Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the information that MilitaryConnected.org, a project of Players Philanthropy Fund, a Maryland charitable trust (“MilitaryConnected”)may collect through your access to or use of the MilitaryConnected platform, including the website at https://militaryconnected.org/ and any related Mobile Apps (as defined in the Terms of Service) (collectively, the “Service”). It also describes how MilitaryConnected may use, disclose, store and process information collected through your access to and use of the Service.

  • 1 General
    1. Consent. By accessing or using the Service, you consent to the collection, use, disclosure, storage and processing of your information in accordance with: (i) this Privacy Policy; (ii) any related terms of service, end user license agreement or services agreement (collectively, “Service Terms”); and (iii) and as permitted or required by applicable law.
    2. International. Our databases are currently located in the United States. MilitaryConnected makes no claim that its Service is appropriate or lawful for use or access outside the United States. If you access the Service from outside the United States, you are consenting to the transfer of your personal information from your location to the United States. You are solely responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations regarding online conduct and access to the Service. By sending us your information, you further consent to its storage within the United States.
    3. Interpretation. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, the words “such as,” “include,” “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the words “without limitation.”
  • 2 How MilitaryConnected collects and uses information
    1. Information That You Provide Directly. MilitaryConnected may ask for certain information such as your name, physical address, email address, billing contact, payment account information (such as, credit card and bank account information), telephone number, password, and other information. MilitaryConnected may retain any messages you send through the Service, and MilitaryConnected may also retain other information you voluntarily provide to MilitaryConnected. MilitaryConnected uses this information to operate, maintain and provide to you the features and functions of the Service, and as further described below.
    2. Information Collected or Received from Third Parties. MilitaryConnected may receive information about you from third parties. You should always review and, if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party services before linking or connecting them to the Service. MilitaryConnected may also collect information about you from MilitaryConnected s third- party business associates, publicly-available sources and MilitaryConnected’s affiliates.
    3. Analytics information. MilitaryConnected may collect, measure and analyze traffic and usage trends for the Service, and MilitaryConnected may use third-party analytics tools to help MilitaryConnected (“Analytics Tools”). This allows MilitaryConnected to understand, among other things, who is using the Service, how they are using it, and ways to improve the Service. Analytics Tools may use cookies and persistent device identifiers to collect and store information such as time of visit, pages visited, time spent on each page, IP address, and type of operating system used. Google Analytics is among the Analytics Tools we use. For more information about how Google Analytics may use your information and how you may be able to control use of such information, please see https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites.
    4. Cookies. When you access or use the Service, MilitaryConnected may send one or more cookies (small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters) to your computer that uniquely identify your browser and enhance your navigation within the Service. A cookie may also convey information to MilitaryConnected about how you use the Service (such as the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take), and allow MilitaryConnected or MilitaryConnected s third-party business associates to track your usage of the Service. There are at least two different types of cookies: persistent and session cookies. A persistent cookie remains on your device after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Service. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions for removal of cookies. A session cookie is temporary and is deleted after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Service may not function properly if cookies are disabled.
    5. Log File. Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you access or use the Service, MilitaryConnected s servers may automatically record certain log file information, such as your web request, internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, referring/exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links within the Service, domain names, landing pages, and pages viewed.
    6. Clear GIFs/Web Beacons. Clear GIFs (also known as web beacons) allow for the tracking of a user’s response to an email or usage of a website in a manner that does not reveal personally-identifiable information. MilitaryConnected may use clear GIFs or similar technologies to assess responses to emails and usage of the Service, such as tracking when emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. You can disable the ability of clear GIFs to capture information by blocking cookies.
    7. Device Identifiers. When you access or use the Service using a mobile device, MilitaryConnected may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store one or more “device identifiers,” such as a universally unique identifier (UUID). Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your device that uniquely identify your device. A device identifier may consist of data stored in connection with the device hardware, operating system or other software, or data sent to the device by MilitaryConnected. A device identifier may convey information to Aliro about how you browse and use the Service. A device identifier may remain persistently on your device to enhance your navigation within the Service. Some features of the Service may not function properly if use or availability of device identifiers is impaired or disabled.
    8. Advertising Identifiers. Advertising identifiers are unique strings associated with your mobile device that are provided by the operating system. Advertising identifiers may be modified or disabled by users in the device operating system’s settings.
    9. Location Data. When you access or use the Service, MilitaryConnected may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store “location data,” which may include GPS coordinates (such as latitude and/or longitude) or similar information regarding the location of your device. Location data may convey to MilitaryConnected information about how you browse and use the Service. Some features of the site, particularly location-based services, may not function properly if use or availability of location data is impaired or disabled.
    10. Commercial Communications. MilitaryConnected may use the information MilitaryConnected collects or receives to communicate directly with you, such as sending you emails containing newsletters, promotions and special offers. MilitaryConnected may also use the information to send you service-related notices (such as account verification, technical and security notices).
    11. Use of Certain Service-Type Data. MilitaryConnected may use the information described in this Section 2 to: (i) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the site; (ii) provide custom, personalized content or information; (iii) monitor the effectiveness of the Service; (iv) monitor aggregate metrics, such as total number of visitors, traffic and demographic patterns; (v) diagnose or fix technology problems; (vi) provide advertising to your browser or device; and (vii) conduct research or surveys.
    12. Use of Information with Your Consent. MilitaryConnected may further use your information for any other purpose for which you provide consent.
    13. Account Login. If you have an account with the Service and log in while you access or use the Service, the information described in this Section 2 may be collected and maintained in a manner that associates such information with your name or contact information.
    14. Combining Information. MilitaryConnected may combine any of the information that MilitaryConnected collects from or about you, from one or multiple sources, and use it in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.
  • 3 How MilitaryConnected may share your information
    1. Business Associates and Service Providers. MilitaryConnected may share information about you with third- party business associates and service providers that perform services on MilitaryConnected s behalf in connection with the Service. MilitaryConnected may also share information about you with any of MilitaryConnected’s affiliates for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy.
    2. Business Change. If MilitaryConnected becomes involved in a merger, consolidation, acquisition, sale of assets, joint venture, securities offering, bankruptcy, reorganization, liquidation, dissolution or other transaction, or if the ownership of all or substantially all of MilitaryConnected’s business otherwise changes, MilitaryConnected may share or transfer your information to a third party or parties in connection with such transaction or change in ownership, including as part of the due diligence process conducted by the parties to a potential transaction.
    3. Necessary Disclosure: Regardless of the choices you make concerning your information and to the extent permitted or required by applicable law, MilitaryConnected may disclose information about you to third parties to: (i) enforce or apply this Privacy Policy or the Service Terms; (ii) comply with laws, subpoenas, warrants, court orders, legal processes or requests of government or law enforcement officials; (iii) protect MilitaryConnected s rights, reputation, safety or property, or that of MilitaryConnected’s users or others; (iv) protect against legal liability; (v) establish or exercise MilitaryConnected s rights to defend against legal claims; or (vi) investigate, prevent or take action regarding known or suspected illegal activities; fraud; violation of the Service Terms; or as otherwise required by law.
    4. Sharing Information. MilitaryConnected may share certain service-type 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) with MilitaryConnected’s third-party business associates for the purposes described in the Section 2. MilitaryConnected may also aggregate or otherwise strip data of all personally-identifying characteristics and share that aggregated, anonymized data with third parties.
  • 4 How MilitaryConnected protects your information

MilitaryConnected takes physical, technological and administrative measures to protect the information you provide through the Service against loss, theft, and unauthorized access, use, disclosure or modification. However, MilitaryConnected cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to MilitaryConnected or guarantee that information within the Service will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. Communications sent to or from the Service may not be secure. You should use caution whenever submitting information online and take special care in deciding what information you send to MilitaryConnected via email.

  • 5 Your choices about your information
    1. Controlling Your Settings. You can limit your browser or mobile device from providing certain information by adjusting the settings in the browser, operating system or device. Please consult the documentation for the applicable browser, operating system or device for the controls available to you. You can also stop receiving promotional emails from MilitaryConnected by following the unsubscribe instructions in those emails. Note that unsubscribe is not available for certain emails, such as those concerning your relationship or dealings with MilitaryConnected.
    2. Targeted Advertising. You can learn more about targeted ads and your choices to prevent third parties from delivering targeted ads to your browser or device by visiting http://optout.networkadvertising.org and http://optout.aboutads.info/. You may opt out of certain Google Analytics Advertising Features by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. You should be aware that even if you opt out of targeted ads, you may still see ads within the Service, although the ads may not be tailored to your interests.
    3. Do Not Track. At this time, MilitaryConnected does not recognize “do not track” signals sent from web browsers. Third-party services that MilitaryConnected uses may collect personal information about individual users and their activities over time and across different websites. In some cases, you may be able to disable tracking mechanisms, but doing so may disable certain features of the Service. To disable tracking, please consult the documentation for your browser, operating system or device. For some devices, it may not be possible to disable tracking mechanisms.
  • 6 How long MilitaryConnected keeps your information

MilitaryConnected will retain your information as long as necessary for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, and for a commercially reasonable time thereafter for backup, archival, fraud prevention or detection, or audit purposes, or as otherwise required by law.

  • 7 Children’s privacy

The Service is not directed to children and is intended for use by adults only. MilitaryConnected do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under 13 years of age. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal information through the Service.

  • 8 Disclosure to third party companies

We may enter into agreements with companies that provide our Services by way of a co-branded or private-labeled website or companies that offer their products and/or services on our website (“Third Party Companies”). Per our specific co-branded agreement with Internet Association (IA), IA will not receive any personal identifiable information involved with the provision of our Services; however, we will provide aggregated metrics to Internet Association. The privacy policies of other Third Party Companies may apply to the use and disclosure of your personal information that we collect and disclose to such Third Party Companies. Because we do not control the privacy practices of Third Party Companies, you should read and understand their privacy policies. We will not disclose your personal identifiable information to any unaffiliated Third Party Company or Internet Association.

  • 9 Third-party services and services

The Service may reference or provide links to other websites or resources. If you access any website or resources provided by a third party, this Privacy Policy will not apply. Your interactions with such websites and resources are subject to the privacy policies of the third parties that operate them. Please review those policies carefully to understand how those parties will treat your information.

  • 10 Your California privacy rights

To the extent provided by the law of your jurisdiction, you may (i) have the right to access certain personal information we maintain about you and request details about how we process it, (ii) request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes, (iii) request that we update or correct inaccuracies in that information, (iv) object to our use of your personal information, (v) ask us to block or delete your personal information from our database, and (vi) request to download the information you have shared on the Services. You may make these requests and any other inquiries about this Privacy Policy by emailing privacy@onaliro.com. Any such requests are subject to the protection of other individuals’ rights and applicable law. Additionally, to help protect your privacy and maintain security, we may take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to the information. To the extent permitted by applicable law, a charge may apply before we provide you with a copy of any of your personal information that we maintain.

  • 11 Updates to this privacy policy

MilitaryConnected may update this policy from time to time, and the updated version of this policy will be effective upon posting. Please check this page to review the most up-to-date version of this policy. By continuing to use the Service after an updated version has been posted, you agree that the new policy will apply to you.

  • 12 Contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

1122 Kenilworth Drive #201

Townson, MD 21204

info@militaryconnected.org

720-266-9687

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