- Collection of Personal Information. Some of the personal information collected by us is required for registration or business interaction purposes, and other information is voluntarily given by you when you interact with our Services. The type of personal information that Foundation may collect and store may include without limitation the following:
- Your full name
- Your physical address
- Your telephone number
- Your email address
- Your areas of Services interest or Services preferences
- Any other information relating to you that you may provide to us
We collect information when you provide it to us, such as when you “contact us” by email or otherwise, or when you register to do business with us. We may also collect certain information automatically when you use our Services, such as the IP addresses and domain names of visitors, type or name of browser, page view history and other usage information about your use of our Services. We may collect this information for website administration and statistical purposes in order to help us improve our Services and create a better experience for all our customers. Please note, however, that we do not collect what some jurisdictions deem “sensitive data”, such as racial, ethnic or health data or an individual’s date of birth.
- DATA CONTROLLER FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION
For the purpose of certain data protection laws that require designation of a “data controller”, Foundation is the data controller for the personal information that we collect and use hereunder. Foundation is the party who determines the purpose for which your personal information is used and how we store and use it.
- USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may collect personal information for the purposes set forth in the table below. Also described below is the legal rationale or basis (as required by some data protection laws) that we rely on to justify those uses of your personal information.
|PURPOSES OF OUR COLLECTION:||LEGAL BASES FOR SUCH COLLECTION:|
|To provide our Services to you||For our legitimate and customary business purposes and, in certain circumstances, to facilitate, develop and perform a contract between you and Foundation|
|To register individuals for Services use or use of the Services||For our legitimate and customary business purposes and, in certain circumstances, to facilitate, develop and perform a contract between you and Foundation|
|To administer and improve the Services||For our legitimate and customary business purposes|
|To send you information about Services that may be of interest to you based on your preferences||For our legitimate and customary business purposes|
|To prevent and detect fraud, or enforce our legal rights||For our legitimate and customary business purposes|
- PURPOSES OF COLLECTION
Legal basis for our collection: To provide our Services to you; For our legitimate and customary business purposes and, in certain circumstances, to facilitate, develop and perform a contract between you and Foundation; to register individuals for Services use or use of the Services; to administer and improve the Services; to send you information about Services that may be of interest to you based on your preferences; to prevent and detect fraud, or enforce our legal rights; or for our legitimate and customary business purposes.
- SHARING INFORMATION
- REMOVING, CORRECTING OR UPDATING INFORMATION
If for whatever reason you wish to remove, correct or update personal information obtained by Foundation, or if you wish to correct or update an address or other personal information, we will endeavor to correct, update or remove your personal information. The following table sets forth a summary of your personal information rights, and who you should contact at Foundation in order to exercise them.
|RIGHTS SUMMARY:||FOUNDATION CONTACT:|
|Right to access your personal information||You have the right to receive a copy of your personal information that we hold about you, subject to certain exemptions. We may, however, require additional information in order to verify your identity and contact information, or allow us to locate the specific information requested.||[email protected]|
|Right to correct your personal information||You have the right to ask us to correct any of your personal information that we hold where it is incorrect or incomplete.||[email protected]|
|Right to delete your personal information||You have the right to ask that your personal information be deleted in certain circumstances, such as when your personal information is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected, or if you object to the use of your personal information, or if we have used your personal information improperly.||[email protected]|
|Right to suspend use of your personal information||You have the right to suspend our use of your personal information in certain circumstances, such as when you think your personal information is inaccurate and only for such period to enable us to verify the accuracy of your personal information.||[email protected]|
|Right to data portability||You have the right to obtain your personal information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and for it to be transferred to another organization, when it is technically feasible. The right only applies where the use of your personal information is based on your consent or for the performance of a contract, and when the use of your personal information is carried out by automated electronic means.||[email protected]|
|Right to object to the use of your personal information||You have the right to object to the use of your personal information in certain circumstances, such as when you have grounds relating to your particular situation and we use your personal information for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party).||[email protected]|
|Right to withdraw consent||You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time when we rely on consent to use your personal information.||[email protected]|
|Right to complain to the relevant data protection authority||You have the right to complain to the relevant data protection authority when you think we have not used your personal information in accordance with the applicable privacy laws.||(please find your National Data Protection Authority online via this link)|
- RETENTION OF INFORMATION
We will keep your personal information for the period of time that you are a registered user of the Services, and for TEN (10) years after you cancel your registration.
The security and protection of your personal information is important to us. Foundation and its service providers use reasonable security procedures and practices to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information, and its unauthorized use, disclosure or destruction. However, internet communications or transmissions are not totally secure, and you transmit your personal information to us at your own risk. Foundation does not and cannot warrant total security. Our Services may contain links to websites of independent third parties, and in such event, your use of such websites is at your own risk, and you should review their respective terms and conditions and privacy policies (including their terms governing security) prior to use.
The material on our Site is intended for our students and visitors interested in learning more about A Course in Miracles. Our site is not intended for use by children under the age of 18 without parental or guardian supervision. We do not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children. The Services is not designed for children, and Foundation does not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under the age of majority, or such other age as may be precluded by applicable law.
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- CALIFORNIA PROVISIONS
California has special legal provisions that may apply to tracking on websites. Foundation confirms that it will respect “do not track” signals from customer browser settings, as requested by applicable state law.
Charitable Contribution Disclosure Statement
Your gift is very much appreciated and may be tax deductible pursuant to IRC §170(c). A copy of our latest financial report may be obtained by writing to the Foundation for Inner Peace, 448 Ignacio Blvd., #306, Novato, CA 94949; https://acim.org. The Foundation for Inner Peace has been formed with the mission of publishing, distributing and discussing A Course in Miracles. If you are a resident of one of these states, you may obtain financial information directly from the state agency: FLORIDA – A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, 1-800-435-7352 (800-HELP-FLA) WITHIN THE STATE OR VISITING www.800helpfla.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Florida Registration # CH-7946; GEORGIA – A full and fair description of the programs of the Foundation for Inner Peace and our financial statement summary is available upon request at the office and phone number indicated above; MARYLAND – For the cost of copies and postage, documents and information filed under the Maryland charitable organizations laws can be obtained from the Office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401; MISSISSIPPI – The official registration and financial information of the Foundation for Inner Peace may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement; NEW JERSEY – INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT https://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT; NEW YORK – Office of the Attorney General, Department of Law, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271; NORTH CAROLINA – FINANCIAL INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ORGANIZATION AND A COPY OF ITS LICENSE ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE STATE SOLICITATION LICENSING BRANCH AT 1-888-830-4989. THE LICENSE IS NOT AN ENDORSEMENT BY THE STATE; PENNSYLVANIA – The official registration and financial information of the Foundation for Inner Peace may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement; VIRGINIA – Virginia State Office of Consumer Affairs, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services, PO Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218; WASHINGTON – Charities Division, Office of the Secretary of State, State of Washington, Olympia, WA 98504-0422, 1-800-332-4483; WEST VIRGINIA – Residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. WISCONSIN – A financial statement of the charitable organization disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue, and expenses for the preceding fiscal year will be provided to any person upon request. Registration with any of these state agencies does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by any state.