THE BACKPACK PROJECT, INC. WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

Last updated: 08/30/2020

The Backpack Project, Inc. respects the privacy of your personally identifiable information (“PII”). As a user of this website (the “Site”), we will take appropriate measures to protect your PII provided by and collected from you on the Site.  We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time and will update the last updated date above.

If you have a concern or question about this Privacy Policy, about privacy at the Site, or to inquire about any PII you provided us, please send an email with your question or concern to info@thebackpackproject.ngo.

What Information Is Collected?

We collect PII from individual visitors, volunteers, or donors when you provide it voluntarily.  PII can include data such as names, addresses, ZIP codes, birthdays, and e-mail addresses.  It may also include web browser data that we may use for analytics and Site functionality purposes, including using web browser cookies to improve your user experience.

If you would like more information about what PII we collect, would like us to stop using your PII, or simply wish to unsubscribe from our mailing list, please contact us at the contact email address noted above.

Please note that we do not intentionally collect PII from, or direct this Site to, people under 13 years old or people outside of the United States of America.  If you are a member of either group (or a parent/guardian of a minor) and wish to visit our Site, volunteer, or donate to our organization, please contact us at the email address noted above.

 

What Do We Do With Information?

We use PII in support of our organization’s mission. Uses include contacting you about programs and activities and requesting and facilitating donations.  Managing a non-profit organization also requires us to share your PII with certain third parties. We may share PII with third parties when (i) the person submitting the PII authorizes us to share it; (ii) the third party performs a function for us directly related to the operation of the Site or our organization, such as contacting our supporters or processing payments; or (iii) we are required to by law or court order to do so.

We maintain reasonable security measures to protect your PII from unauthorized use.  While no protections are completely secure, we strive to apply best practices to protect your PII from unauthorized physical and digital access.

Links to Third Party Sites

We sometimes provide links to third party websites, such as payment processors or unaffiliated organizations, on our Site.  You understand and agree that your use of such third party sites will be governed by the applicable privacy policies of those sites and not by this Privacy Policy. We are not be responsible for the acts or omissions of third party websites.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may periodically update this Privacy Policy.  Please reference the “LAST UPDATED” legend at the top of this page to see when this Privacy Policy was last revised.  Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on our Sites.  Your use of the Sites following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.

Questions?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please us at the email address noted above.

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The Backpack Project, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit which packs backpacks with food, clothes, and toiletries and hand-delivers them to the homeless.

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