This website is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from, anyone under 13 years of age.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We define “personal information” as information provided by you through this website that is unique to you and may include things like your phone number, name, age, address, or credit card number.
If you make a donation or a purchase through macares.org, we will collect your name, mailing and billing addresses, phone number, and email address, and payment information required by our third party payment card processing provider.
HOW WE USE IT
We use this information to respond to, process, and fulfill your request or payment of a donation, and to update you on its status.
We may also use your Personal Information to add you to our mailing list, send you a tax receipt for a donation you have made, and to provide you with information that may be of interest to you.
Finally, we may also use your mailing address or email address or phone number to send you further information about ma Cares or to contact you for the purposes of research, or customer service. We may also aggregate personal and other information about you collected from this website with other information you provide us through interactions with you through the telephone or otherwise.
We will not sell, license, transmit or disclose your Personal Information unless:
TECHNICAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We gather technical information about your interaction with our website automatically, and store it in our logs. We define “technical information” as information, including but not limited to, Internet Protocol addresses, web browser type, host or service provider, referring or exit pages, operating system, and date and time stamps, cookies and web beacons.
HOW WE USE IT
We may use the Technical Information we collect in the following ways:
We use “cookies” – files that are sent to your browser and stored on your personal computer. Cookies are commonly used by online services to improve the user experience. Many cookies last only through a single website session, or visit. Others may have an expiration date, or may remain on your computer until you delete them. Our Cookies will track only your activity relating to your online activity on this website, and will not track your other Internet activity. You can decide if and how your computer will accept a Cookie by configuring your preferences or options in your browser. However, if you choose to reject cookies, you may not be able to use or access certain pages of this website or certain of our features, products or services.
We may occasionally use other companies to set Cookies on our website and gather Cookie information for us. In some cases, we may also use another company to operate web servers or process credit card purchases for our website. We use the Cookie information gathered by these companies in the same manner as above.
In some cases, we retain both the cookie information and/or the information you provide to us online – for example, to complete a transaction you requested or to keep historical records of your past transactions. In other cases, we only retain the Cookie and/or online information you give us if you request us to do so for your use in subsequent visits.
Finally, we may also use very small electronic images, known as “web beacons” sent from us and/or third parties to identify your interaction with our and such third-party websites over time.
PROTECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We restrict access to Personal Information collected about you through our website to our company, our affiliates’ and their employees, or others who need to know this information to provide products and services to you or in the course of administering and conducting our business. We maintain appropriate physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information. We protect our database with various physical, technical and procedural measures and we restrict access to your information by unauthorized persons.
You can also help us protect your personal information by:
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the Shine The Light law, permits ma Cares customers who are California residents to request information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident you may submit your request for this information to:
Email: email@example.com; or
1302 Pleasant Ridge Road
Greensboro, NC 27409
THIRD PARTY LINKS