Privacy Policy

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National Charity League ("National Charity League") operates and may operate other websites. It is National Charity League's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

National Charity League, Inc., and its subsidiaries, affiliates, and chapters (“National Charity League”, or “we”, “us”, or “our”, as applicable) values the privacy and personal information of our web users, chapter members, donors, and partners. This Privacy Policy, as modified from time to time, describes our practices in connection with information collected through our website (the “Website”). The Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use, and safeguard the information you provide to us, and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Website. As a general principle, information you provide to us will only be used or shared by National Charity League as outlined in this Privacy Policy. By visiting or using the Website, you agree to the practices and policies set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, you may not use the Website. As noted below under “Changes to Privacy Policy”, we reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time in our sole discretion, and we will post and maintain the most recent version of the Privacy Policy on the Website. 1. What Information Do We Collect? When you visit our Website we may collect two basic types of information from you in conjunction with your use of the Website: personal information and non-personal information. “Personal information” is any information that can individually identify you and includes, for example and without limitation, your name, email address, mailing address, and telephone number. “Non-personal information” includes information that does not personally identify you but is collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Website, and may include (without limitation) tracking and usage information about your location, transaction information, use of the Website and the Internet, etc. Personal Information You Choose to Provide There are a number of circumstances in which you may voluntarily supply us with your personal information. The following lists the most common ways in which we may collect your personal information: • Signing up to receive information or related services from us; • Requests to receive e-newsletters or for notifications of National Charity League updates and networking opportunities; • Membership inquiries submitted through chapter websites; • Participation on social media accounts involving National Charity League; • Participation in surveys, special events, contests, and promotions; • Requests for customer service or other assistance; or • Any other place on the Website where you knowingly volunteer personal information. Please note, we do not collect information regarding donations or purchases, and we do not store your credit card information on our Website. If you choose to correspond further with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone. If you do not want to receive email from us, please let us know through the “unsubscribe” feature included in our communications. Social Media Sites When you interact with a National Charity League account on a social media platform, such as Facebook®, Instagram®, Pinterest®, Snapchat®, Twitter®, YouTube®, or other social media platforms, we may collect the personal information that you make available to us on that page or account, including your user ID and/or user name, and any information you have made public in connection with that social media platform. Please note, however, that we will comply with the privacy policies of the corresponding social media platform and we will only collect and store such personal information that we are permitted to collect by these social media platforms. Our Website may include social media widgets, such as widgets provided by social media platforms including Facebook®, Instagram®, Pinterest®, Twitter®, and YouTube®. These features may collect information about your IP address and which page you’re visiting on our Website, and they may set a cookie to make sure their features function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. Your interactions with those features and widgets are governed by the privacy policies of the companies and social media platforms that provide them, and we encourage you to review those privacy policies. Children’s Online Privacy National Charity League is committed to complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). We do not knowingly solicit, collect, utilize, or disclose personal information from minors. If we learn that a child under 13 has provided personal information to us without verification of parental consent, we will take commercially reasonable steps to delete that information. Non-Personal Information When you use the Website, our servers may keep an activity log that does not identify you individually. These logs may include information such as device information about your computer, mobile device, or other device that you use to access the Website, which may include your IP address, browser, etc., and additional traffic data, such as time and date of access, the pages views, the time spent on the Website, and referring website addresses. We use this information to assist us in running the Website and ensuring proper operation. None of this information is associated with you as an individual. What Are Cookies? When you interact with the Website, we automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, “cookie” information, and the page you requested. Cookies and other tracking technologies (such as browser cookies, pixels, beacons, and Adobe Flash technology including cookies) are comprised of small bits of data that often include a de-identified or anonymous unique identifier. Websites, platforms, portals, apps and other services send this data to your browser when you first request a web page and then store the data on your computer so the website can access information when you make subsequent requests for pages from that service. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information. Please note that by blocking any or all cookies, you may not have access to certain features, content, or personalization available through the Website. How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies? We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect and store information about your usage of the Website, in order to constantly improve our Website and better serve our users. This information assists us in designing and arranging the Website in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve our Website to better meet the needs of our users. Cookies also help us collect important business and technical statistics. The information in the cookies lets us trace the paths followed by users to our Website as they move from one page to another. Web server activity logs allow us to count how many people visit our Website and to evaluate our Website’s visitor capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your individual email address or any personally identifying information about you, although they do permit us to send focused information or other such responses to you. “Do Not Track” Practices At this time, we do not honor do-not-track signals from browsers or other consumer choice mechanisms regarding the collection of behavioral tracking data. While we collect personal information from you as described above, we do not collect personal information from you to monitor your online activities across third party websites or online services and over time (also known as behavioral advertising or interest-based advertising). We do not use or allow third parties to collect personal information from you on the Website in order to monitor your online activities across third party websites or online services and over time. 2. How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us? Broadly speaking, we use the information we collect from you for purposes of administering our business activities and providing customer service to our donors and customers, prospective donors and customers, and chapters. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our Website, new services, and special events we think you will find valuable. The lists used to send you this information are developed and managed under our traditional standards designed to safeguard the security and privacy of our users’ personal information. If you provide your personal information to us, you will be given the opportunity to notify us of your desire to receive or not to receive these notifications. More specifically, we may use the information we collect from and about you in the following ways: • Provide you with the products, services, and information you request from us; • Communicate with you about your use of the Website, and send you information about features on the Website; • Schedule participation in our offered services; • Communicate with you about changes to our policies; • Perform statistical, demographic, and marketing analyses of users of the Website and their usage patterns; • Send you newsletters or notice of special events by email or other media; • Optimize or improve our products, services, and operations; and/or • Detect, investigate, or prevent activities that may violate our policies or be illegal. 3. Our Disclosure of Information We will only share personal information as provided in this Privacy Policy, and within National Charity League and our chapters. As part of using and/or accessing the Website, we may share your information with third party companies and individuals to facilitate or provide services in connection with the Website, to perform Website related services (e.g., without limitation, maintenance services, database management, web analytics, and improvement of features, payment services, and marketing analytics), or to assist us in how the Website is used. Emergency Situations National Charity League will abide by the United States of America data privacy laws. We may use or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or the Website; (b) respond to requests from public and government authorities; (c) protect and defend our rights or property, the Website, or our users; and (d) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, agents, or the users of the Website or the public. Merger, Sale, Or Bankruptcy If we sell all or part of our business, or make a sale or transfer of our assets, or are otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of our business, or are involved in a bankruptcy, National Charity League may transfer your information to the party or parties involved as part of that transaction. 4. How Do We Secure Your Information? We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. We use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your personal information collected through the Website from access, loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction by any unauthorized party. Please understand, however, that no transmission of data over the internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private. You are also responsible for taking reasonable steps to protect your information against unauthorized disclosure or misuse such as by maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password, and logging out of your account when not using the Website. Information Security We utilize commercially reasonable encryption and security software to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure, and accidental loss, alteration, or destruction. Evaluation of Information Protection Practices Periodically, our operations and business practices are reviewed for compliance with corporate policies and procedures governing the security, confidentiality, and quality of our information. Employee Access, Training and Expectations Our corporate values, ethical standards, policies and practices are committed to the protection of customer information. In general, our business practices limit employee access to confidential information, and limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorized persons, processes, and transactions. 5. What About Links To or From Other Websites? We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Website nor the information or content contained therein. Our Website may contain links to other websites of interest, including links to a third-party website that enables donations to National Charity League, and links to a third-party website that hosts the official online store of the National Charity League. Once you have used these links to leave our Website, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, including payment information, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Your browsing and interaction on any other website is subject to that website’s own rules and policies. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement or policy of each third-party website you visit. 6. Changes to Privacy Policy As noted in the beginning of this Privacy Policy, we reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy from time to time in our sole discretion, and will post and maintain the most recent version of the Privacy Policy on the Website. We may not notify Website visitors of any such revisions by e-mail, phone, or other personal contact. You are responsible for reviewing this Privacy Policy upon each visit to the Website. You can determine if the Privacy Policy has been revised since your last visit by referring to the “Last Modified” date at the top of this document. 7. Contact Us If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or its implementation, please contact us: By Mail: National Charity League 959 South Coast Drive, Suite 225 Costa Mesa, CA 92626 By Email:

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, National Charity League collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. National Charity League's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how National Charity League's visitors use its website. From time to time, National Charity League may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

National Charity League also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on blogs/sites. National Charity League only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to National Charity League's websites choose to interact with National Charity League in ways that require National Charity League to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that National Charity League gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with National Charity League are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, National Charity League collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with National Charity League. National Charity League does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

The personal data that we specifically capture on this website includes:

  • Your email address is stored until the post and/or product you commented upon is deleted (Contact).
  • Your email address is stored until your account is deleted (Contact).
  • Your email address is stored when a login fails to assist in breach detection (Security).
  • Your email address is stored when you submit a form (Contact).
  • Your IP address is stored until your account is deleted (Contact).
  • Your IP address is stored when a login fails to assist in breach detection (Security).
We use Google Analytics to collect, monitor and analyze aggregate access patterns in order to increase our services and functionality. We make full use of Google's IP Anonymization support which anonymizes your IP address at the earliest possible stage of the collection network. The IP anonymization feature in Analytics sets the last octet of IPv4 user IP addresses and the last 80 bits of IPv6 addresses to zeros in memory shortly after being sent to the Analytics Collection Network. We also turn off campaign tracking and so protect your anonymity further should you receive an email from us with campaign information in the link.

Aggregated Statistics

National Charity League may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. National Charity League may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, National Charity League does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

National Charity League discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on National Charity League's behalf or to provide services available at National Charity League's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using National Charity League's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. National Charity League will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, National Charity League discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request , or when National Charity League believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of National Charity League, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an National Charity League website and have supplied your email address, National Charity League may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with National Charity League and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. National Charity League takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


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Business Transfers

If National Charity League, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that National Charity League goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of National Charity League may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


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Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, National Charity League may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in National Charity League's sole discretion. National Charity League encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

This document was last changed on: Mon, 19 Jul 20:33:08 GMT 2021.

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