Privacy Policy

Barakat Bundle (hereafter referred to as “Barakat,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy, regardless of whether you provide us with personal information via barakatbundle.com (the “Website”) or in another manner (such as by email, telephone, direct mail or face to face).  This Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the information you provide us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Service.

For the purposes of this Agreement, “Service” refers to Barakat’s services which can be accessed via the Website in 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 Service.

By accepting our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Information that we collect from people that visit our Website 

We collect “Personal Information” and “Non-Personal Information”.  Depending on the type of communication or transaction, the Personal Information we collect may include, but is not limited to, your name, postal address, zip or postal code, telephone numbers, organization name, email address, credit card, bank information or billing information.  Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit 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 18 or knowingly allow such persons to provide us with their personal information without parent or guardian consent. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from anyone under the age of 18 without the consent of a parent or guardian, we will delete the Personal Information immediately. If you believe that we might have any information from or about anyone under the age of 18, 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 authorising 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 Service, we track information provided to us by your browser or by our software application when you view or use the Service, such as 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 user’s preferences when utilising our services, 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 information

Personal Information: Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your Personal Information with third parties without your consent.  We do share Personal Information with 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.

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.

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.  You acknowledge and consent that such transfers may occur and are permitted to this Privacy Policy, and that any acquirer of our assets may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.  If our information practices change at any time in the future, we will post the policy changes to the Website so that you may opt out of the new information practices.  We suggest you check the Website periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used. 

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 not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such measures.  By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

Your rights regarding the use of your information

You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you for marketing purposes.  When we send promotional or news communications to a user, the user can opt out of further communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each email, or by emailing us at info@barakatbundle.org.

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. 

Changes to this Privacy Policy 

Barakat reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use 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. 

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

This Privacy Policy was last updated on October 25, 2017.