Privacy Policy

The following statement discloses our policy for information practices on our website, http://www.innocenceproject.org/ and all of our electronic mail campaigns and communications.

Personal data provided to the Innocence Project will not be sold, traded, and/or donated to any third party. The contact information you provide when you register, donate, subscribe or take action (such as your name and email address) will be used only for purposes related to The Innocence Project. It will be used to send you the information you request (such as press releases and action alerts), and updates about the Innocence Project and its website.

After registering, you will receive an email that:

  • Confirms for us that your email address is current and active. 
  • Notifies you that your registration has been received. 
  • Provides you with information on how you can review and update your mailing preferences and/or remove yourself from our mailing lists.

In certain circumstances, our website leaves a cookie (an electronic identifying tag) on your computer. This cookie allows the site to remember you, so don't have to re-enter your password each time you visit http://www.innocenceproject.org/.

We use your IP address (Internet Protocol address - a unique string of numbers that identifies your computer on the Internet) to help diagnose problems with our server, and as a tool to run this web site. We pool together data from all of our visitors to keep track of how our web site is being used, such as how many people are visiting our site, how they find us, and what pages are being viewed. However, we collect no information that can be traced back to you individually except what you provide to us when you sign up with the site.

All financial information provided to the Innocence Project is collected using SSL encryption. Secure.innocenceproject.org is a GeoTrust Secure Site, authorized to transmit encrypted financial information to GeoTrust, a company that securely processes online financial transactions. GeoTrust uses your financial and personal information only to process your transaction, and neither stores nor shares that information.

Visitors to this website who have javascript enabled are tracked anonymously using Google Analytics, which uses cookies to collect user information such as the number of pages visited, the referring website, the time spent on the site, the browser and operating system and the IP address. Google analytics does not collect names, phone numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses or any financial information.  Read Google’s full privacy policy here.

This site gives users the options to update their contact info or remove themselves from our database at any time. You may update your contact information, change your mailing preferences, or remove your personal information from our database at any time by visiting our manage subscriptions page.

This site contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different from ours.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our website, please contact us at info@innocenceproject.org or 212-364-5340.

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