Terms of use

This Privacy Policy was published and made effective on December 5th, 2017.

Our website located at http://international.ccf.org.tw/ ("Website") is owned and operated by Taiwan Fund for Children and Families and its affiliates (collectively referred to as "TFCF", "we", "our" or "us").

Your privacy is important to us. Our Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site and our products and services.  We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.  This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources.

Collection of personal data and user information
When you visit our Website you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Website.

Personal data
Personal data you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis or when you register on the Website for purposes of making online donations. Such information may include your:

• name; 
• email address; 
• correspondence address; 
• telephone number; 
• country of residence; 
• identity reference; and
• date of birth.

Credit Card Information
Taiwan Fund for Children and Families is grateful for the donations that help us continue our valuable work. It is very important to us that your personal information remains secure. When you donate to TFCF online, your credit card information is secured by a reputable security company (Verisign). Also, your credit card number is used only for that particular transaction and is not stored.

User information
When you look at this Website, our service provider makes a record of your visit. This shows your domain name server address, IP address, operating system, browser type, and the pages you have visited. We may also obtain information about your general Internet usage to help us improve the Website by using "cookies" which are stored on the hard drive of your computer. Information gathered by using cookies may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, and time spent at the Website. The service provider only discloses to us aggregate information about the number of visitors. We will only use the information for preparing statistics.

How we protect your personal data
TFCF is committed to safeguarding web user’s personal information in respect of its collection, use, retention security, transfer, and access. Personal data is collected by lawful and fair means and only used for lawful purposes directly related to the functions and activities of TFCF. We take all reasonably practical steps to ensure that personal data collected and retained are accurate and protected against unauthorized or accidental access, processing, or other use. We limit the use of and access to your personal data to our designated employees, authorized agents, and processors who are instructed to handle your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Use of your personal data
The personal information you have provided to TFCF will be treated as strictly confidential. Your personal data will be used for purposes of receipting, communication on development and emergency relief matters, and fundraising for the Taiwan Fund for Children and Families.

Your personal data will be stored in the secured internal system.

Important notice on personal data usage 
To connect closely with you and to keep you informed of TFCF’s work and fundraising progress, Taiwan Fund for Children and Families and its service providers may use your contact information (name, telephone, email and address) for the purpose of communications, receipt issuance, fundraising and survey administration. The personal data collected will be treated as strictly confidential. If you would not like to receive such materials or communications, please contact us at fund@ccf.org.tw.

Registration and online donations 
When you register or donate through the Website, your personal information will be securely encrypted. Your credit card information will be passed to a third party (such as a bank) only where necessary for the purpose of processing the donation payment. TFCF will not disclose any of the credit card information to any other third party.

Links to other websites
The Website provides hyperlinks to other websites. This Privacy Policy does not apply in respect of such third-party websites, and we are not responsible for any personal information about you that they may collect. These third-party hyperlinks are only supplied for the convenience of the Website’s visitors.

While we aim to use a "secure mode" whenever we request personal information, we do not guarantee that information transmitted through the Website or any electronic mail (email) will be secure, since such information or email sent over the Internet is not secure.

Your Consent
By using our Website you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on our Website to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we may disclose it.