Privacy Policy 

Peace Catalyst International respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website peacecatalyst.org and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. This policy does not apply to information we collect through any other means, including through non-electronic or offline means.

By accessing or using this website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time, and your continued use of this website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

The information we collect on or through our website may include information that you voluntarily give us by filling out forms or signing up for newsletters. If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address, and our responses. We may also retain any messages you send through our website’s domain.

 

THIRD PARTY SERVICES

Peace Catalyst International uses the Bloomerang platform to organize our community of members and supporters. You can read more about Bloomerang and its policies at https://bloomerang.co. Some email newsletter subscriptions are handled through Mailchimp. Learn more about their commitment to protecting your information at mailchimp.com.

Peace Catalyst International uses Google Analytics to help understand the use of peacecatalyst.org. This service collects the information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including cookies and your IP address, and their use of it is governed by their Privacy Policy.

When processing donations and merchandise payments, we use third-party payment processors such as BluePay, Stripe, or PayPal to handle transactions. You can read about these companies’ privacy practices on their respective websites.

We may use technologies, including “cookies” as you navigate through and interact with our website. Cookies are small bits of data that are stored within your Internet browser and allow you to use key features on our site. We use only cookies that make our site functional (to show when you’ve added an item to your cart, etc.). Our website itself does not use analytics cookies to collect data about your browsing history on our site. You may choose to use an incognito browser or disable cookies through your browser preferences in order to protect your privacy at any time without affecting the functionality of the site.

 

HOW WE USE AND PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

We will not sell or rent your information to anyone, and we will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to process a payment, etc.

By providing Peace Catalyst International with your email address, you consent to our using the email address to send you Peace Catalyst-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. You also agree that we may send you notifications to the email address you give us, in accordance with any applicable privacy settings. We may use your email address to send you other messages, such as newsletters or other information. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out by unsubscribing.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the webpage.

Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information.

 

ACCESSING AND UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION

You may have the right to access the personal information we collect about you. You may also have the right to correct any errors contained in that information. For details, please email us at info@peacecatalyst.org.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. Please remember that when you use a link to go from peacecatalyst.org to another website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including those that have a link on our website, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies.

USE OF INFORMATION OUTSIDE YOUR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE

Our site does follow GDPR compliance protocol; however, we are not bound by the same laws governing the EU. Further, for any donations from outside the USA larger than $3,000 (USD) we are required by law to disclose pertinent donor and financial information to either the IRS or the US Government as part of their anti-money laundering and anti-fraud prevention regulations and in compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act.

CONTACT INFORMATION

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

Peace Catalyst International
1321 Upland Dr
Suite #11123
Houston, TX 77043