Privacy Information

8 Nov 18

Subject, Matter and Scope

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We have established the following guidelines to explain the way in which we use information gathered from visitors to our website. These guidelines may be changed or updated from time to time.

Responsible Body

OneDollarGlasses USA

PO Box 600121
Newtonville MA 02460-9998
Phone: (617) 454-4797
Email: [email protected]

Visit to the Website

Every time you visit our website, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer. In order for the pages to be displayed in your browser, the IP address of the device you are using must be processed. Additional information about the browser of your mobile device is also provided.

Ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of personal data processed with our IT systems is of great importance to us. The data will also be used to correct errors on the website.

For these purposes, the following data is logged:

  • IP address of the calling computer
  • Operating system of the calling computer
  • Browser version of the calling computer
  • Name of the retrieved file
  • Date and time of retrieval
  • Amount of data transferred
  • Referring URL

This data is regularly deleted after 30 days.


If you contact us to request information, the information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request.

Donor Information

If you have donated to us, we will keep you as a donor in our database. We will process your address to send you donation receipts and postal information about the association and its projects.


If you donate, your entered contact and payment data will be used to carry out the donation. For the integration of the online donation form we use the service PayPal. If you donate via PayPal you will be redirected to the PayPal website where you can make your donation. We do not receive any account data, but are only informed about the donation made.

If you donate to us by bank transfer, we collect and store your bank details in order to be able to recognize you in case of possible further donations and to be able to send you a donation receipt/confirmation of donation for the entire amount of the donations made in the respective calendar year. 


We process the personal data of active supporters of OneDollarGlasses USA in order to facilitate communications to supporters and in the projects carried out by the association. If you become a supporter of the association, your name, address, date of birth, professional, other relevant qualifications and interests will be processed. The data of supporters will also be used to send the internal newsletter by e-mail.  


A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies on this site. We may link the information we store in cookies to your personal information in order to provide a faster and more pleasant online experience. Cookies do not contain personally identifiable information. We use session cookies, which are only stored for the duration of the respective visit to our website. A randomly generated unique identification number, a so-called session ID, is stored in a session cookie. Session cookies are automatically deleted after leaving our website.

In addition, we use temporary cookies that we store on your terminal device for a certain period of time (so-called first party cookies). If you visit our site again, it will automatically recognize that you have already been with us and which entries and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.  You have the option of preventing the setting of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. However, then our website will only be useable to a limited extent. Cookies do not install or start any programs or other applications on your computer.

You may opt-out of the use of cookies for range measurement and advertising purposes via the deactivation page of the network advertising initiative ( and additionally the US website (

Web Analysis

We use web analytics services on our website or parts of the website to measure how our website is used by its visitors and to optimize the website as a whole and its presentation.

We use the web analysis service Google Analytics with IP anonymisation. Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google, LLC, USA ("Google"). Within the framework of Google Analytics, cookies are set. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser accordingly. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the online content and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link, which informs Google Analytics via JavaScript that no data and information on visits to websites may be transmitted to Google Analytics:

For further information on data processing by Google, please refer to Google's data protection information:


We use the monitoring service Pingdom of the service provider SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC, in the USA. This monitoring service enables an analysis of the loading behavior and the availability of our website. Cookies are set for this purpose. 


YouTube videos are embedded on our website. These are made available by YouTube, LLC, ("YouTube") via a plugin.

We use the "advanced privacy settings" for embedded YouTube videos, i.e., YouTube does not set cookies. However, when you visit a website using the YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube is inevitable and your IP address is transmitted to YouTube. When you are logged in to YouTube, the information you submit can be linked to your account.

For more information on privacy at YouTube, please visit YouTube's Privacy and Security Center at:

YouTube, as a subsidiary of Google, is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement. 

Social Media Buttons

Various buttons of the social media networks, Facebook and YouTube, are integrated on our website.  If you click one of these social media buttons, you will be redirected to our pages on the respective social media network. In this case, the provider of the respective social media network will be informed that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile on the respective social media network or are not logged in there. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to a server of the respective provider. If you click on a social media button and are either logged in to the respective social media network or then log in to the page of the respective social media network, the transmitted information can be assigned to your account on the social media network.

For information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by the providers of the respective social media network, the provider identification, a contact option and your rights and setting options for data protection, please refer to the respective data protection information of the providers of the social media networks.

Age Restriction

This website is not intended or designed for use by children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from or about anyone under the age of 16.

Recipient of data

If we use service providers or third parties to provide the website and/or our services, we take appropriate legal precautions as well as appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the protection of your personal data.

Information to ensure fair/transparent processing

Your rights

You have the right to free access to your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing and a right to correction, blocking or deletion of these data. You also have the right to limitation of the processing and to object to the processing.  You also have the right to have your data, which we process automatically, handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format.  To assert your rights, please contact us using the contact details provided for the responsible party above.

Mandatory Information

The provision of personal data is neither required by law nor by contract, nor are you obliged to provide personal data, however, personal information is required for donation purposes.

Automated Decision Making

We do not carry out automated decision making, including profiling.

Storage and Deletion

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here as provided for in the storage periods provided for by law.  If the storage purpose no longer applies, the personal data will be blocked or deleted routinely and in accordance with the statutory provisions.

Technical/organizational measures of data security

We take organizational, contractual and technical security measures in accordance with the state of the art in order to ensure that the regulations of data protection laws are observed and thus to protect the data processed by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorized persons. Our website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders, requests or payment data that you send to us.

Changes to this data protection information

We reserve the right to occasionally adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g., when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply for your next visit.