Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Empower DC

1. Introduction

Empower DC ("we," "us," or "our") is committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors and users. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website https://www.empowerdc.org. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your information and how we will treat it.

2. Information We Collect

We may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you express an interest in obtaining information about us or our services, participate in activities on the website, or otherwise contact us. The personal information we collect may include:

  • Name
  • Contact information (such as email address, telephone number, and mailing address)
  • Any other information you choose to provide.

3. How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our website
  • Improve, personalize, and expand our website
  • Understand and analyze how you use our website
  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our staff, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the organization, and for marketing and promotional purposes
  • Send you emails
  • Send you text messages
  • Send you mail

For any marketing communications, we will provide you with an option to expressly opt-in. If you choose to opt-in, you can later opt out at any time.

4. Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose your information to our affiliates and as necessary to provide our services, including:

  • To comply with applicable laws and regulations
  • To respond to a subpoena, search warrant, or other lawful requests for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

5. Third-Party Websites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our website and to read the privacy statements of every website that collects personal information.

6. Security of Your Information

We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, please be aware that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.

7. Your Choices and Opt-Outs

You have the right to opt out of certain uses and disclosures of your personal information. Where you have consented to the processing of your personal information, you may withdraw that consent at any time and prevent further processing by contacting us using the contact details provided below. Additionally, you can typically remove and reject cookies from our site with your browser settings. Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings. If you remove or reject our cookies, it could affect how our site works for you. You can Opt-out to receiving calls, texts by replying STOP. You can opt-out of receiving emails by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.

8. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

9. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, your personal information, or the choices you can make regarding your information, please contact us at [email protected].

 

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