These Terms of Use & Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) governs your use of this website and any content made available from, through, or to, this website located at www.onewordforlife.com, including any subdomains of this website (the "Website"). The Website is made available by the creator of the One Word for Life organization "the organization" or "One Word for Life", "we" or "us").

By visiting or accessing this Website, or using the services offered on or through this Website, or submitting a word to this Website, you agree to the terms of use and this Privacy Policy, as it may be amended from time to time. As we update or modify our Website and services, this Privacy Policy may change, so please check back to this page from time to time. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into, and made a part of, the One Word for Life Website Terms and Conditions of Use located at: www.onewordforlife.com/privacy which generally governs your use of this Website.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to information you provide to us, or that we obtain, other than through use of this Website. This Privacy Policy applies only to information that the organization collects about you and only to the Website to which it is linked. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact: info@onewordforlife.com

This Privacy Policy is intended for users who are located in the United States of America. This Privacy Policy shall be interpreted under the laws of the United States. For users located outside of the United States, the organization undertakes to the extent reasonably possible to protect personally identifiable information made available by users to the Website.


In order to authenticate the identity of the contributor of a word to the organization where the identity of the contributor is an significant part of the meaning of the word in the context of its contribution to the organization, we may ask you or third parties that you designate for personal information solely to authenticate the identity of the contributor. Providing this personal information is optional at the contributor?s discretion. However, we reserve the right to reject any such submission that cannot be authenticated. We may collect this personal information from your computer each time you visit us. Personal information includes, for example, email addresses or other wireless device addresses, and other information that may identify you as an individual or allow online or offline contact with you to authenticate your identity

This Privacy Policy explains what personal and other information is collected on our Website, how it may be used by us, and with whom we may or may not share such information.

Please take a few minutes to read our Privacy Policy to understand how we do and do not use your information.


We collect two types of information: User-provided information (both personal and aggregated data) and Website usage information.

User-Provided Information. Personal data that we collect from users such as name and contact information is optional at the user?s discretion. We reserve the right to authenticate the identity of contributors using such option. Aggregate data that we collect includes information about Website usage and traffic patterns, but does not include personally identifiable information.

Website Usage Information. Website usage information that we collect from users includes "cookies", "clear GIFs", and IP address and clickstream data. Website usage information may be collected by us or on our behalf by our authorized services providers who are under obligations of confidentiality.

Cookies. Cookies are small data files kept on your computer?s hard drive for record keeping purposes which are sent from a Web server when you visit it to your browser or related software. In order to improve and personalize your use of our Website, we may use cookies to keep and sometimes track information about you, where you travel on our Website, what you look at, and such cookies may enable us to relate your use of our Website to other information about you, which may include your personal information. We do not control cookies left by third parties and such cookies are not subject to our Privacy Policy. While many Web browsers can be set to inform you of cookies being sent to your computer or to reject cookies, rejecting a cookie may preclude you from using, or negatively affect, the function of the Website or its features or functions.

Clear GIFs. A clear GIF, also known as a pixel tag or web beacon, is usually a one pixel, transparent image (although capable of being visible) on a webpage or in an e-mail or other electronic message which is retrieved from a remote site on the internet enabling the authentication or verification of an individual?s receipt or viewing of a webpage or electronic message. We may use clear GIFs on our Website and in communications with you to enable us to know whether you have visited our Website or received a message.

IP Addresses and Clickstream Data. We use various methods to collect aggregated information, such as information volunteered or contributed by users, and which pages users access and visit. Our servers may collect automatically data about your server?s internet address when you visit our website, including your server?s Internet Protocol address, a number your internet service provider automatically assigns to your computer whenever you are accessing the internet. In order to obtain information for internal system administration, to help us diagnose problems with our server, to gather broad demographic data, including internet service provider, and to administer our Website, our server may record the following data when you request pages from our Website: your IP address; your domain name; the referring page that linked you to our Website (whether a search engine or another Webpage); the pages you visit on our Website; the Website you visit after our Website; other information about the type of web browser, computer, platform, software or settings you use; search terms you have used on our or any referring Website; and other web usage activities and data logged by our web servers. This information may also be linked with your personal information when in our sole determination we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, or to protect our Website, contributors or others.


We do not share your personal information except as described below. We may share your personal and aggregated information with our third party service providers who are under written confidentiality obligations as described below. We may use third party service providers to help operate our Website and deliver our services or for other business purposes such as Website or database hosting companies, analytics, and may share your personal information with them. Unless otherwise described below, these third party service providers do not have the right to use the personal information that we provide to them for any other purpose except to the extent necessary for them to assist us.

Personal and aggregated information may be used to improve the content of this Website, to customize the Website?s content or layout, to notify users about updates to the Website, to analyze user behavior and interest in and use of our Website and e-mails. We may use personal information you provide to our Website to respond to your requests, authenticate your contribution, provide you with services and features and functions offered through the Website, and to maintain our internal record keeping. We may correlate any information collected through different means or at different times, including both personal information and Website usage information, and use such information along with information obtained from other sources, including third parties. We may also use information provided on an anonymous, aggregate basis to analyze traffic and usage patterns. We may disclose aggregate statistics regarding user behavior and content contributions as a measure of interest in and use of our Website and that do not describe or identify any individual user or contributor.

We may use information or contributions that you provide to us through the Website, e-mails, and other electronic communications, and we may use your name if you, at your option, provide it, in publications both on-line on our Website and in physical media, whether such media is now known or invented in the future. Please be advised that any contribution you make to our Website or in any e-mail or other electronic message may be used by us for any lawful purpose, with or without attribution. You agree that any contribution you send will comply with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

When you contribute content to this Website, the contribution may be made available to the general public and will not be considered personal information for purposes of this Privacy Policy or the applicable Terms of Use. Accordingly, we recommend that you do not submit any sensitive information such as your full name, home address, phone number, financial or other information that would enable other users to locate you on our Website. Your e-mail address may be used by us to authenticate the identity of the contributor where the identity of the contributor is an significant part of the meaning of the word in the context of its contribution to the organization.


We may disclose personal information to government authorities at our discretion and other third parties when compelled by process of law or otherwise required by or court order or subpoena. We may also disclose personal information when we have reason to believe that someone has committed or will commit unlawful acts or acts that endanger the health or safety of another, or is causing injury to, or interference with, our rights or property, other users of this Website, anyone else that could be harmed by such acts.


You have the right to ?Opt-out? of certain uses of your personal information. You may choose to not receive correspondence from us by emailing us at: info@onewordforlife.com or faxing to: 650-327-7575 and indicating that you opt to not receive any further correspondence from us other than our confirmation of your opt-out. If you opt-out of receiving correspondence from us, we may still contact you regarding your relationship, activities, and communications with us


General. Because no transmission of data over the internet can be guaranteed to be secure, it may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions and communications with us unlawfully. Therefore, while we will take reasonable steps to protect the security and integrity of all personal information provided to our Website, we cannot guarantee that information will be absolutely safe from interference or intrusion by unauthorized third parties, such as hackers, during transmission through the internet or while stored on our computer systems. Any transmission by you is done at your own risk. We will have no liability for disclosure of any information due to errors or unauthorized acts of third parties during or after transmission. In the event that we believe that the security of your personal information in our possession may have been compromised, we may attempt to notify you of this. Any such notification will be made as promptly as possible under the circumstances. To the extent that we have an email address for you, we may notify you by email or other means as required by law. You hereby consent to our use of email for this purpose.

Phishing. Phishing is the illegal use by unauthorized individuals of email or electronic communications to request personal information or sensitive information to be used for identity theft, often by purporting to represent a legitimate company or legitimate purposes. If you receive an email or direction to another website that does not seem to be affiliated with our Website that requests personal information or any sensitive information, or that seems suspicious to you, please do not provide such information and report such request to us at: info@onewordforlife.com.

Children. Our Website is not intended for use by children or persons under the age of 18. No one under the age of 18 is authorized to provide any personal information or contribution to this Website. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 18. In the event a child under the age of 18 makes a submission or contribution to this Website, the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy still apply.

Wireless addresses. If the email address that you provide is a wireless email address, you agree to receive communications from us, if any, at such wireless email address (unless you opt-out as described above), and you will be liable for any charges from your wireless carrier for such communications. By providing such wireless email address, you represent that you are the owner or authorized user of such wireless device and which messages may be received, and that you are authorized to accept the applicable charges.



We reserve the right to change or update this Privacy Policy, or any other or our policies and practices, at any time. We will notify users of this Website by posting such changes or updates on this webpage, which shall be effective immediately upon posting.


If you have any questions about our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, please contact us at: info@onewordforlife.com.