Who we are
Great Transition Stories is an outreach project of NewStories, a 501 (c)(3) educational non-profit based in Washington State. It joins a constellation of other projects that are working at many different levels to nurture new stories for ourselves and our planet that are compassionate, collaborative, and creative.
Our website address is: http://greattransitionstories.org.
You can reach New Stories by snail mail at:
NewStories Administrative Office
924 East Ninth Avenue
Spokane, WA 99202
NewStories Storyfield Office
6591 Deerfoot Lane
Freeland, Washington 98249
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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 upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
When visitors send us a message through the Contact Us form, the data is sent to us via email and is saved in our database for our reference only. We will not add you to any mailing list without your consent. if you would like us to delete the data, please let us know and we will do so upon receipt of your request.
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 have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We use Google Analytics on our site to learn how we can improve it and make it more useful. Please see Google’s policy for how they handle this information which is stored at their site.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
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.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How we protect your data
We have WordFence Security Plug-in Installed to constantly monitor our sites for malicious activity.