Our Policies

Rising Tide Capital’s Commitment To Privacy

Rising Tide Capital (“RTC”) values your support and respects your privacy. To demonstrate our commitment to protecting your rights, whether you donate online, in person, through the mails or over the phone, we created this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain how we treat the information you provide us through your use of our website or any offline information you share with us. By using our website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, which may be amended from time to time.

Information Rising Tide Capital Collects and Use of Such Information
In connection with your use of our website, we sometimes collect non-personally identifiable information about you such as your IP address and the web pages you visit. We may also send “cookies” to your computer which are small text files sent to your computer and stored on its hard drive that helps us recognize repeat visitors, facilitate each visitor’s ongoing access to and use of our site, and track usage behavior. Cookies cannot be read by a site other than ours, and no cookie will contain information that allows anyone to contact you via telephone, e-mail, or any other means. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but in some cases, that may impact your ability to use our website.

We use “cookies” and collect other non-personally identifiable information to enhance your browsing experience on our website. We may also collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, address, email address, phone number, and/or payment and billing information, which is not collected by RTC unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This information is only used to contact you with messages that are related to your interest in RTC. Other privacy practices may apply to information you provide to us through other channels.

This website uses Google AdWords a remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors to our website who may or may not have completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an inquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on an individual’s past visits to the RTC website. Any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

Rising Tide Capital Does Not Sell or Otherwise Distribute Information We Collect
Except as described in this Privacy Policy, Rising Tide Capital does not disclose personal information to any third parties unless required to do so by law. We do not sell, rent, trade, or otherwise share mailing lists or database information provided by you with any third party without your prior consent.

RTC’s Commitment to Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, RTC has put in place commercially reasonable physical, technical, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. This information is not available to the public and RTC’s personnel are dedicated to maintaining and upholding your privacy and security.

We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to RTC or guarantee that your information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. In the event that personally identifiable information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, RTC will promptly notify those individuals whose personally identifiable information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

Links to Other Sites
Rising Tide Capital provides links to other third-party websites for your convenience and/or information. If you access those links, you will leave RTC’s website and be re-directed to a third-party website. RTC takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over, third party organizations’ privacy policies, security practices, views, or the accuracy of any information contained on other such sites. RTC does not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites, and the personal data you choose to provide to third-party websites is not covered by this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any website or company before submitting your personally identifying information to them.

We may also provide social media features that enable you to share information with your social networks and to interact with RTC on various social media sites. Your use of these features may result in the collection or sharing of information about you, depending on the feature. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and settings on the social media sites with which you interact to make sure you understand the information that may be collected, used, and shared by those sites.

Website Donor Privacy
Credit card transactions on the RTC website are processed by Braintree and are governed by Braintree’s privacy policy. Braintree collects information on behalf of RTC and does not disclose it to any party other than RTC. Braintree uses industry-accepted encryption for the transmission of credit card information, which keeps visitor information secure, accurate, current, and complete. If you donate to RTC through Braintree, you are able to opt-in to future communications from RTC. After opting-in, you may opt-out of future mailings by selecting “unsubscribe” at the bottom of each message.

Rising Tide Capital’s Refund Policy
By making a charitable gift to Rising Tide Capital, a 501(c)(3) organization, the donor understands that charitable donations are not refundable.

Changes to Rising Tide Capital’s Privacy Policy
Rising Tide Capital reserves the right to update or change this Privacy Policy at any time. Any material changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted to our website. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

If you have any comments or questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the information practices of RTC, please contact us at

This policy was last updated on February 8, 2016.