We appreciate the trust you place in ZimUzo with the information you provide, and we are committed to respecting your privacy and the security of your personal information. Our privacy policy shown below, updated on October 1, 2020, describes the information we collect and how we use it. ZimUzo adheres to strict data security and privacy policy standards. Our policy complies with GDPR, CCPA, and other regulatory policies. We will never share your personally identifiable information (PII) that we may collect with anyone, and we will never use it for any other purpose. We do not collect and store your credit card or bank card information (PCI). Your donations via credit card and bank card are processed by our payment gateway (PayPal), which has one of the highest cybersecurity best practices and certifications in the industry.

We always welcome your questions and feedback. For privacy-related issues, please contact us at:

ZimUzo Foundation, PCD
2731 Fort Sumter Court
Aurora, IL 60503
(800) 372-7052
(630) 806-8611
Email: privacy@zimuzo1.org


Information We Collect

We may collect information (including name, telephone number, email address) when you:

We maintain the data that you provide us along with a record of your subscription or donation, in a secure database. To best serve you, we may combine this information with data that is publicly available and data that we receive from other reputable sources, whose policies meet our privacy standards.

We also gather information about how visitors navigate through our website by using clickstream data gathered with "cookies" and/or other online tools such as "pixel tags." See Cookies and Pixel Tags for further information.

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Using Information We Collect

At ZimUzo, we always want to provide you with the best possible online experience and fulfill your request for information as best as we can. In order to do this, we collect information that allows us to:

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Information We Share with Others and Your Privacy Rights

We may contract with other organizations to provide certain services including credit card processing, shipping, email distribution, and promotions management. We provide these organizations with only the information they need to perform their services and work closely with them to ensure that your privacy is respected and protected. These organizations are prohibited by contract from using this information for their own marketing purposes or from sharing this information with anyone other than ZimUzo.

On rare occasions, we may disclose specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, or when required by law to do so. We may also share information with organizations assisting in fraud protection or investigation. We do not provide information to these agencies or organizations for marketing or commercial purposes.

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Your Choices about Communication from ZimUzo

We offer choices about the types of information you receive from us. If you prefer not to receive email updates from ZimUzo or receive them less frequently, please contact us at support@zimuzo1.org. You can also unsubscribe from our email updates using the link provided in each edition of the email.

If you do not wish to receive other communications from us such as surveys, please contact us at support@zimuzo1.org. If, due to human error, you continue to receive unwanted communications, please contact us again via the email address provided previously or complete a Contact Us form at the bottom of the homepage, and we will make every effort to correct the situation.

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Cookies and Pixel Tags

A cookie is a small data file that is stored by your web browser on your computer to enable us to enhance and personalize your online experience, so that the information you receive is more relevant to you.

For example, we use cookies to recognize you when you return to our website, and enable you to download your donation statement, if you have created an account at ZimUzo.org. They also enable us to study how our visitors navigate through our website and information they search for on our website. However, you can still browse the website, even if you set your browser to refuse cookies.

We also use pixel tags (tiny graphic images) to tell us what parts of our website you have visited or to measure the effectiveness of any searches you may perform on our website. Pixel tags also enable us to send you an email in a format you can read and let us know when you have opened an email message from us.

We may also contract with other organizations who use cookies or other online tools such as pixel tags to measure the performance of a promotional effort on our behalf. We prohibit these organizations from using this information for their marketing or promotional purposes or from sharing this information with anyone other than ZimUzo.

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How We Use Email

When you make a donation, subscribe to updates, or contact us, we will use your email address to send you comfirmation emails for your records, respond to a request, or provide customer service. For example, after you subscribe to updates on ZimUzo.org or submit a request using the Contact Us form or make a donation, you will receive an email confirmation.

We provide instructions on how to unsubscribe in each email and within the My Account section of ZimUzo.org, if you have created an account.

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Updating or Reviewing Your Information

To update your information (name, address, telephone number and email address), please contact us at support@zimuzo1.org. A limited amount of donation information may also be available to you, such as donation amount and date. To protect your privacy, we will need to validate your identity before you update or review your information.

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It is our intent to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you or received from a partner. We use a variety of current technologies and processes for protection of our supporters' and visitors' data. We limit the information we provide to outside organizations with which we contract to only what they need to carry out their responsibilities. It is our practice to use encryption whenever we receive or transmit sensitive data.

When you make a donation, request information or create an account on our website, your transactional information is transmitted in a safe, encrypted format.

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Privacy of Children on Our Web Site

Our website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

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Policy Changes

From time to time, we may use customer information for unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change, we will post these changes on our website. We encourage you to review our privacy policy periodically.

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Questions or Comments?

For questions, comments or assistance, we invite you to contact us.

We hope to answer any questions to your satisfaction, but should you ever want to contact a third party or relevant government agency regarding our privacy practices, please do so.

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