• Como Friends Online Privacy Policy 

    Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to https://comofriends.org/, and Como Friends and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Como Friends include https://comofriends.org/ and Como Friends. The Como Friends website is a nonprofit site. By using the Como Friends website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. 

    Collection of your Personal Information 

    In order to better provide you with products and services offered, if you make a donation or purchase a ticket to an event Como Friends may collect personally identifiable information, such as your: 

    • First and Last Name
    • Mailing Address
    • E-mail Address
    • Phone Number

     

    If you make a donation or purchase a ticket to an event, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. 

    We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to make a donation or purchase an event ticket. These may include: (a) sending us an email message; 

    (b) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering tickets or making a donation. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.  

    Use of your Personal Information 

    Como Friends collects and uses your personal information to operate and deliver the services you have requested. 

    Como Friends may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Como Friends. 

    Sharing Information with Third Parties 

    Como Friends does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Como Friends may send you email or postal mail, or provide customer support. 

    Como Friends may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Como Friends or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Como Friends; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Como Friends, or the public. 

    Tracking User Behavior 

    Como Friends may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Como Friends, in order to determine what Como Friends services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Como Friends to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. 

    Automatically Collected Information 

    Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Como Friends. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Como Friends website. 

    Links 

    This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information. 

    Right to Deletion 

    Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will: 

    • Delete your personal information from our records; and 

    Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to: 

    • Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us; 
    • Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity; 
    • Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality; 
    • Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law; 
    • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act; 
    • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us; 
    • Comply with an existing legal obligation; or 
    • Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.

     

    Children Under Thirteen 

    Como Friends does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. 

    E-mail Communications 

    From time to time, Como Friends may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Como Friends or click on a link therein. 

    If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Como Friends, you may opt out of such communications by “clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button.”. 

    External Data Storage Sites 

    We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.  

    Changes to this Statement 

    Como Friends reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our website, and/or by updating any privacy information. Your continued use of the website and/or Services available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy. 

    Contact Information 

    Como Friends welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Como Friends has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Como Friends at: 

    Como Friends
    1225 Estabrook Drive
    Saint Paul, Minnesota 55103-1022 

    Email Address: comomembership@comofriends.org 

    Telephone number: 651-487-8229 

    Effective as of November 21, 2022 

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