Roots2Rivers Foundation


Privacy Policy of Roots2Rivers Foundation


Roots2Rivers Foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps aspiring social entrepreneurs by providing online mentorship, education, funding, and online networking opportunities so they experience sustainable growth and make a positive impact in their communities. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. This privacy policy explains how we collect, use, and share your personal information when you visit our website, sign up for our newsletter, donate to our cause, or participate in our programs.


What information do we collect?


We may collect the following types of personal information from you:

– Contact information, such as your name, email address, phone number, and mailing address.

– Donation information, such as your credit card number, billing address, and donation amount.

– Communication preferences, such as your preferred language and topics of interest.

– Website usage information, such as your IP address, browser type, device type, operating system, pages visited, links clicked, and cookies.

– Program participation information, such as your feedback, testimonials, stories, photos, videos, and other content that you submit or share with us.


How do we collect this information?


We may collect this information from you in various ways, such as:

– When you fill out a form on our website or contact us by email, phone, or mail.

– When you make a donation to us through our website or a third-party platform.

– When you subscribe to our newsletter or other communications.

– When you register for or attend our events, webinars, workshops, or other programs.

– When you interact with us on social media platforms or other online platforms.

– When you visit our website or use our online services.


How do we use this information?


We may use this information for various purposes, such as:

– To process your donations and provide you with receipts and acknowledgments.

– To communicate with you about our mission, activities, opportunities, and updates.

– To provide you with information and resources that you request or that may be of interest to you.

– To improve our website and online services and enhance your user experience.

– To monitor and analyze our website traffic and performance.

– To evaluate and improve our programs and services and measure our impact.

– To comply with legal obligations and protect our rights and interests.


How do we share this information?


We may share this information with third parties in certain circumstances, such as:

– With service providers who help us with our operations, such as web hosting, payment processing, email delivery, analytics, marketing, and security.

– With partners who collaborate with us on our programs and services, such as other nonprofits, foundations, government agencies, media outlets, and community organizations.

– With donors who support our mission and programs and may wish to recognize or contact you.

– With law enforcement or other authorities if required by law or necessary to protect our rights and interests.

– We do not sell or rent your personal information to anyone for any purpose.


How do we protect this information?


We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information.


How long do we keep this information?


We keep your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, unless otherwise required by law or contract. We may retain some of your personal information for longer periods for archival, statistical, or historical purposes.

What are your choices and rights?

– You have the following choices and rights regarding your personal information:

– You can opt out of receiving marketing communications from us at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email or contacting us at

– You can access, update, correct, or delete your personal information by contacting us at We may ask you to verify your identity before fulfilling your request.

– You can request a copy of your personal information that we hold by contacting us at We may charge a reasonable fee for this service if permitted by law.

– You can object to or restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances by contacting us at We will respect your wishes unless we have a legitimate reason to continue processing your personal information.

– You can lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in your jurisdiction if you believe that we have violated your privacy rights.


How do we update this policy?


We may update this policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices, laws, or regulations. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated policy on our website and indicating the date of revision. Your continued use of our website or services after the updated policy is posted constitutes your acceptance of the changes.


How can you contact us?


If you have any questions or comments about this policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at:

Roots2Rivers Foundation
9701 Apollo Drive Ste 100 Largo, MD 20774 Email:


This policy was last updated on October 9, 2023.