Privacy Policy

Effective November 1, 2008:

About Real Religion

Real Religion is a non-profit that exists to support women and children both in the United States and around the world who have been disadvantaged through poverty, illness, ethnic status or lack of education. Real Religion raises funds for its work through various avenues, including online donations.
Real Religion cares deeply about online privacy. If you have any questions concerning its privacy policy, please email us at privacy@RealReligion.org.

Information Collection and Use by Real Religion

Real Religion collects user submitted information such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the Real Religion service.

Real Religion also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site. This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes.

Use of Cookies

Real Religion uses cookies to store visitors' preferences and to record session information, for purposes including ensuring that visitors are not repeatedly offered the same advertisements and to customize newsletter, advertising, and Web page content based on browser type and user profile information. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set -- each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences -- however, you must enable cookies from Real Religion in order to use most functions on the site.

Links

Real Religion contains links to sites. Real Religion is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site a user should read the privacy policy stated on that site. Our privacy policy only governs information collected on Real Religion.

Email Choice/Opt-out

Members who no longer wish to receive updates or notifications may choose not to by selecting 'Do not send me notification emails' which will be found at the bottom of any update or notification.

Third Party Advertising

Ads appearing on this Web site may be delivered to users by Real Religion or one of our Web advertising partners. Our Web advertising partners may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by Real Religion and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Security

We use reasonable measures to protect information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time. For any additional information about the security measures we use on Real Religion, please contact us a privacy@Real Religion.org

Sharing and Disclosure of Information Real Religion Collects

Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, Real Religion will not disclose personal information to any third party unless we believe that disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by Real Religion, whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to enforce the Real Religion Terms of Use Agreement or to protect our rights; or (3) to protect the safety of members of the public and users of the service. Real Religion reserves the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of Real Religion or substantially all of its assets to that successor in interest. For more information see the "Changes in Our Privacy Policy" section below.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

From time to time we may make changes to our privacy policy If we make changes, we will post them on our site to make users aware of what the changes are so users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and when we may disclose it. A User is bound by any minor changes to the policy when she or he uses the site after those changes have been posted If, however, we are going to use users' personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify by posting a notice on our Web site for 30 days.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at: privacy@Real Religion.org