Bridge the Gap College Prep (‘BTGCP”) is committed to safeguarding all personal information of our students, families, donors and website users (“Constituents”). This statement of Privacy applies to https:btgcollegeprep.org (“Site”) and BTGCP and governs data collection and usage. Unless otherwise noted, reference to BTGCP will include https://btgcollegeprep.org.
By using the BTGCP website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
The nature of our services may require that we collect personally identifiable information (such as your name, street address, telephone number, credit card number, e-mail address and/or other identifiers that permit us to contact you) in connection with your use of or participation in student, teacher and/or volunteer applications; online donations; newsletter sign-ups; volunteer opportunities; requests for additional information; and in connection with other activities, services or resources available on the BTGCP website.
We will not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. You may be required to provide certain information to us when you donate, complete an application, register for an account, send us an email message or purchase goods or services such as event tickets on our Site. We will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to our services and programs.
Use of your Personal Information
BTGCP collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver its programs and services.
BTGCP may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other programs or services available from BTGCP and its partners.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
BTGCP does not sell, rent or lease its Constituent lists to third parties.
BTGCP 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 BTGCP, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
BTGCP 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 edits of the law or comply with legal process served on BTGCP, (b) protect and defend the rights or property of BTGCP, and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of BTGCP or the public. Additionally, information you provide when making an online donation will be shared with payment processors, financial gateways, and your credit card company to authorize credit card payments. Such information may also be shared with necessary third parties for the purpose of carrying out the transactions.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by BTGCP. 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 BTGCP’s website.
This website 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.
BTGCP uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. Cookies remind us who you are and your preferences for our website. They let us take you to the information and features that are of interest to you. They also allow us to track the usage of our website to enable us to make improvements. You may reject cookies or cancel them at any time by instructing your website accordingly.
Security of your Personal Information
BTGCP secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. BTGCP uses the following method for this purpose: SSL protocol.
When personal information (such as credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Right to Deletion
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request form from you, we will:
- Delete your personal information from our records; and
- Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.
Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:
- Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonable anticipated within the context of our ongoing relationship with you, or otherwise to perform a contract between you and us,
- Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity,
- Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality,
- Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided by law,
- Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act,
- Engage in the public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent,
- Enable solely internal uses that are reasonable aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us,
- Comply with an existing legal obligation, or
- Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.
Children Under Thirteen
BTGCP 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.
From time to time, BTGCP may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and other general communication. In order to improve our services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from BTGCP or click a link therein.
Changes to this Statement
BTGCP welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that BTGCP has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us at:
Bridge the Gap College Prep P.O. Box 1390 Sausalito, CA 94965
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone number: (415) 339-9411
Effective as of: April 19, 2021