Privacy Policy

We here at CuSTEMized know that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take your privacy very seriously. By visiting the CuSTEMized website, you are accepting the practices outlined in this policy. This Privacy Policy covers CuSTEMized's treatment of personal information that CuSTEMized gathers when you are on the CuSTEMized website and when you use CuSTEMized's services. This policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that cuSTEMized does not own or control, or to individuals that CuSTEMized does not employ or manage.

Information Collected

We only collect personal information that is relevant to the purpose of our website. We receive and store information you enter on our website or provide to us in any other way. Any of the information we collect from you may be used to personalize content and/or process transactions. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested. Information is not stored in a personally identifiable manner. Our authorized agents automatically receive and record certain "traffic data" on their server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information, and the page you requested. We use this traffic data to help analyze trends, administer the website, and provide statistics to users. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of many of our special features.

We collect information to make our website useful for you.

Donor Data

cuSTEMized maintains the highest level of respect for the privacy of its donors. Donor Data may be collected and used for the purposes of: (1) Distributing receipts and thanking donors for donations, (2) Informing donors about upcoming fundraising and other activities of cuSTEMized, (3) Internal analysis, such as research and analytics, (4) Record keeping, (5) Reporting to applicable government agencies as required by law, (6) Other purposes related to the fundraising operations. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties Donor Data. Anonymized donor information may be used for promotional and fundraising activities. Comments that are provided by donors may be publicly published and may be used in promotional materials. We may use available information to supplement the Donor Data to improve the information we use to drive our fundraising efforts. We may allow donors the option to have their name publicly associated with their donation unless otherwise requested as part of the online donation process.

If you donate money, we collect additional information in order to thank you, file taxes, and other purposes.

Keeping Information Secure

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information. We offer the use of a secure server through Paypal. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, etc.) will not be stored on our servers. California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance: Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

We do not store credit card information on our servers. Information that we do store will be kept safe.

Sharing Your Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

We do not sell your information to anyone.

Third Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

We may link to websites that have their own privacy policies.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act). You must be 13 years old or older to use this website. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older. We recommend that minors between the ages of 13 and 18 ask and receive their parents' permission before using our website or sending information about themselves or anyone else over the Internet. Again, we do not store information in a personally identifiable manner.

If you're a minor, please ask your parents for permission to use this site.

Your Consent

If you decide to visit our website, your visit and any possible dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of Massachusetts law.

By using our site, you agree to this privacy policy.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, at its sole discretion. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make changes to the Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Privacy policy may change.

Effective Date of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of January 1, 2014

Effective January 1, 2014