CERF+ (Craft Emergency Relief Fund + Artists Emergency Resources) welcomes all visitors to our site. We value your time and appreciate your decision to visit. We will not sell, rent, or otherwise distribute to third parties any of the information that you provide to us, under any circumstances.
This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for www.cerfplus.org. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following:
- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
- Links to other sites.
- Surveys and contests.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect personal information that you voluntarily give us via the Website, email, or other direct contact from you. This personal information includes the user’s name, address or phone number, etc. and is only collected when you provide it voluntarily for a specific transaction, to request additional information from CERF+, or to complete an activity that requests personal information. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
CERF+ also (uses Google Analytics to) collects information about our visitors’ experiences on our Web site and statistical performance of the Web site—including number of pages visited, frequency of visitors to the sites, general location information, etc. In addition, the Web site collect demographic information including age, gender, interests, and other information about users as a whole. This information cannot be used to identify an individual on the site. It is used as a way for CERF+ to understand how visitors are using our Web site, and accessing the emergency aid and preparedness resources, which allows us to provide a better online experience. This information may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. 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 ship an order or, in rare occasions, to get important and timely information on emergency preparedness or recovery to you.
We request information from you on our order form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we’ll use this information to contact you.
Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to give you information about emergency preparedness and recovery, new products or services, or changes to this privacy notice.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
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 closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
This web site 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.
We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy notice, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 802-229-2306 or via email at [email protected].
535 Stone Cutters Way, Suite 202, Montpelier, VT 05602
t: (802) 229-2306; f: (802) 223-6484
If you do not want to receive future marketing communications from CERF+, including subscriptions, please send an email to [email protected].