Who we are

Privacy Policy

Effective date: August 13, 2018

Common Impact ("us", "we", or "our") operates the www.commonimpact.org website (the "Service").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data (i.e. information that directly or identifies an individual) when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data. For European data protection purposes, Common Impact is also the data controller (i.e. the company who is responsible for and controls the processing of, your personal data). By using the Service, you acknowledge the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Information that you give to us

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personal Data may include, but is not limited to your:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name

If you withhold requested information, we may not be able to provide certain services to you.

Information that we collect about you

We may also collect information about how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We also use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

We use cookies provided by Google Analytics to help us measure how visitors use the Service. This information is only collected in the aggregate and individuals can not be identified from this data. The information collected is used for a variety of purposes, including, but no limited to, site traffic reporting. Although Google Analytics logs the information coming from the Service on our behalf, we control how the data may and may not be used.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Alternatively, to find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit the website: www.allaboutcookies.org. This website will explain how you can delete cookies which are already stored on your device. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not have access to many features that make our Service smoother and you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Use of Data

Common Impact may use the Personal Data collected to carry out the following purposes:

Purpose

Lawful Basis

To contact you, respond to your requests and enquiries and notify you about changes to our Service

We have a legitimate interest to respond to your requests and enquiries for ongoing business administration

For business administration, including statistical analysis

We have a legitimate interest to properly manage and administer our relationship with you and to ensure that we are as effective and efficient as we can be

To personalize your visit to the website and to assist you while you use the Service

We have a legitimate interest to properly manage and administer our relationship with you and to ensure that we are as effective and efficient as we can be

To improve the website by helping us understand who uses the Service

We have a legitimate interest to properly manage and administer our relationship with you and to ensure that we are as effective and efficient as we can be

For fraud prevention and detection and to comply with applicable laws, regulations or codes of practice

To comply with our legal obligations


Please note that you have a right to object to processing of your personal data where that processing is carried out for our legitimate interest.

International Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), information collected from you, including Personal Data, via the Service will be transferred to certain recipients located outside the EEA (including to the United States where this website is hosted) which do not provide an adequate level of protection to that provided by countries in the EEA. You hereby consent to the transfer of your Personal Data to the recipients as described in this Privacy Policy which are located outside of the EEA. You may withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Common Impact will take appropriate steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your Personal Data.

Security and Retention Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

We may retain information provided by you, including Personal Data, for as long as necessary for the provision of the services, internal analytical purposes or to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce agreements. The criteria used to determine the retention periods include: (i) how long the Personal Data is needed to provide the services and operate the business; (ii) the type of Personal Data collected; and (iii) whether we are subject to a legal, contractual or similar obligation to retain the data (e.g., mandatory data retention laws, government orders to preserve data relevant to an investigation, or data that must be retained for the purposes of litigation or disputes).

Disclosure Of Data

Legal Requirements

Common Impact may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Common Impact
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability
Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Your Rights

If you are located in the EEA, you may have certain data privacy rights which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions. These rights include the right to: (i)  request access to and rectification or erasure of their personal data; (ii) obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of their personal data; and (iii) request a copy of your personal information to be provided to you, or a third party, in a digital format. If you wish to exercise one of the above mentioned rights, please send us your request via email to: info@commonimpact.org. Individuals located in the EEA also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of their personal data with their local data protection authority.

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make material changes to our Privacy Policy we will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

By email: info@commonimpact.org

By phone: 617-492-3105

By fax: 617-492-2605

By mail:
Common Impact
195 Montague Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201