Privacy Policy

Girls Inc. (also referred to hereafter as “Girls Inc.”) is committed to maintaining robust privacy protections for its users.  Our Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is designed to help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Service.  

For purposes of this Agreement, “Service” refers to Girls Inc. service which can be
accessed via our website at http://girlsinc-durham.org The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to
Girls Inc.. “You” refers to you, as a user of Service. By accepting our Privacy Policy, you
consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described
in this Privacy Policy.

I. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.”  Non-Personal Information
includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage
data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform
types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit
and number of clicks.  Personal Information includes only your email, which you submit to us
through the registration process at the Site.
 
Information collected via Technology
To activate the Service you do not need to submit any Personal Information other than your
email address.  To use the Service thereafter, you do not need to submit further Personal
Information.  However, in an effort to improve the quality of the Service, we track information
provided to us by your browser or by our software application when you view or use the Service,
such as the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use,
the device from which you connected to the Service, the time and date of access, and other
information that does not personally identify you.  We track this information using cookies, or
small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier.  Cookies are sent to a user’s
browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive.  Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal information about that user and keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our services, both on an individual and aggregate basis. Girls Inc. may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your
computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser.  

II. HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION
Personal Information:
Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your Personal Information with third parties without your consent. We do
share Personal Information with vendors who are performing services for the Company, such as
the servers for our email communications who are provided access to user’s email address for
purposes of sending emails from us.  Those vendors use your Personal Information only at our
direction and in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

In general, the Personal Information you provide to us is used to help us communicate with you.  
For example, we use Personal Information to contact users in response to questions, solicit
feedback from users, provide technical support, and inform users about promotional offers.

Non-Personal Information
In general, we use Non-Personal Information to help us improve the Service and customize the
user experience.  We also aggregate Non-Personal Information in order to track trends and
analyze use patterns on the Site.  This Privacy Policy does not limit in any way our use or
disclosure of Non-Personal Information and we reserve the right to use and disclose such Non-
Personal Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties at our discretion.

In the event we undergo a business transaction such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred.  You acknowledge and consent that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy, and that any acquirer of our assets may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.  If our information practices change at any time in the future, we will post the policy changes to the Site so that you may opt out of the new information practices.  We suggest that you check the Site periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used.

III. HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION
We implement security measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access.  
Your account is protected by your account password and we urge you to take steps to keep your
personal information safe by not disclosing your password and by logging out of your account
after each use.  We further protect your information from potential security breaches by
implementing certain technological security measures including encryption, firewalls and secure
socket layer technology.  However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will
not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server
software.  By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these
risks.

IV. YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you for marketing purposes.  When
we send a promotional communication to a user, the user can opt out of further promotional
communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each promotional email.  
Please note that notwithstanding you unsubscribing, we may continue to send you administrative emails including, for example, periodic updates to our Privacy Policy.

V. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
As part of the Service, we may provide links to or compatibility with other websites or
applications.  However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those
websites or the information or content they contain.  This Privacy Policy applies solely to
information collected by us through the Site and the Service.  Therefore, this Privacy Policy does
not apply to your use of a third party website accessed by selecting a link on our Site or via our
Service.  To the extent that you access or use the Service through or on another website or
application, then the privacy policy of that other website or application will apply to your access
or use of that site or application.  We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of other
websites before proceeding to use them.

VI. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
The Company reserves the right to change this policy and our Terms of Service at any time.  We
will notify you of significant changes to our Privacy Policy by sending a notice to the primary
email address specified in your account or contact info kept on file, or by placing a prominent notice on our site.  Significant changes will go into effect 30 days following such notification.  Non-material changes or clarifications will take effect immediately. You should periodically check the Site and this privacy page for updates.

VII. CONTACT US
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Site, please
contact us by sending an email to yndrew@durham.girls-inc.org

Last Updated: This Privacy Policy was last updated on January 4, 2016.