Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY

KultureCity knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate you trusting that we will do so carefully and sensibly. To better protect your privacy, we provide this Privacy Policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on this website. The information below explains our policy regarding your privacy and the www.kulturecity.org website and facebook page. By visiting www.kulturecity.org, www.facebook.com/kulturecity and www.facebook.com/toysaucrossamerica, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

Our www.kulturecity.org website is maintained by KultureCity, with headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama. Our www.facebook.com/kulturecity page and www.facebook.com/toysaucrossamerica page is also maintained by KultureCity.

WHAT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION IS COLLECTED ON THIS SITE?

When you visit our website, you may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone numbers and/or credit/debit card information) that you knowingly choose to disclose, which is collected on an individual basis for various purposes. These purposes include registering to receive e-mail newsletters or other materials, requesting further information from us about projects and services, donating to us, ordering merchandise, making requests, submitting a form on our website, or simply asking a question. We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. We ask for personal information so that we can fulfill your request and return your message. This information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies. KultureCity does not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. If you choose not to provide any of that information, we may not be able to fulfill your request or complete your order, but you will still be free to browse the other sections of the websites owned and administered by KultureCity. This means that you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.

THE WAY WE USE INFORMATION

When you supply information about yourself for a specific purpose, we use the information for only that purpose (such as to provide the service or information you have requested). For example, you may be asked to give us individual information to receive information, to make a donation, to purchase merchandise, or to apply for a job. Similarly, we use information you provide about yourself or someone else when placing a merchandise order only to ship the merchandise and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.

You can register with our website if you would like to receive updates on our new projects and services or on our merchandise. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form. We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

KultureCity does not sell, rent, give-away or share its e-mail addresses or other information with outside sources.

Should any material changes be made to the ways in which we use personally identifiable information, KultureCity will take commercially reasonable measures to obtain e-mail consent from you. We will also post the changes to our use of personally identifiable information on our site at least 30 days prior to a change.

PHOTO/VIDEO/TESTIMONIAL DISCLAIMER

By submitting your photos, videos and testimonials to this website or any of our facebook pages or email addresses, you grant KultureCity and its affiliates the right to print, publish, broadcast, and use in any manner KultureCity deems appropriate on any of their websites, publications, campaigns or in any manner chosen, worldwide, in any media now known or hereafter developed, including, without limitation, the World Wide Web, at any time or times, the participant’s name, photographs and any language contained therein, for public information without additional consideration or compensation. KultureCity may edit or alter the photographs and/or videos in any manner they see fit. Parties submitting photos/videos further release KultureCity and its affiliates from any and all liability, claims, or damages arising out of or relating to the participant’s submission. All photographs or videos submitted become the property of KultureCity and will not be returned.

TESTIMONIAL DISCLAIMER

Note: This section does not apply to personal data supplied by you to any KultureCity Site, such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and the like. We safeguard this type of personal data and do not share it. Please see our Privacy Policy Statement for information regarding our treatment of personal data. If you respond to KultureCity with any information, including but not limited to feedback, data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, such information shall not be deemed confidential. All such submissions shall be deemed the property of KultureCity, and your submission of information shall constitute an assignment to Aquanta LLC of all worldwide rights, titles and interests in such information. KultureCity will not be liable for any use or disclosure of such information. KultureCity will not have any obligation to keep such information confidential and will be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation. KultureCity will be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products which incorporate or otherwise rely upon such information. KultureCity welcomes your comments and suggestions on its Site and products, however KultureCity does not seek to solicit any confidential or proprietary ideas, suggestions, materials or other information relating to developing, designing, redesigning, modifying, manufacturing or marketing its products or any new products. By submitting information, you warrant that KultureCity may publish such information, use it as part of its operations, and incorporate its concepts in KultureCity products without liability.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY

Personally identifiable information is stored on our server and is not publicly accessible. Further, personally identifiable information is only accessed by KultureCity personnel on a “need to know” basis. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Additionally, sensitive data such as credit card numbers are encrypted using SSL and other industry standard measures, to provide an additional level of security.

CHOICE/OPT-OUT

If you have registered to receive e-mail communications from us and later change your mind, you may contact us to have your name removed from our distribution lists. You have the following options to do this:

You can send an e-mail to: support@kulturecity.org

You can send mail to the following address:

KultureCity
732 Montgomery Highway, PMB 392,
Vestavia Hills,
AL 35216

CORRECT/UPDATE

If you would like to verify the data we have received from you or to make corrections to it, you may contact us directly at the e-mail and mail addresses provided above.

WHAT ANONYMOUS INFORMATION IS COLLECTED ON THIS SITE?

Anonymous information is collected for every visitor to this site. This includes pages viewed, date and time, and browser type. IP numbers are not stored, but are temporarily used to determine domain type and in some cases, geographic region. We do not make any association between this information and a visitor’s identity.

AUTOMATIC INFORMATION

When you visit our website, our servers make a log of basic information corresponding to the sites and pages you have visited. This information is stored primarily to track the effectiveness of our website and individual sections and pages within them.

HOW DOES THIS SITE USE COOKIES?

Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser that provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to the website. KultureCity uses cookies to identify your browser as you visit pages on the charity: water website or sites in the KultureCity media network. Cookies created on your computer by using our website do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security. Cookies allow KultureCity to gather anonymous information. Cookies also allow KultureCity to provide more relevant, targeted content as you travel through sites in the KultureCity media network as appropriate and are used on our ordering website to keep track of the items in your shopping cart.

ONLINE REGISTRATION INFORMATION

You will provide us with information about yourself and your organization when you register for fundraising, donations, and listservs or to buy products. This information is not used for any other purpose than to fulfill your request and is not shared with outside parties. However, visitors should be aware that information collected through the KultureCity web site may be subject to examination and inspection if such information is a public record or not otherwise protected from disclosure.

LINKS

This website may contain links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked websites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

E-MAIL LINKS

We use e-mail links located on this site to allow you to contact us directly via e-mail. We use the information provided in your e-mail to respond to your questions or comments. We may also store your comments for future reference.

EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS

We publish an e-newsletter that is sent periodically to persons on a listserv. The e-newsletter is distributed by email, although back issues may also be viewed on our website. You may subscribe to or unsubscribe from the email listserv at any time. Occasionally we may send announcements about KultureCity events or merchandise to the mailing listserv. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

Changing business practices and circumstances may require that we make changes to this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be reflected on this website. KultureCity reserves the right to modify its website and/or this Privacy Policy at any time and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any such modifications. Our goal is to provide all services to visitors to the KultureCity website in an accessible, efficient and friendly manner while maintaining their privacy. If you have comments or questions regarding privacy, please contact us.

LEGAL DISCLAIMER

We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on KultureCity.

LIMITATION OF DAMAGES

IN NO EVENT SHALL KULTURECITY OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR SUBSIDIARIES BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM) THAT ARE RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, EVEN IF KULTURECITY IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

APPLICABLE LAW

This Site is controlled, operated and administered by KultureCity from its base in Alabama. These Terms and Conditions of use shall be governed by the laws of Alabama, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between KultureCity and you with respect to your use of the Site and any of our facebook pages. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Agreement or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of the Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

If you have any questions, concerns or comments about privacy at our KultureCity website, please send us a description of your concern via e-mail to support@kulturecity.org.