Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Blue Avocado is committed to honoring the privacy of visitors to our web site (the "website"), www.blueavocado.org. This privacy policy governs any personal and business information collected from visitors to the Blue Avocado web site. Our goal is to protect online information with the same diligence that we protect information obtained through other means.

Information Collection And Use

The Blue Avocado web site collects information about each visitor to the website in four ways: (1) through your IP address, which does not contain any personal information, (2) through any email correspondences you send to us, and (3) when you submit information using an online order/input form on one of our web pages. (4) e-newsletters.

IP Address
Note: Your IP address does not contain or reveal personal information about you. Information such as your name, address, or phone number cannot be obtained through your IP address alone. Blue Avocado's web servers log all website visitors' IP addresses to automatically collect information about usage of the website. This information is collected only to help diagnose problems with our servers, administer our Web Site, track traffic patterns, and identify ways to make our website more useful. Information is never used to track or monitor individual users.

Email Correspondences and E-Newsletters
Unless specifically requested, any email messages you send to Blue Avocado, including your email address, are kept private and will not be disclosed to third parties.

Online Input and Order Forms
Unless specified by the form, all information submitted to Blue Avocado using our online input and order forms are kept private. The information is used to contact you about our services that have already expressed interest in. We occasionally share the information with our partners for reasons related to services and resources provided through Blue Avocado. We also reserve the right to rent our general mailing list. We do not share email lists of any kind. If you previously chose to have your information shared, you may opt-out or change your information at any time. See below for information about how you can contact us. Orders placed using our secure e-commerce transaction may require your name, e-mail address, shipping address, credit card billing address, card number, and expiration date. Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing and are not retained for other purposes. If we have trouble processing an order, the contact information you provided is used to get in touch with you.

E-newsletters

If you wish to subscribe to any of our newsletters, we require certain contact information (name and e-mail address) so we can make sure you receive the newsletter as requested. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter may opt-out of receiving these communications using the specific instructions found at the bottom of each newsletter or its corresponding web page.

Links

The Blue Avocado web site contains links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of sites other than the Blue Avocado web site. Nor does information regarding referrals to other sources of assistance constitute an endorsement of the individuals or entities listed.

Terms and Conditions

By viewing this web site, you agree to the following: Blue Avocado, including but not limited to any of its members, makes no warranties about the information contained herein, nor assumes any liability for use of this website. The information provided on this website does not constitute legal or financial advice. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on these pages, no guarantees are provided and you should not rely on it for any financial or legal purpose. For financial or legal advice, please contact a certified public accountant or attorney licensed in your area. CompassPoint reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this website or any part thereof with or without notice.

Copyright Notice

The Blue Avocado website is a compilation work composed of materials contributed by Blue Avocado staff and other contributors. The compilation itself is property of Blue Avocado and thereby of its fiscal sponsor, CompassPoint Nonprofit Services. Other contributors have licensed Blue AVocado to use their materials. Materials licensed from other contributors are marked with the contributor's copyright and remain property of the contributors.

In order to reproduce any part of this website, you must request advance written permission and comply with any conditions stipulated in that permission. To request permission, use this form to contact the Editor.

If you have any questions or concerns about privacy or terms of use, please contact us using this form. Or you can call or send a letter to:

Editor, Blue Avocado
731 Market Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94103
phone: 415-722-4703

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