Privacy Policy

Earth Day Network respects your right to privacy. Earth Day Network will only collect Personal Information (defined below) that you voluntarily provide to us and will only disclose it or use it for purposes as disclosed in this Privacy Policy or as disclosed by us at the time information is requested from you.

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 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 my 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.

Personal Information

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.

In addition to the ways described elsewhere in this Privacy Policy or at the time information is requested, we may use Personal Information received from visitors to our website for any of the following purposes: (1) to confirm, process and fulfill product orders; (2) to award prizes; (3) to respond to specific requests made by the visitor; (4) to demonstrate public support for policy proposals; (5) to provide to other environmental groups for use in collaborative educational and mobilizing efforts seeking to promote responsible environmental attitudes and policies; (6) to obtain parental consent for visitors under eighteen (18) years of age, when necessary; or (7) to protect the security or integrity of our website when necessary.

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.

Cookies

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.

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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.

  1. Sign Up for Earth Day News

To receive Earth Day News emails, you must submit your email address, and you may be asked for your zip code if you live in the U.S. You will then start receiving email updates on a regular basis. We collect zip code information so that we can tell you about Earth Day events and happenings nearest to you, and we collect information about issues in which you are interested so that we can tailor updates to your concerns. You agree that we may share this Personal Information with our email list manager, a third party company that manages the list of subscribers to the Earth Day News emails for the sole purpose of sending you Earth Day News — the email list manager cannot not sell your Personal Information or use it for any other purpose than described in this Privacy Policy.

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.

  1. Endorse an Earth Day Campaign Agenda

To endorse an Earth Day Campaign Agenda, you must provide us with your name and address. By choosing to endorse the Agenda, you agree that we may share your Personal Information with public officials and business leaders to demonstrate public support for our policy proposals. You also agree that we may aggregate this information to share anonymous data with the media, such as the number of endorsers, but we will not disclose your individual identity to the media without your express permission. Except for the ways described in this Privacy Policy, no other Personal Information will be shared with third parties when you endorse an 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 info@earthday.org

  1. Register Your Event

To register your event, you must complete the information and forms at https://www.earthday.org/earth-day-2018-event-registration-organizations/. 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 info@earthday.org

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  2. 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 with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations online and offline.

  1. 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.

  1. Contests, Sweepstakes, and Giveaways

To enter any of our contests, sweepstakes, or giveaways, you must provide certain information. This information will be disclosed to third parties as required to process and fulfill the contest or sweepstake rules and to award prizes. Your Personal Information, however, will not be sold or used for other purposes unless described in this Privacy Policy or in the rules of the contest or sweepstakes posted on the website, or unless otherwise required by law.

  1. 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 communications@earthday.org.

Other Disclosure of Personal Information

Except for the circumstances described in this Privacy Policy, Earth Day Network will not otherwise use or disclose your Personal Information to third parties unless we are required to do so by law or we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Earth Day Network website; or (4) to protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public.

Security

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.

Public Posting

This policy does not protect information you may post to any online public forum within our website.

Unsubscribe and Data Removal Policies

If you would like to unsubscribe from any of the Earth Day Network website services and features as described in this Privacy Policy, please follow the instructions within each listing or at the bottom of the emails you receive once signed up for the Earth Day Network service or feature.

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.

Other Sites

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.

Your Consent

By accessing and using our website, you consent to the collection and use of information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If Earth Day Network revises its Privacy Policy, we will post the changes in our website. In the event you do not consent to these revisions, you may discontinue use of our website, or unsubscribe to our services or features.

Any Questions?

If you have any further questions or concerns about Earth Day Network’s Privacy Policy and use of Personal Information, please send them info@earthday.org.

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