You understand that Earth Day Network will collect and store the data provided in order to communicate with you about our programs and campaigns and that the data will be hosted by Salsa Labs & NationBuilder for these purposes. You understand that Earth Day Network is based in the United States and that the European Commission does not consider United States laws to provide an adequate level of data protection. You understand that your consent is the lawful basis for transfer of your personal data to the United States and that you can withdraw your consent at any time. You also understand that the transfer of your personal data to the United States in the absence of adequate protection and without safeguards deemed appropriate by the European Commission may pose certain risks, including that United States law may not provide for data processing principles, data subject rights, or enforcement of those rights analogous to those in the European Union.
When you visit our website, Earth Day Network does not automatically collect any information that could personally identify you. Personal information includes your name, street address, email address, billing information, credit card number and expiration date, and any other personally identifying information you may provide (“Personal Information”). Your Personal Information is only collected when you voluntarily submit it, for example, when you order products through the Earth Day Store, subscribe to our newsletter or email updates, participate in online interactive activities (such as chat rooms and bulletin boards), endorse our campaigns, sign up as a volunteer, list your event or group, make a donation, submit content or suggestions, or register for sweepstakes or contests.
With the exceptions noted above, any Personal Information received from you will be retained by Earth Day Network and will not be sold, transferred or otherwise disclosed to any third party, unless such disclosure is required by law or court order. In all cases, data will be stored only for as long as it is necessary for the purpose for which it was unless otherwise directed by you.
Earth Day Networks collects and processes your personal information only with your consent. Individuals can always refuse to supply Personal Information, can withdraw their previously-given consent to process such information, and can request access to, or correction or removal of, their personal data, with the caveat that doing so may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities for which their personal information is necessary.
Some of the recipients of your Personal Information may be located outside of your home country. In particular, users in the European Union should be aware that their data will be transferred to the United States and that the European Commission has not found United States law to adequately protect the rights of data subjects. Users in the European Union at have the right to lodge a complaint under the General Data Protection Regulation with their Member State’s supervisory authority.
Technical Information and Traffic Data
Each time you come to the Earth Day Network website, our web server (like most on the web) collects some basic technical information, including your IP address, your domain name, referral data (for example, the address of the last URL you were at before clicking through to our website) and browser and platform type (“Technical Information”). Earth Day Network may use this Technical Information to improve our website and make it more responsive to our visitors (see “Cookies” below). The Technical Information provided by our server is not linked to any of your Personal Information.
We also count, track, and aggregate your activity on the website into our analysis of general traffic flows at the site, allowing us to identify broad demographics about who uses the Earth Day Network website (“Traffic Data”). This Traffic Data is kept anonymously so that any such information does not personally identify you. We may share this aggregated Traffic Data with others. For example, we may report to third parties, such as the press, that a certain number of our volunteers come from a specific geographic area.
We use technologies, such as cookies, to customize content and advertising, to provide social media features and to analyze traffic to the site. We also share information about your use of our site with our trusted social media, advertising and analytics partners.[EDN store cookies]
How We Use Your Information
Our website provides a variety of opportunities for your involvement with the Earth Day Network services and features. These opportunities and the ways in which your Personal Information is used, as expressly permitted by you upon your voluntary submission of such, are described below.
- Sign Up for Earth Day News
You can unsubscribe from Earth Day News emails by following the unsubscribe instructions in each email or by visiting the Earth Day News sign-up page.
- Endorse an Earth Day Campaign Agenda
If your organization chooses to endorse any of Earth Day Network’s Agendas, you must provide us with the organization’s name, address, and other information about the group as described on the sign-up page. By choosing to endorse the Agenda, your organization agrees that we may share this information with public officials and business leaders to demonstrate public support for our policy proposals. Your organization also agrees that we may share this information with the media and that we may share the names and contact information of endorsing organizations with other organizations participating in Earth Day Network campaigns. Except for the ways described here, no other Personal Information about your organization will be shared with third parties.
If you or your organization wishes to be removed as an endorser of any Earth Day Agenda, please email [email protected]
- Register Your Event
To register your event, you must complete the information and forms at (TBD). By registering, you agree that we may publish this information on our website and in any events calendar, but will not publish names of individual contacts without the express permission of the individual involved.
If you wish to have your event removed from our website, please email [email protected]
- [Earth Day Store]
- Donate and Donor Information
To make a donation to Earth Day Network, you must submit Personal Information so that we may collect it only for the purpose of processing donations. You also agree that we may store this information to keep responsible records. We will not trade, share or sell a donor’s personal information, whether collected online or offline, with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.
- Send a Letter or Postcard
To send a Letter or Postcard to an outside recipient, you must submit your name, address, and email address. You then agree that we may share your Personal Information with the recipient of the postcard/letter as listed on our website. We are not responsible for the use of your information once sent to the intended recipient. By sending a letter/postcard, you also agree that your information may be shared with other organizations supporting this environmental cause. We are not responsible for the use of your Personal Information by such organizations.
- Contests, Sweepstakes, and Giveaways
- Age restrictions
Earth Day Network does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 16 or knowingly allow such persons to submit personal information to the organization through its website or other means. Earth Day Network and its content are not directed at children under the age of 16. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 16 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at [email protected].
Other Disclosure of Personal Information
Earth Day Network uses all reasonable security safeguards to protect the information obtained against such risks as loss or unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure by storing it on secure servers, which cannot be accessed over the Internet.
This policy does not protect information you may post to any online public forum within our website.
Unsubscribe and Data Removal Policies
Correction of Information
Where necessary, you may correct or update any Personal Information that you have provided to us by following the instructions at the sign-up page for each of the services or features described above or by following the instructions listed on the emails you receive from us.
Earth Day Network contains many links to other sites on the web. We cannot control and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these other websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies for these websites before you submit any Personal Information.