Collection of your Personal Information
The Goodis Center may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. If you purchase The Goodis Center’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. The Goodis Center may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age, gender and other such information to which you have granted public access through Google and social media sites such as Facebook. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Goodis Center. 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 The Goodis Center website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through The Goodis Center’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
The Goodis Center encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from The Goodis Center so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Goodis Center is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the The Goodis Center website.
Use of your Personal Information
The Goodis Center collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
The Goodis Center may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Goodis Center and its affiliates. The Goodis Center does not, at this time, participate in any advertising, marketing, or information-sharing programs; however, we may offer these features in the future for purposes related to our mission (such as the marketing of petitions or fund-raising campaigns). The Goodis Center may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
The Goodis Center does not sell, rent, lease, exchange, trade, or otherwise provide its customer lists to third parties.
The Goodis Center 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 The Goodis Center, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
The Goodis Center may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within The Goodis Center, in order to determine what The Goodis Center services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The Goodis Center to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
The Goodis Center will disclose your personal information, without notice, only 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 The Goodis Center or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Goodis Center; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Goodis Center, or the public.
The The Goodis Center 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 The Goodis Center pages, or register with The Goodis Center site or services, a cookie helps The Goodis Center 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 The Goodis Center website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the The Goodis Center 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 The Goodis Center services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
To secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure, The Goodis Center uses the following:
Payment processing through PayPal
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.
Children Under Thirteen
The Goodis Center does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Disconnecting your The Goodis Center Account from Third Party Websites
You will be able to connect your The Goodis Center account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR THE GOODIS CENTER ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED INTHIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THE THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time. Users may learn how to disconnect their accounts from third-party websites by visiting their “My Account” page. Users may also contact us via email or telephone. In most cases, Users can simply log out of the third party site before visiting www.thegoodiscenter.org to prevent any communication with the third party site; doing so will disable features such as Facebook comments..
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from The Goodis Center by contacting us here. Mailing list subscribers can opt-out at any time by clicking the opt-out link at the end of any newsletter email.
Changes to this Statement
The Goodis Center will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. The Goodis Center encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how The Goodis Center is protecting your information.
The Goodis Center welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Goodis Center has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Goodis Center at:
The Goodis Center for Research and Reform, Inc.
9405 Caroline Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20901
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone number: 301-200-2025
Effective as of May 07, 2012
Last revised on June 6, 2015