Care To Caregiver
Privacy Policy                                        Revised March 28, 2017

The following is Care To Caregivers’ online privacy policy, which governs how visitor information (your information) is gathered and used on Care To Caregivers’ Internet sites, including the sites of any affiliated organizations.  Please take a few minutes to read this policy carefully.

Please note that independent websites have their own privacy policies for their websites; as you navigate through the Care To Caregiver site and access various independent services, you can see if you are on a Care To Caregiver or independent site by looking at the web address in your browser.

Your Information that Care To Caregiver May Collect Online

You can affirmatively submit to CARE TO CAREGIVER certain user information pertaining to your interaction with CARE TO CAREGIVER.  User information may include a search query (such as the name and location of a business or charity) or other information as described more fully below.  You can also provide location information (so that you can search near you or in an area you specify), or billing or donation information.  We also may infer your geographic location based on your IP address or other information.  User information may also include information pertaining to a marketplace complaint, such as your name, postal and e-mail address, phone and facsimile numbers, vehicle information such as vehicle identification number, and description of the complaint.

When you submit a comment to a blog post on the CARE TO CAREGIVER website, you also submit your name and email address.  When you apply to be a CARE TO CAREGIVER arbitrator, you submit your name, address and other contact information, and information about your qualifications. CARE TO CAREGIVER may also collect information from a business that inquires about sponsorship, CARE TO CAREGIVER accreditation, conference attendance or program participation, some of which could constitute identifying information about a sole proprietor, as well as identifying information from individuals acting in their business capacity.

Care To Caregiver websites are not designed with the purpose of attracting any person under age 13. CARE TO CAREGIVER does not knowingly collect or maintain any personal information from children under the age of 13.

How CARE TO CAREGIVER Uses Your Information

We will use information you affirmatively submit to CARE TO CAREGIVER for the purpose for which it is submitted, such as to reply to your email, handle your inquiry, publish your comment, process billing and donation transactions, register your participation in an event, respond to requests related to program participation, review applications to be a CARE TO CAREGIVER arbitrator, and publish your blog content. We may also use such information to provide operational notices, in program record-keeping and to conduct research on industry marketplace practices. We may publish aggregate data, but the aggregate data will not include any unique information you provided to us.  We may contact individuals registering for events with information about other CARE TO CAREGIVER events or, if relevant, membership or sponsorship opportunities.

We may use third party contractors to act on our behalf, and these contractors are obligated to not disclose or use your information for other purposes.

At certain points where your information is collected on our site, there may be a box where you may indicate you would like to be on a mailing list to receive information about CARE TO CAREGIVER or its affiliated organizations. This election box only appears in places where the service collecting your information maintains such lists. You can remove your name from a CARE TO CAREGIVER mailing list by utilizing the appropriate unsubscribe feature contained in the emails.

Cookies and Other Persistent Identifiers

CARE TO CAREGIVER or third parties we contract with may use persistent identifiers such as cookies, embedded scripts, beacons, tags and similar technologies for a number of purposes, such as to provide easier site navigation, access to forms, analytics and advertising. You can still use Care To Caregiver websites if you have set your browser to reject cookies, but it may prevent you from viewing or accessing some of the features of our sites.

Uses of Persistent Identifiers for Analysis and Advertising

CARE TO CAREGIVER or third parties may use identifiers to generate certain kinds of site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our sites. This information is used to understand how visitors use our sites and provide better services to you. CARE TO CAREGIVER or third parties may also use identifiers to personalize the display of sponsorships or advertisements and customize the content you see while using our sites and sometimes while visiting other websites (see Your Ad Choices below).

CARE TO CAREGIVER may transfer, or allow third parties to collect, analytic information about your visit to CARE TO CAREGIVER websites to help us improve our websites and better serve you when you visit us online in the future.  Analytic information may include such identifiers as your browser type, IP address, referring site URL, web pages you view and links you click on while navigating within our sites.

Your Ad Choices

CARE TO CAREGIVER may allow third parties to collect and use information about your browsing activity on our website in order to serve you more relevant ads based on your interests. CARE TO CAREGIVER adheres to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising, which provide consumers with notice and choice about interest-based advertising. On pages where we allow third parties to collect data for interest-based ads, you will see the notice “Your Ad Choices” near the link to the Privacy Policy. When you receive an ad based on your interests, you will see the Advertising Option Icon in or near the ad to provide you with notice that the advertisement is tailored to your possible interests as inferred from your browsing activity. To learn more about interest-based advertising, click here. To opt out of future interest-based advertising, click here. You will still see ads, but they will not be based on subjects or products that the advertiser thinks may be of interest to you.

Other Ways Your Information May Be Shared

Inquiries and complaints: In order to process an inquiry or complaint, CARE TO CAREGIVER may send the inquiry or complaint to Care To Caregiver 4636 Bancroft Street  San Diego, CA  92116 , send the complaint to the business (which may be outside of your country), handle the complaint itself, or refer the complaint to another appropriate organization for handling. CARE TO CAREGIVER may handle complaints against foreign businesses or CARE TO CAREGIVER may refer such complaints to an appropriate foreign organization. Depending on the type of complaint, either CARE TO CAREGIVER may or may not elect to provide complaints to the company complained about and, in some situations, to the company’s franchisor or licensor for quality control purposes. Further, when we receive a request or inquiry that a CARE TO CAREGIVER must handle, may or may not elect forward the request or inquiry to the appropriate CARE TO CAREGIVER associate. By completing a complaint form or sending us a request or inquiry, you are authorizing us to forward your information to the appropriate CARE TO CAREGIVER associate or to the proper business.

We will publicly post your description on the CARE TO CAREGIVER website along with your postal code.  We will share your name, state/province, postal code, email address and other information you submit with CARE TO CAREGIVER.  We may also share this information with governmental agencies, law enforcement and other appropriate organizations.  With your consent, we may share your information in response to media inquiries.

Other purposes: CARE TO CAREGIVER may also share your information under the following circumstances:

We may be asked to share complaint and information with the Federal Trade Commission for its consumer protection activities.

We respond to requests from governmental agencies or where required by law (such as by subpoena, investigative demand, court order or regulation).

We may share information where our records indicate a company may be engaged in fraudulent activity or other unfair or deceptive practices that we believe should be referred to a governmental agency or a private organization whose work is consistent with the CARE TO CAREGIVER mission;

We may share information with appropriate governmental authorities, where warranted by a company’s failure to (i) participate in CARE TO CAREGIVER self-regulatory programs; (ii) follow procedures or implement a decision of the CARE TO CAREGIVER EU Safe Harbor Dispute Resolution Program; or (iii) participate in or honor the recommendations of the National Advertising Division, Children’s Advertising Review Unit, National Advertising Review Board, Electronic Retailing Self-Regulatory Program, or Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program.

We may share information with appropriate persons or governmental authorities, where your communication suggests possible harm to others.

We may share business information with third parties for such purposes as allowing search engines to identify CARE TO CAREGIVER accredited businesses, or for quality control purposes of franchisors or licensors.


International Transfers

If you are visiting our site from outside the United States, be aware that your information will be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located within the United States.  The collection, use, retention and any other processing of your information will be governed by United States law.


If CARE TO CAREGIVER changes this policy in the future, we will post the changes here and indicate the date of the changes at the top of the policy.

Problems or Complaints with CARE TO CAREGIVER Privacy Policy

If you have a complaint about CARE TO CAREGIVER compliance with this privacy policy, you may contact us at .

Additional Disclosure to California Residents

At this time we do not respond to “do not track” signals issued by web browsers.