Silicon Valley Rising

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to Silicon Valley Rising (SVR) and Working Partnerships USA (WPUSA), which administers this platform on behalf of the SVR coalition. Outlined below is our online privacy policy for information collected through our websites, social media platforms, and email lists.

Information we collect

SVR and WPUSA may collect and use personal information such as:

  • Your name and contact information;
  • Issues, campaigns, and programs you’re interested in;
  • Financial information necessary to process and track donations;
  • Other information you provide to us;
  • Other information as described below.

We use that information to administer and personalize our websites, emails, and social media posts; collect donations; send you updates and action alerts; and otherwise support our work to build the movement for a just economy.

Privacy of our email list

We may email you with occasional updates and opportunities for action. We will do our best to respect your time and attention. You can remove yourself from our e-mail list at any time, and simple instructions on how to remove yourself will be included in any e-mail you receive.

Browser information collected on our website

As with any website operator, SVR and WPUSA analyze our website logs to constantly improve the value of our websites. We use external services to provide real-time reporting to us and our authorized agents of browser accesses to our site. This reporting includes page views, unique views, unique visitors, repeat visitors, frequency of visits, and peak-volume traffic periods. These services include the Facebook Pixel and Google Analytics. We use Google Signals, which provides aggregated and anonymized insights into the behaviors and demographics of users who have opted-into this service. You can opt-out of Google Analytics tracking here.

Personalization of content

We use cookies on our site to personalize and customize the experience of our visitors and to support some necessary functions. We also use cookies to better understand how our visitors use our site.

Securing your data

SVR and WPUSA take all reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Although we make good faith efforts to store information we collect in a secure operating environment, we cannot guarantee complete security.

Sharing your data

We may share information about you with vendors, consultants, and other service providers or volunteers who are engaged by or working with us and who need access to such information to carry out their work for us; or with organizations, groups, causes, or other entities that share our mission and that we believe may be of interest to you, including our partner organization Silicon Valley Rising Action.

We may also match information collected from you with information from third-parties in order to better tailor content to your interests.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, SVR and WPUSA may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Cross-border data transfers

These SVR and WPUSA websites are published in the United States and are subject to laws of the United States. If you are located in a country outside the United States and voluntarily submit personal information to us, you thereby consent to the general use of such information as provided in this Privacy Policy and to the transfer of that information to, and/or storage of that information in, the United States. SVR and WPUSA shall not be liable under any circumstances for damages resulting from use of information collected from visitors to the site.

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites. SVR and WPUSA are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party site.

Updating this statement

This policy is effective July 7, 2017. SVR and WPUSA may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website.

Contact SVR and WPUSA

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or SVR and WPUSA’s treatment of your personal information, please email or write to us at:

Silicon Valley Rising
2102 Almaden Road, Suite 112
San Jose, CA 95125