This Privacy and Usage Policy for Goodwill-Easter Seals
Minnesota explains why we collect information, how we use it and how we
protect your personal privacy on our website as an organization.
It contains the conditions of use for the content on this site,
including publishing the content and inbound and outbound links. In
order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this
Questions regarding this policy statement should be directed to Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota via our Contact Us form.
1. Health information privacy practices
Personal health information is not collected or stored on this website. However, Goodwill-Easter Seals may collect and retain such information from participants upon applying for services. Visitors to this website are not required to share personally identifiable information. Users who do not wish to share personal information when visiting this site can still access our web pages and the information provided.
2. Information from and about minors under 18 years old
Goodwill-Easter Seals does not seek to collect personal information about children on this site or elsewhere. If a child submits information on this site and we become aware that the user submitting the information is a child, the information is not used for any purpose, nor is it disclosed to third parties. Goodwill-Easter Seals will comply with all regulations set forward by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). To learn more about COPPA, visit the Federal Trade Commission.
3. How information collected on this site is used
Our registration, public policy action alert and donations forms require users to provide basic contact information that may include name, email address, mailing address, interests and similar information. This information is used for the sole purpose of communicating with you in the way you choose and to provide relevant and useful content to you based on your actions (see number 3) and stated preferences on forms.
4. How information is collected on this website
5. Security: How we protect your personal information on this website
All credit card and personal information provided to Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is 100 percent secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information. Transactions are Verisign secured through our provider, Luminate.
We are pleased to state that online donations and other financial transactions completed through Luminate powered pages on our website are PCI DSS compliant. PCI DSS is the payment card industry security requirement for entities that store, process or transmit cardholder data, and has been endorsed by all the major card brands – Visa Inc., MasterCard Worldwide, Discover Network, American Express and JCB. PCI DSS compliance gives consumers the confidence they need to know that organizations accepting electronic payments or donations are doing so in a verified, secure, and consistent fashion. Luminate, our software provider for online marketing, fundraising and advocacy received Level 1 PCI compliance – the highest level validation. This means that the processes, procedures, network configuration and overall environment used to process your financial support of our organization have met the stringent guidelines of a third-party audit and are in compliance with the high standards set by the industry. This comprehensive standard is intended to help organizations such as ours pro-actively protect your account data a responsibility we take very seriously.
6. What choices you have regarding the collection, accuracy and use of your information
To request a link from our website to your website, please contact us. Outbound links are usually provided to help our participants, partners and supporters. We reserve the right to deny or block any such links when they present offensive or objectionable content or materials.
By using this site, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions of this Goodwill-Easter Seals website Privacy and Usage Policy. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. When we do, the changes will be posted on this page upon date of change. Please check this page periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the Goodwill-Easter Seals website following the posting of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.