Our corporate affiliates may offer products, services and digital offerings that may have a different or additional privacy policies which may be made available to You if you choose to use those products, services or digital offerings. Some products and services available on our Digital Properties may have supplemental privacy policies that pertain to those products and services.
We may collect or obtain, either directly or through our services providers, personal information and other information about You when You or Your Firm interact with our Business Offerings. The personal information we obtain varies depending on the Business Offerings you use. For example, we obtain personal information about You when You or Your Firm:
We also may obtain personal information about You from other sources. For example, we may obtain personal information about You from the following sources:
The personal information we obtain may include:
We may use personal information about You:
We may combine information collected from You with other sources to help us improve the accuracy of our marketing and communications as well as to help expand or tailor our interactions with You or Your Firm. This includes combining personal information we obtain through our Digital Properties with information we obtain through the provision of our Services and through Offline Business Interactions, as well as other information, for the purposes described above.
We implement and maintain physical, administrative, technical and organizational measures designed to protect personal information and we regularly adapt these controls to respond to changing requirements and advances in technology.
We may share information about you, including personal information, with various corporate affiliates that are providing services to us, such as administrative, business and data processing services. In addition, in certain situations, we may share information about you with our corporate affiliates for use in their businesses.
We may share certain information about You with the following third parties:
Our service providers are obligated to keep the personal information we share with them confidential and use it only to provide the services specified by us.
If You or Your Firm choose to use or indicate an interest in using a product or service that is offered by a third party and made available through us, we may share personal information with that third party in connection with such use or interest in that product or service.
We advertise on our own Digital Properties, and when we do, we may use information about Your or Your Firm’s relationship with us, such as the type of products and services of ours that You or Your Firm use, to tailor advertisements about National Charitable and to tailor communications about products and services offered by us or by third parties that may be of interest to You or Your Firm.
National Charitable and these third-party online advertising companies may use the data collected, along with other information we have about you and You and Your Firms’ relationships with National Charitable, to serve relevant ads to you. The advertisements may be relevant to Your interests, as determined by You and Your Firms’ activity on National Charitable and third-party websites. These advertisements are known as "interest-based advertisements".
You may opt-out of receiving interest-based advertisements from online advertising companies, including those used by National Charitable, by clicking on the AdChoices icon and following the opt-out instructions.
If you generally want to “opt out” of receiving online interest-based advertisements on Your internet browser from advertisers and third parties that participate in a self-regulatory programs like the Digital Advertising Alliance DAA program or the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI), please follow the instructions at WebChoices: Digital Advertising Alliance's Consumer Choice Tool for Web US (aboutads.info) and NAI Consumer Opt Out (networkadvertising.org) to place an “opt-out” cookie on your device indicating that you do not want to receive interest-based advertisements. WebChoices: Digital Advertising Alliance's Consumer Choice Tool for Web US (aboutads.info) and NAI Consumer Opt Out (networkadvertising.org) to place an “opt-out” cookie on your device indicating that you do not want to receive interest-based advertisements. WebChoices: Digital Advertising Alliance's Consumer Choice Tool for Web US (aboutads.info) and NAI Consumer Opt Out (networkadvertising.org) to place an “opt-out” cookie on Your device indicating that you do not want to receive interest-based advertisements. If you want to “opt out” of receiving online interest-based advertisements on mobile devices, please follow the instructions at YourAdChoices.com | AppChoices and Mobile Opt Out - NAI: Network Advertising Initiative (thenai.org).
Our Business Offerings are not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13). We do not intentionally collect information on our Business Offerings from those we know are under thirteen, and we request that these individuals do not provide personal information through our Business Offerings.
This section is provided for purposes related to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (collectively, the “CPRA”) and applies solely to the personal information and the National Charitable companies that are subject to the CPRA. As used in this section, “personal information” means information that meets the definition of “personal information” as set forth in the CPRA and is not otherwise excluded from the scope of the CPRA.
The CPRA gives certain rights to California residents and imposes certain obligations on those businesses that are subject to the CPRA. As required by the CPRA, set forth below is a description of certain rights that California residents generally have under the CPRA. Based on Your relationship with National Charitable, some or all of the rights described below may not apply to you. As used below, a “consumer” means a resident of the State of California and a “covered business” means a business that is subject to the CPRA.
These disclosures are not required to include any information about activity that occurred prior to January 1, 2022. Please also note that a covered business is not required to honor more than 2 of these requests from the same consumer during any 12-month period.
We may collect the following categories of personal information about you:
The retention periods for data elements within each category listed above vary depending on the nature of the data element and the purposes for which it is collected and used. Our retention period for the data elements within each category is set based on the following criteria: (1) the length of time that the data is needed for the purposes for which it was created or collected, (2) the length of time the data is needed for other operational or record retention purposes, (3) the length of time the data is needed in connection with our legal, compliance and regulatory requirements, for legal defense purposes and to comply with legal holds, (4) how the data is stored, (5) whether the data is needed for security purposes and fraud prevention, and (6) whether the data is needed to ensure the continuity of our products and services.
Please see the section above entitled “How we obtain Your Personal Information” for a description of the sources from which we collect Your personal information.
Please see the section above entitled “How we use Personal Information” for a description of the business or commercial purposes for which we collect personal information, including sensitive personal information. In addition to those purposes described above, below are additional business or commercial purposes for which we collect personal information:
Depending on the nature of Your interactions with us, and on the Business Offerings that we provide to You or Your Firm, we disclose to third parties for business purposes the personal information that is encompassed by one or more of the categories described in the “Categories of personal information we may collect about you” section above, with the categories of third parties listed in the section above entitled “How we share information about You with third parties”.
Because we do not sell or share personal information, National Charitable companies do not have any obligation under the CPRA to accept CPRA requests requesting that the National Charitable companies not sell or share a consumer’s personal information.
Please note that certain types of personal information collected or maintained by a covered business are exempt from the CPRA. For example, a covered business has limited obligations, or in some cases, no obligations, under the CPRA with regard to the following types of personal information:
In addition, some businesses are not subject to the CPRA, such as:
Furthermore, under the CPRA, there are a number of situations where a covered business under the CPRA may refuse to honor a CPRA request to delete a consumer’s personal information and is allowed to continue to maintain the personal information. Some examples include situations where retention of the personal information is reasonably necessary to:
If You wish to submit a CPRA request to National Charitable , You may initiate Your request through one of the options provided on our California Privacy Rights Request Page or you may call 1-800-952-4438. Before submitting Your request, please ensure You have reviewed all the CPRA exemptions, including those described above under the section entitled “CPRA Exemptions”. For example, Fidelity Charitable is a non-profit organization exempt from CPRA and therefore not required to accept CPRA requests.
You should generally expect to receive a response within 45 days of the date we receive Your request. However, in some instances, we may require an additional 45 days to process Your request in which case we will notify You and explain why the extension is necessary.
We will need to verify Your identity before we can process Your request. Through the request process, we will make You aware of any information that You will need to provide to us to process Your request. You may have to confirm that You are a California resident and verify Your identity or the identities of those authorized to submit requests on Your behalf. Additionally, the information You provide will be used to help verify Your identity.
To understand how You can designate an authorized agent with the ability to make a request under the CPRA on Your behalf, please refer to our California Privacy Rights Request Page.