This privacy policy is intended to inform you of the policies and procedures of Green Crystal Social Committee and its affiliates. We take the privacy and protection of your Personal Information (as defined below) very seriously. We may collect Personal Information from you in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy when you visit websites operated by Green Crystal Social Committee. We are committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our site.

This Privacy Policy is intended to inform the general public and users about the types of data we collect and how we collect it, as well as how we use, process, and disclose your information, including personal information, in conjunction with your access to and use of the Websites.  Generally, if we process data (defined below), we will ensure that there is a statutory basis for such processing, or we will obtain consent.  Processing of Personal Information shall comply with all data protection regulations applicable to Green Crystal Social Committee.

Green Crystal Social Committee takes commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial precautions to prevent the loss and misuse of Personal Information under our control. Web-based data transmissions may in principle have security gaps, so absolute protection may not be guaranteed.

We require and collect the following Personal Information that you voluntarily submit to us when you use the Websites and Services. This information is necessary for the performance of a contract in which the data subject is a party and to allow us to comply with our legal obligations under the contract and more generally. The following information is required because without it, we may not be able to provide you with all the requested services:

  • Account Information. When you sign up for an Account, we require certain information such as your first name, last name, email address, the password you choose, as well as a security question and answer.
  • Payment Information. We may require you to provide us with certain financial information (like your bank account or credit card information) in order to facilitate the processing of payments.
  • Communications with Green Crystal Social Committee regarding the Services. When you communicate with Green Crystal Social Committee to provide additional contacts, or other information needed to fulfill an further process, for example, we collect information about your communication (such as your mobile number, email address) and any information you choose to provide in order to provide the Services.

If you wish to use the Websites and Services, we require the aforementioned information; if you do not want to provide this information, you should not use the Websites or Services.

  • When you enter any information, including Personal Information, into any posting or comments within the Services, we will collect such information;
  • When you respond to one of our surveys, we will collect any information contained in such survey responses; and
  • When you leave us feedback or request support, we will collect any information that is contained in your feedback or support request (including your email address).

Data you submit about third parties

If you choose to refer a NGO entity to us, you will provide information about such third party through the Services, such as the third party’s name and email address. If the third party registers with us, such third party will become a user of the Services and subject to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If the third party does not register for the Services, we will delete any Personal Information provided within a reasonable period after obtaining the information.

Information we collect via technology

When you access any part of our Websites, our web server software automatically logs information provided by your network connection and web browser software, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your network connection and the type of web browser and operating system that you are using. Our web server may also log the URL of the file that you are requesting, the current date and time, and the URL of the last web page requested by your web browser.

We may utilize cookies on our Websites to store your login information (if any) and your personal preferences for the Services. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them).

We may utilize Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to gather information relating to the usage of our websites. The information generated by cookies (including IP addresses) is transmitted to and stored on Google servers. This information may then be analyzed and compiled into reports on website activity. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where said third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate any data gathered from our Websites with any other data held by Google.

Use of information we collect

In general, we use Personal Information you submit to us to provide the Services to you, respond to requests you make, improve the Services, and offer you additional information, opportunities, and functionality. We may also use your Personal Information to provide you with updates about the Services. Finally, we may rely on Personal Information in order to comply with our legal obligations. Personal Information is not used for any additional purposes, such as to profile those who access our Websites. None of the Personal Information we collect will be shared with third parties without your express authorization.

  • Providing and improving the Services
  • Enable you to access and use the Websites and the Services.
  • Operate, protect, improve, and optimize the Services and experience, such as by performing analytics and conducting research.
  • Provide customer service.
  • Send you service or support messages, updates, security alerts, and account notifications.
  • Send you promotional messages and other information that may be of interest to you based on your preferences (including information about Green Crystal Social Committee or related programs).

If you provide feedback to us, we may use and disclose such feedback for any purpose, provided we will not associate such feedback with your Personal Information. We will collect any information contained in such communication and will treat any Personal Information included in such communication in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by excluding information that makes the Personal Information personally identifiable to you. We may use this Anonymous Information to learn more about how visitors use our Websites, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track visitor movement, and to gather general demographic information for reporting purposes.

We process this information given our legitimate interest in improving the Services and our users’ and members’ experience, and where it is necessary for the performance of the contract with you and/or a legal obligation. You can opt-out of receiving communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions included in our marketing communications or changing your notification settings within your Account (see also “Your rights” below).

  • Complying with our legal obligations
  • Detect and prevent fraud, spam, abuse, security incidents, and other harmful activity.
  • Conduct security investigations and risk assessments.
  • Verify or authenticate information provided by you (such as to verify your authorization to act as an agent on behalf of a nonprofit organization).
  • Conduct checks against databases and other information sources, to the extent permitted by applicable laws
  • Resolve any disputes with any of our users or customers and enforce our agreements with third parties.

We process this information given our legitimate interest and legal obligation to protect the Websites, to measure the adequate performance of our contract with you, and to comply with applicable laws. Green Crystal Social Committee may process your information if it is necessary for legitimate interests, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data.

Links to outside websites

This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected through the Websites. Our Websites may contain links to outside websites for your convenience, and such links do not signify our endorsement of such websites or their contents. NGOsource has no control over, does not review and is not responsible for the privacy practices of or content displayed on other websites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our Websites and to read the privacy policies of each and every third party website that collects information from you.

The Websites are not designed for minors under the age of 18. We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about visitors who are under the age of 18.

Privacy Policy updates

This Privacy Policy is subject to periodic occasional revision. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will display through this Website, You agree that such amended Privacy Policy will be effective Seven (7) days after being posted, and your continued access to the Websites or use of the Services after such time shall constitute your acceptance of the amended Privacy Policy.