Last Updated: January 2023
You can access and interact with our Website in many ways, including from a computer or mobile device. This Policy applies regardless of how you access or interact with our Website. Depending on how you interact with our Platform, there may be some cases where we need to provide you with additional information about how we use your Personal Data and/or what options you have regarding our use of your Personal Data. We may provide this additional information via notices on our Website or via direct communications with you. If we do this, unless we tell you otherwise, the additional information will apply in addition to what is described in this Policy.
Please read this Policy carefully. If you do not want us to collect, use, or disclose your Personal Data in the ways described in this Policy, please do not use or interact with our Platform, provide us with your Personal Data or authorize a third party to make your Personal Data available to us. By using our interacting with our Platform, providing us with your Personal Data or otherwise making your Personal Data available to us, you acknowledge that you understand that we may use your Personal Data as described in this Policy. If you have any questions about how we collect, use, protect, disclose, or otherwise process your Personal Data, including whether we have received your Personal Data from a third party in connection with our Platform, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When we refer to “Personal Data” in this Policy, we mean information that identifies, relates to, describes or is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, to a specific person. This might be information that directly identifies someone, such as their name, or it may be information that identifies someone only when combined with other information available to us. Please note, except as provided under applicable laws, Personal Data does not include information that is publicly available through government records or information that has been deidentified or aggregated in a way that it cannot be used to identify a specific individual.
Our primary goals in collecting Personal Data are to provide and improve our Website and conduct our Operations. Depending on the way you use or interact with our Platform, we may collect and disclose the following Personal Data:
identifiers and contact information, such as your real name, alias, email address, telephone number, postal address, physical address, unique personal identifier, government-issued identification number, date of birth, online identifier, IP address, and other similar information
demographic information, such as your age, gender, citizenship, and other similar information
financial information, such as your bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, and other similar information
information related to donations, such as your donation history, pledges, and other similar information
internet and other similar network activity information, such as your browsing history, search history, interactions with the online portions of our Platform, and other similar information
location information, such as where you live, where you are located, and other similar information
professional or employment-related information, including current or past job history and other similar information
inferences drawn from other Personal Data we collect, such as profiles reflecting a person’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes
other information you provide us or authorize us to collect about you
Depending on how you access or interact with the online portions of our Platform, the Usage Information we collect may include:
device information, such as the IP address, general geographic location, operating system, browser type, language preferences, mobile phone number, device identifier, and other similar information associated with a computer or mobile device used to access or interact with the online portions of our Platform
information about your access or interactions with the online portions of our Platform, such as links that are clicked, pages or screens that are viewed, access and session times, interactions with emails we send, and other similar information associated with access or interactions with the online portions of our Platform
information about Internet and network activity, such as websites visited, search engine results, and other similar information associated with a computer or mobile device used to access or interact with the online portions of our Platform
information automatically collected by cookies and other technologies used on the online portions of our Platform
any other information that a computer or mobile device automatically sends whenever connected to a website or an online application
HOW WE COLLECT PERSONAL DATA
A large portion of the Personal Data we may collect about you is collected directly from you. In some cases, we may receive Personal Data about you from Third Party Sources (defined below). We use, protect, and disclose the Personal Data we receive from any source as described in this Policy. Please note, we may combine the Personal Data we receive about you from multiple sources, including, without limitation, Personal Data we collect directly from you and Personal Data we receive from Third Party Sources.
Directly from You
When you engage with us in connection with our Platform, such as requesting information, creating an account, communicating with us, completing a form on our Website, providing information to our employees or representatives over the phone, or otherwise interacting with us, we may ask you to provide certain Personal Data. Depending on the activity or other reason we request you to provide Personal Data, we may request Personal Data that is required for that activity along with other Personal Data that is optional. In those instances, we will specifically indicate what Personal Data is required for that particular activity or reason for our request.
From Third Parties
We may receive Personal Data about you from third parties, including, without limitation, online and offline sources, entities affiliated with us, our service providers, social media platforms, our third party business partners, and other public or commercial sources of information (collectively, “Third Party Sources”). We may receive Personal Data from these Third Party Sources in a variety of ways, including, without limitation:
We may receive Personal Data about you when you interact with us on, or share our content via, social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Gab, Parler, Telegram, Truth Social, Minds, GETTR, Twitter, and Rumble. In some cases, you may be able to revoke our ability to receive Personal Data about you from social media platforms by applying the appropriate settings to your account with the applicable social media platform.
We may receive Personal Data about you from third parties that provide services to us through or in connection with our Platform (our “Service Providers”). Our Service Providers may include, without limitation, third parties that host the online portions of our Platform, third parties that provide us services related to the communications we send and receive, and third parties that process donations we receive.
We may receive Personal Data about you from our third party business partners, including entities affiliated with us and other third party business partners (our “Business Partners”) pursuant to certain data sharing arrangements
We may receive Personal Data about you from third parties whose content is linked to on the online portions of our Platform. Any links to other websites, applications, or other third party content on the online portions of our Platform are not an endorsement, authorization, or representation of our affiliate with that third party and we are not responsible for the content, privacy, or security policies or practices of any third party. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements applicable to any third party website, application, or content you access.
HOW WE COLLECT USAGE INFORMATION
We collect Usage Information in a variety of ways and for a variety of purposes. Some Usage Information, such as the IP address of a device attempting to access or interact with the online portions of our Platform, is necessary for us to make those online portions of our Platform available. Other Usage Information, such as information about which features of the online portion of our Platform are popular, help us improve and advertise our Platform. The primary systems and technologies we use to collect Usage Information are:
The systems we use to make the online portions of our Platform available to you, including the systems we use to help us identify and address technical issues and errors. When a computer or mobile devices accesses or interacts with the online portions of our Platform, these systems automatically record certain information that computer or mobile device sends whenever it connects to a website or utilizes an online application, as well as information about how long the computer or mobile device is connected to certain online portions of our Platform, such as our Website, and the activities and actions associated with that computer or mobile device while connected.
We use third party cookies, which are cookies that are placed by other parties we work with, such as Google. These third parties may upload unique cookies to a computer or mobile device that connect to the online portions of our Platform to collect information about that computer’s or mobile device’s access or interaction with the online portion of our Platform and potentially other online activities that computer or mobile device engages in across other websites and online applications.
The Options/Settings section of most internet browsers provide information about how to manage cookies and other technologies that may be uploaded to a computer or mobile device, including how to disable such technologies. You can disable our cookies, or all cookies, through appropriate by applying the appropriate settings for your browser, computer or mobile device, but please note, disabling cookies may impact some of the features of the online portions of our Platform and prevent them from operating as intended. You can learn more about cookies,
including how to see what cookies have been uploaded to your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them by visiting https://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
Tracking technologies, such as web beacons, clear gifs, and pixel tags. These technologies may be used on or in connection with the online portions of our Platform, including, without limitation, in emails we send. We may use these technologies to deliver cookies, count visits, understand Platform usage, and observe data on email delivery, open rates, click rates, bounces, unsubscribes and other information.
Third party analytic tools, such as:
Google Tag Manager.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
As described in this section, our primary purposes for using the Personal Data we collect and receive are related to conducting our operations and promoting our Platform and other products and services we provide. We will not collect additional categories of Personal Data or use the Personal Data we collect or receive in connection with our Platform for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.
We may use the Personal Data we collect or receive for various non-marketing purposes related to conducting our operations, including
operating and improving our Platform, which may include, without limitation, presenting content to you and other users to fulfill our operational purposes and to facilitate your access to and interaction with various features of our Platform, such as processing your donations and sending you newsletters and other communications you request
validating your identity
carrying out our obligations and enforcing our rights arising from any contracts we have entered into, including, without limitation, any contracts between you and us
notifying you about issues with, or changes to, our policies, terms, and agreements
communicating with you via phone, text, email, and other means to send you alerts about your engagement with our Platform
providing customer service
conducting statistical or demographic analysis
complying with legal and regulatory requirements;
customizing your experience with our Platform;
protecting and defending Project Veritas against legal actions or claims
cooperating with law enforcement or other governmental agencies for purposes of investigations, national security, public safety, or matters of public importance when we believe that our use or disclosure of Personal Data is necessary or appropriate to protect the public interest
any purpose for which you authorize or instruct us to use your Personal Data
other non-marketing purposes permitted under applicable law
We may use the Personal Data we collect or receive for marketing purposes, including:
notifying you of special promotions, opportunities, offers and events via phone, text, email, and other means
administering sweepstakes, promotions and other contests
otherwise promoting and marketing the products and services we provide as permitted by applicable laws
Please note, we may use and disclose aggregated, anonymized, or de-identified information we collect or receive in connection with our Platform along with other information that does not identify a specific individual (“Anonymized Data”) for any lawful purpose, which may include, without limitation, purposes not described in this Policy. Except as otherwise required under applicable laws, our use and disclosure of Anonymized Data is not subject to this Policy.
HOW – AND WHY – WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
To operate our Platform and carry out other activities permitted by applicable laws, we may share certain Personal Data that we have collected or received in connection with our Platform with certain third parties under the following circumstances:
We will share your Personal Data with any third party to whom you consent or instruct us to provide your Personal Data.
We may share your Personal Data with our Service Providers as needed to complete any transaction or provide any service you have requested related to or in connection with the services they provide to us, including, without limitation, order fulfillment, marketing our Platform, data hosting, fraud protection and prevention, and as otherwise described in this Policy. We require these Service Providers to exercise reasonable care to protect your Personal Data and restrict their use of your Personal Data to the purposes for which it was provided to them.
We may share your Personal Data with our Business Partners for our or their operational and marketing purposes.
We may share your Personal Data with government or law enforcement officials or private parties where necessary to enforce and comply with the law. To the extent permitted under applicable laws, we may disclose any Personal Data and other information to government or law enforcement officials or private parties we believe is necessary or appropriate to investigate, respond to, and defend against legal claims, for legal process (including subpoenas), to protect our or a third party’s property and rights, to protect us against legal liability, for the safety of the public or any person, to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical, fraudulent, abusive, or legally actionable activity, to protect the security and integrity of our Platform and any equipment used to make our Platform available, or to comply with applicable laws.
MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We offer you several choices with respect to how we use your Personal Data. This section describes the mechanisms available to you to control the Personal Data we collect or receive about you in connection with our Platform.
Tools to Contact Us
If you want to update any Personal Data you have provided to us, update your preferences, control communications we send to you, or otherwise contact us about your Personal Data, please contact us by:
Emailing us at email@example.com
Calling us at (914) 908-2300
Mailing us at 1214 W Boston Post Road No. 148, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Additional Tools for Communications
For marketing and other promotional email communications you receive from us, you can opt-out of receiving such communications by following the unsubscribe instructions contained in most email messages from us. Your unsubscribe request or email preference changes will be processed promptly, though this process may take several days. During that processing period, you may receive additional marketing and other promotional email communications from us. Please note, opting out of these communications will only apply to marketing and other promotional email communications and will not apply to any email or other communications we send to you for non-marketing purposes, including, but not limited to, emails and other communications about your access or interaction with our Platform.
Opting Out of Sharing Personal Data with Third Parties
For Personal Data we share with third parties for our or their marketing purposes, you can opt-out of that sharing by:
Emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Calling us at (914) 908-2300
Mailing us at 1214 W Boston Post Road No. 148, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
PROTECTING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Data. We maintain commercially reasonable safeguards to maintain the security and privacy of the Personal Data we collect and receive in connection with our Platform. Nevertheless, when disclosing Personal Data, you should remain mindful that there is an inherent risk in the transmission of information via the Internet and mobile platforms. Although we take precautions to protect against the risk of unauthorized access to your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee the security of any information, including your Personal Data, that you disclose online, and you do so at your own risk.
RETENTION OF PERSONAL DATA
We reserve the right to retain any Personal Data as long as it is needed to fulfill the purposes for which we collected or received the Personal Data and to comply with applicable laws.
We do not direct or target any piece of our Platform to children under the age of 18. If we learn that we have collected the Personal Data of anyone under the age of 18, we will take appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or legal guardian of someone under the age of 18 and discover that your child has submitted Personal Data to us, please contact us at email@example.com. We will make reasonable efforts to remove such Personal Data from our databases.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
If you are a California resident, under California’s Shine the Light Law (California Civil Code Section 1798.83) you have the right to request the following information regarding our disclosure of your Personal Data to third parties for their direct marketing purposes: (1) the categories of Personal Data we disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year; (2) the names and addresses of the third parties that received the information; and (3) if the nature of the third party’s business cannot be determined from their name, examples of the products and services they marketed. This information may be provided in a standardized form that is not specific to you.
You are permitted to obtain this information from us once a year, free of charge. To make such a request, please submit your request in writing to:
Attn: CA Privacy Rights Request
1214 W Boston Post Road No. 148
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
We initially collect Personal Data in connection with our Platform in the United States and may store or process the Personal Data we collect or receive in connection with our Platform in any jurisdiction where we or our Service Providers are located. This means that, your Personal Data may be collected, stored, or otherwise processed in a jurisdiction outside of the one where you reside, including, without limitation, the United States. Please note, the United States has not been assessed as having adequate privacy laws by some countries and economic regions.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUALS LOCATED IN CANADA
If you are located in Canada, you may have certain rights with respect to your Personal Data. Following is a summary of those rights and additional information applicable to our use of the Personal Data we collect or receive in connection with our Platform.
Opting Out of Marketing
If you would like to opt out of marketing from us, you can use the “unsubscribe” option at the bottom of our emails.
If you would like to opt out of cookies, you can disable our cookies, or all cookies, by applying the appropriate settings for your browser, computer or mobile device, but please note, disabling cookies may impact some of the features of the online portions of our Platform and prevent them from operating as intended. You can learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been uploaded to your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them by visiting https://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
To opt-out of Google Analytics, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Storage Outside of Canada
Your Personal Data may be used or stored by us or our Service Providers outside of Canada. We require that our Service Providers safeguard your Personal Data. However, if your Personal Data is used or stored outside of Canada, it will also be subject to the laws of the country in which it is used or stored.
Retention of Personal Data
We will retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected the Personal Data or as required by law. We maintain a records retention and destruction program to destroy information, including Personal Data, when it is no longer needed or required.
If you have questions or concerns about the Personal Data we collect or receive about you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You also have the right to report concerns or complain to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner by visiting https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/report-a-concern/.
CHANGES AND UPDATES TO THIS POLICY
Because the methods used to protect your Personal Data and the features and functionalities of our Platform are continually evolving, this Policy may change at any time. Unless otherwise noted, those changes will be effective as soon as they are posted. If changes are made to this Policy, we will make it known through our Platform or by providing notice to you directly via email or other method of communication and will indicate the last date it was updated above. Please check back periodically to see if our Policy has been updated.
Your continued access or interaction with our Platform after any changes of this Policy become effective, constitutes your continued acknowledgement that you understand that we may continue to use your Personal Data as described in this Policy.
We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please email us at email@example.com with any questions or feedback you have pertaining to our privacy practices.