Privacy Policy

Purpose of Policy

At Communities In Schools of Greater Greensboro®, we are committed to respecting the privacy of our visitors and customers. We have created this privacy policy for fair and honest information practices.

This policy describes how we collect, use, store, and access personal information provided by you. Additionally, we have outlined any instance where we disclose any information and to what extent.

This Privacy Policy (by Communities In Schools of Greater Greensboro®) is only limited to this Site and does not apply to any other websites that you might be able to access as part of your browsing. It is pertinent to mention that each website you access has its Privacy Policy, completely different from ours, in terms of content and material.

If you are using this website, then you are adhering to this Privacy Policy and giving us your consent to proceed with the practices described in this Policy. This Privacy Policy works in coordination with the Terms of Use. The Capitalized terms not defined in the Privacy Policy are explained in the Terms of Use.

What Is Personal Information?

Personal information is any piece of information that helps us in identifying you. It could be an opinion and, whether true or not, can form part of our database, regardless of the way we recorded it.

What Information Does Communities In Schools of Greater Greensboro® Collect?

We collect personal information that is reasonable and necessary to obtain to carry out functions and services.

The type of information needed to be collected from and about you depends upon the working relationship we share.

We collect Personal Information through a couple of resources:

Website Data

We collect information to reach out to us through the "Contact Us" page while visiting the Site, subscribing to our mailing list, or submitting a “Volunteer” form. We may collect your name, title, company title, address, contact number, and email ID, and specific company information.

Also, we may obtain Personal Information from third-party sources. It includes name, title, company title, address, contact number, and email ID, and certain company information.

How Do We Collect Information?

We gather every piece of information collected through fair and lawful means. We may collect personal information using several ways, including without limitation:

  • Through application forms
  • By email or other written means
  • Through a telephonic conversation
  • In-person
  • Through transactions
  • Business cards
  • Agreed contracts
  • Through our website
  • By portals serving as a communication channel between us
  • From third parties; this includes publicly available information sources (which may include telephone directories, the internet, and social media sites (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, or Twitter).

What Additional Information Do We Collect?

  • Automatically Collected Information
  • Upon Site visit, the server automatically recognizes visitors' domain names and IP addresses (refers to a numerical label assigned to computers that use the Internet for communication). It does not reveal any personal information, per se. However, the Site may gather "anonymous traffic" through the traffic that does not provide any identification but helps us study consumer behavior and formulate our marketing strategies accordingly. It also gives us insight regarding how we can improve the services we offer.

  • Cookies
  • Upon visit to our website, cookies or text files consisting of alphanumeric characters are attached to the device about your visit to our Site.

    It may be a transient cookie, a tracking cookie, or both. A transient cookie vanishes after you are done using the browser. On the other hand, a tracking cookie remains even after you are done with your browser. The browser may use it when you make another visit to the website.

    The purpose of cookies is to help us learn about our website areas that are useful and the areas that need improvement through programs, including, however, not limited to, Google Analytics. It guides us in the latest trends and activities. You can learn more about what Google's practices are and even opt out of them. You can do so by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available here. Also, we may use cookies from third-party social websites, which include but not limited to Facebook, Twitter.

    You may choose to disable cookies using independent programs available online or simply through the browser. It is essential to note that if you choose not to accept cookies, you may not be able to browse through the Site's feature to the fullest.

What Do We Do With The Collected Information?

  • Internal and Service-Related Usage:
  • We use the information for the maintenance and enhancement of all of the Service features. In addition to this, we may use it to analyze the traffic to understand our users' usage trends and preferences. This will help us in improving our Site and Service, and to introduce new features and functionality. We also use this information for our business purposes, such as account validation, audits, privacy, compliance with applicable laws, breach prevention, and ensure that our Terms of Service are implemented.

  • Communications
  • We may use your email address or other Personal Information to communication for the following purposes:

    • To contact you for administrative purposes such as customer service
    • To send you promotional messages related to the Service. You will receive complete autonomy over choosing to unsubscribe our promotional messages.
    We also may use information collected automatically, such as, cookies information, IP address, or mobile device ID to:
    • Personalize your experience
    • Display customized content
    • Monitor and analyze the effectiveness of the Site
    • Monitor the total number of visitors and pages viewed and emails opened, and
    • Keep an on all the entries, submissions, and status

    When And How Do We Disclose Your Personal Information?

    The disclosure of any information will strictly be in connection with providing the Service. We will disclose the information internally.

    • We, Communities In Schools of Greater Greensboro®, share information with the company members for whom we process data as part of their business initiatives. Additionally, the members also include our affiliates, subordinates, and office branches that may need Personal Information to fulfill the tasks.
    • Since we outsource our website design, application development, web-hosting, and maintenance to external companies, they may require information to complete their responsibilities successfully based on the contract. However, the information revealed is as per the terms that stand equivalent to this policy and limited to using the information solely for the purpose you provided it for
    • Any information disclosed will be in good faith and compliance with the state’s laws and regulations in reply to an order from the court or other law enforcement agencies.
    • It is our lawful right to divulge any information as defense against or to investigate fraudulent and illegal practices or activity directed towards us by external parties.

    Data Security

    We are committed to the protection of all the information entrusted to us. We follow rigorous security measures to prevent the loss, misuse, breach, and alteration of the information we collect.However, we do not provide any assurances or guarantees regarding our ability to keep the data secured and protected.

    International Data Transfers

    If you are in the European Economic Area (EEA) or other regions, please note that your Personal Information may be transferred to the said country as the law might differ from that of the United States of America, where the headquarters of Communities In Schools of Greater Greensboro® are.

    However, rest assured as the information transferred will be protected as described in this Policy.

    Consumer Rights

    You have the right to request access to the information that we have gathered and propose amendments to any of the inaccuracies you encounter. You can correct, update, delete, or block any information you may want to by contacting us. However, you acknowledge that copies of the existing information may remain in archives and cache both of the company's and third-party's websites (like email marketing) regardless of the changes made.

    Feel free to reach us out through the "Contact Us” page should you require any assistance.

    Our Contact Information And Policy Updates

    Updates And Modification

    We reserve the right to add, amend, update, or change our Policy without any prior notice. Any changes made will be effective from 30 days after announcing and making visible for the public on the Site. Please make sure to revisit this page periodically as the responsibility to review and ensure that you are on the same page when it comes to this Policy is yours alone.

    If you continue to use the Service following the changes, we will assume that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.

    If you have subscribed to our email, we shall notify you of any update or change in the Policy to email.