Privacy Policy

Striving to keep your data private & secure while helping others

1 - Givetou’s Privacy Policy and Actively Opting In

GiveToU (hereinafter referred to as “G2U”, “we”, “us” or “our”) acknowledges the importance of protecting every user's (hereinafter referred to as "user", "you", "your" or "yours") personal information.

This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, and disclosure information about you in connection with your use of our services, including those offered through our website or emails (collectively, the "Service"). When you use the Service, you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy.

A link to Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy and Terms of Use pages will be provided on the signup form on the website and you will actively need to confirm that you agree with our terms of service and all its components - Privacy Policy Cookie Policy and Terms of Use.

2 - What type of information does Givetou collect about our users?

GiveToU (hereinafter referred to as "G2U", "we", "us" or "our") acknowledges the importance of protecting every user’s GiveToU collects very limited anonymous information from our visitors of our website as well as some specific personal information from registered users. That information collected, as described in our register page, includes but not limited to the following personal data (the majority not mandatory) that each users provides when you register or update the details of your user account: Role; Email; Name; Address; City; Country; Postcode; Website; Contact Name; Phone; Country code; Mobile Number; (Prefered) Language; Description of what you do; Causes that you support; Skills/ Jobs that you want to offer; Areas of interests; (Prefered) Currency; Fiscal Number (in case there is a need to issue a tax receipt); IBAN and BIC/SWIFT (in case there is a need to transfer money to your account – only required if you are a NGO).

We receive, store and process information, when you access or use GiveToU to: search for or campaigns/ gifts, search friends/ groups or make comments on our social network, track any favorite , follow friends/ groups/ companies or share with other users over the wide internet and more info that is clearly persistent and public about you on GiveToU’s website.

This information will be stored and processed by computer and may be used for communication purposes or to process orders. When you visit GiveToU we use a third party tracking partner to gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp and clickstream data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.

The information that you contribute through the Service may be used for wider consumption and we may display this information through the Service, share it with businesses and further distribute it to a wider audience through third party sites and services.

In addition, we store certain information from your browser using ‘cookies’ as described in our Cookie Policy.

GiveTOU reserves the right to send you general emails about your account that have to do but not limited to general news/ events of our company, the state of the application/ your account/ your plan, change of terms of service or any other email that directly affects the state of your account and our platform. Other email preferences about receiving news/ newsletter or what personal data is more or less visible to registered users can be changed in your profile settings, as defined by article 15 and 16 of GDPR.

3 - Why does Givetou collect user’s data?

GiveToU acts as the controller under the GDPR article 13 and our Data Processor Officer (DPO) can be reached at any time about why we collect your personal data. Some of the uses are:

  • To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve our Service (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To improve customer service ( your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
  • To keep our website secure and prevent fraud
  • To process transactions
  • To send you non-marketing commercial communications
  • To send you email notifications that you have specifically requested
  • To send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter)

All our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services provider – Stripe. You can review the provider's privacy policy at https://stripe.com/pt/privacy.

We will share information with our payment services provider only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.

4 - How do we ensure that user data remains private and secure?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our well-functioning or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

We may also release your information when needed to appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property or safety. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

5 - Where do we share your data with others

We do not share your personal data in bulk with any third party or anyone else not part of GiveToU as defined by article 19 of GDPR. We also do not sell your data to anyone. You own your data and it is up to you to make it available/ public on GiveToU or not. The data you have made public and available on GiveToU is what we use to share on social media sites and marketing campaigns with the sole purpose of promoting you and helping you reach and expand to more audiences.

The data you create (e.g., posts in the GiveToU social network) is yours and can be fully managed by you at full control.

6 - Terminating / Deleting account

In case you decide to terminate your relationship with GiveToU you acknowledge and agree that we keep only the required information for legal/ tax purposes (if applicable). All other data you acknowledge and accept that will be deleted (e.g., comments/ posts, favorites and more.) as defined by article 15 and 17 of GDPR.

7 - No scrapping - not allowed on this website

What is?

Web scraping, web harvesting, or web data extraction is data scraping used for extracting data from websites. Learn more about scraping.

on GiveToU?

Scraping is absolutely not allowed on this website. We take our users' data and privacy very seriously and will not allow or tolerate the collection of our users' data from anyone or any software and we aim to implement all possible protection mechanisms to safeguard our users data. It is absolutely against our policy, desire and will to allow anyone without our consent to collect data remotely and in bulk.

You can get in contact with us if you have any concerns or questions about this here: [email protected]

8 - Disclaimer

GiveToU cannot be held responsible for any information regarding the content or accuracy of the publications of its users. The contents published in the campaigns, gifts, social network and all other user generated content are the sole responsibility of those of the respective user (s) and not GiveToU. Still, we have implemented some control mechanisms to aim to maximize que quality of all the information and data in GiveToU.

GiveToU is also not reliable for copyright infringements of its user’s posts nor responsible for the content found on other web sites, which are linked to from this website. Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

9 - Security breach

In the event of a security breach that may affect you or anyone on your Team or associated accounts, we’ll notify you of the breach once we have determined, in our discretion, that it occurred and will provide a description of what happened as defined by GDPR in article 33.

Thanks for taking the time to learn about GiveToU’s Privay Policy and for trying to make the world a better place using GiveToU!
Updated August, 2018.