The GRUS Privacy Policy

Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Information We Collect

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Georgia Rural Urban Summit website. On some pages, you can make requests or submit comments, and/or register to receive GRUS materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

Email address
Phone number
Fax number
How you heard of GRUS [i.e. search engine, partner organization, etc.]

On certain pages, submissions can be made containing information about other people or organizations. For example, if you sumbit an Event online, you will need to submit the contact information pertinent to the event. In this circumstance, the types of personal information collected are:

Job Title
Phone Number
Fax number
Web address (when applicable)

The Way We Use Information

You can register with our web site if you would like to receive our GRUS News and Legislative Alerts, as well as updates on our services. Information you submit on our web site will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form.

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our web site and/or share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our web site, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Our Commitment To Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our Commitment To Children's Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our web site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our web site is structured to attract anyone under 13.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections. You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by logging into our Member Area at You may also use the Members link at the top of each page. Use your email address and password to access your information. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. To retrieve your password, select the Forgot Password link provided on that page and a new password will be emailed to you.

You may also correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.

How To Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at 404.522.GRUS (4787) or send us an email at .