Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site or mobile application, Good Steward may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- First and Last Name
- Mailing Address
- E-mail Address
- Phone Number
If you purchase Good Steward's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. All information is held by a third-party processer, Stripe.
Good Steward may also collect demographic information, such as your:
- Household Income
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Good Steward's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site or mobile application. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site or mobile application; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when making donations through our Site or mobile application. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
Good Steward collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and mobile application and deliver the services you have requested.
Good Steward may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Good Steward and its affiliates.
Your information is only shared with non-profit organizations in order to help process donations. Once you make a donation, that nonprofit will be able to see your name and email.
Storing and Protecting Your Information
We store your personal data for as long as required to provide the Services to you. We may retain personal data after we cease providing Services to you to the extent necessary to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, and for the purpose of fraud monitoring, detection and prevention, including our tax, accounting, and financial reporting obligations. Where we retain data, we do so in accordance with any limitation periods and records retention obligations that are imposed by applicable law.
Information Nonprofit Will Provide
When nonprofits want to set up an account and donation page through our website, individual representatives of the nonprofit provide us with their name, email address, and other information. We use this information to set up a nonprofit account and donation page, process requests from nonprofits, and communicate with nonprofits.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
Good Steward does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Good Steward may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Good Steward, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Good Steward may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Good Steward or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Good Steward; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Good Steward, or the public.
Tracking User Behavior
Good Steward may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Good Steward, in order to determine what Good Steward services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Good Steward to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Good Steward. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Good Steward website and mobile application.
The Good Steward website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Good Steward pages, or register with Good Steward site or services, a cookie helps Good Steward to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Good Steward website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Good Steward features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Good Steward services or websites you visit.
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. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Security of your Personal Information
Good Steward secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Good Steward uses the following methods for this purpose:
- SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Children Under Thirteen
Good Steward does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
From time to time, Good Steward may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Good Steward, you may opt out of such communications by firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to this Statement
Good Steward welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Good Steward has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Good Steward at:
Good Steward Technology Group LLC
8130 St Louis
Skokie, Illinois 60076
Effective as of May 7, 2020