Privacy Policy

Women’s March Global – Website Privacy Policy

Women’s March Global is a worldwide community and platform that catalyzes grassroots action and organizing to enable a future of equality, justice, and compassion for all.

Women's March Global is a network of people, Chapters, and organisations working locally and globally to amplify and activate issues using education, mobilization, dialogue, engagement, and collective action in order to advance equality, justice, freedom and inclusion worldwide.

PURPOSE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY


Women’s March Global is committed to protecting your privacy. We operate at:

We have prepared this Privacy Policy to describe how we will use the data we collect from users of our Services across all three websites. Our services may contain links to other websites for your convenience and information. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those sites.

While gathering information from the community in furtherance of this mission, we take your privacy seriously. Women’s March Global makes every effort to protect your personal information. This privacy policy describes what data we collect from users of our website [www.womensmarchglobal.org], what we do with it, and how we protect it.

WHAT YOU CONSENT TO BY USING OUR SERVICES

This privacy policy applies to: The types of information collected by womensmarchglobal.org; why we collect data from you; our data storage, security, and access practices; descriptions of other websites or organizations that we work with; our use of cookies; and your individual rights.

This privacy policy does not apply to personal information arising from Women's March Global’s employment-related activities.

DEFINITIONS

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer or mobile device for record keeping purposes. A flash cookie is similar to a cookie, but it can store more complex data in order to remember settings, preferences, and usage. Cookies can be either session cookies (permanently lost after browser session is closed) or persistent cookies (stays until you delete it manually or your browser deletes it based on the expiration date of the cookie).

Personal information

Personal information means information from or about you that identifies you directly and information that is associated with you and thus could potentially identify you, including when combined with other information from or about you.

Sensitive personal information

Sensitive personal information includes data about racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union memberships, health, and sex life.

Web beacon

Tiny graphic images that are used to collect information about your website visit, such as the pages you view and the features you use, as well as information about whether you open and/or act upon one of our e-mails or advertisements. Web beacons help us analyze our website visitors' behavior and measure the effectiveness of the website and our advertising.

Chapters

A space where women come together on a city level to create an official group, and obtain a free license to use the Women’s March (City Name) to come together to connect and create a network that has the power to convene around what is important to their community, transforming both local and global communities into a better places for all women.

Events

Community Events are the core of the Women's March Global Platform. They enable local communities and individuals to have a voice, take action, and initiate change. Women’s March Global events include Marches, Vigils, Huddles, Salons, and Conferences, helping Chapters take action on issues related to women’s rights and each of the H.E.R.S. Framework pillars.

THE TYPE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

a) Information that You Provide to Us. When you create an Account Profile, ​start a Chapter, create an Event, ​or apply for a job opportunity on www.womensmarchglobal.org​, you contribute certain information to us to facilitate your participation in our website’s activities. This includes information such as your name, contact and location information, date of birth, social media handles, resume, interests, experiences, organizational affiliations, and other information voluntarily submitted through ​www.womensmarchglobal.org​. You may opt to limit sharing of your Profile information. When you make a donation or purchase merchandise through our website, you contribute information relating to your identity, shipping address, billing address, and credit card information.

We urge you to consider the sensitivity of any information prior to sharing it publicly or with other users. Others may have access to and or the ability to share this content with third parties. Please note that Women’s March Global does not control who will have access to the information that you choose to make public, and cannot ensure that parties who have access to such publicly available information will respect your privacy or keep it secure.

b) Information the You Provide to Us About Others. When you interact with our website, you may submit information relating to other people, such as signing up friends and family for our email communications, ordering products for other individuals, or making a donation in someone else’s name.

c) Information that Technology Automatically Collects. We collect tracking information about your activity on ​www.womensmarchglobal.org​, such as your IP address, browser type, the date and time of your visit, the length of time you stayed on a webpage, and how you found our site. We also use cookies, web beacons, or other types of technology to collect information on how you interact with our website’s services. We may use cookies for the purposes provided in this privacy policy, including to improve and customize our Services and your experience, to allow you to access and use the Services without re-entering your username and password, to count visits, and to understand which areas and features of the Services are the most popular. We also may associate the information we store in cookies with personal information you submit while on our Services. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from websites you visit. If you refuse the use of cookies, however, some website functionality may be compromised, and you may not be able to use all aspects of our Services. We may also collect some information about the device you used to access the site, including geo-location information or unique device identifiers. Our website also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"), which uses cookies to generate information about your use of our website.

Note about Google Analytics. Information generated by Google Analytics is generally transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United State. In case of activation of IP anonymisation, Google will, however, truncate/anonymise the last eight-bit segment of your IP address beforehand within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of the website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on the website activity, and providing the operator with other services relating to the website and Internet use. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may manage and opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads settings and selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.

Alternatively, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at: ​http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en and/or opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/​. Please note that if you disable the use of cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website. For further information on Google’s terms of use and data protection/privacy, please see https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/​, http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html​, and http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/index.html​.

Information from Social Media. We may also obtain your personal information when you use social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Medium, Twitter or LinkedIn, depending on your settings or the privacy policies of these social media and messaging services. For example, Chapter pages may pull in content from third party social media websites such as photos, blog posts, or comments. When you visit our website, the operator of a social media plugin may set cookies or other tracking technology on your browser, enabling that social media operator to recognize users who visit our website. If you are logged into a social media website while browsing on our website, the social media plugins may allow the social media website to receive information about your visit, including the pages that you viewed, and connect the visit to your personal information.

Your use of social media plugins is subject to each social media website's privacy policy. Please refer to these websites’ privacy policies to understand and/or change your settings on these services:


WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?

Women’s March Global does not sell, transfer, or otherwise disclose to third parties any of the personal information that we collect from users. However, when you use our website, certain features allow you to make some of your content accessible to the public or other users of our website.

Provide Services to You. We use the personal information to provide certain Services for you, including to create your account, accept new members into our community, enable community discussion, engage with our members via email, and make decisions about approving local Women’s March Chapters. We also share the information you voluntarily contribute with other Women’s March Global partners, such as country- or region-specific Chapters, to aid in recruitment and communication efforts. If at any time you decide that you no longer want to receive communications from Women’s March Global, you can opt-out by clicking UnSubscribe at the bottom of our newsletter.

Process Payments and Donations. We contract with a third party payment processing company to handle all personal and financial information related to donations to Women’s March Global and the purchase of Women’s March Global merchandise, and Women’s March Global does not retain any payment information from users.

Improve our Users’ Online Experience. We use the information collected through technology to continuously improve our website users’ experience, including collecting data through the use of Google Analytics and other services that help us understand what parts of our website are most popular and what parts need to be improved. We may use your location information to customize your website experience by modifying the language of our content. We also use this information to protect against use of www.womensmarchglobal.org​ that would violate our terms of use and policies, or may otherwise be illegal.

Manage Third Party Service Providers. We may transfer information to third party service providers and business partners to the extent necessary to help us comply with our legal and contractual obligations, to provide information and services to our users, and to perform services such as removing repetitive information from customer lists, analysing data, providing marketing and advertising assistance, and providing customer service to our users. Our contracts with third party service providers allow us to maintain our ownership in and exclusive rights to any information that we provide;

  • prohibit service providers from using or disclosing information that we provide except to the extent required to perform authorized services on our behalf;
  • require the service provider to comply with legal or ethical requirements;
  • require service providers to provide risk-based security that is at least equivalent to what we would provide;
  • require the service provider to comply with all applicable legal and contractual data protection requirements, including data transfer and data localisation;
  • require prompt notification to us of any actual or suspected unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of the information;
  • require immediate termination of processing, securing information, and notification to us if the service provider is unable for any reason to remain in compliance with the contract terms; and
  • require that the contract terms flow down and apply equally to any subvendor that one of our service providers works with and to notify us of any such subvendors.

Comply with Legally Required Disclosures. We will comply with requests for users’ information where disclosure is legally required by law; to enforce our agreements, policies, and terms of service; to protect the property, rights, and safety of Women’s March Global, including protecting our users or the public from harm or illegal activities; to respond to an emergency which we believe in good faith requires us to disclosure information; and for the prevention and detection of crime or pursuant to an investigation.

Please note that any information that you share through community engagement or public comments will be visible to other users of www.womensmarchglobal.org​. You are responsible for the content of any information you post on www.womensmarchglobal.org​ while registered and signed in. For more information, please see our Terms of Use and Branding, Communications, and Social Media Guidelines [​embed links​].


HOW DO WE PROTECT THIS INFORMATION?

Women's March Global is a United States-based organisation. Our activities originate in the United States but we provide services around the globe. If you provide information to us in compliance with this Privacy Policy, the data is stored and retained in the United States and accessed in different locations, including locations that may have different privacy laws that are applicable. To protect your information and provide you with the best possible user experience, we put in place reasonable physical, technical, and administrative controls to maintain the security and integrity of your data. Please note that no method of information collection or storage on the Internet is 100 percent secure.

OTHER INFORMATION

Data Retention. We retain Personal Information only as is necessary for the purpose for which the data was collected. We also keep information as otherwise required by law.

Website Not Intended for Children. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 16. If you are under age 16, please do not create a user account or provide any personal information to Women’s March Global. If you are a parent or legal guardian who discovers that your child under age 16 has provided us with any personal information, please contact us at support@womensmarchglobal.org​ and we will promptly delete such information.

Links to Other Sites. ​Occasionally we provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. Except to the extent that a third-party website is providing services on our behalf, these linked websites operate independently from Women’s March Global, and are not under our control. These linked websites may have their own privacy notices in place, which we strongly suggest that you review if you visit any linked websites. Except to the extent that a third-party website is providing services on our behalf, we are not responsible for the content of these sites, any products or services that may be offered through these sites, or any other use of these sites.

Accessing and Updating your Information. To see the information that www.womensmarchglobal.org retains about you, please visit your profile page at www.womensmarchglobal.org/community. To update or delete this information, please select “Edit Profile” once you have logged into the site.

Deactivating Your Account. To deactivate your account, please contact us ​support@womensmarchglobal.org​. When your account is deactivated, we will delete your account information.

Updates to the Privacy Policy. We will notify you to explain any updates or changes to this Privacy Policy via the email address you have provided to us. It is your responsibility to ensure that the email address we have on file is current.