Terms of Service
Limitation of Liability
The website https://www.coralguardian.org/ aims to provide information on all activities of the Coral Guardian association. The information contained on the website and thematic Coral Guardian watches are as accurate as possible. The site is periodically updated, but can contain inaccuracies, omissions or gaps. If you find a deficiency, error or what appears to be malfunctioning, thank you kindly report it electronically (via the address: info [at] coralguardian.org). Within a reasonable time, Coral Guardian will proceed to the rectification of the problem.
All downloaded content is at the risk of the user and under his sole responsibility. Consequently, Coral Guardian may not be held liable for any damage suffered by the user’s computer or any loss of data download.
The website and thematic vigils Coral Guardian establish hyperlinks to other websites or other sources on the Internet. Coral Guardian has no way to control these sites and sources, and does not respond to the availability of such sites and external sources nor guarantee. Coral Guardian may not be held responsible for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the content of these external sites or resources, including information, products or services they offer, or any use that can be done thereof. Coral Guardian does not appropriate the contents to which these sites or sources give access, and excludes all liability and guarantee with regard to such content. All the “news” posted on the website and on thematic vigils Coral Guardian return on the original publisher site, Coral Guardian and respecting the right to the property of the publisher of “news.”
Coral Guardian can not guarantee in any case that the proposed services will not be interrupted. Coral Guardian keep the right to modify the services offered on this website or terminate, without notice.
Personal data protection
Coral Guardian respects the privacy of users of its services and complies strictly with laws on the protection of privacy and individual freedoms. Coral Guardian agrees not to disclose to third parties the information the users of its services provide it. They are confidential and will only be used for the proper performance of the services offered by Coral Guardian.
According to the french law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 (as amended by Law 2004-801 of 6 August 2004 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data) relating to data, files and freedom, the website has been declared to the Commission Nationale Informatique et Libertés (www.cnil.fr). Under this law, users of Coral Guardian services have a right to access, rectify, modify and delete data concerning them personally. This right may be exercised either by post (via the address: Coral Guardian – 3 rue de la Pierrée – 91470 Limours – France ) or electronically (via the address: info [at] coralguardian.org).
Coral Guardian reserves the right to inform the users of its services of developments in its own services. The user undertakes not to use the information obtained only for lawful purposes, in accordance with the law, and to respect the terms and conditions set forth herein or any other indication given as part of these terms. Coral Guardian recalls that information to the user should not be disclosed to third parties. The user will be held responsible for any unauthorized use of such confidential information as may be the cause.
Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
If for any reason any of these terms and conditions should be declared unenforceable, such unenforceability shall not affect the application of other provisions of the general conditions; that deemed inapplicable will be replaced by the closest possible arrangement. Coral Guardian may not be held liable for any failure that would originate in a case of force majeure beyond its control, including, without limitation, cases of war, riot, insurrection, strike, lockout, shortage, fire, earthquake, storm, flood. Similarly, Coral Guardian can not be held responsible for the use made of its website and its thematic vigils and content. The user is solely responsible for its use by itself or by a third party. These general conditions are exclusively governed by French law. The courts of Paris shall have exclusive jurisdiction in case of any possible litigation or dispute. The reference language for the potential litigation settlement, is French.
Coral Guardian France
Coral Guardian is a France-based independent non-profit organisation, working in France and in the Coral Triangle, dedicated to the preservation of coral reefs and their ecosystems.
Coral Guardian is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and that personal information that it collects from you will be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Coral Guardian respects and upholds your rights to privacy protection under the French Privacy Principles regarding how we collect, use, disclose and hold your personal information.
Coral Guardian collects personal information from you to enable us to provide certain services to you. The types of personal information that we may collect include your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, date of birth and bank/credit card details.
We collect personal information from you in a number of ways, including through your online interaction with Coral Guardian when you purchase Coral Guardian merchandise or make donations to Coral Guardian, and when you take part in an event or action with Coral Guardian, such as a petition. By engaging with us you consent to the collection and use of your personal information.
We may also collect personal information from you from time to time to update your existing information, and to acquire new supporters to support our ongoing cause. For example, if you sign one of our petitions we may contact you to ask you to donate to or get involved in some other action in connection with our campaign.
Occasionally we may also collect personal information from publicly available sources such as the telephone directory, and occasionally from third party sources such as Change.org.
When we collect personal information from you, we expect you will only provide information that is accurate, complete and up to date. We will only collect personal information by lawful and fair means, and not in an unreasonable or intrusive way.
Where it is lawful and practicable to do so, Coral Guardian will offer you the option of interacting with us anonymously or by using a pseudonym.
Use of data
The personal information that we collect from you is used, among other things, to process your donations and to provide you with receipts, to communicate with you about campaigns and events, and to ask you to participate in these campaigns and events. We may also contact you to inform you of how your gifts are helping us to reach our goals.
If you choose not to provide us with certain personal information, we may not be able to perform certain services, including processing your requests and payments, communicating with you or giving us full access to your supporter history (for example, donation history or previous campaign support).
We may disclose your personal information to third parties acting on our behalf, where it is required or allowed by law, or where you have otherwise consented.
For example, if you purchase products from our online shop, we may need to disclose your personal information to third parties to fulfil your order, for example for postage services. This will only happen when it is required to provide the service for which you originally disclosed your personal information.
We will always offer you an opportunity to Opt-Out of receiving communications from Coral guardian. Should you choose to Opt-Out, we will take steps to ensure your details are excluded from all internal marketing lists and future campaigns.
Data security and credit card security online
Coral Guardian takes reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Coral Guardian will at all times take reasonable precautions to maintain the confidentiality of all the information that it holds about you, and will endeavour to protect the information from misuse, interferences and loss, and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. All personal information is securely held by Coral Guardian, with access restricted to authorised staff only.
Coral Guardian uses secure server software that is the industry standard and is among the best software available for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name and address so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet.
Visiting our website
We do not collect personal information from our visitors other than what is supplied to us on a voluntary basis. Coral Guardian analyses our website logs to constantly improve the value of the content available on our website. Information in our website logs is not personally identifiable and we make no attempt to link that information with the individuals that browse our site.
We may track exchanges on the e-cards pages strictly in order to make sure the site is working consistently. We do not contact any supporter who has used the e-cards system or the person/s they are emailing. We do not share, rent or sell email addresses logged by that system.
When you visit our website, we may collect and store your computer’s assigned IP address, the date and time of your visit, the information accessed and the referring page. We will also collect other non-identifying data for statistical purposes. This information is not linked to your personal information unless required by law.
Like many websites, our website may use ‘cookies’ from time to time. Cookies are small text files that the website transfers to your computer through your web browser to enable the website’s systems to recognise your computer. Cookies may also be used to record non-personal information such as the date, time or duration of your visit, or the pages accessed, for website administration, statistical and maintenance purposes. Any such information will be aggregated and not linked to particular individuals unless required by law.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. Please note that some parts of the website may not function fully for users that disallow cookies.
Access, correction and complaints
Coral Guardian will provide you with access to information we hold about you where this is possible and where it is necessary and lawful for us to do so. We will also take reasonable steps to update the information so that it is accurate, complete and current.
When you contact us, please include your email address, name, address, and telephone number and clearly describe your request or complaint. We will respond to within a reasonable period. If we decline your request to access your personal information or to correct it we will provide you with written notice setting out why your request has been refused and the mechanisms available to complain about the refusal.
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