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Privacy Policy

Recycling for Charities takes privacy seriously, and we operate our services with the protection of your privacy in mind. This policy covers how Recycling for Charities treats personal information that Recycling for Charities collects and receives for our services on the Recycling for Charities websites. It applies generally to the Recycling for Charities.com website and content and other related websites where this policy appears in the footer of each page. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, physical address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

Collection of Information and Usage

You are not required to register at Recycling for Charities. However, when you register we ask for information such as your name, email address, and zip code; once you register with Recycling for Charities and sign in to our services, you are no longer anonymous to us. If you choose to provide us with personal information, you consent to the transfer and storage of that information.

Recycling for Charities collects personal and non-personal information when you use Recycling for Charities products or services, transactional information when you donate an item, when you register with Recycling for Charities to receive donations or when you visit Recycling for Charities pages, when you provide information we may ask you for to authenticate yourself, when you complete a survey.

Recycling for Charities automatically receives and records non-personal information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, browser type, browser language, date and time of your query, Recycling for Charities cookie information, and any pages that your browser requests.

Recycling for Charities uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, conduct research and to contact you under certain circumstances. Recycling for Charities will use your email address to contact you under the following circumstances: to respond to your support questions, to notify you of material changes to our policies or website, to request your participation in user surveys, and to deliver products or services that you request.

Internet Cookies

Upon your first visit to Recycling for Charities, a cookie is sent to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. A "cookie" is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer and stored on your hard drive when you visit a website. Each web site can send its own cookie to your browser. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. Recycling for Charities uses cookies for the following general purposes: to track your preferences, such as the address or local zip code you enter; to access your information when you sign in so we can provide you with your personalized content, to display the most appropriate advertisements, based on your interests and activity on our web site; and to help us estimate our traffic. Recycling for Charities may use other companies to show advertisements on some of our pages. These other companies set and access their own cookies on your computer. Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies and not governed under the Recycling for Charities privacy policies.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Recycling for Charities does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:

We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with Recycling for Charities under confidentiality agreements. These trusted partners include companies with which Recycling for Charities may operate co-branded websites or web-pages to expand their services using Recycling for Charities. These trusted partners may use your personal information to provide services to you on our behalf, evaluate the effectiveness of the services, and to help Recycling for Charities communicate with you about offers from Recycling for Charities and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.

Recycling for Charities believes in responding to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. Recycling for Charities believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Recycling for Charities's terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

Recycling for Charities displays targeted advertisements based on personal information, including zip code and profile. Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click on targeted ads meet the targeting criteria. Recycling for Charities does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted advertisement.

Text and Other Links

Recycling for Charities may present links in a format that enables us to understand whether they have been followed. We use this information to understand and improve the quality of Recycling for Charities's search technology.

Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Account Information and Preferences

Registered Charity users can edit their Recycling for Charities Account Information, including contact preferences, at any time at their account at http://www.MyRFC.org.

We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to Recycling for Charities services, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the Recycling for Charities Newsletter, that are considered part of your Recycling for Charities account.

You can delete your Recycling for Charities registered account by requesting an account deletion via email to support@recyclingforcharities.com. After we have confirmed your request via email, we will remove access to your personal information from our user database.

Confidentiality and Security

We limit access to personal information about you to our employees and agents who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.

Your information is stored on our servers located in the United States. We treat data as an asset that must be protected and use many tools to protect your personal information against unauthorized access. However, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, and other users may abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from the site. Therefore, although we work very hard to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private. Because email is not recognized as secure communications, we request that you not send private information to us by email.

Third Parties

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Recycling for Charities does not own or control or to people that Recycling for Charities does not employ or manage. Recycling for Charities's website may include applications, content and/or ads from third parties that may perform user activity tracking in addition to that described herein; Recycling for Charities accepts no responsibility for those said activities. Recycling for Charities does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

Privacy Policy Changes

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the amended terms on this site. All amended terms take effect immediately after they are initially posted on the site, unless that amendment states otherwise. If you have questions, concerns or suggestions, please feel free to send an email to privacy@recyclingforcharities.com


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