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Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy describes how ButterflyInternational.org(“Butterfly International”) collects and uses the personal information you provide on our Website www.ButterflyInternational.org. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.
 
We value your trust and assure you that we will always strive to be responsible in our management, truthful in our advertising, and cost-effective in our operating.We are committed to the highest standard of stewardship excellence. We will make every effort to honor each choice selection you make on our Impact Lend and support ussections.
 
Butterfly International will not rent or sell your personal information to third parties.
 
When you create a profile on the Website, we collect basic information about you through the registration process – your name, email address, and a means to authenticate your account (for example, a password). You may also choose to provide additional information through the profile setup and update process, which includes your location (for example, city, state/province and country), a picture and your address. You can review and update you profile information you provide to Butterfly International through www.ButterflyInternational.org by logging into your profile on the Website. We collect any additional information you choose to provide us when you update your profile on the Website.
 
When you register as an impact lender on the Website, the default profile setting is to have a public lender profile and under these settings, a basic public profile page will automatically be created for you. The basic public lender page shows to the public your first name, area of residence (city, state/province and country), and the date on which you created an account withButterfly International. If you have made an impact lend,information related to this lend may be automatically be included on your basic public lender page. You may also choose to provide updated information through the creation of your profile page (for example, your occupation, the reasons why you lend, a description of your work etc.) You can review and update the lender profile page information you provide to Butterfly International through the Website by logging into your profile on the Website. You have the option of restricting your public lender profile on the Website by changing your lender page setting to anonymous at your discretion. If you have a public lender profile, once you begin to make Impact lends on the Website or utilize other features on the Website, your public lender page on the Website will automatically show information about your activity on the Website (as further described below).
 
Butterfly International collects information on each of your Impact Lends, and Individuals in the aggregate for example, number of Impact lends and the distribution of Impact lends by gender, and country. If you have created an profile on the Website and made any Impact lends through your account, Butterfly International makes information on these transactions available to you on your private portfolio page on the Website. Butterfly International will not disclose yourpersonally identifiable Impact lend information to any third party without your consent (please note: having a public lender profile setting on the Website at the time of disclosure is considered consent for such disclosure). If you have a public lender profile, information on Impact lends conducted through your Account will be displayed on your public page. Butterfly International may further publicly display and disclose Impact lend information, either in a personally identifiable or anonymous manner (depending on your lender profile setting at the time of such display or disclosure), for example, as part of the latest activity of any Impact Group to which you may have attributed an Impact Lend, as part of the current activity on the Website.If you have created an profile on the Website and conducted Impact lends through your account, you can review information for these Impact lends by logging into your profile on the Website.
 
As you use additional features on the Website or otherwise participate in making Impact lends, we may collect any additional information you choose to provide in order to facilitate the operation of these features on the Website or your participation in coming along side of Butterfly International. For example:
 
If you join anImpact Lending Group and you have a public lender profile, information about your Lending Group will be displayed on your public lender page (for example, Impact Lending Group name and location, as well as the number of Impact lends made by the Lending Group). In turn, you will be displayed as a member of the Lending Group (and an Impact leader of the Lending Group, if applicable) either in a personally identifiable or anonymous manner (depending on your lender profile setting). Information about the Impact lends that you have attributed to a Lending Group (individually and in the aggregate) also will be displayed as part of Impact lends made by that Lending Group. You can review your Lending Group information by logging into your account on the Website.
 
The lending profile of persons who have accepted your invitations to create a profile on the Website may be displayed on your lending page as accepted invitees. In turn, if you have accepted an invitation to create a profile on the Website, your lending profile may be displayed as an accepted invitee on the lending page of the person who invited you. If you have created an account on the Website and invited persons using the Butterfly International invitation feature in your account, you can review your accepted invited activity by logging into your account on the Website.(not sure AMISH- IS the yellow statement TRUE- let us know)
 
If you purchase a Butterfly Internationale-Gift Card, we collect information about your purchase (for example, your name as purchaser, amount you spent, number of Butterfly Internationale-Gift Cardspurchased and purchase dates) and information about your recipient that you provide (for example, recipient name, email address and physical address). Butterfly International uses the information you provide to keep track for possible future purchases and to track when and how recipient uses the e-Gift Card. We may automatically disclose to the purchaser of an electronic Butterfly Internationale-Gift Cardthe redeeming lender profile and date of redemption of the electronic Butterfly Internationale-Gift Card. If you have created a profile on the Website and purchased Butterfly Internationale-Gift Cards through your account, you can review your Butterfly Internationale-Gift Cardinformation by logging into your profile on the Website.(AMISH/Hetalwalk through this as well and make sure it’s correct) If you use the Website to write a comment (for example, on a Butterfly International blog, message board or volunteer forum), Butterfly International will collect your name and your comment, and optionally, your location and Butterfly International may publicly display this information. If you use the Website to write a message through Butterfly International’s Impact lender messaging feature, Butterfly International will collect your message and information about your recipient that you provide in order to deliver your message to the recipient and make your message available for access by the recipient. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, please contact us. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
 
Butterfly International collects information on any Donations you make when you choose to support Butterfly International directly (whether through the Website or offline) to communicate with you (for example, to provide donation confirmations) via your email address, physical address or through other means of contact that you have chosen to provide to Butterfly International.
 
If you contact Butterfly International customer service, we will collect the information you provide (for example, your name, email address, physical address, phone number and question/comment) in order to contact you and address your question or comment.
 
If you submit an application to Butterfly International (for example, to be an employee, volunteer or field worker), we collect the information you submit (for example, name, phone number, resume, cover letter and position of interest) to assess the application and follow up with you on such submission. If you are applying to be a Butterfly International field worker, we reserve the right to disclose your application information to our board of directors and other field workers in order to help evaluate your application and placement.
 
From time-to-time, Butterfly International may provide you the opportunity to participate in promotions or surveys through the Website or through email. If you participate, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys or promotions is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code and gender). We use this information to notify and award promotion winners, to monitor Website traffic, personalize the Website and Program and to send participants email newsletters. We may use third party service providers to conduct these surveys or promotions. We will not share the personally identifiable information you provide through a contest or survey with other third parties unless we give you prior notice and choice.We may use contact data from our surveys to send the user information about Butterfly International. The user's contact information may also be used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings.
 
To revoke permissions that you have granted to a Third Party Application, you may revoke these permissions by logging into your profile on the Website or by contacting Butterfly International. To report suspected misuse of information, please contact us.
 
Butterfly International collects your information from third parties to facilitate activities and a transaction for the operation of the Website and Impact Lends, improve User experiences on the Website and in the Impact lends and further Butterfly International’s mission. To understand the ways in which Butterfly International may disclose your information to our affiliates, service providers, agents and representatives, see below sections in this Privacy Policy.
 
As with most other Internet sites, our web servers utilize "cookies" to track our user's movement within our site as well as record the IP address of each visitor to this site. Cookies are small text files created by a website that store information on your computer, such as your preferences when visiting that website. Similar to many websites, if you have enabled cookies in your browser, Butterfly International, independently and through enabled third party tools and programs, collects certain technical information using cookies, such as the path of users to the Website, pages visited, originating IP address, browser type, browser language and the date and time of the user's visit. This information helps Butterfly International track trends, to help diagnose problems with our servers, and improve areas of the Website and Impact Lends. If you have disabled cookies, the Website may not work as it is intended because Butterfly International uses cookies when you sign in to keep track of your personal information. The use of cookies by third parties on the Website is for the purpose of making the Website easier to use and to enable certain features of the Website and is not covered by this Privacy Policy. We do not have control over these cookies.
 
From time to time you will receive disclosures, notices, documents and information based on your account information, status or activity (collectively, "Communications") from Butterfly International (for example, confirmations of Impact lends you have made, confirmation receipts for donations you have made in supporting us. By creating a profile with Butterfly International on the Website, you agree that all Communications from Butterfly International relating to your use of the Website and participation in making Impact lends may be provided or made available to you electronically by e-mail or at the Website. You may withdraw your consent to receive Communications electronically by contacting Butterfly International in the manner described below.
 
By default, you will receive the following types of emails from Butterfly International, but you can choose not to receive these emails through a preference on the My Profile page, Email Preferences section of the Website or in the email: contact notifications, auto lending notifications, Butterfly International news, Impact lend updates, and lender group messages.Butterfly International will not disclose your email address to our field workers, nationals or micro lenders in any case. Note that if you have a public lender profile, other Users can send you messages through the Website.(AMISH do we have this set up)
 
We will disclose your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. Butterfly International's affiliates and service providers, agents and representatives of Butterfly International and its affiliates may be provided access to your personally identifiable information as part of, or incident to, their provision of services to Butterfly International (for example, processing Impact lends, distributing Butterfly Internationalemails and fulfilling physical Butterfly Internationale gift card orders). All such access shall be under appropriate confidentiality agreements and limited to use to provide services to Butterfly International to help Butterfly International further its mission.
 
Butterfly International reserves the right to disclose information that does not directly identify you, for example, aggregated data, for educational, informational or promotional purposes in furtherance of Butterfly International’s mission.
 
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use, you acknowledge, consent and agree that Butterfly International may disclose information in order to: (a) comply with applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request; (b) protect the rights, property and safety of Butterfly International, Users and others, including intellectual property rights; and (c) enforce or apply our agreements and policies.
 
If you’re personally identifiable information changes, you may correct, update, amend, delete/remove your information database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service by making the change on the My Profile page. We will respond to your change request within 30 days. You may terminate your participation in making Impact Lends and registered account on the Website at any time and for any reason.(AMISH how are we notified- if someone REMOVES themselves from the site or cancels there account)
 
Our Website offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us info@ButterflyInternational.org. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
 
The Website is intended to be used by adults. It is not intended for children, and Butterfly International does not want to collect any personal information for persons who are under the age of 16. Butterfly International recommends that parents do not post, or permit others to post, any personally identifiable information with respect to persons under the age of 16. If you believe that we have any information from a child under age 16, please contact us at info@ButterflyInternational.org.
 
Butterfly International takes reasonable steps to maintain appropriate physical, technical such as encrypting transmission of information using SSL and administrative security to help prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure and modification of personal information.(AMISH will we have this on the site?) While we take these reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information, no system or transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
 
Butterfly International is headquartered in California USA. Your personal information may be accessed by Butterfly International and our affiliates. Butterfly International will protect the privacy and security of personal information according to this Privacy Policy regardless of where the personal information is processed or stored.
 
Butterfly International reserves the right to retain your personal information for a period of seven years or more to satisfy legal requirements such as recordkeeping and tax and credit reporting requirements, as well as for purposes of fraud prevention, audit and data integrity. In addition, Butterfly International reserves the right to retain, as well as to use and disclose as permitted pursuant to this Privacy Policy, your personal information for such period of time as reasonably needed by Butterfly International to facilitate activities and transactions for the operation of the Website and Program, improve User experiences on the Website and in the Program and further Butterfly International’s mission. Butterfly International reserves the right to retain information that does not directly identify you, for example, aggregated data.
 
Butterfly Internationalreserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy from time to time without advance notice. If any changes are made, Butterfly International will reflect the date on which any such changes are made and posted by updating the "last updated" date at the top of the page. Please be sure to check this page periodically for changes. Capitalized terms used but not defined in this Privacy Policy have the meanings set forth in the Terms of Use.Changes to this policy were last made on September 11, 2013.This site contains links to other sites. Butterfly International United States is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. We take privacy seriously and we value yours. For additional information, or if you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the privacy practices at Butterfly International, please submit your questions or comments directly to info@ButterflyInternational.org via email. You can also send questions or comments to:
 
Butterfly International Inc.
Attn: Privacy Policy
27890 Clinton Keith Rd. Suite 469
Murrieta, CA 92653