The EcoWomanist Institute's
Last Updated July 16, 2021
The Personal Identifiable Information we obtain from you and when we obtain such information:
When you visit and interact with our Website, The EcoWomanist Institute and/or third parties with whom the Company has contracted to provide services to the Company may collect your Internet Protocol Address (“IP Address”), which is a number that is automatically assigned to the computer that you are using by your Internet Service Provider. We use IP Addresses to monitor the regions from which Users navigate the Service and for fraud prevention purposes. If, upon visiting the The EcoWomanist Institute website, your use is limited to browsing our informational content, we will not require that you provide us with any personally identifiable information.
We may however request personal information from you at other times including but not limited to: purchasing variations of The EcoWomanist Institute services, then we may ask that you provide us with particular personal information, including your name, credit card number, expiration date, e-mail address, mailing address and telephone number. Your credit card information will be transferred to Stripe, Inc. for processing. Stripe, Inc. employs a variety security and risk management technologies to facilitate secure on-line transactions and to protect your credit information. You can find more information about at https://stripe.com/us/privacy.
If you want to enter any sweepstakes, contests or promotions sponsored by us or by one of our business partners, we will need your name, e-mail address and other information as may be required by the rules of the specific contest.
If you choose to participate in a customer survey conducted by us or by one of our business partners, we may ask for your name, e-mail address and other information as may be required by the particular survey.
If you report a problem or submit a customer review, we will ask that you provide your name, e-mail address, address, phone number and fax number. Should you contact us for any reason other than to report a problem and/or submit a review, we may also keep a record and/or copy of your correspondence with us.
To preserve the integrity of our databases, we may retain information submitted by Users for an indefinite length of time. If required by law, we will delete personal information by erasing it from our database. We will also respond to User requests to delete or correct account or Personal Information, which you can do by contacting us.
How we protect the security and quality of your personal information:
To protect the security and quality of your personal information, we have implemented technical and managerial procedures to maintain accurate, current and complete information as well as to protect your personal information against loss, misuse or alteration when it is under our control.
How we use your information:
Our primary use of your information is to administer, maintain and improve your experience with our Website generally as well as provide you with customized, personalized services and interactive communications.
If you do not uncheck a pre-checked “opt-in” box we may from time to time send you e-mails regarding our Service and special promotions. Also, we occasionally may send you direct mail about products or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
We use your financial information (e.g., your credit card number) only to verify your credit and to bill you for services purchased through our Website. We also use your contact information as necessary to send you information about the services that you have purchased on our Website.
When you enter any sweepstakes, contests or promotions sponsored by us or by one of our business partners, we may use your e-mail address to send you status updates.
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the services offered on our Website. We also use your IP address to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information that we may share with our business partners, but only in the aggregate without any of your personally identifiable information.
We may research the demographics, interests and behavior of our customers based on the information provided to us during membership registration, during sweepstakes, contests and promotions, from our server log files, from cookies and from surveys. Our research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis. We may share this aggregate data with business partners, but only in the aggregate, without any of your personally identifiable information.
How to opt-out of receiving communications from The EcoWomanist Institute:
If you change your mind and decide that you no longer want to receive promotional e-mails and/or direct mailings, you may opt-out at any time by simply sending an e-mail request. Similarly, if you are not receiving our promotional e-mails and/or direct mailings and wish to receive these materials, you may opt-in at any time by simply sending The EcoWomanist Institute an e-mail request.
The Privacy Policies of The EcoWomanist Institute’s Partners:
We do not sell or rent your personally identifiable information:
No, as a general rule, we do not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. If and whenever we intend to share your personally identifiable information with a third party (other than to a business partner as provided herein), you will be notified at the time of data collection or transfer, and you will have the option of not permitting the transfer. However, we may from time to time rent or sell demographic information in the aggregate that does not contain your personally identifiable information.
Who we share your information with:
We generally will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information except when we have your permission to do so or under some special circumstances described below.
As noted previously, we may from time to time partner with other companies to offer co-branded services as well as sweepstakes, contests and promotions. Any information that you provide in connection with the co-branded services or any jointly sponsored sweepstakes, contests or promotions will become the joint property of Company and its business partners. We may also disclose other personal information about you to our business partners, but only if we have obtained your permission to make the disclosure before data collection or before transferring the data.
We may, from time to time, offer you the opportunity to receive materials or special offers from third parties. If you want to receive this information, we may (but only with your permission) share your name and e-mail address with them.
Under confidentiality agreements, we may match user information with third party data. We also may disclose aggregate demographic and/or user information and statistics in order to describe our customer base to prospective partners and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes.
We may disclose your personally identifiable information without your prior permission in special cases. For example, we may have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating the User Terms and Conditions, or may be causing intentional or unintentional injury or interference to the rights or property of Company or any third party, including other customers. Also, we may disclose or access your personally identifiable information when we believe in good faith that law or regulation requires disclosure.
Cookies and how we use them for your experience:
The following are some examples of how we share your information with third-party service providers:
Google, Inc.: We use Google Analytics Service for purposes of analyzing usage of the The EcoWomanist Institute Platform. You can find information about the Google’s privacy practices at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners.
Stripe, Inc.: We use Stripe to process any billing information between users and between users and us, including credit card information users submit. You can find information about Stripe’s privacy practice at: https://stripe.com/us/privacy.
Your choice regarding cookies:
Yes, you have several choices with respect to cookies. You can modify your browser preferences to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. However, our Website uses cookie-based authentication. Accordingly, if you choose to reject all cookies, you may not be able to log onto our Website and/or use our Service or participate in our sweepstakes, contests or promotions.
Additional information about your online privacy with The EcoWomanist Institute:
Notice of Changes:
International Users (to the United States of America)
Our Service is U.S. based and the Company’s offices are headquartered in the U.S. Please be aware that information you provide to the Company or that the Company obtains as a result of your use of the Service may be processed and transferred to the U.S. and be subject to U.S. law.
If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Statement or the practices of our Website and services, please feel free to e-mail us.
About The EcoWomanist Institute:
The EcoWomanist Institute (EWI) is a nonprofit providing a restorative and healing community, founded by Black women FOR Black women and women of color around the world.