Privacy Policy

Who we are

Amity Island Running Club Inc. is a non-profit organization and tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our website address is:


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you leave us a comment on our website contact form, we collect the data submitted such as your name, email address, and phone number. We also collect your IP address automatically.
We keep this information for customer service purposes, and delete it after 30 days. We do not use the information for marketing purposes.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.


Cloud-based services:
We connect our website to CloudFlare and they collect information about visitors to our website in a few different ways, which typically includes items such as IP addresses, security fingerprints, DNS log data, and website performance data derived from browser activity.

See CloudFlare’s Privacy and Security Policy for more information.

Payment processors:

We use Stripe to process customer payments, and we share information that our customer provides such as name, billing address, shipping address, and email address in order to fulfill our customers order and receive electronic payment. Learn more about Stripe’s Privacy Policy.

Third party service providers:
We host our website on and they collect information about visitors to our website in a few different ways. They collect certain information that our visitors provide to our site, they collect some information automatically, and they collect any information that we provide to them about our visitors.

For example when a visitor leaves a comment on our Site, they collect that comment automatically, and other information that the visitor provides along with the comment, such as the visitor’s name and email address.

See OPTe’s Privacy Policy for more information.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Website Hosting: Our data is transferred across the world automatically by our data processor in order to host our website. Safe Guarded by OPTe

Content Delivery Network: Our data is transferred across the world automatically by our data processor CloudFlare in order to increase performance and security for our website. Safe Guarded by CloudFlare

Akismet Commenter Information: We send information about visitors who comment on Sites to the Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address…oh, and the comment itself, of course).  Safe Guarded by Automattic