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Privacy Policy

privacy Policy

last updated: july 28, 2015

Our Core Philosophy Regarding Information and Privacy

Posiba believes in the power of putting people and information together to help organizations create greater collective impact. With transparency and increased access to information, foundations, nonprofits, government agencies and donors can make more informed funding and program decisions. Accordingly, we aim to gather and share certain information in support of this objective. "Posiba," "we", "us" or "Company" refers to Posiba, Inc. in this document.

This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use and disclose information whether obtained through your use of this site ("Site") or through related websites including www.givn.social or platforms (including mobile platforms) that contain a link to this Privacy Policy (each a "Service"). By providing information to us or using the Site and/or our Services, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We believe in the power of choice

You get to choose if you want to share personally identifiable information with others through the privacy settings outlined in your account profile.

You also determine if you want to share with your friends or network. We never post on your behalf without your express permission.

Types of Information Collected

The information we collect includes information gathered automatically when you access and use the Site such as your IP address, physical location, browser and mobile device information, and usage data ("General Information"), as well as information that you voluntarily provide and that could be used to identify or contact you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information does not include information that is anonymized or aggregated. If you submit any Personal Information relating to other people, you represent and agree that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO OUR PRACTICES AS DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY, DO NOT USE OUR SITE.

How we collect General Information

We or our third party service providers automatically collect certain information when you access and use the Site and/or Services. For example, and as further described below, we may collect such information through cookies, analytic programs, log files, web beacons, pixel tags, Flash LSO, server logs, case management systems, grant management system, customer relationship management tools or other technologies that gather information automatically when you visit our Site or view online advertisements. We may combine the Personal Information we collect from you with information that we receive from and about you from other online and offline sources, such as from public databases, data append or enhancement services, social media platforms, people with whom you are friends or otherwise connected on social media and other third parties, however, such combined information will be de-identified and aggregated and is treated as General Information.

  • Using cookies: Cookies are pieces of information stored directly on your computer. Cookies allow us to collect information such as browser type, time spent on the Site, pages visited, language preferences and other anonymous traffic data. We and our service providers use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively and to personalize your experience while using the Site or a Service. We also gather statistical information about use of the Site or Service in order to continually improve their design and functionality, understand how they are used and assist us in resolving questions about them. Cookies further allow us to select which of our advertisements or offers are most likely to appeal to you and display them while you are on the Site. We may also use cookies and similar technologies in online advertising to track responses to our advertisements.

    If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to automatically decline cookies or to be given the choice of declining or accepting cookies from a particular site. You may also refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. If, however, you do not accept these cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Site. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer, and you may need to log in every time you visit.

  • Using pixel tags and other similar technologies: Pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) may be used in connection with the Site to, among other things, track the actions of users (including email recipients), measure the success of our and the marketing campaigns you use through our Sites and Services and compile statistics about use.

  • Using Adobe Flash technology, including Flash Local Shared Objects (“Flash LSOs”), and other similar technologies: We may use Flash LSOs and other technologies to, among other things, collect and store information about your use of the Site. If you do not want Flash LSOs stored on your computer, you can adjust the settings of your Flash player to block Flash LSO storage using the tools contained in the Website Storage Settings Panel. You can also control Flash LSOs by going to the Global Storage Settings Panel and following the instructions (which may include instructions that explain, for example, how to delete existing Flash LSOs (referred to as “information” on the Macromedia site), how to prevent Flash LSOs from being placed on your computer without your being asked, and (for Flash Player 8 and later) how to block Flash LSOs that are not being delivered by the operator of the page you are on at the time). Please note that setting the Flash Player to restrict or limit acceptance of Flash LSOs may reduce or impede the functionality of some Flash applications, including, potentially, Flash applications used in connection with our online content.

  • IP Address: Your IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. An IP address may be identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever a user accesses the Site, along with the time of the visit and the page(s) that were visited. Collecting IP addresses is standard practice and is done automatically by many websites, applications and other services. We use IP addresses for purposes such as calculating usage levels of the Site, helping diagnose server problems, and administering the Site.

  • Physical Location: We may collect the physical location of your device by, for example, using satellite, cell phone tower or WiFi signals. We may use your device's physical location to provide you with personalized location-based services and content.

How we use General Information

We may use General Information for any lawful purpose including for data analysis, and developing and improving our Site, Services and related marketing campaigns.

How we collect Personal Information

We or our third party service providers collect Personal Information when you provide it to us.

How we use Personal Information

We may collect Personal Information from you or the individuals who use our Sites and Services as your representative, agent or employee including for example:

  1. Account login information
  2. Credit card information
  3. Information about your patrons, customers and clientele
  4. Your name
  5. Your gender
  6. Your birthdate
  7. Your phone number
  8. Your interests
  9. Your education and professional credentials
  10. Your social network profile and image
  11. Your activity using the Site and/or a Service

How We Use and Share Personal Information

We use Personal Information collected through our Site for the following reasons:

  • To respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests

  • To complete your purchases

  • To send administrative information to you, such as information regarding the Site and changes to our terms, conditions and policies

  • To send you marketing communications that we believe may be of interest to you

  • To personalize your experience on the Site by presenting products and offers tailored to you

  • To allow you to participate in sweepstakes, contests and similar promotions and to administer these activities. Some of these activities have additional rules, which could contain additional information about how we use and disclose your Personal Information

  • To facilitate social sharing functionality

  • To allow you to send messages to a friend through the Site

  • For our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, developing new products and services, enhancing, improving or modifying the Site, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and operating and expanding our business activities

We may share your Personal Information with:

  • Anyone to whom you send messages through the Site including on social media, message boards, chats, profile pages, blogs and other services to which you are able to post information and materials. Please note that by logging on to your account with one or more of your social media accounts or otherwise linking your account and your social media account, you authorize Posiba to share information with your social media account provider, and you understand that the use of the information we share will be governed by the social media site's privacy policy.

  • Third parties including our affiliates, vendors and partners.

We may also use or disclose your Personal Information as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

Managing and Controlling Your Information

If you wish to see any of the Personal Information we have collected from you, you can contact us at [email protected] and we will endeavor to provide you with reasonable access, subject to security and other protective measures; provided that we may not be able to provide you with such access if the burden or expense of doing so is disproportionate to the associated privacy risks of you or a third party. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. You may self-manage your account information and privacy settings including correcting or amending the Personal Information you have provided to us through your account.

If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California and have a registered Company account, you have the right to request the removal of information you posted to your account by contacting us at [email protected] or you may remove your posts yourself simply by deleting it. If you wish to remove your posts made to one or more of your social media accounts, you will need to remove those posts through that social media account or, if you do not know how, contact your social media provider for instructions.

If you would like to opt out of having your information shared with our affiliates and/or any third parties in order for them to contact you for their own direct marketing purposes, from the email address you used to register, send an email to us at [email protected] with "OPT-OUT" in the subject line and instructions in the body of the email.

Interest-Based Advertising and Analytics

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve advertisements regarding goods and services that may be of interest to you when you access and use the Site or Services and other websites, based on information relating to your access to and use of the Site or Services and other websites. To do so, these companies may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser (including through use of pixel tags). If you would like more information about this practice and to learn about your choices in connection with these practices, please visit http://networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp and http://www.aboutads.info/.

We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and other, similar technologies to collect information about Site and Services use anonymously and reports website trends, without identifying individual visitors. You can learn about Google's practices by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser, by visiting: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

How We Protect Personal Information

We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect Personal Information within our organization. However, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and you recognize there is a certain inherent risk in using the internet and in providing and receiving services using the internet. Posiba assumes no responsibility for the security of this Site or any data transmitted using the Site. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us at [email protected].

Use by Children

This Site is not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13), and these individuals are not eligible to use the Posiba Services. No one under the age of 13 should provide Personal Information to us.

Cross-Border Transfer

The Site is controlled and operated by us from the United States and is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States. Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Site, you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have different data protection rules than those of your country.

Third-Party Services

This Privacy Policy does not govern, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any site or service to which the Site link. The inclusion of a link on the Site does not imply or constitute and endorsement of the linked site or third party service by us or by our affiliates. In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM or any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider or device manufacturer.

Updates and How to Contact Us If You Have Further Questions

This Privacy Policy may be updated or changed at any time. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy. Your use of the Site following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy. We will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints and disputes you may have regarding use and disclosure of your Personal Information that is not in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We hope this Privacy Policy provided you with the answers you want about our use of your information, but if not, please contact us at [email protected].