Privacy policy

Goodnation (“we” or “us”) respects the privacy of our constituents. In order to better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected when you visit www.goodnationfoundation.org (“Website”). This Privacy Policy works in conjunction with the Terms of Use.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

In the course of using the Website, we may collect your email address for our listserv, payment information for donations, and certain personal information when you sign up. We may also aggregate non-personal information about how the Website are used. We use IP addresses (which are not linked to personal information of any individual user) to analyze trends, administer our website, track volume of usage, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use; this information helps us measure the number of visitors to various sections of the Website and to help make them more useful.

We do not sell names or other personal information about our users and subscribers to mass marketers or any other entity, nor do we engage in exchanges of such information. We share donor information with your selected charities and your donor-advised funds and, unless you specify otherwise, other Goodnation Platform users. Online credit card donations are processed through a third party service provider and we do not retain, store, sell or share any of your credit card, payment-related, or other personal information.

We protect our database by means of various technical and procedural measures, and we restrict access to your information by unauthorized persons. We require our third party service providers to comply with confidentiality requirements and to not use your personal information for marketing purposes without your consent.

We reserve the right to use personal information to protect the security or integrity of our Giving Surveys and Platform; to protect against a threat to personal safety or destruction of property; to protect against legal liability; or to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation, or as otherwise required by law. We may also share personal information with our successors and assigns in accordance with law.

Privacy of Children

We do not knowingly solicit data from children or knowingly reach out to children.

Links to Other Websites

The Website may provide links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites (including security, collection of personal information, or use of cookies) or practices of other organizations and individuals.

Anti-Spam Policy and Your Opt-Out Rights

We are committed to permission-based communication and preventing the spread of spam or other forms of unsolicited emails. If you have received an email in error, you may remove your information from our database by requesting to unsubscribe at hello@goodnation.io.

Commitment to Data Security

We take precautions to host and maintain a secure website and to safeguard data from unauthorized use. We undertake a range of security practices, including measures to help restrict web access to or inappropriate use of sensitive data.

Your Consent and Questions

By submitting personal information through this Website, you give your consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of such information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or requests about the status and correctness of data you have provided to us, please email hello@goodnationfoundation.org.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We review our privacy practices from time to time, and these practices are subject to change. Any change will be effective immediately upon posting the Platform and by changing the effective date below. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Privacy Policy.

Effective Date: June 5, 2019

Terms of Use

Welcome to www.goodnationfoundation.org (“Website”), operated by Goodnation (“we” or “us”).

By accessing the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Privacy Policy

We value and respect your privacy. If you use the Website, you agree that your activities are covered by our Privacy Policy.

Use of Publications, Trademarks, and Logos

We provide information and resources on charities and foundations, including articles, press releases, photographs, stories and case studies, reports, newsletters, e-newsletters, quarterly updates, annual reports, and interviews with personnel, corporate and community partners, clients, and volunteers (collectively, “Publications”). Unless otherwise expressly stated, all content provided on the Website is intellectual property that belongs to us.

You may not use or duplicate any Goodnation logos or trademarks without express written permission from us.

To request permission for use of copyrighted material, trademarks, or logos, send an email to hello@goodnationfoundation.org.

Links to Other Websites

Links on the Website that lead to outside services and resources are provided for convenience only. We do not control the accuracy or availability of those outside services and resources. Any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link, should be directed to the particular service or resource.

Third Party Content

We respect copyright and trademark laws. Third-party material may appear on our site, and those creators retain all rights to their works, except where noted.

No Guarantees

Though we strive to keep the information available on the Website current and accurate, errors can occur. We provide the information on the Website with no representations or guarantees of accuracy, completeness, or timeliness. We will not be liable to you or any other person for any damages that result from the use or inability to use the Website, or as a result of any content, information, services, or resources made available through the Website.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless each of us, our affiliates, officers, directors, employees and volunteers from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to, arising out of, or related to your use of this Website, the violation of these Terms of Use by you, or the infringement by you of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

About These Terms – General Provisions

If we do not immediately take action to address a violation of these Terms of Use, we are not waiving our rights to take action in the future. If any particular provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable, that provision will be severable and will not affect any of the other provisions.

This Website is owned and operated by us from our offices in New York. Your use of the Website, and any related legal action, will be governed by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to conflict of laws principles. The sole jurisdiction for any litigation arising out of your use of or inquiries to the Website will be an appropriate federal or state court located in New York, New York.

Changes to the Terms of Use

We reserve the right to make changes to any information or services on the Website, including these Terms of Use, without notice to you. The most current Terms of Use will be posted here on the Website and will be effective upon posting. The Effective Date will be posted with the most current Terms of Use. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of these Terms of Use.

Effective Date: June 5, 2019