What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
Girls Write Now members that register on www.girlswritenow.org and individuals that sign up to receive Girls Write Now e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and email address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.
Girls Write Now uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.girlswritenow.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
www.girlswritenow.org uses “cookies” to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.girlswritenow.org, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.
How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send email alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your membership application; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitors to our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties
Girls Write Now does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.
www.girlswritenow.org includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.girlswritenow.org domain, and Girls Write Now is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.
If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.
Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://policies.google.com/privacy.