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Earth Island Institute Donor Privacy Policy

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Donor and Web Visitor Information Security

Earth Island Institute has implemented security measures to ensure that web visitor and donor information is protected.

All our online donation processing capabilities require that no credit card numbers are stored online.  The online systems ​connect directly to banking networks, whose systems are highly secure.

To prevent unauthorized access to any of our internal systems, we have put in place appropriate electronic and managerial procedures, including password protection and server firewalls, to safeguard information.

Personal information provided voluntarily by donors to our organization, whether online, in-person, or over the phone, is accessible only to a limited members of our staff and is stored securely.

Contact Us:

Should you have any questions about this Privacy and Data Security Policy, the practices of this website, please contact us by mail at:

ATTN:  Director of Operations
Earth Island Institute
2150 Allston Way, Suite 400
Berkeley, California 94704

Or you can call (510) 849 9100 with any other questions or concerns.

Privacy Policy

Earth Island Institute will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

This policy applies to information received by Earth Island Institute both online and offline, on any platform, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

Earth Island Institute (EII) values the privacy of our supporters, donors and all users of this website, and is committed to protecting the contact information that you may share with us.

We have third parties perform web hosting and secure credit card processing services on our behalf. These third parties have access to your personal information only as needed to perform their services for Earth Island Institute and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of it. Earth Island Institute does not collect nor maintain records of your credit card information and thus, we do not sell, trade, or release your credit card information. We will only ask for the personal information that we specifically need to process your donations, membership gifts, or ticket or merchandise orders.

When subscribing to our e-newsletter, IslandWire, we only collect your name and e-mail address. All e-newsletter, and e-mail updates and appeals to members, donors and supporters who’ve opted-in to receive communications from Earth Island include a link to unsubscribe.

Earth Island Institute does not do not make this e-newsletter subscription list available to any other individuals, organizations, or businesses, sell or otherwise disclose your personal information outside the organization without your explicit permission. To be removed from our mail, or e-mail communications or appeals, or to limit the number or of appeals send an e-mail to donorinquiry@earthisland.org or contact our Membership Director, Karen Gosling at 510.859.9123 or by mail to: Member Services, Earth Island Institute, 2150 Allston Way, Suite 460, Berkeley, Califronia 94704 USA