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Privacy Policy

Effective date: May 25, 2018

Harvest Bridge is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors and others who provide us with their personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how Harvest Bridge ("HB", "we", or "us") collects and processes your Personal Data. Each time you use our Site, the current version of the Privacy Policy will apply. Accordingly, whenever you use our Site, you should check the date of this Privacy Policy (which appears at the top) and review any changes since the last version. This Privacy Policy is applicable to all Site visitors, registered users, and all other users of our Site.

"Personal Data" is any information that enables us to identify you, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as your name, identification number, location data, online identifier or one or more factors specific to your physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.

By visiting www.harvestbridge.org (the "Site"), you acknowledge that you have read and understood the processes and policies referred to in this Privacy Policy. 

Who We Are 

For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the "GDPR"), the Data Controller is Harvest Bridge, registered in Grove City, Pennsylvania, United States.

Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by sending an email to info@harvestbridge.org or by post to P.O. Box 284, Grove City, PA 16127. 

How to Contact Us 

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by phone at 724-506-8266, by sending an email to info@harvestbridge.org, or by post to P.O. Box 284, Grove City, PA 16127.

How We Collect Personal Data

Personal Data that you give us

We may collect and process the following Personal Data:

• Contact information (name, address, phone number, email address)

• Donation/payment information (credit card information, bank account information)

Non-Personal Data

We collect information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser and we may use this information to generate aggregate statistics about visitors to our Site, including but not limited to: 

• IP addresses

• Browser type and plug-in details

• Device type (e.g., desktop, laptop, tablet, phone, etc.)

• Operating system

• Local time zone

We may use non-Personal Data for various business purposes such as providing customer service, fraud prevention, and improving our Site. Please check your web browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings. 

Cookies

Like many websites, our Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the Site. This helps us to analyse the use of the Site to customize and improve the content and the layout of the Site.

You do not have to accept our cookies and can block them by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse all or some cookies. You may also delete them after they have been placed on your hard drive. If you do not accept or delete our cookies, some areas of the Site that you access may take more time to work, or may not function properly. For more information about cookies, visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

• Strictly necessary cookies

• Analytical/performance cookies

• Functionality cookies

How We Use Your Personal Data

We will only process your Personal Data, including sharing it with third parties, where (1) you have provided your consent, which can be withdrawn at any time, (2) the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, (3) we are required by law, or (4) processing is required to protect your vital interests or those of another person. We will not share your Personal Data with third parties for their use without your consent. 

We may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

Personal Data you give to us

We will use this Personal Data:

• To provide our monthly newsletter and other emails, provided you have given your consent;

• For internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;

• To respond to your questions; and

• To ensure that content from our Site is presented most effectively for you and your computer.

Non-Personal Data

We will use this Data:

• To administer our Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;

• To improve our Site to ensure that content is presented most effectively for you and your computer; and

• As part of our efforts to keep our Site safe and secure.

Personal Data we receive from other sources

We will combine this information with information you give to us and non-personal data we collect. We will use this information and the combined Personal Data for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive). 

Children and Privacy

We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If we learn that Personal Data of persons less than 13 years-of-age has been collected through our Site, we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.

Security and Storage

Although we use security measures to help protect your Personal Data against loss, misuse or unauthorized disclosure, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to us over the internet. 

Transfer of Personal Data outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and International Users

We are headquartered in the United States. Your Personal Data may be accessed by us or transferred to us in the United States or to our service providers who are located worldwide. If you are visiting our Site from outside the United States, be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers are located and our central database is operated. By using our Site, you consent to any transfer of this information.

We will not transfer Personal Data relating to individuals within the European Economic Area ("EEA"), to third parties located outside of the EEA without ensuring adequate protection under European law. Where a third party is located in a country not recognized by the EU Commission as ensuring an adequate level of protection, we will take appropriate steps, such as implementing standard contractual clauses recognized by the EU Commission, to safeguard your Personal Data. 

How Long We Store Your Personal Data

We will store your Personal Data, in a form which permits us to identify you, for no longer than is necessary for the purpose for which the Personal Data is processed. We may retain and use your Personal Data as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements and rights, or if it is not technically reasonably feasible to remove it. Consistent with these requirements, we will try to delete your Personal Data quickly upon request. 

Where We Store Your Personal Data

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Donation transactions are encrypted using SSL technology. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.

The Personal Data that you provide to us is stored on servers located in the United States. If you are located in another jurisdiction, you should be aware that once your Personal Data is submitted through our Site, it will be transferred to our servers in the United States, and that the United States currently does not have uniform data protection laws in place.

Correction and Removal

If any of the information that we have about you is incorrect, or you wish to have information (including Personal Data) removed from our records, please contact us at info@harvestbridge.org.

Opting Out

Additionally, if you prefer not to receive all or certain types of communication from us, please let us know by clicking on the unsubscribe link within any message that you receive, or by contacting us at info@harvestbridge.org

Your European Rights

Under European data protection law, in certain circumstances, you have the right to:

• Request access to your Personal Data

• Request correction of your Personal Data

• Request erasure of your Personal Data

• Object to processing of your Personal Data

• Request restriction of processing your Personal Data

• Request transfer of your Personal Data

• Withdraw your consent

In addition, where you believe that we have not complied with its obligations under this Privacy Policy or European law, you have the right to make a complaint to an EU Data Protection Authority. You can exercise any of these rights by contacting us. 

Links to Other Websites

This website may be linked to other websites, as well as other websites linked to www.harvestbridge.org. We have no control over non-"Harvest Bridge" websites, and users shall be subject to the privacy policies of those sites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy or the way we use, share or collect Personal Data, we will notify you by revising the "Effective Date" at the top of this Privacy Policy, prominently posting an announcement of the changes on our Site, or sending an email to the email address you most recently provided us (unless we do not have such an email address) prior to the new policy taking effect.

Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notification sent to you by e-mail. Please check back to see any updates or changes to this Privacy Policy.