What is a cookie?

A “cookie” is a small text file that is stored on your computer, mobile device, tablet, or other device when you visit a website or use an application. Cookies are sent back to the visited website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that specific cookie, and allows the website to recognize the user’s device.

Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as “session cookies“. When you restart browser and return to a website, the website will not recognize you and you will have to select any unique preferences again or log back in (if login is required).

Other cookies remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. Expiration dates are set within the cookies themselves, and some may expire after a few minutes while others may expire after many years. These are known a “persistent cookies” and enable the website to remember information about returning visitors.

Basic Data collected by cookies on this site

The Private Impact Organization, “The George Floyd Monument Project”, is the publisher and operator of the GFM website, Since this website is purely informational and has ZERO content personalization, third-party sharing, ads of any kind, or login access for public users, the cookies used are more for internal analytics and improving user experience:



You can delete these cookies at any time by following the options in the “Settings” section of your browsing device. AGAIN, we do not collect Personal Data on this website at this time. Once the Memorial Database is available. We will update these terms but still work to protect your privacy at the highest level.

Personal Data Definition

“Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

What third parties we receive data from

Due to our choice of using Twitter to organize pledges, we may request a token be used to connect the service to our site. These access tokens will mostly be made available for ease of tweeting images, quotes, or text directly from this website to your social media platform.

Cookies collected from website volunteers who login

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.

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.

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.

Be aware the embedded content can collect data

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.
Please ask an administrator before adding any embedded content to this site.

Volunteer Account Privacy Dump Request

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.