SOSLsd.org is the website for Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL), a San Diego based nonprofit organization devoted to supporting people who have lost a loved one to suicide, and educating the community about suicide and the prevention of suicide. This website contains information about SOSL’s work and how you can get involved. SOSL is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to its website. The following outlines our online policies and the ways in which we collect, store, and use personally identifiable information via our website.
All materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by SOSL or other individuals or entities. All rights are reserved. The names, trademarks, service marks, and logos of SOSL appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or affiliation with any product or service without SOSL’s prior written permission, with the exclusion of materials on suicide prevention and community awareness in regard to suicide. SOSL wants to share information on prevention and outreach far and wide; however, we are not sharing proprietary information and unauthorized use of such information is expressly forbidden.
Although SOSL’s website includes links providing direct access to other internet sites, SOSL takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those sites.
SOSL is committed to safeguarding your privacy. Contact us at if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data , and we will gladly assist you.
Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.
Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
Child – a natural person under 16 years of age.
We/us (either capitalized or not) –
We promise to follow the following data protection principles:
The Data Subject has the following rights:
Information you have provided us with
This might – be your e-mail address, name, billing address, home address etc – mainly information that is necessary for delivering you a product/service or to enhance your customer experience with us. We save the information you provide us with in order for you to comment or perform other activities on the website. This information includes, for example, your name and e-mail address.
Information automatically collected about you
This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. For example, your shopping cart information, your IP address, your shopping history (if there is any) etc. This information is used to improve your customer experience. When you use our services or look at the contents of our website, your activities may be logged.
Information from our partners
We gather information from our trusted partners with confirmation that they have legal grounds to share that information with us. This is either information you have provided them directly with or that they have gathered about you on other legal grounds. Currently, this PayPal, if you have used them on our website.
Publicly available information
We might gather information about you that is publicly available.
We use your Personal Data in order to:
We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds and/or with your Consent.
On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
On the ground of legitimate interest, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
As long as you have not informed us otherwise, we consider offering you services that are similar or same to your history to be our legitimate interest.
With your consent we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
We Process your Personal Data in order to fulfill obligation rising from the law and/or use your Personal Data for options provided by law. We reserve the right to anonymize Personal Data gathered and to use any such data. We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when it is anonymized. We save your billing information and other information gathered about you for as long as needed for accounting purposes or other obligations deriving from the law, but not longer than [TODO]
We might process your Personal Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here but are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered. To do this, we will ensure that:
We will inform you of any further Processing and purposes.
We do not share your Personal Data with strangers. Personal Data about you is in some cases provided to our trusted partners in order to either make providing the service to you possible or to enhance your customer experience. We share your data with:
Connected third parties:
We only work with Processing partners who are able to ensure an adequate level of protection to your Personal Data. We disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials when we are legally obliged to do so. We might disclose your Personal Data to third parties if you have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.
We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe. We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymizing and pseudonymizing where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. We use Sucuri’s Firewall to monitor for and when necessary protect our site against attacks before they reach our web host’s servers.
Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.
If you have an account with us, note that you have to keep your username and password secret.
We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.
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Last modification was made May 30, 2018.
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