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FundingFactory.com Privacy Statement

Last Modified: December 26, 2013

Environmental Reclamation Services, LLC. and its FundingFactory Program (collectively referred to in this Privacy Statement as "we" or "ERS") recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of all information provided by users of our websites, participants in our programs, and all other customers of our products and services. We created this policy with a fundamental respect for our customers' right to privacy and to guide our relationships with our customers. This Privacy Statement discloses the privacy practices for all products and services owned by ERS.

ERS will disclose its information practices and has agreed to notify you of:

  1. What personally identifiable information of yours, or third-party personally identifiable information, is collected from you through the website
  2. The organization collecting the information
  3. How the information is used
  4. With whom the information may be shared
  5. What choices are available to you regarding collection, use, and distribution of the information
  6. The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of information under FundingFactory control
  7. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should contact:

Director of Online Services
Email: info@fundingfactory.com
Phone: 814-464-1805
Address: 380 East Bayfront Parkway, Erie, PA 16507

Information Collection and Use

FundingFactory is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. “Personal Information” means information that identifies a person, such as the person's full name, home address, email address, telephone number, credit card information, or any other information that would allow someone to identify or contact you. Use of Personal Information is explained further below. “Aggregated Information” includes, but is not limited to data such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer, your browser software (i.e. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) and configuration, which pages you access or visit while using this site, and any information submitted through or obtained by your interaction with our website other than Personal Information. For example, when you request a page from FundingFactory.com, our servers log your IP address. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. We do not link your IP address to any Personal Information, so although your session is logged, you will remain anonymous to us. We may from time to time share Aggregated Information (in a way that does not specifically identify your Personal Information) with our business partners, advertisers, sponsors, and other third parties.

Registration Forms

The registration form requires basic information (i.e., organization name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, contact name, how they learned about the FundingFactory) and unique identifiers (a user ID and password) when becoming a participant in a program. We use unique identifiers such as user IDs and passwords to verify your identity and give access to sections of the website that are only available to registered participants. We use your participant contact information, which may include Personal Information such as telephone, fax and/or email address, from the registration form, to send you information about our company, new and/or additional customer services, special program promotions and contests, or information concerning problems that may have developed relevant to your participation. Participants are not required to provide an email address to use the website or participate in FundingFactory.com programs. You may opt out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt out section below.

The Business Support Program registration form for companies and other groups wishing to support an organization, requires basic information (i.e., company name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, contact name, participant ID, referral information) and unique identifiers (a user ID and password) when becoming a participant in a program. Unique identifiers (such as user IDs and passwords) are collected to verify the user's identity and access sections of the website that are only available to registered Business Support Program participants. We use participant contact information, which may include Personal Information such as telephone, fax and/or email address, from the registration form, to send the user information about our company, new and/or additional customer services, special program promotions and contests, or information concerning problems that may have developed relevant to their participation. Participants are not required to provide an email address to use the website or participate in FundingFactory.com programs. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt out section below.

Order Forms

Our website's box order form requires a participant to specify the number of cartridge and cell phone collection boxes that they require. The organization name, organization address, and contact name, provided during the registration process, are used to ship the boxes to the correct location.

Cookies

We use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our website. We also use cookies to distinguish between our registered participants and non-registered visitors of the FundingFactory website. Cookies may also be used to automate certain information and order requests from registered participants of FundingFactory programs. Other uses of cookies are discussed in the Google Analytics for Display Advertising and Opt-Out section below.

The benefit of these cookies is to expedite the completion of information required for certain functions in the administrative area of the site. Rejecting the cookie does not prevent a visitor from accessing the site's general information areas. Program coordinators must accept cookies when logging into the administrative area of the website. Program coordinators will not be able to utilize many of the administrative features with cookies disabled.

Google Analytics for Display Advertising and Opt-Out

We use certain services provided by Google Analytics to gather information about how our users interact with the site. This information helps us optimize the site to provide a better user experience. One or more of the following Google Analytics for Display Advertising features may be implemented on our website: Remarketing, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, the DoubleClick Campaign Manager, and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. We may use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online. Third-party vendors, including Google, may show our ads on sites across the Internet. Thus, by visiting our website, you may see ads for our products and services when you visit other sites on the Internet. We, along with third-party vendors such as Google, may use cookies we place on your browser, along with cookies placed on your browser by third parties, together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to our website. We, along with third-party vendors such as Google, may also use cookies we place on your browser, along with cookies placed on your browser by third parties, together to report how your ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to our website. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using Google's Ads Settings.

Tell a Friend

The FundingFactory website contains a "Tell A Friend" function for sending program information to friends and associates. The email information is used for the purpose of this one-time email and is not used for any secondary purpose, nor is it stored in any database.

Email addresses from inquiries about FundingFactory.com are not retained for mailing list purposes.

Contests or Sweepstakes

FundingFactory.com periodically runs contests or sweepstakes for both new and existing participants. Information gathered for contests or sweepstakes is identical to that requested when registering for a program. No new information is required. Cartridge and cell phone returns are tracked to ensure proper awarding to participants additional chances to win. All information used for these contests or sweepstakes is collected and used exclusively by the FundingFactory for the purpose of administrating that particular contest or sweepstakes. There is no sharing of any information with third parties.

Communication

FundingFactory.com will periodically send email to registered participants only. These emails are for the purpose of motivation, promotion, and support, regarding promotional and informational subjects. We highly value and appreciate your participation in our fundraising programs, and we will NEVER abuse your trust by sharing your Personal Information with any third party. You may opt out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt out section below. The purpose of collecting telephone and fax numbers is for communication and support reasons only, and no salesperson will call.

Partners (Affiliate Program)

FundingFactory.com has partners/affiliates and does not share any information with them. Affiliates are websites that link to FundingFactory for the purpose of directing traffic towards FundingFactory.com. FundingFactory is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of these affiliates, but each affiliates site has been reviewed with regard to objectionable or adult material or content deemed to be inappropriate.

If you have questions about general information regarding FundingFactory affiliates, please send an email to info@fundingfactory.com.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control, both online and offline. FundingFactory employees understand the security policy/practices and are made aware of all changes to this site as they occur, especially as they relate to the privacy of registered participants and visitors. This is accomplished through regularly scheduled meetings as well as interoffice memos, as required.

Access to data is limited to key management employees and accessed only by username and password provided and monitored by the site administrator. Secure sections of the site can only be accessed by these designated employees. The server that stores the personally identifiable information is kept in a secure environment, within access-restricted rooms.

The entire site is reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that security has not been breached, and possible security defects, arising from site changes and/or edits, are eliminated prior to those changes being made "live".

Choice/Opt Out

Our website provides users the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information about the visitor.

This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database so they will no longer receive future communications or no longer participate in our programs.

Send email to: info@fundingfactory.com

Send mail to the following postal address: 380 East Bayfront Parkway, Erie, PA 16507

Telephone: 1.888.883.8237

Correct/Update

This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.

Send email to: info@fundingfactory.com

Send mail to the following postal address:
380 East Bayfront Parkway, Erie, PA 16507

Telephone: 1.888.883.8237

Notification of Changes

You should review this privacy statement whenever you visit our website in order to be aware of the ways that your information is used. We reserve the right to change our privacy statement at any time. We will post privacy statement changes on this document so that our users are always aware of what information we collect, how it is used, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with FundingFactory.com, you can contact:

FundingFactory
380 East Bayfront Parkway
Erie, Pennsylvania 16507
info@fundingfactory.com

Incorporation by Reference; Entire Agreement; Severability

The Terms of Use for our website are hereby incorporated by reference and made a part hereof. The Terms of Use and the privacy statement constitute the entire agreement between you and ERS with respect to use of our website. Additional terms and conditions may apply when you enter contests, purchase products or services, use third party services or access linked websites. Should any provision of this privacy statement be held invalid, unlawful or for any reason unenforceable, then the invalid, unlawful or unenforceable provision shall be severable from the remaining provisions. Such invalid, unlawful or unenforceable provision shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.

California Privacy Rights

We comply with the California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003, California Business and Professional Code 22575 - 22579. If you are a California resident, we will, upon your written request, provide you with: (a) the names and addresses of all third parties to which ERS has disclosed your Personal Information during the preceding year for direct marketing purposes; (b) the categories of information we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year; and (c) if the nature of the third party direct marketer's business cannot be reasonably determined by the third party's name, examples of the products or services marketed. In order to obtain this information, please contact us at: Environmental Reclamation Services, Attention: California Privacy Rights, 380 East Bayfront Parkway, Erie, Pennsylvania 16507.