I. Too Young to Wed Privacy Statement


This website is provided by Too Young to Wed ("TYTW") and hosted in the United States. For purposes of this Statement, "website" includes our social media. Too Young to Wed is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that advocates for the dignity of girls and women around the world, with a commitment to end child marriage. TYTW is committed to protecting your right to privacy. A Privacy Policy is a legal agreement that explains what kinds of personal information we gather from website visitors, how we use this information, and how we keep it safe. Where we have made any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will make this clear on our website or contact you about any changes. 


We have updated this Policy to comply with the new requirements set forth for residents of the European Union in the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). We are a "data controller" for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 and (from 25 May 2018) the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 ("Data Protection Law"). This means that if you are an EU Data Subject that provides us information governed by this Privacy Policy, we are responsible for, and control the processing of, your personal information. 

By visiting this website, you consent to our using any information that you provide to us or that we collect in accordance with the terms and conditions of this policy.

II. How we collect data 

When a visitor provides personal information to us, we use it for the purposes for which it was provided to us as stated at the point of collection or as obvious from the context of collection.

When you interact with us directly: This could be if you take an action on our website, like signing up to our newsletter list, make a donation, apply for a job or volunteering opportunity, or otherwise provide us with your personal information. This includes when you phone us, visit our website, or get in touch through the post, or in person.

When you interact with us through third parties: This could be if you provide a donation or information through a third party such as Salsa Labs (our donation platform) or one of the other third parties that we work with, and provide your consent for your personal information to be shared with us.

When you visit our website: We gather general information which might include which pages you visit most often and which information is of most interest to you. We may also track which pages you visit when you click different links in the emails we send. We also use "cookies" to help our site run effectively and to collect information. There are more details below – see 'Cookies'. We use this information to personalise the way our website is presented when you visit to make improvements and to ensure we provide the best service and experience for you.

III. What data we collect


When you contact us, we may collect: your name, contact information including physical address, email address, telephone number, and any other information that you voluntarily provide to us when you register for events, make inquiries, access various content and features or directly visit our website and social media. Newsletter sign-up and donations are voluntary - both go to our Salsa labs page.

We may collect platform data such as IP address, browsing actions, and traffic patterns which are automatically collected through cookies or other technologies. Transactional data, such as credit card information from secure donations, is collected from our Salsa Labs donation page.

Social Media

You can engage with us through social media websites and our website. When you engage with us on or through third-party social media sites, plug-ins, or applications, you may allow us to have ongoing access to certain information from your social media account (e.g., name, email address, photo, gender, birthday, the posts or the 'likes' you make). 

Depending on your settings and the privacy policies for social media and messaging services like Facebook and Twitter, you might give us permission to access information from those accounts or services. For example, we occasionally participate in Facebook’s advertising campaigns. Our advertisements and boosted posts may then appear when you access Facebook and on your Facebook feed. Your data is sent in an encrypted format that is deleted by Facebook if it does not match with a Facebook account. For more information please read the Facebook Business page about Custom Audiences and Facebook’s Data Policy. You can control what information you share through privacy settings available on some social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. For more information about how you can customize your privacy settings and how third party social media sites handle your personally identifiable information, please refer to their privacy help guides, privacy notices and terms of use.

IV. Why we collect your data

We collect information to engage with our community and provide visitors, donors and other members of the community with information concerning our grantee programs, projects, and other activities. We also collect information so that we can address our audience in the best way possible, for example deciding where to host our traveling exhibition, how to best make requests for donations, or where we should conduct outreach on child marriage. We collect financial information to accept donations and provide appropriate receipts. We also collect information to better understand our supporter network for analytical purposes. 

TYTW will never sell or share your information with parties outside of TYTW or our authorized agents and third-party partners who provide service to us. Only TYTW staff and our authorized agents or third-party partners will have access to personally identifiable information provided by visitors to our site. TYTW web servers are maintained in accordance with industry standards to secure information. All data collected is stored, accessed or processed in the United States.

Authorized Agents include Google Analytics, Cookies, and third party service providers.

V. Understanding Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to help us understand and track user behavior on our website. Google Analytics uses cookies and other automated tools to observe your preferences and movement during your visit to our website. This allows us to simplify navigation, for example, thereby helping us to make the site more user-friendly. You can prevent Google's acquisition and processing of the information that is generated by the cookie (including your IP address) by downloading and installing a browser plug-in. Further information on the terms of use and the privacy options of Google are available on:

VI. Understanding Cookies

Cookies are simply data stored by a website in your browser. They are intended to make browsing better by allowing a server to recall any customized information you have set. We use cookies on our site to personalize the experience of our visitors and to support some necessary functionality of our website. We also use cookies to better understand how visitors use our site. If you prefer not to accept cookies, you can modify browser preferences to reject cookies. If you reject all cookies, some areas of our and other websites may not display properly.

VII. Understanding Third Party Service Providers

We may disclose your information to service providers we have retained as processors to perform services on our behalf (either in relation to services performed for our clients, or information which TYTW uses for our own website-related updates). These service providers agree to requirements concerning the confidentiality and security of personal information shared with them.


Examples include:

  • IT service providers who manage our IT and back office systems and telecommunications networks;
  • marketing automation providers;
  • contact center providers.

VIII. We are GDPR and CalOPPA compliant 

We have updated this Policy to comply with the new requirements set forth for residents of the European Union in the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). We are a "data controller" for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 and (from 25 May 2018) the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 ("Data Protection Law"). This means that we are responsible for, and control the processing of, your personal information. 

Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code permits California residents to request from a business, with whom the California resident has an established business relationship, certain information about the types of personal information the business has shared with third parties for those third parties' direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year.  You may make one request each year by emailing us at

IX. Correcting or Accessing Your Data Information and Contact Info

You can unsubscribe from our emails at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ button on the bottom. If you would like to change, correct or delete any data we have received from you, please contact us by email or mail at the numbers and addresses provided below:

Too Young to Wed

1112 Main Street, 1st floor

Peekskill, New York 10566