The website located at www.boystoleadersfoundation.org (the “Site”) is a copyrighted work belonging to Boys to Leaders Foundation Inc. (“BTL,” “us,” “our,” and “we”).  Certain features of the Site may be subject to additional guidelines, terms, or rules, which will be posted on the Site in connection with such features.  All such additional terms, guidelines, and rules are incorporated by reference into these Terms.

 

Boys to Leaders Foundation Inc. Privacy Policy

 

BTL respects the privacy of all visitors to our website.  Your privacy is a priority, and we go to great lengths to protect it.  This Privacy Policy applies to the personal data provided to BTL when you browse this website, make a donation, register for an event, or otherwise provide us with information via our website or any other domain names owned or controlled by BTL (the “Website”).  It also applies to personal data you may provide to BTL via telephone, e-mail, regular mail, social media, text, or in response to personal solicitations.  This Privacy Policy describes how we collect and use information about our online visitors.  We will not collect any identifying or personal information about you while you are here except as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

 

Minors: BTL does not intend to collect personal information from children under the age of 13. While we encourage children to visit our site and learn more about our programs, children under the age of 13 are not authorized to make a donation or purchase, sign up for an event or program, or otherwise provide any personally identifiable information without consent from a parent or legal guardian.  We recommend that parents approve and closely supervise the activity of their children at this and all other online sites and discuss with their children restrictions regarding the online release of personal information to anyone they do not know.

 

The Information BTL Collects

Information You Provide Directly: BTL collects information in several ways from different parts of this site.  BTL may collect personal information from you when you register with this site or sign up for a program, initiative, or event.  BTL may also ask you for personal information at other times, such as when you ask a question, submit a comment, or report a problem with this site.  If you contact BTL, we may keep a record of that session or correspondence, including a record of your e-mail address.  BTL may also occasionally ask users to complete surveys for research purposes.  There also may be services on this site that require you to fill out an online form or send BTL an e-mail message in order to utilize such services.  BTL collects any information that you provide in such circumstances, including any personal information.

 

We may also ask you for identifying and personal information to: 

 

  • Inform you of new services, programs, directly or via a third-party advertising or social media networks.  For the purposes of improving the relevancy and targeting of marketing, the information collected may be provided to such third-party advertising or social media networks to generate “lookalike” or custom audiences.  This activity is governed by those networks’ own privacy policies and terms and conditions.  You can learn more about Facebook ads https://www.facebook.com/business/learn/categories/advertising-on-facebook and other types of online advertising https://www.wordstream.com/online-ads

  

  • Invite you to receive periodic e-mails about our events and progress.  We may ask you to give us your e-mail address in order to provide you with updates and additional information pertinent to BTL.  You can "opt out" of receiving these periodic updates at any time.

 

  • Processing any online donations or registration fees you make to BTL.  When you make an online donation or make a payment to register for a BTL event, we ask you for your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information.

 

Information We Receive Automatically When You Use Our Services. BTL may collect visitor information through Google Analytics, including IP addresses, domain names, and similar items regarding users of this site to measure the number of visits, pages visited, average time spent on this site, and similar metrics.

  

“Cookies” may be used in connection with this site.  A cookie is a small amount of identifier data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.  By using cookies, information is potentially collected without your express knowledge.  Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies but permit you to change the setting to refuse cookies or to be alerted when cookies are being sent.  While refusal to accept cookies will not prevent the use of some portions of this site, other portions of this site may not function properly without cookies.

Generally, BTL may use cookies and the information they provide to: (a) remind us of who you are; (b) estimate our audience size; (c) determine the nature and extent of repeat usage; and (d) measure certain traffic patterns to understand how users’ habits are similar or different from one another, so that we may improve our site.  We also use cookies for the purposes of traffic collection and analysis, third-party advertising modeling and remarketing, and testing for conversion rate optimization.

How BTL Uses the Information It Collects

BTL uses the information it collects through this site to improve its marketing and promotional efforts, to improve its content, and to customize this site’s services, content, and layout.  BTL may provide the information it collects through this site to third parties who provide services on BTL’s behalf.  BTL may use the information it collects through this site to inform you of new services, changes, or programs.  If you do not want us to send you this type of information, please let us know by contacting us at boystoleaders@gmail.com.  We will not disclose your personal information collected through this site to third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy without first informing you of such change in our disclosure practices and providing you a choice regarding such disclosure.

How BTL Shares the Information It Collects

BTL understands the importance of privacy and confidentiality to users of its site.  BTL may provide the information it collects through this site to third parties who provide services on BTL's behalf.  For example, we use one or more third-party financial institutions to process our credit card transactions.  They receive the credit card number and other personal information of our donors only to verify credit card numbers and to process credit card transactions in a secure environment.  We also occasionally hire other companies to perform limited services on our behalf.  We only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service and prohibit them from using that information for any other purpose.  Aggregated, depersonalized traffic data is shared with certain advertisers to optimize campaigns.

BTL may disclose information it collects through this site when required to do so by a court, regulatory agency, subpoena, law, regulation, or other body of competent jurisdiction and authority, and for administrative and other purposes that BTL deems necessary to maintain, service, and improve its products and services and to protect its rights and property.  Finally, if you become involved in any violation of security, violation of this website’s Terms of Use, or violation of any party’s or third party’s rights, BTL may release information about you to assist in investigating, resolving, or remediating any such incidents.

Integrity and Security

In order to enhance privacy and security, BTL maintains a current Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Encryption Certificate on official BTL Sites that permit a donor or supporter to provide their personal data.

BTL employs commercially reasonable managerial and technical measures to help protect the security and integrity of the personal information it collects online through this site.  You acknowledge, however, that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  As a result, while BTL strives to protect your personal information, BTL cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to or from this site.

What Are Your Rights?

 

You always have a right to:

  • Request access to your personal information;

  • Review the personal information that BTL has collected about you through this site;

  • Request information about how your specific data is being used;

  • Opt out of communications from BTL and/or request that we not share your information with other organizations; and

  • Request that your data be erased.

 

To make any of the requests above or if you have any other questions or complaints regarding BTL’s privacy practices, please contact us at boystoleaders@gmail.com.  Please include your full name, address, phone number, and e-mail address in your opt-out request, and indicate how you would like your information restricted.

Privacy Practices of Other Sites

This Privacy Policy only address the use and disclosure of information BTL collects online through this site, not information that BTL collects through other sources.  For your convenience, this site may contain links, or addresses, that you can click to open other useful sites where we do not control the content or privacy policy.  Carefully review the approach these sites take to your privacy before you use them or provide them with information.

We assume no liability for any unauthorized actions of third parties or accidental transmission errors that may disclose information about you, and BTL is not responsible for these other sites’ privacy practices, which may be different from BTL’s privacy practices.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

BTL may revise this Privacy Policy at any time by updating this posting.  Please consult this Privacy Policy regularly.

How to Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us at boystoleaders@gmail.com or

Boys to Leaders Foundation, Inc.

Attn:  Yesenia Lopez

Address: 18 Melmore Gardens

East Orange, NJ 07017

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LAST REVISED ON: JULY 27, 2021