BIG APPLE GREETER, INC.
Updated in keeping with the EU’s new data privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Basic Confidentiality Policy
It is Big Apple Greeter’s policy that personal information, such as your name, postal and e-mail addresses or telephone numbers, is private and confidential. Accordingly, the information you provide is stored in a secure location, accessible only by designated associates, and is used only for the purposes for which you provide the information, such as a reply to your request, to handle your inquiry or to process your donation. For example, when you apply for a Greeter visit, the personal information you provide will be used to process your request.
If you also indicate to us that you would like to receive information about Big Apple Greeter’s services, activities, publications, annual report, fund raising solicitations, job opportunities, neighborhood visit profiles, financial data, etc., your personal information will be added to the appropriate Big Apple Greeter mailing list(s). If at any time you change your mind and would like to add or delete your name from the Big Apple Greeter mailing list(s), or correct your personal information you may do so by sending an e-mail message to [email protected]
Sharing Information with Third Parties
We do not sell, share or rent our mailing list to other organizations that solicit donations or sell any products.
However, Big Apple Greeter uses third parties companies like Authorize.net, Facebook, Google Analytics, Mailchimp, PaymenTech, Paypal, WordPress to assist us with such functions as sending emails, processing credit card payments, hosting our website. These companies have access to personal donor information as needed to perform their functions. Big Apple Greeter requires that these companies keep such information confidential and are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us. We may retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services and comply with our legal obligations.
When you send personal information to us by submitting an online form on our site, the information you transmit to us travels by high-grade encryption using the https protocol. We also require that the companies we work with to process your online donation payments use high-grade encryption and security protocols, and that all the companies processing check and credit card transactions received on our behalf meet all industry standards, certify their compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and are audited to meet with the Statement on Auditing Standard 70 (SAS 70). The personal information that you provide is stored in a secure location and accessible only by designated employees trained in the proper handling of customer information. We employ industry standard techniques such as firewalls, encryption, intrusion detection, and site monitoring to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access by users inside and outside the organization. We do not keep your credit card numbers or banking history in our records.
Big Apple Greeter, Inc.
1 Centre Street
New York, NY 10007 – 1602
212/ 669-8159; Fax: 212/669-3685