Privacy Terms and Policy

The Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP) uses legal advocacy to empower Texas communities and create policy change. As a statewide organization, TCRP is committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals and supporters as we advance our mission. These privacy terms and policy were created in order to demonstrate TCRP’s firm commitment to the privacy of our supporters and website users. Please read further to better understand how TCRP uses the information collected through our social media, website, and email list, etc., and how that information is used.

Personally Identifiable Information Collected:

Individuals who sign up for information on our website (www.texascivilrightsproject.org), individuals who sign up to receive TCRP e-communications, or individuals who provide their contact information through TCRP events, donations, or volunteer opportunities, voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

How Your Information May Be Used:

We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your donations; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visits to our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs.

Email Privacy:

TCRP does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

IP addresses:

TCRP uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.texascivilrightsproject.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

Cookies:

www.texascivilrightsproject.org uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.texascivilrightsproject.org, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

External Links:

www.texascivilrightsproject.org includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.texascivilrightsproject.org domain, and TCRP is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

All links to external websites found linked from TCRP social media sites are provided as a service and convenience to readers. We make no representation concerning the content, quality, timeliness, safety or suitability of their contents, nor are we liable for the content or availability of external websites. TCRP makes no endorsement, expressed or implied, to any hypertext links, and as such are not responsible for the content of external Web sites.

Social Media:

The opinions or views expressed on TCRP social media platforms, including, but not limited to, blogs, Facebook and Twitter pages, etc., represent the thoughts of individual users and online communities, and not necessarily those of TCRP or any of its partners, affiliates or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, staff or members of its respective board of directors. The opinions and views expressed on these pages do not in any way reflect the views of the site they are posted on, other sites affiliated with the site, the TCRP staff involved with maintaining the site or any members of the site.

By submitting content (defined as materials, advice, representations, opinions and views) to any of TCRP’s social media sites or platforms, you understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public.

Moderation:

While TCRP makes reasonable efforts to monitor and moderate content posted on its social media, email, and website platforms, neither TCRP nor its employees or other affiliated individuals have the ability to moderate all comments at all times and cannot always respond immediately to online requests for information.

TCRP reserves the sole right to review, edit and/or delete any comments it deems inappropriate. Comments may be deleted or edited if deemed inappropriate or irrelevant by the moderators.

Modifications:

We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.