PRIVACY POLICY

Protecting your private information is our priority. 

This Statement of Privacy applies to www.songsforgood.org and Songs for Good - a fiscally sponsored project of Social Good Fund, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization (EIN 46-1323531) - and governs data collection and usage.

 

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Songs for Good include www.songsforgood.org and Songs for Good. The Songs for Good website is a songwriting contest site.

 

By using the Songs for Good website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. 

 

Collection of your Personal Information 

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, Songs for Good may collect personally identifiable information, such as your: First and Last Name, Mailing Address, or Email Address 

 

Demographic information 
 

If you purchase Songs for Good's products and services or make a donation to Songs for Good, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. 


Songs for Good may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:  Age or Gender 
 

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site.

 

These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us.

 

We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. 

Use of your Personal Information 

Songs for Good collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. 

Songs for Good may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Songs for Good and its affiliates. 

 

Sharing Information with Third Parties 

Songs for Good does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. 

Songs for Good may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Songs for Good, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. 

Songs for Good may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Songs for Good or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Songs for Good; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Songs for Good, or the public. 


Tracking User Behavior 
 

Songs for Good may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Songs for Good, in order to determine what Songs for Good services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Songs for Good to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. 


Examples include: Mouse tracking, Retargeting via Facebook Pixel, and Google Analytics which are governed by their own privacy terms. 

 

Automatically Collected Information 
 

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Songs for Good. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Songs for Good website. 

 

 

Use of Cookies 

The Songs for Good website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. 


One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Songs for Good pages, or register with Songs for Good site or services, a cookie helps Songs for Good to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Songs for Good website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Songs for Good features that you customized. 

 

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Songs for Good services or websites you visit. 

 


Links 


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information. 

 

Security of your Personal Information 


Songs for Good secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Songs for Good uses the following methods for this purpose: SSL Protocol 

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. 

 

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed. 

 

Children Under Eighteen 


Songs for Good collects personally identifiable information from children under the age of eighteen. Songs for Good collects this information for the following reason(s): Song submissions (with parent/guardian permission). 

 

If you are under the age of eighteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. If you are a parent/guardian and you have questions regarding our data collection practices, please contact us using the information provided at the end of this Statement of Privacy. 

 

E-mail Communications 


From time to time, Songs for Good may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Songs for Good or click on a link therein. 
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Songs for Good, you may opt out of such communications by https://bit.ly/SFG-Unsubscribe. 

 

External Data Storage Sites 


We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted. 

 

Changes to this Statement 

 

Songs for Good reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy. 

 

Contact Information 
 

Songs for Good welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy.

If you believe that Songs for Good has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Songs for Good at: 

 

Songs for Good C/O Social Good Fund 
12651 San Pablo Ave., Unit 5473 
Richmond, CA 94805 
 

Email Address: heya+privacy@songsforgood.org
Telephone number: 510-675-7665 

 

 

Effective as of May 30, 2020  | Last Updated: June 22, 2020

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