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Raising Places Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes (a) how Greater Good Studio (“GGS,” “we,” or “us”), either directly or through Service Providers (as defined below), collects information from you regarding your use of the Sites (as defined below) and (b) the choices available to you regarding our use of your personally identifiable information and how you can access and update this information. In the event any of the Sites have additional privacy terms, whether posted by us or the owner/administrator of the Site in question, your use of such Site also is subject to such privacy policy(ies). This Privacy Policy does not apply to the information collected through our grant application or review process.

As used in this Privacy Policy, the terms “Service Providers” means third-party service providers who provide certain services to us (e.g., analytics, hosting, software maintenance, satisfaction surveys, database maintenance) related to the Sites, and “Sites” has the same meaning as in the Terms and Conditions.

In order to use the Sites you must be 13 years of age or older. If you are 13 or older but under 18 years of age, you must have your parent or legal guardian’s permission to use the Sites and to accept the Terms and Conditions.

1. Information Collection

We may collect information related to you and your use of the Sites in the following ways:

A.   Information you provide to us directly.

B.   Information collected from your use of the Sites.

We and certain of our Service Providers also may use similar technologies in our email communications to let us know which emails and links have been opened by recipients.  This allows us to, among other things, gauge the effectiveness of our customer communications and marketing campaigns.

You can control the use of cookies using your browser settings.  If you reject cookies, you may still use the Sites, but your ability to use some features or areas of the Sites may be limited. Turning off the browser’s cookies will prevent web beacons from tracking your specific activity. The web beacon may still record an anonymous visit from your IP address, but unique information will not be recorded. However, if you are a subscriber to one of our email mailing lists and visit a Site by clicking a link in an email from us, we will be able to determine your identity even if you have turned off your browser’s cookies.

You may opt out of cookies provided by our Service Provider Adobe by following the instructions located at and of cookies provided on our Sites by other Service Providers who are members of the Digital Advertising Alliance program by following the instructions located at You can find more information about cookies at

Information collected by us by cookies and other technologies generally is not linked to your personally identifiable information. However, once you set up an account with of our Sites, the de-identified information associated with you may be linked to your user account and become personally identifiable information. We will use this information only as provided in this Privacy Policy.

2. How We Use the Information Collected

We may use the information collected from you for the following purposes:

We will retain information collected from you for as long as needed to provide you services or as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements

3. With Whom We Share Information Collected

We may share the information collected from you for the following purposes:

We also may share information in an aggregated non-personally identifiable manner with third parties and such third parties may further share such aggregated non-personally identifiable information further in connection with their own marketing, products, and services.

We will ask for your consent before using information for a purpose other than those permitted by this Privacy Policy.

4. Choice/Opt-out

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter or other email communications from us, you may opt out of receiving these communications by following the “unsubscribe” instructions at the bottom of each email.

From time to time, it may be necessary for us to send out service-related announcements. For example, if one of our Sites is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send users an email notice regarding the suspension.  Generally, users may not opt out of these communications unless they deactivate their account.

5. Blogs and Community Forums

Our Sites may offer publicly accessible blogs, community forums or other public areas where users may submit information and content through the Sites. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personally identifiable information from a blog or community forum, contact us as noted above. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personally identifiable information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so.

Our blogs and community forums also may be managed by a third-party application that may require you to register to post a comment. We do not have access or control of the information posted to such blogs. You will need to contact or login to the third-party application if you want the personally identifiable information that was posted to the comments section removed. To learn how the third-party application uses your information, please review its privacy policy.

6. Links

The Sites may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Sites and to read the privacy policies of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected on the Sites.

7. Policy Regarding Children

The Sites are not intended for children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age, unless such information is provided by a parent or guardian. In the event that we learn that we have inadvertently gathered personal information from children under the age of 14 without the appropriate consent, we will take reasonable measures to promptly erase such information from our records.

8. Security

We have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100 percent secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

9. Updating and Deleting Personally Identifiable Information; Data Retention

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our services, you may correct, update, amend, or delete your information by making the change on your member information page (if applicable) or by contacting us at the address below.

We will retain information collected from you for as long as needed to provide you services, conduct research and aggregate data related to our programs and activities, or as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

10. Your California Privacy Rights

Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1798.83, a California resident who has provided personally identifiable information to a business with whom he/she has established a business relationship has the right to request certain information regarding the disclosure of personally identifiable information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write us at the address provided below.

11. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time in our sole discretion, subject to any applicable laws. It is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy from time to time, to see if modifications have been made.  Any modification is effective immediately upon posting on the applicable Site. Your continued use of the relevant Sites following modification of this Privacy Policy will be conclusively deemed to signify your acceptance of the modification.  If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either by email (sent to the email address specified in your account, if applicable) or by means of a notice on the applicable Site(s).

12. Contact

If you have questions about these Terms and Conditions, please contact us at:

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