Seattle Against Slavery
Privacy Policy

Last Updated: May 7, 2018

We are strongly committed to letting you know how we will collect and use your information. The policies below are applicable to information collected through the Seattle Against Slavery websites, including www.seattleagainstslavery.org and www.freedomsignal.org and all other communications we send to you (collectively, “Website”), however accessed and/or used, that are operated by us, made available by us, or produced and maintained by Seattle Against Slavery, our affiliates or subsidiaries (“SAS”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We have established this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to inform you about the information we may gather during your use of this Website, why we gather your information, what we use your information for, when we might disclose your information, and how you can manage your information.

By using our Website, you are accepting the practices described in our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Website.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or don’t see your concerns addressed here, you may contact us by email at privacy@seattleagainstslavery.org.

What Information About Me Is Collected and Stored?

Information You Provide to Us

When you sign up for our newsletter, RSVP to an event, or contact us directly, we may receive information about you, including:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Zip Code
  • Name of organization
  • The contents of any message or comment, and any other information you choose to provide.

We use a third-party payment service to process donations made through our website. If you make a donation, your credit or debit card information may be collected by such third party and not by us, and will be subject to the third party’s Privacy Policy, rather than this Privacy Policy. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, this third party’s collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information.

Automatically Collected Information

In addition, when you visit our Website, we and our third party service providers may collect information from you through automated means, such as cookies, web beacons, and web server logs. By using the website, you consent to the placement of cookies, beacons, and similar technologies in your browser and on emails in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The information collected in this manner includes:

  • Device information about your computer, browser, mobile device, or other device that you use to access the Website. This information may include IP address, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language, and other transactional information. We may use your IP address to derive your approximate location.
  • Analytics and usage information about your use of the Website.
  • Additional “traffic data” and log files such as time of access, date of access, software crash reports, session identification number, access times, and referring website addresses.

Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Like many websites and mobile applications, we use “cookies”, which are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit certain online pages that record your preferences and actions. We may also use cookies to monitor traffic, improve the Website and make it easier and/or relevant for your use.

We use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies. We do not use flash cookies, web storage, web beacons or other technology that tracks your browsing history across multiple websites.

We also work with analytics providers such as Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of the website and report on activities and trends. This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

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. If you delete your cookies or if you set your web browser to decline cookies, some features of the Website may not work or may not work as designed. For more information on cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information provided by the Interactive Advertising Bureau at www.allaboutcookies.org.

How Do We Use Your Information?

We may use your information in the following ways:

  • To operate, maintain, enhance and provide features of the Services, to provide information that you request, to respond to comments and questions, and otherwise to provide support to users.
  • To understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of our website visitors, to improve the Services, and to develop new features, and functionality.
  • To contact you for administrative and informational purposes. This may include providing customer service or sending communications, including changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.
  • To personalize content and experiences on our Website, including providing you reports, recommendations and feedback based on your preferences.
  • For our business purposes, such as audits, security, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, fraud monitoring and prevention.
  • To enforce our Terms of Service or other legal rights.

Who Do We Share Your Information With?

We disclose information that we collect through the Website to third parties in the following circumstances:

Partner Organizations

We may share your Personal Information with partner organizations from time to time. For example, we may share your email address with an organization whom we have partnered with on an event. You may opt out of our sharing of your Personal Information with third party organizations by emailing us at privacy@seattleagainstslavery.org.

Third-Party Service Providers

We share information with third party service providers that perform functions on our behalf, such as hosting, billing, push notifications, storage, bandwidth, content management tools, analytics, customer service, fraud protection, etc. These entities only have access to the information needed to perform their functions.

Emergency Situations

We may also use or disclose your information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

Business Transaction

To a potential or actual acquirer, successor, or assignee as part of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business or assets (including in bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

We may use and disclose aggregate information that does not identify or otherwise relate to an individual for any purpose.

What Steps Are Taken To Keep Personal Information Secure?

We use certain physical, organizational, and technical safeguards that are designed to maintain the integrity and security of information that we collect.

Please understand, however, that while we try our best to safeguard your Personal Information once we receive it, no security measures or can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and thus we cannot and do not guarantee the security of your data.

How Can We Transfer Your Personal Information?

Your information collected through the Website may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which SAS or service providers maintain facilities. SAS or service providers may transfer information that we collect about you, including personal information across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are located in the United States or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from US law, please note that we may transfer information, including personal information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction. Wherever your personal information is transferred, stored, or processed by SAS, SAS will take reasonable steps to safeguard the privacy of your personal information. By using the Website you consent to the transfer of information to the US or to any other country in which SAS or service providers maintain facilities and the use and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy.

What Happens When I Link To or From Another Website?

This Website may contain links to other websites operated by third parties. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy for SAS do not apply to information gathered through these other websites. We are not responsible for the actions and privacy policies of third parties and other websites. The inclusion of a link on the Services does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us.

Your Choices

From time to time, we may send newsletters or marketing e-mail messages to our users. If you no longer want to receive such emails from us on a going forward basis, you may opt-out via the “unsubscribe” link provided in each such email.

Changes to This Policy

We may make changes to this Privacy Policy. The “Last Updated” date at the top of this page indicates when this Privacy Policy was last revised. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy periodically to stay up-to-date about our privacy practices. Your use of the Services following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.