(last updated May 2019)
The Information We Collect and How We Use It
The NCFF collects your name, address, email address, and other information on our signup form. When you make a donation, we collect your name, address and email address, as well as the amount of the donation(s). The NCFF does not collect or retain your credit card information. Again, when you click make a donation, you are transferred to a third-party payment processor’s website, which handles the transaction.
We do not use your personal Information in any automated decision-making. We do not collect non-personally identifiable information, which is information that does not identify you personally, but that becomes available to us as a result of your visit to our Site.
Third Party Sites and Services
When We May Share Your Information
The NCFF may share your information with the Fire Safe Councils under the umbrella of the NCFF, and vice-versa. Otherwise, we will not sell, rent or grant access to your information to any other party without your consent. However, we may be required by law to disclose personal information without your consent in the event of emergency situations or when required by government or other legal authority.
Your Choices About the Collection and Sharing of Personal Information
You can opt not to receive promotional materials from the FOC when making a donation and you may also elect to stop receiving such materials by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link contained in those emails. If you do so, your name will be deleted from our mailing list.
The Security Precautions Taken to Protect Your Personal Information
All electronic data maintained by the NCFF is accessible only by authorized individuals who are issued a password. We do not use data encryption technology.
As noted, credit card information is not collected or maintained by the NCFF. For information regarding our third party credit card processor’s security practices and privacy policies, click here. We make no representations or warranties to you about the adequacy of our third party payment processor’s security protocols. Moreover, we do not undertake any responsibility with respect to reviewing, monitoring, or ensuring that our third party payment processor’s practices are adequate, or that it is in compliance with its stated security practices.
Guidelines for Minors
Minors in the country, state or province in which they live, may use the NCFF website only in accordance with applicable laws in their respective country or state, and in any case, only with the approval of a parent or guardian.
Limitation of Liability
By using the NCFF website, you are agreeing that the Napa Communities Firewise Foundation shall not be liable under any circumstances for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages that in any way arise from or relate to your use of the NCFF website, or disclosure of personal information you may choose to provide to the NCFF through the website. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you also agree that the NCFF shall not be liable under any circumstances for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages that in any way arise from or relate to a third party’s handling or unauthorized disclosure of your personal information that is provided to such third party via links from the NCFF website (for example, credit card information used in connection with a donation). The foregoing limitation on liability shall apply regardless of whether the claim for damages is based on breach of contract, breach of warranty, or tort (including negligence, gross negligence, negligent misrepresentation), and regardless of whether the NCFF has previously been advised of the possibility of such damages, and/or the foreseeability of such damages.
Special Provisions for Residents of The European Union
The NCFF is a “Small Business” within the definitions in the laws of the United States, and is located solely in the State of California: it has no presence of any kind in any Member State of the European Union. All donation transactions facilitated through the NCFF website occur in the State of California and all services provided by the NCFF are delivered in California.