Effective Date: June 10, 2020
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Information You Provide to Us
Registration Information. If you sign up for an account on our Services, we ask for information such as your name, address, and email address.
Communications. If you contact us directly, we may receive information such as your name, address, email address, the contents of the message or attachments you may send to us, and any other information you choose to provide. If you sign up to receive updates or other information from us, we may receive information such as your name and email address. You can unsubscribe from our promotional emails via the link provided in the emails. Even if you unsubscribe from our promotional emails, you may continue to receive administrative messages from us.
Payment Information. If you make a donation through our Services, your payment information, such as your credit or debit card number, will be collected by a third-party payment processor on our behalf.
Other Information. We also receive any other information you choose to provide to us, such as any data sets, videos, images, or other content you submit through the Services.
Information We Collect When You Use Our Services
Information from Cookies and Similar Tracking Technologies. We and our third-party partners, such as analytics partners, may collect information using cookies, pixels, and similar technologies. Cookies are small text files that contain a string of alphanumeric characters. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to our Services. Please review your web browser’s “Help” file to learn how you may be able to modify your cookie settings. Please note that if you delete or choose not to accept cookies from our Services, you may not be able to utilize the Services to their fullest potential.
Location Information. We may infer your general location information, for example, by using your internet protocol (“IP”) address.
Device Information. We automatically collect certain technical information about the device and software you use to access our Services, such as your IP address, operating system version, and web browser type.
Usage Information. To help us understand how you use our Services and to help us improve them, we automatically receive information about your interactions with our Services, such as information about the pages or other content you view and the dates and times of your visits.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may use the information we collect:
- To provide, maintain, enhance, and improve our Services;
- To understand and analyze how you use our Services and develop new products, services, features and functionality;
- To communicate with you, provide you with updates or other information relating to our Services, provide you with information that you request, respond to comments and questions, and otherwise provide customer support;
- For research purposes, such as conducting or supporting research relating to public health and safety issues;
- For marketing and promotional purposes, such as developing and providing promotional materials that we think may be relevant, valuable, or otherwise of interest to you;
- To facilitate donations made through the Services;
- To detect, prevent, and address fraud and other trust and safety issues that may arise;
- For compliance purposes, including enforcing our Terms of Service and other legal rights, complying with applicable laws and regulations, and responding to legal process and requests from governmental agencies, such as a court order or subpoena; and
- For other purposes for which we provide specific notice at the time the information is collected.
HOW WE SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Vendors and Service Providers. We may share any information we collect with vendors and service providers retained in connection with the provision of our Services.
Researchers and Academics. We may share information we collect, such as the data sets, images and videos you choose to submit to us, with researchers, academics, and other experts for research purposes.
Analytics Partners. We may use analytics services such as Google Analytics to collect and process certain analytics data. These services may also collect information regarding your use of other websites, apps, and online services. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and opt-out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
As Required by Law and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose your information if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: (a) comply with applicable laws and regulations; (b) respond to legal process and requests from governmental agencies, such as a court order or subpoena; (c) respond to your requests; or (d) protect your, our, or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Consent. We may also disclose your information with your permission.
We make reasonable efforts to protect your information by using safeguards designed to improve the security of the information we maintain. However, as no electronic transmission or storage of information can be entirely secure, we can make no guarantees as to the security or privacy of your information.
Our Services are hosted in the United States and intended for visitors located within the United States. If you choose to use our Services from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that you are transferring your personal information outside of those regions to the United States for storage and processing. Also, we may transfer your information from the U.S. to other countries or regions in connection with the storage and processing of information, fulfilling your requests, and operating the Services. By providing any information, including personal information, on or to the Services, you consent to such transfer, storage, and processing.
4111 E. Madison
Seattle, WA 98112