Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

This Terms of Use and Privacy Policy governs your access to www.id2020.org (“Site”) and the manner in which Identity2020 Systems, Inc. (“ID2020”) collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users ("Users") of its Site. The Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected offline.


ID2020 is a Delaware not-for-profit corporation registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3). ID2020’s principal office is at 584 Castro St #901, San Francisco, CA 94114-2512, USA.

Information regarding ID2020, including financial information and related filings, may be obtained by contacting us at id2020.org. Upon request, information may also be obtained from the office of the New York State Attorney General Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. Registration with a state, such as New York, does not constitute an endorsement of an organization by such state’s charities bureau.

The Site

ID2020 may periodically publish information on the Site. Unless otherwise indicated, information published to the Site may be accessed and utilized by Users pursuant to a Creative Commons license: by Attribution.

ID2020 cares about your privacy and has adopted this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy to govern how we interact with you and your information when you visit the Site.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site, contact us through the email address listed on the Site, subscribe to receive additional information, fill out a form, or make a donation, to the extent that such features are currently enabled on the Site. Users may be asked for their name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and credit card information, as applicable to the Users interaction with the Site. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that such refusal may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities, such as donating to ID2020.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with the Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users’ means of connection to the Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies and analytics

We may, but do not as of the date of this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, use "cookies" to enhance User experience when engaging with the Site. A User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Data tracked for Users may potentially include a User’s IP address, pages visited, time of visits, and referring website. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies (which may reduce the information obtained by ID2020 when a User visits the Site), or to alert the User when cookies are being sent. If they do so, some parts of the Site may not function properly.

We may, but do not as of the date of this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, engage a third party analytics service to process information regarding User engagement with the Site.

How ID2020 uses collected information

ID2020 collects information regarding Users and their interactions with the Site for the following purposes:

  • To process donations: We may use the information Users provide about themselves when making a donation to provide service to that donation. We share this information with outside parties to the extent necessary to process the donation.
  • To send periodic emails: We may use the email address to send Users information and updates pertaining to their donation. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If a User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include ID2020 news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or the User may contact us via our Site.
  • Research and programming purposes: We may use the information Users provide about themselves to evaluate the success of ID2020’s mission, analyze Site usage, and improve our Site’s content, layout, and services, or to inform the projects ID2020 supports in furtherance of its mission.

We may inform Users of other purposes at the time that we collect some forms of information.

How ID2020 protects your information

We have adopted appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

[Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. Our Site is also in compliance with PCI vulnerability standards in order to create as secure of an environment as possible for Users.]

Sharing your personal information

ID2020 does not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and Users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

ID2020 will not disclose personally identifiable information we collect from Users to third parties without express permission except to the extent necessary including:

· To fulfill User requests for services from us

· To respond to the legal process or comply with the law

· In connection with orderly accounting, reporting or liquidation of the organization

We may also share your information with companies that provide us with services, or with a successor legal entity.

Third party websites and our publications on the Site

Users may find content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

ID2020 may share on its website information published by partners, interested parties and projects in the digital identity space, or ID2020-generated materials regarding our activities, our partners’ activities and developments in the digital identity space. Unless otherwise indicated, ID2020 makes no representation regarding the accuracy or validity of the data, intellectual property and statements made in such materials. Furthermore, ID2020 is not responsible for updating any information included in such materials.

Changes to this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

ID2020 has the discretion to update this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will update the date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of any modifications.

ID2020 is based in the United States, and any information transmitted to us may be stored, accessed, or processed in the United States. Residents of some other countries, including residents of the European Union, should be aware that the laws of the United States do not offer the same protections as the laws of your home country.

Your acceptance of this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, please contact us at:

[email protected]

This page was last updated on February 26, 2019.