OVERVIEW

The Global Network of Religions for Children is funded and guided by Arigatou International with the advice of a group of volunteer coordinators located around the world (collectively, “GNRC”). This notice describes GNRC’s privacy policy as it pertains to the web pages located at www.gnrc.net and all of its subdomains (the “Website”). We may from time-to-time revise this privacy policy, and the date of last revision will be available at the bottom of this page, so please be sure to check back periodically.

By using the Website, you are acknowledging and accepting this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Website after changes have been posted to the Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT

GNRC may ask for and collect from you personally identifiable and other information at certain points throughout the Website. Depending on the information and/or services you request, you may be asked to provide your name, email address and other information.

In addition to the information you knowingly provide, GNRC collects the domain names and IP addresses of its visitors, along with usage statistics (e.g., types of web browsers and operating systems used) and browsing history. This data is used to operate more efficiently the Website, promote our mission and administer the Website. GNRC may combine this information with the personally identifiable and other information it collects.

HOW GNRC USES YOUR INFORMATION

GNRC may use your information:

  • To provide you with personalized content.
  • To process and respond to inquiries.
  • For the purposes for which you provided the information.
  • To improve the content and navigability of the Website.
  • To alert you about new features, special events and important announcements, and to solicit donations.
  • To enforce the Terms of Use.

INFORMATION SHARING WITH THIRD PARTIES

GNRC may disclose your personally identifiable and other information to another entity (i) for purposes of outsourcing one or more of the functions described in the previous section; (ii) to confirm or update information provided by you; and/or (iii) to inform you of important information. GNRC may disclose your information to the volunteer coordinators to assist with  coordination of GNRC activities. We may also share your information in response to a subpoena, legal order or official request, when we believe you have acted in violation of the Terms of Use, or when we believe that doing so may protect your safety or the safety of others.

SHARING AND USE OF DE-IDENTIFIED INFORMATION

Information that is de-identified (stripped of any information that could be used to identify you) may be used by GNRC for any reason and shared freely with third parties.

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION

In addition to the methods described above, we may also collect information using cookies, web beacons or similar technologies. These methods permit us to collect various types of information, including which pages you visit, which of our email messages you read, and other information.

HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION

GNRC attempts to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information. Our servers are protected by reasonable physical and electronic security measures.

HOW YOU CAN VIEW OR UPDATE YOUR PERSONAL OR OTHER INFORMATION

To ensure that you have as much control over your personally identifiable and other information as possible, you may update your information by contacting us using the information under the “Contacts” section below. We will use reasonable efforts to process any change you make; provided, however, that requests to delete information are subject to GNRC's internal reporting and retention policies and all applicable legal obligations.

LINKS

The Website may contain links to third-party websites. GNRC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email, by postal mail at Arigatou International, ATTN: GNRC, 3-3-3 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 151-0053 or by phone at +81-3-3370-5396.

Last updated on January 21, 2015