Privacy Policy

Surge +Restore is approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (C) (3) tax-exempt organization.  Donations are tax deductible as determined by law. Surge +Restore Federal Identification Number (EIN) is 46-0593478.

Privacy Policy

Surge +Restore is committed to protecting the privacy of our donors and visitors to our website.  In order to help you better understand the information we collect, how it is handled, and our disclosure policy. When you visit our website, you are accepting this Privacy Policy.

Donor Information

If you visit our website or make a donation, either online or otherwise, we will request identifiable information about you such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information. This information enables us to process your donation and communicate with you about it. We do not sell or rent our mailing list to other organizations that solicit donations or sell any products.

By law, we may disclose your personal information to third parties pursuant to law enforcement inquiries, court orders, subpoenas and similar requests.

Security

Companies we work with to process your online donation payments use encryption and security protocols while processing check and credit card transactions and meet all industry standards in their compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and are audited to meet with the Statement on Auditing Standard 70 (SAS 70). Your personal information is stored in a secure location and accessible only by designated employees. We utilize firewalls, encryption, intrusion detection, and site monitoring to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access by users inside and outside the organization.

Browsing our Site

Surge +Restore does not collect any personally identifying information from you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide such information to us.

You can browse Surge +Restore without revealing any information about yourself. The information gathered during normal browsing comes from: standard server logs such as the IP (Internet Protocol) address,  browser type, operating system, domain name, referral sites, pages visited, and the dates/times of those visits.

Cookies

When you visit our website, we might store some information on your computer in the form of a “cookie” which is a piece of text that stores information on your browser and a visitor session to our site. If you prefer, you can set your browser to not accept cookies, or to notify you when you receive a new cookie.

Parents and Children

Surge + Restore  welcomes people of all ages  to learn about our organization. We encourage parents to monitor their children’s use of the Internet and to help us protect their privacy by providing proper instructions them never to provide personal information on any websites  without supervision and permission.  See Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 – COPPA.  If a parent learns that their child under 13 has provided information to us, please contact  us and we will remove any information.

Governing Law

You agree your use of this Privacy Policy and any disputes relating thereto shall be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon. Any dispute relating to this Privacy Policy shall be handled in the state or federal courts located in Portland, Oregon.