Privacy Statement

Last Updated July 1, 2017

Real Black Grandmothers (RBGM) is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement (“Privacy Statement”), which is part of the Terms, governs your use of the RBGM Site and describes our practices concerning information collected on the RBGM Site. By using the RBGM Site, you consent to our collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

Collection and Use of Your Information
We or our service providers may collect your personal information (“Your Information) when you voluntarily provide it. For example: if you submit a testimony or comment.

You consent to use of your information for the purposes you provided it and for the purpose of sending you information or materials we think may be of interest to you.

If you no longer want to receive communications from others or us on the RBGM Site, you may follow the “unsubscribe” instructions in the email or contact us at

If you submit any personal information about any other person, you warrant that you have the right to submit it to the RBGM Site.

Our Site may use cookies, which are small data files placed on your computer, or similar technologies. You are not required to accept cookies from our Site. You can disable the cookies function, or delete existing cookies, by using your web browser’s options. If you disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain features on our Site.

Other Information
We may also collect other information about visitors to our Site, such as the IP address associated with your computer or device used to access our Site, the time and date of visits to our Site, the web pages viewed during a visit, the type of web browser and operating system used, the web site that referred or linked you to our Site, and the web site you visited upon leaving our Site. We may use this information to analyze how visitors use our Site so we can improve the quality of the information and services we provide and similar reasons. We do not use this information in a non-aggregated manner, but we reserve the right to do so if we deem it appropriate in response to legal process, to protect someone’s rights, or similar reasons.

Sharing Information with Third Parties
We may share your Personal Information with our service providers that help provide services through the RBGM Site, including for hosting and email (“Service Providers”).

We also may share your Personal Information if we determine it is necessary or appropriate to: (1) comply with legal process and law enforcement, including civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders and other compulsory disclosures; (2) enforce the Terms; (3) respond to claims about violation of third party rights; (4) respond to inquiries; (5) protect the rights and property, of Real Black Grandmothers, its users or the public; (6) in connection with an acquisition, merger, or other reorganization; or (7) other reasons we determine in good faith are necessary or appropriate to pursue available remedies or limit damages.

When you participate in certain features such as the comments section of Testimonies, you may share Your Information with readers and authors. Please follow our guidelines in the Terms and on the Site for using these features and making any information public.

Review and Update Your Information
If you wish to review and update information provided with your submission, you can do so by emailing us at

We strive to keep Your Information in a secure manner and safeguard it from unauthorized access. Of course, no transmission over the Internet or data storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to or receive from us or that we store on our Service Provider’s systems, so you provide Your Information at your own risk.

Location of Servers and Transfer of Information
Our servers are located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, the information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using the RBGM Site or providing your Personal Information to us, you consent to this transfer and to the collection, storage, processing and use of your Personal Information in the United States. If you are located in the United States, our Service Providers may not be located in your geographic area in the United States, and you consent to this transfer within the United States. If you access the RBGM Site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws of your jurisdiction.

Children Under Age 13
Our Site is designed for use solely by individuals 13 years and older. By using our Site, you represent and warrant that you are at least 13-years-old. If you are not at least 13-years-old, you should not provide any personal or other information on our Site. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have inadvertently collected any personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information. If you are a parent or legal guardian and believe your child under age 13 may have provided personally identifiable information through our Site, please contact us at

For any questions you may have about this Privacy Statement, please contact us at