Privacy Policy

Updated June 18, 2019

This Privacy Policy describes:

  • The information we collect on or through the Services and how we collect it.

  • How we use and process the information we collect.

Please review this Privacy POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING AND USING THE SERVICES. When you submit information to or through the Services, you consent to the collection and processing of information as described in this Privacy Policy.


    • Personal Information" means information associated with or used to identify a specific person.  Your Personal Information includes: (1) contact data (such as your e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number, school name and school grade); and (2) Location Data (as defined below) and (3) certain Usage Data, such as the IP address from which you access the Services (as further discussed in Section 3b. below)  

    • Location Data” is a category of Personal Information collected about the location of a mobile device or computer, including: (1) the location of the mobile device of computer used to access the Services derived from GPS or WiFi use; (2) the IP address of the mobile device, computer, or internet service used to access the Services; or (3) other information made available by a user or others that indicate location, such as geotag information in photographs. You can change your preferences on your mobile device and/or browser to deny us access to your Location Data. Please note that if you disable location tracking, certain features of the Services may not be available to you. 

    • “General Information” is information about an individual’s online activity that, by itself, cannot be used to identify him or her, such as browser type, operating system and the dates/times of Services access.

      Personal Information and General Information may be linked together. Different types of General Information also may be linked together and, once linked, may identify an individual person.


    We collect information that you provide to us and from your use of the Services.  The information that we collect and how we process it depends on how you use and access the Services.  Some information is collected through use of cookies and similar data collection tools (as further discussed below).

    • a. Information that You Provide to the Suncoast Rise Above Plastics Coalition: You may provide us with your Personal Information when you contact us for help or information, make a donation to us, or otherwise voluntarily supply your Personal Information to us.  We may collect information, some of which may be Personal Information, as otherwise described to you at the point of collection or pursuant to your consent.

    • b. Information that We Collect When You Use the Services: When you use the Services, we may automatically collect Information about how you interact with the Services, such as (i) IP address; (ii) domain server; (iii) type of device(s) used to access the Services; (iv) web browser(s) used to access the Services; (v) statistics and information associated with the interaction between your browser or device and the Services; and (vi) referring webpage or other source through which you accessed the Services (collectively, “Usage Data”). Depending on applicable law, some Usage Data is Personal Information and some is General Information. 

    • c. Information Collected from Other Sources: Third parties that assist us with our business operations also collect information (including Personal Information and Usage Data) from you and share it with us.  For example, we use email service providers that help us to more effectively administer our communications and programs. 


    1. How We Use Information

      We use the information that we collect or that you provide to us to operate, maintain and enhance the Services, including:

      • To facilitate communication between The Suncoast Rise Above Plastics Coalition and you;

      • To connect you to local events in your area;

      • To prevent, detect and investigate prohibited or illegal activities, such as claims of copyright infringement and security breaches;

      • To send emails and other communications that display content that we think will interest you, such as news about our campaigns, programs, services, products and promotions;

      • To generate statistical information about how users interact with the Services and conduct analyses to support, improve and enhance the Services;

      • To protect the safety, security and legal rights of other users of the Services;

      • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide information to us or to which you consent.

    2. How We Share and Disclose Information
      We may share and disclose information:

      • With third party service providers that we retain to perform functions on our behalf, such as web hosting, data analyses and promotion services providers, communication services providers, e-commerce vendors, and technology and data service providers, that have access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions;

      • With the affiliated non-profit organizations within our coalition;

      • To comply with a subpoena, regulation, binding order of a data protection agency, legal process, governmental request or other legal or regulatory process.


    The Suncoast Rise Above Plastics Coalition does not process your credit card information. Instead, we have entered into an agreement with Stripe, a third party payment processing service, to collect, store, process and transmit your credit card data when you make a donation to us. Stripe certifies as adhering to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. The Suncoast Rise Above Plastics Coalition may transfer Personal Information to Stripe for the purpose of facilitating the transaction.


    The Suncoast Rise Above Plastics Coalition has implemented policies, procedures, and safeguards, including secured online connections, designed to protect all information submitted through the Services. We also strive to obligate our agents, contractors and business partners to protect the information that they use or access in connection with providing services to The Suncoast Rise Above Plastics Coalition.  While we do work hard to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the privacy or security of information that you transmit over the Internet.  DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THE SUNCOAST RISE ABOVE PLASTICS COALITION IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  We urge you to take every precaution to protect your information when you use the Internet or store information on your computer, tablet, or mobile device.


This website uses cookies and similar technologies, which are small files or pieces of text that download to a device when a visitor accesses a website or app.

  • These functional and required cookies are always used, which allow Squarespace, our hosting platform, to securely serve this website to you.

  • These analytics and performance cookies are used on this site, as described below, only when you accept them via our cookie banner. We use analytics cookies to view site traffic, activity, and other data.

  • This website also uses Google Analytics to collect information such as site traffic, activity, and other data. No personal information or location data is collected during this process. Google Analytics Cookies in use on this website are:







2 years

24 Hours

2 Minutes


Used to distinguish users.

Used to distinguish users.

Used to throttle request rate.


This website collects personal data to power our site analytics, including:

  • Information about your browser, network, and device

  • Web pages you visited prior to coming to this website

  • Your IP address (through Sqaurespace analytics cookies. These cookies are only used once you have accepted them via our cookie banner. Google Analytics anoyonymizes this site’s visitor IP data, making them not personally identifiable.)

This information may also include details about your use of this website, including:

  • Clicks

  • Internal links

  • Pages visited

  • Scrolling

  • Searches

  • Timestamps

We share this information with Squarespace and Google, our website analytics providers, to learn about our site traffic and activity.


If you create a customer account on this website, we collect personal information.

This information may include your:

  • Billing and shipping address(es)

  • Details about your orders (for example, your shirt size)

  • Email address

  • Name

  • Phone number

We share this information with Squarespace, our website hosting provider, so they can provide website services to us. You may remove this information, or receive a copy of it, at any time by sending us a request.


We may send marketing emails to you if you have opted into them. You may unsubscribe from our emails at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of the email. We share your contact information with Mailchimp, our email marketing provider, so they can send these emails on our behalf.


We may email you with messages about your donation activity. It’s not possible to unsubscribe from these messages.

We share your contact information with Squarespace, our website hosting provider, so they can send these emails to you on our behalf.


This website uses font files from Google Fonts and Adobe Fonts. To properly display this site to you, servers where the font files are stored may receive personal information about you, including:

  • Information about your browser, network, or device

  • Your IP address


When you donate via this website, we collect personal information from you to fulfill the donation. We may collect information like your:

  • Billing and shipping address

  • Details relating to your donation

  • Email address

  • Name

  • Phone number

We share this information with Squarespace, our online store hosting provider, so that they can provide website services to us.

You can contact The Suncoast Rise Above Plastics Coalition by calling 727-308-1276 or emailing