Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY – Adoption-beyond.org

Copyright © 2018 by Adoption & Beyond, Inc.. All rights reserved.

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

By visiting adoption-beyond.org, you are consenting to this Privacy Policy. If you do not understand or agree to this policy, please stop use of the site and service immediately.

Adoption & Beyond, Inc., a not for profit corporation registered in Kansas is operating this website and may revise and update this Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued usage of the adoption-beyond.org website (“Site”) will mean you accept those changes.

Adoption & Beyond is committed to protecting your privacy online. This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we collect through this Site and how we use that information.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to our email list, respond to a survey, make a purchase with your credit card or fill out a form.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, email address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. We take privacy of this information very seriously and do not share personally-identifying information to anyone. We use secure credit card processing and do not store this information ourselves.

Registration Data and Privacy

In order to access some of the services on this site, you may be required to use an account and password that can be obtained by completing our database registration form, which requests certain information and data (“Registration Data”), and maintaining and updating your Registration Data as required. By registering, you agree that all information provided in the Registration Data is true and accurate and that you will maintain and update this information as required in order to keep it current, complete, and accurate.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in any of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience; (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve our website; (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To improve customer service; (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
  • To process transactions;
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature;
  • To send periodic emails;

The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include simple unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

Protecting your information

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Our payment gateway and processor offers the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into the payment gateway provider’s database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private information will not be stored on our servers.

Exceptions to Privacy Policy

While we are committed to keeping your information secure and private, we have the following exceptions to our Privacy Policy: we will release specific information about you or your account to comply with any valid legal inquiry or process such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute or court order. We will also release specific information in special cases, such as if there is an attempted breach of the security of the sites, or a physical or property threat to you or others. We may also transfer user information, including personally identifiable information, in connection with a business merger, consolidation, the sale of related assets or business division or other fundamental business change. Further, the information you enter when making a purchase will be shared with payment processors, financial gateways, and your credit card company to authorize credit card payments. Such information may also be shared with necessary third parties solely for the purpose of carrying out the transactions. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website or we may link to a third party’s website for informational purposes. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. You may login to our website through a third party account, and we may receive some personally identifying information through that linked account. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Cookies and Unique IDs

Like most web businesses, we use automated mechanisms (e.g., cookies and pixels) with unique identifiers to keep track of user interactions with our Site. We may use our own technology (as described in Client Services above) for that purpose, and we also may use third party services such as Google Analytics, in which case those third parties gather information such as your IP address, browser type, the webpage from which you came to our website, and the times of your access to our Site.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent except as noted above. At this time we do not respond to DNT (Do Not Track) signals.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

In order to use the Site, you need to (1) be 18 or older, or be 13 or older and have your parent or guardian’s consent to this Privacy Policy, and (2) have the power to enter a binding contract with us in agreeing to this Privacy Policy and not be barred from doing so under any applicable laws.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website and its attached services and products.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy you may contact us using the information below.
Email: adopt@adoption-beyond.org

Updated: March 19, 2018