Privacy Policy

  1. INTRODUCTION

This privacy policy pertains to all pages within this website and on the subdomains landwise.resourceequity.org and consortium.resourceequity.org (collectively referred to herein below as the “Website”). Resource Equity (“we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy and security and explained here in detail are the steps we take to do so. This policy outlines how and why we collect and handle personal information. This policy also informs individuals (“you,” your,” and “their”) about their rights regarding this data. This policy applies to personal data provided to us, both by individuals themselves or by others. Our policy is to be transparent about why and how we process personal data.

Note that we control this Website from offices based in the United States of America. We do not represent that materials on the Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access this Website from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

  1. INFORMATION COLLECTION, USE, & SHARING

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this Website. We use the information we collect to operate and maintain our Websites, to send you communications, and to respond to your questions, concerns, or other reasons for contacting us. Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about our work or about changes to this privacy policy.

In addition, we collect data about your activities that does not personally or directly identify you when you visit our website. The information we collect may include the content you view, the date and time that you view this content, or your location information associated with your IP address. We use the information we collect through Google Analytics to serve you relevant advertisements, including, but not limited to, Google AdWords (referred to as “Retargeting” or “Remarketing”). We also collect information about where you saw the ads we serve you and what ads you clicked on.

This information is collected using cookies. For more information regarding the cookies on this site skip to 4.  SECURITY. You may opt-out at anytime by visiting the NAI Consumer Opt Out.  You may also opt-out of the collection of your data via Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

  1. Personally Identifiable Information (“Personal data”)

We only have access to and collect personal data that you voluntarily give us via email or by other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of Resource Equity (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).

  1. Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We collect non-personally identifiable information such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc. We may share this data with outside partners to help them understand our usage patterns.

  1. YOUR ACCESS TO & CONTROL OVER INFORMATION

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our Website:

See what data we have about you, if any.

Change/correct any data we have about you.

Have us delete any data we have about you.

Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

  1. SECURITY

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the Website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as donation data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.

When you use our Website, we or our authorized technology services provider may also collect certain technical and routing information from you to facilitate your use of the Website and its services. We use this information to administer the Website and to understand and measure traffic patterns on the Website so that we know which areas of our Websites are favorites of our users, which areas need improvement, and what technologies are being used so that we may continually improve our Websites. This information is collected in aggregate form, without identifying you or any user individually. We may use this aggregate, non-identifying statistical data for statistical analysis, marketing, or similar promotional purposes.

This data is often tracked by us via our technology services provider by using “cookies” during your visit. A cookie is small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It functions as your identification card and enables us to record your passwords, purchases, and preferences. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. If you do not accept it, you may still use this Website, but certain features may not be available.

  1. FOR EU USERS

Resource Equity complies with the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC framework as set forth by the European Union regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Resource Equity adheres to the requirements of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement.

  1. UPDATES

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email at info at resourceequity.org.

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