The I-ARKS Foundation (the “Foundation”), having its registered office at Keizersgracht 241, 1016EA Amsterdam, the Netherlands, registered in the Commercial Register (Handelsregister) under number 66652707 is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors of this website.
This Policy may also cover information collected and used by the Foundation via third party social media platforms, including Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
This Site collects two types of information from you: (1) General Information; and (2) Personal Information.
The Foundation automatically collects some non-personal information (“General Information”) when you visit our Site via “cookies”, other tracking technology, registration forms, online surveys, etc., such as:
We aggregate and analyze this usage information and use it for operational and administrative purposes, including to identify levels and area of interest in our website, and to improve and refine the Site. We may also share this aggregated, anonymous data with our business partners on an as-needed basis.
The Foundation also collects information that may identify you (“Personal Information”) that you provide when making a donation to the Foundation (whether online, by mail or other physical means) that requires your voluntarily submitted information, including completing any of our Site’s forms, for example, donation forms, registration forms, contact forms, online surveys, such as:
Credit card, payment card and bank information
We use the Personal Information for the purposes for which it was collected (for example, responding to your requests, sending newsletters, administering surveys or processing donations) and the limited purposes set forth below. The Foundation will not exchange or sell the Personal Information of donors for a third party’s fundraising or marketing purposes unless the donor explicitly grants permission to do so. Further, we do not share, sell, transfer, exchange or disclose your Personal Information with third parties except in the following limited circumstances:
Passive information we trace is used to personalize and improve your experience on our website and the offers we offer on our website. This information is also used to enable us to pre-fill your login to assist you when you log in once you are registered on our website.
We will retain your personal data only for the time necessary to fulfill the above purposes or to comply with the law
Please note that the Foundation is obligated to disclose all donors, which it does by listing donors by range of donation amount on our website.
You have the right to access your own Personal Information, and to ask that incorrect information be rectified or that unnecessary or inappropriate information be deleted. This request should be sent to the address of the Foundation by mail or to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have registered to receive emails from the Foundation and later change your mind, you may contact us to have your name removed from our distribution lists by sending us an email at email@example.com. Please note that if you choose to unsubscribe, we may continue to send you information about an account you may have with us or a relationship that you may have with us or with regard to a request you have submitted.
This Site gives users the opportunity to change Personal Information previously provided to us through this Site. To do so, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Personal Information may be accessed by or transferred to suppliers and service providers of the Foundation or staff of the Foundation in the European Economic Area, for and to the extent required by the purposes set out in this statement.
At any time, this Site’s host may be acquired, merge with another business, or acquire or buy other businesses or assets. In such transactions, both General and Personal Information will likely be among the transferred assets.
Personal Information is stored on our server and the servers of our third party vendors who perform services for us and is not publicly accessible. Further, Personally Information is only accessed by Foundation staff on a “need to know” basis. To prevent unauthorized access and maintain data accuracy, we have put in place commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online from access by unauthorized persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. Where your Personal Information can be accessed by or transferred to processors, the Foundation has made contractual arrangements in order to ensure the confidentiality and security of your personal data and, more generally, their processing in accordance with the applicable law.
The Site does not seek to collect any information from minors. If a child provides us with information, the parent or guardian may notify us, and the information will be deleted from our records.
While there is no such thing as “perfect” security on the Internet, we take reasonable steps to protect the safety of your personal information. This Site has security measures in place to protect loss, misuse, and/or alteration of such information under our control. However, we do not guarantee the security of your General or Personal Information. This is why we encourage you to take appropriate measures to protect yourself, in particular by keeping all your usernames and passwords confidential. In addition, we do not assume any liability for third party use of your General or Personal Information, whether obtained legally or illegally from or through this Site.
We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Foundation. Although we use security that we believe to be appropriate to protect your Personal Information, we do not guarantee that our security precautions will protect against, and we expressly disclaim any liability for, any loss, misuse, or alteration of your Personal Information.
The Foundation may use electronic images known as web beacons to monitor activity on our website, as well as across social media platforms and other websites. These web beacons allow the Foundation to provide personalized services and advertising content. With both cookies and web beacon technology, the information that we collect and share is anonymous and not personally identifiable.
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see www.aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.