Who we are

We are the Impact Toolbox (“We”) website located at https://impacttoolbox.org/ (the Website). Impact Toolbox provides this website to you subject to the following Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (“Terms”). When you use this website, you agree to abide by these Terms. If you do not agree to comply with these Terms, you may not use this Website. Please read the Terms carefully.

Impact Toolbox reserves the exclusive right to make changes to this Website and modify the Terms at any time. We encourage you to review the Terms frequently for modifications. By using this website, you consent to our collection and use of information under this Privacy Policy.

 

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes our agreement with you regarding how we will handle certain information on the Website. This Privacy Policy does not address information obtained from other sources such as submissions by mail, phone or other devices or personal contact. By accessing the Website and/or providing information to the Website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of certain information following this Privacy Policy.

What personal information we collect

Our third-party vendors collect certain information regarding your use of www.impacttoolbox.org, such as your IP address and browser type. Your session and the pages you visit on www.impacttoolbox.org will be tracked, but you will remain anonymous. We may use your IP address to identify the general geographic area from which you are accessing impacttoolbox.org. We connect data from different systems but do not link IP addresses to any personal information. We may also collect other information as described in this policy.

Why we collect it

When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form and the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

How is this information collected, and how can you opt-out?

Google and other third parties may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from this website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. For more information on Google Analytics, consult their terms of useprivacy practices, and ad settings. You can opt-out of the collection and use this information through tools like the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Contact forms Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer (unless you block them). We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves similarly as if the visitor has visited the other website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics: Who we share your data with and how long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is to recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Users who register on our website (if any) also store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Submitted assignments, comments and reviews

Only our program staff and coaches have access to your submissions. Your assignments are automatically deleted from our platform after it’s been graded.  Your ideas and submission will not be shared or exported from our platform in any circumstances. We encourage users to also protect their intellectual properties using legal means available to them in their country. Your course reviews are publicly displayed on our website and they might be used for marketing purposes. 

Changes to this policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page.