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Privacy

Updated May 24, 2018.

Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) respects your right to privacy and is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust. We do not sell or rent any information you provide us through our website or through any means of communications with WVE. We have created the following privacy policy to inform you about the ways in which we collect and use this information.

WVE does not collect any information from you without your knowledge and permission, and we do not ask that you enter any personal information to access or use most areas of WVE’s website.  In order to use some of the tools and functions, however, such as to download a Green Cleaning Party Kit, you must enter some identifying information. WVE does not disclose this information to anyone except 1) to identify you, as described in the following three paragraphs, to those you contact through our website and 2) to manage our website and database with the help of service providers, who are subject to a non-disclosure agreement. Information you provide WVE is stored in a secure location and is accessible only by designated staff.

Other Places Information May Be Requested

You may submit information directly to WVE for purposes including donating, subscribing to an email bulletin, taking on online action or entering a contest. WVE will not disclose this information to anyone except in accordance with any rules you agree to as a contestant and, as described above, to manage our website and database with the help of service providers, who are subject to a non-disclosure agreement. As always, all information you provide WVE is stored in a secure location and is accessible only by designated staff.

Additional ways we may collect your data:

Online Actions – if you sign up to take an online action (such as signing a petition, sending an email to a company or to a representative) that information is collected.
Email information – email correspondences that you send us
Phone information – if you sign up to receive texts from Women’s Voices for the Earth that information is collected
Social media information – if you engage with Women’s Voices for the Earth on social media that information is collected in WVE’s social media platforms
Event attendance – if you sign up for an event we are organizing or attending, information that you provide may be gathered
Survey information – we occasionally send surveys, and your participation is entirely voluntary. Your results will be collected for reporting purposes, and to help us improve our campaigns, outreach and work. Many of WVE’s surveys can also be taken anonymously.

Data that may be collected

Depending on the means of communication (whether online action, email correspondence, social media, survey, event…) we may request and collect the following data:

– Your name
– Your email address
– Your phone number
– Your postal address
– Your dietary requirements (if you attend an event hosted by WVE)
– Your relationship or interest with Women’s Voices for the Earth

Reviewing and Updating Your Information

You can review and update the information we have on record for you by calling WVE at 406-543-3747, faxing us at 406-543-2557 or emailing us at womensvoices@womensvoices.org

Web Logs

WVE maintains standard Web logs that record basic information about visitors to our Web site. These logs contain:

  • The Internet domain from which you came to our Web site.
  • Your IP address. An IP address is a series of numbers which uniquely identifies your connection to the Internet. Although it is possible in some instances, certain types of IP addresses may be used by interested persons to identify users but we do not attempt to identify users in this way.
  • The type of browser (e.g., Internet Explorer or Netscape) and operating system (e.g., Windows 98) you use
  • The date and time you visited the site, and the pages you saw.

We use Web log information to design our Web site, identify popular features, and in similar ways. We do not try to identify individuals from Web logs or to link Web logs to other user information. However, if someone tries to damage our Web site or use it in an unauthorized or illegal way, we may share Web log information with law enforcement agencies. WVE may provide aggregate information such as the number of users who visit particular pages of the site, or the number of people who link to certain external sites from our site, to other parties.

Communications from WVE

If you have opted to receive any of our publications by email you are able at any time to unsubscribe by following the directions that appear in the email publication itself or by contacting WVE (a link to our contact information appears at the foot of this page). We will retain and use your collected data for the duration of our relationship with you for as long as you are a member of our community. You are able to opt out of communications with WVE at anytime.

When you provide WVE with your email address and mailing address we may contact you to ask you to become a supporter of WVE. You can choose not to receive such requests by contacting us at womensvoices@womensvoices.org.

Secure Transactions

When you donate to WVE via our website your donation information is encrypted and transmitted via a secure connection. WVE uses your credit card information only for the purpose of processing your donation. We will not disclose this information except as necessary to process your donation and we do not store it once your donation has been processed.