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Privacy Statement Effective as of May 15, 2017.

This Web Site Privacy Statement ("Privacy Statement") tells our visitors ("you") about the information The Giving Network ("TGN" or "we") collects through its Web Sites (the "Web Site(s)") and how we use that information. TGN is committed to protecting the privacy of your information. This Privacy Statement describes TGN's Web Site privacy practices.

0. Consent
By accessing our Web Site, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this Privacy Statement, as modified from time to time by us. If we decide to change our Privacy Statement, we will post a new statement on our Web Site and change the date at the top of the statement. Therefore, we encourage you to check the date of our Privacy Statement whenever you visit this Web Site for any updates or changes.

1. Web Sites Covered
This Privacy Statement covers the information practices of Web Sites that link to this Privacy Statement or other Web Sites owned or operated by TGN (collectively referred to as "TGN Web Sites" or "our Web Sites").

The Web Sites may contain links to other third-party web sites. TGN is not responsible for the information practices or the content of such other web sites.

2. Information Collected
TGN offers a variety of applications and services. TGN collects information from individuals who visit the TGN Web Sites ("Visitors") and individuals who use the Services ("Customers").

When expressing interest in obtaining additional information about the Services, TGN asks you to provide individual contact information, such as name, company name, address, phone number, and email address ("Required Contact Information").

As you navigate the Web Sites, TGN may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies ("Web Site Navigational Information"). Web Site Navigational Information includes standard information from your Web browser (such as browser type and browser language), your Internet Protocol ("IP") address, and the actions you take on the TGN Web Sites (such as the Web pages viewed and the links clicked).

TGN may also collect information that identifies you personally, such as your name and e-mail address, when you submit a form, including, but not limited to, a request for information, or to register for TGN events. TGN collects additional information if you choose to submit it, including your title and place of employment, telephone number and mailing address, as well as the contents of your questions and/or comments submitted along with this information.

3. Use of Information Collected
In general, TGN may use this information to respond to your inquiry, request your participation in surveys, and contact you about TGN Services or partner offerings that may be of interest to you.

TGN uses Web Site Navigational Information to operate and improve the TGN Web Sites. TGN may also use Web Site Navigational Information to provide personalized information about TGN.

4. Web Site Navigational Information
TGN uses commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies, to collect information as you navigate the TGN Web Sites ("Web Site Navigational Information"). This section describes the types of Web Site Navigational Information that may be collected on the TGN Web Sites and how this information may be used.

4.1 Cookies
TGN uses cookies to make interactions with the TGN Web Sites easy and meaningful. When you visit one of the TGN Web Sites, TGN's servers send a cookie to your computer. Standing alone, cookies do not personally identify you. They merely recognize your Web browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself to TGN by filling out a Web form, you remain anonymous to TGN.

4.2 IP Addresses
When you visit TGN Web Sites, TGN collects your Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses to track and aggregate non-personal information. For example, TGN uses IP addresses to monitor the regions from which Customers and Visitors navigate the TGN Web Sites.

5. Public Forums, Refer a Friend, and Customer Testimonials
TGN may provide bulletin boards or blogs on the TGN Web Sites. Any personal information you choose to submit in such a forum may be read, collected, or used by others who visit these forums, and may be used to send you unsolicited messages. TGN is not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums.

TGN posts a list of Customers and testimonials on the TGN Web Sites that contain information such as Customer names and titles. TGN obtains the consent of each Customer prior to posting testimonials.

6. Sharing of Information Collected
TGN does not share, sell, rent, or trade any information provided with third parties for their promotional purposes. From time to time, TGN may partner with other companies to jointly offer products or services. If you specifically express interest in a jointly-offered product or service from TGN, TGN may share data about TGN Customers collected in connection with your expression of interest with our joint promotion partner(s).

TGN reserves the right to use or disclose information provided if required by law or if TGN reasonably believes that use or disclosure is necessary to protect TGN rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.

7. International Transfer of Information Collected
TGN may use information about TGN Customers from around the world outside of the United States. This Privacy Statement shall apply even if TGN transfers information of TGN Customers to other countries.

8. Security
TGN hosts its Web Sites behind firewalls that provide for intrusion detection systems and other advanced technology to prevent interference or access from outside intruders. This technology helps to ensure that Customer Data is safe, secure, and only available to TGN personnel.

9. Contacting TGN
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement or the information practices of the TGN Web Sites, please contact us using our Contact Us form.
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