Personal Information and How We Use It
We collect certain Personal Information from you through your use of the Services, including but not exclusive to, your submissions to the VegFund blog, applications for grants through the grant portal, opting in to receive email from VegFund, and other voluntary provisions of Personal Information. We want you to feel comfortable using the Services, so we’ve described in detail below what information we collect and how it is used. VegFund uses Personal Information collected about you to provide you with information and services, enable you to participate in the Services, customize the Services to individual needs, provide customer support, contact you regarding updates about the Services, and to advance VegFund’s mission.
Non-personal Information Learned from Your Use of VegFund
How We Share Your Personal Information with Others
We will not share the Personal Information we have collected from you, except as described below:
- when you give us your consent to do so, for example, if VegFund has requested information and you have provided it;
- when VegFund believes we are authorized, or legally required to do so, or that doing so is necessary or appropriate to comply with the law or legal processes (for example, compliance with federal or local laws) or respond to lawful requests of legal authorities, including things like subpoenas, warrants or court orders;
- in connection with any merger, transfer or sale of company assets, financing, acquisition, or similar transaction or circumstance;
- to operate and provide the Services, for example by storing user information with our web host and other third parties that help us provide the Services.
We will not sell, rent, or disclose Personal Information to unaffiliated mass marketers without your express permission.
Sharing Content with Third Party Services
Control of Your Personal Information
You may limit the collection and use of different elements of your Personal Information by not participating in the Services for which we collect Personal Information. You may discontinue the collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information by limiting or discontinuing your use of the Services altogether.
If you would like VegFund to delete your Personal Information that has been collected through VegFund, please contact us with your request. We will take steps to delete your information as soon as is practicable, but some Personal Information may remain in archived/backup copies for our records and as otherwise required by law.
How We Protect Your Information
We employ administrative, physical, and electronic measures designed to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access. However, despite those efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse.
Links to Other Sites
Privacy Protection for and Removal of Information from Children
If you are under the age of 13, please do not use the Services. In voluntary compliance with the terms of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly permit persons under the age of 13 to provide information to VegFund through the Services or otherwise. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected the Personal Information of a child under 13, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.
Questions or Concerns
Effective: July 17, 2018