Privacy Policy

This website is created and maintained by Coexistence, Inc. doing business as Embracing Our Differences (hereinafter, sometimes referred to as “us, “we” and "EOD") and is provided for the information and convenience of our supporters and to further our mission. Your use of our website is subject to the terms and conditions contained herein as well as this Privacy Policy.  You should also review our Donor Privacy Policy.

What Information Do We Collect?

Embracing Our Differences collects information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, make a submission to our art and/or writing competitions or otherwise complete an online form. When ordering, donating or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways:

  • To improve our website. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive.
  • To process charitable donations or retail transactions. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of completing your charitable contribution, or delivering the purchased product requested. We do not keep your credit card information.
  • To administer our annual art and quotation contests and publicize the winners thereof.
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
  • To send periodic emails. Your email address may be used to send information and updates pertaining to your order or charitable contribution, in addition to receiving occasional organization news, updates or other information. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you make a charitable donation, make a retail purchase or enter, submit, or access your personal information. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via secure technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider’s database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private credit card information will not be stored on our servers.

Do we use cookies?

We do not use cookies.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property or safety.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party information on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Security and Disclaimer

Although we use security that we believe to be appropriate to protect your personal information, we do not guarantee that our security precautions will protect against, and we expressly disclaim any liability for, any loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions page establishing the use, disclaimers and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or change this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason without notice; changes shall be effective upon posting on this website. Please check back regularly for updates.

Your Consent

By using our website, you consent to our online Privacy Policy. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or our Donor Privacy Policy, or if you wish to contact us for any other reason, please use the address below:

Embracing Our Differences
PO Box 2559
Sarasota, FL 34230-2559 USA