Privacy Policy

This website (the “Web Site”) is operated by (“we”, “us” and/or “our”) and has been created to accomplish our mission of informing readers and the public about her writing, her biography, her public engagements and related projects and interests, with the help of Web Site visitors (“you”, “your”).


This Privacy Policy sets forth our policy with respect to information that is collected from you. We’ve updated our Privacy Policy & Terms of Use as of 8/8/2019 to support GDPR. Digital and development teams at understand GDPR regulations, and we have assigned a data protection manager who can be reached at any time at


General Policy has a firm commitment to internet privacy.


You can visit most portions of without telling us who you are and without revealing any personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”). The only information we collect from a normal Web Site visit is information that cannot be used to specifically identify you (“Non-Personal Information”), which usually includes the name of your internet service provider, the browser and type of machine you are using, the website that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time you request them.


Personal Information will carefully consider what data we’re collecting and create clear internal guidelines on data collection that match the standards in which we treat our own data.


We will make certain that each supporter (not only in the EU) gives valid, freely given, specific, informed and active consent for all our online actions and engagement to achieve the highest standards of privacy for readers.


The only time we collect Personal Information is when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you contact us with inquiries, respond to one of our surveys, or register to participate in certain projects or campaigns. Wherever we collect Personal Information we make an effort to provide a link to this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to voluntarily share Personal Information with us because we want you to stay informed of Naomi Klein’s projects that you may be interested in. By voluntarily providing us with Personal Information, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


Every time we ask you to take action with us, you not only have the ability to unsubscribe at any time but has the power to permanently and completely delete your supporter profile if we’ve gathered it to optimize our engagement with you by contacting or replying to any email we send you.


How We Use the Information


When you opt-in to receiving communications from us, you are consenting to:


  • Receiving email updates from Naomi Klein including important online and offline calls to action, announcements, fundraising appeals, and other breaking news and analysis.
  • Granting the ability to collect and use your behavioural and demographic data to better understand what supporters like you need to stay active with us in the struggle to fight climate change and transform our economy into one based on caring for the earth and one another.


Non-Personal Information


We use the Non-Personal Information collected to generate statistics and measure Web Site activity in order to improve our impact in this work, and make our Web Site a stronger tool for our visitors.


Personal Information


We use the Personal Information you provide in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Information for a certain reason, we may use the Personal Information in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For example, if you sign up to get information about upcoming events about Naomi Klein, we will use your Personal Information to send you updates and other information about what is happening in your region – in some cases we may share your information with trusted local leaders who are organizing around Naomi’s work if you have indicated interest in staying informed on your local issues. If we intend on using any Personal Information in any manner that is not consistent with this Privacy Policy, we will inform you of the anticipated use before the Personal Information is collected.


Aggregated Personal Information does not currently conduct research on its visitor’s demographics and interests based on the Personal Information and other information provided to us.




Both Personal Information and Non-Personal Information collected in accordance with this Privacy Policy may be stored by itself or it may be included in databases owned and maintained by our trusted affiliates, agents or service providers.


When We Share the Information will not sell your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Information with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:


Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties may in the future hire other companies to perform certain functions. Examples of such functions include website maintenance or design, newsletter maintenance or design, mailing information, maintaining databases. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we take precautions to provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.


Legal requirements


We may disclose your Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Web Site visitors or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.


Account Creation


By registering an account/password/event for a “day of action”, we may also create an account for you on affiliated platforms so you can easily manage future local events in your community.


Security makes great efforts to protect the Personal Information provided via the Web Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Web Site may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail.


Updates and Email Tracking


If you sign up to receive updates from, we will strive to provide you accurate and timely information about our activities. In order to improve our engagement with our network, we may track whether the emails we send to you are being opened and whether the links they contain are being clicked.




You can unsubscribe at any time by using the link provided in at the bottom of any email you receive from us, or delete your profile by sending us an email to


If you aren’t active with us for over 6 months, we will permanently delete your profile with us.




Like most web sites, may place a “cookie,” or small file, in the browser files of a visitor’s computer. We use cookies to save information you give us so that you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit our Web Site. This allows us to personalize the Web Site to your taste and provide the best web experience possible to our visitors.


Updating the Privacy Policy does reserve the right to change its policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice as necessary. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically, and especially before you provide any Personal Information. This Privacy Policy was last updated on the date indicated above. Your continued use of the Web Site after any changes are made to this Privacy Policy indicates your agreement with the terms of the changed Privacy Policy.




This Privacy Policy only applies to information collected by through the Web Site. The Privacy Policy does not apply to any unsolicited information provided to through the Web Site or through any other means. This includes, but is not limited to, information posted to any public areas of the Web Site and any unsolicited submissions. All such information will be treated as public information.


Links to Other Web Sites


This Privacy Policy applies only to the Web Site. The Web Site may contain links to other web sites not operated or controlled by The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to the Third Party Sites. The links from the Web Site do not imply that endorses or has reviewed the Third Party Sites. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their privacy policies.


Social Media


Through the Web Site, you can choose to access certain social media web sites and services that are owned and controlled by third parties (e.g. Facebook and Twitter) (the “Social Media Services”). When you elect to access and use the Social Media Services, you will be sharing your information (which will include personal information if you elect to share such information) with those Social Media Services. As with other Third Party Sites, the information that you share with the Social Media Services will be governed by the privacy policies and terms of service of the providers of such Social Media Services and not by the policies and procedures we describe here.