Payment and Donation Processing:
For the convenience of our users and donors, our website integrates with third-party payment gateways, Stripe and Plaid, to facilitate secure online transactions. These platforms specialize in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions.
Privacy & Security:
When you choose to make a payment or donation through our site using these gateways, you will provide your payment details and personal information within their secure environment. This data is encrypted and is not stored or processed on our servers. The respective privacy policies for Stripe and Plaid can be accessed here:
GDPR Compliance and Payment Protection:
Your data protection and security are paramount to us. In addition to our internal data protection measures, our third-party payment providers are compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant data protection regulations. This ensures that your personal and payment information is handled with the utmost care and protection.
Cookies & Third-party Tools:
Our integration with Stripe and Plaid may utilize cookies to enhance your transaction experience. These cookies do not store personal financial information but help in streamlining transactions for repeat visitors. You can choose to disable these cookies through your browser settings; however, some functionalities may be limited.
Data Sharing and Retention:
While we prioritize your data’s confidentiality, in specific instances related to payment or to comply with legal obligations, your data might be shared with relevant third parties. This is limited to the necessary entities and only for the duration required.
Your Data Rights:
Transparency is crucial to us. You have the right to be informed about how your data is used and collected. You can request an exported file of your personal data stored through our payment gateways. Additionally, you may request us to erase any personal data, adhering to the exceptions meant for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Your trust is paramount. We are committed to safeguarding your personal and financial information when you make a donation or payment through our site. By using our services, you consent to the practices outlined in this section and the respective privacy policies of our third-party providers.
Remember: Always ensure your internet connection is secure and avoid sharing sensitive data on public network.