EDUCATED CHOICES PROGRAM PRIVACY POLICY

Educated Choices Program is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which includes the “What Is Cultivated Meat?” initiative. This privacy policy will explain how our organization uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

Topics:

  • What data do we collect?

  • How do we collect your data?

  • How will we use your data?

  • How do we store your data?

  • Marketing

  • What are your data protection rights?

  • What are cookies?

  • How do we use cookies?

  • What types of cookies do we use?

  • How to manage your cookies

  • Privacy policies of other websites

  • Changes to our privacy policy

  • How to contact us

  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

What data do we collect?

Educated Choices Program collects the following data:

  • Name

  • Email address

  • Company

  • Location (city, state, and country)

  • Selection of products and services

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Educated Choices Program with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online for any of our products or services.

  • Complete a donation transaction.

  • Submit a question or comment via a contact form.

  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback via email.

  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

Educated Choices Program may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

  • Automated technologies, such as cookies, server logs, and other similar technologies. We may automatically collect Information Technology Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies.

  • Third parties, such as:

- Analytics providers
- Service providers
- Providers of social media platforms (such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
- Publicly available sources (such as school websites)

How will we use your data?

Educated Choices Program collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your registrations and manage your information.

  • Process your donations and manage your information.

  • Email you with information about products and services we think you might like.

  • Email you with newsletters and updates.

At this time, Educated Choices Program does not share your data with any partner organizations or companies. If this changes in the future, this section will be updated to include those partner organizations or companies and if we materially change how we process your data, we will seek your explicit consent before we do so.

How do we store your data?

Educated Choices Program securely stores your data at Google Data Centers. This data is distributed across many different locations. For further information on Google Data Centers, visit google.com/about/datacenters/data-security/

Access to your data is also limited to Educated Choices Program staff members who have a relevant need for the information in order to perform their responsibilities and duties.

Educated Choices Program will keep your name, location, email address, and any services provided for five years. Once this time period has expired, we will delete or anonymize your data by removing your personal data from active documents, including those on third party applications, and/or permanently deleting outdated documents. In some cases, your email address and services provided may instead be archived to prevent duplication.

Marketing

Educated Choices Program would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our partner organizations and projects, including the “What Is Cultivated Meat?” initiative.

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you can always opt out at a later date by clicking the opt-out link in the email you receive or sending us an email at privacy@ecprogram.org.

You have the right at any time to stop Educated Choices Program from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other members of the Educated Choices Program group.

What are your data protection rights?

Educated Choices Program would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access - You have the right to request copies of your personal data from Educated Choices Program.

The right to rectification - You have the right to request that Educated Choices Program correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Educated Choices Program to complete information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure - You have the right to request that Educated Choices Program erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing - You have the right to request that Educated Choices Program restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing - You have the right to object to Educated Choices Program’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability - You have the right to request that Educated Choices Program transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights,

  • Please contact us at our email: privacy@ecprogram.org

  • Call us: +1 404-806-2294

  • Or write to us: 2785 Cruse Road, Suite 9 #4004, Lawrenceville, GA 30044 USA

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

Educated Choices Program uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality - Educated Choices Program uses these cookies to recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

  • Advertising - Educated Choices Program uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Educated Choices Program sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

  • Analytics - Educated Choices Program uses these cookies to help us understand how visitors interact with our website, discover errors, and provide better overall analytics.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

Educated Choices Program website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Educated Choices Program keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 1 February 2022.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Educated Choices Program’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Email us: privacy@ecprogram.org

  • Call us: +1 404-806-2294

  • Or write to us: 2785 Cruse Road, Suite 9 #4004, Lawrenceville, GA 30044 USA

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Educated Choices Program has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact your local Data Protection Agency.