Privacy Policy of changegangs.com

This Application collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

    • Advertising

      • Direct Email Marketing (DEM)

        Personal Data: email address

    • Analytics

      • Display Advertising extension for Google Analytics, Facebook Ads conversion tracking, Google AdWords conversion tracking, Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage data

    • Contacting the User

      • Contact form and Mailing List or Newsletter

        Personal Data: email address and first name

      • Phone contact

        Personal Data: phone number

    • Content commenting

      • Disqus

        Personal Data: Cookies, Usage data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Content performance and features testing (A/B testing)

      • Google Website Optimizer

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage data

    • Displaying content from external platforms

      • YouTube video widget

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage data

    • Handling payments

      • Authorize.Net

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Interaction with external social networks and platforms

      • AddThis, Google+ +1 button and social widgets, Facebook Like button and social widgets, Twitter Tweet button and social widgets and LinkedIn button and social widgets

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage data

    • Interaction with online survey platforms

      • SurveyMonkey Widget

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage data

    • Managing contacts and sending messages

      • AWeber

        Personal Data: email address

    • Managing landing and invitation pages

      • Instapage

        Personal Data: Cookies, email address and Usage data

    • Remarketing and behavioral targeting

      • AdWords Remarketing, Facebook Remarketing and Remarketing through Google Analytics for Display Advertising

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage data

      • Facebook Custom Audience

        Personal Data: Cookies and email address

    • Social features

      • Inviting and suggesting friends

        Personal Data: Various types of Data

      • Public profile

        Personal Data: email address and first name

Further information about Personal Data

    • Change Gangs Membership

      In order to form a Change Gang or become a member of an existing Change Gang, you must create a membership account. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, whether expressly authorized by you or not. You are responsible for keeping your account password secure. You may change your password at any time by updating your Account Profile. In addition, you agree to immediately notify the Company of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. The Company cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section or to secure your account and password, including but not limited to selecting a password that is easily compromised. You are not allowed to use another customer’s account without that customer’s permission. Unless previously notified otherwise, we will assume that anyone visiting our Site with a correct account and password combination is an authorized user of that account. 

      By registering with the Company, you represent that you are of legal age and capacity to enter into a binding contract and are not a person barred by any laws from using the our Site. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself in all required fields of the registration form. If any of your information changes, you agree to update your registration information as soon as possible. If we have reason to suspect that your registration information is not complete, current, or accurate, or that you have otherwise violated this Agreement, your account will be subject to suspension or termination, in our sole discretion, and you may be barred from using our Site.

      Change Gang Accounts

      When a new Change Gang is formed, the Company, will create an internal financial account for that Change Gang. Ten percent (10%) of your Dues will be allocated to the Company’s Community Coin and will be used for administrative costs. The Company will place the remaining amount (Dues minus 10%) in the financial account of the specific Change Gang that you have joined or formed. Change Gang financial accounts are separated for accounting purposes only and the Company will not place the money in separate bank accounts.

      When a Change Gang reaches fifty (50) members, the Company will add $25 each month to that Change Gang account for every month that the active membership remains at fifty or more members. When a Change Gang reaches one hundred (100) members, The Company will donate $50 each month to that Change Gang account for every month that the active membership remains at one hundred or more members. The Company will increase its monthly donation to that Change Gang account by $25 for each additional 50 members in that Change Gang.

      Within ten (10) days of receipt of a Request for Disbursement, the Company will disburse funds from the Change Gang account to the organization that is chosen by the Change Gang to receive the funds.

      The Company will provide financial account balance information to the Gang Leaders on a monthly basis.

      Membership Dues

      All members who form or join a Change Gang will pay $25 per month (“Dues”). After the first thirty days of membership, dues are not refundable. You may, if you choose increase your monthly dues to any amount over $25. Dues will be automatically charged each month to your debit or credit card that you provide to us. You may cancel your membership at any time by providing us notice by no later than ten days before your next monthly payment is scheduled to be charged.

      Operation of Change Gang

      Decisions of each Change Gang will be made in accordance with The Code for Member Gangs of Change Gangs, LLC and the individual Change Gang Constitution.

      Each Change Gang will elect leadership positions in accordance with the Code for Member Gangs of Change Gangs, LLC and the individual Change Gang Constitution.

      Any Active member may nominate an organization to receive funds. Nominations shall follow the most current Nomination Procedures provided by Change Gangs, LLC, the Code for Member Gangs of Change Gangs, LLC and the individual Change Gang Constitution. You are bound by the decisions of your Change Gang as decided by a majority vote. You will not have the individual right to override a majority vote regarding disbursement decisions.

      Emergency Relief Fund

      The Company may, but is not required to allocate a portion of the Community Coin to the Emergency Relief Fund. It is the general intention of the Company to allocate to the Emergency Relief fund all Community Coin that exceeds the expenses of operating the Site. The Company reserves the right to not make, or to defer, such allocations when it is, in the sole discretion of the Company, not in the bests interests of the Site to do so.

      Once each quarter, or by emergency motions made by and voted on by the all members of the Site, the Emergency Relief Fund will be disbursed to an organization chosen by the entire Change Gang community by majority vote.

    • Changes In Terms Of Use

      We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use at any time. We will announce any changes by posting a revised draft of these Terms of Use on the Site. You can determine when these Terms of Use were last revised by referring to the "Last Updated" information contained in these Terms of Use. By continuing to use the Site following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. You agree to review these Terms of Use periodically to be aware of any such changes. Your use of certain services on the Site may be governed by additional rules, which will be available on the Site. By using any service you acknowledge that you have reviewed all rules for the service in question and agree to be bound by them.

We also reserve the right, at any time, to: change or discontinue any content or feature of the Site or any services or products made available through the Site without notice; charge fees in connection with the use of the Site; modify and/or waive any fees charged in connection with the Site; and/or offer opportunities to some or all users of the Site. You agree that we will not be liable for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site or of any service, content, feature or product offered through the Site. Your continued use of the Site after such changes will indicate your acceptance of such changes.

From time to time, in our sole and absolute discretion, without any notice or liability to you, we may change, move or delete portions or features of the Site, or we may add new areas or features to the Site. We may introduce a new service and the fees for that service are effective as of the date that service becomes available on the Site. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are quoted in U.S. dollars and you are responsible for paying all fees associated with using our service and the Site.

    • Site Conduct

      The Site is intended to be used for lawful purposes only. You may have the opportunity to post, transmit or otherwise make available information, opinions, ideas, images or other content on the Site. We reserve the right to remove any content posted on our site for any reason. Decisions as to whether content violates our standards will be made in our sole discretion after we have actual notice of such posting. Without limiting our rights hereunder, we have attempted to provide guidelines to those posting on our site. When using the Site:

You may not post or transmit any material or content on or through the Site:

      that violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others;
      that discloses private personally identifying information of another person that could lead to identity theft;
      that discloses confidential, proprietary information or trade secrets;
      that solicits, encourages, or promotes the use of illegal substances or activities;
      which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, derogatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, fraudulent or tortuous, vulgar, obscene, bigoted or hateful, intimidating, profane, scandalous, pornographic, indecent or otherwise objectionable;
      that is protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or any other proprietary right;
      that expresses or implies that any statements you make are endorsed by us, without our prior written consent; or
      that gives rise to civil or criminal liability, encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offense or otherwise violates any local, state, or federal law.

      You may not post or transmit on or through the Site:

      promotional materials relating to other websites or online services which are competitive with us and/or the Site;
      software or other materials that contain viruses or other programs harmful or disruptive to the Site or other websites;
      political campaign materials; chain letters; mass mailings; spam mail;
      any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, "data mine," or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site or its contents.

      You may not:

      misrepresent who you are or impersonate another person;
      engage in any activity on the Site that restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Site such as "hacking," “hijacking,” "cracking," "spoofing," or defacing any portion of the Site;
      harvest or collect information about Site visitors or members without their express consent;
      use the Site to defame, abuse, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others or for any fraudulent purpose;
      reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of, use of, or access to the Site;
      create a database by systematically downloading and storing Site content;
      frame or mirror any part of the Site without our prior written consent;
      interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Site or the servers or networks used to make the Site available; or violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such networks.

    • User Comments, Feedback and other Submissions

      By submitting, disclosing, posting, transmitting or uploading any files, messages or data or engaging in any other form of communication to or with the Site, you warrant and represent that you are the owner of those communications or that you have all rights necessary to submit, disclose, post, upload, transmit and otherwise use any such communications for your intended purpose. By posting information or content to the Site, you grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to the Company an irrevocable, perpetual, fully-paid, worldwide non-exclusive license to use, copy, perform, display and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.

      We do not and cannot review all materials posted to the Site by users and we are not responsible for any such materials posted by users. However, we reserve the right at all times to disclose any information necessary to satisfy any law, regulation, government request or court order to edit, refuse to post or to remove information or materials in whole or in part, that in our sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of this Agreement or as otherwise required by law or court order.

    • Copyrights, Trademarks and other Intellectual Property Rights

      All materials, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, text, software, graphics, videos, music and sound that are part of the Site are protected by U.S. and state copyright laws, international treaties and other intellectual property laws. All copyrighted or trademarked material or other intellectual property used on the Site is owned by us or others who have given us permission to use their protected intellectual property. The Site as a whole is also protected by copyright law and is owned by us. 

The materials on the Site, and the Site as a whole, are intended solely for your personal, noncommercial use. You may download or copy the downloadable materials displayed on the Site for your personal use only. No right, title or interest in any downloaded materials or software is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading or copying. You may not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works of, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the intellectual property on the Site, the Site as a whole, or any related software without the prior written permission of the Company or the owner of that intellectual property. Further, you may not frame any of the Site content, deep-link to the Site, trespass or scrape the Site with automated agents without prior written consent of The Company.

      If you believe any of the content on our Site infringes the intellectual property rights of another, you may send us a notice of alleged infringement that complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Please see our DMCA Notice for more information.

    • Limited Warranty/Disclaimer of Liability

      THIS SITE AND ITS CONTENTS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, TITLE, CURRENCY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL PROVIDED BY OR THROUGH THIS SITE, AND THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOUR USE OF OUR SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ALL NECESSARY SERVICING OR REPAIRS OF ANY EQUIPMENT YOU USE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE, AND THAT THE COMPANY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

      IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY, OR ANY PARENT, SUBSIDIARY, AFFILIATE, DIRECTOR, OFFICER, EMPLOYEE, LICENSOR, DISTRIBUTOR, SUPPLIER, AGENT, RESELLER, OWNER, SUCCESSOR-IN-INTEREST OR OPERATOR OF CHANGE GANGS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SITE, (IV) ANY VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION. 

The Site may contain hyperlinks to web sites operated by parties other than the Company, which are provided for reference only. We do not control such web sites are not responsible for their contents or operation. Your use of such web sites is entirely at your own risk.

    • Third-Party Content and Services Provided by Members

      The Site contains content supplied by parties other than the Company. Any opinions, advice, judgments, statements, services, offers or other information or content expressed or made available by such third parties, are those of the respective author(s) and not of the Company. The Company makes no guarantees to the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any content, nor its merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

    • Indemnification

      You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Company and our directors, officers, employees, agents and shareholders, and defend any action brought against us or them with respect to any claim, demand, cause of action, debt or liability, including but not limited to reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees, arising out of the use of our site, or the violation of any of the provisions of this Agreement, by you or anyone accessing our Site under your account.

    • Governing Law and Jurisdiction

      This Agreement is entered into in the State of Colorado and is governed by the laws of the State of Colorado and by the federal laws of the United States, without reference to conflict of laws principles. You agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Larimer County, Colorado, to adjudicate any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement or your use of our Site. You also expressly consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Larimer County, Colorado, for any such action.

    • General Provisions

      If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be stricken from this Agreement and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. Our failure to act with respect to any breach of this Agreement by you is not a waiver of our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. You may not assign or transfer this Agreement or your rights hereunder, and any attempt to do so is void. The Company shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform resulting directly or indirectly from any causes beyond its control. You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations relating to your access to and use of the Site. This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any prior understandings or agreements with respect to such subject matter.

    • Termination

      The Company may terminate your use of the Site or your membership in a Virtual Giving Circle, at any time, in our sole discretion. Upon any such termination, your right to use the Site or membership in your Virtual Giving Circle will immediately cease. You agree that any termination of your access to or use of the Site or membership in your Virtual Giving Circle may be effected without prior notice.

    • Other Sites or Companies

      For your convenience, the Company may provide links on the Site to websites that are not operated by the Company. The Company may also provide information regarding other companies, including charitable organizations. These links or information do not mean that the Company endorses, approves or sponsors the linked sites or any information, products or services contained on those sites. The Company is not liable for any damage that might result from your use of the information, products or services obtained.

    • No Agency

      There is no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship intended or created by this Agreement.

    • Access to the Web Site

      This Agreement grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive license to access the Site for your own personal or business use. You may not sub-license your rights to a third party, and this license does not extend to any collection, aggregation, copying, duplication, display or derivative use of the Site nor any use of data mining or similar data gathering and extraction tools for any purpose unless expressly permitted by the Company. A limited exception is provided to general purpose internet search engines and non-commercial public archives that use such tools to gather information for the sole purpose of displaying hyperlinks to this Site, provided they each do so from a stable IP address or range of IP addresses using an easily identifiable agent.

    • Entire Agreement; Waiver; Heading

      This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Company pertaining to the Site and Service and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations, and understandings between us. No waiver of any of the provisions of this Agreement by the Company shall be deemed, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other provision, whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by the Company. The subject headings of this Agreement are included for convenience only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of any of its provisions.

    • Digital Millennium Copyright Act Compliance Notice

      The Company will process notices of alleged infringement that it receives and will take appropriate actions as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “DMCA”) and other applicable intellectual property laws. Pursuant to the DMCA, notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to the Company’s designated agent.

      To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the following information (DMCA, 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3)):
      Physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
      Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
      Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the Company to locate the material;
      Information reasonably sufficient to permit the Company to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
      A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
      A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

    • 18 Years or Older Only

      We take Children’s Privacy very seriously. You must be eighteen (18) years or older to use this site or to be a member of a Virtual Giving Circle. Due to the age restrictions of this web site, none of the information obtained by this web site falls within the Child Online Privacy Act (COPA). However, if your minor child has provided us with personally identifiable information, you may contact us at the mailing address listed in this document if you want this information deleted from our records. We will then make reasonable efforts to remove your child’s information from the database that stores the information.

    • Data Security

      All information collected from you is stored in a technically and physically secure environment. We use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, and we do everything we can to protect user information offline. Unfortunately, no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we take reasonable measures to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of the information that you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

    • Privacy Policy

      Change Gangs: Virtual Giving Circles, Inc. does not share any personal information or email address with outside third parties other than those trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business and servicing our clients and visitors. These trusted third parties agree to keep any and all personal information, including email address, confidential and agree to abide by this same privacy policy. By providing Change Gangs: Virtual Giving Circles, Inc. your email address, you authorize Change Gangs: Virtual Giving Circles, Inc. to share that information with its trusted third parties, and you authorize those trusted third parties to use your email to provide you with information pertinent to that business or organization.

      Trusted Third Party. A Trusted Third Party is defined as a business or organization that has entered into an express, written agreement with Change Gangs: Virtual Giving Circles, Inc., and shall have expressly agreed in writing to abide by the Change Gangs’ Privacy Policy.

      Ability to Opt-out. You may restrict Change Gangs: Virtual Giving Circles, Inc.s’ internal external use and/or sharing of your personal information, including email address, by contacting Change Gangs: Virtual Giving Circles, Inc. using the contact information at the end of this section. You may opt-out at any time, and the option to opt-out applies to both online and offline donors. Please include your full name, address, phone number, and e-mail address in your opt-out request, and indicate how you would like to restrict the use of your information.

    • Selling goods and services online

      The Personal Data collected are used to provide the User with services or to sell goods, including payment and possible delivery.

      The Personal Data collected to complete the payment may include the credit card, the bank account used for the transfer, or any other means of payment envisaged. The kind of Data collected by this Application depends on the payment system used.

Contact information

    • Data owner

      Sharon Lipinski Change Gangs: Virtual Giving Circles, Inc 1041 Via Real Loveland, CO 80537

      Owner contact email: sharon@changegangs.com