Momentous Institute Privacy Policy

Last modified 6/25/2018

Momentous Institute ("We", "Us" or "Our") is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information you may provide Us on Our website located at www.momentousinstitute.org ("Our Site"). The terms of this Privacy Policy apply to all users of Our Site. This Privacy Policy applies only to information gathered via Our Site. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, you must immediately cease the use of Our Site. 

1.  Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

"Account" means collectively the personal information, payment Information and credentials used by users to access material and / or any communications system on our site;

"Content" means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this site;

"Cookie" means a small text file placed on your computer by Momentous Institute when you visit certain parts of this website. This allows us to identify recurring visitors and to analyze their browsing habits within our site;

"Data" means collectively all information that you submit to our site. This includes, but is not limited to, account details and information submitted using any of our services or systems;

"Momentous Institute” means Momentous Institute, 106 E. Tenth St., Dallas, TX 75203;

"Service" means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Momentous Institute makes available through our site either now or in the future;

"System" means any online communications infrastructure that Momentous Institute makes available through our site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

"User" / "Users" means any third party that accesses our site and is not employed by Momentous Institute and acting in the course of their employment; and

"Website” means the website that you are currently using (www.momentousinstitute.org)

) and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. momentous.learnworlds.com) unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

2. Data Collection

2.1.  On our site, we collect personal data that you voluntarily provide via online forms, which may be related to: registering for updates, registering for training, making donations, initiating contact requests, and other online activities. The data collected on our site may include some or all of the following: name, organization name, job title, profession, street address, phone number, billing information (including credit/debit card information), email address, an honoree’s name and address (in the case of a donation), and any other information you may voluntarily provide.

2.2.  Your submission of personal data to us is entirely voluntary, and by submitting personal information, you are expressly and voluntarily agreeing to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.  By providing the personal data of a third party, such as another course registrant or honoree, you warrant that you have authorization to provide that data.

2.3.  In addition to personal data, our web servers automatically identify our site users’ computers by their IP addresses. We may use these IP addresses to analyze trends, administer our site, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. 

2.4. Our site may use tracking technologies such as "cookies" to provide users with tailored information upon each return visit. Cookies are a common part of many websites that allow small text files to be sent by a website, accepted by your web browser, and then placed on your hard drive as a recognition token. Every time you visit our site, cookies may record basic technical information such as your browser type and version, IP address, proxy server, operating system, ISP provider, the pages you view and the associated links selected, domain name, and the address of the last URL visited prior to our site. You do not need to enable cookies to visit our site; however, some parts of our site will be impossible to use if cookies are disabled. Cookies do not contain any personal information, personal data, or passwords.

3. Our Use of Data

3.1.  We may use your data for any of the following purposes: (i) to understand how users use our site; (ii) to make improvements to our site; (iii) to register users for online activities such as: training courses, online donations, donation processing, surveys, and comment forms; (iv) to respond to specific requests from users; (v) to provide notices to users or send updates; (vi) to solicit users for additional opportunities or donations; (vii) to protect the security or integrity of our site; and (viii) to promote and market our organization. 

3.2.  Certain data you provide to us will be retained in hard copy and within our software database system, the purpose of which is to maintain donation history and course attendance information.

3.4  After your registration, coursework or donation is complete, we shall have no obligation to maintain or provide any of your data and may thereafter, unless legally prohibited, delete all of your data in our systems or otherwise in our possession or under our control.  We may also retain all or a subset of your data for business or legal purposes.

3.4  We may view or access your data for the purpose of resolving a problem, support issue, or suspected violation of our Terms of Use. 

4. Data Sharing

4.1.  We may share data collected on our site with any affiliates or subsidiaries and any future subsidiaries or affiliates of Momentous Institute.

4.2.  We may use your personal data to exercise our legal rights, defend against legal claims or to make you aware of updates to our policies. We may disclose part or all of your personal data when we believe, in good faith, that the law requires or compels such disclosure, or when we have a reason to believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, the rights of another, or to prevent harm. 

4.3. We may elect to aggregate your data into general categories for use in improving service offerings, both with us and with authorized third-parties. This aggregated information will not contain personally identifiable information.

4.4   We may share your data with service providers authorized by us to provide certain products and services to users of our site. Service providers help us perform functions like sending out administrative and promotional emails, assisting with class registration and processing credit/debit card payments. We may share your personal data with service providers to fulfill donations, register you for a course, send postal mail or e-mail, administer surveys, analyze lists, provide marketing assistance, process payments, operate our site, troubleshoot, and provide customer service. 

4.5.  Credit/debit card information submitted with your donation is only shared with our payment processor used solely for the purpose of processing your donation or registration and is not retained by us. Donation acknowledgements may be shipped via a delivery service, and certain data (name and address) will be shared with that service to facilitate delivery. 

4.6. In the event that we enter into any change of control, asset sale, or similar transaction, all data and rights related to our site, including your personal information and payment information, may be disclosed or transferred in connection with the contemplation or consummation of such transaction.

4.7.  We will not review, sell, share, distribute, publish, advertise or reference your personal data on an individual level except as provided in this Privacy Policy, or as may be required by law.

5. Donor Privacy

We publish the names of donors periodically on our site, as well as in our annual report. If you wish to remain an anonymous donor, please contact us at development@momentousinstitute.org or call us at 214-915-4758.  Note that we will never trade or sell a donor’s personal information to anyone else, nor will we send you mailings on behalf of other organizations.

6. Updating Personal Information 

6.1.  As between us and you, you exclusively own all rights, title and interest in and to all of your personal data.

6.2.  You control the accuracy of your data. If your information changes, please correct, update or delete it by contacting info@momentousinstitute.org. If you wish to review your personal data we have on record, you may contact info@momentousinstitute.org. 

7. Updates and Notices

Users may opt-out of future updates and notices by clicking on the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of such e-mails, or by sending an e-mail to info@momentousinstitute.org. We will implement the change within five business days of your request. We will send an acknowledgement or confirmation of the request to the e-mail address on file.

8. Your Right to Withhold Information

8.1    You may access certain areas of our site without providing any data at all. However, to use all services and systems available on the website you may be required to submit account information or other data.

8.2   You may restrict your internet browser’s use of cookies.

9. Accessing your own Data

9.1   You may access your account at any time to view or amend the data. You may need to modify or update your data if your circumstances change. Additional data as to your marketing preferences may also be stored and you may change this at any time.

9.2   You have the right to ask for a copy of your personal data.

10. Security

Data security is of great importance to Momentous Institute and to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected online.

11. Changes to this Policy

Momentous Institute reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the website following the alterations.        

12. Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us at info@momentousinstiture.org