M.I.K.I.D. – Mentally Ill Kids In Distress has a firm commitment to protecting your privacy. We respect the privacy of our supporters. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated. We will use reasonable efforts to honor any limitations you may wish to place on the usage of your personal information.
Information We Collect
We only collect personal information that is provided to us voluntarily by you. We may collect information when you donate to our cause or when you register or contact us to receive information about our programs and in connection with other activities on our Site.
We do not collect credit card information as all donations are processed through third-party websites. You may choose to provide credit card (or bank) details to our payments processor in connection with a donation to M.I.K.I.D. In addition, you may choose to provide some personal information to M.I.K.I.D. The type of personal information that M.I.K.I.D. may collect includes first name, last name, email address, postal address, date of birth, and phone number. We may collect other information regarding Site visitors, including IP address, browser and domain information and may also monitor and track information, such as Site visitor usage patterns.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on The Website. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. A “cookie” primarily stores information concerning your visits and preferences as to your browsing on the M.I.K.I.D. website, so you do not have to re-enter your settings when you come back to the MIKID website.
How We May Use/Share Your Information
Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a secure, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. We may use your personal information to:
Communicate with you about your donations, sponsored events and other programs at M.I.K.I.D.
Send you information about M.I.K.I.D.
Respond to inquiries and fulfill your requests.
For our internal purposes, such as enhancing, improving or modifying the Sites, identifying usage trends and operating and expanding our activities
Links to Third Parties
Security of Personal Information
When you give us your personal information, we take reasonable steps to ensure that your information is treated securely. Please note that all online donations are processed through a third-party website.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems, and to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected.
Retention of Personal Information
M.I.K.I.D. will retain your personal information for as long as needed to provide you services. If you wish to request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, we will retain your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
You may review, update, correct or delete your personal information, or elect not to receive future communications from M.I.K.I.D. by contacting us at email@example.com. This e-mail must include your full name, email address, and contact information in the request in order to allow us to verify your identity. Please note that if you request the deletion of your personal information, we may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.