The Community Corps

NPowerNY Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how NPowerNY protects the privacy and security of information we collect about you through this Website. Please read this Policy carefully. By using this Website, you expressly consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is subject to change. Any changes will be posted to this Website from time to time. This Privacy Policy is subject to the Terms and Conditions of Use for this Website.

What information is collected?

To provide the services offered through this Website, NPowerNY collects information about you from various sources.

When you access this Website, NPowerNY collects certain non-personally identifiable information, such as the date and time you access this Website, the IP address of the server from which you access the Internet, the domain name from which you link to this Website, connection information and the pages that you visit. This information is used to monitor the effectiveness of and improve this Website.

In certain circumstances, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information. For example, upon registration, you may be asked to provide information including your name, email address, physical contact information, skills, interests, preferences, credit card and bank information (if you are required to make any payments via the Website), and volunteer application information. We may also collect personal information when you communicate with us and others through this Website and in other areas of the Website where we request that you provide personally identifiable information. We may also collect feedback from you regarding your participation in the activities through this Website. By providing such information, you consent to NPowerNY’s collection and use of it as described in this Privacy Policy.

If you access the Website from a shared computer or computer network, certain information about you, may also be visible to other individuals who use the computer after you.

How is your information used and stored?

NPowerNY uses the information collected on this Website to provide and support the services offered on this Website, for example, to facilitate volunteer placements with nonprofit organizations, to contact you and send you information, to measure the effectiveness of our volunteer programs, and to improve the services. NPowerNY may also identify donor corporations and individual volunteers on the Website, in connection with reports on the volunteer projects listed on this Website and may post feedback and testimonials provided by volunteers, nonprofit organizations and donor corporations on the Website.

We may share your personal information with volunteers, nonprofits, and corporations utilizing the services on this Website to allow them to contact you in connection with volunteer and other activities. We may also share your information with service providers and third party suppliers, to the extent necessary to provide the services offered on this Website.

We may disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements or law enforcement requests, to enforce our policies, respond to claims that user content violates the rights of others, to protect anyone's rights, property, or safety, or to investigate claims of fraud, intellectual property infringement or other unlawful activity. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

We don't share, sell or rent your personal information to third parties, except as set forth above, without your explicit consent.

Links

This Privacy Policy applies only to this Website. This Website contains links to other sites. NPowerNY is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. The nonprofit organizations using this Website have their own privacy policies. Please check with the individual nonprofit organization to ascertain its privacy policy.

Cookies

NPowerNY uses cookies to enhance your use of this Website. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser when you visit certain websites. We use cookies to track information about your use of this Website, to help us understand what areas of the Website are of greatest interest to you, and to assess and improve the technical functioning of this Website. You can configure your browser to stop accepting new cookies, to notify you when you a new cookie is received, and to disable existing cookies. Disabling cookies in your browser may limit your ability to use certain features of this Website.

How we protect your information

We take reasonable steps to insure the security and privacy of your personal information. NPowerNY has implemented physical, electronic and procedural controls to protect against loss or misuse of information. Please be aware that no server or internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. You should take this into account when submitting personal or confidential data on any websites, including ours. We do not guarantee the security of your personal information and do not assume liability for third party use of information collected through this Website.

Change in Control

In the event of a corporate change in NPowerNY’s organizational control resulting from, for example, a merger with another entity, we may transfer your personally identifiable information to the new party in control.

Children(may need to address this if non-profits/recipients are schools)

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide personally identifiable information of any kind whatsoever. If a child provides us with information, we will delete such information at the request of a parent or guardian.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact concierge@thecommunitycorps.org.