Types of Information that we collect
We collect both “Personal Information” and “Non-Personal Information”. The Personal Information we collect may include, for example: your name, postal address, zip or postal code, telephone numbers, organization name, email address, credit card, bank information or billing information. The Non-Personal Information we collect, which does not and cannot be used to identify you personally, includes anonymous usage data, general demographic information, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit anonymously and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and the number of clicks.
WE DO NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13 we will delete the Personal Information. If you believe that we might have collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Where and when we collect Personal Information
Where and when we collect Non-Personal Information
In an effort to improve the quality of the Website and the Service, we track information provided to us by your browser or by our software application when you view the Website or use the Service, such as: URL of the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the Service, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. We track this information using cookies, or small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive. Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal information about that user and keep a record of the Website visitor’s preferences, both on an individual and aggregate basis. Barakat may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close the browser.
How we use and share the information we collect
We may use the Personal Information that we collect from you for any or all of the following purposes:
- Responses to Requests. We may use PII about you to respond to your requests, such as to fulfill your donation requests, to send you publications or other information, and to answer your questions.
- Marketing Communications. If you join our mailing list or otherwise provide your contact information to us, we may send you newsletters or other notices to inform you of information relevant to our Service and to offer you products, programs, or services that we believe may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving such communications, as described in unsubscribe instructions in those communications, or by emailing us at email@example.com.
- Internal Business Purposes. We may also use Personal Information about you for our internal business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, enhancing the Sites, identifying usage trends and determining the effectiveness of our promotional messaging.
We may share the Personal Information that we collect from you as follows:
- Acquirers or Assignees. In the event we undergo a business transaction such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. In the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of Barakat or its assets, we may transfer any and all information that we collect from Website and Service users to the acquiring party or assignee.
We do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your Personal Information with third parties without your consent.
How we protect information
We protect your Personal Information by using certain technical, administrative and physical safeguards. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will always be completely secure. You should be aware that no Internet transmission is ever fully secure or error-free; in particular, e-mail transmissions may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Moreover, where you use passwords, ID numbers, or other special access features on this site, it is your responsibility to safeguard them from disclosure or misuse. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
International Transfers of Information
By using the Service, you are deemed to understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of your Personal Information in the United States, with the awareness that the laws of the United States may not provide as much protection for Personal Information as the laws of certain other countries or territories.
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Updating Your Personal Information
To keep the Personal Information that we maintain about you accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Information in our possession. Please note that we are not responsible for correcting, updating or deleting any information in the databases of any unaffiliated third parties.