Effective Date:  Jan 1, 2023

Land Trust (“ACLT”, “Africatown”, “we,” “us,” or “our”) shares your concerns about maintaining the integrity and privacy of personal information collected on the internet.  We are committed to protecting your privacy, and this privacy policy (“Policy”) is intended to describe our information collection and dissemination practices in connection with Africatown Community Landt Trust family of websites located at www.africatownlandtrust.org or any website or service that links to or refers to this Policy (collectively, the “Sites”).


Please review the entire Policy and feel free to contact us using the contact information below if you have any questions.  By using the Sites, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information in accordance with the Policy.


Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.africatownlandtrust.org


What personal data we collect and how we collect it:

Personally identifiable Information


Personally identifiable information, such as your name, shipping address, email

address, and telephone number, and demographic information, such as your age,

gender, hometown, and interests, that you voluntarily give to us [when you register with

the Site [or our mobile application,] or] when you choose to participate in various

activities related to the Site [and our mobile application], such as online chat and

message boards. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of

any kind, however your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of

the Site [and our mobile application].


Derivative Data


Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP

address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages

you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site. [If you are using our

mobile application, this information may also include your device name and type, your

operating system, your phone number, your country, your likes and replies to a post,

and other interactions with the application and other users via server log files, as well as

any other information you choose to provide.]


Financial Data


Financial information, such as data related to your payment method (e.g. valid credit

card number, card brand, expiration date) that we may collect when you purchase,

order, return, exchange, or request information about our services from the Site [or our

mobile application]. [We do not store financial information that we collect]. [Amazon

Payments,] [Authornize.Net,] [Google Checkout,] [Paypal,] [Stripe,] [other], and you are

encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to

your questions.]


Data from Social Networks


User information from social networking sites, such as [Apple’s Game Center,

Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter], including your name, your social

network username, location, gender, birth date, email address, profile picture, and

public data for contacts, if you connect your account to such social networks. [If you are

using our mobile application, this information may also include the contact information of

anyone you invite to use and/or join our mobile application.]


Mobile Device Data

Device information, such as your mobile device ID, model, and manufacturer, and

information about the location of your device, if you access the Site from a mobile



Third-Party Data


Information from third parties, such as personal information or network friends, if yo

connect your account to the third party and grant the Site permission to access this



Data From Contests, Giveaways, and Surveys


Personal and other information you may provide when entering contests or giveaways

and/or responding to surveys.


Mobile Application Information


If you connect using our mobile application


Geo-Location Information


We may request access or permission to and track

location-based information from your mobile device, either continuously or while

you are using our mobile application, to provide location-based services. If you

wish to change our access or permissions, you may do so in your device’s



Mobile Device data


We may collect device information (such as your mobile device ID, model and manufacturer), operating system, version information and

IP address.




When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.




If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.




If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.


If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.


When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.


If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


Embedded content from other websites


Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.


These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with


We are committed to maintaining your trust, and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share the information we collect.


Authorized third-party vendors and service providers. We may share your information with third-party vendors and service-providers that help us with specialized services, including billing, payment processing, customer service, email deployment, business analytics, marketing, advertising, performance monitoring, hosting, and data processing.


Corporate affiliates. We may share your information with our corporate affiliates that are subject to this policy.


Business transfers. We may share your information in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of a website, a merger, consolidation, asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.


Legal purposes. We may disclose information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, law enforcement requests, legal claims or government inquiries, and to protect and defend the rights, interests, health, safety, and security of Africatown Community Land Trust, our affiliates, users, or the public.


With your consent or at your direction. We may share information for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect the information or pursuant to your consent or direction.


If you access third-party services, such as Facebook, Google, or Twitter, through the Sites to login to the Sites or to share information about your experience on the Sites with others, these third-party services may be able to collect information about you, including information about your activity on the Sites, and they may notify your connections on the third-party services about your use of the Sites, in accordance with their own privacy policies.


If you choose to engage in public activities on the Sites, you should be aware that any information you share there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these areas.  You should use caution in disclosing personal information while participating in these areas. We are not responsible for the information you choose to submit in these public areas.


How long we retain your data


If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.


For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.


What rights you have over your data


If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also 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. 


You may opt out of our email newsletters by clicking the “unsubscribe” at the bottom of each newsletter and following the subsequent instructions.  You may also opt out of all communications from Africatown Community Land Trust  by contacting us using the contact information below.


You may be able to refuse or disable cookies by adjusting your web browser settings.  Because each web browser is different, please consult the instructions provided by your web browser (typically in the “help” section).  Please note that you may need to take additional steps to refuse or disable Local Shared Objects and similar technologies.  For example, Local Shared Objects can be controlled through the instructions on Adobe’s Setting Manager page.  If you choose to refuse, disable, or delete these technologies, some of the functionality of the Sites may no longer be available to you.


You may update the personal information that you provide directly to us at any time.  For example, you may review, correct, update, and delete certain account information by logging into your account.  If you would like to review, correct, update or delete personal information that you have provided to us or that we have collected automatically or from other sources, you may contact us as indicated in the Contact Information section.  We will respond to your request as required by applicable laws.


Before processing your request, we may need to verify your identity, in which case we may request additional information from you or send you a one-time use access code to the email address or phone number associated with your account.  


We will use reasonable efforts to respond to your request promptly.  We generally will not charge a fee for processing or responding to your request, apart from in exceptional circumstances.  In those cases, we will explain the reasons and indicate the amount in question.  Should we need to refuse your request, we will explain to you the reasons for this.


If you wish to lodge a complaint on how we have handled your request, you may contact us as indicated in the Contact Information section below.


California residents are entitled once a year, free of charge, to request and obtain certain information regarding our disclosure, if any, of certain categories of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. We do not share personal information with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes.


We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent, unless permitted by law.  If we learn that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete it in accordance with applicable law.



We use reasonable measures to help protect information from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.  You should understand that no data storage system or transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure.  Please note that information collected by third parties may not have the same security protections as information you submit to us, and we are not responsible for protecting the security of such information.


Changes to the Privacy Policy


We may update this Policy from time to time. When we update the Policy, we will revise the “Effective Date” date above and post the new Privacy Policy.  We recommend that you review the Privacy Policy each time you visit the Sites to stay informed of our privacy practices.


Contact Information

Africatown Community Land Trust

1437 S. Jackson Seattle WA, 98144

Telephone: (+1)(206)-596-2896

Email: admin@africatownlandtrust.org

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