Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective date: 1st June 2013
Saving the Next Generation Foundation (“SNG”) cares about online privacy. This privacy policy serves to inform you of what information we may collect about you, and how we may use that information. Please note that this privacy policy may change from time to time.

Please read the following description of our privacy practices and, if you have any questions, submit a question via email. You can also send a letter to:

Web Master
Saving the Next Generation
400 Chambers Street, 9H
New York
NY  10282

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • I. What information may be collected
  • II. How information may be used
  • III. User control over collection and use of information

I. WHAT INFORMATION MAY BE COLLECTED SNG collects two kinds of information: personal information that you choose to supply us, and non-personal information, such as your IP address.

A. Personally Identifiable Information
Newsletters, Online Postcards, Donations and Other SNG Information
If you subscribe to a SNG e-newsletter, request additional information about SNG, submit a donation online, or participate in any of the other services on the SNG web site that require personal information, we may request your name, mailing address, telephone number, email address, birth year, and eligibility to vote, in order to respond to your inquiries. If you send a friend an online postcard, we may request your name and email address as well as the name and email address of the friend to whom you wish to send the postcard. SNG may collect and store the information you choose to provide us to send you information about SNG and SNG partners and third parties from time to time. If you make a donation to SNG and elect to pay online, SNG will collect the necessary financial information. SNG collects and stores some information the user chooses to provide, including name, address and email address, to send users information about SNG and SNG partners and third parties from time to time. SNG will not disclose financial information except as necessary to fulfill users’ donation requests. SNG collects such financial information in a secure manner and discards such financial information after processing.

Contests and Promotions
From time to time, we may request information from you via online polls, surveys or contests. Participation in these survey or contests is completely voluntary; you have a choice whether or not to disclose information required to enter. Information requested may include personal contact information such as your name, shipping and email addresses. Contact information will be used to notify winners, award prizes and contact users with further information about SNG products and services, as well as the products and services of SNG partners and third parties. Survey information will be used for the purposes of monitoring or improving use and satisfaction of the SNG web site.

Cookies
A cookie is a piece of data placed on your hard drive when you visit our site. We may use cookies to help us recognize you when you come back to our site. We may also use cookies to help us monitor traffic on our site. This information may be aggregated in an anonymous manner. You can select to have our web site remember your email address and password on your specific computer when you login. This information will be stored in a cookie on your hard drive that will only be used when you return to the site to login again.

We may from time to time link cookie information with personally identifiable information collected from the Conservation Action Network. This will help us better tailor our site and provide you with offers that we think may be of interest to you.

B. Non-personally identifiable information
Session Cookies
A cookie is a piece of data placed on your hard drive when you visit our site. We use session cookies to help you navigate through the actions on our site when you log in, but they contain no personally identifiable information about you. We may also use cookies to help us monitor traffic on our site. This information may be aggregated in an anonymous manner. This will help us better tailor our site and provide you with offers that we think may be of interest to you.

IP Addresses and Environmental Variables
SNG may also collect information through IP addresses or environmental variables. An “IP address” is a number used by computers on the network to identify your computer so that data can be transmitted to you. “Environmental variables” include, among other things, the domain from which you access the Internet, the time you accessed our web site, type of web browser and operating system or platform used, the Internet address of the web site you left to visit SNG, the names of the pages you visit while at our web site, and the Internet address of the web site you then visit. We collect all of this information to allow us to detect broad demographic trends, to provide information tailored to your interests and to enhance your experience on SNG’s web site. This information may be aggregated in an anonymous manner.

Security measures
SNG provides site visitors with a secure server environment when making online donations. SNG uses industry standard encryption method –Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) — for secure transfer of sensitive personal and financial data between your web browser and our web servers, which are stored off-site in a physically secure, locked hosting facility with limited access.

Web Analytics
This site uses a web analytics service that may record mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity as well as text you type in this website. This site does not use the service to collect any personally identifiable information entered in this website, and it does not track your browsing habits across web sites which do not use the same services. We are using the information collected to improve the SNG web site and enhancing the visitor experience.
II. HOW INFORMATION MAY BE USED We may share personally and non-personally identifiable information with third parties that help manage our web site and databases and with our partners, affiliates, or other third parties.We will not, however, share personally identifiable information obtained from you when you subscribe to newsletters.

III. USER CONTROL OVER COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION SNG provides you with the following choices regarding the use of your information:

You may set your browser to: (1) inform you when cookies are being set before a cookie is stored; (2) not accept cookies at all; and (3) erase all cookies from your hard drive. However, if you choose to reject or erase cookies, your ability to navigate our site may be limited.

You may choose not to provide SNG with any contact information. However, if you do so, we will be unable to respond to your request for SNG information, enter you in any sweepstakes or contests, facilitate your action via the members area, or send online postcards. Additionally, your ability to navigate our site may be limited.

If you would like to opt-out of receiving some or all further information from SNG, either (1) take the opportunity to opt out wherever personally identifiable information is collected, (2) take the opportunity to opt out in links on the bottom of email we send to you, or (3) go to the Profile Editor tool www.savingnextgeneration.org/login.

If you would like to change or modify information you have previously provided us, please manage your profile by visiting our web site at www.savingnextgeneration.org/login.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or the practices of our Web sites, please contact:info@savingnextgeneration.org