Our mission at Greater Sum is to ENABLE EARLY-STAGE INNOVATORS TO CREATE NEW SOLUTIONS TO OLD PROBLEMS BY PROVIDING THE TOOLS, CONNECTIONS, AND ASSISTANCE THEY NEED TO REALIZE EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS TO SIGNIFICANT AND ONGOING PROBLEMS AROUND THE WORLD. Greater Sum uses online tools and content to help emerging nonprofit social enterprises connect with important information, tool, and mentors. We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy rights of our users.

This Privacy Policy discloses privacy practices for  (“Site”). This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by the Site.

Information We Collect and How We Use It:


Greater Sum uses information collected by the Site consistent with our mission. We will not sell and/or share certain data to other organizations.

Log Data

When you use our Site, we may receive information (“Log Data”) such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device information (including device and application IDs), search terms, and cookie information. We receive Log Data when you interact with our Site, for example, when you visit our Site, sign into our Site, interact with our email notifications and text messages, or use your account to authenticate to a third-party website or application. We may also receive Log Data when you click on, view, or interact with links on our Site, including links to third-party applications. Greater Sum uses Log Data to provide, understand, and improve our Site. We store Log Data security and indefinitely. We have a strict policy of not storing any identifying or sensitive information in the logs.


We use “cookies” on this Site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a Site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our Site and identify repeat visitors to our Site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our Site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our Site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our Site. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you turn off your cookie settings, you may still use our Site, but your ability to use some features or areas of the Service may be limited.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our Site:

  1. See what data we have about you, if any;

  2. Change or correct any data we have about you;

  3. Have us delete any data we have about you, including deleting your account; and

  4. Express any concern you have about our use of your data.


Use by Children Under 13 Years of Age is Prohibited

The Service is not intended for use by persons under 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information online from children under the age of 13. If you become aware that your child, or any child, has provided us with their personal information, please contact us [here] to have the user account terminated. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.

Third-Party Links

This Site contains links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible or liable for the content or privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of any other website that collects personally identifiable information. Nevertheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Site and welcome any feedback about these linked websites, including if a specific link does not work.

Information Security

We work hard to protect Greater Sum and our users from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of information we hold. In particular:

  1. All site traffic and user data is encrypted with high grade encryption meeting or exceeding current industry standards.

  2. We review our information collection, storage, and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to systems.

  3. We restrict access to personal information to Greater Sum owners, employees, contractors, and agents who need to know that information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.


Basic Account Information

When users create an online user account, we collect personally identifiable information, including but not limited to: first name, last name, grade level, email address, password, and phone number (optional). We use users’ telephone numbers only to send weekly text message reminders. Users may opt-out of this feature at any time.

Additional Information

When the user completes tasks on the online portal, we may also collect a wide variety of personal information as it pertains to the user registration process. This information is subject to change at any time as we revise and improve our content.


Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time, and all updates will be posted on this page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change, unless otherwise specified.

Terms of Service Please also visit our Terms of Service section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of the Service.


Last Modified June 25, 2017



The Greater Sum greatly values our donors and takes affirmative measures in accordance with industry standards to protect their information. As a donor submitting personally identifying information (“Personal Information”) to us or any of our staff, you consent to the terms and conditions of the policy and to our processing and use of Personal Information for the purposes stated below. 

Personal Information

“Personal Information” is information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address, telephone number, and email address. We collect and store the personally identifiable information that you have provided us via one of the email addresses identified on our website or when you otherwise contact us in person, by phone or email, with a question.  We collect your name, email address and other contact information if you register for an event.  We also collect your name, email address, telephone number and payment information when you make a contribution, either on our website, at a special event, over the phone or by mailing in a check.  The above list provides a sample of personal information that may be collected by The Greater Sum.  From time to time, we may collect personal information from you in ways not described above. 

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

  • We will not send you mailings on behalf of other organizations.

  • We will collect payment information, billing address and other information necessary to process a donation or event registration. 

  • We will use your information to comply with the law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the requirements of law or comply with legal process served on us.  

  • We will use the personal information to protect against potential fraud.  We may verify with third parties the information collected in the course of processing a gift, event registration or other donation.  If you use a credit or debit card on the website, we may use card authorization and fraud screening services to verify that your card information and address matches the information that you supplied to us and that the card being used has not been reported lost or stolen.

  • You have the right to review information that we have collected about you.  To review that information please contact us in writing at

Except as described in this Privacy Policy or at the time we request the information, we do not otherwise disclose your personal information to any third parties. 

Changes to the Donor Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time.  When we do, we will note the last update at the bottom of this Privacy Policy. 

You can learn more by reading our general Privacy Policy.


Last Modified June 1, 2017