We will not rent, sell, trade, or share your personal information to outside parties. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, hosting events, or in providing a service to you, as long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may disclose your personal data if required to do so by law.
For further information concerning your California Privacy Rights including “Do Not Track,” visit https://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/cybersecurity/making_your_privacy_practices_public.pdf
Our website(s) may include links to third-parties such as content delivery networks (e.g. YouTube or other media sites), cloud-hosting providers (e.g. our online scholarship application), financial services and payment processors, email providers (for sending you email), social media sites (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter) and website analytic services. Your interactions with them are governed by the third parties’ applicable privacy notices, statements or policies. We encourage you to read them. Berkeley Community Scholars does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures or content of any third party.
The third-party services we use or link to may include the following:
We use CommunityForce, a cloud-based scholarship and grant management platform, to collect and manage our scholarship applications. Learn how CommunityForce uses and protects this information.
We may collect data through Google Analytics to gather data about behavior on our sites. This may include pages you’ve visited, videos you’ve played, and your IP address or device ID. We use this data to measure our site’s performance, to improve the online experience, and to track the regional location and number of visitors to our website. Learn about Google Analytics use of data here.
We use MailChimp, a web-based service, to send email. Data collected include whether or not you’ve opened the email, the links you’ve clicked on, messages you’ve forwarded to others, and unsubscribe requests. Learn about MailChimp’s privacy policies here.
We use Stripe to process our mobile and web donations made by credit card. Learn about Stripe’s privacy policies here.
Social Media Platforms and Widgets
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Instagram – https://help.instagram.com/402411646841720
Twitter – https://twitter.com/en/privacy
We may post videos about our organization on a YouTube channel. Learn about YouTube’s privacy policies here.
Transmission of data on the Internet is not completely secure, therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our sites and any such transmission is at your own risk. However, we use a variety of technical and organizational measures to protect your data. We maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to our offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user’s personal information under our control.
We will only retain your data stored in our databases in accordance with the legitimate needs of our business and as required or permitted by applicable law. We will not retain any unused personal data on our systems longer than necessary for legitimate business purposes.
We protect the security of credit card transactions using measures such as encryption, access controls, network firewalls, and physical security. When we work with other companies to process credit card transactions, these companies also use encryption and other appropriate security measures.
We provide all individuals the opportunity to opt out of having your personal information used for certain purposes.
Berkeley Community Scholars
P.O. Box 680
Berkeley, CA 94701 USA.