Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how we at Barakat Bundle, via GivingCradle.com, collect, use, safeguard and share the information you provide us when you use our website, .  The “Service” includes mechanisms through which users can: sign up for our newsletter; offer support through online donations; and connect to us via email and social media.   “You” refers to you as a user of the Website and/or the Service.

By using the Website or the Service, you are deemed to accept the terms of this Privacy Policy.  (The Privacy Policy is also incorporated into the Terms of Use for the Website and Service (found here: [Insert link to Terms of Use]).  According, please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using the Website or the Service 

Barakat reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time.  We will notify you of significant changes to our Privacy Policy by placing a prominent notice on our Website.  Significant changes will go into effect 30 days following such notification.  Non-material changes or clarifications will take effect immediately.  You should periodically check the Website and this privacy page for updates, as your continued use of the Website and/or Service after updates are effective constitutes your acceptance of the updated Policy..

 

Types of Information that we collect

We collect both “Personal Information” and “Non-Personal Information”.  The Personal Information we collect may include, for example: your name, postal address, zip or postal code, telephone numbers, organization name, email address, credit card, bank information or billing information.  The Non-Personal Information we collect, which does not and cannot be used to identify you personally, includes anonymous usage data, general demographic information, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit anonymously and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and the number of clicks.

 

WE DO NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13 we will delete the Personal Information. If you believe that we might have collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us at info@barakatbundle.org

 

Where and when we collect Personal Information 

You are asked to provide Personal Information when making donations; requesting communications; and/or in connection with other Barakat business (whether via the Website, email, telephone, direct mail, or face to face).  By providing your Personal Information, you are authorizing us to collect, store and use your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

Where and when we collect Non-Personal Information

In an effort to improve the quality of the Website and the Service, we track information provided to us by your browser or by our software application when you view the Website or use the Service, such as:  URL of the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the Service, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you.  We track this information using cookies, or small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier.  Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive.  Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal information about that user and keep a record of the Website visitor’s preferences, both on an individual and aggregate basis.  Barakat may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close the browser.

 

How we use and share the information we collect

 

Personal Information: 

We may use the Personal Information that we collect from you for any or all of the following purposes:

  • Responses to Requests. We may use PII about you to respond to your requests, such as to fulfill your donation requests, to send you publications or other information, and to answer your questions.
  • Marketing Communications. If you join our mailing list or otherwise provide your contact information to us, we may send you newsletters or other notices to inform you of information relevant to our Service and to offer you products, programs, or services that we believe may be of interest to you.  You may opt out of receiving such communications, as described in unsubscribe instructions in those communications, or by emailing us at info@barakatbundle.org.
  • Internal Business Purposes. We may also use Personal Information about you for our internal business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, enhancing the Sites, identifying usage trends and determining the effectiveness of our promotional messaging.

 

We may share the Personal Information that we collect from you as follows:

  • Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your Personal Information with unaffiliated service providers — e., vendors who are performing services for Barakat, such as the servers for our email communications who are provided access to the user’s email address for the purposes of sending emails from us.  Those vendors use your Personal Information only at our direction and in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
  • Acquirers or Assignees. In the event we undergo a business transaction such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred.  In the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of Barakat or its assets, we may transfer any and all information that we collect from Website and Service users to the acquiring party or assignee.
  • Entities Entitled Under Law. We may disclose PII about you to others as we believe to be appropriate in the following circumstances: (i) when required by applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (ii) to comply with legal process (iii) to respond to requests from public and government authorities; (iv) to enforce the terms and conditions for use of the Sites or Services, including this Privacy Policy; (v) to protect and defend our rights and property; (vi) to protect the interests and safety of Iconic Group or others; and (vii) to permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.  We have no obligation to notify you of such disclosures, except as required by applicable law.

We do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your Personal Information with third parties without your consent.

Non-Personal Information: In general, we use Non-Personal Information to help us improve the Service and customize the user experience.  We also sometimes aggregate Non-Personal Information in order to track trends and analyze use patterns on the Website.  This Privacy Policy does not limit in any way our use or disclosure of Non-Personal Information and we reserve the right to use and disclose such Non-Personal Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties at our discretion.

 

How we protect information

We protect your Personal Information by using certain technical, administrative and physical safeguards.  However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will always be completely secure.  You should be aware that no Internet transmission is ever fully secure or error-free; in particular, e-mail transmissions may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail.  Moreover, where you use passwords, ID numbers, or other special access features on this site, it is your responsibility to safeguard them from disclosure or misuse. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

 

International Transfers of Information

By using the Service, you are deemed to understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of your Personal Information in the United States, with the awareness that the laws of the United States may not provide as much protection for Personal Information as the laws of certain other countries or territories.

 

Links to other websites

As part of the Service, we may provide links to or compatibility with other websites or applications.  However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those websites or the information or content they contain.  This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us.  Therefore, this Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of a third party website accessed by selecting a link on our Website or via our Service.  To the extent that you access or use the Service through or on another website or application, then the privacy policy of that other website or application will apply to your access or use of that site or application.  We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of other websites before proceeding to use them.

 

Updating Your Personal Information

To keep the Personal Information that we maintain about you  accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below.  We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Information in our possession.  Please note that we are not responsible for correcting, updating or deleting any information in the databases of any unaffiliated third parties.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Website, please contact us by sending an email to info@barakatbundle.org