Terms and Privacy Statement

Updated: April 2017

TERMS and Conditions

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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting padua.net. This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note: The privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this web site only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Collection of Information

We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific request. This information is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example to add you to one of our mailing lists.

Cookie/Tracking Technology

The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Distribution of Information

We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

Commitment to Data Security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information.

Donations

Terms of your gift: Thank you for contributing to a Padua Group Foundation campaign. Your donation is to the Padua Group Foundation (PG), a 501c(3) public charity, which re-grants your donation to the charity(ies) you designated through your text message donation. Your donation will appear as Padua Group Foundation on your wireless statement. Per our agreement with all organizations, and in accordance with the Internal Revenue Service, the PG has the exclusive legal control over all donation amounts. If an organization fails to comply with the PG Standards for Participation, the PG reserves the right to disseminate donation amounts to a complementary organization.Please consult your tax or financial advisor for specific questions about your gift. All PG approved organizations qualify for 501c(3) status and donations should be tax deductible. Please save your wireless operator bill or print a donation receipt at padua.net donation link. Your donation is immediate and irrevocable. Accordingly, the PG cannot refund or cancel your donation. Please check with your wireless operator for operator specific refund policies.

Age Requirement – PG does not offer services to, or knowingly collect or solicit information from, anyone under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 may not provide us with any information or use our services. Any information we receive from users believed to be under 13 will be deleted from our system.

Payment to Designated Organization:The PGcollects donations paid by you from your wireless operator. In some instances, your donation will be deducted from your pre-paid balance with your wireless operator. The wireless operators remit 100% of your donation to the PG. Within 30 days of the PG receipt of collected donations from the wireless operator, the PG grants 100% of the donation to the designated organization. (There may be some designated organizations that have permitted the PG to grant 5-10% of each donation to the PG to cover administrative costs associated with the PG’s mission.)

Donation Types:$5 Donations-$1000 A donation of $5.00 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. In addition to your $5.00-$1000 donation, standard text messaging and/or data rates, paypal fees and other provider fees may apply. All donations must be authorized by the account holder. Please contact your wireless operator for additional information. All extra charges are billed by and payable to your wireless operator.

Privacy Contact information

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

  • By E-Mail: support[at]padua.net. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted
  • We reserve the right to refuse service/sales of products and/or discounts to anyone with no further explanation required.
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