Privacy Policy

This privacy policy relates to the Big Latch On, as coordinated by Small Beginnings Group LLC and Women’s Health Action (herein Big Latch On).

This notice describes the Big Latch On (“we” or “us” or “our”) privacy policy as it relates to www.biglatchon.org (and each sub domain associated with this URL) and other websites or pages operated by or for Big Latch On (collectively: the Web site). The Web site is owned and operated by the Big Latch On. This policy does not apply to other sites that may be accessible through the Web site. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of persons or entities that Big Latch On does not control, manage or employ. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of those other sites to learn how they collect and use information about you.

Our intention is to provide an informative tool for those interested in breastfeeding promotion, the Big Latch On and a mechanism for participation. We recognize that visitors to the Web site may be concerned about how we use the information they provide us. We are committed to responsible information handling practices and respecting a visitor’s privacy preferences. However, please remember that by visiting the Web site, you are accepting the policies described in this document. Big Latch On reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on the Web site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting. Please check back from time to time to view any changes.

This policy is intended to be used by the Web site visitors to determine consumer choice, informed consent, what information can be collected and how it can be used, and other pertinent privacy information.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row margin_top=”20″][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Consumer Choice

We believe a visitor to the Web site is the best person to determine:

  • when and under what conditions to provide personally identifiable information that may be used to identify, contact, or locate a person.
  • when the information may be shared with a third person.
  • when to remain anonymous.
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Informed Consent

If personal information is collected, we believe a visitor to the Web site has the right to:

  • know when personal information is being collected.
  • know what personal information is being collected.
  • have the choice to prohibit the Big Latch On from sharing the information with a third party.
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Personal Information

  • We may request your name, email address, address, phone number, and other similar information.
  • This information is collected when you request additional information about the Big Latch On, register to host a location, subscribe to newsletter, etc.
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Non-personal Information

  • In addition to gathering visitors’ personal information, the Big Latch On gathers non-personal information using pieces of data called “cookies.” Cookies contain data that a Web site places on a user’s hard drive. These data contain no personal information. Instead, they collect such information as the user’s ISP, operating system and browser type. This information is used by the Big Latch On to monitor the Web site’s traffic and to better manage our site by providing history of the different parts of the Web site that have been visited. It also helps users by recognizing them when they come back to the Web site.
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How Information is Used

  • The information you provide us is used to process and reply to the inquiry or purpose you requested.
  • Unless you request otherwise, personal information may sometimes be shared with Mailchimp for distribution of our newsletter and Big Latch On-supported communication. Information is not otherwise shared with third parties. If you elect to keep your record private, please contact us:Big Latch On, PO Box 9947, Newmarket, Auckland, New ZealandBig Latch On PO Box 83292 Portland Oregon 97283, USA [email protected]
  • We provide links to third-party sites. As we do not control these sites, please take the time to read their privacy statements.
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Security of Credit Card Information

  • Big Latch On will not directly collect your credit card details for any purpose.
  • Financial support to Big Latch On can be made via links on the Web site, which operate using PayPal. You are responsible for reading PayPal’s policies and deciding whether you want to use their systems.
  • If you are concerned about using PayPal, you can still contribute to the Big Latch On by mailing a check to our address above.
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Children (13 and Under)

  • The Big Latch On does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please talk to an adult before supplying any personal information.
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To Unsubscribe

If you wish to terminate receipt of information from the Big Latch On, please follow the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email. If you wish to change any information previously provided, please contact us via email [email protected].[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row margin_top=”20″][vc_column][vc_column_text]


If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact us via email or regular mail (all information provided above).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row margin_top=”20″][vc_column][vc_column_text]Last Revised: April 2012[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]