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At NoPlasticDrinks, we take privacy very seriously and it is always our goal to communicate with our supporters in the most efficient and effective way while also protecting the sensitive personal information we collect. This statement of the privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) of NoPlasticDrinks is intended to provide you the user (“YOU”) of the NoPlasticDrinks Website located at www.NoPlasticDrinks.com (“Website”) the following information:
 

  1. Information NoPlasticDrinks Collects: What personally identifiable information of yours or third party personally identification is collected from you through the web site
  2. How We Use Your Information
  3. How We Share Your information
  4. With Whom the Information May Be Shared
  5. What Choices Are Available to You Regarding Collection, Use and Distribution of the Information
  6. The Kind of Security Procedures that are in Place to Protect the Loss, Misuse or Alteration of Information Under NoPlasticDrinks’s Control
  7. How You Can Correct Any Inaccuracies in the Information.
  8. Data Retention
  9. How to Contact Us
     
    A. Information Collection
    NoPlasticDrinks is the sole owner of the information collected on the NoPlasticDrinks Website. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. We may also collect Personal Information about you when you interact with us on social media sites and from other third parties and may also automatically collect information that may contain Personal Information as described in NoPlasticDrinks’s Cookie Policy.  We may use that Personal Information where in our legitimate interest to do so for the following purposes: to contact you and respond to your requests and enquiries; to personalize your visit and use of our Internet Services and to assist you while you use those services; to carry out, monitor and analyze our business or website operations; and to contact you (unless you tell us that you prefer us not to) regarding publications, newsletters, cleanups and other events that may be of interest to you. If you do not want to receive publications or details of events that we consider may be of interest to you, you may do so by clicking on the unsubscribe link in electronic marketing communications. NoPlasticDrinks collects information from our users at several different points on our Website including:
  1. Account Information
  2. Payment Information
  3. Third Party Collections
     
    B. Account Information
    When making donations to NoPlasticDrinks, you must provide the following information.
  4. Full Name
  5. Email Address
    When taking the NoPlasticDrinks pledge, you must provide the following.
  6. Full Name
  7. Email address
  8. Country
  9. State (or province or city if outside the US)
  10. How you heard about us
  11. Age (optional)
  12. Title, Mr or Mrs or Miss (optional)
    C. Payment Information
    For donations, we require information from the user in order to process payment. In addition to name and email, the user must provide billing information (like credit card number, expiration date).
    D. Third Party Collections
    We use Third Parties (Paypal and Stripe) to collect and store our Account and Payment Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy as well as other information related to volunteer work and customer service.

E. Cookies
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site.  

F. Log Files
We may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

G. How We Use Your Information
We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  1. To provide Services and Products
  2. To improve Services and Products (to the extent applicable)
  3. To deliver the Products and Services to you (for example, full name and shipping address)
  4. To improve the Services (for example, we use the information to troubleshoot, perform data analysis and testing and to develop new features)
  5. To share information about our Company (via our newsletter)
  6. To share information about new Products (via our newsletter)
  7. To share information about NoPlasticDrinks events (via our newsletter)
  8. To provide education and awareness (via our newsletter)
     
    H. How Your Information Is Shared
    We will never share your personal information with anyone outside of NoPlasticDrinks. If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, we will continue to take measures to protect the confidentiality of personal information and give affected users notice before transferring any personal information to a new entity.
     
    I. Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we (NoPlasticDrinks) are not responsible for the 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 each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
 
J. Newsletter
If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name and email address. Users who take the NoPlasticDrinks pledge are automatically subscribed to our email newsletter. Each newsletter will provide an “opt-out” option to be unsubscribed from our mailing list.  

K. Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name, email address and/or shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, gender or 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.
 
M. Security
This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line. When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry – SSL. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when you are just ‘surfing’. To learn more about SSL, follow this link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security.
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While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users’ information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Our employees must use password-protected screen-savers when they leave their desk. When they return, they must re-enter their password to re-gain access to your information. Furthermore, ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Every quarter, as well as any time new policies are added, our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our customers’ information is protected.
 
N. Special Offers
New and established members will occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals, and our newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see our choice and opt-out below.
 
O. Site and Service Updates
We also send the user site and service announcement updates. Users are not able to un-subscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about the service. We communicate with the user to provide requested services and in regard to issues relating to their account via email or phone.
 
P. Your Rights to Access and Control Your Personal Data.
We give you access and control of your personal data as described in this Privacy Policy. If you live in the European Economic Area, United Kingdom, and Switzerland (the “Designated Countries”), you have a number of legal rights with respect to your information,
 
R. Policies for Children
In order to respect the privacy of minors, NoPlasticDrinks does not knowingly collect, maintain or process Personal Information submitted online via our Internet Services by anyone under the age of 18. To the extent NoPlasticDrinks collects Personal Information on minors in the context of one of the purposes mentioned in the Statement, NoPlasticDrinks will only do so with the appropriate consent or as otherwise permitted under applicable laws.

 
S. Your California Privacy Rights
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California customers are entitled to request information relating to whether a business has disclosed Personal Information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. NoPlasticDrinks does not sell or share your Personal Information with third-party companies for their direct marketing purposes without your consent.
 
T. International Data Transfers
We will rely on multiple legal bases to lawfully transfer personal data around the world. These include your consent, the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield, and EU Commission approved model contractual clauses, which require certain privacy and security protections. You may obtain copies of the model contractual clauses by contacting us. NoPlasticDrinks complies with the Privacy Shield principles regarding the collection, use, sharing, and retention of personal information as described in our Privacy Shield certifications.
 
NoPlasticDrinks is subject to the oversight of the US Federal Trade Commission and remains responsible for personal information that we transfer to others who process it on our behalf as described in the How Information Is Shared section. If you have a complaint about our Privacy Shield compliance, please contact us. You can also refer a complaint to our chosen independent dispute resolution body, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution® at http://go.adr.org/privacyshield.html.    
 
Please note that the countries where we operate may have privacy and data protection laws that differ from, and are potentially less protective than, the laws of your country. You agree to this risk when you create a NoPlasticDrinks’s account and click “I agree” to data transfers, irrespective of which country you live in. If you later wish to withdraw your consent, you can delete your information as described in the Privacy Policy.
 
You have the right to lodge a complaint regarding your information with the proper supervising authority.
 
U. Correction/Updating Personal Information:

If a user’s personally identifiable information changes (such as your state or country of residence), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user’s personal data provided to us. This can usually be done at the user account page or by emailing our Customer Support at [email protected]
 
Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials from our partners may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking the opt-out, unsubscribe button, or email us at [email protected]
 
V. Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our Website, so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.
 
W. How to Contact Us
If you have questions, suggestions, or concerns about this policy, or about our use of your information, please contact us at [email protected]