Privacy and Cookie Policy

Last Updated: June 22, 2023

The Rhode Island School for Progressive Education (RISPE) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through this Privacy Policy. This Policy explains how we handle and use the personal information we collect from our website users and our rights and your rights regarding this information.

1. Collection of Information

We collect personal information from you when you voluntarily provide it to us. This may include your name, email address, phone number, and any other details you choose to provide when you fill out a form on our site, sign up for our newsletter, apply for one of our programs, or make a donation.

2. Use of Information

We use your personal information to respond to inquiries, process donations, enroll you in our programs, send newsletters and updates, and for any other purpose for which you provided the information. We may also use your information to improve our website, customer service, and program offerings.

3. Protection of Information

We implement a variety of security measures to protect the safety of your personal information. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice, except as described herein.

4. Third-Party Services

We may use third-party service providers to process donations, deliver newsletters, and manage our website. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf for their own purposes.

5. Cookies

Our website may use “cookies” to enhance your experience. Your web browser places cookies on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about your site usage. You may choose to set your web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.

6. Changes to this Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. If we make changes, we will revise the date at the top of this Policy and, in some cases, may provide additional notice such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending an email notification.

7. Your Rights

You have the right to access the personal information we hold about you, to request correction of any inaccurate personal data, and to object to the processing of your personal data in some circumstances.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

Please note that this policy may change from time to time, and we encourage you to review it periodically. Your continued use of our website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes.

9. Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

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