1. What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the website
2. Who collects such information
3. How such information is used
4. With whom your information may be shared
5. What choices you have regarding collection, use, and distribution of your information
6. What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of information under our control;
7. and, How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.
What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors such as credit card or social security numbers. All information, including names, addresses, and telephone numbers, the names of beneficiaries, the amount of gift, etc., shall be kept strictly confidential by Pearl S. Buck International and its staff unless permission is obtained to release such information, unless required by law.
Pearl S. Buck International does not participate in selling renting or trading its own donor lists.
Internet Protocol Address:
We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our website, analyze trends, track users' movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the website, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Use of "Cookies":
Our website may use "cookies" to enhance your experience while using our website. "Cookies" are pieces of information that some websites transfer to the computer that is browsing that website and are used for record-keeping purposes at many websites. Use of "cookies" makes web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular website and to make sure you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of "cookies" to be an industry standard.
Your browser is probably set to accept "cookies". However, if you would prefer not to receive "cookies", you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse "cookies". If you choose to have your browser refuse "cookies", it is possible that some areas of our website will not function properly when you view them.
All information provided to Pearl S. Buck International is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it in a secure database that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Pearl S. Buck International. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our website, we ask them for the friend's name and email address. Pearl S. Buck International will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the Site. Pearl S. Buck International stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.
Our website contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which Pearl S. Buck International has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such websites as their policies may be different than ours.
Contacting the Website:
Pearl S. Buck International
520 Dublin Road
Perkasie, PA 18944
You can also send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.