(c) “Collected Information” means all (i) Personal Information and (ii) Non-Personal Information collected by CAO;
(d) “Non-Personal Information” means all information collected by CAO, whether electronically or manually, through (i) the CAO website, and (ii) e-mail messages and other electronic communications that you may send to CAO, that is not Personal Information (including, but not limited to, any Analytical Information);
(e) “Personal Information” means all information collected by CAO, whether electronically or manually, through (i) the website, and (ii) e-mail messages and other electronic communications that you may send to CAO, that relates to an individual and that identifies, or can be used in conjunction with other readily-accessible information to identify, such individual (including, but not limited to, name, e-mail address, physical address, phone number, device ID or other persistent identifiers tied to your computer or device).
Whether or not you have previously sent CAO an e-mail message, you consent to CAO sending you e-mail messages and other electronic communications (a) in connection with your use of the website, (b) in connection with payments made to CAO through the website, or (c) for any other legitimate business purpose (including, but not limited to, marketing). Since CAO endeavors to send e-mail messages and other electronic communications only to individuals desiring to receive them, you can unsubscribe to such e-mail messages or other electronic communications at any time by contacting CAO as set forth in Section 18 or by following the directions contained in such e-mail messages or other electronic communications. Any request to unsubscribe to e-mail or other electronic communications will likely be effective within 48 hours after your request is received by CAO.
Except for any Collected Information obtained automatically through the website and addressed below, no Collected Information is obtained from you, unless it is voluntarily provided. For example, CAO collects the full name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other identification and contact data from volunteers and job applicants, as well as from consumers or other individuals and companies who sign-up to receive information about CAO, its programs and its services. Consumers may provide information to CAO when paying for programs and services, making donations, responding to surveys and requesting further information about CAO.
Regardless of the method used to obtain Collected Information, CAO will only collect and retain Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with: (1) all applicable privacy and security laws, (2) the purposes for which the Personal Information is provided and (3) CAO’s other legitimate business purposes (including, but not limited to, marketing). You are responsible for obtaining any approvals, authorizations, consents, permissions and permits that are required in connection with your providing CAO with any information (including, but not limited to, any information relating to a third party). You represent and warrant that all information was obtained by you in accordance with all applicable laws and that you have the right to provide CAO with such information for the purpose of paying for programs and services, making donations and otherwise interacting with the website.
Analytical Information is collected automatically through the website. The website utilizes cookies to save your preferences and track your interaction with it. Your browser may provide you with the ability to block cookies as well as the ability to delete already existing essential and nonessential cookies. If you block or delete cookies you may not be able to receive the benefits of certain features of the website.
Analytical Information will only be used by CAO (a) to record your use of the website or services, (b) to diagnose problems with the website or services, (c) to improve the website or services and make them more useful to you and other users, (d) to monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our products; (e) for marketing, advertising, administrative, analytical, research, optimization, and other purposes.; and (f) for other legitimate business purposes of CAO. From time to time, we may use third parties to deliver ads to you over the internet. For example, Google Analytics is one of the providers we use to collect Analytical Information. These data analytics and online advertising providers may combine and use data collected through your use of the website with data they collect over time and across different websites for their own purposes. You can learn about how Google collects and processes data at https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites. You can learn about the controls Google offers to manage the collection and use of your information at https://policies.google.com/privacy. We recommend that you review these notices at the links provided above.
Specifically, we may use your Personal Information, including information from individuals acting in their capacity as business representatives, to: (a) process, verify, and complete transactions, and send you information about programs and services; (b) send transactional messages, including providing updates pertaining to a program, and responding to your comments, questions, and requests; (c) provide customer service and support; (d) send news about our programs and services; (e) investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities; and (f) comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards, contractual obligations and our policies.
Any Collected Information obtained by CAO, whether or not for a specific purpose, may be transferred to third parties designated by CAO (including, but not limited to sub-contractors or vendors engaged by CAO to perform administrative and technological functions) for any purposes for which CAO could use such Collected Information. If Collected Information is so transferred, CAO will have no responsibility for any action of the third party to whom or which such Collected Information is transferred.
Specifically, disclosure of collected information may be made to the following persons or entities:
(b) Authorized Personnel. CAO employees may have access to Collected Information as necessary in the normal course of our business.
(c) Business Transfers. In the future, we may choose to buy or sell assets, or have engaged in discussions with a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether continuing operations or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding. In these types of transactions, customer information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred.
(d) Government, Law Enforcement or Third Parties. CAO may disclose any Collected Information, including, without limitation, Personal Information that we deem necessary, in our sole discretion and without your prior permission, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. We also may exchange Collected Information, including, without limitation, Personal Information, with other companies and organizations to protect the rights, property, or safety of CAO and its personnel.
The website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. However, if a parent or guardian of a child who is under 13 years of age discovers that Personal Information of such child has been submitted to CAO through the website without the parent’s or guardian’s consent, CAO will use commercially reasonable efforts to remove such information from the website and servers at the parent’s or guardian’s request. To request the removal of such Personal Information, the parent or guardian must contact CAO as set forth in Section 18, and provide all information requested by CAO to assist it in identifying the Personal Information to be removed.
CAO will protect Collected Information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, alteration, destruction and disclosure as required by all applicable laws, including privacy and security laws. CAO will, at a minimum, use commercially reasonable efforts to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, alteration, destruction and disclosure. We implement reasonable administrative, technical, organizational and physical precautions to safeguard against the loss, misuse or alteration of your Collected Information, including Personal Information. Since no transmission of information over the Internet or electronic storage of information is completely secure, it is possible that Collected Information could be lost, misused or accessed, altered, destroyed or disclosed without authorization, even if CAO uses such reasonable efforts.
The website and business operations are controlled and operated by CAO from Western New York. If you are not a resident of the United States or you are located outside the United States, you should not use the website or transmit Personal Information unless you are in compliance with all applicable law. If you choose to use the website or provide information to us, please note that we may transfer Personal Information provided by you for processing in the United States. By providing Personal Information to us for the purpose of placing you or your company on our contact lists, you consent to the transfer of Personal Information to the United States. The transfer of that Personal Information to the United States is necessary for CAO to provide requested information and services.
We do not represent or warrant that the website is appropriate, lawful, or available for use in any particular jurisdiction. Those who choose to access the website or pay for programs and services do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations.
Mail: 45 Jewett Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214