Privacy Policy

Net Impact is committed to protecting the privacy of our members and website users' personal information. This statement applies with respect to the information that we collect from the Net Impact website, located at, and associated web properties. Amendments to this statement will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any amendment, modification or change shall constitute your acceptance thereof.

Personal information

We collect personally identifiable information in a number of ways, including our member network registration form, user surveys, website forms, and other data collection instruments.

The information collected via the member registration form is aggregated in your profile. You may update or change your personal information any time by logging into the website and navigating to the "My Account" section.

We may use information you provide to contact you with periodic notifications about your membership, network updates, messages, and new features and services. Users may opt out of receiving future communications from Net Impact by following the instructions set forth in the Opt-Out section below.

We do not share or provide your information with third parties, other than as necessary for the functions of the Net Impact website.

Newsletter subscriptions

Net Impact currently publishes a number of regularly delivered email newsletters. Users may opt-out of receiving any of these newsletters by following the instructions set forth in the "Opt Out of Communications" section below.

Irregular communications

Net Impact will from time to time deliver email communications to members, employers, partners, advertisers, sponsors, and newsletter subscribers in our database on behalf of Net Impact Central, Partners, or Net Impact professional chapters. Individuals who do not wish to receive such communications may opt out by following the instructions set forth in the "Opt Out of Communications" section below.  

If there's ever a major error included in a Net Impact email that provides misleading information, Net Impact will send a corrected version of the email, accompanied with an explanation of the problem.


At times Net Impact will run surveys asking for specific contact or demographic information, such as information personal preferences/opinions about specific Net Impact programs, events, and resources. These surveys are always optional. The purpose of these surveys is to improve the programs, initiatives, and resources for our members.


From time to time, Net Impact will publish testimonials from its members in marketing materials and on the Net Impact website. By communicating positive comments to Net Impact regarding Net Impact's programs, events and resources, you consent to allow Net Impact to use those comments in whole or in part in Net Impact's promotional materials as well as third-party materials promoting Net Impact.

Off-site links

Net Impact provides links to other websites. Net Impact is not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of these other sites.

Co-branded sites

From time to time, we work with trusted partners. You may find our logo on various other websites. These types of pages are branded by both Net Impact and a partner. However, the data collected on these types of pages is not governed by our privacy policy. Your activity and information on these sites is governed, gathered and controlled by the privacy statement on the URL/domain address you're visiting.

Framed sites

Net Impact may syndicate its content to and distribute its content through other sites on the Internet. Although you may see the Net Impact logo on these pages, your activity and information on a framed site is governed, gathered, and controlled by the privacy statement on the URL /domain address you're visiting. Net Impact does not receive user information back from these framed sites.


When you view our website we might store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "cookie" or similar file. Cookies are small pieces of information stored on your hard drive, not on our site. Cookies do not spy on you or otherwise invade your privacy, and they cannot invade your hard drive and steal information. Rather, they help you navigate a website as easily as possible. We use cookies to identify you and to deliver content specific to your interests.

You can turn off cookies through the Preferences option on your web browser. Turning off cookies, however, may cause technical difficulties when navigating the website, and may limit your ability to log in and access your profile.


Our site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of your personal information including limiting staff access and the use of encrypted data.

Change/modify information

Net Impact gives users the following options for changing or modifying your information:

To modify your personal information via your account:

To have Net Impact update your personal information:

  • Email us at
  • Call us at (415) 495-4230
  • Contact us via postal mail at:

Net Impact
1333 Broadway, Suite 250 
Oakland, CA 94612

Opt Out of Communications from Net Impact

You can opt out from receiving newsletters and irregular communications from us by taking the following actions:

To opt out via your Professional Profile:

    To have Net Impact opt you out:

    • Email us at:
    • Call us at: (415) 495-4230
    • Send a request via postal mail to:

    Net Impact

    1333 Broadway, Suite 250 

    Oakland, CA 94612

    Additionally, at the end of every email communication from Net Impact, there is a link to opt-out and/our update your subscriptions. When we receive an opt-out request, we will take steps to stop sending email to the requestor's email address within 10 business days.

    Please note that you may still receive emails about your membership, including information about your expiration date.

    To delete your account

    To delete your account, please contact

    Operations in the United States

    Our website and the servers that make this site available worldwide are located in the United States. The Internet laws in the United States govern all matters relating to this site. Any information you provide in subscribing to our website or registering at our website will be transferred to the United States. By visiting our site and submitting information, you authorize this transfer, processing and use.

    Legal disclaimer

    Net Impact will disclose personal and aggregate information when required by a valid legal mechanism such as a search warrant, subpoena, or court order, or when we deem it necessary, in our sole discretion, to protect our rights and the safety of others, or our members, employees, or properties.