Collection and Use of Personal Information
Personal information is data that can be used to identify or contact a single person.
What personal information we collect
- When you create an Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) ID, donate to the Trust, access our web service, contact us or participate in an online survey, we may collect a variety of information, including your name, mailing address, phone number, email address and contact preferences.
- When you share your content or communicate with family, friends and clients using Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) services, or invite others to participate in Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) services, Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) may collect the information you provide about those people such as name, mailing address, email address, and phone number. Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) will use such information to fulfill your requests, provide the relevant services, or for anti-fraud purposes.
Here are some examples of the types of personal information Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) may collect and how we may use it.
How we use your personal information
- The personal information we collect allows us to keep you posted on Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre)'s latest service announcements, service updates, and upcoming events. If you don't want to be on our mailing list, you can opt out anytime by updating your preferences.
- We also use personal information to help us create, develop, operate, deliver, and improve our services, content and advertising, and for loss prevention and anti-fraud purposes.
- We may use your personal information, including date of birth, to verify identity, assist with identification of users, and to determine appropriate services. For example, we may use date of birth to determine the age of Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) ID account holders.
- From time to time, we may use your personal information to send important notices, such as communications about your donations to the Trust and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies. Because this information is important to your interaction with Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre), you may not opt out of receiving these communications.
- We may also use personal information for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve Amma Illam Trust's (Cow Care Centre) services, and customer communications.
Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information
We also collect data in a form that does not, on its own, permit direct association with any specific individual. We may collect, use, transfer, and disclose non-personal information for any purpose. The following are some examples of non-personal information that we collect and how we may use it:
- We may collect information such as occupation, language, zip code, area code, unique device identifier, referrer URL, location, and the time zone where an Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) services are used so that we can better understand customer behavior and improve our services and advertising.
- We may collect and store details of how you use our services, including search queries. This information may be used to improve the relevance of results provided by our services. Except in limited instances to ensure quality of our services over the Internet, such information will not be associated with your IP address.
If we do combine non-personal information with personal information the combined information will be treated as personal information for as long as it remains combined.
Cookies and Other Technologies
If you want to disable cookies on your web browser, you may choose to do so using preferences and then to the privacy pane to disable cookies. Check with your web browser provider to find out how to disable cookies. Please note that certain features of the Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) website will not be available once cookies are disabled.
As is true of most internet services, we gather some information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, Internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit websites and applications, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information to understand and analyze trends, to administer the site, to learn about user behavior on the site, to improve our services, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) may use this information in our marketing and advertising services.
In some of our email messages, we use a "click-through URL" linked to content on the Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) website. When customers click one of these URLs, they pass through a separate web server before arriving at the destination page on our website. We track this click-through data to help us determine interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our customer communications. If you prefer not to be tracked in this way, you should not click text or graphic links in the email messages.
Pixel tags enable us to send email messages in a format customers can read, and they tell us whether mail has been opened. We may use this information to reduce or eliminate messages sent to customers.
Disclosure to Third Parties
At times Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) may make certain personal information available to strategic partners that work with Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) to provide and services, or that help Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) market to customers. Personal information will only be shared by Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) to provide or improve our services and advertising.
Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) shares personal information with companies who provide services such as information processing, payment gateways, fulfilling customer services, delivering services to you, managing and enhancing customer data, providing customer service, assessing your interest in our services, and conducting customer research or satisfaction surveys. These companies are obligated to protect your information and may be located wherever Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) operates and where Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) may not operate. You consent to having your personal data transferred to, stored and processed in the United States of America.
It may be necessary - by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence - for Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate.
We may also disclose information about you if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our terms and conditions or protect our operations or users. Additionally, in the event of a reorganization, merger, or sale we may transfer any and all personal information we collect to the relevant third party.
Protection of Personal Information
Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) takes the security of your personal information very seriously. Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) online services protect your personal information during transit using encryption such as Transport Layer Security (TLS). When your personal data is stored by Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre), we use computer systems with limited access housed in facilities using physical security measures. Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) data is stored in secured form including when we utilize third party storage.
When you use some Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) services, or applications or post on an Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) forum, chat room, now existing and later developed, the personal information and content you share is visible to other users and can be read, collected, or used by them. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to share or submit in these instances. For example, if you list your name and email address in a forum posting, that information is public. Please take care when using these features.
Integrity and Retention of Personal Information
Access to Personal Information
You can help ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up to date by logging in to your account and update your member profile or its equivalent page. For other personal information we hold, we will provide you with access for any purpose including to request that we correct the data if it is inaccurate or delete the data if Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) is not required to retain it by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may decline to process requests that are frivolous/vexatious, jeopardize the privacy of others, are extremely impractical, or for which access is not otherwise required by local law.
We understand the importance of taking extra precautions to protect the privacy and safety of children using Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) services. Accordingly, we do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal information from children under 13, or equivalent minimum age in the relevant jurisdiction, without verifiable parental consent. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 13, or equivalent minimum age depending on jurisdiction, without first receiving verifiable parental consent we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.
If at any time a parent needs to access, correct, or delete data associated with their child's Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) ID, they may contact us through e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Third-Party Sites and Services
Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) website and services may contain links to third-party websites, products, and services. Our services may also use or offer products or services from third parties - for example, a third-party data. Information collected by third parties, which may include such things as location data or contact details, is governed by their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties.
Our Commitment to Your Privacy
To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate our privacy and security guidelines to Amma Illam Trust (Cow Care Centre) employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards within the Trust.
All such communications are examined and replies issued where appropriate as soon as possible.
Last updated: 16, November, 2015'