Seek a Better World Privacy Policy

Girls for Gender Equity (“GGE”) and the National Women’s Law Center (“NWLC”) has created this Privacy Policy to explain why it collects particular information and how it will protect your personal privacy within its web sites (“Sites”), including ggency.org and www.SeekaBetterWorld.org. The following discloses GGE’s information gathering and dissemination practices for the Sites.

In order to fully understand your rights GGE and NWLC encourage you to read this Privacy Policy. GGE and NWLC reserve the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on its Sites. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

Because GGE and NWLC are committed to your privacy, this Privacy Policy notifies you of:

What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the Sites;
How such information is used;
With whom your information may be shared;
What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information;
What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under GGE’s or NWLC’s control per this microsite and redirects from www.SeekaBetterWorld.org; and
How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.
What Information GGE and NWLC Collect and How It Uses That Information:

The registration forms associated with or redirecting from www.SeekaBetterWorld.org require you to give it contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. GGE and NWLC may also obtain information regarding your use of the Sites and their offerings. GGE and NWLC will use this information to fulfill your requests with respect to GGE and NWLC offerings, support the activities of GGE and NWLC and improve its Sites and offerings. If you sign up for the advocacy network, GGE and NWLC may from time to time use your e-mail address to contact you regarding GGE and NWLC and issues and activities of likely interest to you. GGE and NWLC will not share or sell its lists of contacts gathered online or lists of donors who have given online or offline with other organizations, except, in certain instances, with GGE’s and NWLC’s affiliated organization and third-party vendors as described below. From time to time, GGE and NWLC, along with the other 7 primary organizations associated with www.SeekaBetterWorld.org may send you materials by electronic mail when they think they may be of interest you. However, if you do not wish to receive materials by electronic mail, you can let GGE and NWLC know by unchecking the box at the end of the sign-up forms.

GGE and NWLC on occasion uses third-party vendors to provide services to these Sites. These services can include processing credit card transactions, fulfillment of merchandise requests, or facilitating fundraising campaigns. Information you provide on these Sites may be provided to these vendors on a confidential basis solely for the purpose of providing these services

Share Your Story:

If you elect to use our Site(s) to share a personal story and/or photos, GGE and NWLC reserve the right to edit your story and post it on the Site(s) at its discretion. By submitting a story to these Sites, you consent to its editing, posting and other use on behalf of NWLC’s goals and activities. You also agree to comply with GGE’s and NWLC’s Terms of Use.

Internet Protocol Address:

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

Use of “Cookies”:

GGE and NWLC Sites may use cookies to enhance your experience while using its Sites. Cookies are pieces of information that some web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many web sites. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular web site and to make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly. 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 alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of these Sites will not function properly when you view them.

Security:

All credit card information provided to GGE and NWLC 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 GGE and NWLC. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of the GGE and NWLC web sites that are only accessible by certain qualified employees of GGE and NWLC. Credit card information provided will only be used to fulfill your requests. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While GGE and NWLC strive to protect your information, it cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Other Web Sites:

These Sites 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 GGE and NWLC has no responsibility. GGE and NWLC encourages you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different from GGE and NWLC policies.

Changes to Privacy Policy:

GGE and NWLC reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to modify this policy by simply posting such changes on its Sites. Any modifications will be effective immediately upon positing. If you have any questions or comments about this policy, or want to review or change any personal information previously provided please contact GGE and NWLC through any of the communication channels listed below.