Privacy

Red Tomato, the owner and operator of the website located at www.redtomato.org, recognizes that its customers, visitors, users, and others (collectively or individually “Users”) who use redtomato.org value their privacy. This Privacy Policy details important information regarding the use and disclosure of user information collected on the redtomato.org website.

Providing Users with Access
Your use of the redtomato.org website and any personal information you provide on site remains subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Please note that any content posted at the direction of you, the user, onto the redtomato.org site becomes published content and is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy Policy.

Automatic Collection of Information
We use cookies to track traffic coming to our site. Cookies will also be used to identify a person who chooses to post comments on the website blog. 

Information Collection and Use
Red Tomato is the sole owner of information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to any other organizations. We collect the personal data that you may volunteer while participating in various activities on the redtomato.org site, such as opting in for a Red Tomato e-newsletter, making a donation or uploading content to particluar areas of the website. We do not collect information about our users from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations. We do not collect or use personal data for any purpose other than persons authorized to do so in our extranet. This area of the Internet site is secure via a SSL certificate. We do not use personal data for any other reasons. We also keep track of activity on our website via log files stored on our web servers. We collect information such as IP address, browser type and version, and pages you view. We also keep track of how you got to our site and any links you click on to leave our site. We use our logs of your website activity to assist us in understanding the effectiveness of our website and general demographics of the website’s users.

We collect data via Google Analytics to help determine our audience and other statistical information.

The tool uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of this website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser or exploring existing options, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Google provides a browser extension that allows users to prevent their data from being used for Analytics. We encourage you to explore this option.

Security and Privacy
We take every precaution to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information by using industry-recognized security safeguards such as firewalls, coupled with carefully developed security procedures to protect your information from loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration. When we collect sensitive account information such as credit card numbers, we protect its transmission through the use of encryption such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Red Tomato takes care to reinforce the importance of our website visitors’ security and privacy among our employees. Our employees are trained and required to safeguard your information and, using physical, electronic and procedural safeguards, we restrict access to personal information to those employees and agents for business purposes only.

Choice/Opt-out
Red Tomato’s Anti-Spam policy tolerates only permission-based email. In addition, users always have the opportunity to opt-out or change preferences via a link in the footer of all non-transactional email messages. These options are made available when you sign-up for our email lists and in email messages delivered from Red Tomato.

Links
Some of our sites provide links to third-party websites, such as those providing additional content. These sites may collect information about you. Because Red Tomato does not control the information policies or practices of these third parties, you should review their privacy policies to learn more about how they collect and use personally identifiable information.