Project Knitwell Privacy Policy

Information We Collect and How We Use It
Project Knitwell collects information from and about users in many ways on our site. We collect information that you provide when making a donation, completing a web form, requesting information about volunteer opportunities, responding to a direct mail campaign, reporting on volunteer activities, requesting publications or other information, shopping on our storefront and/or participating in a survey. The types of data collected by Project Knitwell will vary depending on your use of our site and/or your volunteer and donation activity. All information collected by Project Knitwell is used solely for our purposes in furtherance of our mission. We will never sell your information or share it with third parties for commercial purposes, except as disclosed at the time of collection or set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Some examples of the types of personally identifiable information that Project Knitwell collects through our site includes, without limitation:

  • Certain contact information, such as your name, phone number, address, and email address
  • Demographic and general profile data (e.g., educational, professional, and geographic information)
  • Credit or debit card information to complete your donation or purchase. Project Knitwell does not maintain this information after your transaction is completed.

Some example of the types of non-personally identifiable information that Project Knitwell collects through our site includes, without limitation:

  • Location information, including without limitation hardware, software and configuration information, your IP address, operating system, browser type, domain name of your Internet service provider, URL, access times and/or referring web site address. We use this information to evaluate and track your order, help administer our site, examine overall traffic trends and to help improve our site and make your browsing experience more enjoyable and improve the design and content of our site, personalize your internet experience, analyze service usage, and track user activity.
  • Session and persistent cookies to store your user preferences
  • Tracking Pixels

All information collected is stored and maintained in a secure database and is only used for the purpose for which it was collected. Personally identifiable information is used to process your donation, provide you with information about Project Knitwell services, events, volunteer opportunities and other offerings available through our site. Non-personally identifiable information collected is aggregated (which will not identify any user) and is used to help us evaluate transactions that occur on our site, diagnose problems with our systems, and improve, manage, and monitor our site.

Sharing Your Information
Project Knitwell may share information provided by you, or collected on our sites, with third parties to process your donation, fulfill your order, or administer our site. Please be assured that any third parties who have access to the information you provide or that we collect during your visit, have agreed to protect it in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. Project Knitwell uses various third party transaction services to process online donations and maintain our volunteer and donor database.

Project Knitwell also co-sponsors events and activities with other organizations, people and companies. Information provided and/or collected in connection with these co-sponsored events may be shared with our co-sponsor. Use and maintenance of your information by any such co-sponsor will be governed by their respective privacy practices.

To the extent hyperlinks are utilized to access third party sites (not controlled, owned, or operated by Project Knitwell), you should be aware that these external or third party sites may collect information about you and these sites activities are not subject to this Privacy Policy. It is a good idea to check the privacy policy on these sites to familiarize yourself with their privacy policies.

If you use a blog or forum on our sites, any information you submit or post can be read, collected, and/or used by anyone accessing our site.  We are not responsible for any information you choose to post or submit.

Reviewing and Making Choices About the Use of Your Information
If you would like to review, update and/or correct the personally identifiable information that we have collected from you online, send your request to:

Project Knitwell
P.O. Box 5503
Arlington, VA 22205

info@knitwell.org

Updates and Notification of Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you here or by means of a notice on our home page.

Contact Us
We always want to hear for you. Please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Project Knitwell
P.O. Box 5503
Arlington, VA 22205

info@knitwell.org

Acceptance of this Privacy Policy
By visiting our site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.