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Privacy Policy

Last updated January 21, 2021

Girl Rising 501(c)(3) (“Girl Rising”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) respects your privacy, and we are committed to protecting your information.

This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, and share information related to you.  



It is our policy commitment to be transparent about our practices. This commitment reflects the value we place on earning and keeping the trust of our activists, users, viewers, employees, nonprofit and business partners and others who share their personal information with us.

This Global Internet Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) describes how we collect, use, share, process and store information when you access the websites, or other online services that we own or operate and that link to this Policy (collectively, the “Services”). This Policy also describes how you can contact us with any questions about our information practices or to access or request changes to your information.

As used in this Policy, the term “personal information” means information that directly identifies you personally, such as first and last name, address, telephone number, email address, etc.; that may be uniquely associated with you, such as a government identification number, payment card information, financial or insurance account numbers, etc.; or that may be combined with other reasonably available information to identify you personally. As used in this Policy, the term “aggregate information” means information that has been anonymized or that otherwise does not identify individuals and is not linked to individuals, such as statistical information about age, gender, frequency of visits to the Services, parts of the Services most frequently accessed, browser type, etc. Aggregate information is processed and analyzed on a collective basis and will not be linked to the identity of any individual person.

Please review this Policy carefully to understand our practices, and how we collect and use your information. If you do not agree with our information practices, please do not use the Services. Each time you use the Services, the current version of the Policy will apply.




Girl Rising is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. 

Information Collected. Girl Rising collects and maintains:  

Contact information: name, organization/company, complete address, phone number, email address  

Donation information: amounts donated, date of donation(s), method, requests and comments  Information gathered from website:  non-personally identifiable information, such as how many hits each website page receives, and if the visitor is repeat or new. This requires that a ‘cookie’ be sent to your web browser. 

How Information is Used. Girl Rising uses data to maintain records of donations, send acknowledgements, mail year-end tax statements to you, send newsletters, notices and direct mail pieces. We add you to our mailing list if you request to be added. Our third-party mailing service is contractually obligated to treat the lists with confidentiality and is prohibited from transferring them elsewhere. We do NOT list individuals’ names in ANY of our publications. 

Corporate and Foundation sponsors are listed in event programs and on initiatives they have supported with their agreement. 

Credit card numbers are NOT retained once processed. Our website has a SSL certificate. Donations over 2% of our entire budget must be reported on IRS Form 990, Schedule B. We use website statistics to analyze our website usage. 

No Sharing of Personal Information. Girl Rising will not sell, rent, trade or transfer your personal information to outside organizations. Use of donor information will be limited to the internal purposes of Girl Rising and only to further our mission. Nevertheless, security measures may not prevent all losses, and Girl Rising is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to security failures. 



When you access and use the Services, we may collect information about you automatically and when you knowingly and voluntarily provide your information to us.




We may collect information automatically from your device, browser, or application when you access the Services. This information typically includes, but is not limited to:


  • Device and technical information such as IP address, the type of device you use to access the Services, the name of your operating system (such as iOS, Android or Windows) and the name and version of your browser (such as Internet Explorer or Chrome);

  • Browsing information such as domain name, origin and last access data, and language; and

  • Information and analytics about how you access the Services such as date and time, how often and the amount of time you spend on the Services, the areas of the Services that you spend the most time on, and other click-stream data.


We analyze much of the information collected automatically (known as “clickstream data”) in statistical form to better understand our visitors’ interests and needs to improve the content and functionality of our Services.

The information we receive depends on the settings on your web browser, device, or application. We and our service providers may collect information over time and across different websites when you use the Services.


Cookies and Other Tracking Devices

Like many websites and applications, we may collect information by using cookies and other tracking technologies. A cookie is a small text file stored on your device or computer when you access the Services. Our websites use cookies to collect statistical information about the ways visitors use our Services – which pages they visit, which links they use, and how long they stay on each page. We may also use information collected via cookies to deliver ads based on your use of the Services. For information about how to opt-out of interest-based ads, please visit


If you do not wish us to place cookies on your device, you may be able to set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your device. For more details, please visit or Although you are not required to accept cookies when you visit the Services, you may be unable to use all of the functionality of the Services if you choose to reject our cookies.


To learn more about cookies, please see our Cookies Statement at and see Access To Personal Information / Your Choices below.


To develop information about activity related to your use of the Services, we may also use a small file, called a tag (which may also be called a pixel tag or web beacon). Tags do not by themselves collect any personal information from you, but in combination with cookies, tags allow us to track whether web pages are viewed and learn other information about web page views.


GoSquared and Google Analytics 

We use GoSquared and Google Analytics to collect information about your use of the Services. GoSquared and Google Analytics collect information such as how often users visit the Services and what pages users visited prior to visiting the Services. We use this information to maintain and improve our Services. The information generated by GoSquared and Google Analytics will be transmitted to and stored by GoSquared and Google, respectively, and will be subject to their own privacy polices (available at and You can opt out of Google Analytics by visiting and learn more at Access To Personal Information / Your Choices below.


Third Party Advertising Companies

In addition, we may partner with third party advertising companies and others to collect or use your information, and to provide advertisements about our products and services that may be of interest to you. These third parties may use technologies such as cookies, web beacons, tags or other technologies to collect information about you when you use our Services. These third parties may also collect information about you and your activities across different websites, apps and other online services, and they may use persistent identifiers to collect and correlate this information. For information about opting out of or managing the collection or use of such information, see Access To Personal Information / Your Choices below.  




We collect information that you provide when you use the Services, for example, the information you provide when you sign up to receive email alerts, when you make a purchase, when you complete a survey, when you enter a search term on the Services, or when you ask us a question or email us with feedback.


In these cases, you will know what information is collected through the Services because you will actively provide that information to us. In some cases this information will be personal information, which may include your first and last name, email address, telephone number, home or work address, age, gender, etc.


Girl Rising uses this information for the purposes for which you provide it. For example, if you provide your email address when you sign up to receive email alerts, we use your email address to deliver the email alerts you request. If you make a purchase from our website, we will use your information to complete your purchase. We may also use the information we collect on the Services for various business purposes such as customer service, fraud prevention, market research, improving our products and services, and providing you with information and offers we believe may be of interest to you. We may also remove personal information from our files and use the aggregate information for historical, statistical or scientific purposes.


If there is information that you are required to provide to us or that we are required to collect, based on either law or contract, we will advise you of the requirement at the time we collect that information, and we will also provide information about any consequences of a failure to provide required information.




We use information that we collect, including your personal information, for the purposes described in this Policy. We may also use your information for any other purpose that we might describe at the time of collection, or with your consent, or for the following purposes:

  • To provide our Services according to your requests.

  • To provide better and efficient browsing and to better meet your needs by personalizing our Services to you.

  • To respond to your questions or requests for information.

  • To send you news, marketing and promotional communications.

  • To administer, troubleshoot, improve, and optimize the performance of our Services.

  • To maintain our Services and operations, for example by analyzing usage of or interest in features, identifying areas of interest, or providing updates to the Services.

  • To keep our Services and other systems secure and prevent fraud.

  • To verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our Services.


We may also combine personal information about you that is collected from our Services with information collected through off-line interactions or from third parties.




Affiliates and Related Entities


We may share or disclose your personal information to affiliates or to other entities related to us.


Service Providers


We may share personal information with service providers that provide services to us in connection with our operations (e.g., web hosting, mailing services, payment processing, analytics, etc.). These third party service providers are bound by confidentiality obligations.




We may share, transfer or otherwise disclose your personal information collected through the Services to third parties unrelated to Girl Rising, including charitable organizations, so that these third parties can contact you for marketing and promotional purposes. Our current NGO partners are listed in the “Partners” sections of our website. These lists are subject to change. If you do not wish to receive these kinds of communications, please see Access to Personal Information / Opt-Out below for information about opting out of these communications.


In addition, we may share or transfer your information:


  • To comply with a legal requirement or court order.

  • To investigate a possible or actual crime, such as identity theft.

  • To enforce our contractual rights, take precautions against liability, or to investigate and defend ourselves against third party claims or allegations.

  • To a buyer or possible buyer in connection with the sale, purchase, merger, reorganization, liquidation or dissolution of Girl Rising, in which personal information about users of the Services, that is held by us, is among the assets transferred.

  • When we believe that disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of ourselves or others.


In the event of such a sale, purchase, merger, reorganization, liquidation or dissolution of Girl Rising, we will use reasonable efforts to try to require that the acquiring entity use personal information you have provided through the Services in a manner that is consistent with this Policy.


Aggregate Information


We may also share, or transfer aggregate information, that does not include information that identifies people individually, without restrictions and for any purpose, including but not limited to improving the Services or its features and for research purposes.




We use commercially reasonable means and follow generally accepted industry data practices to protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, disclosure, and destruction. We maintain physical, organizational, and technical safeguards designed to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of your personal information. Although we use security measures to help protect your personal information, as is the case with all computer networks linked to the Internet, we cannot guarantee the security of information provided over the Internet, nor can we guarantee that our safeguards will prevent every unauthorized attempt to access, use, or disclose your information.




The Services may contain links to Internet sites or other online services that are not owned or operated by us. These links are provided as a service and do not imply that we endorse, sponsor, or affiliate with any products, services, activities or content contained in these third-party sites, nor any association with their operators, unless otherwise specified. We do not control these third party sites, and we are not responsible for their content, security, or privacy practices. We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on any third-party sites and other online services before accessing or using those services or providing your personal information. 




You have certain choices about how your personal information is collected, used and shared. Although you may not be able opt out of all collection or use of personal information and still use the Services, you can take steps to limit or control how your personal information is collected, used and shared.

If you want to access personal information we hold about you or have your personal information removed from our database, or if you wish to opt out of having your personal information shared with third parties for promotional or marketing purposes, wish to update your information, or no longer want to receive promotional or marketing emails or other communications from us, please contact us at,, or at Girl Rising, Attn: Global Internet Privacy Policy, 114 West 26th Street New York, New York 10001.


Please understand that, before responding to your request, we may ask you for additional information in order to verify your identity, or take other actions that we believe are appropriate to verify your identity.  

Please note that while we will take reasonable efforts to honor your requests to remove personal information from our databases, some information may remain in non-operational servers, and we may retain information as we determine necessary for reasonable business purposes, including but not limited to complying with our legal obligations and enforcing our agreements. We are also not obligated to comply with requests that are unreasonably burdensome or expensive, or with requests that would interfere with the rights of another individual. In some circumstances, we may charge a reasonable fee to fulfill your request.



To opt out of receiving promotional or marketing emails from us, you may also click on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our emails or email us at



You can control or delete cookies, or otherwise manage cookies, through your browser or device settings. For more details, please visit or  


However, please understand that you may be unable to use all of the functionality of the Services if you choose to reject our cookies.

To learn more about cookies, please see our Cookies Statement at

Advertising Partners


We may partner with third parties to manage our advertising on other sites, and they may collect information and provide advertising to you based upon your browsing activities and interests. 

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies, how they may be used or the information they may collect, and we are not responsible for their privacy policies or the content that may be provided by those third parties. You can learn more about online and interest-based advertising, and about choices available to you, at


If you prefer not to have your information used for the purpose of serving you personalized advertising, you may also learn more about your choices or change your preferences at,,, from Google at or, from Facebook at or, or if you are located in the European Union at


“Do Not Track” Settings


We do not currently respond to web browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that indicate a preference for not having information collected over time and across different websites.  




Unless you request otherwise, we may retain personal information about you as long as necessary to provide you with the Services, products, and information you request, and as long as reasonably necessary for business, accounting, tax, or legal purposes, as permitted by applicable law. We may also with your consent continue to retain information about you for other purposes.


We may also retain personal information about you for a reasonable time for backup, archival, or audit purposes, or as needed to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our rights or agreements.


If you have any questions about how long we may keep personal information about you, please contact us at,, or at Girl Rising, Attn: Global Internet Privacy Policy 114 West 26th Street New York, New York 10001.



The Services are not directed to children under 13 years of age (or as defined by applicable local law). We do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information on the Services from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected or received personal information from a child, we will delete that information.


If you become aware that we have collected or received personal information from a child, please inform us so that we may delete that information. Please contact us at,, or at Girl Rising, Attn: Global Internet Privacy Policy 114 West 26th Street New York, New York 10001. 



By using the Services and/or providing us with your personal information, you hereby consent to the transfer and processing of any information you provide to us in countries where applicable laws may not provide the same level of protection as the laws of the country or jurisdiction where you are located, including but not limited to the United States, in accordance with this Policy.


For residents of the European Economic Area, please see Transfer of Your Personal Information Out of the EEA below.


Please do not provide information to us, either directly or indirectly, and do not access our Services if you are located in a country where this Policy violates local laws or regulations.  




We may update or change this Policy from time to time in order to reflect changes in our data practices. If we make material changes to this Policy, we will provide notice by changing the “Last Updated” date at the top of this Policy. We encourage you to periodically review this Policy for updates, and particularly before you submit additional personal information through the Services. If we modify or otherwise change this Policy, the modifications or changes will only apply to the personal information we collect after we have posted the revised Policy on the Services.




If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints about this Privacy Policy or our practices regarding personal information, please contact us at,, or at Girl Rising, Attn: Global Internet Privacy Policy 114 West 26th Street, New York, New York 10001. 


We hope that we can address any concerns or complaints, but if you are a resident of a country in the European Economic Area, you may also lodge complaints with a supervisory authority, particularly the supervisory authority in your place of residence, place of work or in the place where any alleged improper acts occurred.



Why We Are Able to Collect and Use Your Personal Information


We rely on our legitimate interests and the legitimate interests of individuals who use the Services as the legal basis for processing data concerning users of the Services who are residents of the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It is necessary for us to process personal information in order to pursue our legitimate interests in ensuring the proper operation of the Services, and to better understand the Services. Also, for individuals who use the Services, we collect and process personal information as a necessary part of the services that we provide.


In some cases, where we ask for your consent to use information about you, your consent acts as the legal basis for our use of that data. In those cases, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. If you would like to withdraw your consent, please contact us at,, or at Girl Rising, Attn: Global Internet Privacy Policy 114 West 26th Street, New York, New York 10001.


Transfer of Your Personal Information Outside of the European Economic Area


For the purposes described in this Policy, we may transfer personal information out of the EEA as follows:


  • To the United States in order to provide the Services, or to respond to individuals’ communications, or to complete transactions.  


These countries may not have enacted laws that provide the same level of protection of personal information as the laws of the EEA, and the European Commission has not issued any formal decision that these countries provide an adequate level of protection of personal information.


Rights of Residents of the European Economic Area


If you are a resident of a country within the EEA, you have certain individual rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679) (“GDPR”) or related local legislation. You have the right to obtain confirmation from us as to whether or not we process personal information about you. And if we do process your personal information, your other rights include:


  • The right to access your personal information and receive certain information about our privacy practices.

  • The right to have us correct incorrect information that we hold concerning you, or to complete incomplete information.

  • The right to request that we erase information concerning you and to have that information erased under certain conditions.

  • The right to restrict our processing of information concerning you under certain conditions.

  • The right to object to our processing of information concerning you under certain conditions.

  • The right to object to our use of information concerning you for direct marketing, or for profiling relating to direct marketing.


The right to receive personal information that you provided to us in a structured and commonly-used, electronic format and the right to transmit that information to another entity, in certain situations.


If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at,, or at Girl Rising, Attn: Global Internet Privacy Policy 114 West 26th Street, New York, New York 10001.


Please understand that, before responding to your request, we may ask you for additional information in order to verify your identity.


We may not be obligated to fulfill your request to exercise your rights if we are restricted by applicable local laws, or if fulfilling your request would negatively impact the rights and freedoms of other individuals. We may decline to fulfill requests or charge a reasonable fee based on our administrative costs if requests are clearly excessive or unfounded, and particularly in cases where requests are repetitive.


Effective Date: February 19, 2019



Site Specific Screening License


Multi-Screening Site Specific License

By purchasing this license, Licensee agrees to the following terms for the screening of the film Girl Rising.


Licensor: Ten Times Ten, LLC, 125 West End Avenue, New York, NY 10023 (“TTT”).



TTT hereby grants to Licensee the non-exclusive right to screen the Girl Rising film (the “Film”) in a [private OR public] setting on or after the original screening date. The film may be screened an unlimited amount of times over the course of one (1) month ONLY at the original screening location.

Licensee understands that any other type of use/showing of the selected Film, without the prior express written consent of TTT, and the payment of the then-applicable License Fee (which is subject to change at the discretion of TTT), is strictly prohibited.

Licensing Fee: $350

Delivery: TTT will provide Licensee one (1) DVD or Blu-Ray (to be specified by licensee) of the full film.

Additional Terms: Licensee is granted with no rights to the ownership of the copyrighted materials contained in the DVD or Blu-Ray of the selected Film. The license granted herein is non-exclusive, non-sub-licensable or transferable, and Licensee is granted with no rights to modify or use any of the materials contained in the Film’s copyrighted materials or any trademarks or other intellectual property rights with respect to the selected Film, except as specifically set forth in this License Agreement. Licensee is not authorized to reproduce the copyrighted work or any intellectual property rights in and to the trademarks of the Film in any manner nor to prepare derivative works based upon the copyrighted work. Licensee acknowledges that the DVD provided according to this Screening License is for screening purposes only and agrees not to resell, duplicate, or make otherwise available this material.





Licensee agrees to report to Ten Times Ten the results of the screening: locations, approximate audience and any results from the screening as deemed appropriate by the Licensee.



Licensee shall not sell or otherwise encumber the DVD (and/or any element(s) thereof), and/or the Film, and/or any rights, under copyright and/or otherwise, therein and/or thereto.


To the extent permissible under applicable federal laws, this Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New York applicable to contracts entered into and wholly to be performed within said state. No waiver of any breach of this Agreement shall constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent or subsequent breach, and no waiver shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the waiving party. In the event any provision of this Agreement shall for any reason be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Agreement as of the date first here in above stated.

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