Privacy Policy

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Effective Date: December 16th, 2015

 

This website is owned and operated by Switch Commerce, LLC, with payments processing services provided by iPayHere, a Switch Commerce company, (collectively, “Affiliates”) on behalf of iPayHere  and Switch Commerce (“iPayHere;” collectively, “we,” or “us”). iPayHere respects the privacy of visitors to our website and users of our mobile application. This Notice of Privacy Practices (“Notice”) describes the types of information we collect about users of our websites and Mobile applications, how we may use the information and with whom we may share it. This Notice also describes (1) the measures we take to safeguard the information we collect and (2) your rights and privileges concerning our collection, use and disclosure of information about you.

 

This Notice applies to the websites located at iGiveHere.com, iGiveHere.org, iGiveHere.net , iPayHere.com and ipayhere.transactiongateway.com, as well as to any other versions of the iPayHere website that iPayHere operates and to all versions of iPayHere’s and or its Affiliate’s mobile applications and branded applications provided by or powered by iPayHere (collectively, the “Websites”).

 

For clarification, this Notice applies only to information collected through the Websites and does not describe the ways in which we may collect or use information obtained offline or the collection, use and disclosure practices of any of iPayHere’s Affiliates or other third parties. For information on the collection, use and disclosure practices of any company with whom you are doing business, whether or not affiliated with iPayHere, please review the privacy policy on the applicable party’s website.

 

Services offered by iPayHere are not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13). iPayHere does not knowingly collect Personal Information (as defined below) from individuals under thirteen (13) years of age. No information should be submitted to or posted to the Websites by visitors younger than 18 years old.

 

Information We Collect

The information we collect falls into two categories: Personal Information and Site-Level Data.

 

“Personal Information” as used in this Notice is information that we directly associate with a specific person or entity, such as name, addresses, payment information (including credit card numbers or online payment services numbers), telephone numbers (at your option), email addresses (at your option), gender (at your option), birthdate (at your option), education level (at your option), marital status (at your option), household income (at your option), ethnicity (at your option), religious affiliation (at your option) and charitable interest type (at your option or when you direct your payment to a specific merchant).

 

The Personal Information you provide will vary based upon the context, and we will not collect your Personal Information unless you make it available. You are not required to provide Personal Information at any time while visiting the Websites; however, you may be required to provide Personal Information to use certain iPayHere services, such as making a payment.  You may also submit Personal Information to us in other ways, such as participating in online surveys, texting or responding to text messages, subscribing to newsletters and other recurring offerings through the Websites, and in connection with other products, services, features, or requests made available through the Websites.

 “Site-Level Data” as used in this notice is anonymous information regarding use of our website or services that is collected and/or aggregated by or on behalf of iPayHere through the use of automated means, which include cookies and web beacons. “Cookies” are small identifiers sent from a web server that are stored on your computer’s hard drive for the purpose of identifying your browser during interaction on websites or storing information or settings in your browser. A “web beacon,” also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, links web pages to web servers and their cookies and may be used to transmit information collected through cookies back to a web server. Site-Level Data collected through these automated means may include information that we gather and store about your visit to, and use of, the Websites, such as your IP address, type of browser and operating system used, date and time you access the websites, pages you visit, and, if you linked to the Websites from another website, the address of that website. Site-Level Data does not include Personal Information and is not treated as Personal Information under this Notice, but it may include the IP address of your device and geo-location data.

 

In addition to the cookies and web beacons we set, we may also allow certain third-party analytics service providers to include cookies and web beacons within the pages of the Websites on our behalf and to retain and use Site-Level Data received from such cookies and web beacons themselves. Third party service providers that collect Site-Level Data on our behalf may offer information about their data collection practices, and in some cases, an opt out on their respective websites which you can access here: http://www.google.com/analytics/.

 

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser’s setting to decline cookies if you prefer. We do/do not support the “Do Not Track” browser setting. You may also render some web beacons unusable by rejecting their associated cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, certain features of the Websites may not function properly or at all as a result.

 

How We May Use the Information We Collect

We may use the Personal Information we collect for the following purposes:

 

For our everyday business purposes, such as establishing and managing your customer account, providing services you request, processing and collecting payments and providing customer support; to collect payments from you and direct them to the merchants that you select in accordance with the Terms of Use of your processing agreement; to offer our services and/or the products or services of others to you; to enable you to interact with iPayHere and our customers through our message boards, blogs and social media; to evaluate and improve our business, including developing new products and services and analyzing the effectiveness of products, services and website; to perform data analyses, including market and consumer search, trend analysis, demographic analysis and financial analysis; and to comply with applicable legal requirements and our policies.

 

In addition, we use Site-Level Data collected through automated means for purposes such as: customizing visits to our website based on observable user preferences; delivering content (including advertising) correlating to our users’ interests based on the ways in which our users interact with our website; diagnosing technical and service problems; and administering our website.

 

Applications and Widgets

We may include applications or widgets from third parties on some pages of this website that allows interaction or content sharing by users. “Widgets” are mini-programs that provide specific services or content from a third party. These widgets, such as a Facebook “Share” or “Like” button, are visible to you on the webpage you visit. Your interaction with a widget typically allows the third party to collect some information about you through the third party’s cookies or its registration information. In some cases, the third party may recognize you through its widgets and cookies even when you do not interact with the widget. Please visit the third-parties’ respective privacy policy to better understand their data collection practices and controls they make available to you at: www.facebook.com, www.twitter.com, www.pinterest.com,

www.plus.google.com.  The privacy policies of those third parties apply to, and control, all data collection practices via interaction with such widgets.

 

Advertising Networks

We may partner with advertising networks, which are companies that deliver targeted advertisements to consumers and generate statistics and metrics related to the delivery of such advertisements. Typically, these companies are third-party advertising servers, advertising agencies, technology vendors, providers of sponsored content and research firms, and they may utilize information collected through cookies, web server logs  and web beacons  to provide customization, auditing, research and reporting for us, our Affiliates and other advertisers. This data collection takes place both on the Websites and on third-party websites that participate in the advertising networks. This process enhances the deployment of our marketing programs and helps us to track the effectiveness of such efforts. Our advertising networks also may use this information for determining or predicting the characteristics and preferences of their respective advertising audiences, for measuring the effectiveness of their advertising, and for other purposes.

 

We do not provide any Personal Information to an advertising network when you interact with or view a customized advertisement. However, when you view or interact with an advertisement, the possibility exists that the advertiser will make the assumption that you are interested in the subject matter of the advertisements. Click Network Advertising Initiative website to visit the Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more about ad serving companies and opt-out from each of those listed.

 

Please note that this does not opt you out of being served advertising but only excludes you from interest-based advertising. If you use the Websites or Affiliate websites, you will continue to receive generic advertisements.

 

Information We Share

We may share Site-Level Data with third parties, including our Affiliates, for any reason and without notice to you. We do not sell or otherwise share Personal Information except as described below:

 

Affiliates. iPayHere may share your Personal Information with its Affiliates so long as the disclosure and use of your Personal Information by such entities is consistent with this Privacy Notice.

 

When you make a payment to a merchant through the Websites, you grant iPayHere and its Affiliates permission to access your payment records at any time.

 

Service Providers.  We may engage third parties to provide or support the services offered through the Websites on our behalf, or other services with us. In such cases, we require such providers to maintain your Personal Information in accordance with this Notice and to use such information in accordance with the contractual arrangements we have in place with those providers.

 

Other. We may access or disclose information, including Personal Information, to: (i) protect or defend our interests and the legal rights or property of iPayHere and our Affiliates; (ii) protect the rights, interest and safety and security of users of our website or members of the public,; (iii) protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or (iv) comply with prudent legal practice as we may determine, applicable law or legal process. In addition, if we sell all or substantially all of our business or sell or transfer all or a material part of our assets, or are otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of our business, we may transfer all information we have collected and stored, including your Personal Information, to the party or parties involved in the transaction as part of that transaction.

 

Your Choices

You are entitled to make certain choices about how we communicate with you and the information we collect from you and share with third parties.. You may withdraw your consent for iPayHere to share your Personal Information with third parties as described in this Notice by contacting us using the means specified in the “How To Contact Us” section below, and we will honor your request going forward; however, if your information has already been provided to a third party, such as a merchant to which you have directed a payment, you will need to contact that third party to remove your Personal Information from their database. You may contact us to remove/delete your account from iPayHere. If you do so, however you will no longer have access to your account and statements. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser’s setting to decline cookies if you prefer.  You may also render some web beacons unusable by rejecting their associated cookies and disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the website of the manufacturer.  If you choose to decline cookies or similar technologies, however, please note that certain features may not function properly or at all as a result.

 

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 entitles California customers to request information concerning whether a business has disclosed Personal Information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. California customers who wish to request further information about our compliance with this law or have questions or concerns about our privacy practices and policies may contact us as specified in the “How to Contact Us” section below.

 

Access and Correction

Subject to applicable law, (i) you may obtain a copy of certain personal information we maintain about you or update or correct inaccuracies in that information through your account on www.iPayHere.com or (ii) you may have the right to obtain access to personal information we maintain about you by contacting us as indicated in the “How To Contact Us” section below. To protect your privacy, we will take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to the information. If you believe that Personal Information we maintain about you is inaccurate, subject to applicable law, you may request that we correct or amend the information by contacting us as indicated below.

 

Links

The Websites may contain links to websites or web pages not operated by iPayHere. Once you leave the Websites, we suggest that you review  the applicable privacy policy of the third-party website, among other things, how they will handle any Personal Information they collect from you. We are not responsible for the content of any websites that are not affiliated with iPayHere, any use of those websites, or the privacy practices of those websites.

 

United States and Data Transfers

Our website is intended for use in the United States and any Personal Information and Site-Level Data are stored and processed in the United States. We may transfer the Personal Information we collect about you to countries other than the country in which the information originally was collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information. When we transfer your information to other countries, we will protect that information as described in this Notice and in accordance with applicable law.

 

Data Security

iPayHere uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical security measures designed to safeguard Personal Information in our possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification. Of course, despite these measures, we cannot guarantee perfect security of networks, servers and databases we operate or that are operated on our behalf.

 

Updates to this Notice

We may update this Notice to provide clarification or notice of changes to our practices. If we make changes, we will revise the date at the top of this Notice.  If we propose to use Personal Information in a materially different way, we will provide you with additional notice by posting notice of the changes on the Websites for at least 30 days before we implement those changes, and we will obtain your consent as noted above for any material change regarding disclosure of Personal Information.

 

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Notice, or if you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us by email at: Questions at info@ipayhere.com or call us at Switch Commerce, Phone: 972-550-8900.

 

You also may write to us at:

iPayHere

Attention: Compliance Department

6565 MacArthur Blvd, Suite 1000

Irving, TX 75039

 

 

iPayHere is a payments processing provider and platform owned and operated by Switch Commerce. We offer uniquely focused payment solutions through our technology, strategic agreements and connectivity with leading acquiring banks.

iPayHere dba iGiveHere is a Registered Agent of Citizens Bank, N. A., Providence RI

IPayHere LLC is a registered ISO of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Walnut Creek, CA

iGiveHere™ and iPayHere™ are registered Trademarks of Switch Commerce LLC, 2016, Patent Pending

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