Privacy Policy

Last modified: November 17, 2020


Rung Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Rung for Women (“Foundation,” “we,” or “us”) respects your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide to us, whether in person, through a form or document, or when you visit the website (the “Website’) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On the Website.
  • In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and the Foundation.
  • If applicable, through mobile and desktop applications you may download from the Website.
  • When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this Privacy Policy.
  • Pursuant to any document or form which expressly incorporates this Privacy Policy by reference.
  • In the context of your employment or volunteering or an application for employment or volunteering with the Foundation.

It does not apply to information collected by any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use the Website or any mobile and desktop applications you may download from the Website. By accessing or using the Website, using any mobile and desktop applications you may download from the Website, entering into any document or submitting any form which expressly incorporates this Privacy Policy by reference, or submitting an application for employment or volunteering with the Foundation, you agree to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of the Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Privacy Policy periodically for updates.

Children Under the Age of 13

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or through any of its features, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at .

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about you, including information:

  • By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“personal information”);
  • That is about you but individually does not identify you, such as areas of interest or your organization name; and/or
  • About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access the Website, and usage details.

We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies and other tracking technologies.
  • From third parties, for example, our business partners, co-designers and service providers.

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect from you may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website, or provide to us directly (in person or otherwise). This includes personal information from members and donors. This also includes information provided at the time of requesting information about volunteering or future employment. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the Website.
  • Information that you provide in connection with accessing any resources we provide, including details relating to your use of such resources.
  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
  • Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete.
  • Details of transactions or donations that you carry out, through the Website or otherwise. You may be required to provide financial and other personal information before making a donation.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies 

As you navigate through and interact with the Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to the Website, including communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

The information we collect automatically may include personal information or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve the Website and the other services we provide, and to deliver a better and more personalized group of services, including by enabling us to:

  • Estimate the size and usage patterns of members, donors, volunteers and the general public with whom we interact.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize the Website or services you access according to your individual interests.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Provide information across multiple services (including to third party co-designers or other providers who assist with such services) we provide or otherwise make available to our members.
  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to the Website.

Third-Party Use of Cookies

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies, alone or in conjunction with other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use the Website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present the Website and its contents to you.
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you provide us with an email to receive our newsletter, we will use that email to send you our newsletter.
  • If applicable, to create, maintain, customize, and secure your account with us.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To process your donations.
  • To notify you about changes to the Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
  • To provide you with support and to respond to your inquiries.
  • To provide you with news and general information about products, services and events, unless you have opted not to receive such information.
  • To improve your experience.
  • To monitor the usage of the Website.
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues with the Website.
  • To evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Foundation’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by the Foundation about our users is among the assets transferred.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our members, donors, volunteers or Website users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • To contractors, volunteers, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our mission or otherwise provide services relating thereto and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential.
  • To a successor in the event of an acquisition, merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other transfer of some or all of the Foundation’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by the Foundation is among the assets transferred.
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  • With your consent.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • To enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements.
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Foundation, our volunteers, our employees, our members, our donors, or others.

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
  • Promotional Offers from Us. If you do not wish to have your email address used by us to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.

We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website.

Links from the Website; Third Party Collection

If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. In addition to links from the Website, we cooperate with a number of third parties to provide resources which relate to our services in other formats.  These third parties may also independently collect information on their own behalf, in person or through other means, in connection with services provided by us.  While we have entered into contractual relationships with many such third parties which address the treatment of information collected in connection with our services, we have no control over third party collection and use of your information or the contents of third-party sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of, or provision of information in connection with, any of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this Website or otherwise provide information to any third parties, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites or other policies provided by such third parties at the time of collection.

We do not guarantee that you will receive notice or an alert when providing information to a third party or when you leave our Website, and it is your responsibility to determine the party to whom information is being provided or when you have left the Website.  Any personal information you provide to a third party, including through linked pages or applications, is provided directly to that third party and is subject to that third party’s privacy and other policies. We encourage you to learn about the privacy and security practices and policies of any third party before providing them with personal information.

Data Security

In part, the safety and security of your information depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of the Website or other services we provide, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we make efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to the Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to this Privacy Policy on this page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

Geographic Restrictions

The owner of the Website is based in the State of Missouri in the United States. We provide this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at 2717 Sidney Street, St. Louis, MO 63104 or .