Beyond Plastics values the privacy of our supporters, donors, and all users of this website, and we're committed to protecting the contact information that you share with us.

Beyond Plastics does not collect nor maintain records of your credit card information, and thus, we do not sell, trade, or release any such information. We will only ask for the personal information that we specifically need to process your advocacy actions and event registrations, email subscriptions, and donations.

All emails to people who’ve opted in to receive communications from Beyond Plastics include a link to unsubscribe.

Beyond Plastics does not make our email list available to any other individuals, organizations, or businesses, or sell, rent, exchange or otherwise disclose your personal information outside the organization, without your explicit permission. 


Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, email address, a home, postal or other physical address, other contact information, title, occupation, industry, personal interests, and other information when needed to provide a service or product or carry out a transaction you have requested. Unless you choose to voluntarily provide the information to us, we do not collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, address, telephone number, fax number, or email address. 


We may use standard technologies, such as “cookies” and other HTML tools, to collect information about how you use the site or to record that you opened an email marketing message. As such, we may log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which part of our website you visit and how long you spend there.

Some parts of the Beyond Plastics website uses cookies to track user traffic patterns. We do this in order to determine the usefulness of our website information to our users and to see how effective our navigational structure is in helping users reach that information. A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have visited.

If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser.


Beyond Plastics uses personal information to fulfill your requests to receive emails, register for events, to personalize your experience on our website, and to send you our newsletter or other targeted communications about the organization. We do not transfer or share your information except as provided below:

  1. Beyond Plastics may share your information with third parties if we collect your information for a specific purpose (e.g., to register you for an event) and such third parties must receive your information for registration purposes.

  2. Beyond Plastics may also send your personal information to other organizations or people if: we have your consent to share the information; or if required to do so by law, or if we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a court order or subpoena, to cooperate with investigations by law enforcement or regulatory authorities or to participate or cooperate with a judicial proceeding, or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our organization;

  3. In the event of a merger, consolidation or reorganization involving Beyond Plastics, or other similar transaction, your personal information will, in most instances, be transferred to the control of the third party that is part of that transaction.


Beyond Plastics is committed to protecting your personal information and do so with certain physical and technological procedures. However, we cannot ensure the security of the information as you transmit it to us, and so we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. This includes using a secure browser where applicable.

Beyond Plastics is a project of Bennington College, One College Drive, Bennington Vermont, 05201. © 2020 Beyond Plastics. All Rights reserved.