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Privacy policy

Privacy Policy updated August 24, 2016

A. OVERVIEW

The use of the www.bonfirefunds.com (the "Website") provided by Bonfire Funds INC (The “Company”) is subject to the provisions of this Privacy Policy, including any amendments or updates hereto. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to the Bonfire Funds Terms And Conditions. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Website.

B. GENERAL

Bonfire Funds INC and www.bonfirefunds.com, referred to as “The Service” takes your privacy seriously. We gather certain types of information about our users and we want to help you understand the terms related to the collection and use of the information which we collect. This Privacy Policy discloses the types of information we gather, how we use it, and what choices you have regarding the collection of such information.

BY USING, ACCESSING OR DOWNLOADING THE SERVICE, YOU AGREE TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION (AS HEREUNDER DESCRIBED), ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SITE’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS (TAC) SET HERE. Bonfire Funds INC reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy for any changes. Your use of the Website following any amendment of this Privacy Policy will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms.

If you are under the age of 13, you are not eligible to use the Website, and we ask you not to submit any personal information to us. If you are under the age of 18, you must use this site with adult supervision.

Please note that any video, image, or other content posted onto the bonfirefunds.com website becomes published content and is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy Policy.

C.  COLLECTION OF INFORMATION AND PERSONAL INFORMATION

Use of certain features of the Website may require submission of certain personal information, including your first and last name, email address, a nickname (or other user ID) and a password.

Non personally identifiable Information. Bonfirefunds.com may also collect or receive additional non-personally identifiable usage information specifically related to the use of a particular feature or offering on the Website, and responses to the offerings and advertisements presented on the Website.

Bonfirefunds.com may also collect or receive (in some cases as part of the internet communication protocol) certain non-personally identifiable technical information, when the Website and pages are visited.

D.  HOW IS THE INFORMATION BEING USED?

The information is used to operate and improve the features, offerings and content presented to you by Bonfire Funds INC , to personalize the content; to fulfill your requests for products, programs, and services; to communicate with you and respond to your inquiries; to conduct research about your use of the Website; and to help offer you other products, programs, or services that may be of interest.

By submitting this personally identifiable information to BonfireFunds.com, you agree to receive email and postal mail communication from Bonfire Funds INC. (BonfireFunds.com). This privacy policy applies to users who register on BonfireFunds.com or on the websites of our media partners. We believe in 100% permission based marketing. You always have the option to unsubscribe from these emails by clicking on the unsubscribe link contained in every email sent. You also have the option of completely removing your information from our database by sending the request to wow@bonfirefunds.com.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, your information may be accessed and disclosed if and as required by legal procedures, as determined by Bonfire Funds INC in good faith. Furthermore, Bonfire Funds INC may transfer personally identifiable information in the event of a transfer of ownership of Bonfire Funds INC or any of its websites or products, in which case the information could become subject to a different privacy policy.

When you decide to purchase a product or donate to a campaign, and the seller is a non-profit, 501C (3) organization or a University, your name, email and address will be sent to that seller for their records. When you decide to purchase a product or donate to a campaign, and the seller is not a non-profit 501C (3) or University, only your name will be sent to the seller, along with a list of all other buyers who purchased a product or donated. These organizations may use this information to contact you, without our involvement or control.  

You agree that any profile information or registration data you provide may be shared by Bonfire with select third party business partners and sellers in accordance with the account, privacy and sharing settings you have selected. Bonfire shall inform its partners if you state a preference not to be contacted. However, Bonfire shall not be responsible or liable if a partner contacts you, permits a third party to contact you, or provides or discloses your profile information or registration data to any third party.

You also agree that Bonfire, its business partners, or their designees may disclose profile information or registration data to third parties if such disclosure is required by law or legal process.

E. COOKIES

Bonfire Funds INC may use cookies, web beacons or similar technologies to enhance and personalize your experience of the Website, including to operate and improve offerings through the Website; to help authenticate your identity when you visit and transact with the Website; to remember your preferences and registration information; to present and help measure and research the effectiveness of the various offerings, and e-mail communications (by determining which e-mails you open and act upon); and to customize the content and advertisements provided to you.

Bonfire Funds INC does not require that you accept cookies, and you may disable cookies at any time. However, some functionality of our Website may be impaired if you decline to accept cookies. To disable cookies, follow the instructions in your webbrowser.

F. WHAT IS OUR PRACTICE REGARDING IP ADDRESSES?

We collect and analyze traffic on our website by keeping track of the IP addresses of our visitors. IP addresses are unique numeric identifiers that are assigned to each computer browser accessing the Internet. An IP address, by itself, cannot identify you personally. However, when combined with other information provided by your Internet Service Provider (ISP), your IP address can be used to identify the computer originating a message.

G. CAMPAIGN CREATORS (SELLERS)

Sellers without a 501(c)3 or University designation will not have access to any personal information (other than your name) for their respective buyers. Sellers with a 501(c)3 or University designation will have access to your name, email address and mailing address for their records. No seller will not have access to billing addresses or credit card information of any buyers.

H. THIRD PARTY PAYMENT SERVICES

Third party payment services provide all management of user credit card transactions. Bonfire Funds INC does not receive, process or view any credit card information.

I.  QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

  If you have any questions, comments or suggestions regarding our website's privacy policy, or regarding any other aspects of our website, please use the CONTACT US link on the home page of www.bonfirefunds.com or email us at wow@bonfirefunds.com

Special Note for Parents

: Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason Bonfire Funds INC does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information on the Website from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our Website is directed to persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access the Website at any time or in any manner. If Bonfire Funds INC learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 13 years of age has been collected on the Website without verified parental consent, then Bonfire Funds INC will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.

J. NON-U.S. USERS

The Website is hosted in the United States. If you are accessing the Website from a jurisdiction with privacy laws or regulations that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the Website, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer. 

K. ADVERTISING

This website uses remarketing services to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an inquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network, or on Facebook. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Bonfire Funds website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and our advertising vendors' respective privacy policies.