Information Collected by ascf.us
ascf.us collects various data from users. The first is in the form of cookies. The second is contact information. The third is donor information.
The cookies on ascf.us collect information for Google Analytics, information on users visiting the website, collect information for advertising. Google Analytics collects information on who views the website and how users found the website. The purpose of ascf.us using Google Analytics is to determine how many people are viewing our website. ascf.us also uses PHPSESSID to allow the site to attach an ID to each user viewing the website. This goes away once the user leaves the website.
This section specifically refers to our “Donate” page and information collected by our payment processor Blue Dog Business Services, LLC. When it comes to the BlueDog iFrame for processing donations, we collect only how much will be donated, payment frequency, customer notes (if a donor wishes to leave a note in that section, it is optional), and billing information. Billing information collects first name, last name, email, phone (optional), address, city, state, zip and country. This information is only accessible to authorized personnel. It is stored in our private data base of donors and on BlueDog’s servers. For more on BlueDog’s privacy statement click here. We use information collected from BlueDog and our own data base to send a monthly newsletter to donors. This newsletter intends to inform readers how we are using their money to pursue our mission of Peace Through Strength. American Security Council Foundation also accepts donation through PayPal. The data with PayPal may be exported into our private data base. The data there may be used to contribute to our monthly donor newsletter. To learn more about how PayPal stores user data, click here.