Privacy Policy

C-Mental Health and its fundraising arm, Global Cycle Club, (henceforth “C-Mental Health/GCC”) is a not-for-profit, section 501(c)(3) organization. We have created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect certain information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our Web site and within our organization.

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for all activities within C-Mental Health, including the website located at the URL and (collectively names “the site(s)”).

In order to fully understand your rights, we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy. C-Mental Health reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, this Privacy Policy notifies you of:

  1. What personally identifiable information of yours is collected;
  2. Who collects such information;
  3. How such information is used;
  4. With whom your information may be shared;
  5. What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information;
  6. What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control, and;
  7. How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to C-Mental Health/GCC by sending an email to Please reference this Privacy Policy when you contact us in the subject line.

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:

When you make a donation in-person, through mail or phone, or attend an event benefiting C-Mental Health/GCC, we collect your information, which may include name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, payment information, birthdate and gender.

Our web registration and donation forms require users to provide information that may include name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, payment information, birthdate, gender, interests, and similar information.

We do not retain credit card account numbers, expiration dates, or security codes. During the donation process, that information is passed to our online credit card processing company before being deleted from our system.

We will not sell your name or mailing address or e-mail address to any third-party organization. We may share your name, address and email address with third party vendors who have agreed to supply services to C-Mental Health/GCC for the purpose of delivering promotional merchandise. Third party vendors, in turn, must abide by C-Mental Health/GCC privacy policies.

In the event you donate to support the participation of someone you know in an event or general fundraising effort benefitting C-Mental Health/GCC, we may share your name, email address, and the amount and date you donated with the participant.

In certain extreme cases, we may share information with government agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation or to comply with any legal obligations, or to protect our rights or those of other parties involved.

Access To The Personal Data We May Hold About You

You can ask us for the specific data that we hold, by emailing a request to: A letter sent to address noted below in the contact us section, attention: Direct Mail Manager also will generate a report sent to your mailing address on file.

As a non-profit organization operating in the United States, C-Mental Health/GCC, may not be subject to certain state or non-U.S. information privacy laws and regulations intended to protect consumer privacy. However, we will make reasonable efforts to, upon your request (which you can per the noted methods above), provide you with a copy of the personal data that we keep about you, within a month (proof of your identity may be required). We will provide the information without any charge.

We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data:

  • erased
  • rectified or amended
  • completed
  • We reserve the right to refuse to provide a copy of your personal data but will give reasons for our refusal.

We do, however, allow you to challenge our decision to refuse to provide you with a copy of your personal data.

Upon your request and to the extent your request does not compromise our privacy or security policies, we will update and correct personal information you have provided to us. In addition, we will honor all requests to remove your name from our solicitation efforts by modifying our database to ensure that no further contact is made with you.

Please allow up to eight weeks for the changes to take effect due to the lead times required for mailing preparation. If you wish to update your information, you may do so by sending us an e-mail that identifies the information you with to have updated. If you wish to remove your name from our solicitation efforts, simply send us an email at

Internet Protocol Address

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site(s), analyze trends, track users’ activity, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site(s), and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Use of “Cookies”

Our site(s) may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our site(s). Cookies are pieces of information that some websites transfer to the computer that is browsing that web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many websites. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the websites. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can manually delete, block, or disable all cookies, within your browser privacy settings or options. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. This may impact your user experience and parts of the sites may not work for you; however, you will be able to submit information.

You cannot remove or block web beacons as they form part of the content of the web pages. These tools do not identify you personally and allow us to track and analyze aggregated usage data about our site(s) and their use. However, because they work in conjunction with cookies, turning off cookies will prevent web beacons from tracking your user activity on our site(s). The beacon can still account for an anonymous visit, but your unique information will not be recorded. The site(s) does not monitor for or behave differently if your computer transmits a “do not track” or similar beacon or message.


All information provided to C-Mental Health is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our site(s) that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of C-Mental Health/GCC. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.


If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site(s), we ask them for the friend’s name and email address. C-Mental Health/GCC will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site(s). C-Mental Health/GCC stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.

Other Web Sites

Our Site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which C-Mental Health/GCC has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

A Note to Parents

The site(s) is not designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger. However, we believe that kids can make a difference, and we may collect and maintain information about users under this age if such individuals register for one of our events or start a fundraising team or want to participate in riding (as in many countries, young children ride their bicycles and some communities support younger bicycle riders), and we ask such users to do so only with parent or guardian consent. We will not require such users to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the fundraising activity. Parents can agree to the collection and use of their child’s information, and we will not share that child’s information with third parties unless that information is necessary to support the fundraising activity. We allow users of any age to make their name and fundraising information publicly available through the site(s) in connection with fundraising events. Parents may request to review, have deleted, or refuse the further use or collection of any information collected from their children using the contact information below.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact:

C-Mental Health/GCC
968 Scenic Blvd.
Chesapeake, VA 23322

You can also send an email to