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HEAD OFFICE:                          548 Market Street,
San Francisco, CA 94104         USA

PROJECT OFFICE:                  Pearl Condo, Bldg A, 15 Fl., Kabar Aye Pagoda Rd.,      Yangon, Myanmar

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Privacy Statement

Last updated November 16, 2022

THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT EXPLAINS HOW THE MARY K. YAP FOUNDATION (“MKYF”) COLLECTS, USES, AND DISCLOSES YOUR INFORMATION. THIS STATEMENT APPLIES TO INFORMATION WE COLLECT WHEN YOU USE OUR WEBSITES, MOBILE SITES, MOBILE APPLICATIONS, AND OTHER ONLINE SERVICES THAT LINK TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT (COLLECTIVELY, THE “SITES”) OR WHEN YOU OTHERWISE INTERACT WITH US, SUCH AS BY PARTICIPATING IN PROGRAMS.

WE MAY CHANGE THIS STATEMENT FROM TIME TO TIME. IF WE MAKE CHANGES, WE WILL NOTIFY YOU BY REVISING THE DATE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE STATEMENT, AND, IN SOME CASES, WE MAY PROVIDE YOU WITH ADDITIONAL NOTICE (SUCH AS ADDING A STATEMENT TO OUR HOMEPAGE OR SENDING YOU AN EMAIL NOTIFICATION). WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO REVIEW THIS STATEMENT WHENEVER YOU ACCESS THE SITES TO STAY INFORMED ABOUT OUR INFORMATION PRACTICES AND HOW YOU CAN HELP PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY.

 

Collection of Information

Information You Provide to Us

We collect the information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you sign up to receive email or text message updates, fill out a form, send us an email, communicate with us via third-party social media sites, request information, respond to our requests, apply for a job, ambassadorship, volunteering opportunity, or internship, or otherwise communicate with us. We also collect information about you when you donate, purchase MKYF merchandise, attend one of our events, or participate in one of our programs. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, birthday, credit card number (processed by a third-party payment processor), purchase history, the MKYF program you participate in, photos, videos, audio recordings, and other information or media you choose to provide.

Information We Collect When You Use the Sites

When you access or use our Sites, we automatically collect information about you, including:

  • Log Information: We log information about your use of the Sites, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your I.P. address, and the page you visited before navigating to our Sites.
  • Device Information: We may collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Sites, including the hardware model, operating system and version, device identifiers, and mobile network information.
  • Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We use various technologies to collect information, including sending cookies to your computer or mobile device. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us to improve our Sites and your experience, see which areas and features of our Sites are popular and count visits. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as “tracking pixels”). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Sites or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, please see “Your Choices” below.

We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Sites. For example, create or log into your account through a social media site. We will have access to certain information from that Site, such as your name, account information, and friends lists, in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such social media sites. We also may collect information from data aggregators, who can assist with updating contact information or identifying demographic information (such as age, gender, and giving profiles). We use such data to identify and communicate more effectively with current and potential audiences and supporters.

Use of Information

We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

  • Provide, maintain, and improve our Sites;
  • Facilitate your participation in events and programs that we and our partners host or provide and interact with other participants in such circumstances and programs;
  • Send you confirmations, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
  • Request feedback and otherwise contact you about your use of the Sites;
  • Respond to your comments, questions, and requests and provide customer service;
  • Send you newsletters and otherwise provide you with information or services you request or that we think will be of interest to you;
  • Solicit volunteers, donations, and support for MKYF;
  • Include information about you, with your consent, in a directory of all of our program participants;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our Sites;
  • Personalize and improve the Sites;
  • Sending communications to you from carefully selected non-partisan organizations (these organizations will only receive your contact information if you voluntarily share it with them);
  • Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your interests in further supporting the MKYF;
  • Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

Sharing of Information

We will not share information about you except as follows or as otherwise described in this Statement:

  • With vendors, consultants, and other service providers or volunteers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf;
  • With other program participants, if you opt-in to participate in our directory;
  • Cooperative databases and research vendors who use the information to help their client charities, like the MKYF, identify individuals likely to appreciate and respond with support to charitable communications unless you opt-out, as described below.
  • In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation, or legal process or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation;
  • If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our user agreements or policies or to protect the rights, property, and safety of MKYF, its employees, volunteers, constituents, or others;
  • In connection with, or during negotiations of, any reorganization, formation of a new or successor organization, asset sale or transfer, financing or lending transaction, or in any other situation where personal information may be disclosed or transferred as one of the assets of MKYF; and
  • With appropriate notice to you, with your consent, or at your direction, including if we notify you through our Sites that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information.

We may also share aggregated or anonymized information that does not directly identify you.

Social Sharing Features

We may allow third parties to use cookies, web beacons, device identifiers, or other technologies to provide analytics services and serve advertisements on our behalf across the web. These entities may collect information about your use of the Sites and other websites, including your I.P. address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked, and conversion information. This information may be used by MKYF and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests on our Sites and other websites, and customize your experience and better understand your online activity. For more information about interest-based ads or to opt out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes, please visit https://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN or http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ for residents of the European Economic Area.

Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others

All logos and slogans contained in the Sites are trademarks of BOF, its suppliers or licensors, or other third parties and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of BOF or the applicable trademark holder.  You may not use any metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing “BOF” or any other name, trademark or product or service name of BOF without our prior written permission.  In addition, the look and feel of the Site, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of BOF and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission.  All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Sites are the property of their respective owners.  Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, and supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation thereof by us.

We store the information we collect about you for as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it, or for other legitimate business purposes, including to meet our legal, regulatory, or other compliance obligations.

Transfer of Information to the United States and Other Countries

The MKYF is based in the United States, and we process and store information in the U.S. and other countries. Therefore, we and our service providers may transfer information about you to, or store or access it in, jurisdictions that may not provide equivalent levels of data protection as your home jurisdiction. Where required by applicable law, we will take steps to ensure that information about you receives an adequate level of security where we are processing it.

Your Choices

Contact Us About Opting Out

You may opt out of being contacted by the Foundation and from allowing the Foundation to share your information with cooperative databases or research entities by contacting us at privacy at hello@markyapfoundation.org. Concerning email communications, additionally, you may use the unsubscribe link that appears at the bottom of emails sent by the Foundation.

Cookies

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can usually set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Removing or rejecting browser cookies does not necessarily affect third-party flash cookies connected with our Site. To delete or turn off flash cookies, visit www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for more information. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Sites.

Residents of the European Economic Area

This section is for you if you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and other countries like the U.K., or Switzerland, where the law includes certain rights and protections under the law regarding the processing of your private data.

Legal Basis for Processing

When we process your private data, we will only do so in the following situations:

  • We need to use your personal data to perform our responsibilities under our contract with you. For example, we may process your personal data to facilitate any merchandise purchases you might make from our Charity Store.
  • We have a legitimate interest in processing your personal data. For example, we may process your personal data to communicate with you about changes to our Sites, to provide, secure, and improve our Sites, and to provide for the security of you, our staff, and our guests at events we or our partner’s host.
  • We have your consent to do so. For example, we will seek your consent before processing your personal data in connection with an event we are hosting or before adding your name to our participant directory.
  • We have a legal obligation to process your data. For example, we may need to retain information about your donations or purchases to comply with our legal obligations.

Data Subject Requests

Subject to certain limitations, you have the right to access personal data we hold about you and to ask that your personal data be corrected, erased, or transferred. You may also have the right to object to or request that we restrict specific processing. If you want to exercise these rights, please contact us as indicated below.

Questions or Complaints

If you have a concern about our processing of personal data that we cannot resolve, you have the right to complain to the data privacy authority where you reside. For contact details of your local Data Protection Authority, visit:

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact hello@markyapfoundation.org.