Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 

Thank you for reviewing our Privacy Policy. We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us and how we treat that information. This policy addresses those concerns and may be updated periodically.

Our Privacy Policy
Special Wants, Inc. is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Special Wants, Inc. collects information from our users at several different points on our website. We use our best efforts to respect and protect the privacy of our online visitors.

What Information Do We Collect?  

We only gather personally identifiable data (such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e-mail addresses, etc.) that are voluntarily submitted by a visitor, and we only use such data for such purposes as facilitating online donations, facilitating holiday wish transactions, sending updates via newsletter.

 

How Do We Use Your Information?   

We use the information we collect or receive:  

  • To facilitate account creation and logon process.If you choose to link your account with us to a third party account *(such as your Google or Facebook account), we use the information you allowed us to collect from those third parties to facilitate account creation and logon process for the performance of the contract. See the section below headed " HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS " for further information.            
  • Fulfill and manage your requests and donations.We may use your information to fulfill and manage your requests, and donations, made through the site.                    
  • To enable user-to-user communications.We may use your information in order to enable user-to-user communications with each user's consent.                           
  • To manage user accounts. We may use your information for the purposes of managing our account and keeping it in working order.  
  • To respond to user inquiries/offer support to users. We may use your information to respond to your inquiries and solve any potential issues you might have with the use of our site.   We will not use identifiable personal information without your consent.

 

Web site visitor information is used for internal purposes only and will not be sold to third parties. E-mail addresses of visitors and donors are never sold or exchanged.If you supply us with your postal address on-line, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, requests for financial support, or new products or services. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by contacting us using the address or phone number provided above, or email us at info@specialwants.org. Postal addresses of visitors and donors are never sold or exchanged.

How Do We Handle Your Social Logins?

Our Services offer you the ability to register and login using your third party social media account details (like your Facebook or Twitter logins). Where you choose to do this, we will receive certain profile information about you from your social media provider. The profile Information we receive may vary depending on the social media provider concerned, but will often include your name, e-mail address, friends list, profile picture as well as other information you choose to make public.     

We will use the information we receive only for the purposes that are described in this privacy notice or that are otherwise made clear to you on the site . Please note that we do not control, and are not responsible for, other uses of your personal information by your third party social media provider. We recommend that you review their privacy policy to understand how they collect, use and share your personal information, and how you can set your privacy preferences on their sites and apps.      

Opt-out
If you would prefer not to receive mailings from us, we offer the options below for you to view, modify, delete, or view your records with us. Please include your full name and address and choose one of the following options to make your request to us:

  • Email us at: info@specialwants.org
  • Send mail to the following postal address:
    Special Wants, Inc.
    PO Box 1441, Eatontown, NJ 07724

 

To change or modify your address, please provide both the old and new address in your correspondence.

Security
This website takes all reasonably available precautions to protect our users’ information.  We accept donations using a 3rd party service and will never collect or manage credit card or banking information directly on our site.  You will be redirected to a 3rd party secure site for any financial transaction. Special Wants, Inc. is not responsible for technical, security or privacy issues managed by these other sites.

Links to Third Party Sites
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Special Wants, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Privacy details related for residents of European Economic Area

If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm  
 

Account Information  

If you would at any time like to review or change the information in your account or terminate your account, you can:

■  Contact us using the contact information provided.

■  Log into your account settings and update your user account.

Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.

Cookies and similar technologies: Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Services. To opt-out of interest-based advertising by advertisers on our Services visit 
http://www.aboutads.info/choices/

Opting out of email marketing: You can unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any time by sending an email to: info@specialwants.org. You will then be removed from the marketing email list – however, we may still need to send you any service-related emails that are necessary for the administration and use of your account. 

 

Restriction of Liability
Special Wants, Inc. shall not be liable for any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, line failure, or any cause beyond Special Wants, Inc.’s reasonable control.

Copyright Information
The copyrights to materials posted on this site are owned by, or licensed to, Special Wants, Inc. All rights reserved. The names and trademarks appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity without their owner’s prior written permission.

Information Accuracy
We use our best efforts to ensure that the information presented on our web site is correct and accurate. However, if inaccuracy should occur, we will use our best efforts to make a correction in a timely manner. To report any web site inaccuracies or to request answers to questions about our Privacy Policy, or questions about the information we collect, please email us at info@specialwants.org, or write to us.

This website is owned and operated by Special Wants, Inc. You may contact us at the following postal address:

Special Wants, Inc.
PO Box 1441, Eatontown, NJ 07724
Phone: 732-918-1489
or via email at: info@specialwants.org

Thank you for visiting our site and for your support of our mission to deliver sensory items, gifts and a sense of community to families in the U.S.A. who are caring for loved ones with special needs during the holiday season and throughout the year.