PRC Compassion's Privacy Statement
PRC Compassion (“PRC”) is committed to your right to privacy and to keeping your personal information private. This PRC Privacy Statement discloses the information privacy practices for PRC’s website, www.prccompassion.org. This Privacy Statement describes how PRC collects information from all end users of PRC’s website (the “Services”), what we do with the information we collect, and the choices you have concerning the collection and use of such information. You are encouraged to read this Privacy Statement carefully. If you have further questions about our Privacy Statement or PRC’s policies or practices after reading this Privacy Statement, please contact us
Sharing Your Information
PRC Does Not Sell or Lease Your Personal Information to Anyone.
Information Collected About You
PRC collects personal information about you that you specifically and voluntarily provide. The personal information collected by PRC must necessarily identify you as a specific individual or company, such as your name, Social Security Number or Employer Identification Number, phone number, address, etc. We may also collect billing and account information such as credit card numbers and banking information for the purposes of taking donations and gifts from you. This information is voluntarily provided by you and is only used for purposes authorized by you.
We specifically describe on each website page what information is required in order to provide the product or services you requested. PRC will use the personal information primarily to provide a customized experience as you use PRC’s Services and will not disclose this information to third parties unless one or more of the following situations arises:
- The disclosure is required by law.
- You give PRC permission to inform you of services and offers by PRC partners that may be of interest to you.
- Your information may be used as a part of aggregate summary statistical data that cannot be tracked back to you or your company.
If you utilize PRC Services through this website, we will use the personal information you provide only to process that particular service. We do not share the information provided for that filing with outside parties except to the extent necessary to process that filing.
Cookies and How PRC Uses Them
Some information is collected automatically every time you visit www.prccompassion.org. A session level “cookie” is generated when you login to www.prccompassion.org. The session cookie is stored in memory and is NOT written to your hard drive. The cookie will remain in effect only for as long as you are logged into the PRC system. The cookie will be deleted when you log out of the PRC system by 1) manually logging out of the system, 2) closing all instances of your browser or 3) rebooting your computer.
PRC uses session cookies to persist information about your session on the PRC system and as a means of identification for security purposes. You will be required to accept session cookies in order to use PRC Services.
Our partners may also use their own cookies. We do not control of the use of these cookies and expressly disclaim responsibility or information collected through them. We may use third-party advertising companies to place ads when you visit our website. Aggregated statistics about your visits to the PRC website may be utilized by these companies to provide advertisements about related goods and services that you may be interested in.
PRC Commitment to Children’s Privacy
Although PRC’s web pages are not designed for children, protecting children’s privacy is important to us. It is PRC’s policy to comply with The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) and all other applicable laws. Children must ask a parent for permission before sending any personal information to PRC, or to anyone else online.
PRC reserves the right to collect certain technical information such as your operating system, your IP address, the web browser software you are using, and the URL of the website that referred you to the PRC website.
PRC’s Commitment to Data Security
PRC acknowledges and recognizes the confidence that you have placed in it to assimilate and process your donations and gifts. We have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Although we make every effort to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party “hackers” from illegally obtaining this information. In the unlikely event that the security of our system is breached, we will take reasonable steps to notify you of such compromise.
As mentioned, PRC utilizes various service providers to assist PRC’s customers in completing PRC transactions. These service providers need personal information, such as credit card information, your name, Social Security Number or Employer Identification number, income, etc., to provide their respective services. PRC has placed limitations on our service providers from using or re-disclosing your information without your permission.
However, we still encourage you to review the information, privacy practices of PRC service providers whose services you utilize on PRC's website.
Legally Required Disclosures
On occasion, PRC may be required by law to disclose information you have provided in utilizing PRC Service. PRC may also disclose information about someone who poses a threat to the interest of PRC (such as customer fraud) or whose online activities could bring harm to others.
Encryption - Protecting Your Information
PRC systems are configured with data encryption technologies and industry standard firewalls. PRC has obtained a digital certificate from Comodo Group, the top provider of digital security certificates used to protect and manage computer network access. Clicking on the image of the closed lock or the solid key on the bottom bar of your browser window will allow you to view the certificate for each secure page.
Revisions To This Policy
This Privacy Statement was posted on PRC’s website on September 2, 2005. PRC reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this policy and other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner. Notice of any revision, amendment, or modification will be posted on our website. If we make a significant change to our Privacy Statement, PRC will post notice of the change on www.prccompassion.org for a period of not less than three months after the significant change is implemented. Regardless of later updates, we will abide by the information privacy practices described in this Privacy Statement at the time you provided us with your personal information.
PRC has partnered with reputable third parties to offer certain parts of PRC Services. Certain parts of PRC Services offered by its partners are indicated as such. Although PRC works with reputable third parties, PRC's business partners may have different privacy policies and statement. You are encouraged to review each of the privacy policies of PRC's partners to further understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing your information. We must reiterate that PRC has no control over the third party’s use of any personal information you provide when utilizing PRC Services.