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Privacy Policy


Welcome to CharitySub! The CharitySub website and service are provided by CharitySub, Inc. (“CharitySub”, “we” “us” or “our”). At CharitySub, we respect and protect your privacy and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly.

This Privacy Policy provides details about how your personal information is collected and used for the www.charitysub.org web site (the “Website”). CharitySub provides a free subscription that allows users to make a donation to a different organization (each a “Featured Charity”) each month. Access to the Website is provided pursuant to the Terms of Service accessible at our web site.

This privacy policy covers only information that is collected through the Website and does not cover websites to which we link.

Notice of Information We Collect And How We Use It

Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. This allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customize our service to make your experience safer and easier. We only collect personal information about you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.

In general, our collection and use of information is as follows:

Information We Collect About Anonymous Visitors

We automatically track certain information based upon your use of the Website. We use this information to do internal research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our community.

Log Files

Like many Web sites, we automatically gather certain information about our Website traffic and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the Website, to track users’ movements around the Website and to gather demographic information about our user base. We do not link this automatically collected data to personally identifiable information. We may use a third-party tracking service that uses log files to track non-personally identifiable information about visitors to the Website in the aggregate. This service capture’s usage and volume statistics to monitor and track any illicit behavior on the Website.


We use cookies expressly for managing user’s browser and mobile sessions for the convenience of the user. Some of our business partners (e.g., advertisers) may also use cookies. We have no access to or control over cookies used on third party sites or links. See “Third Party Advertisers” below. The acceptance and storage of cookies can be managed through your browser’s security settings. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site, such as contests or surveys, will be limited.

Information We Collect To Respond To Your Choices and Requests


In order to use some features of this Website, you must first subscribe to the CharitySub service. During registration you are required complete the registration form and create a user name and password and are required to give truthful contact information (such as name and email address) in accordance with our terms of use http://www.charitysub.org/privacy. We use this information to contact you about the services on our site in which you have expressed interest.


If you make a donation through our Website, we request certain personally identifiable information from you on our order form. You must provide contact information (such as name, email, and mailing address) and financial information (such as a credit card number and expiration date).

We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.

We collect information about your commercial behavior. We also collect other users’ comments about you in our feedback area.

If you establish a credit account with us to pay the fees we charge, we may collect some additional information, such as tracking information from checks or money orders.

Application Forms for Financial Products or Services

If you subscribe to make a monthly donation on our Website, we require that you provide certain personally identifiable information, including your name, address, phone number and credit card number. This information is necessary to process your application and to contact you.

Surveys or Contests

We may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and mailing address) and demographic information.

We use this information to notify contest winners and award prizes, to monitor site traffic, or to personalize the site (in the case of anonymous information collected in surveys).

We may partner with third parties to offer you surveys, contests, products and services on our Website or though our services. When you participate in such surveys or contests, or purchase such products and services, you authorize us to share information about you, including personally identifiable information, with such third parties. If you have any questions or concerns regarding how such third parties use your information, please consult the applicable third party’s privacy policy. You agree that we will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage incurred in connection with our partnership with such third parties, their activities on our Website, and the sharing of your information with such third parties.


If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. CharitySub does not store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program.

Your friend may contact us at support@charitysub.org to request that we remove this information from our database.


If you choose to post messages in our chat rooms or other public message areas or leave feedback for other users, we will collect the information you post. We retain this information as necessary to resolve disputes, provide customer support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law. We reserve the right to terminate the accounts of visitors who use these services in a manner inconsistent with the terms of use.

Communication from Us or the Website

Special Offers and Updates

We will occasionally send you information on products, services, special deals, and promotions. You can sign up for these emails from us on our registration page.

Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out.”


If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out” section.

Service-Related Announcements

We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email.

Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.

Customer Service

Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you a welcome email. We will communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes. You may contact customer service at support@charitysub.org.

ID and Address Verification

We use a third party to verify your identity and address for mailing purposes.

Conditions Under Which We Share Information

Aggregate Information (Non-Personally Identifiable)

We share aggregated demographic information about our user base with our partners and advertisers. This information does not identify individual users.

We do not link aggregate user data with personally identifiable information.

Personally Identifiable Information Except as discussed below, we do not share Personally Identifiable Information with Third Parties.


We use an outside credit card processing company to bill you for your donation. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes.

Third Party Advertisers

The ads appearing on this Website are delivered to users by our advertising partner. We share web site usage information about users with our advertising partner for the purpose of targeting our Internet banner advertisements on this site.

Our advertising partner may use cookies and clear GIFs on the Website, which allow it to recognize a user’s cookie when a user visits the Website. The information that our advertising partner collects and shares through this technology is not personally identifiable.

For more information about our third-party advertiser, or to learn more about the choices available to you regarding this anonymous information, please contact support@charitysub.org.

Legal Disclaimer

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights; to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on us or the Website; or in connection with an actual or proposed corporate transaction or insolvency proceeding involving all or part of the business or asset to which the information pertains.


We provide you the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. For example, if you purchase a product/service but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you can indicate your preference on our order form.

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at support@charitysub.org.

Links to Other Websites

The Website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by CharitySub. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy policies of such other sites.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Website and to read the privacy policies of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.

This privacy policy applies only to information collected by the Website.

Access to Personally Identifiable Information

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by making the change on our member information page or by emailing our Customer Support at support@charitysub.org or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below.


The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We use a third party payment service in lieu of directly processing your credit card information. The payment service adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including:

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can email us at support@charitysub.org

Changes in this Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post changes to this privacy policy and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make changes that materially affect our uses or disclosures of personally identifiable information that we have previously collected, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at: support@charitysub.org Effective Date: December 30, 2011.