Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 4th Feb 2015

The Druze Foundation takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy.

By visiting or using the The Druze Foundation website (www.TheBlessingFoundation.com) (the Site), The Druze Foundation’s services and applications, and any other linked pages, features, or content offered from time to time by The Druze Foundation in connection therewith (collectively, the “Service”), you, the user (“you” or “User”) acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy.

We are committed to giving you transparency of our privacy practices and control over your data.

The Druze Foundation is a service geared towards creating an online community . Privacy is important to us and therefore our goal is to create an environment where you choose how and with whom you share information with others. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the Privacy Policy as well as the Terms of Use.
What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy covers The Druze Foundation’s treatment of information and other data that The Druze Foundation gathers when you are accessing The Druze Foundation’s Service. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that The Druze Foundation does not own or control, or to individuals that The Druze Foundation does not employ or manage. In addition, the Service may contain links to outside sources, both ones we have added ourselves and ones that members have submitted. While we attempt to provide links only to those sites that share our respect for your privacy, we cannot take responsibility for the content or privacy policies of those sites. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policies of any web sites you visit and the third party applications you use.

The Service may contain links to other sites. The Druze Foundation is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site you should read the privacy policy stated on that site. This Privacy Policy only governs information collected on the Service.
What Information Does The Druze Foundation Collect?

The information we gather from users enables us to personalize and improve our services and to allow our users to set up a user account and profile that can be used to interact with other users through the Service. In connection with the Service, we request and display some potentially identifying information to other users and visitors of the Service, which allows users to identify each other.

Listed below are services where The Druze Foundation gathers personal information and details on how the information is used:
Registration

The Druze Foundation uses potentially personally identifiable information collected from you to complete your registration to the Site. To register for the Site, you must enter an email, a Password chosen by you. You may put in, but not required for registration, First Name and Username, Member Type, About me, Country, State, City / Town. You will have the option to make your profile private in your Account Settings. Upon registering on the Site, you consent to receiving an email for the purpose of confirming your registration.

To be able to view, post, comment, like/dislike a post, send messages, bookmark posts, vote in a poll, or generally interact on the Site, you must be registered on the Site and logged in.

Unregistered Users have limited access to the Site but may be able to post to the Site without Registration.

Please ensure your privacy settings upon registering on the Site.
User Posts

Users of The Druze Foundation are able to post about various topics and subjects. The posts ranging from plain text, links, pictures, etc. This information can be accessible to other Users of The Druze Foundation and in some cases, indexed by search engines. These posts are identifiable by your Username. As such, The Druze Foundation urges you to be sensitive about personal information you do not want publicly accessed. If you do request to delete your account, The Druze Foundation may keep this information for the sole purpose of content but will do its best to disassociate the information to make the information personally identifiable.
Non Personally Identifiable Information Collected Automatically:

We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with our Site. When you use the Site, The Druze Foundation automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser or mobile platform including your geo-location, IP address, cookie information, and the page you requested.

Generally, our service automatically collects usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to our Site and its components. The Druze Foundation only uses this data in aggregate form, that is, as a statistical measure, and not in a manner that would identify you personally. This type of aggregate data enables us to calculate how often users use parts of the Site so that we can make the Site appealing to as many customers as possible, and improve those services. As part of this use of information, we may provide aggregate information to our partners about how our customers, collectively, use our Site. We share this type of statistical data so that our partners also understand how often people use their services and our Site, so that they, too, may provide you with an optimal online experience. Again, The Druze Foundation will not, intentionally, disclose aggregate information to a partner in a manner that could identify you personally.

What About Cookies?

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your mobile and computer’s browser (the Browser) to enable our systems to recognize your Browser, session information, login information and tell us how and when pages in our site are visited and by how many people. The Druze Foundation cookies do not collect Personal Information, and we do not combine the general information collected through cookies with other Personal Information to tell us who you are or what your username or email address is.

Most Browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your Browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. We strongly recommend that you leave the cookies activated, however, because cookies enable you to take advantage of some of our Service’s most attractive features.

Advertising appearing on the Service may be delivered to users by our advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This is commonly known as Behavioral Advertising. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by The Druze Foundation and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers. To opt out of these or any other third party behavioral advertising, please visit here: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. or by utilizing plug ins.

Personally Identifiable Information and Sharing of Your Personal Information

The Druze Foundation may share your Personal Information only as described below.

Use of the Service: The Site is primarily designed to help you share information with others. This not only includes the information that you provide directly to The Druze Foundation, but also information that you broadcast publicly using the Service. You can control the information that you publicly broadcast.

Information you submit to the Service will be available publicly with the ability to be indexed by search engines. It is your option to share as little or as much as you would like with the knowledge that your Posts can be seen publicly.

Please remember that if you choose to provide personal information using certain features of the Service, that information is available to the wider The Druze Foundation community which may be subject to indexing by third party search engines. Individuals reading this information may use or disclose it to other individuals or entities without our control and without your knowledge. Therefore, we urge you to think carefully about including any specific information you may deem private or other user-inputted content that you create in the Service.
Email Communications:

WE MAY RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION WHEN YOU OPEN AN EMAIL FROM The Druze Foundation IF YOUR COMPUTER SUPPORTS THIS TYPE OF PROGRAM. The Druze Foundation USES THIS CONFIRMATION TO HELP US MAKE EMAILS MORE INTERESTING AND HELPFUL AND IMPROVE OUR SERVICE. IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO RECEIVE EMAIL OR OTHER MAIL FROM US, PLEASE INDICATE BY ‘UNSUBSCRIBING’ AT THE BOTTOM OF RECEIVED EMAIL.

Agents: We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Unless we tell you differently, The Druze Foundation’s agents do not have any right to use Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of Personal Information for the above purposes.

Communication in response to User Submissions: User Submissions are posts submitted by the User. As part of the Service, you will receive The Druze Foundation transactional email and other communication relating to your User Submissions such as a message received in your The Druze Foundation Inbox. You acknowledge and agree that by posting such User Submissions, The Druze Foundation may send you email and other communication that relate to your User Submissions. You can opt out of all of these communications.

Business Transfers

In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if The Druze Foundation, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that The Druze Foundation goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of The Druze Foundation may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this policy.

Protection of The Druze Foundation and Others

We may release Personal Information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with that law; enforce or apply our conditions of use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of The Druze Foundation, our employees, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and risk reduction.
With Your Consent

Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and will be able to prevent the sharing of this information.
Non-Private or Non-Personal Information

For clarity, we may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal information.
Is Personal Information About me Secure?

Your The Druze Foundation Account Personal Information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to prevent unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.

The Druze Foundation endeavors to safeguard user information to ensure that user account information is kept private. However, The Druze Foundation cannot guarantee the security of user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time.
What personal information can I access?

The Druze Foundation allows you to access the following information about you for the purpose of viewing, and in certain situations, updating that information. This list will change as our Service changes. Please note the information, where applicable.

First and Username

Password

Member Type

About me

Country

State

City / Town

The Druze Foundation is specifically geared to an age group that is of Foundation age. The Druze Foundation does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register with The Druze Foundation. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we take steps to remove that information.
DELETING/MODIFYING YOUR ACCOUNT

Should you ever decide to delete or modify your The Druze Foundation account, you may do so by contacting The Druze Foundation at info@theblessingfoundation.com. If you terminate your account, your profile will be removed from the site and deleted from The Druze Foundation’s servers. Because of the way we maintain The Druze Foundation, such deletion may not be immediate, and residual copies of your profile information or posts may remain on backup media for up to ninety (90) days.
What Choices Do I Have?

It is your choice what information you share or do not share with The Druze Foundation Users. While The Druze Foundation will have your university email address, this information need not be available to the Users. It is possible to remain anonymous while using the Site.

If you do not wish to receive email or other mail from us, please indicate by unsubscribing on the emails received or modifying your privacy settings in terms of allowable communications. Please note that if you do not want to receive legal notices from us, such as this Privacy Policy, those legal notices will still govern your use of the The Druze Foundation Service, and you are responsible for reviewing such legal notices for changes.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Druze Foundation may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make material changes in the way we use Personal Information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our Service and sending you an email. Users are bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when he or she uses the Service after such changes have been first noticed. [If you have unsubscribed from all email communications from Us, we will not email you changes to the Privacy Policy. You will still be subject to the Privacy Policy changes.]
Questions or Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy using the Service, please send a detailed message to info@theblessingfoundation.com. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.