Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Transition Twin Cities

Last Updated: January 20, 2020

This privacy policy contains information about the type of information that may be collected and recorded by Transition Twin Cities and how we use it. Our privacy policy was created with the help of the Privacy Policy Generator and the Privacy Policy Generator Online. If you have additional questions or require more information, do not hesitate to contact Transition Twin Cities.

Personal information our website collects

Our website gathers some data automatically:

  • Cookies
  • Location
  • IP address
  • Device

If you subscribe to our monthly newsletter, we will also ask for:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Neighborhood

Log files

Transition Twin Cities follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this as a part of the hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website so we can make improvements, and gathering demographic information so we get to know our audience better.


Like many other websites, Transition Twin Cities uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information such as visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. For more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, look at your browsers’ website.

How is your information used?

This website collects data for the purpose of providing useful information and improving our services to our website visitors. The information gathered for our newsletter is gathered by consent and used to provide you with the newsletter you requested. We ask for neighborhood information because, on rare occasions, we may do a targeted mailing to people living in a particular community. For example, if someone wanted to start a Transition group in your community, we would inform you of that opportunity.

How do we secure personal information?

Generic website information is stored with the website analytics service Google Analytics and our website host. Our email database is stored with the service provider MailChimp. If you believe your security has been compromised, please notify us immediately using the Contact form.

Sharing information

Transition Twin Cities does not sell or share personal information or its mailing list. If a relevant organization wishes to use our mailing list and its purpose is consistent with the purpose of our organization, an email will be sent directly from Transition Twin Cities. Your email address will not be shared.

If this privacy policy or data collection and sharing policy changes, we will place a notification of the change on our website at the time of the change or when we collect information.

Know your rights under the GDPR

  1. Access to your information
  2. Rectify your information
  3. Erasing your information
  4. Portability
  5. Restriction of processing
  6. Object to processing
  7. Rights concerning automated decision

Third-party privacy policies

Our website uses tracking software for analytics purposes. We use the third-party provider Google Analytics. See how Google uses data when you use our website (located at Transition Twin Cities’ Privacy Policy does not apply to other websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-parties for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

How to change your email information

Contact us to request any changes to your email subscription.

Opt-out of data collection

This privacy policy explains how we collect, use and disclose your personal information. If you wish to limit data collection or functionality, you can do so using the settings and preferences on your device to turn off location services, and block or delete cookies. The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.

You can opt out of our mailing list using the opt out function located at the bottom of each email.

Children’s information

We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Transition Twin Cities does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information through our website – such as signing up for our newsletter — we will remove such information from our records upon request.

Online privacy policy only

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website except as we have discussed our newsletter.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms and conditions.