Privacy & Cookies Policy



the Positive Impact Movement (the "Platform"), including the website and its community, is a platform (“PiMov", "we" or "us") that takes privacy and data protection issues seriously.

We have established this Privacy Policy ("policy") to explain how we handle personally identifiable information collected from users of the Platform.

By accessing and using the Platform, you agree that you have read and understand this policy and you accept and consent to the privacy practices (and any uses and disclosures of information) that are described in this Policy.

This policy covers the following areas:

  • application of policy;

  • personal information collected;

  • use and disclosure of personal information;

  • accessing and updating personal information;

  • data tracking;

  • external links;

  • changes to this privacy policy; and

  • contact details.

Application of Policy

This policy applies to all our personnel, including volunteers and other individuals with whom we do business.

Responsibilities of Personnel

It is the responsibility of all personnel to:

· be familiar with this policy; and

· comply with this policy.

Personal Information Collected

PiMov only collects personal information that is necessary for the Platform's functions and activities.This information will only be collected with the consent of the individual or otherwise in accordance with the law.

As with many other websites and communities, the web servers used to operate the Platform may collect certain non-personal data pertaining to users of the Platform and the equipment and communications method that they use to access the Internet and the Platform. Without combining these data with other sources of information, they do not readily or personally identify individuals. They may reveal such things as the Internet protocol ("IP") address assigned to an individual's computer, specific pages that an individual accessed on the Platform or immediately prior to visiting the Platform, and the length of time spent in a visit to the Platform. The purposes for which this information is collected and used include facilitating Platform operation and system administration, the generating of aggregate, non-identifiable statistical information, monitoring and analyzing Platform traffic and usage patterns, and improving the content and content delivery with regard to the Platform and the content, materials, opportunities, and services that we describe or make available on the Platform.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from our email list, you may do so by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email.

We may also use "cookies" (small text files stored on users' computers) to help track and customize access and use of the Platform. Cookies store and retain information that helps us recognize individuals when they return to the Platform following a previous visit. Most popular Internet browser packages allow one to configure the browser so as not to accept cookies. However, setting your browser to reject cookies may, in certain instances, prevent you from taking full advantage of the Platform and the materials, products, and services that we may make available on the Platform.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

We will generally use and disclose personal information for purposes related to the main purpose for which the information was collected, or where the individual has consented to the use or disclosure. We may also use personal information to send you email communication promoting messages, content or actions on behalf of other organizations. These emails will always come from the Platform's email address. In addition, we may disclose personal information to third party service providers who assist us in providing our services. These may include companies which assist with data processing and analysis, research, mail services or maintenance. These third parties may also include organizations that cross-check the information you provide to us with information about you in other databases, which we will include in our records. We obtain this data with assurance from these providers that you have consented to the collecting and sharing of this data. We do not actively collect sensitive personal data. Personal information will only be disclosed to those third party service providers on a confidential basis so that the service provider can effectively provide those services. 

PayPal uses the payment-related information that it receives as necessary and appropriate to fulfil requests to process payment transactions, to facilitate billing, and to otherwise deliver payment services. Personally identifiable information about consumers is used by PayPal to process payment transactions and for no other purpose. PayPal's full privacy policy can be viewed here.

Stripe uses the payment-related information that it receives as necessary and appropriate to fulfil requests to process payment transactions, to facilitate billing, and to otherwise deliver payment services. Personally identifiable information about consumers is used by Stripe to process payment transactions and for no other purpose. Stripe’s full privacy policy can be viewed here.

Disclosure When Required by Law

We may otherwise use or disclose personal information where required or authorized by law, which may include emergency situations and assisting law enforcement agencies.

Access to Mailing Lists

We will not allow access to our mailing lists to any organization or individual, except as expressly permitted by the user. 

Credit Card Security

On the Platform, we use PayPal or Stripe to process and accept transactions. We do not store any credit card information.

PayPal and Stripe adhere to international PCI (payment card industry) compliance standards for data security.

PayPal's PCI Compliance can be validated here.

Stripe's PCI Compliance can be validated here.

Surveys & Interviews

For surveys & intereviews you've completed, we treat your name, city, state, response and comments as public information. We will not make your street address publicly available. In no such case will we disclose your email address or phone number, without your permission. 

Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information

We take reasonable steps to make sure that the personal information collected, used and disclosed is accurate, complete and up-to-date. 

In certain circumstances, we may not be required by law to provide the individual with access to, or to correct, personal information. If this is the case, reasons will be given for that decision.

Data Tracking

In order to better serve our members, we use cookies and periodically analyze web logs. We may collect IP addresses to better understand where our traffic is coming from, and to provide customized services to members. We may also use third-party services such as Google Analytics. This helps us understand traffic patterns and know if there are problems with our website. We may also use embedded images in emails to track open rates for our mailings, so that we can tell which mailings appeal most to PiMov users.

Links to Other Websites

We may provide links to third party websites, and other websites may provide links to the Platform. Third party websites operate according to their own terms of use and privacy policies. We have no control over such third party websites, and by using this Platform, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such third party sites, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites. You further acknowledge and agree that we will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may revise or amend this policy at any time at our sole discretion. If we make any substantive changes in the way we collect or use personally identifying information provided by users, we will post a prominent announcement on the Platform's home page and post the changes on this page. We will never change our policies and practices to make them less protective of user information collected prior to the effective date of any changes without the consent of affected users. We encourage users to visit this page periodically to review our current policy.


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, your personal information, or the practices of the Platform, you can contact