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UPTOGOOD Privacy Policy

Last Updated: August 28, 2015 UPTOGOOD.org (“Website,” “Site,” “Service”) is owned and operated by UPTOGOOD BENEFIT CORPORATION (“UPTOGOOD,” “Company” “we,” or “us”). UPTOGOOD knows that you care how Personal Information about you is collected, used, disclosed and protected. “Personal Information” means information which personally identifies you or another. Our Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect Personal Information that applies to our Service, and your choices about the collection and use of your information, which may be updated by us from time to time. Capitalized terms, if not defined in this Privacy Policy, are defined in our Terms of Use.

What Personal Information We Collect

You may provide information that can be used to identify you (your “Personal Information”) when you respond to certain inquiries or choose to use certain sections of our website. You aren’t required to provide us with any Personal Information in order to use our Service, however, you may choose to provide certain Personal Information to us in response to optional prompts featured on our Service. “Personal Information” may include Personal Identification Information, Personally Identifiable Information from third parties, Public Filing Information, Financial Information, Website Usage Information, and Other Personal Information, as defined below:

  • Personal Identification Information includes, but is not limited to, your name, your legal person or business name, your date of birth, postal/zip code, your location, precinct, demographic information (including but not limited to age, sex, race, ethnicity and national origin), for business entities - your EIN or other government issued identification number, e-mail address, e-mail confirmation data, employer, occupation, and any information required by law to be collected in connection with political contributions;
  • Personally Identifiable Information about you from third parties includes, but is not limited to, for example, if you access our websites or Service through a third-party connection or log-in, for example, through Facebook Connect, by “following,” “liking,” adding the UPTOGOOD application, linking your account to the UPTOGOOD Service, “liking” a particular cause or campaign featured on the Service, etc., that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service to UPTOGOOD. This information could include, but is not limited to, the user ID associated with your account (for example, your Facebook UID), an access token necessary to access that service, any information that you have permitted the third party to share with us, and any information you have made public in connection with that service. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to the UPTOGOOD Service.
  • Public Filing Information includes, but is not limited to, any information, including any item of Personal Information, that is included in a filing or submission that is a matter of public record, such as, without limitation, any information provided in ethics filings made in connection with political campaigns and publicly available under any law providing right of public access (“Ethics Filings”);
  • Financial Information includes, but is not limited to, debit and/or credit card number and/or debit and/or credit card security number (“Credit Card Information”), billing address and name, account information, bank account information, bank name, legal account holder name, bank account, routing number, account type and information about the date, amount and nature of financial transactions;
  • Website Usage Information includes, but is not limited to, historical information regarding your usage of the Site, member IDs, listing or postings, and cookies. When you visit our Website, we or third-parties acting on our behalf may place a “cookie” - a text file containing a randomly assigned number on your computer - so that we have the ability to customize the look and feel of our website for you. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although doing so may impede your use of certain of our Website′s features. Using embedded tracking technology, We or third-parties acting on our behalf may also collect a variety of other information regarding your usage of our Website, including your IP address, your username, your session ID, the name of the browser you are using, information regarding web pages you view, referring web pages and when you access our Website, all of which is considered Website Usage Information;
  • Other Personal Information includes, but is not limited to, e-mail list data, mailing list data, and survey responses.
  • We may obtain address information about you from third party sources for fraud prevention or for legal compliance.
  • We may also collect Personal Information from you as a result of your email communications with us or your Posts which we may retain along with our responses.
  • Any Personal Information you post is available to the public without any expectation of privacy or confidentiality. Copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other Users have copied or stored your Personal Information even if you remove the Personal Information. To request removal of your Personal Information from these areas of the site, contact us In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. The profile you create on our site will be publicly visible. You may change the visibility settings of the types of information it may disclose, on the Profile page, and/or when you take specific actions on the site that provide you the option of anonymity.
How We Use Your Personal Information

UPTOGOOD uses your Personal Information to operate, maintain, and provide you the Service and to conduct our business. For example (and not limited to):

  • To register you as a User and to identify you when you sign-in to your account;
  • Aid our ability to communicate with you and your customer for the purposes of sending receipts, or other transactional information;
  • To verify activity as we deem necessary;
  • To send information related to your participation in UPTOGOOD campaigns;
  • To send you a newsletter or other promotional communications;
  • To process transactions between you and us and/or between you and another person;
  • To customize the look and feel of our Website for you;
  • To internally monitor our customers′ usage of the various aspects of our Website in order to enhance the products and services that we currently or will offer in the future;
  • To send you material about topics on which you have requested more information;
  • To provide you with customer service, technical and other support.
  • To aid in the ability for Campaign Creators and Donation Beneficiaries you engage in Social Actions with to communicate with you.
How We Disclose And Protect Your Personal Information

We may store Personal Information in locations outside our direct control (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers). We and third-parties acting on our behalf take precautions involving physical, electronic, and managerial controls to protect from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, and alteration any of your Personal Information in our possession. We or third-parties acting on our behalf may employ industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer encryption and/or other encryption or security measures when requesting certain financial Personal Information from you. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can contact us

Except as explicitly stated in this privacy policy, we or third-parties acting on our behalf will not disclose to unaffiliated third parties any of your Personal Information without first obtaining your consent. We may disclose any public filing information to unaffiliated third parties without your express consent. We may share Non-Personally Identifiable Information, including information obtained through tools such as cookies, log files, device identifiers, location data and clear gifs (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with third parties. We may also aggregate or otherwise strip data of all personally identifying characteristics and may share that aggregated, anonymized data with third parties.

    We or third parties acting on our behalf do and will continue to disclose your Personal Information to unaffiliated third parties in the following circumstances
  • As required by law, such as to comply with reporting requirements, a subpoena, or similar legal process.
  • In connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity or as we believe reasonably necessary to protect or enforce our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others.
  • With any other member, contributor, campaign owner or third party with your prior consent to do so as described in this Policy.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as processing your payments, accepting job applications and offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your Personal Information only as necessary to provide these services to us and are obligated to keep your information confidential. Some of our pages utilize framing techniques to serve content from our service providers while preserving the look and feel of our site, such as when you enter credit card information. Please be aware that you are providing your Personal Information to these third parties and not to UPTOGOOD.

UPTOGOOD uses WePay as its third party service provider for payment services (e.g. card acceptance, merchant settlement, and related services). By donating or receiving donations on UPTOGOOD, or by otherwise activating a WePay account while creating your UPTOGOOD account, you agree to be bound by WePay Privacy Policy: https://www.wepay.com/legal/privacy-policy which is incorporated by reference and made a part of this Privacy Policy herein, and hereby consent and authorize UPTOGOOD and WePay to share any information and payments instructions you provide with Third Party Service Provider(s) to the minimum extent required to complete your transactions.

If UPTOGOOD is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets or bankruptcy, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of your Personal Information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your Personal Information.

Your Choices About Your Information And Access

You may, of course, decline to submit Personal Information to us; in which case, you may not be able to use certain Services. If your Personal Information changes, you may correct, update, amend, remove, or ask to have it removed by making the change on your user account “Settings” page, or by contacting us. If you no longer desire our service, you may deactivate your account entirely from the account “Settings” page, or contact us directly. We will respond to your request within 30 days. We will retain your Personal Information for as long as your account is active, if your account is deactivated or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your Personal Information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Notification, Electronic Communication and Opt-Out

You consent to our using your email address to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. You may not opt out of some Service-related communications. You can change the frequency of many Service-related communications by changing the settings in the "Settings" section.

Upon registration, or on other areas of the site, you may opt-in to receive periodic messages from us, including changes to features of the Service, newsletters, promotions and special offers. If you wish to subscribe to these emails, we will use your name and email address to send them to you. Out of respect for your privacy, you may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails, accessing your My Settings page. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, or offers.

Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is very important to us. UPTOGOOD does not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information from anyone under the age of 18 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child under age 17, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any Personal Information from or about a child under 17, please contact us

Pursuant to 47 U.S.C. § 230(d), as amended, we hereby notify you that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. Information identifying current providers of such protections is available by using Google or other search engine to find Websites with the search phrase “parental control.”

Other Web Sites and Services

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites or services linked to or from the Service, including the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from the Service to another website, our Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites or services. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or service, including those that have a link on our website, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies. In addition, you agree that we are not responsible and we do not control over any third-parties that you authorize to access your User Content. If you are using a third-party website or service (like Facebook) and you allow such a third-party access to your User Content you do so at your own risk. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources other than through the Service.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

As our business is a very dynamic one, we need to be able to make revisions to this privacy policy. Consequently, UPTOGOOD may, in its sole discretion, modify or update this Privacy Policy from time to time. You are bound by changes to the Privacy Policy when you use the site after those changes have been posted. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Contact Us

UPTOGOOD takes its privacy concerns seriously. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the Service, please contact us.