Berkeley Commonplace is a 501 c3 nonprofit public benefit corporation based in Berkeley, California. We produce inclusive, community art projects and creative activities designed to empower individuals and strengthen communities. We encourage balancing independence and personal freedom with social and environmental responsibility. We recognize creativity as an invaluable, universal human faculty, and freedom of expression as a natural right. We also consider privacy and freedom from harassment as natural rights. This policy is concerned with the privacy of our audience, including but not limited to subscribers, participants, partners, collaborators, and donors.
Mailing Address: 2571 Shattuck Avenue, 1A, Berkeley, CA, USA 94704
Email and Newsletters
If you subscribe to our mailing list, register for a project, activity or event, or donate on our website, you can expect to receive emails from us. We interpret all these friendly gestures as consent to receive relevant communications from us, using the name and email address you provide. We will make opting-out easy, as we are eager to avoid sending emails to any unwilling recipient.
NOTE: Some of our projects may be coordinated via email, requiring occasional two-way communications throughout the duration of the project.
This website can send emails through the MailPoet sending service. This may include tracking opens and clicks on our emails. This information is used to improve the quality of our communications.
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
When visitors submit a form we retain the data for 90 days.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your data rights
You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
What personal data do we collect and why
We are thoughtful about the information we ask you to provide, and ask only for information relevant to the activities at hand, such as participation in a project, or making a donation.
When visitors or users submit a Form, we capture the IP Address for spam protection.
If you have questions, comments or concerns, please contact the Secretary of the Board of Directors, Marty McCutcheon: firstname.lastname@example.org