Privacy Policy

Open Earth Foundation Privacy Statement
October 13, 2022

At OpenEarth Foundation (OEF), we care about your rights to privacy and are fully committed to maintaining your trust.  We provide this Privacy Statement to explain how your information is collected, used, stored and shared so that you feel confident in connecting with OEF both on our website and through social media pages.

OEF does not collect information from you without your knowledge and permission and you will not be asked to enter any personal information to access  Of course, for some activities on our website, like making an online donation, you will be asked to enter basic identifying information.  OEF does not store credit card or other payment information.  OEF does not disclose this information to anyone except as needed to process the donation and ensure you are adequately thanked for your support by maintaining a database of donors.  Information you provide to OEF is stored in a secure location and is only accessible by designated staff.  If you’ve chosen to give a recurring donation, payment methods will be kept by a secure and trusted 3rd party such as PayPal or other such payment transaction partner.

Updating Your Information
You may update the information you have shared with us by emailing or mailing a letter to our address: 24 Lighthouse Street, Unit A, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292.  Please just let us know what has changed and we will keep your information up to date.

If you are just visiting OEF, we hope you’ll join our family and subscribe to our newsletter so you can stay up to date on the incredible work, collaborations and innovations that make our mission a reality.

Communications from OEF
If you opted in for receiving our newsletters, you are able at any time to unsubscribe by selecting the link that appears at the bottom of the emailed newsletter.  This system is automated and should update your preferences immediately.  Of course, you may also contact us directly and we can update your preferences for you.

Secure Transactions
When you donate to OEF via our website, your donation information is encrypted and transmitted via a secure (SSL) connection through our 3rd party payment processor.  Your credit card information is only used for the purposes of processing your donation.  We will not disclose this information except as necessary to process your donation.

Donor Privacy
OEF values and respects the privacy of our donors and we aim to honor and protect your rights with this privacy policy.  It applies to all information received by OEF, both online and offline, including electronic, written and oral communications.

OEF will not sell, rent, trade or share our donors names or personal information with any other entity.  We will never send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a resident of California, you are entitled to request the following information which we will provide to you upon request:
A list of the types of personal information which we disclose to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year as well as the names and addresses of all third parties that receive personal information, for their own direct marketing purposes.

Your request should be submitted to: 
Open Earth Foundation
24 Lighthouse Street, Unit A
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Within 30 days of receiving your request, we will provide a written response listing the categories of Personal Information disclosed as well as the names and addresses of any third parties that receive personal information along with a written example of the products or services marketed by these businesses.

Thank you for joining us in our efforts to develop solutions for a thriving planet.