ArticlesPrivacy Policy

October 17, 2019by nandor

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to www.goodwillsv.org and Goodwill of Silicon Valley and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Goodwill of Silicon Valley include www.goodwillsv.org, GWSV, Good Wheels of Silicon Valley and www.goodwheelsv.org. The GWSV website is a Vehicle Donations site. By using the GWSV website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, GWSV may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

– First and Last Name
– E-mail Address

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through GWSV’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. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (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 ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. 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
GWSV collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

GWSV may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from GWSV and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties
GWSV does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

GWSV 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 GWSV, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

GWSV 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 GWSV or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of GWSV; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of GWSV, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by GWSV. 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 GWSV website.

Children Under Thirteen
GWSV 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.

E-mail Communications
From time to time, GWSV may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from GWSV or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from GWSV, you may opt out of such communications by To unsubscribe please email marketing@goodwillsv.org.

External Data Storage Sites
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.

Changes to this Statement
GWSV reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information
GWSV welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that GWSV has not adhered to this Statement, please contact GWSV at:

Goodwill of Silicon Valley
1080 North 7th St
San Jose, California 95112

Email Address:
joshuaa@goodwillsv.org

Telephone number:
4086902616

Effective as of October 16, 2019

Disclosure of Information

Goodwill of Silicon Valley will not, under any circumstances, use your information for marketing purposes outside the scope of Goodwill of Silicon Valley nor disclose, rent, or sell any of the information we collect to any outside party.

Goodwill of Silicon Valley reserves the right to change our policy at any time with respect to any information collected following the posting of our revised privacy policies, and also reserves the right to change our privacy policy with respect to all information collected to conform to state or local legal requirements as those requirements may change from time to time. Any such change to conform to state or local legal requirements will not result in a lessening of the extent of privacy protection afforded to the information which we have collected prior to the date of the change in policy, except to the extent required by law.

How we protect your information

www.goodwillsv.org uses secure server software (SSL) to encrypt all personal information you input before it is sent to us via the internet. In addition, all of the customer data we collect is protected against unauthorized

How we use your information

Goodwill of Silicon Valley may use the information we collect to notify you about important functionality changes to the Web site, new services, and special events we think you will find valuable. We also may use Google AdWords’ free conversion tracking feature to track conversions on our site. This information is used to help us measure the results of our marketing efforts, so we can make the most informed decisions that support our social enterprises. For more information or to opt-out please see Google’s Advertising and Privacy policy. Additionally, we may also implement a Twitter website tag to collect conversion tracking data and collect data for remarketing purposes. The website tag for remarketing collects visitor cookie IDs and allows us to serve you tailored ads and opportunities based on your interests. You may opt out of Twitter’s collection of remarketing data here.

Your consent

By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Goodwill of Silicon Valley. Goodwill of Silicon Valley reserves the right to change our privacy policy at any time. If we decide to change our privacy policy, a revised copy will be posted on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Terms and Conditions

Proprietary Materials

All materials contained on this web site are Copyright ©2022 Goodwill of Silicon Valley or are licensed or otherwise published by GWSV with the permission of the owner of the material. All rights in such materials are reserved to the respective owners.

The materials posted on this site may be retrieved and downloaded solely for not-for-profit or educational purposes (“Authorized Uses”), provided that such Authorized Uses do not include posting, publication, transmission, or dissemination of such materials in digital or electronic form by means of the World Wide Web, e-mail, online services or any other medium now existing or hereafter developed, or the making of more than thirty (30) printed copies.

No materials contained on this web site may otherwise be copied, modified, published, broadcast, or otherwise distributed without the prior written permission of GWSV. Any reproduction permitted under this User Agreement must contain the following notice: “Copyright ©2022 Goodwill of Silicon Valley. All rights reserved.”

The information contained on this web site, or any other web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by GWSV, as well as the design and layout of such web sites, contains elements protected by trade dress, copyright, or other laws, and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No text, logo, graphic, sound, or image from this web site may be copied, except in connection with the Authorized Uses described above, or retransmitted without the express written permission of GWSV.

Warranties

GOODWILL OF SILICON VALLEY (GWSV) MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION IS PROVIDED “AS IS.”

GWSV MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND THAT THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIS WEB SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR FREE, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT HOSTS THE SITE ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER FORMS OF HARMFUL COMPUTER CODE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL GWSV, ITS EMPLOYEES, ITS AGENTS, OR ANYONE ELSE WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, OR DELIVERY OF THESE PAGES, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE.

Social Media Goodwill of Silicon Valley’s social media sites are provided for the purpose of promoting discussion and fostering knowledge about Goodwill. It is not intended for users to share personal information, search for jobs, make personal connections or develop personal relationships in the manner that social networking sites are intended. Users of Goodwill social media sites are discouraged from providing unnecessary personal information, about themselves or others, and where such is considered a violation of the Terms and Conditions of the site, may result in termination of a user’s account.

External Links, Links to external web sites do not imply an endorsement of the materials disseminated at those web sites, nor does the existence of a link to another site imply that the organization or person publishing at that site endorses any of the materials at this site. Links to other web sites are provided by Goodwill of Silicon Valley(GWSV) as a convenience to its users. GWSV is not responsible for the materials contained at any web site linked to this site.

Web Accessibility

Goodwill of Silicon Valley monitors this web site to ensure that it continues to meet and exceed accessibility standards. Our site is WCAG Level AA Compliant, and incorporates additional web accessibility standards set by the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative. Our site is also compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requiring that electronic and information technology (including web sites) of federal agencies be accessible to people will disabilities.

User-Generated Content Terms Of Use

Goodwill of Silicon Valley reaches out to social media users to seek their permission to feature content on our various sites, social channels and in various promotional materials.

If you choose to allow us to use your social media content (“User Content”) by replying with the hashtag #Goodwillsiliconvalley, you agree to these Terms of Use.

You hereby grant to Goodwill of Silicon Valley and its related companies, agents, licensees, sublicensees, contractors, successors, legal representatives, assigns, and third-party service providers, and their respective retail partners, marketing or public relations agencies, and other affiliates (the “Licensed Parties”) a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully-paid, non-exclusive, transferable, sublicensable right to use your User Content in any manner to be determined in the Licensed Parties’ sole discretion, including but not limited to on webpages and social media pages operated by the Licensed Parties, in promotional emails and advertisements, and in any and all other marketing, promotional and advertising initiatives, and in any media now or hereafter known. The Licensed Parties may use, display, reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works from, combine with other materials, alter and/or edit your User Content in any manner in their sole discretion, with no obligation to you whatsoever.

You grant the Licensed Parties the right to use your username, real name, image, likeness, descriptions of you, location or other identifying information, including but not limited to your voice, in connection with any use of your User Content.

You own the intellectual property rights to your User Content and have obtained rights from any third parties. You represent and warrant that you have the permission and authority to provide the aforementioned license to Goodwill of Silicon Valley.

If individuals other than you appear in the photo or video, you represent and warrant that you have permission and consent (or their parent’s or legal guardian’s permission and consent if a minor) license the right to use their name, image, likeness, voice, and other features contained in the User Content to Goodwill of Silicon Valley.

You are releasing Goodwill of Silicon Valley from any liability and you promise not to sue or file a claim against Goodwill of Silicon Valley for its use of the User Content as described in this policy.

Changes to Terms and Conditions for User-Generated Content

We reserve the right to modify or terminate any User-Generated Content or service therein for any reason, and without notice, without liability to you, any other Member, or any third party. We also reserve the right to modify these Terms and Conditions for User Generated Content from time to time without notice. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms and Conditions for User Generated Content so that you will be apprised of any changes.

Goodwill of Silicon Valley invites you to join our community and post your thoughts on our website and social networking pages

But before you comment, please read these basic rules:

Be appropriate. Comments with obscene, explicit, sexist, racist or otherwise derogatory language or images will be deleted.

Be polite. Comments containing personal attacks, insults or threats will be deleted.

Be honest. Potentially libelous comments will be deleted.

Don’t ‘spam.’ Comments advertising or promoting commercial products and services will be deleted.

Comments on our web site are held for moderation and approved several times daily.

We reserve the right to delete or reject any comment or ban any user who violates our community code of conduct. Community comments don’t reflect the views of Goodwill of Silicon Valley or its employees unless stated otherwise.

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