Girls on Fire Website Privacy Policy

Overview

The Girls on Fire website provides an online community for girls and women. The website also provides the ability to book educational seminars, purchase merchandise to support fundraising efforts, and exchange the necessary personal and business information to create partnerships between Girls on Fire and donors, volunteers, officers and other members.

Users are defined as members or website visitors who engage in one or more of our Services. This includes donors or contributors, potential volunteers, and those interested in available board governance and officer positions. Online guests who visit but do not engage with our site or otherwise use any Services are also considered Users according the Terms of Service Agreement. 

Services include becoming an online member and all the activities afforded, purchasing merchandise, donating online, blog and forum posts commenting and interactions. This also includes booking educational seminars.

For Donors

Girls on Fire adheres to the standards of ethics of the "Donor's Bill of Rights" as outlined by the Association of Fundraising Professional. All donors have these rights:

  • To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.

  • To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.

  • To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.

  • To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.

  • To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.

  • To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.

  • To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.

  • To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.

  • To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.  As well, Girls on Fire will not share or sell donor information to any third-party entity, nor share donor information with outside parties without the express consent of the donor.

  • To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.

Information Collected Automatically

Cookies are small pieces of information stored on the User's web browser to optimize the User's experience, identify the Users registered as members, to monitor the performance of the website, and to ensure the security of the website. Girls on Fire automatically collects cookies containing non-personal information with regard to purchases, bookings, and screening the age of online users to support our Terms of Use Agreement. You have the ability to modify the preferences of your browser to disable cookies. Although our website will be viewable, if cookies are disabled, some features of the website will be unavailable. Features affected include bookings, online shopping, and membership services.

Information We Collect

Girls on Fire receives, collects and stores any information you voluntarily enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. This information is non-personal. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated below only.

What We Do With the Information

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide, operate, and manage User online membership activities referred to as Services;

  2. To manage and fill purchase orders;

  3. To manage donations and contributions;

  4. To manage recruitment of potential volunteers, board members, or officers;

  5. To provide our Users with ongoing assistance and technical support;

  6. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices;

  7. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  8. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

Withdrawal

If you would like Girls on Fire to no longer use your personal information, please email admin@girlsonfire.org.

User Preferences

A user can, at any time, change, correct, modify or delete any personal information they may have provided to Girls on Fire through the membership page on our website.

Privacy Policy Updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Contact Us

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at admin@girlsonfireignite.org.