Privacy policy

Privacy Policy

Root Funding Inc. ("Root Funding" or "We") places tremendous emphasis on protecting the privacy of our users and maintaining a secure online environment for online fundraising programs. Set out below is our privacy policy.

The terms "you" and "your" refer to anyone accessing, viewing, browsing, visiting, using or making donations through the Site. The terms "Root Funding", "we", "us", and "our" refer to Root Funding Inc., and its affiliates, subsidiaries and related entities. The term "Site" refers to the Root Funding web site and to all Fundraising Pages. The term "Personal Information" shall refer to any information by which a User can be identified, including a User's first and last name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address and all credit card or other payment information.

Personal Information

You can visit the Site without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. Once you choose to provide us with Personal Information, you can be assured that it will only be used to allow us to serve you better. We will not sell, trade, rent, lease or otherwise reveal your Personal Information third parties, including advertisers or marketers, other than to the designated non- profit organization (an "Organization") as necessary provide relevant donor information.

Unless we have your permission or are required by law, we will only share your Personal Information with business partners who are acting on our behalf to provide the services directly related to the purpose and scope of the Site.

We want the Site to be a service to you. In order to provide you with excellent service, we record several types of information from your visit to our Site. We record information indicating which Site pages you viewed, and any search terms you used to find our Site. We also record your Personal Information if you open a User account on the Site. When we offer online surveys, we obviously will record any information you choose to provide. In all cases, we do not collect any Personal Information from you unless you provide it voluntarily via one of our online forms.

Passwords

If you use the Site, you are responsible for restricting access to your computer to maintain the confidentiality of the information that you submit to access the Site, including your account user and password information. You are fully responsible for all activities that occur through the use of your login information and password.

Security

At Root Funding, we understand that a secure online environment is of utmost importance to protect your personal and financial information.

All credit card information we collect online is first encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology that is issued by a leading advanced network security system. This encryption is designed to prevent theft or interception of the information. Root Funding does not store any credit card information. This information is stored on the servers of our payment processor, which is certified as being in full compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI SSC).

We do not disclose, sell, trade, rent or otherwise reveal your credit card information to third parties, including, but not limited to, advertisers or marketers.

Log Files and Cookies

Cookies are a small line of text generated by a site's server and sent to a user's browser, which enable the browser and server to better communicate with each other. Root Funding uses cookies to analyze traffic patterns, for statistical analysis, to enhance your navigation of our web site, to tailor Web content, and to track login names, passwords and click stream data on the Site. We do not use cookies to track your navigation and usage of other web sites on the Internet. The only log information collected is non-personally identifying data, such as time and date of a web visit, the browser and operating system being used, the IP address or domain name of the user's ISP, and the web URL a user linked from. This information is not linked to a user account. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and you can refuse to accept cookies. Refusing to accept a Root Funding cookie may disable some enhanced navigation features that our cookies provide, but will not disable you from using the Site.

Communications and Opting Out of Communications

If you supply us with your email address, we may from time to time send you information, newsletters, or offers. If you at any time do not wish to receive email, postal or other communication from us, then you may indicate such preference in your user account profile, or contact us by e-mail optout@rootfunding.com.

If you supply us with your email address, you agree to allow your information to be forwarded to the Organizations for which you have fundraised or to which you have donated through the Site. Such Organizations may send you information about their Organization and related events or opportunities. If you wish for an Organization to no longer contact you, please contact that individual Organization and you should be removed immediately. Root Funding is not responsible for Organizations removing your e-mail address from their lists. However, if you have asked an Organization to be removed from its list and you continue to receive e-mails from such Organization, then please forward the e-mails to violations@rootfunding.com so that we can promptly investigate the situation and respond. If we find that an Organization which received your e-mail address through our Site has abused the privilege of contacting you, then we may, at our sole and absolute discretion, remove such offending Organization from our Site.

Links

The Site may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. Root Funding does not accept responsibility for the operation, acts or omissions of, or content located on or through, any such site; and do not endorse the persons or companies operating such sites. We encourage you to exercise discretion while browsing the Internet using the Site. The Site may direct you to sites containing information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. Root Funding makes no representations concerning any content of sites accessed through the Site, and Root Funding and its licensors shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained on other websites accessed through the Site.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Root Funding reserves the right at any time and from time to time, without any prior notice whatsoever, to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at its sole discretion. The latest Privacy Policy will be posted on the Site, and you should review the Site frequently to see any recent changes. By using the Site you are agreeing to the Privacy Policy as modified.

Disclaimer

Please note that each Organization utilizing our services may have a privacy policy that differs from this Privacy Policy. Root Funding is not responsible for any use of your credit card information, personal information or e-mail addresses by the Organizations utilizing our services.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy, please contact us at info@rootfunding.com.