Privacy & Data Policies


General data use & privacy

All data on this website are processed based on current laws and regulations (GDPR/DSGVO). Most website visitors will enter and leave this site without providing any Personal Information (defined here as data that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name and e-mail address).

If we ask for Personal Information (e.g. for our newsletter, contact, or donation form), we only use that data for the specified cause. By filling out forms on this website, you grant use of your Personal Information for the intended purpose and for no further purposes. We will not give, rent, or sell your Personal Information to others.

Non-Personal Information (defined here as Personal Information that has been rendered anonymous) may be provided to third parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. We also use cookies and other technologies to passively collect Non-Personal Information as described below.


Non-Personal Information we collect

This website is hosted by Squarespace Inc. When accessing our Site, Squarespace may log your IP address, access URL, time of access, geographic location, browser type, and referral URL in order to provide us with internal information regarding Site traffic statistics. This information may also be used to identify users who are using our Site for spam or other activity that is deemed in conflict with our vision and goals as an organization. Otherwise, this information is used in the aggregate, and is never linked back to any Personal Information. 

For more information on how Squarespace stores, processes, and protects your Information, see https://www.squarespace.com/privacy


Cookies and other technologies we use

Squarespace and our other service providers may use cookies (both session cookies and persistent cookies) to analyze trends, administer our Site, track your movements around our Site, better understand how you interact with our Site, determine interest in particular content and monitor aggregate usage by visitors and online traffic routing. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and aggregated basis. You may be able to instruct your browser, by changing its option, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the online services you visit. You may also remove persistent cookies by following your web browser’s help file directions. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of our site or all functionality of our site.

 Squarespace and our other service providers may also use “pixel tags,” “web beacons,” “clear GIFs,” or similar means in connection with our Site and HTML-formatted e-mail messages to, among other things, track the actions of users, to determine the success of marketing campaigns and to compile aggregate statistics about Site usage and response rates. This information is collected anonymously, in a manner that does not personally identify you.


Use of Site material

 

This website contains material and links to material that is protected by copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights and laws. By using this website, you acknowledge that the content and information may be protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. This includes, but is not limited to, the text, images, graphics, photos, videos, sounds, and all other materials contained in this site. 

If you want to use materials on this site for personal or educational purposes, you are allowed to do so--as long as you keep all copyright and proprietary notices intact and provide full credit to our website and the respective copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights holders. You are NOT allowed to use any materials on this site for commercial purposes.

Materials on this site do not constitute legal advice, political advice, and/or other advice.


Links to and from this Site

We make no guarantees, warranties and/or other representations concerning any sites "linked" to and from our website or concerning the content or quality of information on other sites.  We are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any links contained in a linked site. Links on this web site also do not constitute legal advice, political advice, and/or other advice.


Who to contact in case of a problem

Website errors happen.

If you notice anything malfunctioning, erroneous, nonsensical, or otherwise noteworthy, feel free to contact the web team at Impact Media Lab, who designed, built, and largely maintain our site.