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Privacy Policy

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Try-Town Against Racism, Inc. (TTAR)

Updated 1/27/2023


TTAR is committed to protecting your privacy. Because your privacy is important to us, we provide you with this notice explaining our information practices, what information we collect, and how it is used:


This site is owned and operated by TTAR. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At TTAR, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.

Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding capturing and using that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.

Under no circumstances doesTTAR divulge any information about an individual user to a third party. TTAR will not share or sell a donor’s personal information with anyone else nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to information collected both online and offline.


By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by TTAR. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy or any aspect of this website, please get in touch with us using our contact form.


TTAR gathers three types of information about users:

  • Membership information needed to create your account (if applicable).

  • Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our message boards or forums, to email a friend, and from participation in polls, incident reports, and surveys.

  • Information TTAR gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to tailor our content to readers’ needs better.

Under no circumstances does TTAR divulge any information about an individual user to a third party without their explicit consent.

TTAR gathers user information In the following processes:

Account Creation (where applicable)

During registration, the user must supply a username, password, and email address. Accounts are not required to view the site, but they are required to post in the forum.

Optional Voluntary Information

We offer the following services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:

Message boards/forums policy: Users of the site’s Forums must register in order to post messages, although they needn't register to visit the site. 

“Share” policy: Our site users can choose to electronically forward a link, page, or document to someone else by clicking the "share" icons. The user must provide their email address, as well as that of the recipient. This information is used only in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any other purpose.

Polling: We may offer interactive polls to users so they can easily share their opinions with other users and see what our audience thinks about important issues. Opinions or other responses to polls are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user. TTAR may use a system to “tag” users after they have voted so that they can vote only once on a particular question.

Surveys: TTAR may occasionally conduct user surveys to target our content to our audience better. Survey results may be occasionally be posted on our website, social media, or newsletters.

Incident reports: Voluntary information gathered through TTAR's "Discrimination Incident Report" is used to establish patterns, highlight deficits, and for confidential reporting purposes. TTAR is not affiliated with any government entity or official reporting authority, and completing this form does not replace reporting this incident to the establishment where the incident occurred. Your personal identifying information will NOT be shared outside of TTAR without your explicit consent through writing, although non-identifying details may be shared with the affiliated authority.

Usage Tracking

TTAR tracks user traffic patterns throughout our website. TTAR breaks down overall usage statistics according to a user's location and devices used (desktop or mobile). We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.

Children's Privacy: Our Service does not address anyone under 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and you know that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

If We need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your information and your country requires consent from a parent, we may require your parent's consent before we collect and use that information.

We place a text file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information, although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. TTAR uses cookies to validate your user session securely.

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you’ve set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site. However, you do need cookies to log in to your account.


TTAR uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience on our site, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.

As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to enable users to participate in polls, surveys, and forums.

When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas, this helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in the Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users.

TTAR creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns. We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.

TTAR may also use the information we collect to show you content that we think you might find interesting.  Third-party vendors, such as Facebook, show our ads on their website and in some cases, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website. 


TTAR uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs. We will not share information about individual users with any third party except to comply with applicable laws or valid legal processes or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.


TTAR operates secure data networks protected by industry-standard firewalls and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary, and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our constituents.

Our donation form, provided through GiveButter, is protected by an SSL certificate. All your information is encrypted before being submitted. Information gathered by our donation platform will never be shared with a third-party vendor.


Occasionally, TTAR will provide direct links to our community partners on our website and newsletter. These sites are out of our direct control, and by visiting the Site, our Site visitors acknowledge this fact and accept any risks that may be incurred by visiting other sites. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Please read their privacy policies before submitting information.  We hold no responsibility or liability for content and activities on these sites. 

The Site may contain advertisements or sponsorships, which are offered by third parties, and, in some instances, the Site itself or parties associated with the Company. We do not endorse the companies placing such advertisements or sponsorships and are not responsible for any Personally Identifiable Information collected by advertisements not associated with the Site or the Company.

Contacting Us:
If you have any questions about this Web site’s privacy policies or practices or your interaction with this Web site, please contact us by:

1. Sending an e-mail to us at
2. Writing to us at:

Tri-Town Against Racism

PO Box 271

Marion, MA 02748

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