Data Retention Policy for GiveAnywhere Platform Operated by GiveAnywhere LLC
Effective Date: 06/01/2023
GiveAnywhere LLC, operating the GiveAnywhere platform ("we," "us," or "our"), recognizes the importance of data retention and the responsible management of user information. This Data Retention Policy outlines our practices regarding the retention and deletion of data collected through the GiveAnywhere platform.

Purpose and Scope
  1. 1.1 This Data Retention Policy applies to all personal and non-personal information collected through the GiveAnywhere platform. It provides guidelines for the retention and deletion of data to ensure compliance with legal obligations, business requirements, and user expectations.

Data Retention Principles
  1. 2.1 Minimization: We retain data only for as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected and to fulfill our legal obligations.
  2. 2.2 Lawful Basis: We retain data in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, contractual obligations, and legitimate business interests.
  3. 2.3 Data Categories: We categorize data based on its type and sensitivity, applying different retention periods accordingly.

Data Retention Periods
  1. 3.1 Personal Information: We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, to provide the requested services, and to comply with legal requirements. The specific retention periods may vary depending on factors such as the nature of the data, the applicable legal obligations, and any contractual or business considerations. Examples of personal information and associated retention periods include:
    1. Account Information: We retain account information for as long as the user maintains an active account. If an account is inactive or closed, we may retain the information for a reasonable period to facilitate reactivation or as required by law.
    2. Donation Information: We retain donation information for a period necessary to process the donation, provide tax receipts or acknowledgments, and comply with financial, accounting, and tax regulations.
    3. Communication Data: We retain communication data, such as emails or messages, for a reasonable period necessary to address user inquiries, provide support, or maintain a record of interactions.
  2. 3.2 Non-Personal Information: We may retain non-personal information, such as aggregated or anonymized data, for an indefinite period, as long as it does not identify individuals or violate their privacy rights.

Data Deletion and Disposal
  1. 4.1 Secure Deletion: When data reaches the end of its retention period or is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, we will securely delete or anonymize the data, rendering it non-retrievable.
  2. 4.2 Data Disposal: We use appropriate measures to dispose of data in a manner that ensures it cannot be accessed or reconstructed. Disposal methods may include permanent deletion from our systems, shredding physical documents, or securely wiping electronic storage media.

User Rights
  1. 5.1 Users have certain rights regarding their personal information, including the right to access, rectify, and delete their data. If you would like to exercise these rights or have any questions regarding our data retention practices, please refer to our Privacy Policy or contact us using the information provided below.

Changes to this Data Retention Policy
  1. 6.1 We may update this Data Retention Policy as necessary to reflect changes in our data retention practices or legal requirements. We will notify users of any material changes by posting the updated policy on the GiveAnywhere platform or through other means of communication.

Contact Us
  1. If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Data Retention Policy or our data retention practices, please contact us at
    GiveAnywhere LLC
    2512 Chambers Rd, Suite # 105
    Tustin - CA 92780

By using the GiveAnywhere platform, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Data Retention Policy and consent to the retention and disposal of your data as described herein.