Privacy Policy

EarthRights International's web team is committed to safeguarding the privacy and information of our users. EarthRights International does not sell or trade names or personal data that we collect on our website. This applies to all pages native to the website. However, we can not vouch for pages hosted by other organizations linked from the website, and we encourage our users to refer to the their privacy policies as well.

Donor Privacy

When you make a donation to EarthRights International, we collect and store your name, address, and email address. We keep this information in our database of supporters in order to keep you informed of our work and related issues that may be of interest to you. EarthRights International will not share or sell this information. If you use a credit card to donate, either online or via phone or mail, your credit card information is used once to authorize the charge and then securely discarded.

Recurring online donations submitted via are subject to NetworkForGood's own privacy policy.

Use of “cookies”:

A cookie is a small piece of data which is sent from a web server to a web browser. It is stored locally on the user's machine, and allows the user to have a more personalized experience. The EarthRights International website only uses cookies to help us keep track of which users are logged onto the website. The cookie is stored on the user's machine but it is not an executable program and cannot do anything to the machine.

User Registration:

When users register for our newsletter or to gain access to premium content and the user comment boards on the EarthRights website, they are required to provide their name, address, email and an anonymous “username” (other fields are optional). Only the username, city, state, and country are made public in the user profile, the user's actual name and home address are not. Profiles are only viewable to other registered users.

Email List Privacy

We will neither share nor sell your email address or other contact information with external parties, under any circumstances. Our newsletter is opt-in only and, in accordance with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, you may opt-out at any time.

To report any abuse or violations of our Email List Privacy policies, please email and attach an unedited copy of the email message that you feel was sent to you in error or without your permission. Include all header information so that we can trace origin of the message. Also include any notes or other information that you feel are pertinent.


If you have any questions regarding this policy, please email