The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) provides California residents with additional rights.
A number of statutory exceptions apply under the CCPA and to this California Consumer Privacy Act Notice, including the following, which limit certain rights under CCPA:
- personal information reflecting a written or verbal communication or a transaction between the business and the consumer, where the consumer is a natural person who is acting as an employee, owner, director, officer, or contractor of a company, partnership, sole proprietorship, non-profit, or government agency and whose communications or transaction with the business occur solely within the context of the business conducting due diligence regarding, or providing or receiving a product or service to or from such company, partnership, sole proprietorship, non-profit, or government agency
- personal information that is collected by a business about a natural person in the course of the natural person acting as a job applicant to, an employee of, owner of, director of, officer of, medical staff member of, or contractor of that business to the extent that the natural person’s personal information is collected and used by the business solely within the context of the natural person’s role or former role as a job applicant to, an employee of, owner of, director of, officer of, medical staff member of, or a contractor of that business
- personal information that is collected by a business that is emergency contact information of the natural person acting as a job applicant to, an employee of, owner of, director of, officer of, medical staff member of, or contractor of that business to the extent that the personal information is collected and used solely within the context of having an emergency contact on file
- personal information that is necessary for the business to retain to administer benefits for another natural person relating to the natural person acting as a job applicant to, an employee of, owner of, director of, officer of, medical staff member of, or contractor of that business to the extent that the personal information is collected and used solely within the context of administering those benefits.
For California residents, please note the personal information we collect, and the purposes for collecting such information, which we collect directly from you or automatically when you visit our Platform:
- Identifiers: namely a real name, alias, postal address, Internet Protocol address, email address, or other similar identifiers, physical characteristics or description, telephone number, education, employment, employment history, and health information
- Commercial Information: credit card/debit card details, bank account, or other financial information, records of services obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies;
- Internet or Other Electronic Network Activity: browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet Web site, application, or advertisement.
CA Personal Information Sold or Disclosed for Business Purposes.
- Sharing Personal Information for Business Purposes: We disclose the following categories of personal information for business purposes: Identifiers, Commercial Information, Internet or Other Electronic Network Activity, and Geolocation Data to marketing, mailing information, data storage, security, fraud prevention, payment processing, legal services, and database maintenance service providers as necessary to provide our Services and communicate with you.
California Residents' Privacy Rights under the CCPA
California residents have rights to request access to certain personal information collected about them over the past 12 months or deletion of their personal information, subject to certain exceptions, and may not be discriminated against because they exercise any of their rights under the CCPA in violation of Cal. Civ. Code §1798.125. They can make requests as follows:
If you are using the GoFundMe Platform, please (1) visit the web form; or (2) by contacting us through our support center here.
If you are using the GFM Charity Platform, please (1) email us at firstname.lastname@example.org; or (2) use the contact form in our Help Center.
In order to protect your privacy and security, we will verify your identity prior to responding to your request, by asking for information such as your name, email, and/or information already maintained by GoFundMe about you or additional proof where necessary. If you are making this request on behalf of someone else, we may request the authorized agent provide us with a copy of a valid power of attorney or evidence of the written authorization.
DO NOT SELL MY PERSONAL INFORMATION: You also have the right to opt-out of GoFundMe selling your information as defined under the CCPA. To exercise this right, please click the Do Not Sell My Personal Information link. If you are making this request on behalf of someone else, we may request the authorized agent provide us with a copy of a valid power of attorney or evidence of the written authorization. If we have actual knowledge that you are under the age of 16, we will not sell your personal information without proper consent.
Access Notice in Alternative Formats. If you need assistance accessing the notice in an alternative format, you can do so by contacting us as stated in the section entitled “Contact Us” above.