Privacy Policy & Terms & Conditions – Citizens for Citizens, Inc.

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://cfcinc.org.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

We do not use any information provided to us in general question forms to market to you or sell your contact to any 3rd party companies.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Our website utilizes Google Analytics to give us a better understanding of our operations and audience. For more information on how Google Analytics is utilized please visit: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites 

Who we share your data with

We do not sell any described data to any 3rd party entities. Consult previous Analytics section to learn more about how Google Analytics is utilized.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Consult previous Analytics section to learn more about how Google Analytics is utilized.

Additional information

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.

If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our plugin. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

 

Terms & Conditions

Please read this page carefully. Your use of this site, a project of Citizens for Citizens, Inc. (CFC), constitutes your agreement to be bound by the following terms and conditions. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time, so you should read this page each time you access the site.

Links, Resources and References

This website contains references and links to information, products and services provided by third parties. These references and links are provided as aids to help you identify and locate other resources that may be of interest, and are not intended to state or imply that CFC sponsors, endorses or is affiliated or associated with the persons or entities who provide such information, products or services, nor are the references or links intended to state or imply that CFC is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyright symbol that may be reflected in them.

Material Posted by Others

Materials accessible from or added to this site by third parties, such as comments posted on bulletin boards, listservs or similar venues, are strictly the responsibility of the third party who added such materials or made them accessible and we neither endorse nor undertake to control, monitor, edit or assume responsibility for any such third-party material. You may NOT submit or upload statements, data, or materials to this site that (i) are harassing, threatening, obscene, defamatory, racially or sexually offensive, invasive of others’ privacy, or otherwise unlawful, (ii) contain viruses or other harmful computer code or data, or (iii) in our judgment have the effect of disrupting others’ use of this site. “Unlawful” as used here means, without limitation, violation of any civil or criminal laws and the unauthorized use of proprietary materials owned by others, such as text and audio-visual material protected by copyright, trademarks and logos, and commercial uses of the name or likeness of persons living or dead. You may NOT use this site to advertise any product or service without our prior written consent. You agree that CFC has the right, but not the obligation, to delete statements, data, or materials that you submit or upload to the site that violate any of these terms and conditions. You also agree that CFC shall have no liability to you or to any third party for statements, data, or materials posted to this site by users of the site or for the removal of such statements, data or materials if we deem them to be in violation of these terms and conditions.

Disclaimer of Liability and Warranties

This site and its contents are provided “as is.” We disclaim all warranties, express and implied, including the implied warranties of merchantability and of fitness for a particular purpose with respect to any information contained on, accessible through or derived by you from this site and with respect to any products or services purchased by you through this site. We likewise disclaim any and all liability to you arising out of interruption or damage to your computer system or software as the result of accessing or otherwise using this site.  WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING LOST REVENUES, LOST PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE. In the event that any of the foregoing limitations and disclaimers is ineffective, you agree that our maximum liability to you shall be the total of the fees you have paid to us in connection with your access to this site and/or for products or services you have purchased from us through this site.

Copyright

Material published in this web site is copyrighted by CFC unless otherwise noted. Such material is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and treaties. All rights reserved. Users of this web site may not reproduce, republish or redistribute material found on the web site in any form without the prior express written consent of the copyright holder. To obtain permission to reuse or republish material copyrighted by CFC, please contact us at contactus@cfcinc.org.

Reservation of Rights

CFC reserves the right to change the contents of this site or to discontinue it at any time, as well as the right to deny access to the site to any person whom we have reasonable grounds to believe may be using the site for an unlawful or unauthorized purpose or in a manner that may harm CFC or other users of this site.

Translation Disclaimer

THIS SERVICE MAY CONTAIN TRANSLATIONS POWERED BY GOOGLE. GOOGLE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES RELATED TO THE TRANSLATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.

The content on the CFC website is currently provided in English. We are providing the “Google Translate” tool on our website to assist visitors with limited English proficiency to access information on the website in other languages. Google Translate cannot translate all types of documents, and it may not give you an exact translation all the time. The translations are made through an automated process, which may not result in accurate or precise translations, particularly of technical and legal terminology. Additionally, some content (such as images, videos, Flash, and portable document formats (PDFs) cannot be translated through the automated process.

Translations are provided as a service to users of the CFC website, and are provided “as is.” Anyone relying on information obtained from Google Translate does so at his or her own risk. CFC does not provide any warranties (express or implied) or make any promises, assurances, or guarantees as to the accuracy of the translations provided by Google Translate. CFC shall not be liable for damages or losses of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, the use or performance of such information, including but not limited to, damages or losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any such information, or damages incurred from the viewing, distributing, or copying of such materials. Any discrepancies or differences created in the translation are not binding and have no legal effect for compliance or enforcement purposes. If any questions arise related to the accuracy of the information contained in the translated website, please refer to the English version of the website.