Current Revision: July 1, 2014
CWSC Commitment to Privacy
Information We Collect
You may have visited CWSC at http://cwsconline.wordpress.com, or http://www.cwsc.us, or used a mobile application, or other third-party site to access our services or the services of an affiliated partner or sponsor (“Partners“). This policy is applicable for all information you provide to CWSC. Note we are not responsible for any information you submit directly to third parties, including our Partners, who may publish their own policies for collecting, using, or disclosing your information. You should review the policies of our Partners or other sites through whom you access our services.
Information categories, including personal information, (“Information“) we may collect from you are:
- First or Last Name
- Email address
- Address, City and State
- Country, Territory, Postal or Zip Code
- Comments or feedback
- Site usage history
- Geographical location
- Interests, knowledge, specialties, training, skills and certifications
- Custom online communication and email preferences
- Summary of volunteer hours and description work completed for an institution.
- Other information requested by an institution or CWSC for you to volunteer for a specific opportunity.
For Institutions using our Services to accept volunteer consultant opportunities, we may collect:
- Administrator Information – First Name; Last Name; Email; Telephone; Zip Code; User ID and Password. Address and City; State; Country.
- Institutional Information – Organization Name; Point of Contact (Name, Title, First and Last Name, Telephone, Address, City, State, Country, Zip, Email); Services Description; Mission, Vision and Core Values Statements; Tax ID/EIN, NCES school ID, and/or proof of non-profit status; Affiliations; Volunteer Category; Web Address.
- Volunteer Opportunity Information – Opportunity Title; Email Contact; Description; Volunteer Type; Required Skills and Other Requirements; Date; Time; Commitment Information; Location Information: Physical Location or “Online” Designation. Volunteer Age; Organization Size.
How We Use Information
CWSC does not sell, rent, or trade your Information as a volunteer, administrator, or nonprofit user to outside parties. We use your Information to provide and improve our Services, facilitate volunteering, fielding your requests, and sharing information with you.
Note that in order to provide our services, we share your Information with volunteer users, institutions, our third-party servicers, affiliates or partners, as applicable. We may use our email database for transmitting CWSC communications. We reserve the right to use your Information to transmit e-mails. You may opt out of receiving e-mails only by deletion of your account by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feedback or comments you publicly share on any of our sites or that are provided by you in any form on our sites may be generally accessed by any visitor to the Website or reposted by CWSC to be shared across other CWSC social media, blog, other web sites, or offline in CWSC published newsletters, brochures or other print media. You should give due consideration and care when posting feedback or comments to the site, as you will forfeit the privacy of that information. Positive comments you share by email that in CWSC’s opinion helps CWSC fulfill its mission and vision may also be posted publicly online or offline, unless you state you do not wish your comments to be shared publicly.
For consultant volunteer users, we may also use your Information as follows:
If you indicate you are interested in establishing a unique personal account, the information we obtain will be used to provide you with the Services and permit you: account access, customization for your profile including skills and interests, customization of email, review of your online usage history and/or posting, transmission and attachment of a resume in response to inquiries you make using CWSC’s service. Furthermore, an institution might collect additional information from you, independent of CWSC in connection with its volunteer outreach services. You should make inquiry directly with the institution for an explanation of why and how such information is collected.
For institutions, we may also use your Information in the following ways:
When you provide Information as a nonprofit entity of CWSC, your Information except EIN may be accessed by anyone who accesses CWSC. We may also provide your Information with EIN, with selected Partners in order to verify your identity and tax status. Institutions receiving email addresses from potential volunteer signups are highly encouraged to publish privacy policies that comply with all applicable privacy laws and regulations. Inappropriate use of personal information obtained from CWSC may result in termination of a nonprofit’s access to CWSC’s services. CWSC reserves all rights of determination, by its discretion, as to what constitutes appropriate use of information.
We generally welcome Volunteers age 18 and over. Due to our designation as a non-profit organization, we are not obligated to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Nevertheless, we strongly encourage users under age 15 to access our site or services only with parental consent and/or supervision.
It is however, impossible to fully ensure that your Information will not be disclosed to third parties due to legal disclosure obligations to governmental agencies or other third parties under certain circumstances, or when third parties circumvent security measures intended to protect your Personal Information.
Our pages may contain links to third-party sites. CWSC is not responsible for the privacy practices or third-party site content.
Cookies and Analytics
You have the option of setting your web browser to prompt you before cookies are accepted, all cookies are automatically rejected or all accept cookies automatically accepted. If you decide not to accept cookies from this site, then you may be unable to access or use all or part of this website or take advantage fully of the information and services offered.
Pages on the Services and emails that CWSC sends to you may have image files called beacons. Web beacons allow us to track visits to our site whether or not you open our emails. In addition, we may use several third-party services that embed web beacons on our site for similar tracking purposes. These third-party services can provide additional features to you, such as the ability to share content on our site with your social network.
Proofing Your Information
Nonprofit institutions or consultant volunteers with a personal CWSC account either through mobile application or a Partner’s site may make changes to your Information online by inputting your username and password where indicated on the applicable Service. If you encounter problems modifying your Information, please contact CWSC at email@example.com.
Institutional administrators may modify information online. If you have problems modifying Information, contact CWSC. If you are a nonprofit or consultant volunteer with an account and wish to have your Information deleted from the site, please contact CWSC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Available CWSC newsletter or other subscription services and alerts are optional. You may unsubscribe opt-out from receiving newsletter and subscription mailings by changing online preferences or emailing email@example.com with subject remove.
We may use our email databank to transmit CWSC communications on enhancements, upgrades, or service offerings. Registered accounts are required to receive these communications.
Our Data Security Commitment
To block unauthorized access, control data accuracy, and enhance correct usage of Information, we try put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard Information we collect online. For questions about data security or retention, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Policy may be periodically amended with changes referenced by “Most Current Revision” as shown near the beginning of this Policy.
How To Contact Us
We invite your questions and comments. To contact us, please send email to email@example.com or U.S. mail to CWSC, Marina Village, 4905 34th Street S #185, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4511.
Effective Date: August 26, 2013