Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Innovations for Poverty Action collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users ("User") of the www.progressoutofpoverty.org website ("Site"). This Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected offline.

Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, create an account, or subscribe to the newsletter. Users may be asked for name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies
Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

Users’ cookies are tracked through Google Analytics, which is a web analysis service provided by Google. Our Site also may utilize Google AdWords Remarketing, a service provided by Google that allows us to display digital advertisements on the Google Search Advertising Network to Users based on their behavior on our Site. None of the information collected can be used to personally identify Users. You can view Google’s privacy policy here. If you wish to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking services, please visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.

How we use collected information
Innovations for Poverty Action may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:

  • To send periodic emails. We may use the email address to respond to Users’ inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include product news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.
  • To understand how and by whom our product is being used. We may use this information to improve our outreach and communications about our work.

How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners and trusted affiliates for the purposes outlined above.

Third party websites
Users may find content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

Changes to this privacy policy
Innovations for Poverty Action has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

Innovations for Poverty Action
101 Whitney Ave New Haven, CT 06510-1256 USA
+1 (203) 772-2216
contact@poverty-action.org

This page was last updated on January 6, 2017.