Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

ONEArmenia shares your concern about the protection of your personal information online. This policy describes what personal data we collect, how we use it, and what your rights are.

In a nutshell, we collect information when you visit our website, sign up to our newsletter, and donate. We use that information to improve our website, to update you on the impact of your donations, and inform you about current or upcoming projects.

We will not trade, share, or sell your personal data with anyone. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at contact@onearmenia.org.

INTRODUCTION

ONEArmenia, Inc. ("OneArmenia", "we", "us" or "our") shares your concern about the protection of your personal information online. This Privacy Policy and Terms of Use ("Policy") details our practices regarding the privacy of personal information we collect online, and regarding our content and online relationship with you in connection with our online properties, including, without limitation, www.onearmenia.org (our "Website").

It describes the privacy practices we undertake, the data we collect, how we secure that data, and how long we retain that data. It also includes the terms of use governing our Website. By using our Website, you agree to abide by the terms of this Policy. This Policy applies regardless of how you access our Website - whether by personal computers, mobile devices or through other means.

This Policy applies to information collected by ONEArmenia Inc (United States) and ONEArmenia NGO (Armenia) through all our channels, including our Website, and both offline and online donations.

The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is a European Regulation concerning the use and processing of personal information. We are committed to processing your information in compliance with the GDPR upon its effectiveness on May 25, 2018.

BY VISITING OUR WEBSITE, YOU CONSENT TO OUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US OR THAT WE COLLECT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS POLICY, DO NOT VISIT OR USE THIS WEBSITE.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT & TRACK

Website Visitors

ONEArmenia collects and retains the following information about Website visitors: personal information that individual visitors provide when interacting on our Website, such as IP addresses, operating systems or browser ID.

If you sign up to our newsletter through our Website, we will collect and retain your name, email address, and country of residence.

If you contact ONEArmenia, we may keep a record of your correspondence, including any Information contained therein.

The tracking data we record includes, without limitation, Information regarding the number and frequency of users to our Website, the Websites that users access before and after they visit our Website, the Internet software used by our users to access our Website, and our users' IP addresses and Internet service providers.

Donors

ONEArmenia collects and retains the following information when you make a donation: (ii) name, email address, billing address, as well as comments and dedication messages that you may write (collectively "Information"). Credit card information is also collected, but it's not retained.

It is up to you whether or not you want to provide us with Information. When we ask you to provide Information, you can decline and still visit our Website to learn more about us and what we do. However, if you choose not to provide Information to us, you may be unable to contribute to our mission.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

The Information that we collect and that you provide to us is used for our purposes and the purpose for which you provide it, including, without limitation:

  • to provide you information about OneArmenia programs and activities
  • to provide access to content related to Armenia and the Armenian world at large
  • to provide updates on how the donations are used
  • to respond to your requests or correspondence.

This provides OneArmenia with a lawful basis to collect and retain your Information and to analyze it.

We use certain tracking data for several purposes, including, without limitation, for load balancing metrics and to create reports on user demographics and Website traffic patterns. The reports that are generated from tracking data are used for a variety of purposes, including, for example, improving our Website and our services.

We will not sell your Information or provide it to third parties for our own financial gain. Nevertheless, we may employ third party agents or third party service providers to operate our Website and/or to perform functions on our behalf, such as processing donations or store purchases, sending mail and e-mail, and analyzing data or other administrative tasks. These third parties have access to the Information needed to perform their functions. We attempt to limit such third parties to using the Information that is shared with them solely for the purpose of providing such services, however, we cannot be responsible for such third parties' use of Information not in compliance with this Policy.

Some of the third parties with whom we work include:

  • Mailchimp (Email Provider)
  • Classy.org (Donations Platform)
  • Paypal (Payment Processor)
  • Network For Good (Donor Database)

HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS PROTECTED

We take reasonable precautions to protect your Information from loss, misuse or alteration. Personally identifiable information is stored on our server and is not publicly accessible. Further, personally identifiable information is only accessed by our employees on a "need to know" basis. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Additionally, sensitive data such as credit card numbers are encrypted using SSL and other industry standard measures, to provide an additional level of security.

Please note that no system is fully secure. Therefore, we encourage you to take all appropriate security measures when providing us with Information - such as using and limiting access to your credit card and banking information and access to your computers, personal electronic devices and web browsers.

RETENTION AND DELETION OF YOUR INFORMATION

We keep your Information only as long as necessary to support our mission. As set forth above, you have various rights with respect to the retention of your Information, including, but not limited to, the right to request that we delete your Information (by writing to us at the physical address or email address supplied below). We will honor your request, unless we are legally allowed or required to maintain your Information - such as to (a) process any outstanding or unresolved charitable donation, (b) meet our legal, tax, audit or accounting obligations, (c) comply with legal process or court order, and/or (d) protect the rights, property, security or safety of ONEArm, Website users or the public; (e) respond to an emergency and/or (f) confirm your identity.

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

We will not disclose any personally identifiable information to third parties, except (i) to parties who perform services for us, such as sending you mail or e-mail, web hosting, donation processing and other similar services; (ii) when we believe that such disclosure is required by law; (iii) to enforce this Policy; (iv) to protect the rights, property, security or safety of ONEArmenia, Website users or the public; (v) to respond to an emergency; or (vi) as otherwise stated in this Policy.

Your name and comments shall appear automatically under the campaign you have donated to, unless you have expressly stated otherwise, opting for your donation to be anonymous. Your name, e-mail and amount of donation shall be shared with the third party who was invited to match your donation.

COOKIES

Like most websites, our servers automatically collect certain technical information when you visit our Website, including your IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your visit, the referring URL, and, if you have visited our Website before, one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

We also collect information about your activities on our Website, such as the pages you access. In order to collect this information, our Website places a cookie on your hard drive. We analyze this information using tools such as Google Analytics.

Our goal in using cookies is to constantly improve the user experience on our website, understand the channels that lead visitors to our website, and work to increase traffic to our website.

We cannot control or be held responsible for third parties' privacy practices and content. If you click on a link to a third-party website, any Information that you provide will not be covered by this Policy. Please read any applicable privacy policies of the third-party website to find out how they collect and process your Information.

CONTENT

Ownership Of Content

Our Website includes a combination of content that we, our users and other third parties create (collectively, the "Content"). Except as noted on our Website, all of the Content available through our Website, including, but not limited to, written content, interface design and layout, photographs, graphics, images, illustrations, marks, logos, sound or video clips, software code and animation, is trademarked or copyright protected.

Except as noted on our Website, you may not use, store, display, modify, reproduce, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, or in any way exploit any of the materials or Content on our Website (including, for the avoidance of doubt, Content provided by our users) in whole or in part.

If you would like to request permission to use any of the Content on our Website, please contact us at contact@onearmenia.org.

Posting Content

When you choose to leave a comment, or a dedication message, upon making a donation, you are posting publicly on our Website. You are solely responsible for all materials, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, that you submit, upload, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available on our Website ("Your Content").

You represent and warrant that Your Content does not violate any right of any third party, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity. You further represent and warrant that Your Content will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malicious code that could in any way affect the operation of our Website or any computer that connects to our Website.

You may not use false or misleading contact information, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead ONEArmenia or its service providers.

You should be aware that Your Content may be read, collected or used by other Website visitors. We are not responsible for the third party use of Your Content.

We have the right, but not the obligation, to remove any Content posted to our Website by users that may, in our sole discretion, violate this Policy or that is otherwise, in our sole opinion, objectionable.

Grant Of License

You represent and warrant that you are the author of Your Content, that you own all intellectual property rights in and to Your Content and that no third party is entitled to any compensation or other payment in connection to exploitation by ONEArmenia of Your Content. ONEArmenia and its service providers will treat such content posted, transmitted or submitted by you as non-confidential and non-proprietary information.

Upon posting, submitting or transmitting Your Content on or through our Website, you grant ONEArmenia a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive license, with the right to sublicense, use, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, transfer, transmit, distribute, and publish Your Content and subsequent versions of Your Content for any and all purposes.

For example, we often directly quote donor comments on Social Media and create visual graphics based on them, to encourage others to donate as well.

Please do not send us or post any creative ideas or any other plans or proposals that you would like to keep confidential and proprietary. You agree that any information that you provide us will be covered by the license granted herein.

DISCLAIMERS

We disclaim any responsibility for the deletion, the failure to store, the misdelivery, or the untimely delivery of any information or material submitted to or transmitted through our Website.

WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO OUR WEBSITE, ANY CONTENT, OR ANY OF THE SERVICES, TOOLS OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOU WILL ASSUME THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND THE PERFORMANCE OF OUR WEBSITE AND THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ITS CONTENT.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

ONEArmenia and its officers, directors, employees, agents, service providers, and licensors (collectively, the "ONEArmenia Parties") shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, resulting from the use or the inability to use our Website and services or resulting from any information or services obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through our Website or resulting from unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions of data, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, use, data or other intangibles, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.

If you are dissatisfied with any portion of our Website, or with this Policy, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this Website.

Compliance With Laws

We reserve the right to disclose any Information to comply with any law, regulation, decree, judgment, order, subpoena or any other governmental order ("Order") without any obligation to contest or verify the accuracy of such Order.

Waiver Of Jury Trial

THE PARTIES HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY AND ALL RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY LEGAL PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY.

Injunctive Relief

You acknowledge that any use of our Website except as expressly permitted by this Policy will cause irreparable injury for which monetary damages would not be sufficient, and you consent to entry of immediate and permanent injunctive relief with respect to such unauthorized use.

Indemnification

By utilizing our Website and/or submitting Your Content, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold the ONEArmenia Parties harmless from and against any and all liability, losses, costs, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred by any ONEArmenia Party in connection with any claim, including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, violation of rights of publicity and/or privacy, copyright infringement, or trademark infringement arising out of your use of our Website; any use or alleged use of your accounts or your passwords by any person, whether or not authorized by you; Your Content; your connection to our Website; your violation of this Policy; or your violation of the rights of any other person or entity.

We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims.

Termination

ONEArmenia may suspend or terminate any user's access to all or part of our Website without notice or recourse, for any conduct that ONEArmenia, in its sole discretion, believes is in violation of any applicable law or of this Policy or is harmful to the interests of another user, a service provider, ONEArmenia or its affiliates.

Governing Law

By visiting or using our Website and/or by submitting Your Content, you agree that the laws of the State of New York, without regard to principles of conflicts of law, will govern this Policy and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and ONEArmenia. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to any use of our Website will be filed only in the state or federal courts located in New York County and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.

Site Directed At United States Visitors

Our Website is targeted at and intended for users residing in the United States. Given the global nature of the Internet and ONEArmenia services, our Website may be accessed by users residing outside of the United States. We make no representations or warranties that our Website is appropriate or available for use in countries outside of the United States. Users who choose to access our Website from outside of the United States do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with any and all local laws and regulations that may apply to such access.

If you are located outside of the United States, your Information will be transferred to the United States. By accessing our Website and by submitting your Information, you consent to its transfer and storage in the United States and its use by us as provided for herein.

INFORMATION ABOUT CHILDREN

We are pleased when young people visit our Website to learn about ONEArmenia and how they can help. We are also concerned about the privacy protection of children who access the Internet, and we comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Accordingly, our Website is not intended for use by anyone under the age of 13 without the supervision of a parent or guardian, and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under 13 years of age) without the consent of parent or guardian.

If you are under the age of 13 (or otherwise under the applicable age limit of your country), please do not submit any personally identifiable information to us. You may rely on your parent or guardian to assist you.

If you are a parent of a child under the applicable age limit for consent in your country and become aware that your child has provided Information to us, please contact us by email at contact@onearmenia.org so that we can either (a) gain your consent to the collection of the Information or (b) receive your instructions to delete the Information.

If we learn that we have collected Information from a child without the consent of a parent or guardian, we will take all reasonable steps to delete the Information in the absence of contrary written instruction from such parent or guardian.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

When we make material changes to this Policy, we will provide you with a notice as appropriate under the circumstances by displaying a prominent notice within our Website or by sending you an email (if we have your email address). We may notify you in advance. Please be sure to read any such notice carefully. You can tell that this Policy has been updated by checking the last revised date posted on the top of this page. Your continued use of our Website following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will mean that you accept those changes.

YOUR RIGHTS

We are committed to honoring your right to privacy. With this in mind, it is important that we inform you of certain rights available to you with respect to the Information that you provide to us.

  • Right to Access - your right to be informed of and request access to your Information;
  • Right to Rectification - your right to request that we amend or update your Information where it is inaccurate or incomplete;
  • Right to Erasure - your right to request that we delete your Information;
  • Right to Restrict - your right to request that we temporarily or permanently stop processing all or some of your Information;
  • Right to Object - your right to object to your Information being processed for direct marketing purposes;
  • Right to Data Portability - your right to request a copy of your Information in electronic format and the corresponding right to transmit that Information for use elsewhere; and
  • Right not to be Subject to Automated Decision-Making - the right to not be subject to a decision based solely on automated decision making, including profiling, where the decision would have a legal effect on you or produce a similarly significant effect.

It is important that you understand these rights and know that you are free to exercise each of them with respect to your Information. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at contact@onearmenia.org. In your request, please indicate (a) what Information is concerned, and (b) which of the above rights you would like to enforce.

How You Can Update or Correct Your Information

You can contact us at any time by email or mail at the addresses provided below if you have any questions or concerns regarding our Website or this Policy, or wish to seek access to, update, correct, or delete your Information.

Our physical addresses:

  • In the United States: OneArmenia Inc, c/o WeWork, 520 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
  • In Armenia: ONEArmenia, Impact Hub, 2/2 Melik Adamyan Street, Yerevan 0010, Armenia

Our email: contact@onearmenia.org