Cookies


What are cookies?

  • When you load a website in your web browser it saves small pieces of data, kept in text files, stored on your computer or other device called a cookie.
  • Websites typically use cookies to remember you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a session cookie) or for multiple repeat visits (using a persistent cookie).
  • Cookies ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors, and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in.
Necessary Cookies
  • Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies
Performance Cookies
  • Performance cookies enhance site functionality by improving site behaviors like load speed and video playback.
Analytics Cookies
  • Analytics cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Marketing Cookies
  • Marketing cookies track visitors across websites with the intention to display relevant and engaging ads.

Manage Your Cookies


Our Cookies

Some cookie names have been truncated for readability.

awselb

Necessary

Associated with Amazon Web Services and created by Elastic Load Balancing, AWSELB cookie is used to manage sticky sessions across production servers.

awselbcors

Necessary

Associated with Amazon Web Services and created by Elastic Load Balancing, used to manage sticky sessions across production servers.

nsc

Necessary

Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.

webp_lossl

Performance

Used to see if your web browser supports the lossless compression WebP image file type to improve image load times.

webp_lossy

Performance

Used to see if your web browser supports the lossy compression WebP image file type to improve image load times.

wc_cart_ha

Performance

Used to keep track of items stored in the WooCommerce shopping cart.

wc_cart_fr

Performance

Stores visitor login information so you don’t need to log back in if you close your web browser.

tk_lr

Analytics

Referral cookie set by the JetPack plugin on sites using WooCommerce, which analyzes referrer behavior for Jetpack.

tk_or

Analytics

Referral cookie set by the JetPack plugin on sites using WooCommerce, which analyzes referrer behavior for Jetpack.

tk_r3d

Analytics

JetPack installs this cookie to collect internal metrics for user activity and in turn improve user experience.

tk_tc

Analytics

JetPack installs this cookie to collect internal metrics for user activity and in turn improve user experience.

Analytics


We Do

  • Use Google Analytics to track visitors on this website.
  • Process collected data anonymously with Data sharing disabled.
  • Collect this data to improve user experience.
  • Retain this data for 2 months.
    • Google Analytics related cookies expire within 60 days of being set.
Data Collected Includes Your:
  • Referral source to our website
  • Language
  • Age range
  • Gender
  • Geographic Location
    • Country/Territory
    • State/Province
    • Town/City
  • Activity on our website
    • Pages visited
    • Time spent
    • What visitors click on
  • Device
    • Model type
    • Operating System
    • Web Browser
We Don't
  • Use other Google services in combination with Google Analytics cookies.
  • Run ads on our website.
  • Collect re-marketing or advertising demographics like:
    • Exact Age
    • Household Income
    • Interests

Learn More

Forms


Contact

  • When you submit a query through our contact form, we collect your name (first, last, or both – your choice!) and your email address so that we can correspond with you.
  • We also store this information in our website database for backup and possible future reference.
  • We may also retain email correspondence on our server and in our email client for future reference.
  • We host our website through SiteGround. We do not share any personal data with SiteGround.

Donations

  • We collect donations and gifts through eTapestry, a blackbaud service.
  • When you become a member, make a donation, or gift, we collect and retain the following information about you:
    • Full name
    • Full mailing address
    • Email address
    • Phone number
  • blackbaud handles all membership, donation, and gift transactions.
    • We do not collect or retain transaction information you submit.

Subscription

  • We offer an email-based subscription, provided by Constant Contact, to news and information we create.
  • When you subscribe, we collect and retain your:
    • Email address
    • First Name
    • Last Name
  • You can opt-out of our subscription at anytime by following the link provided at the end of any of our email messages.

Comments

  • We do not allow comments to our blog posts at this time.

Content


Links

  • Pages on this website may contain links to other websites.
  • You choose to follow these links and use any related third-party platforms at your own discretion.
  • These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content.

Embedded

  • In addition to our donation and subscription forms, we also embed videos on our website hosted by Vimeo.
    • These videos do not track any information about you.

eCommerce


Shopify

WooCommerce

  • We are in the process of establishing an integrated eCommerce solution via WooCommerce.
  • During this process, our website will establish several cookies (outlined above) related to plugins connected to the JetPack and WooCommerce services by Automatic.

Sharing


We do not share or sell your data with third-parties.

  • We do use some WordPress plugins on this website that may pass data, including personal information, to external servers to process.
  • We primarily use WordPress plugins that are hosted by WordPress.org, which clearly prohibits tracking of users without their explicit consent.

Rights


If you have submitted any personal data on our website, you can:

  • Request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you.
  • 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.
  • View, update, download or delete your personal data at any time by request.

Breach

  • If we ever become aware of a security breach that impacts the personal data we hold about you, we will notify you within 72 hours of learning of said breach.