Serving the Children of the World®
Kiwanis International, Inc.
Effective November 14, 2012
(collectively and individually referred to herein as the “Website”), which are operated by or for Kiwanis International, Inc. (collectively, “Kiwanis,” “we,” “our,” or “us”). The Website allows users to find out more about Kiwanis and its activities, and, in some cases, to participate in interactive activities on the Website. The Website is only for private, informational and entertainment purposes.
Please read the information below to learn more about our data collection policies and practices.
Types Of Information That May Be Collected
How Information Is Collected
How We Use The Information Collected
With Whom Your Information May Be Shared
Links To Other Websites
A Special Note For Parents Concerning Privacy
Correcting/Updating Personal Information
TYPES OF INFORMATION THAT MAY BE COLLECTED
Information You Provide Us
: When you visit certain portions of the Website, we may ask you to provide us with specific information, including:
contact information, such as your name, mailing address, email address or phone number;
unique identifiers such as your username and password;
demographic information such as your age, education, occupation and gender;
financial information to complete a transaction, such as your credit card number or similar information; and
your friends’ name and email address for sharing specific invitations or information (forward to a friend or “share” features).
Site Usage Information
: We may receive and store certain types of Internet usage information whenever you visit the Website, such as your landing page, order of pages viewed, and other click stream data. See “IP Addresses and Click Stream Data” section below.
HOW INFORMATION IS COLLECTED
: In order to participate in certain features of the Website, such as receiving electronic versions of Kiwanis newsletters, magazines, postcards, notices, alerts and invitations, you may be asked to complete a registration form and provide personally identifiable information; you will also be asked to choose a username and password and possibly establish your electronic communications preference profile in order to take advantage of the features located on these restricted portions of the Website. Registration is voluntary; however, you do have to register in order to participate in these portions of the Website. Registration requires the disclosure of certain personal information to us; however, you can control how we use that information by updating your electronic communications preference profile.
We use the Blue Hornet (High Road Solutions) to distribute our electronic communications. You may change your electronic communication preferences by editing your email preference profile at
. Please also use this link to edit profile preferences at any time and unsubscribe (opt out).
By providing your email address, you are opting in to receive information from Kiwanis International and its family of programs. You may choose not to receive these kinds of emails by opting out (unsubscribing), changing your email notification settings, or adjusting preferences in your subscription profile. By providing your friends’ email addresses, you acknowledge that you have their permission to do so.
IP Addresses and Click-Stream Data
: We may collect Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses and/or click-stream data. An IP address is a number associated with the service through which you access the Internet, like your ISP (Internet service provider) or your company. Standing alone, your IP address is not personally identifiable information. However, we may combine this information with personally identifiable information. Click-stream data is information collected by our computers when you request certain pages from the Website. Click-stream data may include such information as the page viewed, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page view and other such non-personal information. When analyzed, this data helps us analyze how visitors arrive at the Website, what type of content is most popular, what type of visitors in the aggregate are interested in particular kinds of content and advertising, and the like.
: If you conduct a financial transaction on our Website, such as buying merchandise, we will ask you to complete an order form that will request certain information from you, including contact information, demographic information and financial information. We will use this information to complete the transaction that you have requested, i.e., to deliver the information, products or other services that you order, and to send you an invoice (if necessary). For your protection, such information is collected and processed through encrypted means.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED
As applicable, the information you provide to us may also be used to:
contact you about the Website;
contact you about Kiwanis organizations in your geographic area;
contact you relating to your membership or user status;
confirm or fulfill an order you have made;
send you print or electronic publications about Kiwanis;
monitor or improve the use of the Website;
maintain website security; and
extend an email invitation to your friends to participate in interactive activities on the Website.
WITH WHOM THE INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED
At times, we may share your personal information with others for various purposes. The following outlines the ways in which your information may be shared with others and the ways in which you may opt-out of having your information shared:
: We may employ other businesses, certain services and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders, sending email, Website analysis, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. They may have access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their specified functions, but may not use it for their own purposes, such as sending you or your friends marketing offers about their products or services.
For concerns regarding your personal information, please contact a Member Services representative at
, 1-800-549-2647 (US and Canada), or 317-875-8755, ext 411 worldwide.
Administrative or Legal Process
: Your personal information may be transferred to third parties without notice to you in order to comply with applicable law, law enforcement agencies, to protect our rights, or protect the rights of other users of the Website.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
We use reasonable measures to protect personally identifiable information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to such information to those employees and agents who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. However, please note that we cannot guarantee the security of this information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time. For additional information about the security measures we use on the Website, please contact us at
A SPECIAL NOTE FOR PARENTS CONCERNING PRIVACY
We do not collect any personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13) on the Website. If in the future, we decide to collect personally identifiable information from children, we will do so in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (15 U.S.C. 6501 et seq.) including, without limitation, obtaining necessary parental consent.
CORRECTING/UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION
If your personally identifiable information changes (such as your email address or zip code), we provide a way to correct or update the personal data you have provided to us. This can be done by your club secretary through the Member Management function in the KiwanisOne member resource website at
, or by submitting changes in writing (via email or letter) to Kiwanis International at
or 3636 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268 USA.
We use the Blue Hornet (High Road Solutions) to distribute our electronic magazines and email newsletters and e-cards. You may change your electronic communication preferences by editing your email preference profile at
For questions regarding your membership or personal information in our database, please contact a Member Services representative at
, 1-800-549-2647 (US and Canada), or 317-875-8755, ext 411 worldwide.
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