Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last revised on November 28, 2017.

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, the Effing Foundation provides this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

The Information We Collect

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the The Effing Foundation website. On some pages, you can register to receive additional information and you can make a monetary donation to support the Foundation. The types of personal information collected on these pages are:

  • Email address
  • Name and mailing address
  • Payment information
  • Personal background and project information (for the grant program)


The Way We Use Information

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive or to contact you related to the site or to the Effing Foundation for Sex-Positivity, Inc. Your email address is not used for any other purpose and is not shared with outside parties.

The Effing Foundation uses does not store, share, or sell your credit card or other payment information. We may ask for permission to list you as a Donor in online and/or print publications (either anonymously or under whatever name or monicker you prefer). We may use your name and mailing address to contact you related to your support of the Effing Foundation. Your name and mailing address are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

Any information you submit to us as part of our grant program "Call for Projects" online survey will not be shared outside of our organization aside from summary demographic data (data that is not personally identifiable). 

Your survey response (and full grant application, if you are selected to submit one) will only be available to individuals within our organization on a need-to-know basis: only the people who are directly responsible for reviewing surveys/applications will have access to it.

If you are invited to submit a full grant application, the materials contained in that application will not be shared outside of our organization without your express written consent. If we identify an excerpt from your application that we would like to share, we will make a request to you in writing (e-mail) exactly what we would like to share and with whom; we will not share it unless you agree to our request.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over those other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide when visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and review the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

All credit card information is secured and encrypted via SSL. We do not store, share, or sell your credit card or other payment information.

How You Can Access or Correct Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by e-mail. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.