Privacy Policy

Goodcircle values your participation in the circlehood both online and offline and assures you that your privacy is a priority to us. We adhere to the below policy for ensuring the privacy of your personally identifiable information (such as full name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and/or other identifiable information).

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

When you visit our site, we may automatically recognize information like your domain name, where you are coming to us from, and what browser you are using. We use this information to analyze how traffic flows to and at our sites, but no one can contact or identify you from this information.

Cookies

Goodcircle places an industry-standard “cookie” file on your computer to more accurately count the number of visitors and track activity on our websites. This cookie is totally anonymous and does not store any personal information about individual users. Cookies can also be used to store certain visitor preferences, like your favorite media player or a password.

E-mail Communications to You and Your Friends

When you send an e-mail to goodcircle, we may retain your e-mail address and the contents of the e-mail you send.
 When you invite friends to join goodcircle, donate to one of your projects or join a circlehood, goodcircle will send an e-mail to your friends. Goodcircle does not store your friends’ e-mail address or use that information for any purpose other than sending the e-mail that you requested. If at any time you wish to opt out, you can either contact us at contact@goodcircle.org, or clicking opt out on the bottom of the email.

Making a Donation

Goodcircle will ask you to provide the information necessary to process and service your donation: name, billing and shipping address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card number. This information is encrypted and protected by PayPal security. Paypal Privacy and Security . Goodcircle never receives the billing/credit card information. If you make a donation, we will share your name and email address with the NPO and sponsor directly related to the project you have chosen to support. No other third party will be privy to this information.

List Sharing Policy 

It is goodcircle policy not to sell or exchange e-mail addresses with any outside organization. We collect information about you through our website in an effort to improve your experience and to communicate with you about our projects and partners. We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.

Comments & Participation

Goodcircle reserves the right to collect the e-mail addresses of those who post comments, messages, or other information through our sites and apps, such as survey information and/or site registrations. We may use the information we collect to ensure compliance with our terms of service and occasionally to send alerts to members and visitors, e.g. to opt-in to our e-mail newsletter. E-mail addresses are never sold or exchanged with other organizations.

Children

You must be at least 13 years old in order to comment or submit information through our sites or apps. If you are under 13 years of age, please do not send any information about yourself, including your name, address or e-mail address. If we discover that we have collected any personally-identifying information from a child under the age of 13, we will remove that information from our database as soon as possible.

Unless otherwise specified, you must be a least 18 years old in order to participate in any contests.