What kinds of personally identifying information do we collect on the Build Futures Site?
When you register for a volunteer opportunity, we ask you for your first name, middle initial, last name, suffix, title (if applicable), company name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. When you sign up to donate to Build Futures, the site redirects you to an outside provider to process these transactions. The provider uses a secure serve so your credit card number and other personal information will be encrypted and will remain confidential.
When you sign up to receive e-mail updates, we ask you for your name and e-mail address. When you register for our events, we ask you for your first name, last name, e-mail address, company name and title, home address, work phone, home phone, cell phone, credit card information and billing name and address.
How do we use the personally identifying information that we collect on the Build Futures Site?
We use the personally identifying information that is provided as follows:
We upload that information into our database, which is hosted by, a third-party database service provider.
Through our outside database service provider, Build Futures may use your e-mail address to send you a variety of e-mail communications such as (i) notices about Build Futures local events and programs, (ii) newsletters from Build Futures, (iii) solicitations to support an Build Futures position on an issue, and (iv) solicitations to donate money to Build Futures.
Build Futures may provide your name and mailing address to one of the direct mail service providers that prints and distributes print mailings on Build Futures’ behalf.
If you give a gift online:
Your personally identifying information will be uploaded into our donor database, which we maintain at Build Futures’ office and which is hosted by our outside database service provider. If you provide your e-mail address in connection with your gift, your e-mail address will be added to our database. Through our outside database service provider, Build Futures may use your e-mail address to send you a variety of e-mail communications such as (i) notices about Build Futures local events and programs, (ii) newsletters from Build Futures, (iii) solicitations to support an Build Futures position on an issue, and (iv) solicitations to donate money to Build Futures.
If you ask to receive e-mail updates:
Through our outside database service provider, Build Futures’ may use your e-mail address to send you a variety of e-mail communications such as (i) notices about Build Futures’ events and programs, (ii) newsletters from Build Futures, (iii) solicitations to support an Build Futures position on an issue, and (iv) solicitations to donate money to Build Futures.
If you register for our events:
Our website stores the information you provide on the registration form and makes it available to us. We use it to confirm your registration and to send you e-mails through that provider about the conference for which you registered. Every e-mail will offer you the chance to opt out from future e-mails.
In addition, if you are not in our database, we will store your name, mailing address, e-mail address and phone number in our database.
With whom do we share the personally identifying information that we collect on the Build Futures Site?
As noted above:
We share the personally identifying information that we collect when you register as a member or give a gift online with our outside database service provider and our outside credit-card processor.
We share the personally identifying information that we collect when you register for our events with our conference registration service provider and, if you have opted in, with our database service provider.
If Build Futures is required to disclose your personally identifying information by any applicable law, court order, or government regulation, that company will comply with such law, court order, or regulation.
What other kinds of identifying information, such as IP addresses, is collected when you use the Build Futures Site?
The Build Futures Site automatically collects aggregated information, demographic information and any other information that does not reveal your specific identity but that relates to your use of the Build Futures Site. This kind of information is “passively” collected from you through browser navigational tools, such as cookies and pixel tags. These types of technologies enable the Build Futures Site to compile statistics about our daily number of site visitors or specific page requests, while not identifying you personally, other than by your IP address, which is the Internet Protocol address of the computer that you use to access the Site.
A cookie is a small data file that a Web site transfers to a user’s hard drive when a user visits the Web site. A cookie file can contain information such as a unique ID that the site uses to track the pages visited, and is a standard method of registering website user preferences. These preferences are stored in a file on your computer’s hard disk drive.
We use “analytical” cookies to recognize and count the number of visitors to the Build Futures Site and to see how visitors move around the Build Futures Site when they’re using it. This helps us improve the way the Build Futures Site works, for example by making sure users find what they need easily.
The Build Futures Site uses both persistent and session cookies. Persistent cookies are cookies that stay on your computer permanently until you “manually” delete them. Session cookies delete themselves automatically when you leave a Web site and go to another one or shut down your browser.
You can set your browser to accept all cookies, to reject cookies, or to notify you whenever a cookie is offered so that you can decide each time whether to accept it. Rejecting a cookie, however, may preclude you from using, or may negatively affect the display or function of, the Build Futures Site or certain areas or features of the Build Futures Site. To learn more about cookies, including how to enable cookies, change your browser settings and find and delete cookies on your hard drive, please refer to your web browser’s help menus or visit allaboutcookies.org.
Can any third party track your use of the Build Futures Site?
We do not permit anyone other than Google and its affiliates to track your use of the Build Futures Site.
With some browsers, it is possible for a user to activate a “Do Not Track” signal, to indicate that the user does not want to be tracked across the Web sites that the user visits. The Build Futures Site does not respond to Do Not Track signals. In other words, if you have activated a Do Not Track signal in your own browser, the Build Futures Site will not take any action to block tracking by Google or its affiliates of your activity on the Build Futures Site.
How can you manage your personally identifying information on the Build Futures Site?
To keep your personally identifying information accurate, current, and complete, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do we protect and maintain the integrity of your personally identifying information on the Build Futures Site?
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information as you transmit it from your computer to the Build Futures Site and to protect your information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. But no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Build Futures Site may not be secure. Be careful about sending us any confidential information, and keep secure any passwords, ID numbers, or other special access features that you use on the Build Futures Site.
What information security precautions do we have?
Build Futures is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. To prevent unauthorized access and protect against the incorrect use of information, Build Futures strives to maintain physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards. Build Futures had adopted a number of recognized standards to protect the privacy of your information. These standards are supported by security monitoring tools, documented security policies, and periodic security audits by independent experts. The Build Futures website security measures include 24 hour monitoring of site activities. Personnel are educated about the importance of safeguarding your information and sign a statement acknowledging they will maintain the confidentiality of your information before being granted access to such information. No PCI data is stored on Build Futures servers. We also protect user information off-line. Access to user’s information is restricted to personnel who need the information to perform a specific job duty and no PCI information is stored in Build Futures offices.
How will you know if this policy has changed?