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Privacy Policy

Effective date: 22 June 2018

This website is owned and managed by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), a global coalition of more than 170 organizations that is coordinated by the Rights and Resources Group, a nonprofit, tax-deductible 501 c(3) nonprofit based in Washington, DC, USA, with a second office scheduled to open in Montreal, Canada in 2018.

In addition to this website, RRI also owns and manages several other related websites, including,, and

RRI is committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors and donors and handling their personal information with the utmost care and respect. We will never sell, rent, or exchange your information with anyone, and you may opt to remove your information from our mailing list at any time by clicking here or sending an email to communications [at]

By continuing to visit and use our website, you are accepting the terms and practices described in our Privacy Policy. While we may periodically modify this Privacy Policy without actively notifying our users, the latest version of the Privacy Policy will always be updated promptly at this page.

How we collect data

RRI collects information from visitors and donors on a limited and voluntary basis. We collect personal information through the following ways:

•    Sign-ups to our email newsletters
•    Responses to our surveys


The types of personal information we collect from visitors can include:

•    First and last names
•    Organizations/affiliations
•    Job titles
•    Email addresses
•    Geographic regions and languages
•    Subjects of interest
•    Comments and feedback on RRI content (e.g., responses to our surveys)


How we protect your security

We do not process any financial transactions through our websites; this means we do not collect any financial information such as credit card numbers or other methods of payment. We also do not charge any fees to access, use, or download any resources from our websites.

How we use your data

We use your personal information to send you email newsletters and surveys. Occasionally, for the purpose of improving our communications methods and the quality of our content, we will use the data we have gathered to conduct internal analyses, such as analyzing the distribution of our audiences across regions and thematic areas. We do not host advertisements on our websites and will never share your information with advertisers.

Manage your personal information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or would like for us to update or remove your personal information, please contact us through email or postal mail:

communications [at]
Rights and Resources Initiative
2715 M St NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20007

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