This Web Site is published and maintained by She’s the First, Inc. (“She’s the First,” “us,” “we” or “our”). We value your trust and choice to support She’s the First and are committed to the proper use of the information we receive from you through our Web Site. This Privacy Notice governs the information collection, use and disclosure practices of www.shesthefirst.org (the “Web Site”). By visiting our Web Site or using the services offered through our Web Site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.
What information do we collect?
We may collect Personal Information from and about you. “Personal Information” includes, for example: your name; your home address; your e-mail address; the website with which you are affiliated; social networking information (e.g., Twitter handle); your telephone or wireless number; instant messaging information; demographic information; and other information that may identify you as an individual or allow online or offline contact with you as an individual.
We collect Personal Information from you when you submit information to us on the Web Site. For example, we collect Personal Information when you subscribe to our newsletter, register for/participate in events, make a donation and/or contribute to an open forum (e.g., by posting comments).
Web Site Usage Information
Clickstream Data and IP Address
We automatically collect certain information about you. For example, we may collect pages viewed on the Web Site, the time spent on the Web Site, the date you visited the Web Site, your Internet browser type, the website from which you linked to our Web Site (e.g., another website or a search engine), the website you visit after our Web Site and other web usage activity and data logged by our servers. We may also collect data about your Internet Protocol address (IP Address). Such information may be used to gather demographic information, such as country of origin and Internet Service Provider. We do not link this information with your Personal Information.
When you visit our website, our servers make a log of basic information corresponding to the sites and pages you have visited. This information is stored primarily to track the effectiveness of our website and individual sections and pages within them.
How do we use your Personal Information?
The Personal Information we collect from you may be used in the following ways:
Personalize your Experience on the Web Site
We may use your Personal Information to better respond to your individual needs.
Improve the Web Site
We continually strive to improve our Web Site offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
Provide Customer Service and Process Transactions
We may use your Personal Information to respond to your customer service requests and support needs and process transactions.
We may use your Personal Information for promotional purposes such as:
Administering Contests, Promotions, Survey or Other Web Site Features
Sending Periodic Emails: Occasionally, we may send announcements about She’s the First projects, events or merchandise to the email addresses that we have on file for you.
You may receive such contents only if you choose to expressly consent to it by registering to receive such documents. You may withdraw your consent at any time and unsubscribe from our promotional contents by letting us know at [email protected] or by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each promotional material or email you receive.
We do not make automated decision-making when processing your data.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell your Personal Information to third parties. We may nonetheless share your Personal Information with third parties for a variety of reasons. In addition to sharing your Personal Information with third parties who provide services to us (or on our behalf), we may share your information:
with other shesthefirst.org users when you submit a video, provide feedback, post questions and comments, or create a profile on the site;
as required by law and when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or those of third parties, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or comply with a court order or other legal process;
in connection with a corporate change including a merger, acquisition, reorganization, consolidation, liquidation, or sale of assets.
In addition, we may share aggregate shesthefirst.org usage information that does not identify individual users with third parties for any reason, including for marketing or analytical purposes.
How do we protect your information?
We take reasonable and appropriate precautions to protect Personal Information. While we endeavor to protect the security and integrity of sensitive Personal Information collected via this Web Site, due to the inherent nature of the Internet as an open global communications vehicle, we cannot guarantee that any information, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our system or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers.
In the event that we are required by law to inform you of any unauthorized access to your personal information, we may choose to notify you electronically, in writing, or by telephone at our sole discretion.
Consent to Processing
By providing Personal Information to this Web Site, you consent to the collection, maintenance, processing and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other countries and territories, pursuant to the laws of the United States, which may provide lesser privacy protections than the laws of other countries.
Legal Basis for Processing
Consent to Processing
By providing Personal Information to this Web Site, you consent to the collection, maintenance, processing and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other countries and territories. You may withdraw your consent to the processing of your Personal Information at any time.
If you visit or interact with us on our Web Site, our legal basis for processing your Personal Information is that it is necessary for our legitimate interest in providing and developing our services and track the effectiveness of our Web Site.
Transfer of Personal Information
If we transfer your Personal Information to a country outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), we will provide appropriate safeguards by applying one of the following transfer solutions:
The receiving party of the Personal Information is located in a country recognized by the European Commission as offering an adequate level of data protection as set out by the European Commission pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation (including certification to the Privacy Shield for entities located in the US); or
The receiving party of the Personal Information has agreed to process this Personal Information in accordance with the “Standard Contractual Clauses” for data controllers or data processors approved by the European Commission.
Data Retention and Destruction
We store your Personal Information for as long as it is necessary to provide our services to you and others and so long as we are legally required to do so. Personal Information associated with your account will be kept until your account is deleted, unless we no longer need the data to provide services, or until any legal requirements to keep it no longer exist. When we no longer need Personal Information, we securely delete and destroy it.
Rights You May Have
You may have certain rights in relation to Personal Information we collect about you under applicable law. These rights do not necessarily apply to all users of our services or visitors to our websites. These include the right to request access to your Personal Information, that it be erased, that its processing be restricted, or that any inaccurate personal information be rectified. You may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information, and under certain circumstances to obtain a copy of the personal information in machine readable format (portability right). Any such request may be submitted in writing to [email protected]
Third Party Links and Comment Sections/Forums
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include links to other websites, including websites operated by unaffiliated third parties. These third party sites may collect personal information about you and have separate and independent privacy policies. This Privacy Notice does not address the information practices of these websites, and therefore we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked websites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Web Site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Public forums such as chat rooms, comment sections, message boards, and news groups may also be made available to visitors to our Web Site. Information disclosed in public forums is public information, and caution should be exercised when disclosing any personal or other identifying information. Unless required by law, users may not be able to change or remove public postings once posted, and such Personal Information may be used by visitors to those pages to send unsolicited messages.
Changes to our Privacy Notice
If we decide to change our Privacy Notice, we will post those changes on this page and such changes shall be effective immediately upon posting to this page. Under certain circumstances (for example, in connection with certain material changes), we may also elect to notify you of changes or updates to our Privacy Notice, or to request your consent for such changes, by additional means, such as posting a notice on the front page of our Web Site or sending you an e-mail.
Contacting Us – Complaints
If you have any questions, concerns or comments about this Privacy Notice or our practices with regard to your information, you can reach us at She’s the First, PO Box 20483, Columbus Circle Station, New York, NY 10023 or electronically at [email protected].
If you are located in the EU, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority in the EU.
This Privacy Notice is effective as of June 19, 2018.