Privacy Policy

SITE OWNERSHIP

 

The Anza Borrego Foundation (ABF), hereby referred to as (the “Company” or “Business” or “Organization”) retains ownership of this site, shop.theabf.org, and is the processor of the Personal Identifiable Information (PII) on this site, as well as for offline activities.  Our online privacy policy discloses the ABF’s information practices for our site, including what type of personal identifiable information is requested, how the information is used, and how the information is shared. We can be contacted by emailing us at info@theabf.org or sending a letter to P.O. Box 2001, Borrego Springs, CA 92004.

 

 

What information do we collect?

 

ABF collects information from you when you fill out an application online or via regular mail or fax, register  on our site, place an order, make a donation, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, volunteer with us, fill out a form or complete  a poll.

 

When working with ABF, transacting with us, or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, business information, Tax ID/EIN, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or bank account/credit card information. You may also need to provide additional information based on consent forms depending on how you engage with ABF, such as through volunteer efforts or trips.

 

You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

 

We process personal data based on consent according to Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR, which you are free to give or refuse. You’ll see consent options when you visit our website. You can change your decisions at any time by contacting us or by utilizing specific widgets on the site. If you change your decision it will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

 

 

What do we use your information for?

 

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways:

 

-To personalize your experience

Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.

 

-To improve our website

We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

 

-To improve customer service

Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs

 

-To process transactions

 

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

 

-To send periodic emails

 

The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your donations, orders, company information, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

 

-For marketing purposes

 

The information you provide on the ABF Website may also be collected, used, analyzed and/or processed by ABF, or selected third parties on ABF’s behalf, for marketing and other business purposes.

 

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe  from  receiving  future  emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. You may also request to unsubscribe by contacting us using any of our information listed at the end of this Privacy Policy. 

 

 

 

STORAGE AND TRANSFER

 

With your consent, we may store your data on our servers or with our third party providers who assist us in day to day operations, troubleshooting, customer service and processing. This data may remain on our storage centers indefinitely until removed.

 

Your data may be shared with Anza Borrego State Park, partners or third parties that assist in the operation of the State Park, its Store and Programs.

 

What are your data protection rights?

 

ABF would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

 

The right to access – You have the right to request ABF for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that ABF correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request ABF to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

 

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that ABF erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that ABF restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to ABF’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that ABF transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

 

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the information below.

 

 

How do we protect your information?

 

ABF implements a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you make a donation, place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

 

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

 

We limit access to data only to the appropriate parties that need to view your data in order to execute upon certain requests.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers, unless a recurred billing or subscription plan has been set in place.

 

Links from our site to external websites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. For example, if you click on a referrer website link on our site, you may be taken to a website that we do not control. These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information from you, including personal and financial data. We recommend that you consult the privacy statements of all third-party websites you visit by clicking on the “privacy” link typically located at the bottom of the webpage you are visiting.

 

 

ABF  will exercise all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of customer personal information. However, transmissions protected by industry standard security technology and implemented by human beings cannot be made absolutely secure. Consequently, the ABF shall not be liable for unauthorized disclosure of personal information due to no fault of the ABF including, but not limited to, errors in transmission and unauthorized acts of the ABF staff and/or third parties.

 

 

Do we use cookies?

 

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

 

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

 

We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic  and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

 

 

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

 

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce  our site policies, or protect ours or  others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

 

Marketing Analysis by Third Parties. the Company reserves the right to disclose to third party’s personal information about customers for marketing analysis; however, any information disclosed will be in the form of aggregate data that does not describe or identify an individual customer.

 

Disclosure to Governmental Authorities. Under certain circumstances, personal information may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants or orders.

 

For third party service providers, please consult their privacy policies for additional information.

 

Data Processors

Your information may travel through a third party for processing and administration. The following the third party services used in ABF that have access to your data include:

 

Google

Stripe

Cognito Forms

Webflow

PayPal

Amazon

Shopify

Zapier

Intuit

ALL MAVEN

Webgility

 

Please refer to each third party for their specific privacy policy. Please note that each third party does not have access to your information if you engage or transact in a way that is not covered by that provider (ie Amazon will not have your information unless you donate through Amazon Smile).

 

ABF is not responsible for data breaches with third party service providers. Should a data breach occur and your information is compromised with one of our partners, we will notify you via email.

 

 

Comments and Feedback

 

You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or other information provided by you to us ("Comments") are not confidential and you hereby grant us a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license to reproduce, display, perform, distribute, publish, modify, edit or otherwise use such Comments as it deems appropriate, for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes, in our sole discretion.

 

 

Third party links

 

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites. Third party links can also include affiliate links for products and services.

 

 

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance (CALOPPA)

 

Since ABF values your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore  will not distribute your  personal information  to outside parties without your consent. As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at any time by contacting us via phone, email, or our office.

 

 

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

 

ABF is in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not intentionally collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. However, families may register minor children for volunteer opportunities on our website.

 

 

Use of Site by Minor

 

Though ABF may allow minor to participate in volunteering, activities or events, those under the age of18 will require parental consent, a liability waiver and a photo/video release prior to participation. ABF will not participate in activities with a minor without prior written consent from a parent or an authorized parent guardian.

 

 

Terms and Conditions

 

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at https://shop.theabf.org/terms-of-service

 

 

Your Consent

 

By using our site, purchasing products, or utilizing services through ABF, you consent to our privacy policy.

 

 

Changes to our Privacy Policy

 

We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy. When changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted, the date at the top of this Privacy Policy will be revised. We recommend you check the website from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Privacy Policy or any of other policies. We may also send an email notifying you of any changes.

 

You have a right to access your data, correct or remove it, or completely withdraw your consent for processing it at any time. Such requests should be sent to info@theabf.org. The withdrawal of a consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

 

 

Contact Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

 

The Anza Borrego Foundation

760-465-2605

info@theabf.org

P.O. Box 2001, Borrego Springs, CA 92004


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