Effective Date: September 1, 2017
This Policy describes how we treat personal information on the websites where it is located. It also includes mobile versions of these sites. This Policy does not apply to the websites and practices of Aflac Incorporated and the Aflac group of insurance companies, or their subsidiaries or affiliates. For more information about the practices of these entities, click here.
We collect information from and about you.
We may collect contact information. For example, we might collect your name and email address if you make a purchase or a donation on our site. We might also collect your email address and phone number.
We may collect payment information. For example, we collect your payment card information if you make a purchase or a donation.
We may collect information you submit. For example, we collect information when you contact us, make a purchase, or make a donation.
We may collect demographic information. We may collect information like your gender and age. We may also collect your zip code. We might collect this when you contact us or make a purchase.
We collect other usage information. If you use our website, we may collect information about the browser you're using. We might also look at what site you came from, or what pages you visit on our site.
We collect information in different ways.
We collect information directly from you. For example, if you make a donation or purchase a product. We may collect information if you contact us or sign up for our emails.
We collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like browser cookies and web beacons. We may do this on our websites and in emails that we send to you. We collect information about users over time when you use this website. We may have third parties collect personal information this way. Learn more about these tools, and how you can control them here.
We get information about you from third parties. For example, our business partners may give us information about you. Our business partners include Aflac, Inc. Social media platforms may also give us information about you. We may receive information from a friend or family member if they make a donation in honor of a loved one.
We use information as disclosed and described here.
We use information to respond to your requests or questions. For example, we might use your information to respond to your questions or feedback. We may also use your information to communicate with you about a donation or our programs. We might also contact you about this Policy or our website Terms.
We use information to improve our products and services. We might use your information to customize your experience with us. We may also use your information to improve our website.
We use information for security purposes. We may use your information to protect our company and our donors. We also use information to protect our websites and platforms.
We use information for marketing purposes. For example, we might provide you with information about new products and special offers. We might also use your information to serve you ads about products and offers. We might tell you about new features or updates. These might be third party offers or products we think you might find interesting. If you register with us, we'll enroll you in our email newsletter. To learn about your choices for these communications, read the "You have certain choices" section below.
We use your information as otherwise permitted by law or as we may notify you.
We may share information with third parties.
We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we share information with vendors who send emails or process payments for us. We may also share information with companies that run a program or operate our website.
We will share information with our business partners. For example, we may share your information with Aflac Incorporated and the Aflac group of insurance companies. We may also share your information with third parties who co-sponsor a promotion or fundraising campaign. These partners may send you information about events and products by mail or email.
We will share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests it. We might share information if we are investigating potential fraud. This might include fraud we think has happened during a sweepstakes or promotion. Or we may share your information if you are the winner of a sweepstakes or other contest with anyone who requests a winner's list.
We may share information with a successor to all or part of our business. For example, if part of our business is sold we may include our customer list as part of that transaction.
We may share information for other reasons we may describe to you.
You have certain choices about how we use your information.
You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails. To stop receiving our promotional emails, follow the instructions in any promotional message you get from us. Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, we will still send you transactional messages. These include responses to your questions and communications about your donations.
These sites are not intended for children.
Our sites are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, you can email us at email@example.com. You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this Policy. Please mark your inquiries "COPPA Information Request." Parents, you can learn more about how to protect children's privacy on-line here.
We use standard security measures.
The Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our sites will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords.
We may link to other sites or have third party services on our sites we don't control.
If you click on a third party link, you will be taken to a website or platform we do not control. This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of that website or platform. Read other companies' privacy policies carefully. We are not responsible for these third parties.
Feel free to contact us if you have more questions.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also write to us or call at:
The Aflac Foundation, Inc.
1932 Wynnton Road
Columbus, GA 31999
From time to time we may change our privacy policies. We will notify you of any material changes to our Policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our website. Please check our site periodically for updates.