Intellectual Property Rights
All the content on this website or app is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights, whether originally provided by TWR or by third party contributors, and is intended only for your personal and private use. This includes, but is not limited to audio, video, photographic, text and artistic renderings including corporate logos, and underlying computer software. Content provided by twr.org on its own or on behalf of third-party contributors may not be reproduced or redistributed in any manner including electronic retransmission, sold, resold, or otherwise exploited for any reason without written permission from TWR. If you are the owner or legal representative of the owner of content that you believe is available without permission through twr.org, please notify us through our copyright inquiry form contained on this website.
Content permanence and accuracy
Responses to this website
If this website is equipped with a response function through which you can comment or ask questions related to your use of this site, TWR reserves the right to use your responses for promotional purposes, and to encourage partner organizations that provide content for this site. Personal information related to your response will NOT be displayed on the twr.org website, will NOT be shared with third parties, and will NOT otherwise be made public.
Interaction with third-party content providers:
We provide links to websites of other organizations who may provide goods and services of their own. Any interaction you have with these organizations involving the payment for and deliver of resources or services is strictly between you and those organizations. By use of this site, you agree that TWR will not be liable for any failure of deliveries and services or other misrepresentations by third-party contributors or advertisers.
DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS. TWR, THE OWNER OF THIS SITE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR IMPLICITLY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE RELIABILITY OF THE SITE’S OPERATION AND THE CONTENT PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY ORGANIZATIONS, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN ENDORSEMENT OF THOSE ORGANIZATIONS, THEIR PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES. TWR IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, TWR IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF INFORMATION, CORRUPTION OR THEFT OF DATA, VIRUSES, SPYWARE, OR OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS. THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND TWR. YOU AGREE AND UNDERSTAND THAT TWR WOULD NOT PROVIDE THIS WEBSITE WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS.
General information & legal governance
TWR and its affiliates value our relationship with you and respect your rights to privacy. This policy is provided to describe how we collect and process information about you when you use our websites and apps.
While you may use many features of our sites and apps anonymously, we collect personal information that you submit to us voluntarily to make donations, or to request that we send information or materials to you. We also collect information about your use of our sites and apps as described in this policy to help us make our sites and services work better for you.
How we collect and use personal information
We collect information that you submit through online forms and apps which includes contact submissions, donation submissions and other feedback forms. We also collect information about how you use TWR sites and apps primarily through cookies.
When you ask for information or materials from TWR, it may be necessary to collect information such as your email and/or mailing address to fulfill your request.
When you make a donation through our website it will be necessary to collect certain financial data such as credit card information or bank account details in order to process your donation.
If you are under the age of 18, you must not provide your name, email address or any other identifying information without the consent of your parent or guardian, or as otherwise provided for by applicable local laws.
How we secure your personal information
Once your information reaches a TWR website, we use security controls and measures to protect your personal information.
When making an online donation or purchasing resources, the personal data you enter on TWR's site is encrypted with secure server software (Secure Sockets Layer SSL padlock in your browser window) that encodes the information before your Web browser sends it to us. Your information remains encrypted while it is sent to us and is readable by us only after it reaches our secure servers. When you make a donation or purchase resources using a credit card, your payment data is immediately encrypted and goes directly to a secure credit card processing company.
How we share your information
We will sometimes share information gathered from our customers/donors with select third party vendors who assist us and other parties with promoting and marketing products. This might include customer research, management of customer databases, promotional mailings or other targeted promotions. This information may include your name, address, e-mail address and transaction history. You may request at any time that we do not share your name, address or other information with these third parties.
For users who are located outside the United States of America, please note that it may be necessary to transfer your information internationally and, specifically, your information may be transferred to and processed in the United States to fulfill the purpose for which your information was collected.
Managing your preferences
You may contact us to alter your information or preferences about how, when, or why we contact you.
If you wish to verify and/or change your contact preferences or any of your information that we have, please call our Donor Services department at 1-800-456-7897 or contact us. If you are in Europe, please go here to learn more about your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file which is placed on your computer or device when you visit a website. Cookies help to analyze how users interact with websites and apps.
- Performance Cookies
- These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our sites. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the sites. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our sites, and will not be able to monitor their performance.
- Functional Cookies
- These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by authorized third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
- Targeting Cookies
- These cookies may be set on our sites by advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant content on other sites. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
- Social Media Cookies
- These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.
Any changes to our privacy and cookie policies will be posted on this page so that you are always aware of which information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances (if any) we disclose it.
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