Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy: Together for Girls is committed to protecting the privacy of those who visit our website. We want everyone that interacts with us at togetherforgirls.org to have a comfortable and safe user experience. This page outlines how we honor our commitment to user privacy by explaining why we collect the information we collect and how that information gets used. We hope that by being transparent our users can feel more comfortable in taking advantage of what our website has to offer.

By visiting our website, you are agreeing to the practices outlined in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with any aspect of this policy, please refrain from visiting the website.

 

Personal Information We Collect: You are generally free to visit the Together for Girls Website without submitting data that identifies you personally. However, we do ask you to provide some personal data for certain interactions within our Website. This data varies depending on the interaction, but may include name, address, email address, and other similar information (“Personal Information”).

 

Cookies: Like many websites, we use “cookies,” which are small text files that are stored on your computer or equipment when you visit certain online pages that record your preferences. We use cookies to track use of our Websites and online services. We may also use cookies to monitor traffic, improve the Websites, and make it easier and/or relevant for your use. This Website is functional without the retention of cookies. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you prefer, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies.

 

When We Collect Personal Information: Below are the ways in which we collect your Personal Information through specific actions and circumstances. By choosing to participate in any of the following activities, you consent to our collection and use of your Personal Information.

  • When you sign up to receive email newsletters from us;
  • When you participate in surveys;
  • When you register for and participate in our programs, activities, initiatives, and events;
  • When you request information or assistance;
  • When you participate with social media and peer to peer accounts involving Together for Girls;
  • When you communicate with us through the website;
  • When you provide user-generated content on any part of the website that permits it; and
  • In conjunction with any other place on the website where you knowingly volunteer personal information.

 

Social Media Platforms: When you interact with any Together for Girls account on a social media platform, such as Facebook or Twitter, we may also collect the personal information that you make publicly available to us on that page or through that account, including your account ID or “handle.” Please be advised that each social media platform may collect specific data not listed here, and Together for Girls has no control over how third party platforms collect or use your personal information. Please refer to that platform’s privacy policy for additional guidance.

 

Non-Identifying Information: We use Google Analytics on our website to track visitor traffic to the site. Google Analytics enables us to collect an array of information about our users to help create the best experience possible. Through Google Analytics we can:

  • Collect and store certain device information about your computer, mobile device, or other device that you use to access the Website. This information may include IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language, and other transactional information.
  • Automatically log certain usage information about your use of the Website. This information includes a reading history of the pages you view.
  • Collect and store additional “traffic data” such as time of access, date of access, software crash reports, session identification number, access times, and referring website addresses.
  • Collect and store your search terms and search results.

 

How We Use Your Data: We use the information we learn from you to help us personalize and continually improve your experience on the Website. With your consent we may use your Personal and Non-Personal Information in the following ways:

  • For editorial purposes;
  • Responding to your inquiries;
  • Communicating with you about changes to our policies;
  • Sending you newsletters, mailings, and information about programs, initiatives, activities, and events by e-mail or another medium;
  • Event or program registration;
  • Optimizing or improving our programs, services, and operations;
  • Research and development;
  • Advocating to decision makers on specific issues;
  • Performing statistical, demographic, and marketing analyses of users of the Website and their usage patterns; and
  • Managing our organization.

 

In the Event of a Change to Our Privacy Policy: In the event of a change to our privacy policy we will make edits to this page to denote such a change. By continuing to use our website after the change is made you are consenting to the new terms of our privacy policy. Questions? Please email our team at [email protected].