Cookies Policy for National Organization for Women (NOW)

Introduction

The National Organization for Women a.k.a. NOW; website uses cookies.

Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of the NOW website and marketing, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit the site.

Effective Date:  July 25, 2018

About cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiration date, unless deleted by the user before that date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Cookies that we use

We use cookies for the following purposes:  

Cookies can be used to recognize you when you visit now.org, remember your preferences, and give you a personalized experience that’s in line with your settings if applicable. Cookies also make your interactions with the site faster and more secure. Additionally, cookies may allow us to bring you advertising both on and off the now.org site, and bring customized features to you through plugins such as our “Share” button.

Categories of Use Description
Authentication If you’re signed in to now.org, cookies help us show you the right information and personalize your experience.
Security We use cookies to enable and support our security features and to help us detect malicious activity and violations of our User Agreement.
Preferences, features and services Cookies can tell us which language you prefer and what your communications preferences are should there be any to choose. They can help you fill out forms on now.org more easily. They also provide you with features, insights, and customized content in conjunction with our plugins.
Advertising We may use cookies to show you relevant information both on and off the now.org site. We may also use a cookie to learn whether someone who saw an ad later visited and took an action (e.g. downloaded a white paper or made a purchase) on the advertiser’s site. Similarly, our partners may use a cookie to determine whether we’ve shown an ad and how it performed, or provide us with information about how you interact with ads.
Performance, Analytics, and Research Cookies help us learn how well our site and plugins perform in different locations. We also use cookies to understand, improve, and research products, features, and services, including when you access now.org from other websites, applications, or devices such as your work computer or your mobile device.

 

Cookies used by our service providers

Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

We use AddThis is a social bookmarking service that is integrated into the now.org website by using a web widget. Once the widget is added, visitors to the website can bookmark or share an item using a variety of services, such as Facebook, MySpace, Google Bookmarks, and Twitter to tailor the advertisements that you see on other websites to reflect your interests. We do not publish interest-based advertisements on our website.

We use Flywheel to host our website. This service may use cookies for. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at https://getflywheel.com/.

Managing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can, however, obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c) http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

(f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.

Our details

This website is owned and operated by The National Organization for Women a.k.a. NOW.

Our address is 1100 H Street NW, Suite 300,  Washington, DC 20005.

You can also contact us:

(a) Using our website contact form; https://now.org/about/contact-us/

(c) By telephone; (202) 628-8669 (628-8NOW) or