have taken to ensure data security include system firewalls, data encryption, and physical controls to access our offices and files, and have set up security safeguards that dictate how your data is handled and stored. 

Our team will always handle your data with care; the people working on your account are subject to our strict confidentiality policies, which prevent them from misusing your data. 

 

Third Parties

Remember that this Privacy Policy only pertains to our policies and practices with regard to your Personal Information. Websites linked to and/or from our website are not covered by this Privacy Policy.

We recommend you familiarize yourself with the privacy policy of our service providers, as the personal information they collect might differ from the information we collect. 

 

Contact

In case of questions and concerns, please email us at [email protected]