Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation (“we” or “us”) built the Tzu Chi Connect App (the “Connect App”) as a free app to facilitate donations to us and grants to those in need (the “Service”). This Service and the Connect App is provided by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation at no cost and is intended for use as is.
Information Collection And Use
We collect information from you (i) when you provide it to us; and (ii) automatically when you use the Connect App or the Service.
The app does use third-party services that may collect information used to identify you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally, identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
We may also collect information on how the Connect App and Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. We may also use one or more “cookies” for those purposes. A cookie is a small file placed on your smartphone. It may be possible to refuse to accept mobile cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your smartphone. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Connect App.
Tracking Via Mixpanel
We use the service Mixpanel for our tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.
We are collecting information via user sessions.
Use of Data
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation uses the collected data for various purposes:
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there.
Disclosure of Data
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
Our single sign-on service. Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication method that enables users to securely authenticate with multiple applications and websites by using just one set of credentials.
Plaid is our service provider technology gateway that connects your financial accounts and share their data with our app. You choose to share your account information through Plaid in order to get access to our services.
Stripe is our payments processor that works to help us accept payments through our app Tzu Chi Connect.
Links To Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Our Service may not be used by anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children have provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from Children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
What is a Privacy Breach
Tzu Chi does not store any confidential data on our server.
A privacy breach occurs when someone accesses information without permission. In the event such an incident occurs, we will follow the industrial Standard Operation Procedure (“SOP”) to mitigate.
By email: [email protected]
By visiting this page on our website: http://www.tzuchi.us/contact